Lions WA District Conferences

Lions WA District Conferences

Date: 11/10/2011

Andrew Hogan (far right), General Manager Purslowe Funerals and Les Twentyman (far left), Youth Activist attend the Lions WA District convention.Purslowe Funerals were proud to support the Lions District Conventions recently held in Cannington, Perth and Mandurah, Western Australia.

Cannington Lions Club played host to over 150 Lions and partners for the annual Lions District W1 convention held at the
Canning Agricultural, Horticultural and Recreational Society Inc, Cannington.

The convention was opened and addressed by the newly appointed Governor of Western Australia, the Honourable Malcolm McCusker.

Andrew Hogan, General Manager Purslowe Funerals represented InvoCare and was a guest speaker at both conferences. Andrew spoke about InvoCare’s involvement with Lions and the Recycle for Sight programme. He also spoke about InvoCare’s brands and the services that they provide.

The Mandurah Lions Club also saw almost 300 Lions and partners gather for the 40th annual Lions District W2 convention at the Ac-cent community buildings.

The keynote speaker was well-regarded Melbourne youth outreach worker, Les Twentyman. Les spoke about the hardships
suffered by homeless youth in Victoria and spoke a little of the gang culture in the United States. He thanked Lions for their efforts for the underprivileged and emphasised the importance of helping the very young before they become statistics.

Colin Purslowe, Area Manager Chipper Funerals and Narelle Lichfield, Location Manager Simplicity Funerals Mandurah also
attended the opening civic reception.