McMILLAN WOODS MCM CARES, EMBRACES CHRISTMAS, GENEROUSLY PRESENTING RM 100K TO NCBM AT YEAR-END APPRECIATION NIGHT GALA 2019

Published by Adam Ham @ 07/12/2019

MCM Cares officially donated RM100,000 cheque to Mr Moses Choo, Executive Director of the National Council of the Blind Malaysia (NCBM), presented by Dato' Seri Raymond Liew, and witnessed by Amber Liew, Adelina Chan, YTM Tunku Datuk Mu’tamir Tunku Tan Sri Mohamed, YDM Tengku Muhammad Kin Eezaz Bin Abdullah Tengku Ampuan Bahriya and Christine Chai

The signature charity initiative, McM Cares program under McMillan Woods, a corporate social responsibility arm, organized an appreciation night gala on the 29 Nov 2019 at Villa Danieli restaurant at Sheraton Imperial Kuala Lumpur, to officially donate a RM100,000 cheque to the National Council of the Blind, Malaysia (NCBM). The funds will be used to purchase 50 braille machines, which greatly improves the communications and lives of the blind people.

Dixon Chew (Group CEO of Pensonic Holdings), Amber Liew (Miss Virtual Malaysia 2019 Winner), Lim Kuan Gin (Champion of the 100k Steps Challenge), Dato' Seri Raymond Liew (Founder of McMillan Woods Global), Dato Seri Dr How (Managing Director of Agape ATP Group), Kokilam Kathirvailu (Mrs Malaysia World 2018 Champion), Adelina Chan and Adam Ham (CEO of GCMA)

Christine Chai (Miss Cosmopolitan Malaysia 2019 Champion), Dato' Seri Raymond Liew (Founder of McMillan Woods Global) and Amber Liew (Miss Virtual Malaysia 2019 Winner)

The opening speech by Y.M. Tunku Datuk Mu’tamir Tunku Tan Sri Mohamed, royalty of Negeri Sembilan, held everyone’s attention at the mentioned of 9-11, which was symbolic to the tragic incident of terrorist attack on the World Trade Centre, New York. But he turned it into a date for a good cause as a means of good triumphant over evil. He hoped that McM Cares will continue to organize the 100,000 steps on an annual basis as the participants ‘walk for a good cause’.

Elffie, Asha Zainul (Actress), Ruhainies Farehah (popular Malaysian Actress), Adam Ham (CEO of GCMA), Dato' Seri Raymond Liew (Founder of McMillan Woods Global), Christine Chai (Miss Cosmopolitan Malaysia 2019 Champion), Jen Shi Hui

Crystal Tung (Miss Malaysia Tourism Metropolitan 2017 Champion) and Christine Chai (Miss Cosmopolitan Malaysia 2019 Champion)

The opening speech by Y.M. Tunku Datuk Mu’tamir Tunku Tan Sri Mohamed, royalty of Negeri Sembilan, held everyone’s attention at the mentioned of 9-11, which was symbolic to the tragic incident of terrorist attack on the World Trade Centre, New York. But he turned it into a date for a good cause as a means of good triumphant over evil. He hoped that McM Cares will continue to organize the 100,000 steps on an annual basis as the participants ‘walk for a good cause’.

YDM Tengku Muhammad Kin Eezaz Bin Abdullah Tengku Ampuan Bahriya (a royal patron from Terengganu), Dato' Seri Raymond Liew (Founder of McMillan Woods Global), Ruhainies Farehah (popular Malaysian Actress), and Crystal Tung (Miss Malaysia Tourism Metropolitan 2017 Champion).

Adam Ham (CEO of GCMA), Adelina Chan, Kenny Tan, Joey Sweeting, Kokilam Kathirvailu (Mrs Malaysia World 2018 Champion), Ruhainies Farehah (popular Malaysian Actress), Jen Shi Hui, Amber Liew (Miss Virtual Malaysia 2019 Winner)

The event was grace by royalties, celebrities, dignitaries, pageant winners, models, business leaders, expert professionals, the media and friends. YDM Tengku Muhammad Kin Eezaz Bin Abdullah Tengku Ampuan Bahriya, a royal patron from Terengganu gave an inspirational  welcome speech, graced by the high-octane presence of Dato Seri Dr How (Agape ATP Group), Dato Dr Colin Lee (Alpha Fertility Centre), Ruhainies Farehah (popular Malaysian Actress), Winnie K (popular Malaysian Singer), Christine Chai (Miss Cosmopolitan Malaysia 2019 Champion), Crystal Tung (Miss Malaysia Tourism Metropolitan 2017 Champion), Kokilam Kathirvailu (Mrs Malaysia World 2018 Champion), Amber Liew (Miss Virtual Malaysia 2019 Winner), Datuk Junz Wong (Minister of Sabah Agriculture and Food Industry), Datuk Seri Garry Chua (President of MRCA) and many more.

Crystal Tung (Miss Malaysia Tourism Metropolitan 2017 Champion), Christine Chai (Miss Cosmopolitan Malaysia 2019 Champion), Dato' Seri Raymond Liew (Founder of McMIllan Woods Global), Amber Liew (Miss Virtual Malaysia 2019 Winner), Adam Ham (CEO of GCMA), Jen Shi Hui, Datuk Seri Garry Chua (President of MRCA)

Evan Chin (Actress), Amber Liew (Miss Virtual Malaysia 2019 Winner), Ruhainies Farehah (popular Malaysian Actress), Kokilam Kathirvailu (Mrs Malaysia World 2018 Champion) and Jen Shi Hui

With the presence of our MCM Cares Ambassador, Christine Chai (Miss Cosmopolitan 2019 Champion), the gala also acknowledged the Champion of the 100,000 steps walk with Mr. Lim Kuan Gin, an active veteran marathon runner, walking away with the triumphant trophy and the certificate, certified by the Malaysia Books of Records (MBR). Mr Lim has indeed shown us that with grit and determination, anything is possible.

Kenny Tan, Christine Chai (Miss Cosmopolitan Malaysia Champion), Dato' Seri Raymond Liew (Founder of McMillan Woods Global), Amber Liew (Miss Virtual Malaysia 2019 Winner), Adelina Chan, Jen Shi Hui and Joanne Ang

Ruhainies Farehah (popular Malaysian Actress) & Winnie K (popular Malaysian Singer),

The night ended on a high note with Mr. Ken Phua, Managing Director of Bentley Music serenading us with golden oldies together with Dato Leonard Tan, a celebrity entertainer, not forgetting our great pianist, Ms. Khaw Ching Li with her magical fingers of delight, and the notable lovely singer, Winnie K.

Khaw Ching Li performing on the piano during the MCM Cares 100k Challenge Gala Dinner 2019

The McM Cares program is a brainchild of Dato’ Seri Raymond, President of McMillan Woods Global, who is on a mission to champion for the underprivileged and the physically challenged community. To-date, the McM Cares program has contributed over USD230,000 (RM929,900) since its inception in 2014, as it addresses global challenges of education, orphanage and poverty alleviation. As the late Michael Jackson quipped, “Real Charity is giving from the heart without taking credit”.