Patti La Fond, owner of BBB accredited coaching and matchmaking company Meet Me for Lunch in Anchorage, met her husband, Chuck, at a ‘break-up’ party she and her ex-boyfriend threw when their relationship ended after seven years. La Fond started out as a tour operator and eventually specialized in Alaska tours for single women.She advertised the tours in Alaska Men Magazine as “Experience Alaska and meet Alaskan men along the way.” The themed packaged tours brought groups to Alaska six times a year, visiting Anchorage, Kodiak, Skagway, Fairbanks and Seward. Meet Me for Lunch evolved from these singles tours to a local service where Patti could facilitate introducing single people to each other to create long lasting relationships.La Fond, who didn’t know anything about professional matchmaking, checked out other dating franchises before deciding to start her own company.She advertised in magazines, TV, radio and word-of-mouth resulting in a dating machine signing up an average of five people a day. The EEOC also alleged that IJL fired Lynda Twist, its human resources director, in retaliation for her opposition to IJL's sex-based hiring practices. District Court for the Southern District of Florida) that It's Just Lunch (IJL) refused to hire men as dating directors and inside sales representatives.I had so many issues with this company that I don't even know where to begin.Let's begin with the fact that I was verbally promised at least one date a month, prior to signing up. I also had to switch "specialists" because I could not reach her and she...
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