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Kely Support Group

'Queen of clubs' blazes a trail for charitable golfers

Clear Water Bay Golf and Country Club players took part in a 'golf-club hunt' after an absent-minded golfer left a trail of clubs behind her during a charity golf afternoon organised by Merrill Lynch.

Friday, 21 December, 2001, 12:00am

IN A SPIN

Robert Furniss-Roe (left), the Asia-Pacific regional vice-president of Bacardi-Martini, and his daughter Olivia, eight, try their hand at plate-spinning after a quick lesson by members of the KELY Support Group circus school at the Peak Galleria.

20 Dec 2001 - 12:00am

HOLIDAY SPIRIT

HOLIDAY SPIRIT: Staff at Morgan Stanley celebrate after raising $480,000 for Operation Santa Claus in a charity auction. Prizes ranged from homemade cakes to airline tickets, and included a mystery date with one of the company's bankers. The proceeds go to KELY Support Group, which helps young people deal with problem issues.

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18 Dec 2001 - 12:00am

Benevolent bachelor under the hammer

An eligible bachelor put himself up for auction to aid this year's Operation Santa Claus campaign.

A dinner date with the junior investment banker at Morgan Stanley, who asked to remain anonymous, was up for grabs at the bank's online charity auction.

17 Dec 2001 - 12:00am

Soccer tournament nets $250,000

Footballers combined their competitive urges with the spirit of charity to raise $250,000 in a five-a-side tournament at Stanley Fort.

11 Dec 2001 - 12:00am

Musicians tune in to help youngsters

Folk musicians from all walks of life gathered to raise money to help young people with drug, alcohol and other problems.

10 Dec 2001 - 12:00am

Education a weapon in fight against drugs

Interaction and education are the keys to creating a drug-free culture among young people in Hong Kong, a local aid group says.

KELY Support Group executive director Spencer So Siu-hong said young people must be educated with a permanent set of skills to help them beat drugs for good.

7 Dec 2001 - 12:00am

Swire gives $100,000 Christmas box

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A cheque for $100,000 was presented to executive director of the KELY Support Group Spencer So Siu-hong in the presence of Santa Claus at Pacific Place.

The award was made by Swire Group director of corporate affairs Andrew Herdman.

5 Dec 2001 - 12:00am

Cash windfall ensures young grow together

Hundreds of children with special needs are still reaping the benefits of last year's Christmas present - the $5 million donated by South China Morning Post readers and corporate sponsors of Operation Santa Claus.

4 Dec 2001 - 12:00am

Cash windfall ensures young grow together

Hundreds of children with special needs are still reaping the benefits of last year's Christmas present - the $5 million donated by South China Morning Post readers and corporate sponsors of Operation Santa Claus.

4 Dec 2001 - 12:00am

Counselling helps son deal with bullying

Mother Sally Lam Chu-lan did not know who to turn to when her son came home every day dirty and in low spirits.

'Whenever he got home he seemed deeply unhappy. He would get really annoyed really easily and thrash around hitting tables and chairs,' Mrs Lam said of 11-year-old Bobby.

3 Dec 2001 - 12:00am

Counselling helps son deal with bullying

Mother Sally Lam Chu-lan did not know who to turn to when her son came home every day dirty and in low spirits.

'Whenever he got home he seemed deeply unhappy. He would get really annoyed really easily and thrash around hitting tables and chairs,' Mrs Lam said of 11-year-old Bobby.

3 Dec 2001 - 12:00am

Help for youths on tightrope

Renowned Canadian entertainers Cirque du Soleil will teach troubled Hong Kong youngsters acrobatic skills, including tightrope walking, to help keep them on the straight and narrow.

Youth support group Kids Everywhere Like You (Kely) has teamed up with the Quebec-based troupe to reach out to local children with a wide range of problems, including drugs and alcohol.

27 Nov 2001 - 12:00am

Banker grasps good cause and runs for it

A banker will swap his well-polished shoes for a pair of trainers and run a marathon to raise money for Operation Santa Claus.

Stephen Richard Evans, regional chief executive of Lloyds TSB, will take part in the Macau International Marathon on December 2.

24 Nov 2001 - 12:00am

young people, group finds

Narcotics are being seen as more socially acceptable as more young people take party drugs, according to a youth support group.

Drugs such as Ecstasy and ketamine have become more popular among young people and serve to boost drug acceptability among them, outreach worker David Simpson, of the Kely Support Group, warned.

19 Nov 2001 - 12:00am