SilverHairsClub facebook – SHC group administrators

Dear members,

Not that I had lost my memories, but recently I vaguely remembered we had a SilverHairsClub facebook page.  It is callee SHC group.

Some years ago, i had asked Andrew Koh to initiate and administer the SilverHairsClub Facebook.  Together with Douglas Chan, both of them have brought our facebook page to what it is today.  In fact, I had almost forgotten about it until recently.

Andrew Koh and Douglas Chan both joined SHC in Jan 2007.  I am glad to have Andrew be the co-administrator for our Facebook.  Facebook has a different social media structure; It is open to eligible SHC members.  If you wish to join the Facebook, please register your interest here.  The administrators will pick up from here.

Terence Seah

Relaxation on the rule on Direct Selling

One of SilverHairsClub rules is No Direct Selling activities. The Club has now decided to relax this ruling, in support of active members interests and hobbies.

1. Active Club Members may now sell and promote products which are personally made to other members. Examples include: Arts & crafts, kueh2, food, jams, balms, plants, furniture and electronic items.

2. Active Club Members may also offer chargeable personal services eg repair services, animal care, aged care, child care, concierge services, guide services, dancing training, events organising and house work.

3. Corporate products, network marketing, MLM and house items are not permitted. External organisations and corporate items are treated as paid advertising. Plse contact admin@SilverHairsClub.com.

4. Only Active Club members are allowed to participate in this program. Non-active members won’t be allowed.

5. Currently, this program is free to use to approved members. Approved products and services will receive a “Supported by SilverHairsClub” letter from the Club. SilverHairsClub may withdraw this support, if the member misuse this program. Members are wholly responsible for their products and services.

Terence Seah

Join the new SHC Whatsapp groups

Due to increasing popularity and convenience of Whatsapp, SilverHairsClub will launch more Whatsapp groups for members with focused interests. I shall initiate the startup of these groups, and shall be a non-participating admin for as long as the group is still active. Open to SHC members only.

If you wish to join the groups, please read and observe the follow rules.
1. No pushing of URL. This include videos.
2. No Greetings eg Good Morning without anything else to say.
3. Pictures and messages must be focused on the subject. Total number of pictures and message: 3 max per day.
4. No advertising, invitations to unrelated events.
5. No Copy and Paste from any source. Conversation text best.

If you break the rules:
First time: Unaccepted messages will be flagged with a * by Admin.

Second time: Admin will give u a second * and will remove your name from the Whatsapp group. You can request to rejoin the group after 60 days.

We shall start with the following groups.
1. Cooking – receipes, invitations to cooking session
2. Online trading – equities only.
3. Online e-commerce – today’s changing trend which we cannot ignore.
4. Short term stay in Chiangmai
5. Living in JB – where to eat, shop, live, finding friends to go JB together.
6. Gardening – plants, flowers and vegetables in your house or gardens.
7. Music, cinema and TV dramas – share your love for music. Going cinema and concerts together.
8. Free for all – any topic except race, religion, politics, MLM and direct selling. Good for those who cannot sleep, interest in current affairs. The same rules apply.

Medical & Sickness (NEW)
9a. SHC Men’s Health
9b. SHC Ladies Health – cancelled
9c. Dementia with family members
– If you are experiencing sickness and health issues faced by seniors, here is the SHC Whatsapp group for you to share the health issues you are going through, how you are coping and managing the sickness. Strictly NO pushing URL, videos and “Copy and Paste”.
9c. Dementia with family members.
Some of our family members have Dementia. Some of us employ a helper and some of us are dimentia caregivers ourselves. Soonerof later, we may develop Dementia. This group aims to enable fellow members to share our experience with Dementia.

10a. SHC Grannies and Grandpas.
For members who are busy with grandchildren, how to manage these young kids in today’s modern generation. Grand kids, Primary 6, tots and below.

10b. SHC mothers and fathers, whose children are no longer teens. Share what your kids and young adults are going through. Seek common grounds to chat, helping with interests, jobs opportunities or finding friends with other members’ young adults.

For travel, makan and dancing, I shall leave this to the different group admin. More topics may be added. Watch this space.

We will start the chat groups, after 10 members have signed up. Let me know which chatgroup you would like to join. Whatsapp +65 9489 4360. One chatgroup only.

Terence Seah

Go Wild! What can SHC do for you? Or what can you do for SHC?

SilverHairsClub started in 2005. When you first join SHC, the Club had only one objective, and that is to provide a platform for you to find and meet friends. Today, the objective remains unchanged.

Many members have found new friends and form small groups. Many go travel together, have tea and meals regularly, and go social dancing together. Some go for exercises and walks together. If not for these outings, many are happy to chit chat.

But more than 95% of SilverHairsClub members are inactive. You may be one of them. The Club likes to bring you out, and come together as seniors, over 45. While we are aware you may be busy working or looking after tiny-tots. You may also not like too much socialising or you may find the activities not suitable to your like. Or is your non-participation because we have more lady participation than men.

Well, take a step and Go Wild. You maybe exploring retirement possibilities, a part time job or some things to keep you busy. Perhaps, exploring online ecommerce where u can be anywhere and still enjoy some income to keep up with today’s modern kids.

Or fishing, golfing, camping, a wild BBQ, listening to music or reading a book.

You definitely have some ideas, that’s why you join SilverHairsClub, a club for over 45s. But if your goal is to relax and do nothing, do share with us too.

Tell us what we can do for you as a Club. You can also share what you can do for the Club. You can share on the forum or you can whatsapp me at +65 9489-4360. And the wilder, the better.

Write to us today. We look forward to hear from you.

Terence Seah
SilverHairsClub

Keep in touch with SilverHairsClub.com on your mobilephone

Today, most of us have moved our social communications from desktop to the mobile phone.  You too can conveniently follow what happening in SHC on your phone.  This platform is intended for Singaporeans, over 45, to meet new and more friends.

From playstore or Google Play, search the App “WordPress”.  It has a big W.  Install it.

  • SilverHairsClub.com is self hosted in Singapore.
  • Enter your Username.
  • Enter your password. (if you have lost your password, please write to Yoon Chin at Clubadmin@silverhairsclub.com.

You can organise your own activities and invite fellow members to join you.  If the event is strictly for SHC member, you are the Event Organiser or EO.  If the event includes non-members, you are the Event Cordinator or EC.

You can start a topic of interests, and invite participation.  If you do not follow up on your Post or topic, you may be restricted from future posting.

When a Post or topic is up, you can reply the author as a comment, and the author will also get an email from you automatically.

One picture can be inserted at any one time.  Authors can insert URL and telephone number, but such posts and comments will go into a moderation queue first.

The SilverHairsClub.com is tracked round the clock for words and discussions on religion, politics, race, direct selling and MLM.

Terence Seah

Are all the names in the SHC database still around?

Honestly, I dont know.  I just know there are 6200 names in our email database. When we send out email updates, and if the email is returned, we strike off the name.  This is how we keep the email database clean, meaning the email address is LIVE.

We have about 2,400 members in our Whatsapp database.  Whatsapp does not have a way to tell if the person is still live.  But each month, we sent out updates to about 2,400 members.

In our telephone database we have more than 7,000 members.  Once in a while, we send out short SMS updates to members who are on this database.  The club does not call via phone calls to members.  Responses from sms are very good, and out of the 7,000, approx 1,000 members will reponse.  Unfortunately, SMS are an expensive commuication method.

Trump is a Twitter.  SHC does not use a Twitter account to reach out to members.

Today, we aim to update our membership list again.  A Whatsapp msg was sent out this morning.  It basically says, please acknowledge so that we know you are still around.  So, if you did not receive a Whatsapp msg from the club today, it means we do not have your contact. Please let your friends know they can update SHC by sending a msg to +65 9489 4360.

Terence Seah

Yangon trip Thur/Fri 20/21 Apr 2017 “Meet other Singaporean residents in Myanmar”

The Club has done a few trips to Myanmar, in particular to its ccommercial capital Yangon.  Today, Singaporeans do not need a visa to enter Myanmar.

Many Singaporeans live in Yangon; they are either doing their own businesses or working for large companies.  As Myanmar expands and opens itself to the world, many seek opportunities in a country that was once cut off from the outside world. ATMs and credit cards have since popped up in most parts of Yangon.  There are more entertainment spots. More and more cars are being imported.  International schools, with one being run by a Singapore have established themselves well.  Many restaurants chains which you are familiar with in Singapore and the region are doing well, with a growing working class.  Myanmar has a sizeable rich and well to do consumers.

The Singapore name is well established and sort after in Myanmar.  Many Singaporeans have done well in various positions and businesses in the country. SHC members have asked to do another trip to Yangon as a club.  This time, we shall do a trip but it wont be a tourist trip. You can easily plan a trip with a travel agent.  I have allocated two days 20 and 21 April 2017 to meet resident Singaporeans and families who have been residing in Myanmar for many years.  We will likely have lunch, dinner or breakfast.  Yu can mingle with them, and find out more about living in Myanmar, their experience and the opportunities in this up and coming nation.

To keep simple, all participants book and pay their own airfares, and book their own hotels.  You may go earlier and you may leave later, but the dates are 20 and 21 Apr 2017.  You organise your own airport transfers.

Resident Singaporeans will be invited, and we will pay for their meals.  Cost likely to be double or in some cases, triple our share.

If you are interested to join this “Meet fellow Singaporeans in Myanmar”, please indicate your name here.  You may post here requests here.

Terence Seah

A properous and healthy Rooster year to all members

Dear fellow SilverHairsClub members,
The Rooster is here.  This bird wakes up early in the morning, way before most of us are up and running.  Sometimes, they get confused and start to crow at the wrong time of the day.  But roosters are strong birds.  Fighting cocks will jump, kick and claw, well only with another rooster.

I have rarely seen an old Rooster.  They always walk tall and upright.  They dont hunch, or limp.  The feathers are always bright and colourful.  So nice, if we can all be like roosters when we get older.

Let’s take this opportunity to wish one another “A happy, healthy and properous year ahead”.  To the many lucky members who are enjoying their retirement, let’s remember there are many other members who are still working or have to work after 67.
Look at all the elderly persons around us.  We will all be like them sometime soon.  For those who have annoyed us in 2016, let’s not hold the grudge.  Not always possible, but let’s try to forgive and forget.

And finally, if you are enjoy your Raw Fish salad, this picture and cheat sheet explanations may be useful while having Lo Hei.

Enoy the Rooster year.  Look forward to your participation in SHC.

Send your wishes to fellow members here.  We want to know you are still around.

Terence Seah
SilverHairsClub.com

THE FORSAKEN MUSICIAN

Today at about 7.30 pm I was doing a little shopping at a large  shopping mall in the eastern part of Singapore.

Outside the mall I was rather amused and intrigued  by a lone forgotten music maker. With due respect he did make some respectable music through his singing accompanied by his guitar playing. So he is quite talented. In fact I rather enjoyed his ensemble which pervaded in the evening air.

However the reality was he was  performing for donations. But sadly the scene was rather melancholy as the evening crowd hardly paid him a second look, many of whom were bypassing him and busy doing their own things. Did he really have to earn a few bucks this way? Had he been forgotten by his family or even the society. At this time of the day many folks would  be at home enjoying a dinner with family. Had he fallen through the cracks or it was his own choice.

Robert Ong

 

 

EPIC 1000km KDF Millennium Ride 2017 – A Charity Event participation by Ivan Lim

Hi SHCians,

A charity ride a year helps keep the doctors away…

Hahahaaa! No lah! It’s just my coined saying only.

But seriously, for 2017, I am back to the EPIC 1000km Charity Ride.

Had a shoulder injury (non-cycling related) in late 2015 and had to drop out of the EPIC 2016 Charity Ride in January last year.

Like my previous efforts with the EPIC Cyclists, do note that for every SGD10/- of contributions you make through my profile for this EPIC 1000KM Charity Ride 2017, I will pledge SGD1/- from my own pocket, up to a maximum of SGD500/- …… just doing my $$$ part too and giving forward.

Hope to count on your support again! TQ in advance!

Lastly, wishing all SHCians, A Healthy, Happy and Prosperous Lunar New Year 2017!

Ivan Lim

To find out more details of this Charity Fundraising Event or to donate online, please go to this link:
https://give.asia/movement/epic_1000km_kdf_millennium_ride_2017_-_ivanlim_ic_man

For other details/queries and/or off-line donations in Cash or Cheques, please let me know by commenting here. Will try my best to answer them.

Merry Christmas to all SilverHairs

Dear fellow SHC members,

Last Christmas, I gave you my heart, But, the very next day, you gave it away.  This year, I shall give it to someone special.  Merry Christmas.  Indeed, time flies.  Soon,, 2016 will go and a new year begins, 2017.

Some of us were members of SHC 10 years ago.  Today, many of us have made new and close friends, some very special.  We hope you will bring more members to the Club, and grow the SilverHairsClub.

Share your thoughts of the season to fellow SilverHairs.

Terence Seah

 

Selling investment schemes to fellow SHC members is not allowed

It has come to my attention that some members of the Club are offering investment schemes to fellow members.  These members attend Club events and try to convince fellow members the benefits and rewards from investing in these schemes.

I am also aware that these members have misrepresented themselves as founding members of SilverHairsClub. SHC has been around for the last 11 years and founding members are well documented in the Club history.

This post serves to inform fellow members and those who are offering investment schemes that SHC does not allow the selling of these services in Club gatherings.  

If it should come to my attention again that these members continue to sell investment products or schemes within Club activities, the member involved will be taken off the Club membership immediately.

Please do take note.  SHC will continue to serve as a platform for SilverHairs to meet and make new friends.

Terence Seah

August Monthly Walk

AUGUST MONTHLY WALK – Geylang Canal/River Walk

Date: Saturday 6th August 2016

Meeting Place : Paya Lebar mrt (mrt exit near control station)

Time: :   4.30pm sharp

Duration:  2.15 hours

Distance: 4.5 km flat terrain

ECs for this walk :  Alice Seah and Charles Wee

A leisurely walk alongside the Geylang River waterways on paved park connectors.

The Walk ends at Kallang Sports Stadium where there are eateries at the adjoining Kallang Wave Mall. Stadium MRT is just next door making it very convenient for transportation back to home.

Bring water, cap, umbrellas and wear comfortable walking shoes.

This is an excellent opportunity for new members to meet up with existing members to interact and know each other better.

Our Walk Team ECs:  Christina CL Chan, Charles Wee, Veronica Wong, Mary Tan, Serene Low, Alice Seah and Azhari Cuttilan

Ride for Rations – A Charity Event

Hi SHCians, pls lend a hand…TQ!

On 26th to 28th August 2016, I will be cycling a distance of about 250km from Malacca to Singapore to raise fund for a registered charity organization, Sunlove Abode for Intellectually Infirmed Ltd.

This is my first time participating in this particular charity ride. The aim is to provide monthly food rations worth S$70/- or monthly breakfast rations of S$25/- for needy residents living in 1 room flats in Chai Chee, Hougang and Marsiling. 100% of the funds raised will be use to help them as all cost of this event is covered by us, the volunteers.

Please join me in making a difference. No amount is too small. To make a monetary donation, please click on the following link. Donations of S$25/- and above qualifies for tax deduction. To facilitate this, provide your official name, address, tel and tax reference (NRIC/FIN/UEN).

https://give.asia/movement/ride_for_rations_2016_by_ivanlim_iceman_1

Or you can share out on your FB timeline etc using the below link:

https://www.facebook.com/ivanlim.iceman/posts/1428437753849208

Looking forward to your support. Thank you again!

Ivan Lim

(Note: Terence Seah had asked that I post this Charity Fund Raising Event on SHC Website.)

August’s Gathering (Marina SQ)

Bobby and I are co-organising an EC event or gathering with details as mentioned below.
Date: 3rd August 2016 (Wednesday)
Time: 5.30PM to 8.30PM
Venue: Marina Square (The Gallerie Food Court) Level 4
This EC event or gathering will give an opportunity for new members to make some new friends and old members to catch up with one another.
Bobby and I will also take this opportunity to conduct a smartphone clinic for those that require our service (during this session) for both Apple & Android smartphones – free of charge.
hewlee (EC)
Those registered coming:
1) Hewlee
2) Bobby Bok
3) Seok Cheng
4) Soon Huat
5) Vivian
6) Lydia Soh
7) Clancy Chia
8) Jimmy Tsin
9) David Low
10) Jimmy Long
11)

KARAOKE SINGING ON 23 JUNE, 2016 THURSDAY

  • An EC event for Karaoke Singing
  • Venue:   Kolam Ayer C/C Geylang Bahru
  • Date and Time:   23/6/2016 Thursday. 6.30-10.00 pm
  • Fees:  About $6 per pax depending on number of participants
  • Beverage: Self-made hot drinks
  • Parking: Ample free parking lots in the C/C compound
  • Buses: Nos. 26, 107, 107M, 140, 853 (Board the bus near Lavender MRT or Kallang MRT and alight at Block 68 Geylang Bahru)
  • Use own VCDs or select from catalogues.
  • A attendant DJ will be in service
  • A good sound system for you to display your singing prowess
  • Participants:
  • 1) Robert Ong
  • 2) Peter Tan
  • 3) SIS Wan Tho
  • 4) Jessica Tan
  • 5) Ronald Lee
  • 6) Daniel Chan
  • 7) Susan Lee
  • 8) Sally Tan
  • 9) Stella Sheng

North Philippines Tour Sat 20 Feb to Sun 28 Feb, 2016

Updated Post
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This itinerary has been revised close to 10 times in the last 2 weeks to suit the SHC community. I have also listed the Difficulty Levels. I planned the entire itinerary.
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For those who are interested, please register by this Saturday, 9 Jan if possible. If you are keen, but need more time, do let me know else we will close the registration.

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If you are interested, please register by replying to this post or personal message (pm) me. If the itinerary is too small for reading, press the Ctrl key and the + sign key simultaneously to enlarge. Press the Ctrl key and the – sign key simultaneously to reduce.

Moon Wong (EC)

Registration
1. Moon Wong
2. Jane Chua
3. Ann Giri
4. Andrew Yeung
5. Daisy Phua
6. Friend
7. Pauline Chew
8. Johnny Pow
9. Annie Pow
10. Friend
11. Friend
12. Friend

Recruit the new SHC committee

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Dear members,

We have tried different committee concepts to run SHC.  We learn what works and what fails.  But, we should not give up, even though we had failed in the past.  I still think it is better to have a committee to run the SilverHairsClub.  Personally, I do not prefer the status quo situation.  So, I will try again.  One concept which will not change is that members can continue to organise activities for other members, as EOs or ECs.

The new committee will come from our general membership.  For the first year, the chairman will be me.  Haha, I am no retired general, maybe a retired fisherman. If you like to join the committee, please whatsapp to me at +65 9489 4360.

Some points which I have learnt over the last 10 years from Club members are:

  1. Able to work with other committee members.  Friendly and sociable members preferred.  Less “I” and more “We”.
  2. All meetings will be via Whatsapp only.  Physical meetings only from time to time.  Why Whatsapp?  because I travel most of the month, so very little time in Singapore.  But, I believe in SHC and our seniors population.  We have to care for ourselves.
  3. Members should not circulate pictures, videos, URLs, only text.
  4. Agenda strictly re Club matters only.
  5. No politics, sex, race, religion, direct selling and MLM.
  6. Committee members who are unable to participate in the meetings, I am sorry we have to let you go.  Committee members who break the rules, will be automatically take out of the committee.

If you would like to develop a future for SHC, and are interested to make our objective work, I would to invite you to join the new SHC committee.  Our objective is to provide a platform for SilverHairs to meet new and more friends.  I would like to extend this platform, but let’s discuss within the committee.

I look forward to hearing from you.  +65 9489 4360.

Terence Seah

 

Sept Monthly gathering

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This month, we were planning to have the SHC monthly gathering with Ann Giri as the EO.  Unfortunately, she has indicated she has no experience organising the monthly gathering.  Looks like the Sept monthly gathering is off.

I am not sure about future monthly gatherings.  A few things go on in my mind.

  1. Should we have a paid person or group to organise the monthly gathering?  Of course, we have to figure out how to pay this person or group.l
  2. It appears that free membership is not working.  Members expect someone to organise the monthly gathering on a regular monthly basis.
  3. There is a suggestion that we should ask the previous EOs to organise gatherings again.  I am not sure, as it runs counter to our idea to have one member do a gathering once in the lifetime of the members.
  4. Maybe we should pick members in turn to be the EO if the member has not done the role before.

What do you think?

Terence Seah

 

System upgrade on 30 Aug 2015

Hi fellow members,

We will have a system upgrade on Sun 30 Aug 2015.  This upgrade will clear some bugs; and will incorporate new changes.  I am not sure what these changes are; but the improvements have been incorporated from feedback from all over the world.

We should completed the upgrade by 1 Sep 2015.  Look forward to your feedback.

Terence Seah

MONTHLY WALK – SKYLINE OF SINGAPORE

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Date: Saturday, 5 September 2015
Time: 4.30 pm sharp
Meeting Point: City Hall MRT station (Exit B, near Ticket Office)
Duration: Approx. 2 hrs
ECs : Alice Seah and Azhari Cuttilan

The next monthly walk will be to admire the beautiful sky line of Singapore. On one side of the Singapore River are office buildings of various shapes, and on the other side the yet to be completed Civic Centre.

The scene along the Jubilee Bridge is picturesque. The atmosphere is windy and you will see two old buildings which were restored but now occupied by restaurants, wine bars and cafes. We will pass the new Marina Financial District which is occupied by financial institutions and various other companies.

The walk will end at Marina Bay Sands food court where we will have our dinner.

Note: Bring water bottle, caps, umbrella and camera. Do wear comfortable walking shoes.

Our Walk Team ECs: Christina CL Chan, Charles Wee, Mary Tan, Veronica Wong, Serene Low, Alice Seah, Jeffrey Lim, Azhari Cuttilan.

If you can make it please register.

Attendees:
1) Winnie Tan
2) Lilian Teo
3) Gabriella Chua
4) Maureen Lee
5) Daisy Phua
6) Theresa Seow
7) Danny Lye
8) Winnie Lim
9) Grace Wong
10) Karen Phoo
11) Bessie Lam
12) Ann Lim
13) Tony Ang
14) Wendy Lum
15) Judy Lim
16) Angie Ng
17) Irene Chua
18) Bernie Chung
20) June Tan
21) Evelyn Ong
22) Moon Wong

It’s National Day!

50 years of independence,

From backwaters to modern metropolis –

Achievement par excellence!

Good governance, supportive citizenry,

And we see ‘a nation built with love by you and me’.

So proud are we of things uniquely Singapore,

We treasure the little red dot ‘right down to the CORE’!

Happy 50th National Day! THREE CHEERS!

dragon215euniquely S’pore!

Opportunity to tap the newly launched Singapore Centre for Social Enterprise (RaiSE)

RaiSE was launched on 27 May 2015.  In Channel News Asia”s report today, RaiSE will distribute $30m worth of grant and investments over 5 years to boost social enterprises. The requirements are a financial assessment, a compelling social objective and a proven sustainability of the business model.  The amount awarded depends on the maturity of the social enterprise.  Funding will support proof-of-concept.

RaiSE notes that many social enterprises face challenges such as talent, business know-how and funding.

SilverHairsClub has a clear objective of providing a platform for Singaporeans, over 45 to meet new and more friends.  It has been operating since Oct 2005, and we would be celebrating our 10th anniversary this Oct.  We have many activities.

1.  As a social enterprise, our EOs and ECs have organised numerous activities.  We have no lack of activities, as we believe in our concept of one member doing an activity during the life of his/her membership.  Some EOs have been organising and running activities for the last 10 years.

2.  Financially, SHC operates on a cost basis.  The Club does not collect membership fees, and as long as members are over 45, Singaporeans and PR, they are eligible to join as a member of SilverHairsClub.  We have been operating 10 years under this financial model.  Although we do not have a physical premise to call our own or rent from a landlord, we have managed well with public venues and private premises.

3.  In terms of management, we operate with minimal manpower.  Some of our key roles are membership admin, IT and hosting services and support services to our SilverHairsClub.com.  All other operations and management work are within the role of the EOs and ECs.

4.  With the existing model and concept, SHC can expand its social enterprise to other Singaporeans and PRs living within mainland Singapore.  Funding and assistance from RaiSE will widen our scope, our membership and sustain our activities.

What do you think?  Shall we actively seek assistance from RaiSE?  And what can you do be part of the committee to seek this assistance? Thinking.

Today’s article is available at http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/new-agency-offers-funding/1876884.html

Terence Seah

SilverHairsClub celebrates its 10th anniversary in Oct 2015

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Dear members,

Many of you have been with SilverHairsClub since Oct 2015 2005.  Many are still around, while some have gone quiet, and some can only see us from afar.

I have uploaded a video (right column) showing the  faces of members during our early days.  See if your face is there.  I remember many faces; and this video brings back good memories.

October is our 10th Anniversary; and we can look forward to a fun celebration.  At this moment, we have kept our options open.  Give us your thoughts on what you think the celebration can be like.  I look forward to your suggestions; and if you like to be part of the organising committee, feel free to write to me.

This event will be held in Oct 2014 2015.

Terence Seah

 

Monthly Walk – East Coast Parkway Lake and Beach Walk, Sat 2 May 2015

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MONTHLY WALK – East Coast Parkway Woods, Lake and Beach Walk
Date: Saturday, 2 May 2015
Time: 4.30 pm sharp
Meeting Point: Kembangan MRT (taking a bus to Chai Chee Industrial Estate)
Duration: Approx. 2 hrs
ECs : Serene Low and Alice Seah

The walk will commence at Swan Lake Linear Park Connector toward East Coast Beach.

The walk is through Cicada Woods seeing different forest biodiversity and species of birds, insects and wild plants; photographic view of scenic water ponds with willow trees; and sea view packed with vessels lining the horizon.

We will end the walk at Parkway Parade area which are surrounded by hawker centres with a great variety of sumptuous food.

Note: Bring water bottle, caps, umbrella and insect repellent. Do wear comfortable walking shoes.

Our Walk Team ECs: Christina CL Chan, Charles Wee, Mary Tan, Veronica Wong, Serene Low, Alice Seah, Jeffrey Lim, Azhari Cuttilan

Attendees:

1) Serene Low
2) Alice Seah
3) Winnie Tan
4) Gabriella Chua
6) Jazz Soh
6) Tan Li Li
7) Danny Lye
8) Janie Ng
9) Rosy Tan
10) Theresa Seow
11) Susan Sia
12) Veronica Wong
13) Elaine Ang
14) Angie Ng
15) Ronald Lee
16) Janis Han
18) Monica Tan
19) Alice Tan
20) Hew Lee
21) Ann Lim
22) Silas Yeo
23) Moon Wong
24) Ronald Lam
25) Grace Kang
26) Peng Peng
27) Irene Poh
28) Tony Ang
29) Pauline Chiew
30) Daisy Yeo
31) Judy Foo
32) Philip Foo
33) Irene Chua
34) Ang Seok Khim
35) Andrew Koh
36) Lily Lim
37) Yatsing

MONTHLY WALK – CHANGI POINT COASTAL WALK, 11 April 2015

Date: Saturday, 11 April 2015

Meeting Place: Changi Village Bus Terminal

Start Time: 4.30pm Sharp

Duration: about 2 hours.

Getting There By Bus:
No 2 from Bedok or Tanah Merah MRT station
No 29 from Tampines MRT Station/Bus Interchange
No 59 from Bishan Bus Interchange
No 109 from Serangoon Central Bus Interchange

For those who are driving, parking is nearby the hawker centre.

ECs for this walk: Veronica Wong & Mary Tan

A walk along the rustic Changi Point coastline is not to be missed!
Changi Point provides a welcome respite from the hustle and bustle of city life.

A charming boardwalk takes you through lush greenery and undulating terrain along the rugged
western coastline, while a meandering waterfront walkway along the eastern beachfront creates
an interesting tropical experience of sea and sand. Viewing decks and pavilions along the way
enable you to pause, soak in the sea breeze and enjoy the excellent views out at sea.

The Changi Point Coastal Walk is divided into six segments, each with its unique experience :
– Sunset Walk, has beautiful view of the sunset, hence its name
– Kelong Walk, reminisce the good old kelong days as you tramp on wooden stilts
– Cliff Walk takes you through the rugged western coastline
– Sailing Point Walk, enjoy views of the sailboats and the expanse of the sea
– Beach Walk, a relaxing coastal walk along sandy beaches, along the way pause, soak in the sea breeze and enjoy the views out to sea
– Creek Walk, appreciate the views, sights and sounds of the bumboat activities ferrying the public to and from the offshore islands.

At the end of the walk, those who wish to have dinner, there’s the Changi Village hawker centre where there are various food stalls,

Our Walk Team ECs: Christina CL Chan, Charles Wee, Mary Tan, Veronica Wong, Serene Low, Alice Seah, Jeffrey Lim, Azhari Cuttilan.

To join the walk, do register here!

  1. Gabriella Chua
  2. Danny Lye
  3. Bernie Chung
  4. Judy Lim
  5. Peter Goh
  6. Eyvonne Chew
  7. Julie Guan
  8. Linda Chung
  9. Margaret Soo
  10. Janis Han
  11. Janis’ friend
  12. Alice Seah
  13. Monica Tan
  14. Eddy Lee
  15. Margaret Chua
  16. Christina Chan
  17. Alice Tan
  18. Ronald Lee
  19. Lydia Soh

Monthly Walk, Sat 7 Mar – Lower Pierce reservoir Board Walk

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MONTHLY WALK – LOWER PIERCE RESERVOIR BOARD WALK
Date: Saturday, 7 March 2015
Time: 3.30 pm sharp (be punctual as would be taking a bus to Bishan Park)
Meeting Point: Yio Chu Kang MRT station (Beside POSB ATM)
Duration: Approx. 2-1/2 hrs
ECs : Alice Seah and Serene Low

The hustle and buzzle of Chinese Lunar New Year will end on 5th March. After feasting on all the sumptuous goodies during this festive period, let us all get ready to burn off some excess calories by joining our next monthly nature walk.

The walk will cover the area of Lower Pierce Reservoir, the second oldest reservoir in Singapore. On the boardwalk, we will meander through the matured secondary rain forest where there are numerous rubber trees and oil palms. Apart from the flora and fauna, there are birds, wild boars, monkeys, squirrels, mini monitor lizards, spiders etc.

At the end of the walk, we will aim for the Casuarina Curry Restaurant for the famous crispy roti prata.

Note: Bring water bottle, caps, umbrella and insect repellent. Do wear comfortable walking shoes.

Our Walk Team ECs: Christina CL Chan, Charles Wee, Mary Tan, Veronica Wong,
Serene Low, Alice Seah, Jeffrey Lim, Azhari Cuttilan.

Please register.

Attendees:
1) Alice Seah
2) Serene Low
3) Gabriella Chua
4) Alice Tan
5) Loong Say Meng
6) Sharon Loong
7) Danny Lye
8) Charles Wee
9) Christina A Chan
10) Susan Tan
11) James Tan
12) Azhari Cuttilan
13) Peng Peng Lee
14) Theresa Seow
15) Vincent Lim
16) Shirley Tan
17) Pauline Chew
18) Lilian Teo
19) Catherine Yeo
20) Lily Lim
21) Jimmy Tsin
22) Richard Wong
23) Moon Wong
24) Tony Ang
25) Vincent Lim
26) Andrew Koh
27) Lawrence Khan