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On a bright and sunny day of 16 December 2009 at Hong Leong Bank Bhd. (HLB), Bidor Branch, the Perak Regional Management Committee (PRMC) had once again reached out to the local community on behalf of Hong Leong Foundation. With some help from the respective school authorities to assess the financial background of the students, the PRMC managed to select a group of 100 deserving primary schools students to receive a variety of school items such as school bags, dictionaries and school stationeries. The schools selected for the programme are from SK Kampung Senta, SK Kampong Poh, SJK(T) Ladang Bidor Tahan, SJK ( C) Chong Hua 1 and 2.
The event started at 10.30am with the presence of PRMC chairman, Mr Chim Weng Tuck, PRMC members, as well as teachers and students from the schools. After the Chairman gave his speech, the presentation was carried out in an orderly manner and lasted until 11.45am, which is then followed by a group photo session. Three media groups (Sin Chew, Nanyang & China Press) were invited to cover the event , and the story came out in Nanyang Siang Pau (18 December 2009), China Press and Sin Chew Daily (19 December 2009) respectively.