Of course, the social awkwardness is worth it when you find "the one." For Jenn Duncan and Allison Rodgers, attendees of the very first speed dating event, they were lucky enough to do just that. She gives me some grief about being a Jersey girl, but we hit it off right away," Duncan said."I truly believe I did meet my mom soulmate, especially since not only did we get along so well, but so do our daughters who are around the same age," Rodgers said.In this "and they lived happily ever after" tale, the two Phoenix Valley moms now live in the same neighborhood, Southeast Mesa's Eastmark community.If you need to cancel you may be eligible for a refund or event rain check, based on our cancellation policy, provided you contact us before the event day.
This event is a great ice breaker and encourages bonds that last a lifetime which also makes attending all the other events on our calendar much easier for the shy mom," said MOMnation leader, Katie Lambert.
Singles Speed Dating The concept of "Speed Dating" has been around for 15 years.
Speed dating actually started in Los Angeles in 1998 when the first event was held by Rabbi Yaacov Devo, at Pete's Café in Beverly Hills.
But, they all agree it's a way to recharge their social batteries and meet new friends."I broke out of my shell and really dove into meeting new moms.
I was so glad when I sat down with a mom who was just as excited as I was to be out and eating hot food that wasn't a hot dog or fast food," Schanze said.