Tammy says she met four strong candidates, and two "maybes." "I’ve always been curious about speed dating.
I think that it is a good way to get out and try to make a connection with somebody, to make a new friend," she says. You go to church and you see the same people every week.
So in July the senior center started offering its first ever speed dating events to address the social isolation some older adults feel.There's ones for people aged 50 to 65; another for those 65 and up.He has taken a few women out to lunch since her death, but he says he wouldn't call that dating.“When you’re married that many years as long as I’ve been, you figure you’re never going to find love again because it’s too big of a loss," he explains, pausing, his voice beginning to crack.I thought that it was fabulous that the senior center did this for us.” Gordon marked “Yes” for all 12 women.
He says "the fact that the evenings and days are long and boring” is what brought him out.
It’s Gordon's sincere hope that he will gain a companion, but, if nothing else, some new friends.
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GRAND RAPIDS, MI - The last of four Battle Creek men convicted of prostituting a 14-year-old girl was sentenced to 20 years in prison. All will be on supervised release once their prison terms expire.
James Gabriel Smith, 28, was sentenced Thursday, Oct. Michael Ray Noble II, 22, who drove the girls to meet men, was sentenced to four years in prison and five years on supervised release.
That’s according to Cassidy Ardelean, the marketing manager at New Friends Memory Care and Assisted Living in Kalamazoo, where 60 seniors live.