During the colouring competition for children and adults with special needs, an amazing thing happened. The children requested to go on stage to dance... and they had a fabulous time.
The Rotary Club of Bandar Sungai Petani recently organised a state level colouring competition for special needs children and adults with learning disabilities like Autism, Asperger Syndrome, Down Syndrome, Global Development Delay, Attention Deficit Disorder, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, William’s Syndrome, Slow Learner and Dyslexia on Saturday, 13 July 2013 at Amanjaya Mall Sungai Petani.
The “Rainbow In My Heart Art Competition 2013” was organised by Rotary Clubs in different states all over Malaysia as part of our service projects that are geared towards serving the community. The Rotary Club of Bandar Sungai Petani hosted the competition for the first time ever in the state of Kedah since its inception three years ago. The competition attracted 135 participants from all over Kedah who were divided into two categories, aged 15 years and below and aged 16 years and above.
The competition in Sungai Petani was successfully organised with the following as the winners :-
Category A (15 years and below)
First Prize : Durga Dewi a/p Krishnan, Persatuan Kanak-kanak Khas Sungai Petani
Second Prize : Nur Mariam Bt. Abdullah, 13, Persatuan Kanak-kanak Khas Sungai Petani
Third Prize : Athirah Amani Bt. Mohamad Zairuddin, PDK Bedong
Category B (16 years and above)
First Prize : Soo Wai Mun, 16, Persatuan Kanak-kanak Khas Sungai Petani
Second Prize : Mohamad Asri B. Saad, 23, PDK Merbok
Third Prize : Wan Afifah Bt. Mohd Nasir, 17, PDK Bedong
All winners will be invited to participate at the National level competition at Bangsar Shopping Centre on 26 August 2013.
The Rotary Club of Bandar Sungai Petani would like to thank the following sponsors for their invaluable support, without which this competition would not have taken place :-
1. Dato' Johari Bin Abdul, Member of Parliament for Sungai Petani
2. YB Dr. Robert Ling Kui Ee, State Assemblyman for Sidam
3. Universal Optometry Sdn. Bhd.
4. Ooi Ah Kow Press Sdn. Bhd.
5. Sri Gawa Stationery Sdn. Bhd.
6. Hyundai SP Autotec Sdn. Bhd.
7. Mr. Sonny Ho Teik Chuan
8. Ms. Tan Siew Leng
9. Pantai Hospital Sungai Petani
10. Sunquick Malaysia
11. Wokman Bakery Sdn. Bhd.
12. Osmo Packaging Sdn. Bhd.
13. Syarikat Kita
Thank you and till next time.
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