Archive for August 16, 2011

Breaking Of Fast Gathering With His Excellency The Head Of State Of Sabah

Sutera Harbour Resort hosted the Annual Breaking of Fast Gathering on 12th August 2011 / 12 Ramadan 1432 Hijrah, at the Grand Ballroom of the Pacific Sutera Hotel.

The event was graced by His Excellency Tun Datuk Seri Panglima Haji Juhar Haji Mahiruddin, the Head of State of Sabah and his consort Yang Amat Berbahagia Toh Puan Datin Seri Panglima Hajah Norlidah Datuk R.M Jasni.

Also in attendance were distinguish guests from the State Cabinet Ministers as well as Heads from the government and corporate sectors.

Datuk Edward Ong, President of Sutera Harbour Resort and his wife Datin Enung Njoman, Mr. Frank Liepmann CEO of Sutera Harbour Resort and his wife Mrs. Maria Liepmann and executive committee members of the resort were present to welcome the guests.

In conjunction with the month of Ramadhan, Sutera Harbour Resort honours tradition by promoting the “muhibah” spirit amongst the community and share the spirit of ‘silaturahim’ thus strengthening the bonds among Malaysians regardless of race or religion.

Ramadan encourages the act of charity for Muslims worldwide and Sutera Harbour Resort, guided by their corporate core values and the spirit of sharing and giving welcomed 37 orphanages from Yayasan Kebajikan Suria to share the sanctity of Ramadan together. Duit Raya, Baju Raya, hamper and packets of Dutch Lady Milk sponsored by Dutch Lady Milk Industries Bhd were presented to the children by His Excellency, The Head of State of Sabah accompanied by his consort.

After the Breaking of fast, His Excellency, The Head of State of Sabah joined other invited guests, for the Isyak and the Sunat Terawih prayers.

 

Share

Climb Of Hope 26th August 2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kota Kinabalu, Sabah – 3rd August 2011 SUTERA HARBOUR RESORT SUPPORTS

Picture shows from left to right: Kattie Hoo, Director of MarCom and Ivy Stanislaus, Communications Manager of Sutera Harbour Resort; Cheryl Chang of Timberland; Sue Ann Alexis (voluntary climber); Dr Saunthari Somasundaram-President of National Cancer Society of Malaysia; Doreen Wan (voluntary climber); Ms Thanuja Ananthan-Ambassador of National Cancer Society of Malaysia and Ms Malaysia World 2009; Andre Loo from Euro Atlantic and YBhg Dato Vincent Tiew from Andaman Property.

Picture shows from left to right: Kattie Hoo, Director of MarCom and Ivy Stanislaus, Communications Manager of Sutera Harbour Resort; Cheryl Chang of Timberland; Sue Ann Alexis (voluntary climber); Dr Saunthari Somasundaram-President of National Cancer Society of Malaysia; Doreen Wan (voluntary climber); Ms Thanuja Ananthan-Ambassador of National Cancer Society of Malaysia and Ms Malaysia World 2009; Andre Loo from Euro Atlantic and YBhg Dato Vincent Tiew from Andaman Property.

‘CLIMB OF HOPE’ Sutera Harbour Resort is pleased to announce its support for ‘Climb of Hope’, a charity climb up Mount Kinabalu, South East Asia’s highest mountain (4095m above sea-level) in Sabah, by a group of voluntary climbers with the purpose of raising fund for National Cancer Society of Malaysia on 26th August 2011 at the Press Conference which was held at the National Cancer Society of Malaysia’s office recently.

Supporting community projects such as this is nothing new to Sutera Harbour Resort as this it is in line with one of its core values, Community Involvement. In fact, every year, Sutera Harbour Resort organises the much anticipated and participated 7K Charity Sunset Run, which is also to raise fund for NGOs in Kota Kinabalu.

For Climb of Hope, Sutera Harbour Resort will be sponsoring the entire accommodation for the group of 14 climbers, aged between 16 to early 50s as well as food and beverage at Kinabalu Park and Laban Rata; which are managed by its affiliated resort, Sutera Sanctuary Lodges and also after climb accommodation at its 5-star hotel, The Pacific Sutera Hotel.

Apart from the above support, some of Sutera Harbour Resort’s management staff have also volunteered to be part of this group namely Samuel Gacos-Group Director of Sales & Marketing, Kattie Hoo-Director of MarCom (Corporate Office), June Poon-Senior Sales Manager and Ivan Tan from the Graphics Department as well as Adrian Rozario, General Manager of Sutera Sanctuary Lodges.

Sabah Parks have also agreed to waive part of the charges which are required for the climb and Mandara Spa, located at The Magellan Sutera Resort, another 5-star resort located within Sutera Harbour Resort, is sponsoring a 50-minute massage for the climbers upon completion of their climb. Other sponsors that have pledged their support include Timberland who is providing the full gear for all the 14 climbers, and Firefly for their return air ticket for Ms Thanuja Ananthan-Ambassador of National Cancer Society of Malaysia and Ms Malaysia World 2009 and her sister, Anuja Ananthan. Firefly is also contributing two return tickets KL-Sandakan-KL for the first climber to reach the summit.

Donors who have come forward so far with substantial cash pledges include caring individuals and corporations such as Andaman Property and Euro-Atlantic.

To date, Climb of Hope have set a target of RM50k in cash pledges and to date have received a total of RM30k. Pledges can be made payable to ‘NATIONAL CANCER SOCIETY OF MALAYSIA’ Or via Direct Remittance: Maybank a/c no: 0-14011-4-30448 (For direct remittance, kindly fax or scan and email bank-in slip to anrie@cancer.org.my or dwanlw@gmail.com)

Share