Lingnan University launches the Jockey Club “We Care, We Serve & We Learn @ Tuen Mun” Programme
17 Mar 2017
Lingnan University will organise the launching ceremony of the Jockey Club “We Care, We Serve & We Learn @ Tuen Mun” Programme on 20 March. The 3-year programme is ogranised by the University’s Office of Service-Learning, and supported by The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust.
The key objectives of the programme are to work with community partners to address ageing issues in the district; train students to understand their roles and encourage them to be more innovative and involved in social entrepreneurship; strengthen the social responsibility of the University and share information with other universities; and facilitate network building among different stakeholders and Service-Learning practitioners in Hong Kong and Asia for sharing the best practices in community engagement.
Details of the launching ceremony are as follows:
Date : 20 March 2017 (Monday)
Time : 3:00pm – 4:00pm (Media registration begins at 2:45pm)
Venue : Skylight Plaza, Lingnan University, 8 Castle Peak Road, Tuen Mun, NT
Guests of honour:
Mr Simon Ip Shing-hing, Deputy Chairman, Council of Lingnan University
Prof Leonard K Cheng, President, Lingnan University
Ms Winnie Ying, Executive Manager, Charities (Grant Making – Youth, Education & Training, Poverty), The Hong Kong Jockey Club
The Intergenerational Week organised by the Office of Service-Learning will also be launched on the Lingnan campus on the same day to 22 March, with 10 game booths available for participation by students, staff and residents of the neighbouring community. The booths were set up by Lingnan students as a Service-Learning project of a course they are currently studying to promote the spirit of active ageing and intergenerational harmony.
Representative(s) of your organisation are cordially invited to attend and cover the ceremony. For enquiries, please contact Ms Bernice Wong (Tel: 2616 8988; email: email@example.com) or Mr Terence Poon (Tel: 2616 8953; email: firstname.lastname@example.org) of the Office of Communications and Public Affairs, Lingnan University.