02 Aug '11, 12pm

5 honoured with President's Social Service award

5 honoured with President's Social Service award

Mrs Ong Kim Ling founded the Emerald Group, a group of volunteers that is dedicated to improving the lives of terminally ill patients in Dover Park Hospice. -- PHOTO: DOVER PARK HOSPICE MRS ONG Kim Ling might be 81 years old, but age has not stopped her from wanting to help others. Sixteen years ago, she founded the Emerald Group, a group of volunteers that is dedicated to improving the lives of terminally ill patients in Dover Park Hospice. For its efforts, the Emerald Group was given the President's Social Service award - the highest accolade in social service volunteerism - by President S R Nathan at the Istana on Tuesday. The annual award, now into its 11th year, is organised by the National Council of Social Service and supported by the Ministry of Community Development, Youth and Sports. It recognises individuals, groups or corporations who have made outstanding volu...

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