Portarlington Panic Button Meeting

Pictured at the Information Evening on Panic Buttons/Bogus Caller  Buttons and Fall Detectors at the Candied Walnut Restaurant , Portarlington , were: Kieran Madden (Area President , Society of St.Vincent De Paul ), Noel Brennan ( Vice-President, Portarlington Lions Club), Joe Smith ( District Governor-Lions Club of Ireland ), James Doyle ( M.D. Energy Response) , Willie Murphy ( President , Portarlington Lions Club ) , Margaret Guijt Lawlor ( Chairperson , P.C.D.A.) and Brian Whelan ( Treasurer, Portarlington Lions Club ).            Photo: Michael Scully .
Portarlington Lions Club in conjunction with Portarlington Community Development Association held an information evening on Panic Buttons, Bogus Caller Buttons and Fall detectors on the evening of April 9 in the Candied Walnut in Portarlington.

Portarlington Lions Club in conjunction with Portarlington Community Development Association held an information evening on Panic Buttons, Bogus Caller Buttons and Fall detectors on the evening of April 9 in the Candied Walnut in Portarlington.

Willie Murphy, President of Portarlington Lions Club, acted as MC for the night. He introduced the event and all the speakers on the night.

The first speaker was Joe Smith, District Governor of Lions Club Ireland. He praised the inactive and all those involved. He continued with an account of Lions Clubs activities both locally and internationally.

He closed his address by complimenting the work of Portarlington Lions Club and its growth to now having in excess of 20 members.

James Doyle from emergency response the manufacturer of the equipment used was the next speaker. He gave a presentation outlining what products that Emergency Response supply and how they operated.

Margaret Guijt Lawlor Chairperson of the Portarlington Community Development Association then outlined the grants that were available for residents in the greater Portarlington area and how to apply for the grants.

This was followed by a question and answer session with a wide range of questions from the packed venue.

For further information call into the Love Port offices, contact Margaret Guijt Lawlor on (087) 6715668 or Willie Murphy on (087) 2984949