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Over 1,400 Senior Citizens Participated in MGM’s ‘Health Day for Senior Buddies’

Providing Free Health Consultations For the Eighth Consecutive Year

Jul 18, 2017

[July 18, 2017, Macau] MGM hosted the annual “Health Day for Senior Buddies” event for more than 200 local senior citizens at MGM MACAU’s Grand Ballroom today. This is the eighth consecutive year that the Company organized this signature event and has benefited over 1,400 local senior citizens to date.

MGM welcomed over 200 senior citizens with an average age of 75 from six local associations under the Caritas Macau and the Macau Tung Sin Tong Chartable Society. They are Casa Ricci Elderly Center, Centro de Dia da Ilha Verde, Centro Pastoral da Areia Preta, Centro de Dia “Brilho da Vida,” Longevity Special Day Care Center and The Elderly Activity Center. A total of 20 medical practitioners from the Chinese Medicine Association of Macau were invited to provide free one-on-one health consultations together with Chinese herbal soups for the well-being of the senior citizens. Over 60 MGM Volunteer Team members assisted in the event to serve and entertain the senior citizens while they waited for their health consultations.

The event concluded with an endearing, lively lion dance performance presented by the youngest Lion Dance troupe in Macau — graduates of MGM’s Junior Lion Dance Training Program, stirring up the atmosphere with the roaring drum rhythms while bringing fun and warmth to the senior citizens.

Johnwin Lee, MGM Volunteer Team member who brought along his daughter to volunteer during the summer holidays, said after the event, “This is a memorable day as this is my first time that I can volunteer with my daughter. Not only can we enjoy some exceptional family time, but it is also an important lesson to remind both of us to serve the community, especially the senior citizens who built the community that we live in today. I hope we can inspire more parents to encourage their kids to lighten up someone else’s day together and to pursue a better perspective in life.”

With the vision to Create a Better Tomorrow Today, MGM has hosted the “Health Day for Senior Buddies” since 2010, and has benefited more than 1,400 senior citizens in Macau. In addition to on-site Chinese medical consultations, there were also live performances, interactive fun games, lucky draw, and refreshments offered to cheer them up.

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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 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.

Expected to open in Q4 of 2017, 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.

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:    

Irene Wong                                      

Vice President of Public & Community Relations

MGM                                                                                                              

Tel: (853) 8802 2822                                              

Email: irenewong@mgm.mo

 

Karen Lam                                                 Juliana Kung                                   

Public Relations Manager                         Public Relations Manager

MGM                                                          MGM

Tel: (853) 8802 3801                                  Tel: (853) 8802 3803

Email: karenlam@mgm.mo                       Email: julianakung@mgm.mo