Kenny, a retirement plan administrator, was the last person Trisha spoke with that night.She remembered him telling her about his family and how some of them lived overseas like her.But trying to find common interests with the people he met and finding friends were priorities too.After going on all of his speed dates, Adrian said he expected to find a few matches of his own.Richard Andrews of Omaha goes on a three-minute date during the Omaha Public Library's annual speed dating event Sunday.
On Sunday afternoon, the program was held for those 45 to 55 and 56 and older.
Some speed dates, though, have led to fairy-tale endings.
Getzschman said she knew of three couples who met at past events and are now married. Speed dating match Kenny Champoux, 45, and Trisha Champoux, 42, are expecting a baby girl in April.
The event also shows how the library can be a community space, she said.
Rob Wilson, 60, was coaxed by his daughter to attend Sunday’s event.
When Trisha entered the speed dating event in February 2015 she had no expectations of meeting her future husband.