Tasek Corporation Berhad has extended its Corporate Social Responsibility programme to beyond educational activities by fully sponsoring the Anderson School’s hockey team.
The amount earmarked by the Ipoh-based cement factory is RM58,360, covering a period of three years beginning 2014 till 2016. The sponsorship includes the building of a gymnasium, provision of jerseys and equipment and stadium fees.
During the mock cheque handing-over ceremony, held at the school hall on Tuesday, April 23, Lian Ka Siew, Group Chief Operating Officer of Tasek Corporation Berhad, said that Anderson School’s hockey team was chosen because of its stellar performance and consistency. The team’s prowess has engendered itself to sport-loving Malaysians of all ages.
Principal Mohamd Guffri, thanked Tasek Corporation Berhad for its benevolence. With financial support from a well-meaning corporate entity in town, Anderson School Ipoh will continue to produce excellent hockey players for the state and the country.
The school is a formidable force when it comes to hockey for it has produced many hockey greats in the past. The hockey team has been an active participant in the Malaysian Junior Hockey League and has won many accolades.