30 Jun '11, 6am

Stanchart staff volunteer to help Ang Mo Kio's elderly

Stanchart staff volunteer to help Ang Mo Kio's elderly

Steve Bertamini (in front), group executive director and chief executive officer (CEO) of consumer banking, Standard Chartered, volunteers to distribute household items to 300 needy families in Singapore. -- PHOTO: STANDARD CHARTERED ON THURSDAY afternoon, 250 volunteers from Standard Chartered Bank - including the regional chief executive for Singapore and South-east Asia - Ray Ferguson - will volunteer for some elderly residents of Ang Mo Kio. The volunteers will not only be cleaning and repainting 27 of the flats belonging to these senior citizens, but also installing in 38 flats, special doorbells to aid those with hearing problems. These doorbells have light flickers when they are rung. This better ensures that the elderly are aware of the visitors at the door in case they don't hear the ring properly. The project represents not just an attempt to improve the quality ...

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