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Treasure Hunt Booty donated to Touch Dialysis Centre

The Social, Arts and Culture Committee met with Mr Andrew Ng and Mr. Wong Chee Kong of the Persatuan Dialisis Touch Petaling Jaya, Selangor ("PDT") at Kota Damansara, 26 & 28 Jalan PJU 5/16 Dataran Sunway (“Centre”) on Saturday,13 December 2008 at 10.30am to present a cheque of RM8,800.00 from the proceeds of the LexisNexis-KL Bar Treasure Hunt 2008.   The Centre was established by PDT, a non-govermental organisation registered with the Registrar of Society. Its purpose is to support the Malaysian Government’s call to set up more dialysis centres to cater to the increasing number of kidney failure patients. Haemodialysis is currently the most effective treatment to keep patients with failed kidneys alive until they can receive a kidney transplant.   The Centre has the capacity to treat 60 patients and is equipped with modern facilities to serve patients with separate treatment rooms for Hepatitis B and C patients. The Centre also offers free consultations of

Exclusively for KL Bar Members

(Postscript : 5th January 2009 - Kindly take note the new advertisement above) After months of administrative work plus negotiations with Hewlett Packard, the Information Technology Committee of KL Bar wish to announce to all KL Bar members, that you may purchase some IT related items from HP at a lower price. This deal is special only to KL Bar members. At the moment, only these 3 items are part of this exclusive deal for KL Bar members. Perhaps in the future, HP may be inclined to offer more exclusive prices of other products to KL Bar members if this current promotion turns out to be well received. HP has also agreed to place advertisements on our RELEVAN magazine, which will go some way to defray the cost of printing the magazine. We urge you to grab this item quickly and call the number on the promotion advert above (please click on the advert above for better view of the deals). Kindly provide your full name and which firm you are practising at, and HP (through its appoin

KL Bar Annual Dinner 2008

Contributed by Janet Chai Pei Ying from the KL Bar Social Arts & Culture Committee (Organising Committee) Enchanted was how members of the Kuala Lumpur Bar and distinguished guests from the Bench felt at the end of the evening of the Kuala Lumpur Bar Annual Dinner and Dance 2008. Themed ‘Magical Fairytale - A Whole New World’, the dinner was held at One World Hotel, Bandar Utama, Petaling Jaya on 29th November 2008. The dinner was graced by, among others, the President of the Court of Appeal, Chief Judge of Malaya and President of the Malaysian Bar.   Princesses, wizards and fairies were some of the characters seen in the crowd. There were also ‘out of theme’ characters such as the Gladiator and the Emperor.   Entertaining the crowd were emcees, Seira Sacha ( Little Red Riding Hood ), and Choo Dee Wei ( Peter Pan ).   The night began with a truly mesmerising waltz by dancers from the Kuala Lumpur Dancers’ Association. The crowd was also tre