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Singapore Red Cross pays tribute to everyday heroes at annual awards ceremony

Oct 11, 2018 President presents awards to dedicated community volunteers and partners; unveils commemorative wall mural to kickstart 70th Anniversary Singapore, 11 October 2018 --( ASIA TODAY )-- 23 individuals and eight corporate groups received top accolades at the Singapore Red Cross (SRC) Awards 2018, held today at Red Cross House. The prestigious awards were presented by Guest-of-Honour and Patron of SRC, President Halimah Yacob, and SRC Chairman Mr Tee Tua Ba. Organised for the sixth year running, the annual awards recognise and honour the contributions of volunteers and partners who have all given selflessly of their time, each contributing their expertise and resources in their own unique ways to further SRC’s mission. President Halimah Yacob said, “Over the years, Singapore Red Cross’ volunteers and partners have contributed significantly to the spirit of community service in Singapore. As we build a caring and compassionate society, we should encourage those who are better-off to contribute their time, skills and resources to help the vulnerable. I am very heartened by SRC’s enduring efforts in promoting philanthropy and volunteerism in Singapore. I applaud all award recipients for their commitment and contributions to furthering the mission of SRC, to relieve suffering, protect lives and respond to emergencies.” Speaking at the ceremony, Mr Tee Tua Ba said, “As a charitable organisation, Singapore Red Cross relies on our volunteers and partners to fulfill our lifesaving mission. They are like the “heart” of our organisation; pumping life into all the humanitarian services that we run. It is only when we work together that we can mobilise the power of humanity, to build a more resilient Singapore.” This year, a total of 31 awards were given out - comprising two Outstanding Service Awards, six President Youth’s Awards, 13 Commendation Awards, eight Friends of SRC Awards, and two... If you wish to read this full breaking news headline, plus more articles from around Thailand and Asia like, Singapore Red Cross pays tribute to everyday heroes at annual awards ceremony, simply click on 'Read full story' below, but 1st please give us a 'LIKE' or 'SHARE' before you leave. Thank you Singapore Red Cross pays tribute to everyday heroes at annual awards ceremony

 

 

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