He sat at a table in the back, watching some of the couples take to the dance floor, swaying to old-time hits like Frank Sinatra's "The Way You Look Tonight." Wagner is recently single — his wife passed away a year and a half ago, he said.
He came out to meet people, but he had little confidence that he would find someone.
"One of the main issues at senior dating events can simply be a lack of men, Black said.
Still, not everyone fell into that group, including 91-year-old David Wagner.
SARASOTA — It may not have been the most romantic start to a date, but these were special circumstances.
The first question they asked each other was, “Were you born overseas?
Connolly's exuberant grin and rosy cheeks seemed to make him an ideal candidate for a speed-dating event, where a willingness to put oneself out there is perhaps the most important factor in potential success.