MACVA Mid-Autumn Festival Dinner 2018
26 Sep 18
Malaysian Armed Forces Chinese Veterans Association (MACVA) successfully held its Mid-Autumn Festival Dinner at Hakka Restaurant, Jalan Kia Peng, Kuala Lumpur on 23 Sep 18. A total of 300 MACVs, friends and honour guest attended the event.
The programme of the event:-
1. 6.30 pm - Arrival; sign in and pre dinner drinks.
2. 7.00 pm - Dinner announcement by Emcee; Lt Col Wong Ah Jit (Rtd).
3. 7.05 pm - Chairman Organising Committee Speech; Lt Cdr Phua Hean Sim RMN (Rtd).
4. 7.15 pm - MACVA President Speech; Maj Tan Pau Son (Rtd).
5. 7.30 pm - Dinner served.
6. 10.30 pm - End of Dinner.
The camaraderie and comradeship of all present on the evening were fantastic as friends and colleagues fellowship while enjoying a sumptuous Chinese dinner that was served throughout the 30 tables.
On behalf of the members of MACVA, we would like to record MACVA's appreciation and thank you to the generosities of the following members and establishment:
1. President Maj Tan Pau Son (Rtd) - sponsored the dinner, moon cakes and wines.
2. VP Army Maj Godfrey Chang (Rtd) - co sponsored bottled beers.
3. VP RMN Lt Cdr Phua Hean Sim RMN (Rtd) - co sponsored bottled beers.
4. VP RMAF LAC Joe Pie Chong Seng RMAF (Rtd) - co sponsored bottled beers.
5. Heineken Brewery - sponsored four barrels of draught beers.
We would like to extend our appreciation to our members from Kuching, Langkawi, Sungai Petani, Ipoh, Lumut, Seremban, Port Dickson, Malacca, Kuantan and Jonor Baru for making great effort to attend this auspicious dinner.
We would also like to say thank you to our Honorary Member Rear Adm Tan Sri Dato' Seri K. Thanabalasingam RMN (Rtd), the serving officers of the Army and RMN and representative from the Malaysian Armed Forces Sikh Veterans Association for their presence and support.
Lastly, we would like to thank the Organising Chairman VP RMN Lt Cdr Phua Hean Sim RMN (Rtd) and his hardworking committees for their effort and sacrifice in ensuring the success of the event and extend our sincere apologies for any short comings during the dinner.
"See You At The MACVA Chinese New Year (CNY) Dinner 2019 on Saturday 16th February 2019 (12th Day of CNY 2019)"
Thank You "谢谢"