For Immediate Release
The Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce (HKGCC) held its 160th Anniversary Charity Golf Tournament today in support of the Hong Kong Society for the Protection of Children (HKSPC). A total of 18 teams from HKGCC’s membership, as well as local and international chambers, participated in the event held at the Hong Kong Golf Club at Fanling.
A total of $300,000 was raised to support the social organization’s work in Hong Kong. HKGCC Chairman Peter Wong, Deputy Chairman Leland Sun and Vice Chairman Oscar Chow, presented a cheque to Jacqueline Chow, Member of HKSPC Executive Committee & Fund Raising Committee, and Claire Chen, Chairman of HKSPC Fund Raising Committee at the course this morning.
“The Hong Kong Society for the Protection of Children do so much good work on behalf of our city and the Chamber is delighted to be able to make our contribution. On behalf of the Chamber, I’d like to thank all the sponsors and individuals who gave their time and money to make today’s event possible,” said Wong.
The Team Champion Cup went to Pan Asian Mortgage Company Limited, comprising Leland Sun, Aron Harilela, Honsum Ip and Glenn Fok. The Team Runner-Up Cup went to Newpower International (Holdings) Co., Ltd, comprising David T C Lie, David Costello, Tony Lee and Honson To.
Three Platinum Sponsors of the tournament, namely Chevalier Group, HSBC, and Pan Asian Mortgage Co Ltd, and teams from HKGCC’s members, the Chinese General Chamber of Commerce, Chinese Manufacturers’ Association, Federation of Hong Kong Industries, and the Irish Chamber of Commerce participated in the event. The Chamber would like to thank the Hong Kong Golf Club for sponsoring the Eden Course, as well as other local chambers for helping to publicize the event.
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