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Aid flows in via mall initiative

Monday, January 19th, 2015
Chow (white shirt) handing over the items collected through the ‘Share For Care Flood Aid’ drive to Foo. Also present are mall marketing manager Sharley Ooi (left) along with MRCS members YS Lee (second left)

Chow (white shirt) handing over the items collected through the ‘Share For Care Flood Aid’ drive to Foo. Also present are mall marketing manager Sharley Ooi (left) along with MRCS members YS Lee (second left)

SUNWAY Carnival Mall in Seberang Prai has come forward to help the flood victims in the east coast states.

Items like canned food, biscuits, mineral water, milk powder, rice, diapers, soap and clothing were collected through the ‘Share For Care Flood Aid’ programme. The initiative was held at the mall’s upper ground concourse from Jan 1 to Jan 11.

The mall’s general manager Chow Heng Wah said the aid was donated by shoppers, tenants and their staff members. “We thank them all for the support.

“We hope we can alleviate the suffering of the flood victims,” he said.

He was speaking after handing over the items to the Malaysian Red Crescent Society (MRCS) North Seberang Prai chapter recently.

MRCS deputy chairman Nick Foo Toon Yong, who was present to receive the aid, thanked the mall for coming up with the initiative to help the needy. “The aid will be sent to our headquarters in Kuala Lumpur.

“Then, it will be delivered to the victims in Kelantan, Terengganu, Perak and Pahang,” he said.

PERTANDINGAN MELUKIS POSTER SEMPENA SAMBUTAN HARI BULAN SABIT MERAH SEDUNIA 2015

Wednesday, January 14th, 2015
  • Pertandingan ini terbuka kepada semua ahli PBSM Tahun 4- 6 di semua sekolah rendah di Pulau Pinang sahaja.
  • Murid perlu menggunakan kertas lukisan dan warna sendiri seperti pensel warna, krayon, cat air dan sebagainya sendiri.
  • Penyertaan untuk setiap sekolah adalah tidak terhad. Bagaimanapun, seorang murid perlu menghantar satu penyertaan sahaja.  Bilangan ahli yang ingin menyertai pertandingan ini adalah tidak terhad.
  • Setiap penyertaan akan mendapat sijil penyertaan. Manakala pemenang akan mendapat sijil pencapaian dan hadiah.
  • Poster yang dilukis perlulah bertemakan PBSM.  Poster yang dilukis mestilah mengandungi perkataan “Selamat Hari Lahir Bulan Sabit Merah -2015”.
  • Keputusan hakim adalah muktamad. Surat-menyurat dan bantahan tidak akan dilayan.
  • Semua penyertaan perlu sampai ke PBSM Cawangan Pulau Pinang sebelum atau pada 6 Mei 2015 untuk dibuat penilaian. Penyertaan yang lewat tidak akan dilayan.
  • Hasil kerja yang tidak kemas (cincai) tidak akan mendapat sijil.
  • Setiap penyertaan perlu disahkan oleh Guru besar.

Let’s make New Year vow to give

Monday, December 29th, 2014

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THE 10th Penang Golden New Year’s Eve Countdown Celebration (PG2015) will see a fundraising initiative held in aid of the flood victims in the country.

PG2015 organised by CreatiVision D.C. Sdn Bhd and endorsed by the Penang Municipal Council will be held from 5pm to midnight on Wednesday.

CreatiVision managing director Adelyn Lim said the Malaysian Red Crescent Society (MRCS) would be setting up a counter during PG2015 to collect aid for the flood victims.

“Every event must be able to ‘send a message’, and this event can be a platform to help the victims of floods.

“The public can hand over donations at the MRCS counter at the Esplanade from 10am until after midnight on Wednesday.

“There will also be a cycling event called the ‘Ride of Light’ in which G-Club Penang Cyclists is the co-organiser,” Lim said during an interview at Glow Penang in Macalister Road on Saturday.

Lim said the cycling route would cover the Esplanade, Farquhar Street, Penang Road, Prangin Street and Beach Street.

“The MRCS and a van will be following the route to collect items donated by the public between 7.30pm and 8.30pm.

“Those who are along the route and wish to donate can call 019-2720999 or 019-2272000,” she said.

Lim asked the public to keep themselves updated by visiting CreatiVision’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/creativision.

She said the initiative to help the flood victims was called ‘Love from Penang Fund Raising Campaign for the Flood Victims’.

“The initiative is by Rainbow of Life Forces (ROLF): Gold Ribbon Grant-A-Wish Campaign.

“ROLF is the charity arm of CreatiVision,” she said.

Lim added that there would be no fireworks display during PG2015. Instead, a moment of silence will be observed.

At a press conference in Glow Penang, MRCS island chapter chairman Nancy Cheah said the preferred form of donation was cash.

“The cash is needed so that supplies can be obtained as required from sources closer to the affected areas.

“However, those who wish to donate foodstuff can contribute canned food, milk, and Milo among other items.

“Donations can also be made via cheque to MRCS Penang Branch or via deposit to its account in Public Bank (3087736505).

“The public can call MRCS Penang Branch at 04-8275678 for more details,” Cheah said.

For more details of PG2015, the public can visit www.9-creativision.com or CreatiVision’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/creativision.

Alternatively, call its hotline (03-62500999 or 019-2694000).

MRC AWARDS NOMINATION 2015

Monday, September 22nd, 2014

GUIDELINES AND RULES & REGULATIONS

TO AWARDS NOMINATIONS

1.     All Chapters must form an Awards Committee chaired by the Chapter Chairman for the selection of nominees. All Awards Committee meeting minutes must be sent to the Branch.

2.     All recommendations from Chapters’ Sub-Committee Chairman, VAD Commandants or Youth Officers must go through the Chapter Chairman.

3.     In accordance to the Nomination Form, the age must be counted based on 1st January of the Year of Birth.

4.     All photographs must be pasted at the designated box on the top right hand corner of the Nomination Form.

5.     All nominees’ position stated must be accordance with the Handbook and Constitution.

6.     Nominees must be nominated for an award in ascending order from the first to the highest awards. Never in descending order.

7.     Leave BLANK at the ‘Anugerah Yang Disokong Untuk Tahun…’ column in the Nomination Form.

8.     ’Dewasa’ or VAD years of service begins from 18 years old and above.

9.     All Nomination Forms and Citations must be typed. Hand written forms and citations will not be accepted.

10.   All Nomination Forms must be submitted on time. No time extension will be given.

11.   Citations must contain full name and Unit/VAD number and must be clear, brief and summarized strictly into 1 page only. Do not submit list of activities attended.

12.   Chapter Chairman must sign the Citation (hard copy) and NOT the Nomination Form

13.   Chapters must submit all Nomination Forms and Citations in soft copy i.e. CD or diskette in Microsoft Words format (as provided) using Times New Roman font / 12 Font Size format. ‘Save’ the files according to the nominees’ name and format i.e. Phang Peow Meng-Nomination Form / Phang Peow Meng-Citation

14.   All Chapters must also submit a covering letter stating the list of names (arranged in priority order) and the number of nominations. The covering letter is to be signed by the Chapter Chairman ONLY.

15.   All Nomination Forms must be submitted in 1 Original Set only.

1 Set   =  1 Nomination Form (+ 1 Photo) + 1 Citation

16.   Chapters must submit all Nomination Forms by Monday, 1st October, 2014

17.   Each Chapter is limited to 40 nominations ONLY.

The Branch will only recognize Nominations by the Chapter Chairman.

All Chapters MUST strictly adhere to the above Rules & Regulations. The Branch will not hesitate to reject any incompliance Nomination.

Revised 2009/AL

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IMMEDIATE VACANCIES

Friday, September 12th, 2014

Malaysian Red Crescent, Penang Branch

Invites suitable qualified individuals to fill the below positions

Assistant Branch Administrator

  • Diploma or equivalent
  • Have relevant administrative and management skills and experience
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • A position attitude and willing to learn from peers
  • Hard working and willing to work overtime

Admin Clerks
(SeberangPerai Utara, Tengah and Selatan)

  • SPM with basic knowledge of computer
  • Knowledge of basic accounting
  • Possess good interpersonal & communication skills
  • Must have good and positive attitude
  • Must be willing to learn from peers
  • Good command and working knowledge of English (written)
  • Hard Working and willing to work overtime (if required)

Interested applicants are to submit their detailed curriculum vitae, passport-sized photograph (nr) to the following address September 30, 2014:

MRC Penang Branch

26, Jalan Grove, 11400 Penang

or

Email : admin@redcrescentpenang.org.my

Shortlisted will be notified

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