Water purifiers to be won

STARWALKERS stand a chance of winning the Beyond Water Bio-Active Reforming System when they take part in the Penang Starwalk 2012 — thanks to Zhulian Marketing (M) Sdn Bhd.

Its senior distribution manager Garry Ho said the system is the first in the market to adopt innovative water reforming technology using multiple layers of filtration.

“The water purification system involves purification and activation process, removes harmful and dangerous contaminants, reduces water molecule size with infrared rays and stabilises water molecules for better health,” he said.

Ho said Beyond Water is also the first in the market to use transparent filter chambers.

Zhulian Marketing, the marketing arm of Zhulian Group, sponsored two units of the system and 10,000 bottles of 500ml Natural Living Water totalling RM11,906 for the walk.

Besides coming in as a sponsor, the company had also encouraged its staff to take part with 169 employees signing up for the non-competition category.

The entry forms were submitted to The Star’s advertising executive Leong Shir Mein at the company’s premises at Plot 41, Phase IV Bayan Lepas Industrial Estate, in Hilir Sungai Kluang 2 yesterday.

Ho said the company’s employees have been taking part in the walk for the past 20 years.

“They have been working hard and Starwalk is like part of the company’s recreation activity where employees from our three plants can participate and foster better relationship with each other,” he added.

Also present were Zhulian Jewellery Manufacturing Sdn Bhd executive director Sin Poh Seah and Zhulian Marketing public affairs assistant manager Cindy Ku.

Penang Yang di-Pertua Negri Tun Abdul Rahman Abbas will flag off Penang Starwalk 2012 at Birch House, Penang Times Square, at 6.30am on Sept 17, a replacement public holiday for Malaysia Day that falls on Sunday.

The route for non-competition walkers is 6km while it is 10km for competition walkers.

This year’s non-competition route covers several new heritage and historical sites apart from the traditional landmarks such as Fort Cornwallis, St George’s Church, Goddess of Mercy Temple, Kapitan Keling Mosque and Sri Mahamariamman Temple.

The new sites include Sia Boey Market, Tan Kongsi, Chew/Lee Jetties, Wisma Yeap Chor Ee, Customs Building (formerly Malayan Railway Building), Logan Heritage, The Whiteaways Arcade, Pinang Peranakan Mansion and Masjid Melayu Lebuh Acheh.

The walk is jointly organised by The Star and Penang Amateur Athletics Association and endorsed by the state Education Department and Penang Municipal Council.

Participants, who complete the route within a two-hour time limit, will be eligible for a lucky draw which promises attractive prizes.

Registration fee is RM10 for non-compe-tition walkers and RM15 for competition walkers.

Entries for competition and non-competition walkers will close on Aug 15 and Sept 3 respectively, or when the targeted 20,000 have been reached.

The public can register at Star Northern Hub in Bayan Lepas or The Star Pitt St. at 15, Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling (9am-5pm daily including weekends and public holidays), The Star Seberang Jaya at 19A, (first floor), Jalan Todak 3 (Bandar Sunway), Pusat Bandar Seberang Jaya (9am-5pm on weekdays) or at the Penang Times Square information counter (10am-10pm daily).

They can also sign up online at http://sites.thestar.com.my/starwalk.

For enquiries, call Eric Voon at 04-6473388 ext 3021 during office hours or 012-5851612 (email: ericvoon@thestar.com.my).

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