Irish girls just wanna have fun
Straits Times, 17 October 2011
By Paul Toh
TOWN: The infectious Cyndi Lauper 1980s mega hit, Girls Just Wanna
Have Fun, set the mood for a day of revelry and footloose dancing.
ladies dressed in pink filled up the ballroom at the E&O Hotel
at brunch time for an event themed "Luscious Ladies Day in
Shades of Pink".
by the Penang Irish Association (Pia) for the third year running,
the get-together of more than 200 members and expatriates was
a "feel-good day" for the ladies to take time out among
"Fun in the Sun", the women also raised funds for a
is a breast cancer awareness month.
the ladies were out in full force to collect much-needed funds
for Mount Miriam Cancer Hospital and Rumah Hospice Penang.
teamed up with FoodFriends and the hotel to ensure guests had
a day of pampering, makeovers and lots of fun.
the generous spread of breakfast fare, there were demonstrations
by the hotel's Chef Bob on how to decorate a gingerbread man with
were also a makeover demonstration, beauty, wellness and shopping
zones, a silent auction and a raffles draw.
highlight of the day was the Catwalk Show.
fashion parade had international models sashaying down the catwalk
to showcase the season's new look.
collection, from beach wear to cocktail dresses, was from three
top Penang designers and five exclusive boutiques.
models also displayed various kinds of accessories.
thirst-quenchers, the Cosmo Bar served champagne and Fun in the
those present were Pia president Maggie Territt, who was commended
in holding the event.
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