Love gurus putting on a speed dating event in Ithaca this Saturday

February 20, 2014 by Karla Lopez

If you think speed dating is just a Hollywood fantasy, think again! Jessica English and Megan Begert are bringing back their highly demanded Speed Dating event this Saturday at Lot 10. It all began in 2011 at their first speed dating night with 30 participants.

Jessica English is the Director of Admissions at the Finger Lakes School of Massage. She likes to help people find romantic happiness. "As a single person in my 30s I often hear other singles lamenting the lack of available people to date here [in the Ithaca area]," says English. "I don't think this is true. I believe people have just lost the ability to meet other potential partners with our fast-paced, electronically driven world."

Megan Begert spends a lot of time reading and thinking about dating and relationships in today's age. She believes finding "The One" is a game of chance, and explains why this event can help singles in such a challenging environment. "Ithaca Speed Date narrows the playing field to people in your age range who are looking for a relationship, and gives you the opportunity to meet as many as 10 eligible matches in a safe, fun, no-pressure environment," says Begert.

Registration for this exciting event is $25 at, and the dates themselves run from 6-8pm this Saturday evening, February 22nd at Lot 10 on South Cayuga Street.



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