Reflections

So last year, August, I had surgery done to remove a huge soft tissue tumour from my right thigh. My Dr said it must have been growing for years. I only realize there was a lump when i went for an MRI as it was hurting so bad. Thank goodness it was benign.

I was diagnosed with ostheoarthritis 15 years ago but it was under control but the pain eventually came back. I went for chiropractic treatment but it didnt help. Then a good friend introduced me to dancing then the pain was gone. No kidding. The pain came back only after the soft tissue tumour op. One muscle was removed and then there was only one left. My poor right hip had to work extra hard.
So last week, I had total hip replacement (THR) on my right. Down time 6 to 8 weeks and full recovery time prob 6 months to 12 months, depending on individuals age n strength. So no dancing for time being. Wondering why i MIA? now you know.

I was feeling depressed during those months of pains. Just wanted to have dinner, shower and sleep after work.
I will let you know after 6 months if it was worth going under the knife.

I am not seeking sympathy. Just wanted to share my experience. And feel free to ask me if anyone has similar problem and would like to know more about the procedure.
Lastly, i have not forgotten the baking classes i wanted to conduct. Will set up the dates once i am fully recovered.

In the meantime, take care and enjoy life to the fullest.
Best regards
Caroline aka Carly

Obituary – Susan CH Tan’s son

To a mother’s shock, losing her son cannot be more painful than anything else on this earth. Susan CH Tan’s son Gene Goh passed away this morning peacefully.

Susan Tan is known to many SHC members. We offer her our support to go through this sad period.

The wake is held at blk 227 Jurong East Street 21, spore 660227 until 12 Aug 3.30pm when Cortege leaves for Mandai.

For those who can make it, let give our moral support to Susan Tan.

Terence Seah

SilverHairsClub Business networking group

The Club started having its first Business Round table dinner some 5 years ago. We had identified that not all members joined SilverHairsClub for the purpose of social networking. For this group, their interests was finding business networking partners, identifying business opportunities and keeping up with global business trends. This is how the Business Round table dinners started.

Plse note this business networking group is not for Job seekers. It is intended to bring together those who are currently in business, incorporated in Singapore. Those in business, business development, sales or marketing can also join; subject to approval.

To cater to this business networking group, we shall reorganise ourselves as SHC Business networking group.

To participate, the requirements are:
1. Whatsapp your current business card to +65 9489 4360.
2. Indicate registered name and business.

We should have our first meeting, gathering or dinner in Aug 2018.

Terence Seah

“One night in HCMC’ 2019 5D4N

Next year 2019, we shall have “One night in Ho Chi Minh City”. We are likely to add a 5D4N itinery together with event.

Our Club last trip was an all boys trip. It was hilarious.

Dates I have in mind are pre-CNY or mid-Autumn festival. But generally flexible.

Our trip will generally be in HCMC, and all the way to the Saigon River mouth to enjoy the majestic South China Sea and coastline. Motorcylists would enjoy this trip.

If you have a tour company whom we can try, please yell. And if you like to join the planning team, plse whatsapp me.

Terence Seah

Invitation to A Private K session (31/8/2018 Friday , 7pm to 11pm)

Hi friends,

Tentatively I’ve  booked the below venue for max 15 pax (min 10pax)  for our private k session. Pls. respond by dateline 10/8/201(Friday). If the respond is less than 10pax. . I may hv to cancel it.

Address : The Singapore Chyun Athletic Association . (No. 16 Beng Wan Road, Singapore 339848. Opp. Elim Church Off Serangoon Road 3 m/s. ).

Reference : http://www.streetdirectory.com/sg/beng-wan-road/17257_1.html

Cost charges : $120 ( To be shared among attendees)

Drinks are provided . There will be a KJ to assist you . K vcds and thumbdrive can be use for this session. There will be various song books for reference too. I’m a regular here and i love the evergreen oldies songs and the sound system is good. Do respond ASAP if you are  keen and your commitment to this event is needed. Your attention and co-operation is much appreciated. I’m looking forward to the session to sing with all.

Cheers, Clara (EO/Event-coordinator)

<< Attendees >>

  1. Clara
  2. Maureen
  3. Pearl Wong
  4. KC Lau *
  5. Rick Chay
  6. Cynthia
  7. Ronnie
  8. Ronald lee
  9. Judy Lim
  10. Lydia Chin
  11. Thomas Loh
  12. Sarah *
  13. Bernie
  14. Lydia T
  15. Raymond Hsu

Hi friends, thanks for your support to this k session!  Im counting down the days to meet all n sing with you too. Till then ….

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Waiting List :

  1. Sally Foo
  2. David & Lilian

 

 

 

Monthly Walk July

Monthly walk: Lavender mrt to
Macpherson mrt.
Date : 14th July 2018, Saturday
Time : 4.30pm SHARP
Duration: approx. 2hours. Distance 4.6 km
Meeting Place: Lavender mrt exit A
ECs: Charles Wee with Azahari

This is an easy walk along park connectors, peaceful waterways and through lush riverside parks. We commence our walk from Lavender mrt (EW line), along Kallang Riverside , continue along Pelton Canal Park Connector , cross over a long PIE overhead bridge with a panaromic sunset view of motor highways and proceed further along park connectors towards Macpherson mrt . Macpherson mrt is an interchange for Circle Line and Downtown Line.
As we make our way towards to our final destination at Macpherson, we will stop at a nearby Circuit Road food centre for drinks and/or dinner before taking a short walk, just a couple of housing blocks distance to Macpherson mrt.
Wear comfortable footwear, no slippers/sandals.
Protect oneself with sun screen, sunglasses, caps. And bring along an Umbrella.
The Walk Team: Christina Chan, Veronica Wong, Mary Tan, Linda Chua ,Azhari Cuttilan and Charles Wee.
This is an EC activity . You can bring your adult friends who are 45 and above.

SHC Facemask Singing competition, Aug 2018 (new)

The 1st Face Mask Singing competition is restarting in a new format. We are keeping the rules simple. Singers are invited to participate. Simply wear a mask (any mask), sing in front of your mobilephone, video yourself 3.5 to 4.5 mins and send the video to +65 9489 4360. Participants must be SilverHairsClub members, and the whatsapp tel number registered with the Club.

All songs can be in any language, can be accompanied by CD music, Karaoke or live band environment. If you wish, you can introduce yourself, but stay anonymous. Videos can be full body height, waist height or full face. All videos will be published in YouTube and SilverHairsClub website. All participants are anonymous. The FIRST 4 Facemask participants with a complete song, gets a prize of SGD 50 shopping voucher. Closing date: 31 July 2018.

The judges will be you, the audience. The FIRST 4 member participants guessing the most correct names get a shopping voucher of SGD 30. To keep your answers to yourself, please submit the 4 Facemask singers’ first and last names between 1 Aug and 7 Aug 2018. Please use this post to submit your entry.

Results are announced on 15 Aug 2018.

Terence Seah

Facemask 1st participant:

Facemask 2nd participant:

Facemask 3rd participant:

Facemask 4th participant:

Birthday dinner for SHC June members

Next Thur 14 Jun 2018, we are having a birthday dinner celebration for members borned in the month of June.

This will be a Zhe Zhar evening dinner in Chinatown area. The June babies have already organised themselves for this celebration, and we hope to have the same celebration every year. We had done this occasion once before.

June babies who are interested to meet other June babies can contact Sue Chan directly, so that a seat can be allocated.

Strictly for June babes only.

** Those borned on other months are encouraged to team together to have their birthday celebration. This is a great way to meet fellow members to celebrate our birthdays.

Terence Seah

HDB 99 year lease – a current topic

About 80% of Singaporeans live in HDB flats on 99 year lease. Many of us fall within this category, and we can read in the media that many Singaporeans and PRs are concerned about the remaining lease years.

Concerns include passing over to the next generation, ability to buy a used HDB flat when the balance lease is 40 – 60 years. Understanding the HDB flat is an asset and what 99 years lease means to retirees downsizing.

Let’s say our HDB flat has 40 years left, what can we do with these 40 years?

Let’s discuss, so that most of us can have a better understanding of this topic and it’s implication.

Terence Seah

Premier Island Resort walkabout

This is an EC event.. bring your friends preferably 45years & above.

Date: Saturday, 09 June 2018

Time: 4.15pm sharp       (change to 4.30pm sharp)

Meeting place : VivoCity Lobby F, ground level (walk past Giant; next to J-Pot #01-53)

Duration: approx 3hrs

ECs: Azhari Cuttlian & ChristinA Chan

Let’s escape from the daily humdrum routine; instead, take a leisurely stroll along
partially sheltered walkway into a distinctly different and prestigious zone.

Indulge your eyes with an unbelievable beautiful pano view of the oceanfront that
spells “luxury” all around.

Walk Team: Charles Wee, Veronica Wong, Mary Tan, Azhari Cuttilan,
Linda Chua and I, ChristinA Chan…. signing off!

Register soonest!

1. AzhariC
2. ChristinA
3. StellaS
4. CharlesW
5. TonyA
6. HewLee
7. ThomasG
8. DorisT
9. GrahamS
10. JimmyT
11. DaisyP
12. PhyllisT
13. LilianG
14. WinnieT
15. JanisH
16. MargaretS
17. MonicaT
18. YoonChin
19. GingkoT
20. JennyL
21. SusanSia
22. BobbyB
23. StellaLee
24.

Monthly Cycling: May 2018

Hi cyclists

Our cycling for May 2018.

Date : 19 May.
Time : 1700 hrs
Meeting Point: Seah Im Hawker centre
MRT Stn : Harbour Front, exit A.

We will be visiting Labrador Park.
Please register here.

Joining
1. Doug
2. Stella Sheng
3. Caroline
4. Dolly
5. Susan Tan
6. Henry Ong
7. Andrew K
8. Yatsing
9. James Tan
10. Anna Lee
11. John How

## Ride is cancelled due rain ##

Morning Canopy walk

Date: 12th May 2018, Saturday.

Time: 9:00 am SHARP
Duration: approx 2.5hours.

Meeting Place: Marymount MRT, Exit A.

ECs: Linda Chua and ChristinA Chan.

This is an EC activity. Bring your adult friends who are over 45!

Join us for an enjoyable morning hike when the humidity is less intense!

Terrain is easy to moderate.
Towering trees and rather thick foliage along the trail provides shade,

Expect occasional gradual uphill slopes and downhilling that might give your calf
muscle a good stretch at the end of the walk.

Recommended:
Drinking water to keep hydrated; covered walking shoes, umbrella (raincoat
might be warm in the forested areas) and insect repellent.

Walk Team: Charles Wee, Veronica Wong, Mary Tan, Azhari Cuttilan,
Linda Chua and I, ChristinA Chan…. signing off

Interested to venture into the forest? Register soonest!

Interested to venture into the forest? Register soonest!

1. Linda Chua
2. ChristinA
3. Jenny L
4. Lydia P (withdrawn)
5. Tony A
6. Winnie T
7. Peter Goh
8. Stella S
9. Doris T
10. Graham S
11. Grace Kang
12. Bernie C
13. Margaret S
14. Phyllis T
15. Lilian K
16. Lydia S
17. Peggy Y
18. Arthur Y
19. Irene C
20. Yoon Chin
21. Azhari C
22. Ron T

SilverHairsClub goes on its 3rd retirement evaluation trip to Chiangmai, in July 2018

The 3rd evaluation trip will be based in Chiangmai city. This trip will focus on moving around CM city, plus an overnight trip to a town, 1 hr from the city.

This trip caters to city dwellers, as is preferred by Singaporeans. CM city has almost all the facilities and entertainmentof a modern city. Participants get to experience local thai transport. For those adverturous, you can team up in groups of 4 to rent a car to drive around, or a scooter in groups of two to venture into the old city.

For common areas where we go togather, we will use public transport. Basically the Song Thaew which is a pick-up with two rows facing one another. Each ride costing 15-20 baht within the city.

Participants will get to book and stay in a hotel. You can choose your own hotel. Ideally in groups of two or four. Participants will have to book their own airtickets.

The first group to form will get to choose the dates, about 7 nights. Scoot and Silkair flies to CM regularly. Plse check for special promotions.

Those who are interested to join this trip, plse whatsapp +65 9489 4360 to join the group discussion.

Terence Seah

A day in Batam, followed by a dinner & dance, and returning the next day, Jun 2018

SilverHairsClub is planning to have a day trip to Batam, followed by an event D&D at a Batam venue, and returning to Singapore the next day.

The event is likely to be on a Sat/Sun, in June 2018. A few members are assisting with the thinking and planning process. If you like to join the committee, plse whatsapp me +65 9489 4360.

We will leave Sat morning from Harbourfront. Have lunch somewhere, enjoy Batam and returning to the overnight venue. Our D&D starts at 6pm, knocking off to bed late into the night, have our breakfast at the hotel, before catching our ferry back to Singapore.

Options are open for now. We can opt for an organised tour which include the hotel stay or our own free and easy.

If you have a firmed suggestion, do let me know. Preference given to suggestions if you have taken the tour and stayed in the hotel. We shall close suggestions on 9 May 2018. Event will be held in June, and confirmed once we have decided options available. Let’s have a non-tradition idea.

Have fun.

Terence Seah

Online Register for New Members

Silverhairsclub’s system has installed a feature for easier, friendlier and faster online membership registration with effect from today.

Individual can now first register online their interest to join SilverhairsClub.

Yeeeaah ! Here we go:-

Step 1.

Click “Register” located at the Dashboard legend on this webpage. Instructions are available to guide. The system will generate an acknowledgement and deliver by email.

Step 2.
Goto to “Membership” page on this website, and email the list of Required Members Information to admin@silverhairsclub.com within 7 days from date of online registration.

The club sends acceptance of membership by email.

 

Do take note all correspondence with SilverHairsClub is by email only. Kindly make sure the email address is 100% correct when registering.

 

SilverHairsClub welcomes new members. There is no membership fees. All programs/events are organised by our very own members. Members can join our robust evenful FB group.

If somehow, you missed reading more about SilverHairsClub, do goto FAQ page on this website to know more about SilverHairsClub.

 

Reset Password – Announcement

 

     Dear members,

The Club likes to introduce the new upgraded and simplified passwords reset process.

With immediate effect

Members can now reset passwords on this webpage themselves. 

Goto “Password” page for full details.

Do have your UserID or email address ready.

Existing members who still cannot remember the all threes, password, UserID and email address. Kindly revert to the old method. Send your request to clubadmin@silverhairsclub.com

The club treasures your membership, we will still issue you a password as long as you are registered with SilverHairsClub.

                                                                                           Thank you …..

Monthly walk: WPL Ramble

Date: Saturday, 14th April 2018

Start Time: 4.30pm SHARP

Duration of walk: approx 2.5 to 3hrs max

Meeting Place: Blk 7 Empress Road Market/Hawker Centre, off Farrer Road
(not Farrer Park).

Get to Meeting Place:
1) Nearest MRT-CircleLine CC20 Farrer Road MRT, Exit B, walk “against
traffic flow” along Farrer Rd to Blk 7, approx 6/7mins walk
OR
2) by Bus – available along both sides of Farrer Road: 48, 93, 153, 165, 174,
186, 855 and 961.

EC: ChristinA Chan.

The water PipeLine Rambles are a series of 4 treks introduced in 2008.
WPLR 2 and WPLR 3 are my favorite treks.
1st WPLR 2 was on 2nd August 2008 & then on 09March 2013, 5 years ago.

IF you have not been on this WPLR, you will not wanna miss it!
IF you have done this before, I reckon you are not able to recall and will
not want to miss it either!

This interesting trek with lush greenery all the way is not “our norm walk in the park”.
The terrain is undulating, as we trek up & down slopes, the route is mostly off the
beaten track.

The trail is exploratory and you can add some excitement if you so wish,
** get onto & walk on a large pipe OR
** slide down another OR
** test of strength…. challenge your Hand Power, heave oneself up a 4-feet
wall (if the wall is still there).

Let me assure you that the challenges are not as daunting as it seems ….

The walk shall end likely somewhere at Sixth Avenue where a variety of cuisine awaits!

Covered walking shoes that would not skid is highly recommended, but not new shoes as some parts might be sloshy.

IF you do not wish your legs to itch, come in long pants, longer socks & insects repellent; walk light with only the necessities.

Our Walk Team ECs: Charles Wee, Veronica Wong, Mary Tan, Azhari Cuttilan, Linda Chua and I, ChristinA Chan,,,,, signing off!

Do bear with me should we wander off course as I have no time to recce the entire trail,
COME! LET’S RAMBLE TOGETHER!           😀

1. ChristinA
2. Stella Sheng
3. Steven Chan
4. Andrew Koh
5. Yoon Chin
6. Jenny Lim
7. Doris Tan &
8. Graham Smith
9. Ronald Lam
10. Christina Pan
11. Janis Han
12. Phyllis Tan
13. Lillian Teo
14. Arthur &
15. Peggy Yap
16. Lydia Soh
17.
18.
19.
20.

 

 

 

A day in 3 Shopping mall , makan & massage in JB


HOHOHOHO hahahahha ,Hi members

i am planning a day outing in JB .Have replace my MPV to 7 passengers seat.

date of EC event is on 12 april 2018 . ( thusrsday )

time 0830hrs . meet at karnjil MRT Station control room .

we will use d public bas either SBS 170 or d yellow bas causeway cw 1 which ever come first ! once we all cross over JB , i will pick my car about 15 minutes walk , while u all hang around city square shopping mall crowded with sporean !! hahahaha

Cost RM 500 for more than 12 hours  driving around in JB . IT FIXED per car regardless of 1  or 7 passengers. we will whack d latest shopping mall in tampoi & if majority love bak kut teh , will eat llor !! much better than in  town & much cheaper too !! best is they sell fresh  steam fish , not many outlet have it !!

BY 1700hrs ,if again majority like 2 experince BBQ coconut we will hit . it will be 40 minutes drive if not then we whack d orang asli seafood center not in kg jawa whch have 3 seasfood resturant swarmed by many sporean & tour bas . worst is not cheap compare to experince  in perling ya !! also to those who love to buy ubat medicine in pharmacy , much cheaper compare to city ya .

we can have massage for those who love it  ! hair , manqiue or whatever during d day time !! watch out for d next trip in Desaru ya ! have fire crackers ,if anyone is game for it FREE YA,,,

cheers & be good ya !!

Bro Sam What APP ME @ +600170666056 OR DROP A LINE in here ya !!

hahahahahaha  a india trained & qualified laughter yoga teacher !

Monthly Cycling : 24 Mar 2018.

Hi cyclists

Our March cycling event.

Date : 24 Mar 2018
Time : 1700-2100 hrs

Beginners to meet at 1600hrs

Mrt Stn : Stadium
Meet at: Singapore Sports museum, circle line exit A.

Cycling routes – To Gardens by The Bay.

Regards.

Joining:
1. Doug
2. Andrew
3. Aaron How
4. Irene Poh
5. Dolly
6. Caroline
7. Marg
8. Fredalim
9. Lydia Chin
10. Allan Wee

Maybe
1. Joyce