Taiwan star Wu Chun at Pusat Ehsan
(Top) Wu Chun drops into one of the many afternoon classes conducted at Pusat Ehsan during his visit yesterday. (Above) A student from Pusat Ehsan centre testing out the newly-donated exercising equipment. Pictures: BT/ Zamri Zainal
Wednesday, June 8, 2011
STUDENTS from Pusat Ehsan Al-Ameerah Al-Hajjah Maryam enjoyed a day to remember yesterday as Fitness Zone owner, Brunei-born Taiwan-based superstar, Wu Chun, visited the centre in Bengkurong to spend time with the students.
Apart from leaving behind fond memories by joining the special needs children during their classes and interacting with them, the visiting team comprising of Wu Chun and various trainers from Fitness Zone also proceeded to a handing over ceremony.
During the ceremony, the Taiwanese superstar presented three exercise equipments for Pusat Ehsan's perusal, received by the Policy and Planning Trustee of the centre, Hj Ahmad Hj Abd Rahman.
Prior to the handing over ceremony the visitors were given the opportunity to learn more about the centre via a video presentation which highlighted the history and the various programmes Pusat Ehsan offers to its fellow students.
The generous contribution comprised of a stability ball, a strider exercising equipment as well as a stepper exercising equipment.
According to Hj Abd Hamid Maaruf, Pusat Ehsan's head of administration, the donated exercising equipments will be useful for the rehabilitation sessions and fitness exercise programmes conducted by the centre.,
Hj Ahmad accompanied Wu Chun on a tour of the centre where the business owner spent time with the students of the centre in their respective afternoon classes.
Fitness Zone has been a major supporter of Pusat Ehsan, having previously donated an amount of $3,880 to the centre collected during a fund raising event to commemorate the opening of the company's latest branch in Serusop.
Yesterday's occasion was not the first time the Fitness Zone owner paid a visit to Pusat Ehsan, the star commented on the teachers'commitment and patience towards their students.
"Their involvement and what they do for the students is very touching and as a person and as a company, we shall always do our part to help those in need," Wu Chun said.
Wu Chun said Fitness Zone plans to be involved in helping the community and currently planning further charity programmes to help other private non-profit organisations from around the sultanate including Pusat Ehsan in the near future.
Wu Chun Brings Joy To Pusat Ehsan
Last Updated on Wednesday, 08 June 2011 09:38
Written by Rokiah Mahmud Wednesday, 08 June 2011
Bandar Seri Begawan - Pusat Ehsan in Bengkurong yesterday welcomed a very special guest - actor-singer Wu Chun.
During the visit, Wu Chun, who is also the Founder of Fitness Zone, presented a B$3,880 cheque, as well as three fitness equipment - a stability ball, a strider and a stepper - to the centre.
The money was collected from a fund-raising activity that was held during the opening ceremony of Fitness Zone's new branch in Serusop earlier this year.
Wu Chun said he was deeply moved by the dedication and commitment shown by teachers working at Pusat Ehsan. "They are very passionate in teaching the students," he said.
"We should do our part in (serving) the community," he said, adding that his mother had always encouraged him to do charity work, particularly making donations to the less fortunate and those in need.
He expressed his hope that the new exercise machine at Pusat Ehsan would help in the rehabilitation programmes for students at the centre.
On hand to welcome Wu Chun and his Fitness Zone team was Awang Haji Ahmad bin Haji Abd Rahman, the Policy & Planning Trustee of Pusat Ehsan. -- Courtesy of Borneo Bulletin