“The takeaway is that appearance, how the person looks on the outside, is just not as important as what’s inside.
But what’s inside is hard to figure out from a picture on a dating website.” The idea to create Continue United was born after a national conference last year, when United Way executives realized that as baby boomers were retiring, their contributions to the nonprofit were falling — namely because most of the money that comes in is through payroll deduction.
It’s the brainchild of entrepreneur Mike Keshian, a 2004 graduate of Colorado Mountain College and the creator of I think the topic really did it.” Speed dating with a walker? “People are interested in this, really interested,” Machado says.“I called people who signed up for it and they were talking about wanting to meet other people, even just for companionship.” While the movie-and-dinner evening in Miami won’t involve any actual speed dating onsite, Machado hopes the film will encourage a robust and honest conversation about dating in later life.Mercedes-Benz is seeking new business models and approaches that have the potential to impact the processes of consumer data and sales.Judges from Mercedes-Benz will select 1-2 startups who will have the opportunity to take part in follow-up meetings with North American executives, and potentially qualify for a pilot program at Mercedes-Benz locations across Canada, the US and/or Mexico.The male house finch is feeding his chosen mate as part of his courtship. The bright color on his breast is another way of impressing her.