Thursday, March 18, 1999
Rehabilitation Centre Gets RM 12, 000 Boost
By Lim Lean Seng
THE Sultan Azlan Shah Rehabilitation Centre received a boost with a
RM 12, 000 donation fro businessman Lim Kian Seng recently.
In a ceremony at the tearoom of Perak Turf Club, he handed a checque
for the amount to the Sultan Idris Shah Foundation Chairman Tan Sri
Among those present were Association of Thoroughbred Racehorse Owners
president Terry Lee, PTC manager Lim Yew Leong, YSIS chief executive
officer Lt. Kol (Rtd) V.P. Nathan and YSIS trustee Chew Choong Seong.
Jeyaratnam said Lim owns a number of horses currently running in the
MRA circuit and a string of restaurants in Singapore. He also operates
the Food Court at Changi Airport, Singapore.
He said during a recent visit, Lim was impressed with the set-up and
good work carried our by the centre.
Later, Jeyaratnam distributed ang pow to 3000 disabled people including
120 children from Stepping Stone Centre in Ipoh.
YSIS, a non-profit organization established in 1982, funds the cost
of running the centre.
The centre not only benefits people with physical disabilities in Perak
but also those outside the State.
The centre engages professional occupational, physio-speech therapists
and social workers from abroad to care for the disabled.