Charity and Useful Works
Sitting LR: William Ho, Mrs Chan, Chan Mu Ong, John Chu. Standing LR: Ang, Soon, Robert Sim, Lee, Ong TT.

MACVs Welfare Visits
27 Jul 20
Malacca Chapter MACVs visited Chan Mu Ong at his daughter residence in Taman Sin Hoe on 23 Jul 20. Chan is recovering from a mild stroke that he had suffered. Northern Chapter MACVs led by Ng Chor Huat visited Goh Meng Foong at Farlim Apartment, Penang on 25 Jul 20. Goh is recovering from an operation he had undergone in April. Tan Wee Peng presented him with health food during the visit.

LR: Lim Khoon Hing, Tan Wee Pang, Goh Meng Foong, Phoo Ah Foo, Ng Chor Huat.

A 2nd Northern Chapter group led by Francis Lee also visited Tan Tee Heng and Boey Ton Men at their residences in Bukit Mertajam on 25 Jul 20. Francis presented both MACVs with Get Well Angpow during the visits.

Sitting LR: David Chiang, Ooi, Tan Tee Heng, Francis Lee, Thomas Au, Tan WP. Standing LR: Chen, Norman, Yeoh, Lim, Niah.
Sitting LR: David Chiang, Boey Ton Men, Francis Lee. Standing LR: Lim, Yeoh, Tan WP, Chen, Ooi, Thomas Au.

The MACVs have taken time off to visit their fellow colleagues; cheering them up and wishing them well. This small gesture shows great camaraderie and comradeship among MACVA members and kudos to all who have made the effort. It is one of MACVA objectives to render assistance and support to its Veteran members who are in dire need of help and we pray for their speedy recovery.

LR: Chua EL, Dr Leong PN, Leong ST, Lim HH, Wong KY, Wong CK, Ng Yew.

MACVs Welfare Visits
22 Jul 20
Ipoh Chapter MACVs led by Chua Eng Lye visited LR Lim Hock Huat RMN who is suffering from dementia on 18 Jul 20 at Taman Mutiara, Buntong. On 19 Jul 20, Seremban Chapter MACVs led by Lee Chee Kiat visited Cpl Francis Ng Seong Tuck at Tuanku Jaafer Hospital, Seremban.

The MACVs have taken time off to visit their fellow colleagues; cheering them up and wishing them well. This small gesture shows great camaraderie and comradeship among MACVA members and kudos to all who have made the effort. It is one of MACVA objectives to render assistance and support to its Veteran members who are in dire need of help and we pray for their speedy recovery.

Francis Ng with Lee Chee Kiat.
Loo Ah Seng standing center with walker and visiting NC MACVs. Beside him on one kneel is Ng Chor Huat.

MACVs Welfare Visits
9 Jul 20
Northern Chapter (NC) MACVs led by Chairman Ng Chor Huat visited Sgt Loo Ah Seng RMAF and WO Siaw Choung Yean RMAF at their home in Bukit Mertajam on 8 Jul 20. Loo is recovering from a kneel problem while Siaw is recovering from an operation he had prior to Chinese New Year in January. During both visits, Ng presented Loo and Siaw with a Get Well floral fruit basket. Both MACVs were overcamo with joy during the visit and express their sincere thanks to the visiting MACVs.

The MACVs have taken time off to visit their fellow colleagues; cheering them up and wishing them well. This small gesture shows great camaraderie and comradeship among MACVA members and kudos to all who have made the effort. It is one of MACVA objectives to render assistance and support to its Veteran members who are in dire need of help and we pray for their speedy recovery.

Siaw Choung Yean sitting 2nd from left with visiting NC MACVs.

MALAYSIAN ARMED FORCES CHINESE VETERANS ASSOCIATION DONATION
TO Ti-RATANA BUDDHIST SOCIETY KUALA LUMPUR ON TUESDAY 16 JUNE 2020

17 Jun 20
VP RMAF Joe Pie Chong Seng represented MACVA during the Annual Joint Donation Event with RMAF Buddhist Society-MACVA to the Ti-Ratana Buddhist Society. Col Tan Chee Seng RMAF and Maj IR Neo Chin Kuat RMAF represented the RMAF Buddhist Society. They were received by Most Venerable Chief High Priest of Malaysia Datuk K. Sri Dhammaratana of Ti-Ratana Buddhist Society, Kuala Lumpur.

L to R: Maj IR Neo Chin Kuat, Col Tan Chee Seng, Most Ven. Datuk K. Sri Dhammaratana, Joe Pie Chong Seng & Mrs Jesryne Joe.

VP RMAF Joe Pie handed MACVA’s donation to Most Ven. Datuk K. Sri Dhammaratana.

MACVA Patient Mobility Assistance (MPMA) Activities
7 Jun 20
On the 25 of May 2020 the Material Implementation Group (MIG) delivered a Hospital Bed to Maj Thomas Oh (Retired) to assist him in Home Care. He passed away peacefully on 31st of May. The delivery was led by MACVA Godfrey Chang, Foo, Uncle Chew and his volunteers Micheal, Loong and Lye. The bed delivered was from the group of 9 new Hospital Beds that was sponsored last year by the family of the late Cpl Yap Chee Ching.

MPMA Hospital Bed.

On the 27th of May 2020 the MIG team collected the Hospital Bed that was recently provided to Mr Lee Kwong Hon for his Home Care who had passed away peacefully. Previously the delivery was led by Lim Wai Fah. Miss Lee, his daughter in appreciation of our assistance was generous enough to donate additional medical equipment to to be used to assist others who needed them. Bless her.

Medical Equipment donated by Miss Lee.

As members of the MIG Team are all above 70 plus and considered Covid 19 High Risk Group we do need to take safety measures to protect ourselves and others. Pictures attached shows the disinfecting process at the collection point before loading the equipments into the van.

Second phase of disinfection procedure back at the center by leaving them under the sun for at least 5 hrs.

As part of our social responsibility to our members, all our equipment will be sanitized before delivery.

Many thanks to all those who have sacrificed and contributed in one way or another in making this Program possible. It will be great if more veterans can participate as members of the MIG Team to bring it to greater heights.

Lim Wai Fah
Welface Committee Member

MPMA Hospital Bed.

ANSWERING A BUGLE CALL

On 4 Nov 19; VP RMAF Joe Pie Chong Seng was alerted that MACVA Veteran Tan Cheog Hee fell and was admitted to Shah Alam General Hospital (SAGH). On 5 Nov 19; David Tay Ah Lek announced on MACVA Chat Group that he planned to visit Tan Cheong Hee on 6 Nov 2019.

MACVs comprising David Tay Ah Lek VP RMN Dato' Lee Kwang Lock, Yong Wee On, Phung Yoon Meng, Daniel Foon, Pook Chong Hin and Commitee Member (CM) Welfare Lim Wai Fah met Tan Ying Ying (daughter) during the visit and was updated on the situation since 1 Nov 19. His discharge for home care could not be ascertain then by the attending physicians as he was found physically too weak. She was duly briefed on some possibilities of assistance that is availavle.

Preparation work before delivery at MPMA storage area. L to R: Foo Choon Sing, Richard Lye Wah and Anthony Chong.

Incidentally, the built up to how MACVA could offer its assistance was from the follow-up meetings held on 31 Oct 19 and 7 Nov 19 following the presentation by Dr Leong Weng Foon, Tang Wah and Richard Lye Wah to MACVA's Management Committee (MC) on 25 Oct 19.

A report was filed in the evening of 6 Nov 19 informing the MC and members of "MACVA Patient Mobility Assistance (MPMA)'s Working Group" on the overall assessment of the visit.

Tan Ying Ying called at about 1300H on 8 Nov 19 with news from SAGH that her father will be discharge on that day. The exigency for bedding was immediately relay to the MPMA team members. Delivery was arranged and accomplished at about 091400H Nov 19 by Richard Lye Wah, Foo Choon Sing and Anthony Chong.

Once the agreement by the collaborating parties are formalise, the officially announcement of the programme launching will be made. The timely delivery of the hospital bed was testimony that "mechanics" on the plan and operation in discussion was attended to and addressed. The prompt reaction from members of MPMA was both heart warming and reassuring that reflects commitment by all involved and could possibly place MACVA on a higher platform.

This small gesture shows great camaraderie and comradeship among fellow MACVs and kudos to all who have made the effort. It is one of MACVA objectives to render assistance and support to its Veteran members who are in dire need of help and we pray for their speedy recovery. MACVA would like to express its sincere gratitude to Tang Wah and Richard Lye Wah for sponsoring the hospital bed for Tan Cheog Hee.

12 Nov 19

Lim Wai Fah
Commitee Member Welfare

Northern Chapter MACVs visiting Teh Lan Huat.
Northern Chapter MACVs visiting Soo Heng Kuang.

MACVs Welfare Visits
22 Apr 19
Northern Chapter MACVs visited Teh Lan Huat at his home in Telok Air Tawar, Butterworth on 13 Apr 19. He is recovering from a stroke that he had suffered. During the visit, Lim Nyat Gnoh presented Teh with Get Well angpow and fruit basket. On 15 Apr 19, NC MACVs visited Soo Heng Kuang at Pantai Hospital Bayan Baru, Penang. He was recuperating after undergone a operation. During the visit, Lai Choo presented him with Get Well angpow while Ang Kee Lam presented him with fruit basket.

All MACVs involved have taken time off to visit their fellow colleagues; to cheer them up and wish them well. This small gesture shows great camaraderie and comradeship among fellow MACVs and kudos to all who have made the effort. It is one of MACVA objectives to render assistance and support to its Veteran members who are in dire need of help and we pray for their speedy recovery.

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