Symphony Suites Hotel Annual Buka Puasa With Underprivileged Kids

 Symphony Suites Hotel CEO Mr Lee Chee Ming delivers an opening speech
Symphony Suites Hotel CEO Mr Lee Chee Ming delivers an opening speech

What a memorable evening it was for the 60 children; forty from Pertubuhan Kebajikan Darussalam orphanage and twenty others from selected homes and marginalised families, when they were invited to break fast at Symphony Suites Hotel, Ipoh on Sunday.

 children help themselves to the mouth-watering Ramamdan buffet
children help themselves to the mouth-watering Ramadan buffet
children help themselves to the yummilicious Ramadan buffet
children help themselves to the yummilicious Ramadan buffet

Earlier in the day, they were treated to a shopping spree at Econsave Ampang Baru to choose Hari Raya apparel to the value of RM50 per recipient, generously sponsored by the store.

the venue
the venue
 hotel staff member belts out a Hari Raya song
hotel staff member belts out a Hari Raya song

The Corporate Social Responsibility initiative was a collaboration between Symphony Suites Hotel and Econsave Ampang Baru. Of course, this noteworthy event was more jubilant with the personal contribution of hotel Chief Executive Officer Mr Lee Chee Ming in the form of duit Raya, as well as goodie bags sponsored by the youngest daughter of Mr Nagappen.

two children join emcee Louis Sebastian to sing a song
two children join emcee Louis Sebastian to sing a song
emcee Louis Sebastian leads the children to 'Balik Kampung'
emcee Louis Sebastian leads the children to ‘Balik Kampung’

This event was the hotel’s annual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative to give back to those in the community who are disadvantaged, especially during the holy month of Ramadan.

 guest-of-honour YB Dr Lee Boon Chye (Deputy Health Minister) delivers his speech
guest-of-honour YB Dr Lee Boon Chye (Deputy Health Minister) delivers his speech
presentation of duit raya, hampers and other goodies
presentation of duit raya, hampers and other goodies

While dining over a scrumptious buka puasa meal, guests were entertained with cheerful Hari Raya tunes serenaded by emcee Louis Sebastian and the hotel staff.

 excited children with their gifts
excited children with their gifts
group photo
group photo

Besides the hosts and junior VIPs, on the guest list were YB Dr Lee Boon Chye (Deputy Health Minister), En Mohamad Jamean Bin Zulkepli (Special Officer to YB Tan Kah Hing, Perak Tourism ExCo), retired Ipoh Mayor Dato’ Roshidi, Ipoh City Councillors, Econsave Ampang Baru General Manager Mr Chua and his staff, business associates, media friends, and well-wishers.

 Econsave General Manager Mr Chua presents a token of appreciation to YB Dr Lee Boon Chye (in blue)
Econsave General Manager Mr Chua presents a token of appreciation to YB Dr Lee Boon Chye (in blue)
 Econsave General Manager Mr Chua presents a token of appreciation to Symphony Suites Hotel CEO Mr Lee Chee Ming (2nd from L)
Econsave General Manager Mr Chua presents a token of appreciation to Symphony Suites Hotel CEO, Mr Lee Chee Ming (2nd from L)

What a meaningful occasion it was to ensure that no children were left out of the festive celebration despite their circumstances.

Event: Annual Buka Puasa With Underprivileged Children
Venue: Symphony Suites Hotel, Ipoh
Date: 26th May, 2019
Time: 7pm

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With love

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