TAJ International College will hold a blood donation drive by the National Blood Centre at the banquet hall in the college, along Jalan Tun Abdul Razak, Ipoh from 11.30am to 2pm Oct 10.
Columbia Asia Hospital-Taiping will hold a Breast Cancer Awareness Week at their premises until Oct 13. There will be exhibition booths from Lembaga Penduduk dan Pembangunan Keluarga Negara (LPPKN) and Makna from 9am to 5pm. There will also be a Breast Cancer Forum by the hospital’s consultant surgeons and LPPKN on Oct 13 from 2.30pm onwards. Seats are limited. For registration, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 05-820 8888 (Yoki or Azril).
The Perak Mental Health Campaign Committee will hold the 9th Perak Mental Health Convention at Impiana Hotel from 8am to 5pm on Oct 10. The convention’s theme “100 Years of Psychiatry, Where Do We Go From Here?” is to commemorate the 100 years of Hospital Bahagia Ulu Kinta. For details, call 05-533 2333 ext 6021 (Rohana) or ext 5001 (Dora Albina).
Autism Asperger’s Help Association (AAHA) will hold a talk on “Parenting Autism” at MH Hotel from 2pm to 6pm on Oct 13. Registration is RM50 per pax. For details, call 019-558 2633 (Emily) or 012-512 1897 (Michelle).
Wawasan Open University will hold a roadshow at Giant, Sri Manjung, from 9.30am to 11pm from Oct 12 to 14. Visitors can check out the programmes offered for the January 2013 intake and receive fee rebates of up to RM500. For details, call 05-242 6323.
The Malaysian Parkinson’s Disease Association will hold a public forum on Parkinson’s Disease at Syuen Hotel, Bonsai Room B, 4th floor from 1.30pm to 5pm on Oct 13. There will be talks by specialists and testimonies from patients. Admission is free but registration is required. For details, call 012-557 1682 (Samuel), 03-7980 6685 or 017-887 1859 (Looi).
Pantai Hospital Ipoh will hold a public forum on heart disease and brain disease in conjunction with World Heart Day 2012 at the Dahlia Utama room in the hospital from 2.30pm to 4.20pm on Oct 13. For details, call 05-540 5712 or 05-540 5725 (Renuka or Gloria).
Perak MCA will hold a mega dinner themed “Stability Above Chaos” at Stadium Indera Mulia, Ipoh, at 6.30pm on Oct 14. National MCA leaders will attend the dinner that is expected to attract a crowd of 10,000. Tickets are priced at RM30 each. For details, call 05-253 6981 or 05-253 8455.