Sunday, April 1, 2012

Lions Walk for Health 2012 @SSTwo Mall on 11 Mar 2012

March 11, 2012 - Lions Club of Kuala Lumpur North has organized the Lions Walk for Health 2012 @ SSTwo Mall event today from 6.30am to 12pm. The event is intended to promote healthy lifestyle to the community with the objective of fostering closer family unity through fun walks around the neighbourhood while raising some funds to the designated needy recipients and for our club project funds to help the needy community.

The event was graced by the Guest of Honor, Datuk Bandar MBPJ represented by Mr Tony Cheong, the Ahli Majlis MBPJ SS2, our District Governor, Lion Dr Ben C Ng, the MP Mr Tony Pua and our Club President Lion Ken Jern. It was successfully completed with a good attendance of 354 walkers, 108 individuals went for the Health Screening, 135 individuals went for the hsCRP cardiology test, 130 individuals went for eye screening / eye check, 100 individuals went for Bone Density and in-body tests. There were also 22 individuals had come forward to pledge their organs there. We managed to raise over RM27 thousand from this event through cash sponsorship, souvenir program and walk cards, with a net surplus of about RM20 thousand to be used help the needy community. At the event, we have already given out a total of RM14,000 i.e. RM5,000 to the Lions Eye Clinic, RM3,000 to KL Lions Renal Centre, RM3,000 to Lions Learn Fund, RM1,000 to the Community Service Center for the Deaf, and  RM1,000 to SSL Diabetes Care Centre. The following photos were taken during the event:

Many thanks to our beloved sponsors, partners, the public, our fellow Club members and fellow Leos for your active participations one way or the others to make the event a success. We would also like to congratulate and appreciate our hardworking organizing committees led by the Organizing Chairman, Lion James Andres for the job well done.

Thank you and Roar! Roar! Roar!

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