Friday January 14, 2011
Bazaar in aid of the disabled
By CHARLES FERNANDEZ
WHEN it comes to finding a venue for a charity
bazaar, Kelana Jaya MCA division chairman Ong
Chong Swen’s pick is always Subang Jaya and its
She attributed the choice to its helpful and
Last Sunday, more than 100 line dancers took
part in the ‘Corner of Love’ charity bazaar held
at the USJ 19 Digital Mall to raise funds for
the Beautiful Gate Foundation For the Disabled.
In her speech, Ong praised the line dancers, who
were mainly housewives, for lending their
support and making the event a meaningful one.
“You can dance and I am proud you are using your
talents to contribute towards a worthy cause as
part of your social responsibility,’’ she said.
She said in November last year, Women
Development Organisation of Malaysia Subang
Jaya, and Sam and Grace Dance Group together
with her office, organised a successful charity
line dance event.
“Many of the line dancers who are here today
also participated in that event and through
their efforts raised enough funds to help 17
“We are utilising the remaining RM2,000 for
Beautiful Gate,’’ added Ong.
The ‘Corner of Love’ charity bazaar will be held
every weekend at the mall and 10% of the sales
profit will go to Beautiful Gate.
Currently, there are only 20 stalls but there is
space for 30 more.Beautiful Gate residents also
gave a wheelchair dance performance to the tune
of Village People’s Y.M.C.A.