Events

NUSSCSC Grant A Wish – 26 Oct 2019

Our kids met up for the second time with the student volunteers from NUS Students’ Community Club Service for the wish engagement activities at KK Women’s & Children’s Hospital on 26 Oct 2019.  Despite the air conditioning system not working at the Staff Lounge, the kids had fun engaging in craft activities where they made gifts for children from another organisation.  To give is always a blessing which we hope our kids will learn to appreciate.

The finale of this program will happen on 14 December, which is also our Christmas Party!  Watch out for the announcement!

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BTSS Tuition Programme

The school year is almost coming to an end, and the weekly group tuition has been concluded. We would like to express our gratitude to Yicheng, Terynn, Jaycinth, Bryan and Sean from Hwa Chong Institution for putting others above themselves to tutor our BTSS kids over the last few months. Having these big brothers and sisters to look up upon, our young beneficiaries had enjoyed the learning journey even more.
We would be back with a tuition program for our BT kids in 2020. Brain tumour kids who are keen to join our programmes should contact our office at admin@braintumoursociety.org.sg for information and arrangements.

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Miss World Singapore Coronation Night

Lights!Cameras!Action! It was a starry night on 19 Oct as 13 of our beneficiaries were invited to the coronation night of Miss World Singapore at MediaCorp Studio. BTSS is adopted as the charity for Miss World Singapore’s Beauty with a Purpose program. Watching the event live, our beneficiaries had a chance to glimpse behind the scenes, and went home understanding how the Beauty with a Purpose program has raised funds for disadvantaged people all over the world since it’s inception in 1972. Thank you Celebrity Group for adopting BTSS as the charity for Miss World Singapore 2019.

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Lim Boon Keng The Musical

Our beneficiaries were in for a sensory treat over the period 10-13 Oct 2019 as they were treated to the first ever musical on Lim Boon Keng staged at Victoria Theatre.  This was brought to us by the good people of Musical Theatre Limited.  A BIG Thank You to you MTL!  For some of us, it was the first time experiencing a musical, and for all, a wonderful feast for the eyes, ears and souls.  Such was the power of the musical that had a young active beneficiary sitting still for a full 70 minutes!  Therapy can indeed come in different forms, so thank you again MTL for the blessings you gave to our beneficiaries!

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BTSS Children’s Day 2019

On 6 Oct 2019, BTSS celebrated with our wonderful pediatric beneficiaries and their families at the NUS Guild House.  A big group of 45 beneficiaries from 14 families started with a yummy lunch followed by a fun and interesting workshop with the NUS Students’ Community Service Club volunteers.  While the kids were well engaged, parents gathered in a round table fashion to discuss concerns about their kids’ treatments, schooling and future.  What better way to end the day than treating the kids to an old school type of carnival!  The kids had fun playing carnival games and munching on snacks!  Yuan Lin, our beneficiary, even walked off with the third prize at the lucky draw!  BTSS would like to thank the students from NUSSCS for inviting our children in their “Grant A Wish XVII” activity.

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BTSS National Day Celebration -10th August 2019

Dear BTSS Family,
In conjunction with Singapore’s 54th birthday, we are organizing a programme-filled support group meeting this August.  Meet old and new friends, enrich yourself at the medical talk and celebrate National Day with food, games and laughter.  Come dressed in Singapore national colours and stand a chance to win prizes!  More prizes are up for grabs in the games segment too!  Joining us in our celebration is guest of honour, Ms Tin Pei Ling, MP for Macpherson.
Here’s the details of the event:
Date:               10 Aug 2019, Saturday
Time:              9am to 12pm
                        {9am-10am:   Support Group Meeting
                        10am-11am:   Medical Talk – Is my headache a symptom of brain tumour?
                        11am-12pm:   National Day Celebration – games, songs and lunch}
Venue:          Learning Space @ Singapore General Hospital
Block 6, Level 1

Registration is required for this event as we have to cater for food.  Email us at admin@braintumoursociety.org.sg or WhatsApp/Call/SMS at 8738-5669 by 2 Aug 2019 to confirm your spot.

Kind regards,
BTSS Admin
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2018 End of Year activities

December is the perfect month for our community to enjoy the year-end holidays together. To help build friendships while also enhancing our talents, BTSS has lined up many exciting activities for all of our members. If you are keen, please register quickly with our office at 8738 5669 or reply to our admin@braintumoursociety.org.sg

1. Christmas Shopping for pediatric patients (max 15)

BTSS has a shopping outing with Morgan Stanley (MS) for 15 beneficiaries on the 7 December for Christmas presents.

The details are as follows:

Date: 7 December 2018
Venue: Vivo City
Time: 2:00 – 6:00pm
How to Get There: Harbourfront MRT on CC line

Please RSVP by 23 November (this Friday)

 

2. Support Group Meeting

The BTSS Support Group meeting continues in December, and all adult patients and caregivers are welcome to join us in a time of mutual sharing and support.

Date: 8 December 2018
Venue: SGH Block 6 Level 1 Learning Space
Time: 10:00am – 2:00pm

 

3. Beginner Keyboard and K pop dance lessons (every Sunday in December)

Exciting new activities lined up too for those interested in music and dance!

Activities: Keyboard and Korean-Pop Dance lessons
Venue: SOMA, Marina Square #03-142
Dates: 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 Dec (5 sessions in total)

Programme:
3:30pm – K Pop dance
4:30pm – Break
5:00pm – KeyBoard
6:00pm – End

Open to : BTSS Kids/ Adult Patients and Caregivers

Requirements:

  1. Be able to attend at least 3 sessions out of the 5.
  2. If you are able to make it, please indicate which dates you are able to make it and RSVP by 23 November 2018 (This Friday)
  3. We would need a minimum of 5 pax for the keyboard lessons and minimum of 10 pax for the Korean-pop dance lessons.

We hope to see you there! Please register by 23 Nov for the dance and keyboard lessons.”

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Christmas Party 2018!

Dear all,

Christmas is coming real soon and to celebrate the festivities, we are having a Christmas party on the 22nd December at KKH Staff Lounge.

Details are as follows

Date: 22 December 2018
Venue: KKH Staff Lounge (Level 3)
Time: 11:00am – 3:30pm


There will be food and games for all to enjoy! 

Please RSVP by 6 December 2018.

In addition to this, each family who register for the Christmas party before 6 December will get to bring a hamper home, so sign up soon!

We look forward to see you all there!

 

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Brainy Car Rally 2018 – Light Up Installation!

Along with adrenaline-charged Supercars, one of the key highlights of BCR would definitely be the light up installation! Attendees may light up a bottle to show their support for brain tumour awareness. These bottles will be placed in a special exhibition shaped like a brain. Are you excited to show your support for brain tumour awareness?

Mark your calenders for Brainy Car Rally on 21 October 2018! We will feature many interactive games and activities that participants will enjoy so see you there!

Admission is FREE!

 

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