Miri – 1 October 2014 – The Curtin Volunteers! (CV!) of Curtin University, Sarawak Malaysia (Curtin Sarawak) recently organised a Family Day for its members and their families.
Hosted by Merdeka Mall, the event carried the theme ‘Running Man’ based on the hit Korean reality show of the same name. It was attended by over 80 participants, including Curtin Sarawak’s Chief Operating Officer Nicholas Ching.
Throughout the day, they took part in various activities such as indoor archery at King’s Archery, watching educational movies at Star Cineplex, and games at the mall.
Organising chairperson Irene Mong said the event was a great success and a very memorable one for those who participated. She also thanked Merdeka Mall for its generous sponsorship and support towards the event.
Curtin Volunteers! is the largest and one of the most active student volunteer organisations at Curtin Sarawak. Since its inception in 2002, it has been assisting students and staff of the university, as well as the wider community in Miri, to experience the many benefits of volunteerism.
It regularly organises activities and projects such as blood donation drives, beach cleaning campaigns, charity fundraisers, and community outreach projects in support of rural communities and local charities such as the Miri Sunflower Centre, Miri Palliative Care Association, Piasau Animal Welfare Support (PAWS) Miri, Sarawak Children’s Cancer Society, Methodist Children’s Home and Miri Mental Health Association.