THE NEWS HERALD -- Feb 25 -- Ashton and Vanboxel met on PlentyofFish.com. Before they tried online dating, they found it pretty tough to meet other singles who shared their interests. There are other ways for singles to meet each other, said Lawrence Morrison, an event coordinator for Cupid.com. Along with speed dating, Cupid.com organizes singles events. "If nothing else, people are out there making a connection even if it's just a friendship." That's exactly what Ann DeMuth wanted to do when she started IndividuALLS, a Lake County-based singles club for people 50+ which does everything from hikes and picnics to dining out and theater.
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Mark Brooks: Singles events are a great way to meet people but are very high workload to organize. Match used to offer Matchlive.com but folded it in 2004. (Full Disclosure: POF is a client of Courtland Brooks, and I was VP of Cupid.com at the time they acquired PreDating.com, the speed-dating arm of Cupid)