10 Apr '11, 3pm

About S$470,000 raised at fundraising concert

About S$470,000 raised at fundraising concert

SINGAPORE : About S$470,000 was raised at the Punggol North "This Is Our Home" fundraising concert on Sunday evening. The event saw several celebrities, including MediaCorp artistes, putting up performances. Information, Communications and the Arts Minister Lui Tuck Yew and MP for Pasir Ris-Punggol GRC Penny Low also sang for the music video "This is Our Home". The funds raised will be used to construct the upcoming Punggol 21 CC's Multi-Purpose Sports Hard Court. Once completed, it will be the size of four basketball courts, where residents can take part in sports and activities. The court will have a spectators gallery which can sit up to 500 residents. Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean, who graced the event, highlighted the importance of community spirit. The fundraiser was organised by the Punggol North Building Fund Committee, Citizen's Consultative Committee (CCC) ...

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