Region 1 Lions witnessed the installation of thirteen Clubs Presidents and their Boards of Directors at a glittering ceremony graced by Tuan Yang Terutama, Yang di-Pertua Negeri Pulau Pinang Tun Dato' Seri Utama (Dr.) Haji Abdul Rahman B. Haji Abbas and his consort Toh Puan Dato' Seri Utama Hajah Majimor Bt. Shariff, the Hon'ble Tuan Phee Boon Poh representing the Rt. Hon'ble Chief Minister of Penang and numerous lions dignitaries at the G-Hotel, Penang on 20 July 2010.
Before the start of the event, the Lions celebrated the 72nd Birthday of TYT Tuan with a splendid cake and dedicating a birthday song to him.District Governor Hudson Hah was the installing officer that evening whilst TYT Yang di-Pertua Negeri Pulau Pinang garlanded the newly installed Clubs Presidents with their chain of office.
The event was witnessed by three hundred lions and friends from Clubs as far south as Kuala Lumpur (LC Subang Jaya) and included lions luminares in the persona of Past International Director Hajjah Ellis Suriyati (LC Kuching Ixora, Kuching, Sarawak); Past Council Chairpersons Allan Cheah, Patrick Chew, Hong Khay Chai and Jeffrey Quah besides Past District Governors Khoo Koon Wah and Philip Ooi In Hee. Also present were 1st Vice District Governor Shawn Lee and 2nd Vice District Governor Tan Swee Kok and numerous cabinet officers.
Our Club's President Tina Tan led the Club's Board of Directors in this elaborately planned and well executed event.
The newly installed Presidents and Boards of Directors then took a group photograph with the VIPs of the evening after the installation ceremony.