PBSN was founded in 1981 by Ralph Israel, a single parent who was struggling to meet fellow singles.
“We offer a venue that is more conducive to those 40 and older to meet,” he says.
“The music we offer, the venues, just meet their needs.
After divorcing in 2007, White left Naples, Fla.—one of the most popular retirement communities in the Sunshine State and a good spot to meet single, older women—and moved back to Delaware to be closer to his grown daughters. Their pictures are 20 years old.” He joined a couple of local groups as a way of meeting new people.
He admits it wasn’t the best decision for his dating life. He’s now a co-organizer for Delaware Single Boomers and regularly hosts small gatherings for singles at his house.
“On average, [we] have two to three activities scheduled each week.
The social, non-dating environment allows people to get to know each other in a laidback, nonthreatening way.
hen Lewes resident Linda Woellmer said good night last July to the man she’d been dating, she didn’t know he actually meant goodbye.
The pair had been dating for a couple of months, and was attending a summertime party when Woellmer’s date said he wasn’t feeling well and wanted to go home. At 60, Woellmer is not waiting for love to find her.
As a result, several people have dated within the group.