Deepavali charity dinner

1. some of the VIPs light up the Indian lamp

Probably the first time for a hotel to celebrate Deepavali with the underprivileged, Impiana Hotel Ipoh took the lead by treating 40 children from Pertubuhan Kebajikan Ihsan Kanak-Kanak Arut Perum Jothy to a memorable dinner at its ballroom recently.

Deepavali charity dinner

2. the VIPs with the garlands pose for a group photo

Deepavali charity dinner

3. traditional dance performance

Hosted with the collaboration of Perak Media Sports and Welfare Club, besides enjoying a dinner of vegetarian food, the children each received a goodie bag of treats from the hotel, a school bag with compliments from the state government and “ang pow”.

Deepavali charity dinner

4. founder of Pertubuhan Kebajikan Ihsan Kanak-Kanak Arut Perum Jothy, Baba Hindu Adigalar, with some of the kids

Deepavali charity dinner

5. wife of hotel General Manager, Puan Azian Ali, with some of the children

The home, located in Buntung, Ipoh, was founded by Baba Hindu Adigalar in 2004. Presently, it has 40 children from 5 to 17 years old. 35 of these children are schooling.

Deepavali charity dinner

6. wife of hotel General Manager, Puan Azian Ali, with some of the children

Deepavali charity dinner

7. the children are served vegetarian food

The evening also saw Perak Media Sports and Welfare Club present cash aid to a member of the club, T. Subramanian, a reporter with Tamil Nesan. Despite after losing a leg to diabetes, he continues to work for the newspaper, and is based in Kampar.

Deepavali charity dinner

8. the children are served vegetarian food

Deepavali charity dinner

9. traditional dance performance

Guest-of-honour Dato’ V. Elango, who is the special adviser on Indian affairs to Perak Menteri Besar, Dato’ Seri DiRaja Zambry Abd. Kadir, announced a special allocation of RM5,000 to the home and the same amount to Perak Media Sports and Welfare Club.

Deepavali charity dinner

10. children with their gifts

Deepavali charity dinner

11. Audi, President of Perak Media Sports and Welfare Club (R), hands over cash aid to T. Subramaniam, a reporter with Tamil Nesan based in Kampar

Event: Deepavali Charity Dinner
Venue: Impiana Hotel Ipoh
Date: 28th Nov, 2014
Time: 8pm

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