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Lingnan University Launches Jockey Club Intergenerational Communication and Health Promotion Programme to advocate healthy ageing and nurture intergenerational solidarity

26 Sep 2017

The Launching Ceremony of the Jockey Club Intergenerational Communication and Health Promotion Programme, organised by the Asia-Pacific Institute of Ageing Studies of Lingnan University and supported by The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust, will be held on 29 September.

 

The Jockey Club Intergenerational Communication and Health Promotion Programme is a 3-year (2017 to 2019) community service programme.  It aims to advocate healthy ageing and nurture intergenerational solidarity in Tuen Mun and Yuen Long districts through collaboration between different stakeholders, including hospitals, elderly centres, Elder Academy, tertiary education institutes and secondary schools.

 

Details of the launching ceremony are as follows:

Date   : 29 September 2017 (Friday)

Time  : 4:00pm – 5:00pm (Media registration begins at 3:45pm)

Venue : Lam Woo Lecture Theatre (MBG06), Patrick Lee Wan Keung Academic Building

            Lingnan University, 8 Castle Peak Road, Tuen Mun, New Territories

 

Programme rundown:

4:00pm     Welcoming Remarks by Mr Simon Ip Shing-hing, Deputy Chairman, Council of Lingnan University

4:05pm     Address by Mr Horace Lit, Senior Charities Manager, The Hong Kong Jockey Club

4:10pm     Note of Thanks by Prof Leonard K Cheng, President, Lingnan University

4:15pm     Launching Ceremony

4:25pm     Light exercise performed by senior volunteers and Lingnan University students

4:35pm     Cocktail Reception

 

Media representatives are cordially invited to attend and cover the ceremony.  For enquiries, please contact Ms Bernice Wong (tel: 2616 8988; email: bernicewong@ln.edu.hk) or Mr Terence Poon (tel: 2616 8953; email: terencepoon@ln.edu.hk) of the Office of Communications and Public Affairs, Lingnan University.