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TELEY MAB NO. 410
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Tel: 03 2272 2687

Monday, 5th September 2011

Hello Friends.

Here are 7 new announcements.

Announcement 1: MAB 60th Anniversary Celebrations

To celebrate the 60th anniversary of MAB, a number of programs have been planned. The first will be the MAB Open Day on Friday, 29th September in Kompleks MAB and the launching of the anniversary celebrations at 10.00 am by the Minister of Women, Family and Community Development, Dato’ Seri Shahrizat Abdul Jalil. The blind are welcome to attend the function. In the afternoon, members of the public including the blind will be able to take part in the karaoke singing performance.

Announcement 2: Best Blind Entrepreneur Awards

5 cash awards will be given to the best blind entrepreneurs in conjunction with the 60th anniversary of MAB. Interested blind entrepreneurs can obtain the application forms from the reception counter at Kompleks MAB. Closing date for returning the forms is Friday, 14th October. For more information, please contact the Job Placement Unit at tel. 03 2272 2677 extension 122, 173 or 175.

Announcement 3: Elderly Blind Gathering Update

This will be on Saturday, 10th September, 10.00 am at the MAB Hall. There will be a talk on health products by herbal life. Registration fee is RM4.00 for members and RM5.00 for non-members. Please register with Ms. Rani at tel. 016 685 4837. Anyone wishing to contribute hari raya cakes should contact En. Taslim at tel. 013 340 3006.

Announcement 4: Mandarin Sing Along Update

This has been postponed to Friday, 16th September, 10.00 am at the Elderly Blind Centre. Registration fee is RM1.00 only. Please register with Mr. Lai Kok Keong at tel. 03 2274 2576.

Announcement 5: English Oldies Sing Along Update

This has been cancelled. We shall keep you inform of another date.

Announcement 6: Ping-Pong Competition by SBM KL/Selangor

This will be from 17 – 18 September. There will be 4 categories – man & woman singles and man & woman doubles. The registration fee is RM3.00. For more information, please contact En. Esa Taib at tel. 013 364 1557.

Announcement 7: Book Recommendation

A World Lit Only By Fire by William Manchester.
This book shows how Europe in the dark ages A.D. 400 – 1,000 emerged into the age of rebirth in the 16th century. It provides interesting insights regarding the mystery, heroism, superstition and cruelty of the age although Christianity was the new religion.

It also shows how Magellan became the first man to sail round the world, discovering Cape Horn in South America and then the Philippines and how his foolish decision caused him to die as a brave fighter before being recognised by the world.

That’s all for this week. Thank You.

Best regards,
Mr. Godfrey Ooi.

 

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