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MGM and Women’s General Association of Macau Spread Love to the Community

Aug 17, 2018

Offering Haircut for Love and Fun Culinary Day Programs to Make Great Moments for the Local Community

 

For the sixth consecutive year, MGM has held its annual Community Care Campaign in the summer to make great moments for the local community. This year, MGM organized two signature programs of the Community Care Campaign, Haircut for Love and Fun Culinary Day for members of the Women’s General Association of Macau to spread love to children and senior citizens.

 

Fun Culinary Day

On August 13, 60 children aged between 6 and 10 from the Family Service Centre of The Women’s General Association of Macau were invited to MGM COTAI’s Ballroom. With the help of 25 members of the Golden Lion Volunteer Team and MGM Culinary Team, the children learned to make snacks and desserts in different shapes including animal-shaped sushi, rabbit-shaped mochi, creative cupcakes and mini snowy mooncakes. After the cooking experience, the children enjoyed the cute and delicious food they made with the volunteers. The volunteers in return delivered singing and magic performances to the children and a gift pack for everyone.

 

Luo Ping, Vice Director of the Women’s General Association of Macau, said, “MGM has been offering haircut service for our elderly members in the past two years. We are glad that MGM invite children from our family service center to go to MGM COTAI for the first time to learn how to make creative and delicious food. Not only this activity inspires their culinary creativity and interest, but is also a fun and meaningful summer activity for them.”

 

Haircut for Love

MGM hosted the “Haircut for Love” program for the Lok I Elderly Care Center of Women’s General Association of Macau on August 8 for the first time. The MGM Volunteer Haircut Team provided complimentary haircut service to 60 senior citizens of the center, including those with mobility impairment, to give them refreshing summer makeovers.

 

Established in 2015, the MGM Volunteer Haircut Team has now 49 members. All of them have undergone more than two months training to acquire hairstyling skills taught by professional hairstylists from the Hair & Beauty Professionals Association of Macau. The MGM Volunteer Haircut Team includes members of the management team and they devote their free time to providing complimentary haircuts for local senior citizens on a monthly basis. Today, the number of beneficiaries has grown to over 1,800 senior citizens, with a reputable response from all walks of our community.

 

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About MGM

 

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 MGM COTAI, a contemporary luxury integrated resort in Cotai, which opened in early 2018 and more than doubles 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 the Macau Peninsula and is directly connected to the luxury retail shopping complex, One Central.

 

MGM COTAI is the latest addition to the MGM portfolio in China. Designed as the “jewelry box” of Cotai, it offers 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 also offers Asia’s first dynamic theater and a spectacle to wow every guest who steps foot in the resort. MGM COTAI is 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 mega-size complex project in Macau to achieve the China Green Building Design Label Three-Star Certification.

 

MGM China Holdings Limited is majority owned by MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) one of the world’s leading global hospitality companies, operating a portfolio of destination resort brands including Bellagio, MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay and The Mirage. 

 

For media enquiries, please contact:    

 

Jessie Kuan

Assistant Director of Public Relations

MGM

Tel: (853) 8806 3412

Email: jessiekuan@mgm.mo

 

Karen Lam

Public Relations Manager

MGM

Tel: (853) 8802 3801

Email: karenlam@mgm.mo