[August 3, 2016, Macau] Organized for the third consecutive year between July 27 and 29, a group of 30 MGM Volunteer Team members set out to care homes located in different parts of Macau, namely Lar de Cuidados Sol Nascente da Areia Preta, Centro de Dia Brilho da Vida, and Centro de Dia de Mong Ha da Federacao das Associacoes dos Operarios de Macau, to offer free haircuts to 160 senior citizens, giving them new and refreshing makeovers.
Established in 2015, the MGM Volunteer Haircut Team of 34 team members has provided free haircuts on a monthly basis, benefiting 500 senior citizens with positive response from all sectors of the community. To encourage more team members to join the meaningful course, MGM has invited professional hairstylists from the Hair & Beauty Professionals Association of Macau to provide training for our Volunteer Team including management team members, to acquire hairstyling skills during their spare time for over two months. Department heads who were unable to take part in the training took the initiative to become models for others to practice their techniques, which is also a reflection of MGM’s team spirit to giving back to the community together.
A total of 30 Volunteer Haircut Team members of different departments and ranks took part in the “Haircut for Love” event, held for the third consecutive year. With the aim to serving more members from the community, we have extended the haircut service to two additional charitable organizations, where our volunteers took care of senior residents with health and mobility impairments. The volunteers greeted the seniors to interactive games, while others chatted with them to show care and compassion.
The Volunteer Haircut Team has received positive feedbacks from the beneficiary units for their service, while the organizations expressed a hope for more similar activities from the community to benefit more seniors as most of the elders rarely visit the hair salons due to financial circumstances, or mobility reasons.
The “Haircut of Love” was part of MGM’s fourth Community Care Campaign, which ranged from giving haircuts for the seniors, culinary fun day with the mentally disabled, to renovating walls of dormitory rooms for youth, held between July 18 and 29. With the objectives to spread love and compassion to the local community, MGM and the Golden Lion Team will continue to host a range of community activities that help create a better tomorrow for Macau.
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 eight 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.
MGM COTAI, designed as the “jewelry box” of Cotai, plans to offer approximately 1,500 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 our 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. The HK$24billion project is expected to open towards the end of the second quarter of 2017.
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.
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