LAFD Half Year Meeting


CertFAA Candiates and Presidents

Successful LAFD CertFAA candidates with Presidents Sarah & Paul

The annual half year meeting was held last night (20 November 2014) at the Park Tower Hotel in Knightsbridge.


The meeting was well attended by funeral directors from across the capital.  The meeting was chaired by LAFD President Mrs Sarah Farrow of T Cribb & Sons and was honoured to welcome NAFD President Paul Cuthell of Thomas Cuthell & Sons of Bo’ness, Scotland as the principal guest.


The meeting was addressed by President Paul who brought members up to date with all the work taking place on their behalf at the NAFD.  Paul also extended an invitation for all to join him at his conference 14-17 May 2015 at the Marriott Dalmahoy Hotel near Edinburgh.


Other speakers included Simon Truelove of W.A. Truelove and the chairmen of LAFD Western District and LAFD Southern District – Ed Brunskill of The Co-Operative Funeralcare and Mickey Thorpe of F.A. Albin & Sons respectively.


Presidents Sarah and Paul presented the successful LAFD Certificate in Funeral Arranging & Administration candidates present with their certificates.  The Award ceremony was overseen by Barry Pritchard of Barry Pritchard Funeral Services chairman of the Education committee.


After the meeting a celebratory dinner was enjoyed by all.  Members are reminded to note the date of the LAFD Ball which will take place on Saturday 28 February 2015 at the Park Lane Hotel.  More information will follow.


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