The Sun, 22 August 2014 - Corporate Altruism

The Sun, 22 August 2014

Festive cheer and monetary aid for three charity homes

TROPiCANA Corporation Berhad is a strong believer in the altruistic principle of giving back to society. Its wholly-owned subsidiary, Tropicana Golf & Country Resort Berhad (TGCR), organised a Hari Raya open house, which also hosted three charity institutions.

The TGCR clubhouse welcomed guests, both children and adults, feting them to a royal feast and lively entertainment More than 200 guests, from Rumah Raudhatul Al-Faeez orphanage home, Rumah Amal Cheshire Selangor elderly home and physically challenged individuals from PDK Pantai Dalam rehabilitation centre, were treated to a delicious dinner plus an evening of fun, laughter and antics by Hekni the Gimmick.

Helmi consciously engaged and interacted with the children, including the physically and mentally challenged.

A cheque presentation ensued after the meal, where TGCR contributed RM10,000 to each home. Goodie bags and duit raya were also personally presented to the children and guests.

Tropicana group executive vice-chairman Tan Sri Danny Tan said: "After more than two decades in the property industry, we understand that we are in the business of not only building homes and offices, but creating harmonious communities within secured and lush environments. As we continue to expand our footprint nationwide, we remain unchanged in our efforts to engage with the community around us".

Tan also confirmed that Tropicana would continue with its undertakings and charitable contributions towards helping improve the lives of the underprivileged.

Also present on this festive occasion were Agriculture and Agro-Based Industry Ministry secretary general Datuk Mohd Arif Abdul Rahman, Tropicana chairman Tan Sri Rastam, TGCR chairman Tan Sri Nik Hashim, Tropicana Group CEO Datuk Yau Kok Seng and Tropicana deputy Group CEO Datuk Dickson Tan. Several senior management personnel and employees of the Tropicana group also executed efforts towards making this an enjoyable evening.

Come party with us

Tropicana Metropark invites one and all to its Hari Raya and pre-Merdeka Open House party on Aug 23 ana 24 at Tropicana Metropark Property Gallery from 10am to 6pm. Sumptuous Malay fare will be laid out in a buffet spread, along with exciting activities including fun painting, balloon sculpture, ketupat-making demo, batik craft, gasing painting, sand art fun, face painting, clown acts and other entertainment.

For more information, visit the Tropicana webpage. (See venue map) .