Sunday, October 17, 2010

4-in-1 Health Awareness Project at Hotel Sri Petaling

The Lions Club of KL North had on the 17th.Oct. 2010 (Sunday) organized a 4 in 1 Health Community Service Project at Sri Petaling Hotel for the residents of Seri Petaling and surrounding areas. The bright and shining sun brought cheers to the folks and as early as 9.00 am, residents were queing up for registration although the event only starts at 10 am - 4 pm. This health project can be touted as the most well prepared and organized 4 in 1 project by the LCKLN and special thanks should be accorded to the OC Ln. Richard Ho and his organizing team consisting of Ls. Chistina Er, FOL Kian Hung (bwl), RA of Seri Petaling VP Mr. Francis Foo, Mr. Connection 1st VP Ken Jern and the Anchorman 2nd VP Tony Yee. The response from the residents were great and the support given by the LCKLN's members was ever encouraging.

This event was graced by our Guest of Honor YB Teresa Kok (MP for Seputeh) with her good office, our PDG Ln. Sam Leong and wife Lady Molly Leong, PDG Ln. Raymond Tang and wife Lady Josephine (District Cabinet Treasurer), Regent Chairman Ln. Lim Chun Ngue with all the 25 LCKLN's members like DC James Andres, DC Lee Yew Foo, IPP Tan Teoh, Ln Teoh Lee Khoon, Ln Jimmy Yong, Ln Pun Eken, Ln Ben Sng, Ln Peter Lek, Ln Janette Pang, Ln How Pak Kong and many mores, Lioness, Leos, Friends of Lions and was well supported by the RA of Seri Petaling together with our sponsors Messrs. Best World Lifestyle Sdn. Bhd., Messrs. Grand Mulverest Events Corporation Sdn. Bhd. and Hotel Sri Petaling.

Residents were screened for Blood Pressure, Cholesterol, Glucose Level and BMI by The National Kidney Foundation. Blood Donation was carried out by Pusat Darah Negara, whilst Eye Test was conducted by Messrs. Venice Optik Sdn. Bhd. and I-Optik Sdn. Bhd. together with the Lions Mobile Eye Test Unit. Organ Pledges were made by the residents for "The Gift Of Life" to human kindness. Coinside with the project was a short speech on organ pledge by organ donor and author of the book " I don't know you But let me save you" Ms. Chew Hoong Ling and a health talk conducted by the Founder of Messrs. Best World Lifestyle Sdn. Bhd. Dr. Doreen Tan on the topic " Lets eat right to keep FIT". The event concluded with great SUCCESS !!!. We managed to get 66 pax of Blood, 121 pax for health screening, 177 pax for Eye Screening and 34 pax for Organ Pledges.

- Reported by 2nd VP Tony Yee

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