THE Malaysian Red Crescent North Seberang Prai chapter in Penang will hold a dinner this Sunday to raise funds for its 12-hour ambulance service in Permatang Tinggi and its other activities. The dinner will be held at the Tan Si Eng Chuan Tong Association hall on Jalan Kampung Paya in Butterworth.

Dinner organising chairman Dr Chong Yew Hock said the organising committee had already raised RM30,000 and needed to raise another RM90,000 to reach their target. He said those who donate RM10,000 and RM5,000 would be invited to hit the gong on the stage and be given 10 seats and six seats respectively. Those who donate RM3,000 would be invited to hit the drum and be given five seats while those who donate RM1,000 would be invited to cut the ribbon and be given four seats, Dr Chong said. He said those donate RM500 and RM300 would be given two seats each.

Among the activities conducted by the SPU chapter are first aid courses and talks as well as foot drill training for primary and secondary schools pupils. The chapter also provides 24-hour ambulance service at trunk roads and highways during festivals.

For details, call Dr Chong at 04-3334114.