SBG Education-Fund Charity Golf Tournament

Wednesday, 14 May 2014 15:02

25 April 2014 – An annual fundraiser by SBG that has gain a huge following among Singaporeans living in Ho Chi Minh City over the years, the Charity Golf Tournament has served as a platform to raise funds for the “We Care” Education Fund of SBG.

25 April 2014 – An annual fundraiser by SBG that has gain a huge following among Singaporeans living in Ho Chi Minh City over the years, the Charity Golf Tournament has served as a platform to raise funds for the “We Care” Education Fund of SBG.

Held at the Vietnam Golf & Country Club, this year saw a crowd of 100 golfers participating in this meaningful event. Ambassador for Singapore to Vietnam, Mr. Ng Teck Hean and Singapore’s Consulate-General in Ho Chi Minh City, Ms. Leow Siu Lin were both present to lend their support as Guests-of-Honour.

H.E. Mr. Mr. Ng Teck Hean, Ambassador of Singapore to Vietnam and Mr. Ken Ang, SBG Committee Member

 

Mr. Norman Lim, SBG President and H.E. Ms. Leow Siu Lin, Consul-General of Singapore in HCM City

The “We Care” Education Fund was initiated with the aim to provide scholarship as a form of financial assistance to needy and well-deserving local students in 2000. Since then, this initiative has raised more than US$413,000 and sponsored close to 3,000 students in Ho Chi Minh City and nearby regions.

I have received the SBG scholarship for a total of 7 years, beginning from the time I was in 11th grade, through 2 years of high school and 5 years of university education’, said Nguyễn Minh Thái, one of “We Care” beneficiaries, “The SBG’s financial support and motivation has helped me overcome difficulties in life and come closer to fulfilling my dreams. It has also inspired me to help others by giving back to the community.” Today, Mr Minh Thai is a pharmacist and a teacher with the Ho Chi Minh City’s Pharmacy University.

This year, the Charity Golf Tournament raised a total of 424,500,000 VND through the sales of the tournament fees, proceeds from the dinner auction and cash donations. Although over, donations towards the “We Care” Education Fund are welcome and can be addressed to the SBG secretariat office.

Our fund raising efforts this year would never be made possible without the generous giving and support of the following sponsors:

Main Sponsors: Keppel Land Vietnam Properties Pte Ltd, United Overseas Bank Ltd, Vinausteel & SSE Steel

Major Hole sponsor: Suntory PepsiCo Vietnam Beverage

Other Major Hole Sponsors: Han Nuri Co., Ltd, Kinh Do Corporation

Other Hole Sponsors: Capitaland Real Estate Management (Vietnam) Ltd, Ernst & Young Vietnam, JGL Freight Company Ltd, Philips Electronics Vietnam Ltd, United Paints

Trophies Sponsor: Lion City Group of Restaurants

Hole-in-one Sponsors: Boutique Art Furniture, Quang Dung Co., Ltd, Vietnam Star Automobile Co., Ltd

In-Kind Sponsors: Asia Golf Club, Bong Sen Hotel Saigon, Bolzano Italy Fashion, Capri by Fraser HCM City, Consulate-General of the Republic of Singapore in HCM City, Club Royale, Duxton Hotel Saigon, Hotel Equatorial HCM City, Ich Thien Co., Ltd, Intercontinental Asiana Saigon, Jolen Consulting Co., Ltd, Lotte Legend Hotel Saigon, Mövenpick Hotel Saigon, New World Saigon Hotel, Nippon Paint Vietnam Co., Ltd, Park Hyatt Saigon, Sedona Suites Ho Chi Minh City, Song Be Golf Resort, The Grand Ho Tram Strip, The Warehouse, Vietnam Brewery Ltd, Vietnam Golf & Country Club, Vina Taxi Comfort Delgro, Vins Descombe Vietnam.

 

To view photos of the golf tournament, please click HERE.

 
 
 
 
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