“I don’t want to meet anyone with too strong a scent. When women wear a lot of cologne, it seems like they have something to hide.” Allen participated in her company’s first speed dating night. They just need an opportunity like this to meet,” she said. When the scorecards were tallied, 18 of the 20 had chosen one another for dates.
At the first event held at Jack Doyles’ Metro Room, 10 men and 10 women aged 40 to 55 signed up to spend five minutes apiece with one another.
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She and longtime friend Debbie Allen, 55, often talk about how difficult it is to meet eligible men for serious relationships in Sarnia.
“The same people have been going out to the singles dinner clubs and the singles dances for the last 10 years,” Walton said.