Photo above: Jessica (centre) hands over the souvenir to Eve, while Teck (left) looks on.
September 1, 2016
LABUAN – The installation ceremony for incoming officers of Lions Club of Labuan Mandarin had been held in a restaurant here on yesterday.
The elected president of the club for fiscal year 2016/2017, Jessica Lee in his speech told that she was looking forward to lead various projects and to continue the club’s commitment to serve the community.
“The club intends to support the world wide centennial service goal to serve at least 100 million people by June 2018 in the areas of vision, hunger, youth outreach and environment.
“Since the club was chartered in 1997, its members have worked on a variety of projects in the local community such as eye camps, recycling and environmental projects, health carnivals, aid to the needy and school children.
“While, the proceeds from our past fundraising events have gone to providing cataract operations, food aid to the needy school children and recycling projects,” she said who was an active member of Lions Club of Labuan Mandarin for the past six years.
The club is currently planning on another fund raising event for their LIONS House of Love, which is a day care centre for the elderly and bakery centre for the special children, an eye camp and recycling project.
Jessica told further that their coming up soon project was youth outreach programme with SM St. Anne, SM St. Anthony, SM Sains Labuan and Labuan International School.
The project was on ‘Caring for your Kidney’ where the world number four beat boxer, Shawn Lee who was also the youth ambassador of National Kidney Foundation would join in the project.
Also included in the programme was ‘Eating Healthy’ with the recently crowned Mr. Malaysia 2016/2017, Anthony Tan who would present in the outreach programme.
While, Jessica said that they would also jointly organize an eye camp with Labuan Hospital for the public to identify those visually impaired and in need of a cataract surgery where it would be held on this September 4 at Chi Hwa Kindergarten from 9am to 3pm.
In the installation, Vivian Pang Tyng Tyng was elected to serve as the new club’s secretary, whilst Chin Kin Yin was the club’s vice-president.
Some 10 new members had also joined in the club during the installation, whilst seven secondary students did also install in the committee of Leo Club of Labuan.
Present to grace the occasion was the club’s district governor 308-A2 Eve Wong.
Celebrating together are some of the children of the Lions Club of Labuan Mandarin members those who had worked hard through late night practices to perform a few dances to enlighten the night.
Meanwhile, Aewon Brunei, a garment manufacturer in Brunei did contribute cash totaling BSB$300 for the Lions House of Love, while a slide show presentation casting the club’s community projects for fiscal year 2015/2016 was presented during the dinner where raffle tickets were sold as part of the fundraising event for Lions House of Love.
The club welcomes contributions to ‘Lions Club of Labuan Mandarin’ (Hong Leong Bank account number: 03800070323).
Awards were also given to the secretary, treasurer, Lion of the Year and Distinguished Service Lion for last year fiscal.
The Lions Club of Labuan Mandarin has 47 members and meets every second Tuesday of the month at Mariner Hotel Labuan.
The club is consisting a group of men and women who identify the needs within the community and work together to fulfill those needs.
Also present was the president of Lions Club of Labuan, Teck Soo Tan.
For further inquiry or to get involve with the club can contact Jessica at 019-8502222 or Vivian at 016-8286035.