Pantai Hospital Ipoh and Persatuan Diabetes Malaysia (Perak) will hold a public forum titled “Life’s Sweeter With Less Sugar” at the hospital’s Dahlia Utama room, Level 4, from 5.30pm to 7pm today. There will be talks on “Diabetes Mellitus-The Silent Killer” and “Understanding Food Portions and Carbohydrate Counting”. For details, call 012-521 8956 (Harith) or 012-430 3391 (Gloria).
The Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers Perak branch (FMM) and the Manpower Department (JTK) will have help desks to guide and advise companies in the implementation of the Minimum Wage Order 2012 at FMM Perak (1, Lorong Raja DiHilir, Ipoh) from 9am to 4pm on Dec 5 and Dec 12. Registration is free and the deadline is Nov 23. For details, e-mail email@example.com, call 05-548 8660 (Mahinder) or fax 05-548 8331.
Perak International Chess Association (PICA) and Perak Sports Council (MSN) will hold a closed chess tournament at the MSN hall, Ipoh on Dec 1 and Dec 2. Open to all chess players in Perak. Registration fee is RM20 (normal) and RM15 (PICA members and those under 16) and the deadline is on Nov 26. For details, call 013-390 8129 (Yunus).
The Sri Sathya Sai Baba Temple will hold a birthday celebration of Bhagawan Sathya Sai Baba at the temple grounds, Tambun Caves, from 7pm to 11pm on Nov 23. There will be a bhajan (hymn singing) session and a blood donation drive. For details, call 012-502 1269 (Foong).
KPJ Ipoh Specialist Hospital will hold a public forum titled “Baby Massage and Baby Feeding” at the hospital’s 5th floor Dewan Anugerah from 3pm to 5pm on Nov 24. The forum will be conducted by resident paediatrician Dr Jasmine Lau and is limited to the first 30 couples. Registration is RM10. For details, call 05-240 8777 ext 8111 (Aziera/Sarah)
WALK THE TALK
Soroptimist International Region of Malaysia (Sirom) club will hold a walk themed “Stop Violence Against Women and Girls” in Ipoh on Nov 27. This is part of their Walk the Talk from Perlis to Sabah by three members of Sirom from Nov 23 to Dec 9. For details, call 012-501 9250 (Kuan) or 012-519 0189 (Lanka).
The Ex-Tarcisians Association (Tarcisian Convent School, Ipoh) will hold a get-together dinner for ex-pupils at the Ipoh Swimming Club at 7.30pm on Dec 1. For details, call 017-487 2795 (Mutharasi).
Wawasan Open University will hold an open day at its Ipoh regional office from 10am to 4.30pm on Dec 1 and Dec 2. Counselling sessions will be provided for the Jan 2013 intake. For details, call 05-242 6323 or 05-243 6323.