The elderly at Bright Hill Evergreen Home is often blessed with lots of care & love judging from the presence of many volunteers who turn for each event. Last Saturday, 22 Sep the home elderly experienced yet another warm gesture from these wonderful people who came to celebrate the Mid Autumn Festival with them:
The principal, teachers, Karul, parents & students of Zhonghua Primary School
Benson, the mentor of the Chinese Drum Club
Mr Tay, the magician
Belynda, Choon Yen & parents
Jacqueline, Katherine & Ah Hong
Jane & her boys
Li Theng & Dasmond
Cui Xian & Joey
Joanne & her friends
Firstly, a big thank you to our sponsors at DBS for the mooncakes. To Steven and his colleague for the special delivery of the mooncakes…Thank you!
A warm thank you went out to Mr Stephen Chua, the principal of Zhonghua Primary School who made his presence & support to the event.
Benson and the students made up of just one girl and boys were all back to the home for a third time. The students kicked off the event with their drum performance. In spite of their young age, these students put up a brave, energetic and uproar performance. 2 of the boys showed off their martial skills with the aid of a sword. They have definitely improve in their skills if you still remember their past performances. Well done, students!
Special thanks to Benson who never failed to add surprises to the performance. He brought many ‘shakers’ made of cans and beans for the elderly to play and interact during the finale performance of the drum group. Benson, your efforts are much appreciated…! Thanks to your suggestion & arrangement to bring in the magician.
To the magician, Mr Tay… congratulations on your successful and light-hearted magic show which kept the elderly watching with big eyes and open mouth. Mr Tay went through 3 surgeries and suffered from colon cancer. Today, he is proud to carry on with life and to do the things he likes. He urged the home elderly to stay positive and happy always. Thank you, Mr Tay.. you are our good role model!
To all adult volunteers & children…thanks for having responded to us prior to the event, directly or through your friends. This is important to ensure that we have enough hands to help out for the day. Your presence, participation, love, warmth etc etc… had certainly contributed one way or the other to a happy celebration. I hope you had all found time well spent with the elderly, make friends with the elderly as well as other volunteers and in the process, enjoyed yourselves. Feel free to view the photos which can be found on the right top corner of this blog and drop us your feedback. Simply click on ‘add a comment’ and type in your name & message. Thanks!
Within the volunteer group, the celebration process has seen more individuals showing their talent and potential to run future events. My hats off to Jane, Joanne, Cui Xian & Mei Fang!! Do come forward and share your ideas freely…. The volunteer group needs all your valuable contribution and the home elderly awaits to share your contribution!!