MGM Donates MOP1.2 Million to Tung Sin Tong
Nov 23, 2017
MGM made a donation of MOP1.2 million to the Macau Tung Sin Tong Charitable Society, including a special donation of MOP700,000 to its Chinese Pharmacy which suffered severe losses and damages post Typhoon Hato.
Including a Special Donation of MOP700,000 for Recovery of Tung Sin Tong Chinese Pharmacy Post Typhoon Hato
[November 23, 2017, Macau] As a socially responsible corporation in Macau, MGM made a donation of MOP1.2 million to the Macau Tung Sin Tong Charitable Society, including MOP500,000 to its annual fundraising campaign, and a special donation of MOP700,000 to its Chinese Pharmacy which suffered severe losses and damages post Typhoon Hato. This special donation will be devoted to the purchase of Chinese herbal medicine and equipment. To date, MGM has donated a total of MOP4.3 million to the Society, contributing towards its provision of local social welfare services at large.
A check presentation was held at MGM MACAU today. Mr. Grant Bowie, Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of MGM China Holdings Limited; Ms. Sarah Rogers, Senior Vice President of Strategy and Corporate Responsibility of MGM and Ms. Irene Wong, Vice President of Public and Community Relations of MGM, officially presented the donation to the Tung Sin Tong delegation including Mr. Chui Sai Cheong, President; Mr. Kevin Ho and Mr. Charles Choy, Directors.
Mr. Grant Bowie said, “Tung Sin Tong is a demonstration of the kind-heartedness of the Macau locals who have been helping each other over the past 125 years. Their Chinese Pharmacy has been providing free medical care and services, healing the Macau community from one generation to another. When we learned about their losses as a result of Typhoon Hato, we see this as our topmost priority to help them to resume their full services for the sake of the whole community.”
MGM is an abbreviation for MGM China Holdings Limited (HKEx: 2282) and is a leading developer, owner and operator of gaming and lodging resorts in the Greater China region. We are the holding company of MGM Grand Paradise, SA which holds one of the six gaming concessions/subconcessions to run casino games in Macau. MGM Grand Paradise, SA owns and operates MGM MACAU, the award-winning premium integrated resort located on the Macau Peninsula and is developing a second resort, MGM COTAI which is expected to more than double our presence in Macau.
MGM MACAU is a Forbes Five-Star luxury integrated resort inspired by the arts with every element of the resort infused with creativity and style. MGM MACAU has approximately 600 guest rooms and suites and boasts a number of distinguishing features, including the architecturally stunning European-inspired Grande Praça, housed under a soaring glass ceiling. MGM MACAU’s world class facilities include the MGM Art Space, dedicating over 5,000 square feet to display authentic works of art, conference and event facilities, spa, and seven signature restaurants and bars to fulfill any gastronomic craving. Our property is conveniently located on prime waterfront on the Macau Peninsula and is directly connected to the luxury retail shopping complex, One Central.
Slated to open on January 29, 2018, MGM COTAI is the latest addition to the MGM portfolio in China. Designed as the “jewelry box” of Cotai, it plans to offer approximately 1,400 hotel rooms and suites, meeting space, high end spa, retail offerings and food and beverage outlets as well as the first international Mansion at MGM for the ultimate luxury experience. MGM COTAI will offer Asia’s first dynamic theater and a spectacle to wow every guest who steps foot in the resort. MGM COTAI is being developed to drive greater product diversification and bring more advanced and innovative forms of entertainment to Macau as it grows as a global tourist destination. MGM COTAI is the largest property and the first private sector project ever to achieve the China Green Building (Macau) Design Label Certification.
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