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Moral Angels Weekly Flash 140308

11 more days to go! Go where? What’s up? Hope you have not forgotten about Moral Home outing on 28 March 2009 to Marina Barrage, Singapore’s latest downtown icon!

Over the past few weeks, organising committee has been discussing about the outing to ensure that it will be a fun and enjoyable activity for all. Not only us who played a part in getting things organised but also, some elderly contributed their efforts too!

Last Sat, with the help from SK, Hui Xian and Shu Hua, the banner for coming outing was completed! The elderly have demonstrated their creativity with their steady and artistic strokes added to the banner design. They paint, they draw, they cut out the pictures of stars, clouds to beautify the banner! Lovely!

I am glad to see quite a number of volunteers turned up at Moral Home last Sat! Keep it going, angels! Of course MORE people turned up, MORE elderly were engaged in MORE activities! Jin Xiong, Poh Yan and Angela were in a chess battle with 3 elderly. Who’s the chess master ultimately?

BAN BAN, BAN Luck, Gor Leng, Peng, Chi,Hu! Mahjong and ban luck went on as usual manned by Aunty Molly, her friend and Uncle Meng Huat who got the MJ and BL kakis multi-tasking ie.play and chit-chat at the same time.

Hey! I think it’s really a good idea that Sam gathered a few elderly in the Tumbling Tower game which has not been played for awhile. Perhaps we can bring out the games that have not been played for long, who knows we can attract big crowd to join in.

Rico, Christina, Mei Kuen, Chee Wah, Min Yuet, Uncle Song, Sharon, Yong, Gary, Alexandra and Alex were all involved in other activities such as running errands, fishing game, befriending. So much on games. What about music? Mini concert by Mr Mok! He’s really superb who sang for hours and yet not tired.

Our well-known good cook, Aunty Molly, once again, has prepared yummy noodles for all residents and volunteers. Thumbs UP!

Last Sat was really a good turn up right? Hehe. =)

A day of FUN @ Marina Barrage is approaching!

Shermin

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  • Moral Angels Weekly Flash 070309

    Hi Angels,

    I’m back again. Thank you Christina and Rico for writing the last 2 weekly flash. The writing of flash is open to all Angels <*hint*> <*hint*>.

    It was a quiet afternoon as I made my way to Moral Home. I thought I was early, but Susan was already there chatting with the elderly. The nursing staffs were having an extended meeting, hence there was a slight delay in preparing the elderly for Sat activities. Nevertheless by 3pm the folks were all nicely seated in the activity area, thanks to Angeline, Yu Shan, Chee Wah, Mei Kuen, Christina, Jojo and Sharon.

    One of our 2009 goals is to increase the participation rate, and last Sat was a good start. We need more Angels to be in by 230pm to bring more elderly down to the activity area. We should also work more closely with Sally, the caretaker, to identify more elderly suitable for activities.

    When we involve more elderly, naturally we will need more activities and Angels right? There was no lack of either last Sat. The ever popular MJ and BJ went on as usual. The seasoned players certainly need no cajoling in getting down to action. The main activity was ball throwing game, to the relief of Angels having nightmare of fishing game. It was a refreshing change and pleasant surprise that a lot of elderly are quite apt at throwing balls.

    Led by Sk and Hui Xian, the Games & Arts group were busy drawing the banner for the Marina Barrage outing. Shermin was the creative mind behind the design. Home residents were also enlisted to help with the drawing and painting. Thanks also goes to Sam, Desmond, Shu Hua, Wendy, Poh Yan, SK, Mok, Min Yuet, and Rico with helping out the activities. Song was at his usual best, running errands for the residents, undeterred by the pouring rain. Aunty Molly ruled the BJ table, and even had a ‘Ban Ban’. You could hear the groans of the players from far.

    Susan is currently making new bean bags for the weekly Games. Anyone with discarded cloth or fabric can pass them to Susan for recycle. Mok has created some sample of ping ping fishes and they look fantastic. We plan to get the residents involved in making the bean bags and fishes.

    After activities, we were invited to celebrate the 1st birthday of our youngest Angel, Lucas. He even has a personal blog. Thank you Stuart and Doris, we had great fun.

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    Marina Barrage Outing 28 Mar 2009
    – A site survey with be conducted next Sat after activities. All ICs are encouraged to go.
    – Residents number upped to 30
    – More volunteers are needed. Please reply to Jin Xiong or Shermin.
    – Donation are welcomed too.

    Other News:
    – The visit by Mr Teo Ser Luck was a success. Thanks Mona, Loi and Fiona for flying the flag of Moral Angels. Photos in Gallery.

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  • Moral Angels Weekly Flash 280209

    28th of February 2009 – Sunny… Cloudy… Raining… Drizzling…

    Kopi O! Kopi C!! or ME?? 😛 Wait wait wait…Uncle Song, why you put evaporated milk into the Chinese tea huh?!?! “Hahaha…new invention mah!!” he said :O

    Yes this was heard at MH dinning area on Saturday afternoon during the tea break!!! :) We are proud to announce that our first ‘Roti Kopi Corner’ of 2009 went F&F… Fun & Fine!!

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    Thank you angels, Ah Xian, Desmond, Shermin, Angela, Angeline, Yushan, Uncle Song, Bro Sam, Uncle Meng Huat, Min Yuet, Chihuahua, Susan…who helped serve the elderly!
    Thank you VL for making the traditional kopi(with not very traditional way)
    Thank you AVL P being the kopi tester and pushing the trolley around serving the drinks! 😛
    Thank you kopi auntie uncle!!
    Thank you Mr Mok who turned Moral Home dinning area into some “Day Club Lounge” with live performance!!
    Thank you SK for being the porridge transporter!! 😀
    Thank you LUV (u know who u are) for taking photos of elderly while enjoying their porridge n kopi! Hehe!!!

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    Here are some comments on the porridges (chicken w/ century eggy or the vegetarian version): Auntie Lim said “Very nice!!”; Uncle Song said “Excellent!! :)”; Angela said “Wah got my mother standard!!”; VL said “Hey can open shop leh!”; Winnie admin said “Pass ah! Pass with flying colours!”; Ugly Cheapo SK said “Edible!” :( So based on last night(Sat) ‘votes’- Rico ‘can’ cook???! 😛 haha

    So, what’s other happening at MH? The ban luck and mah jong went on as usual? Yes! Yes! The dumb-dumb battle between my LUV and Uncle John? Yes! Yes! Uncle Song kasyna running errands? Rico doing befriending? VL slacking? You named them, we did them 😛 hehe

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    Besides, as early as 1pm, SK (1 of the Games & Arts IC) has already hauled all the games stuff out to the activity area, went Cold Storage to buy the Detol for cleaning the stuff (since his the other Games IC-Barbie is some cleanliness freak!) Leading a team of hygienic lady angels like Xian, Shermin, Angela, Angeline… all the toys are disinfected and cleaned!! Thank you thank you! Oh! I remembered seeing Barbie Xian taking photos of angels playing some of the games… hmm let the Games ICs to tell you angels their plans. :)

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    As the Lounge continued with more singers Angela, Susan, Uncle Loi… (killing the chickens away!!! :P) till serving of dinner, ‘intense’ discussion and planning for the Marina Barrage was going on inside the volunteers room.

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    Here are some IMPORTANT announcements:

    -Pls confirm your attendance for the 28 March (Sat) Marina Barrage outing with Shermin(98271036) or Jinxiong(96822436) ASAP :)
    -Marina barrage reccee will be carried out on 14 Mar (Sat) after MH activities; important committee members will be informed but if any angels who would like to join in, pls feel free!

    Just a reminder:
    -7 March (this coming Sat) is our 1st PURE breed Moral Angel Baby Lucas 1 Year Old Big Birthday Party!! See you Lucas!! 😛
    A_g_l_n_, owe $ pay $ 😛 or else… hehe

    Smile
    Ricola 😛

    Wait wait wait…one more thing! Please suggest to our Volunteers Welfare ICs-Uncle Song & Shu Hua, the activities you angels would enjoy doing so as to enhance their planning ya!? 😛

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    Happy Birthday Mei Kuen!!! Hope you had an enjoyable celebration last Saturday!

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