Date Night – Michael & Heather Martin

How did you meet? Michael: While moving from Nebraska down to the Kansas City area 12 years ago I kept seeing a salon billboard on i-29 and would radio over my friend in the other truck that someday I will have a wife like the person on the billboard. At that time I was heavily involved in the muscle car part and trade so it took us about 20 trips and he would say, “Here comes your billboard wife”. Then, about a year later, I was standing in the middle…

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Date Night – John & Nan Revell

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How did you meet? We were in a bar on Bourbon Street in New Orleans on New Year’s Day evening in 1972 celebrating following the Auburn vs. Oklahoma Sugar Bowl. (Auburn lost the game, but won the party!) Nan: John was with his college roommate and I was with friends from work. We had one friend in common so wound up meeting each other. John: I bought Nan a drink and asked her to dance. Nan: John walked me back to my hotel later and I didn’t think I’d ever…

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Date Night – Eddie & Renee Voncannon

  How did you meet? Eddie: I first set eyes on Renee in the summer of 1974 at the Memorial Swimming Pool in Asheboro (It was all about that white BIKINI!!) It was surely Love at First Sight! I saw her, but she did not see me. I was smitten with her! Renee: As fate would have it, I went to Asheboro High School in the Fall of 1974 as a sophomore, and this guy Eddie had the locker right beside mine. We were in the same homeroom class, and…

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Date Night – Pat & Linda Brown

1. How did you meet? L: My dad invited me to go to Lion’s Club with him for lunch. Pat was the guest speaker that day; he was the GM for the new professional baseball team in town. I introduced myself to him after the lunch as I was the county’s tourism director, and we were interested in helping promote the team as a new attraction in the area. A few months later, my son became one of the team’s batboys, so we got to know each other better. P:…

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Date Night: Jeff & Shanna Hodgin

1. How did you meet? Shanna: We lived in the same 3755 Student Squadron on Sheppard AFB in Wichita Falls, TX. Jeff: 3755th Student Squadron, Sheppard AFB, Wichita Falls, TX. 2. Was it love at first sight?  Shanna: Don’t tell him but I’m afraid so. Jeff: I’m not sure I believe in love at first sight, but it was close. When did you know that this was the “one” and you were going to get married? Shanna: When I went to Okinawa to visit him. Jeff: Around six months after…

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Date Night: Ken & Lucy Grady

1.  How did you meet? K: Blind date set up by Tracey Foscue. Her son Quinn and m son, Kameron were great friends and did things together all the time. Quinn stayed at our house & Kam stayed with Quinn a lot, so we were very close. L: Blind date set up by my cousin, Tracey Foscue. Her son and Ken’s son were great friends growing up.   2.  Was it love at first sight? K: No, we had a great Dinner Date, very relaxed, good conversation, she was very…

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