With Chinese New Year is around the corner, many are looking forward to celebrate the joyous festive. While we are busy preparing for the festival, let us not forget the less fortunate.
This year, Nutriva International Sdn Bhd together with AM PM Pharmacy Sdn Bhd have organised a charity dinner – CNY 2020 Thousand Prosperity Charity Dinner on 18th January 2020. This charity dinner is aimed to celebrate the tradition festival with the less fortunate, and also aimed to raise funds for all 14 charity homes around Kulai, Johor.
The event begun with the grand entry of YB Tee Boon Tsong, Mr Vincent Teoh, Director of Nutriva International Sdn Bhd and Mr Ng Kee Wei, founder of AMPM Pharmacy Sdn Bhd ushered by the lion dance to their table. Then national anthem Negaraku was sung and followed by the caligaphry writing with group photos with all the guests. YB Tee Boon Tsong delivered the opening speech and followed by Mr Vincent and Mr Ng with all of them are emphasizing in giving back to community especially the needy people.
Seven courses of vegetarian dishes were served and the dinner is entertained by Mr Simon from Fantastic Music and Mr Liew, Champion of All-star Astro Global Singing Competition 2014. Not only this, the crowd is also surprised and entertained by LED Dragon dance brought by Foo Chew Association, Johor Bahru.
Nutriva and AMPM Pharmacy managed to collect approximate RM40432 for 14 charity homes and each brought home RM2888. Besides that, during the event, Nutriva sponsored cookies managed to accumulate around RM4146 for Evercare, NGO that focusing on charity works around Johor.
The expenses for the whole event was fully sponsored by Nutriva International Sdn Bhd and AMPM Pharmacy Sdn Bhd. The charity dinner continued with lucky draw and ended with Chinese New Year Song performance from the organizer and commitees.