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Painted Dog Conservation Inc presents "The Return of Kevin Richardson to Australia"
Dear Members and Friends
We are thrilled to announce the return of Kevin Richardson –The Lion Whisperer from South Africa, to Australia in October! Also joining us is our Patron Simon Reeve, who will be our MC at each event.
We are hosting THREE exclusive events across the country: PERTH 16th October, GOLD COAST 21st October and MELBOURNE 23rd October. It has been 2 years since he was here-so please welcome Kevin back! Tickets on sale now from the links below.
Each event includes a 3 course meal, all beverages and we will be finishing the night with an African auction to support our frontline conservation activities
30th May 2019 - An Evening with Nathan Ferlazzo
5th May 2019 - An Evening with Simon Reeve
10th NOVEMBER 2018 - An Evening of Art and Conservation
23rd FEB - 4th MAR 2018 -ONLINE AUCTION OF AFRICAN SAFARI!
15-19TH OCTOBER 2017-Perth Sydney Melbourne "An Evening with Kevin Richardson"
9TH JUNE 2017 -The Newport Hotel, Fremantle WA "Absolute 80's COncert"
27TH APRIL 2017 -Willowpond Reception Centre, Canning Vale WA "An Evening with Nathan Ferlazzo"
PERTH 24TH NOVEMBER 2016 -Hyatt Hotel, East Perth “An Evening with Peter Blinston from Painted Dog Conservation In Zimbabwe”
27TH AUGUST 2016 -An Evening With Marini Ferlazzo
18TH FEBRUARY 2016 -PDC INC GALA DINNER in Canning Vale
15TH, 17TH AND 19TH JUNE 2015 -Exlusive Events with International Celebrity KEVIN RICHARDSON-THE LION WHISPERER in Perth, Sydney and Melbourne respectively.
PDC Inc was honoured to again host three fundraising events across Australia in June 2015 with special guest "KEVIN RICHARDSON-THE LION WHISPERER". Over 500 people were in attendance, an amazing result with $114,000 being raised by our African auctions! Thanks to all those who attended, and to our very special MCs-our Patron and Channel 7's Simon Reeve in Perth and Sydney, and in Melbourne we were joined by Allison Langdon from 60 Minutes-who interviewed Kevin last year.
13TH FEBRUARY 2015 -WA EXCLUSIVE Launch of Dr Tammie Matson's documentary "Let Elephants Be Elephants" -her investigation into the illegal ivory trade.
15TH NOVEMBER 2014 -Dinner with PDC Inc Patron, TONY PARK
4-5TH OCTOBER 2014-FURWAG CONVENTION
24TH JUNE 2014 -Evening with PDC Inc's newest Patron, Australian Journalist and Media Personality -Simon Reeve.
2ND - 7TH NOVEMBER 2013 "An Evening with Kevin Richardson-The Lion Whisperer" (Perth/Melbourne and Sydney).
PDC Inc was honoured to host three fundraising events across Australia in November 2013, with special guest "Kevin Richardson-The Lion Whisperer" as our keynote speaker. Kevin is well know from his "Dangerous Companions" DVD, "The Lion Ranger" Series for National Geographic wild and his biography "Part of the Pride" -which he wrote with our very own patron, Tony Park.
Tony was in attendance as our special guest at our Perth event-launching his new book "The Prey". In Melbourne, Australian journalist, media personality and our newest patron -Simon Reeve, was our MC for the evening, and in Sydney, Dr Chris Brown-The Bondi Vet, was our MC.
With over 400 guests attending our events in Perth, Melbourne and Sydney, $100,000 was raised towards our frontline projects -what an incredible week! Apart from Kevin's amazing ability with the big cats, he is an active conservationist, currently campaigning against the "Canned Hunting Industry" in South Africa. PDC Inc is pleased to be partnering with Kevin in raising both awareness and funds for this initiative.
17TH OCTOBER 2013 , 7PM: "PAINTED DOG CONSERVATION INC AGM" Perth Zoo Lecture Theatre
10TH APRIL 2013 "Bowling for Painted Dogs" South Perth Bowling Club as part of the Nationwide event organised by the Australasian Society of Zoo Keeping.
Over 10,000 was raised by all participants across the Zoos of Australasia-thank you!!
28TH FEBRUARY 2013 -The Hyatt Hotel -The return of Tony Park to Perth-Launch of "DARK HEART"
PDC was pleased to announce the return of TONY PARK to PERTH IN 2013. 60 guests enjoyed canapes and drinks at the Plaza Ballroom at the Hyatt Hotel, as Tony launched his latest creation -"DARK HEART". The evening was a great success with over $13,000 raised on the night.
3rd NOVEMBER 2012 - Fundraising event with Anna Tolan, Director of Chipembele Wildlife Education in Mfuwe, Zambia -Hippo Creek Restaurant Karawara
PDC Inc was pleased to host a Fundraising Dinner with our special guest - Anna Tolan from Chipembele in Zambia. 70 people enjoyed the delicious food and were entertained by a insightful presentation by Anna. In addition, over $10,000 was raised through our African Auction for the great work that Chipembele does! Thank you to all of our guests for their ongoing support!
18TH AUGUST 2012 - Fundraising Dinner - Zebra's African Steakhouse, Bicton
PDC Inc was pleased to host a Fundraising Dinner at Zebra's African Steakhouse in Bicton. PDC Inc Chairman John Lemon provided guests with an update of his recent Field Trip to Zambia. This was combined with an African Auction, raising over $5000! Thank you to all our guests for their ongoing support!
7TH AUGUST 2011 - The Hyatt Hotel -The return of Tony Park to Perth -Launch of "AFRICAN DAWN"
PDC Inc was pleased to announce the return of Tony Park to Perth for the Launch of his new book "AFRICAN DAWN" on the 17th August, 2011. In addition, the Director of Zambian Carnivore Programme, Dr Matt Becker was in attendance to speak with the 80 guests in attendance.
The evening was a great success-with over $20,000 raised through our Auction of African art, African holidays and the winning bids for a character name in Tony's next book - all for our in-situ conservation projects -o thank you to all that attended!
15TH JULY, 2011 - "HACHI" - Movie night at Perth Zoo
PDC Inc held a family movie night at Perth Zoo lecture theatre on the 15th July, 2011 with over 70 people in attendance! The movie was "Hachi" starring Richard Gere-there was not a dry eye in the house! Many thanks to those who attended-PDC Inc raised over $600 for the night!
1ST APRIL, 2011 - An evening at Zebra's Steakhouse, Bicton
Tony launched his new book, “The Delta”, in which our Chairman, John Lemon is one of the characters-a Painted Dog researcher! In addition, long term supporter Syd Chipchase will also be a character in the book –a spy masquerading as a preacher!
This was Tony’s third function for PDCInc, which combined his book launch with an auction to raise funds for our in situ projects. All evenings with Tony have all been sold out and enjoyable evenings indeed!
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