Meeting With Northen Chapter Flood Victims And Members
28 Nov 17
A lunch meeting with the Northen Chapter members and the recent flood victims was held at the Kim Hee Restaurant, Bukit Mertajam on Monday, 27 November 2017 at 1.00 pm. The main purpose of the meeting was for to meet up with Northen Chapter members and MACVs who were victims of the recent flood in Bukit Mertajam. Those present includes:-
MACVA Committee Members:-
VP Army - Godfrey Chang
VP Navy - Datuk Kay Hai Thuan and Datin Joyce Kay
VP Air Force - Joe Pie Chong Seng
Honsec - Wong Ah Jit,
Northen Chapter Working Committee Members:-
Ang Tat Leong, Loo Ah Seng
Lim Khoong Hing, Kok Ching Huat
Ang Kee Lam, Chean Chong Boon
Lim Thian Huat, Lai Choo
Lee Hock Sun
Wong Sing Nang, Tien Sen An
Soo Heng Kuang, Peh Hong Khun
Goo Pim Kim, Lai Wong Kuan
Teoh Eng Pin, Song Kok Chye
Tan Thian Sun, Toh Chooi Kooi
Ng Chow Sing, Tan Seng Tong
Wee Chong Siang, Chai Kim Chong
Lim Khoon Hin
It was a fruitful and meaningful meeting. MACVA would like to thank Loo Ah Seng for his generosity in sponsoring the lunch. A visit to Ng Chow Sing's house in Taman Rambai was made and the damages were substantial. It is our hope that the financial assistance donated by MACVA members and friend is able to lessen the burden of the flood victims.
The President and the Management Committee of MACVA has approved on 5 Nov 17 to provide an immediate financial assistance to MACVs who is affected by the flash flood on 4 November 2017. A donation for the flood victims was lauched on Monday, 6 Nov 17 and ended at 2359 hrs on Thursday, 16 Nov 17. A total of 288 MACVs, non-members, friends and children donated generously to the appeal. The response was overwhemling and way beyond the our expectation.
The total donation received is RM78,128.00 of which an initial amount of RM2,000.00 was extended to twelve members on Thursday, 9 Nov 17. The balance of the fund were given out equally to the 12 victims with each receiving RM4,333.00 and a contribution to another lesser flood victim with RM2,132.00. The total donation collection were pay out to the 13 flood victims with zero balance.
On behalf of the President and Committee Members and the flood victims, we would like to extend our gratitude and thank you to MACVs and everyone who have assisted unselfishly and generously. All flood victims are very grateful of the financial assistance that they received in their time of need and register their sincere thanks to MACVA for making the donations possible. The comradeship shown and care for the welfare of members in time of calamity has further strengthened the relevance of MACVA and its 'Credible Voice'.
Thank you and God bless
Wong Ah Jit
|MACVs visiting Ng Chow Seng.