pink for charity
Star, 8 October 2011
was the colour of the day as event hosts calling themselves ‘Luscious
Ladies in Shades of Pink’ lived up to their name.
dressed up in pink and pink balloons and decorations filled every
corner of the grand ballroom in the E&O Hotel in Penang for
‘Fun in the Sun’, the event was organised by the Penang Irish
Association (PIA) and Food Friends Penang.
aim was to raise funds for the Mount Miriam Cancer Hospital as
well as Rumah Hospice Penang.
the activities was a catwalk show with models parading in the
latest outfits from Penang’s finest boutiques.
the models gathered on stage at the end of the show, a singer
performed the classic Cyndi Lauper song ‘Girls Just Want To Have
Fun’ to the glee of the audience.
also had fun decorating a gingerbread man guided by the hotel’s
president Maggie Territt was pleased with the turnout at the event.
event has exceeded our expectations and we have collected close
to RM30,000 through this function,” Territt said.
added that the cheques would be presented to the organisations
at the end of the month after all the money has been collected.
most important thing is that through this event, we are celebrating
life itself,” she said.
also said that it was one of the best mornings for her since she
moved to Penang more than a decade ago.
is one of the largest gathering of expatriates I have attended
hope that next year, we will be able to get more to attend,” she
activities held during the event focused on beauty and wellness.
draws were also held.
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