5 May Gathering & information about 2 June Gathering
(from e-mail by Lim Yoke Kim)
I am writing this without first reading my email so there could be a repetition of what is said by others.
The gathering on 5 May, when Fook Wah came a-calling, was held at the Executive Dining Lounge in PJ New Town. All of us had a good time catching up and saying goodbye at about midnight was a long drawn affair.
The following were present:
Martin Spykerman and wife, Amy
Yoong Chiew Hing (whom many of us had not met for 44 years)
Chia Soo Itt
Lim Wee Hee and husband, Yoong Yan Pin
Lim Yoke Kim
Lee Kang Hai
Choong Loo Kong
Theresa Chong (Tess) and husband, Martin Voon
Joyce Ching and husband, Shee Toong Shiong (1960/61 Brinsfordian)
Victor Wong and wife
Nadarajah (who has returned from
Cheah Phee Eng (who came direct from Genting Highlands) to join in the fun.
Lye Yuen Chew (who came from
Ahmad Sobri (who is now very busy playing golf)
Andrew Chin (A very relaxed grandfather and kept busy looking after a baby grand-daughter)
Marguerita (who managed to tear herself from her grandchildren and whom many of us were meeting for the first time after 44 years)
Chan Leng Siok
Perthapal Singh (can speak Mandarin - Ni
Haow! - now, having spent a year in
Tang Fook Wah (all the way from
We must thank Cynthia and Mary for all the hard work (and expense) they put in to organise the function - a lot of phone calls, email messages, sms messages, etc.) It was especially difficult since the Lounge needed to know the exact number attending in order to prepare enough food. The organisers also tried their best to keep prices down.
Special thanks to Lee Kang Hai who brought along his delicious home-made chendol, Melaka special muruku and nonya kuih. Everyone enjoyed these specialties before dinner was served at 8.30 p.m.
During the function, Cheah Phee Eng
briefed us about the 2006
Tentatively the event will be held at
Date: 2 June
Day: Thursday night
Venue. At the Cafe Utara, Armada Hotel, PJ
It will be a buffet dinner.
Cost: The organisers will try their best to negotiate with the Hotel to offer us a discount. (Normally, there is a discount for senior citizens during weekends but this coming event is held on a Thursday night)
Those who are in KL/PJ on this date or who intend to be here and want to meet up for fun and camaraderie can call (or sms) the following. Since the event is held at a hotel, there will be other diners present. Therefore, we need to know the number attending so that we can book the place and tables for ourselves:
Tess 016 - 3129164; 016 - 2588894; 03 - 77818917
Cynthia: 012 - 2865572
Mary: 016 - 6778203
LYKim 017 -3851720