Monday, September 14, 2009

Buka Puasa with 50 Orphans at Decanter, Damansara Height

September 13 - Buka Puasa with underprivileged children from Persatuan Ehsan Wanita & Anak-Anak Kuala Lumpur was organized as a joint Loving Sunday project among Region 4 Lions Clubs, leaded by Region 4 Chairperson Lion Tan Poh Ling. The venue was at Decanter, Damansara Height and there was a total of 50 underprivileged children benefited from the project. Lions Club of Kuala Lumpur North has 6 representatives namely President Tan Teoh, Zone Chairman YF Lee, Secretary Pun E Ken, 2VP Lee Ching & his guest Evon, and Lion Gris Som. We had a good time with those children and also a big thank to Miss Evon for donating 26 school bags specially designed to support children back problems to the children. The event started around 6.30pm and ended around 10.30pm. The following were some of the photos taken during the event:

Saturday, September 12, 2009

LIONS-EASB Scholarship Award Presentation & Briefing Ceremony

September 11 - Under the Lions-EASB Scholarship programme, first 25 academically outstanding students were selected for under-graduate studies in Singapores East Asia Institute of Management (EASB) at the Queen Margaret University or university of Wales Institute Cardiffs Asia Campuses. The successful scholars and their parents were invited for a simple gathering on 11 September, 2009, 10.30am, venue at the Lions Headquarter, No 25-1, Jalan Tanjung SD13/2, Bandar Sri Damansara, 52200 Kuala Lumpur for a briefing session to prepare them for their learning experience in Singapore.

The Organizing Chairperson of the LIONS-EASB Scholarship project, Lion Vincent Hoh commenced by welcoming the successful applicants and congratulating them for being selected and provided useful information for their trip down south to begin their studies that will start on 5th October 2009. There will also be an orientation session for the successful scholars on 2nd October at EASB, Singapore.

Past District Governor Lion Leong A Sam was also on hand to provide encourgement and motivation for the scholars to prepare them for their studies in Singapore. He highlighted the high quality of the education and challenges in a very competitive Singapore and global environment, and the great opportunities available to them upon graduation.

President Lion T.C. Tan Teoh presented certificate of Attendance to the scholars then. The ceremony ended at around 12.00pm with some light refreshments. The following are some of the snapshots:

OC Lion Vincent Hoh would like to thank President Lion T.C. Tan Teoh, PDG Lion Leong A Sam, Lion Donald Lee, Lion Ben Sng, IPP Lion Lee Yew Foo, Lion Nicholas Ching, Lion Peter Lek and Lion Richard Choo of LC Sg. Buloh for attending and helping out on that day.

- By OC Lion Vincent Hoh

KL Bird Park Visit with 37 Orphans

August 23 - A group of 24 participants from Lions Club of KL North that included 7 KL North Lions, 4 SMK Jinjang Leos, 1 SMS SAS Leo, 12 family members and guest presenced in a joint Loving Sunday Project by KL North, KL South, KL Host and Tropicana KL.

Together with other club members we accompanied and sponsored a total of 37 orphans with 5 of their caretakers to visit the KL Bird Park. 18 children, 12 children and 7 children were respectively from Rumah Charis, Philea Home and Rumah Anak Gembira. The visit was from 9am to 1pm. Goodie bags worth RM12 each were given to the 37 orphans. Apart from the 4 Lions Clubs' contribution, we must thank to those individual donors especially from KL North - Advisor & Past President Lion Tony Chan and our guest Mr & Mrs Yau.

Thanks to KL South for leading this project and also our Liaison Person 1st VP Lion Wesley Er for job well done. We must also thank our photographer, Past President Lion Donald Lee for his contribution. Let us view and enjoy the following snapshots:

From the photos you will agree with me that we have achieved our objective to bring a little joy and exposure to the 37 children from various orphanage in this loving sunday project.