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  • Saturday, 15 Sep 2018


Assumption Butterworth Alumni Association will hold its reunion open to all old boys, teachers and staff members at The Light Hotel Seberang Jaya at 7pm on Saturday. The event also marks the school’s 85th anniversary celebration. Details, call Sara (012-5253370) or Jeff Fong (017-8027299).


Convent Butterworth Ex-Students Association is organising a dinner to mark SMK Convent Butterworth’s 88th anniversary on Sunday from 7pm at the Safira Country Club, Seberang Jaya. Tickets are available at the school premises or contact Khasturi (019-4469296) or Sukavani (019-4813921).


School leavers from 1974 (Form 3) and 1976 (Form 5) from Chung Ling High School are invited to attend a grand dinner at 7pm on Sunday at the grand ballroom of St Giles Wembley Hotel in Magazine Road, Penang. Other than commemorating leaving school for the 42nd year, this time around, the students are also celebrating their 60th birthday. Those interested can call Ng at 016-4338315.


Penang Buddhist Association will hold a special prayer and chanting of the Great Compassionate Mantra (Da Bei Zhou) 108 times from 7pm to 10.30pm on Sept 16 at the association’s main shrine hall at Anson Road, Penang. All devotees are welcome for this ceremony. Details, call 04-2280910 or Peter Khoo at 012-4565866.


Penang Hindu Association is organising a forum titled ‘Nurturing Patriotism Among Different Cultures in Malaysia’ on Sept 16 from 4pm to 9pm at Auditorium C, Komtar, Penang. Details, call P. Murugiah at 016-4449246 or Dr Bala at 012-4342536.

Parenting TALK

I-Life Suicide Prevention Campaign and D’Home Mental Health Association are organising a talk on ‘Raising Kids Responsibly in the Digital Era’ on Sept 23 from 2pm to 4pm at My Wisdom Hall, New World Park in Jalan Burma, Penang. The speaker is Datuk Dr Lai Fong Hwa, consultant child and adolescent psychiatrist. Visit to register. For more information, call D’Home Mental Health Association at 04-6434432 or 012-425 1600 (Sharon/Saras) or email


Penang San Kiang Association Scholarship Awards 2018 for undergraduate & diploma students is open for application from Sept 18. To apply for the scholarship, members can get the application forms from the association during office hours or by email. Applications must be submitted by Oct 8. Scholarship awards are strictly for PSKA members’ schooling children only. For more details, call 04-2271604 or email


The Class of 85/87 St Xavier’s Institution in Penang will be organising a reunion dinner-cum-get-together themed ‘Funky 50’ from 6pm to 11pm on Dec 8 at the Macalister Ballroom, Level 5, E&O Hotel. Price is RM150 per person. For more information, contact Gordon (016-4161988), or Bernard (012-4271078), or Jeffrey (012-4894088).

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