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Updated: 10/14/2012 23:20 | By Channel NewsAsia

SingHealth raises S$388,000 for beneficiaries of President’s Challenge

SingHealth raises S$388,000 for beneficiaries of President’s Challenge


SingHealth raises S$388,000 for beneficiaries of President’s Challenge

SINGAPORE: SingHealth has raised S$388,000 for the beneficiaries of President’s Challenge, the highest amount since it started its fundraising efforts for the challenge nine years ago.

SingHealth Group Chief Executive Officer, Professor Ivy Ng, presented the cheque to President Tony Tan Keng Yam at the finale event titled ’Symphony for Health’ at the Punggol Waterway on Sunday morning.

Prof Ng said: "SingHealth has participated in President’s Challenge since 2004 and has raised a total of S$2.75 million for the beneficiaries of President’s Challenge. The SingHealth family wholeheartedly supports this event so we can do our part to give back to the community. The many creative fundraising events strengthened camaraderie and bonding among the staff."

The President and Deputy Prime Minister, Coordinating Minister for National Security and Minister for Home Affairs, Advisor and Member of Parliament, Pasir Ris—Punggol GRC, Mr Teo Chee Hean, joined the participants for the musical workout ’Conductorcise’.

— CNA/ck

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