New Straits Times
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 V, Jeyaratnam.

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.