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Rotary Club of Johor Bahru (RCJB) is organising a Charity Walkathon to raise RM500,000 for their two community projects in Johor Bahru, The Rotary Haemodialysis Centre in Jalan Tun Abdul Razak and Palliative Care Association of Johor Bahru (PCAJB).

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Official poster of the event

The RCJB-OCBC Charity Walkathon will be held on Saturday, 30th of September 2017 at Dataran MBJB in Johor Bahru at 7 am.

The walkathon strives to create awareness on subsidised dialysis treatments and palliative care in Johor Bahru as well as to promote healthy living by exercising.

Datuk Tee Siew Kiong, Johor State EXCO and Chairman of the Johor State Executive Committee for Tourism including OCBC Bank Malaysia CEO Dato’ Ong Eng Bin with more than 700 participants are expected to participate in the walkathon.

Participation is free and everybody is encouraged to join in the fun walking for either the 3 km or 6 km route. Walkathon T-shirts will be given to donors on that day.

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(seated from left) Datuk Teo Shiok Fu, Dr. R. Angamuthu of RCJB and Henry Chin of OCBC at the press conference for the RCJB-OCBC Charity Walkathon

In a bid to raise the targeted RM500,000, RCJB will be collecting donations through walkathon cards issued to all 64 members other than the various donations from corporates and the general public.

For more information on the RCJB-OCBC Charity Walkathon and to donate, please contact Ms. Lionel at 07-2222433 at the Rotary Haemodialysis Centre or Rotarian Mr. Visvam at +6019-2260434/e-mail [email protected]

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