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Sarawak Energy Sports Club Contributes To Three Welfare Organisations and St Teresa's School
KUCHING, 23rd NOVEMBER 2016, WEDNESDAY: Proceeds from 2015 and 2016 Sarawak Energy Isthmus Run events totaling RM 45,000 were disbursed to four organisations during a cheque handover ceremony recently.
At the event, Group CEO Sharbini Suhaili handed over RM20, 000.00 to St Teresa’s School to help rebuild its main hall which was destroyed in a fire in October 2016; RM15,000 to the Kuching Life Care Society; RM5000 to Lembaga Kebajikan Anak-Anak Yatim Sarawak and RM5,000 from the Sarawak Breast Cancer Support Group.
Organised by Sarawak Energy Sports Club, the annual run attracts strong participation from both within the organisation and from the public, with funds collected from registration fees disbursed to charities or organisations in need.
Together with representatives from the various organisations were Haji Sulaiman Abdul Hamid, the President of Sarawak Energy Sports Club who is also the Vice President for Group Governance for Procurement and Contracts and Mr Marconi Madai, General Manager for Corporate Risks & HSE. Also present was Elizabeth Lee who is primary coordinator for the club's activities.
Commenting on the event, Sharbini said Sarawak Energy encourages the spirit of volunteerism among its employees by organising activities to enable its employees to give back to society.
“We feel that it is important to nurture these values in our staff, and it strengthens the bond between our employees and the community. This also builds upon our corporate level initiatives that aim to benefit communities throughout Sarawak.
Our largest annual sponsorship and social investment is the Sarawak Energy scholarship programme where we fund the dreams of bright young Sarawakians to attend university, and in the process help power the growth of Sarawak by contributing to the development of Sarawakian human capital."
Amongst other programmes that benefit communities, we support skill trainings among the youth in Ulu Baram, Murum and now Baleh, assist charitable bodies, participate in outreach programmes in rural Sarawak, run blood donation drives and engage in gotong-royong activities
We believe in making a positive impact and legacy through our presence,’ he said.