FRIDAY, 02 NOVEMBER – The Housewives and Women Staff Club of Universiti Malaysia Sabah (KESUMBA) paid a courtesy visit to the consort of the Head of State, Toh Puan Datuk Seri Panglima (Dr.) Hajah Norlidah Tan Sri Datuk R.M. Jasni who is the Patron of the club, at the Istana Negeri recently.
The six-member delegation comprised Exco members of the Club led by its President, Datin Roha Asmara, and wife of the Vice-Chancellor of Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS).
The main agenda of the visit was to brief the Patron of the upcoming Charity Dinner organised by the Club which would be held on 3 November.
The dinner which would fete selected B40 (low-income group) students studying in UMS would also be attended by the Head of State, Tun Datuk Seri Panglima (Dr.) Haji Juhar Datuk Haji Mahiruddin. 10 inmates of the Rumah Home Tuaran, a centre for orphans and poor children were also invited.
It is heartwarming to note that all of the 10 children invited are ‘adopted’ children of some KESUMBA Exco and members. KESUMBA would also be making a donation to the Student Affairs Department of UMS which would go towards Students Fund.
The Charity Dinner is also expected to be attended by the Chief Minister of Sabah, Datuk Seri Panglima Haji Mohd Shafie Haji Apdal.