Seeks to Establish Guinness(TM) World Record

    Speed Dating Events Scheduled Just Before Valentine's Day

    POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y., Jan. 31 /CNW/ --
(, North America's largest speed dating company,
announced today that it will attempt to establish the Guinness(TM) World
Record for the largest simultaneous speed dating event ever held. About 117 parties are scheduled to be held in about 100 cities in
the US and Canada on Tuesday evening, February 6th -- just in time for
Valentine's Day. In all, it is anticipated that more than 3,100 eligible
singles will participate in the record-breaking event, which equates to about
43,550 6-minute speed dates in one evening.
    Eric P. Straus, President & CEO of said, "We know that singles
want to find someone special with whom to share Valentine's Day. What better
time to attempt a new record for this new social phenomenon? This event will
enable thousands of singles to meet their Valentine ... and be a part of
    Reservations are now being accepted for the February 6th events. A
special registration and information page has been established that lists
cities throughout North America where speed dating parties will be held.
Provided the requisite elements are fulfilled, Guinness World Records, Ltd.
will certify the event following its conclusion and it may be listed in the
next edition of the Guinness Book of World Records.

    About, a subsidiary of, Inc., is a
subscription-based online dating site and live singles event marketing
company, making it the ultimate singles destination on the Web. The Company
claims about 1.6 Million members with profiles posted.

For further information:

For further information: Bill Cloutier, +1-904-217-0181,, 
or Eric Straus, +1-845-471-1450,, both of Web Site:        

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