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18 December 2016

Join PaStaran 2016
For this year’s Parol-Making contest, participating groups may register with the Philippine Consulate’s cultural section from Nov. 13- Dec. 11, 2016. No late registration will be accepted.
The prizes are as follows: $5,000 for the grand prize; $3,000 for the 2nd prize; $2,000 for the 3rd prize; and $1,000 for the 4th prize.
As before, all entries must comply with the following requirements:
· The parol must be made of recyclable materials;
· Should be no bigger than 0.8 x 1meter
· The lights used should be powered by batteries
· It should be “stand-alone” or come with its own stand;
· Each group will be allowed to submit only 1 parol
· In addition, each group must submit a video explaining the concept for their entry. The video should be no longer than 2minutes and must be submitted to the PCG’s cultural section between Dec. 17 - 22, 2016.
All entries must be brought to Chater Garden by 4pm on Dec. 24 for the judging.
For more information, call 2823 8536 or email cultural_hk@yahoo.com

Health checks for FDWs  
Caritas Asian Migrant Workers Social Service Project will hold a two-day Health Concern Days for foreign domestic workers on two Sundays: Dec 17 and Jan 8, 2017.
The schedule is as follows:
Day 1: Body check on Body Mass Index (BMI), blood pressure, glucose, musculoskeletal assessment & level stress.
Dec 17, 2016 (Saturday), 2-5pm; and  Jan. 8, 2017 (Sunday), 10:30 am – 12:30pm and 2-5pm
Day 2: Result Explanation & Community Resource for Follow up
Dec 24 (Saturday), 10:30am – 12:30pm  (In English and Bahasa)
Jan. 15, 2017 (Sunday): 10:30am - 12:30pm (English); and 2:30-4:30pm (Cantonese & Bahasa)
Fee: $20 for the two-day program, including tests and handout
Venue: Caritas Fortress Hill Centre, G/F. , No.28A, Fortress Hill Road, Hong Kong.
For reservation, call 2147-5988.

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