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“My first day I met her, I went to get a coffee and I lifted my eyes up and I (had) seen the most beautiful pair of brown eyes I ever saw in my life,” Bob said.Windsor 50+ Singles Social Club member, Steve Mitrevski, 70, left, browses over photos at the The Royal Canadian Legion on Marentette Avenue, Saturday, June, 28, 2014. (RICK DAWES/The Windsor Star) Bob and his now wife, Lucile Gould, were widows and the club enabled them to find one another and to find love again, they said. all they want to do is be happy and socialize and the odd one of us do end up getting married.” Gould said Bob just caught her eye.Windsor 50+ Singles Social Club members, from left to right, Steve Mitrevski, 70, Josie Dolinar, 62, and Jean Weir, browse over photos at the The Royal Canadian Legion on Marentette Avenue, Saturday, June, 28, 2014.The club was celebrating it's 18th anniversary.“I guess it depends how outgoing you are, if you don’t mind going to the bars, but a lot of us don’t like that,” said Forster.“So this is working for a lot of people.” Many of the members said it’s great to be able to go out and have a good time, but it’s more than that.
“We have breakfast every Saturday and at that breakfast you know you’re going to talk to someone, you’re going to meet somebody.” While it’s suited for singles in need of company and not necessarily for setting up dates, some members like Levesque’s brother, Bob, have rediscovered love.
(RICK DAWES/The Windsor Star) In 2002 Sharron Minto found herself in the midst of a divorce. And that’s the basic thrust, to provide a base for people,” Minto said.
She didn’t fit in with her married friends any longer she said. On Saturday, close to 100 members had a chance to look back on the club’s past during a gathering at the Royal Canadian Legion on Marentette Avenue.
For the over 50 age group, Bosnjak said it’s common for people to be lonely because of divorce or death.
Richard Levesque has been a member for over 10 years.
“It was kind of like in high school when you have a bunch of girlfriends and you go out together,” said Gould.