Celebration of the life of Laura Parkinson, LL.B. (UBC) LL.M. (Queen’s)
We invite clients, friends and colleagues of Laura Parkinson to join us to remember andcelebrate the life of a mother; a life-partner; a daughter; a niece; an aunt; a sister; afriend; an avid gardener, traveller, and hiker; a feminist; an environmentalist; a socialactivist; an intellect; an advocate; a lawyer; a colleague; and a former Vice-Chair of theB.C. Labour Relations Board. Please join us on Thursday, December 17, 2009, from1:00 pm to 4:30 pm, for a celebration of Laura’s life, during which invited speakers andothers will share their fondest memories of Laura. The Celebration of Life will be held atthe Maritime Labour Centre, 1880 Triumph Street, Vancouver, British Columbia. Afterwards, appetizers and refreshments will be provided by Laura’s colleagues from Victory Square Law Office
.Laura’s family has requested that, in lieu of flowers, donations be made in Laura’smemory to Nature Vancouver - Camp Fund, PO Box 3021, Stn. Main, Vancouver B.C., V6B 3X5.Upon learning of Laura's terminal illness, our firm determined that we would establish alegacy reflecting Laura's contributions. We discussed various options with Laura whoadvised that she wanted a project which reflected two of her passions: the education of women and the betterment of the lives of those in Third World countries. Laura felt thata fund which would support the Women's Scholarship House in Ethiopia would reflectboth of her objectives.