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PAST EVENTS

Major projects organised by Concern & Care Society since Year 2000. More updates are available at our blog, click CCS Facebook for more info:

Mar 2014

We Care Outing with Wheelchair Bound & Needy Families
  • CCS worked with Bukit Batok Community Club Women's Excutive Committee to bring elderly (who were wheelchair bound or had difficulity with walking) for an outing to the Jurong Lake on 17 Mar 13.
  • Mr David Ong, BBM, Advisor to Jurong GRC Grassroots Organisations & Member of Parliament for Jurong GRC was the Guest-of-Honour.
  • To most people who are mobile, such a trip could be just a piece of cake. However, to most of these elderly, it was one of the rare occasions where they could get away from their home.
  • The elderly enjoyed the trip very much and all were thankful that the rain only started pouring down at the end of the day.

Aug 2012

CCS 10th Anniversary Concert: Life is Beautiful Because of You
  • CCS celebrated its 10 years of achievement with the Concert which saw about 5000 audience at the Singapore Indoor Stadium on 24 Aug
  • Minister for Education, Mr Heng Swee Keat was the Guest-of-Honour for the night.
  • The highlight of the concert was 'Di Zi Gui' (弟子规) which means "the Precepts for being a Good Student and Child"! It encompasses the Confucian teachings of filial piety.
  • The concert was to thank our existing 100+ volunteers and supporters as well as to entertain our target client groups of the old and the young from under-privileged families, including about 200 CCS beneficiaries, 2000 members from a number of Community Clubs & 500 students from a few neighbourhood schools.

May 2012

Rolling off a New Chapter from Singapore.
  • Members of the Cycling Club Superstar had a 6D5N from 14 to 19 May cycling expedition from Bukit Batok Neighbourhood Link to Kuala Lumpur!
  • The average age of the 23 cyclists was 61 year-old!
  • The team was blessed to have the strong support from Ronda Riadah Club of Johor Bahru.

Mar 2012

50plus Expo 2012 held from 23 to 25 March 2012, 11am to 9pm at Singapore Exopo Hall 7.
  • The exhibition comprises thematic areas of exhibition which provide a unique, learning-based experience for all. Themed "Live Well", the public education zone presents a food gateway that leads into six dimensions of wellness, aka, Physical, Vocational, Social, Emoitional, Intellectual and Spiritual Wellness.
  • Concern & Care Society participated in the event as an exhibitor and over 20 visitors signed up to be our volunteers.
50plus Expo 2012
Mar 2010 Elderly Cycling Club Superstar Round-Island 140km Challenge

  • To bring out the message that long-life is a blessing, and that senior citizens can break free from their mental and emotional solitude to find dignity and value in life again.
  • Visited Sunnyville Home and Peacehaven Nursing Home to bring warmth and joy to the residents through songs and dance.
  • Mrs Yu-Foo Yee Shoon, former Minister of State for Community Development, Youth & Sports was the Guest-of-Honour.
Nov 2009 Launch of CCS Cycling Club Superstar

  • To promote cycling as a common sport among the family.
  • Also aims to bridge the generation gap between the young and the old.
  • An open house was held to provide a series of fun-filled activities related to cycling and art and craft.
  • 22 members enjoyed the 35km inaugural scenic ride to Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve.
Aug 2009 "The Starry Hope”
Racial Harmony. World Peace

I. “Flag of Peace” Painting Exhibition

  • Exhibited more than 1000 flags painted by children from all over the world.
  • A thousand people including over a hundred children from China come together to promote the importance of peace and harmony in a multi-racial society.

 II. “The Starry Hope” Concert

  • An evening of colourful cultural dances and music celebrating joy of racial harmony.
  • About 400 persons attended the concert.

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Apr to May 2009 “Cycling Expedition” Shanghai To Beijing
  • To bring across the message that elderly still have the right to build and fulfill their dreams.
  • 30 elderly volunteers with an average age exceeding 65 years old participated in the 2000 km cycling expedition. Of which, 3 bikers are from Singapore.

Click here for details in Chinese

乐龄单车家族 (上海 - 北京之旅2009)

 

Sep 2008 "Flag Of Peace" Painting Exhibition
  • To increase awareness among the young on the importance of world peace.
  • 50 most representative works painted by students from the Nanyang Family were selected for the “3rd World Children Calling For Peace Painting Exhibition” in Beijing in October 2008.
  • More than 1800 persons viewed the exhibits.
Oct to Dec 2007 "Share Your Barbie, Uplift Her Spirit"
  • To share a message of hope and love to the under-privileged and orphaned children in China.
  • To encourage children in Singapore to donate their treasured toys to signify that they have a compassionate heart for the poor and orphaned in another country.
  • A total of 4000 barbie dolls and toys were collected and handed over to the representative from China Association For Promoting Children’s Culture and Art.
Sep 2007 "SCS Great Singapore Duck Race"
  • Concern & Care Society was one of the beneficiary for this Fund-Raising Event involving 7 charitable organisations.
  • A total of $850,000 was raised.
Oct 2006

"Walking Out of Loneliness" Walkathon

  • To encourage filial piety and respect towards the elderly among the younger generation.
  • To encourage the elderly to take steps to keep themselves active in society.
  • More than 6,000 people participated in the walkathon to bid farewell to loneliness. In addition, we also set the Singapore book of records for “Most Number of People Doing A Mass Walk With A Sash”.
  • Dr Vivian Balakrishnan,
    Minister for Community
    Development, Youth & Sports was our Guest-of-Honour.

Nov 2005 and
Aug 2006


"Golden Hits Charity Concert" with Ms Zhuang Xue Fang

  • To encourage elderly, cancer patients and their family members to be resilient despite adversities
  • Attended by 7,000 people


Dec 2003

"Golden Hits Charity Concert" with Ms Wu Ying Yin and the Singapore Chinese Orchestra at the Singapore Conference Hall

  • To give hope to lonely elderly people.
  • To encourage elderly to live a fulfilling lifestyle.
  • 600 free tickets were given out to elderly without kin and kith and those in old folks home.
May 2003

"Life Can Be Good" Book Launch cum Pledge Signing Ceremony

  • To launch the book titled ‘An Uncommon Beauty’ and share Lee Khoon’s story of courage, strength and hope.
  • To encourage Singaporeans to remain positive and caring in spite of the SARS epidemic.
  • Presented 1,000 copies of the book to selected organisations like schools, South West CDC, Bukit Batok Community Club, National Library etc as a form of encouragement to the community.
Sep/
Oct 2003

"Happy Wrinkles Digital Photography Competition"

  • 38 senior citizens were appointed judges for this photo competition
  • To focus attention on elderly
  • To encourage elderly volunteerism
Nov 2002

"SK Poon’s Golden Hits 50 Years Concert" at the Esplanade

  • The first free concert event held at the Esplanade since its opening
  • To thank our elderly pioneers
  • Enjoyed by 5,000 people

May 2002 and 2005

"Life Can Be Good" Concert

  • Staged to promote resilience and a positive and optimistic attitude in living.
  • Featured Ms Lena Maria Klingvall, a Swede born without arms and a deformed leg
  • Concerts in 2002 were attended by 25,000 people of which 60% were secondary school students
  • Raised $200,000 in 2002 for two crisis shelters operated by:
    - Singapore Council of Women’s Organisation
    - Singapore Anglican Welfare Council.
  • 2,300 audiences attended concerts in 2005.




. Video clip by Lena Maria.

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Jasmine 茉莉花

Apr 2000

"True Love Waits" Concert

  • Created awareness of AIDS and to counter casual & pre-marital sex
  • Concert attended by 8,000 working adults and young people
  • Raised $200,000 for "Action for AIDS"



 

 

 


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