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Saturday June 9, 2012

Metro Watch


For a special price of RM260, the public can sign up for a year’s supply of The Star plus a year’s free access to its ePaper during a roadshow from 11am to 8pm until tomorrow at the iFOODex 2012 at the Penang International Sports Arena. Subscription forms are also available at The Star offices in George Town, Bayan Lepas, Seberang Jaya, Alor Setar and Ipoh. For details, call toll-free number 1800-88-7827 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 6pm).


KDU College Penang will hold a charity bazaar today from 10am to 3pm at its campus in Jalan Anson. There will be food stalls, sales of paintings, lucky draw, clown performance and Datuk Lee Chong Wei badminton racquet auction. Tickets are available at RM50 per booklet. Details, call 04-2266368 ext 110 or visit www.kdupg.edu.


Conversation Master Board Game Club will begin the search for ‘A Young Conversation Master of Year 2012’ (ages nine to 17) themed ‘Everyone is a Winner’ today from 2.30pm to 4.30pm at Precious Ones, 56, Lorong Selamat, Penang. Competent participants will be shortlisted to the Grand Final to be held at year-end. Details, call Winnie Toh at 017-3044357 or Susan at 04-2297678.


Registration for the Komtar Tower Run 2012 is held at Tesco EGate Penang today and tomorrow. The registration counter is near the Tesco Food Court on Level 2. Details, call 012-4401398 or visit the website at www.komtartowerrun.com.my.


The Malaysian Red Crescent Penang branch will be organising a Charity Food Fair to raise funds for the society’s Humanitarian Fund at the Chai Leng Park Multipurpose Hall tomorrow from 10am to 2pm. Details, call 04-8275678.


A wellness education company Shines Organic Sdn Bhd is holding a blood donation campaign at the Lam Wah Ee Hospital from 9am to noon tomorrow. For details, call Dr Ooi Eng Hoe at 04-8292350 or 012-4222350.


Penang Adventist Hospital is organising Stop Smoking classes on June 11, 12, 13, 19 and 21 from 7.45pm to 9pm at the hospital. Classes are conducted in English. Details, call 04-2227344.


The Penang Hill Climb organised by Kwong Wah Yit Poh will be held at 8am on July 1. The 8km run starts from Penang Municipal Park. Entry forms are available at Kwong Wah Yit Poh Press Bhd at 19, Lebuh Presgrave and all its branches in Penang, the Penang Sports Council in Batu Uban, and the Penang Municipal Park office. Application deadline is June 17. Details, call 012-4052934.


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