February 8, 2010

Persatuan Dewa Yeong Leong Beow brings festive cheer for old folk of Kampung Cempaka, PJ


The Persatuan Dewa Yeong Leong Beow Chinese temple at Kampung Cempaka new village in Petaling Jaya held its annual food goody bag distribution for elderly residents in conjunction with the upcoming Chinese New Year which falls on 14th February 2010.

A total of 300 elderly residents of Kampung Cempaka aged 60 and above and who had earlier registered for the programme received the food items which included rice, cooking oil, sugar, biscuits, mee hoon and mandarin oranges.

The event was held at the covered basketball court in the village on Sunday 7th February 2010 at 3.00 pm.

"This social responsibility programme which is introduced by Persatuan Dewa Yeong Leong Beow is a yearly affair to share the Chinese New Year festive joy with the senior citizens", said its chief Loke Moon Hoong who is the temple chief medium and also chairman of Jawatankuasa Pembangunan Kampung Baru (New Village Development Committee) in Kampung Cempaka.

Present to grace the event was guest of honour Damansara Utama state assemblyman YB Dr Cheah Wing Yin who sponsored 300 packets of rice and 10 boxes of mandarin oranges.

Also present was Section 21 SEA Park Residents Association (RA) chairman Gan Keng who together with YB Dr Cheah Wing Yin and Persatuan Dewa Yeong Leong Beow Chinese temple chief Loke Moon Hoong distributed the food goody bags to the elderly residents.




Festive cheer: (From left) Section 21 SEA Park Residents Association (RA) chairman Gan Keng, Persatuan Dewa Yeong Leong Beow chief Loke Moon Hoong and Damansara Utama state assemblyman YB Dr. Cheah Wing Yin bring some joy to elderly residents of Kampung Cempaka, Petaling Jaya.


One for the album: Damansara Utama state assemblyman YB Dr Cheah Wing Yin (sixth from left), Section 21 SEA Park Residents Association (RA) chairman Gan Keng (fourth from left), Persatuan Dewa Yeong Leong Beow Chinese temple chief Loke Moon Hoong (fifth from left) and his committee members posed for group photo with some recipients of the Chinese New Year goodies.


Damansara Utama state assemblyman YB Dr Cheah Wing Yin distributing food goody bags to the elderly.


A Chinese New Year token of appreciation for this elderly woman from Damansara Utama state assemblyman YB Dr Cheah Wing Yin.


The happy smile on the face of this elderly woman as she receives a food goody bag from Damansara Utama state assemblyman YB Dr Cheah Wing Yin.


Damansara Utama state assemblyman YB Dr Cheah Wing Yin presenting Chinese New Year goodies to an elderly resident.


Persatuan Dewa Yeong Leong Beow chief Loke Moon Hoong (standing, second from right) presenting Chinese New Year goodies to elderly residents.


Section 21 SEA Park Residents Association (RA) chairman Gan Keng (right) distributes Chinese New Year goodies to elderly residents.


An elderly man receives a Chinese New Year goody bag freom Section 21 SEA Park Residents Association (RA) chairman Gan Keng.


Section 21 SEA Park Residents Association (RA) committee member Jimmy Tee (right) helping out in the distribution of Chinese New Year goodies to elderly residents while Persatuan Dewa Yeong Leong Beow Chinese temple chief Loke Moon Hoong (left) looks on.


Happy faces all round for the elderly.


The 3o0 packets of rice are sponsored by Damansara Utama state assemblyman YB Dr Cheah Wing Yin.


The ten boxes of mandarin oranges are also sponsored by Damansara Utama state assemblyman YB Dr Cheah Wing Yin.


Among the food items were 300 bottles of cooking oils ...


300 bags of sugar ...


and 300 packets of meehoon (rice vermicelli).


Damansara Utama state assemblyman YB Dr Cheah Wing Yin giving his speech.


A section of the 300 recipients of the Chinese New Year goodies.


The Chinese New Year goodies brought cheer to some 300 elderly residents of Kampung Cempaka, Petaling Jaya.


The elderly residents were also treated to an appetizing snack of hot red beans soup.


Delicious snack for the elderly reisdents.


The red beans snack was delicious and filled the stomachs of the elderly.


This elderly woman and her two grand childen enjoying the snack of red beans soup.


Volunteers helped to pack the Chinese New Year goodies into plastic bags for distribution later.


Section 21 SEA Park Residents Association (RA) committee member Jimmy Tee (left) and the welfare team from the office of Damasara Utama state assemblyman YB Dr Cheah Wing Yin help in packing the goody bags.


Section 21 SEA Park Residents Association (RA) chairman Gan Keng is seen helping out in packing the Chinese New Year goody bags.
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