Penang Electrical Merchants’ Association (PEMA) celebrated its 71st Anniversary Dinner Celebration cum Academic & Scholarship Award 2019 at Elite House Restaurant on 25th May 2019. The event is graced by YB Teh Lai Heng, Penang State Assembly Man of Komtar & Dato’ Seri Hong Yeam Wah, Penang Chinese Chamber Of Commerce (PCCC) President. More than 550 members and guests including PEMA trustees and advisor attended the function.
The dinner started with a welcome address by Khaw Tatt Siew (PEMA President), which was followed by speeches from Dato’ Seri Hong Yeam Wah (PCCC President) & YB Teh Lai Heng (Penang State Assembly Man of Komtar).
PEMA President Mr Khaw Tatt Siew in his opening address thanked to all members, organization and individuals for their support which have made the success of Anniversary cum Academic & Scholarship Award 2019 for possible. Over the years, the Association has attached great importance to the development of education. Therefore, similar events are held every year to fully reflect the purpose of the Association to encourage and recognize the children of PEMA members or their full-time employees in a rewarding to study hard and achieve superior results.
Beside the PEMA Anniversary, its also the PEMA Academic & Scholarship Award 2019. It starting with a address by Dato’ Ooi Kok Kee (PEMA Education Fund Committee Chairman). The PEMA Academic Excellence was presented to the children of PEMA members and their employees who achieved outstanding results in the UPSR, PMR, SPM and STPM examinations. A total of 27 recipients were presented with the awards and the total amount awarded was RM 4,700.00. Beside the awards, PEMA also presented the FinalYear Scholarship Award of a yearly grant of RM 2,000.00 to Ng Yun Ning.
Excitement of the celebration dinner included singing, cake cutting ceremony, presentation of certificates and souvenir & lucky draw. Mr Khaw Tatt Siew (PEMA President) presenting a memento to the YB The Lai Heng & Dato’ Seri Hong Yeam Wah to thank you for sparing a time to attend the dinner of the day.
The dinner was joyously rounded-off with entertainment coming from the Karaoke team performed some all-time heart appealing favorite soft and nice songs, which successful tuned and turned the dinner into a joyful, up be at and memorable night for all. It was indeed a very successful dinner and enjoyable night.