Everyone writes down the name of someone they liked, and at the end of the night participants are told if they have any matches.
It's the Socialites' jobs to loosen everyone up with prizes, icebreakers and the occasional tequila shot.
It turned out to be a wild success, and soon they were planning parties for other people.
Before they knew it, Newsom and her friends, Chara Walker, Charisse Parker and Candice Taylor (who asked that we not use her real name), had started a full-fledged event planning company called the Sassy Socialites.
We throw questions in, ice breakers, we have sponsors that give gifts, we make them dance, we give them topics and make them give each other compliments.After throwing so many speed dating events, Newsom has a unique view of romance in Detroit. A lot of people think because it's speed dating it's really uptight.Huff Post spoke with her to find out what's so great about having 30 dates in on night and whether the Detroit singles scene is really as bad as they say. But once they get there, and they're doing things, they're like, "Oh, I really enjoyed myself." People always say the dating scene, the bar scene, is boring.We don't want anybody being downright gross or ignorant. They've been dating ever since and they're pretty serious. I don't think the club is someplace to find [love] but there's not that many [places] out there. I hear things clients tell me and then I'm able to witness some of the things when I'm out.Not so many people are going to business meetings or the grocery store and meeting people like they did back in the day. Typically the men are looking for someone for that night. For more information about registering, see the Facebook event page.
If you are single in Detroit or Michigan and looking for love, we have everything you need to meet new people, make friends and find that special person. Fun For Singles Detroit singles social club offering a wide variety of local events and activities for members - including cultural, sporting, outdoors, dining and travel - as a way for members to meet.