Speed dating for senior citizens
"Hi Pre Dating: Myself and Theresa (pictured) were the first couple to chat at a Honolulu Pre Dating event (venue All-Star Hawaii) in March of last year.After a successful "match" and quick exchange of e-mails, I asked Theresa to a local concert.
They have five minutes to talk, to learn each other's names and interests and backgrounds, and then a bell rings. Events like this are usually aimed at young professionals — until now.
(Erin Gallagher, Daily Southtown)"I'm still getting used to being alone, just me and the dog, and I'm kind of liking it."About 50 people attended the Orland Township-hosted event at the 94 West Grill and Tavern, 15410 94th Ave., Orland Park.
The romantic ambience was set with table cloths, candles, roses and flower petals.
Participates gave a donation to the food pantry to get in on the action.
Men sat at different tables, and women rotated from table to table in timed increments, staying only long enough to introduce themselves and talk a bit before moving on to the next potential love connection.
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"Each time, people come in and they're a little tense and a little nervous ...