Thursday, 31 March 2016

Picking Up Entrepreneurial Skills At A Young Age

To ignite their entrepreneurial spirit, 45 students from 6 YMCA Student Care Centres (SCC) at East View Primary, Hougang Primary, Oasis Primary, Sengkang Green Primary, Springdale Primary and Yio Chu Kang Primary participated in the Sengkang South Little Entrepreneurs Bazaar at Hougang Marquee N6 on 19 March 2016. Mr Gan Thiam Poh, Member of Parliament graced the event as the Guest-of-Honour. Mr Lo Chee Wen, General Secretary, YMCA of Singapore and Ms Lynette Yeo, Assistant General Secretary (Social Enterprises) were also present at the event. Together with Mr Gan, they visited the students’ booths and checked out the students’ handmade creations for sale.

Monday, 28 March 2016

Fun With Crayons

A total of 134 crayon art pieces by students of YMCA Student Care Centre (SCC) @ St Margaret’s are currently on display at the PAssionArts Community Art Gallery at Holland-Bukit Panjang Town Council.

Wednesday, 16 March 2016

Volunteer Leaders and VWO Staff Celebrate VSMP Completion

It was a celebratory occasion as 50 graduates from the YMCA-NUS Business School Volunteer Service Management Programme 2015 received their certificates during the commencement ceremony at YMCA of Singapore on 11 March 2016. Mrs Mildred Tan, Chairman Of National Volunteer & Philanthropy Centre and Advisory Council Member of YMCA of Singapore graced the occasion as the Guest-of-Honour.

Friday, 4 March 2016

A New Dawn

There were smiles all around as 23 Y STARS, five representatives from People’s Association, 17 parents and YMCA staff gathered at YMCA of Singapore on 20 February 2016 to celebrate the completion of the Y STARS’ new canvas painting series named ‘A New Dawn’. The arts project was a joint collaboration between YMCA of Singapore and PAssionArts Buona Vista to promote community arts in Singapore. The programme aims to make arts and culture more accessible to the community by bringing it right to the heart of every constituency. PAssionArts is established by People’s Association with support of the Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth.