VICTORIA BASED MEETING SERVICES AND GROUPS compiled by Peter Gordon (aa002) Clubs and Societies ------------------- DINNER FOR 8 AT 8 (BC RESTAURANT & FOODSERVICES ASSOC.) Arranges dinner parties to bring single people, and couples together to dine out at local restaurants. CONTACT: Margo Bracewell, phone: 386-6368 NEWCOMERS CLUB - VICTORIA AFTERNOON For the Newly arrived in Victoria. To meet new people socially (not a business network). To get to know Victoria. Interest groups within the club are: walkers; bridge; mini- lunches, outings, stitch & chat, etc. CONTACT: Daphne Aw, Vice-Pres. phone: 727-9831 SINGLES TRAVEL VENTURES To assist people in locating compatible persons to travel, share expenses, etc. CONTACT: Fred Lorenz, phone: 592-8123 VICTORIA EVENING NEWCOMERS CLUB For ladies who are new to the area who would like to enjoy dinner once a month and meet other ladies in and enjoyable social setting. CONTACT: Wendy, phone: 361-1376 VICTORIA MENS' NEWCOMERS For Newcomers to Victoria within last 3 years. To enable men newcomers to Victoria to meet new friends through monthly luncheon and affiliated smaller social and activity interest such as outings, pub lunches and sports. CONTACT: David Townsend, President. phone: 658-1427 VICTORIA PEOPLE MEETING PEOPLE CLUB To provide dances (Ballroom) with (live music) bands for mature people (singles & couples) to meet, also potluck suppers and barbecues. Special dances (ie. Halloween & New Years Eve). CONTACT: ?? phone:?? VICTORIA SINGLE PARENT RESOURCE CENTRE SOCIETY "To Help Single Parents In the Victoria Area Move Forward In Life" The Centre provides support and skills training to single parents through counselling, groups, and drop-in networking. CONTACT: Marg Herman, Exec. Director, phone: 385-1114 Commercial Services ------------------- Please contact these companies directly for up-to-date rates for service. CANDLELIGHT INTERNATIONAL MATCHMAKERS To match people with similar interests and compatible lifestyles for long-term relationships. CONTACT: Britta Martin, phone: 595-7724 CONNECTIONS Private box numbers and personal ads carried in the "Victoria Pennysaver/CoverSTORY" distributed free in the Victoria area. CONTACT: Debbie, phone: 479-2331 FIRST GLANCE VIDEO INTRODUCTIONS Select your date by watching videos or let the computer select your best match. CONTACT: Reg Herron, phone: 480-1479 MONDAY MAGAZINE VOICE PERSONALS Voice mail and personal ads in the classified section of the weekly "Monday Magazine" distributed free in the Victoria area. CONTACT: Classified, phone: 382-6189 THE NOOK Anonymous messages to a group or privately between members using e-mail. CONTACT: firstname.lastname@example.org TIMES-COLONIST CLASSIFIED Private box numbers and personal ads in the classified section of the "Times-Colonist" daily newspaper available in Victoria. CONTACT: Classified, phone: 386-2121 -- Please send any additions or corrections to this list to: Peter Gordon (email@example.com) Thanks!