SNM Volunteers win at the 9th Silent Heroes Award
Congratulations to Mrs Carol Chong, Mr Owen Tan, Mr Derek Ong and Ms Sharon Khoo, the four winners of the Silent Heroes award! The winners were chosen from 52 nominees, of which, 13 were shortlisted as finalists and 4 were chosen to be award recipients. Out of the 4 winners, we are honoured that 2 of them are active volunteers with SNM!
Mrs Carol Chong won the Compassionate Foreigner award for her multiple volunteering activities in bringing our residents out on trips within the neighbourhood, being a tele-befriender and leading seniors in daily exercises. She continues to lend her support as our volunteer and our seniors look forward to spending their time with her.
Mr Owen Tan won the Inspiring Youth award for his activities with Cycling Without Age (CWA), spreading joy to seniors by bringing them out on cycling rides which brought about a refreshing change of pace and environment. Our seniors from the Nursing Home and Senior Care Centres actively participates in CWA’s ‘Moving Generations’ programme, where Mr Owen had piloted them on trishaw rides during these sessions.
Thank you, Mrs Carol and Mr Owen for your meaningful contributions to the community and our warmest congratulations on winning the well-deserved awards!