Hong Kong TBC hosts Press Conference cum Luncheon for Community Activities on Monday

Republished from bowlingdigital.com with permission from Herbert Bickel.

On Monday, August 4, 2014 at 12:00 the chairman and the Executive Committee of the Hong Kong Tenpin Bowling Congress hosted a press conference cum luncheon for community activities at the Regal Hongkong Hotel, one of the three official hotels for The Chinese Gold & Silver Exchange Society World Youth Championships.

The photo shows the VIPs with the U.S., and Hong Kong National Youth Teams and athletes of the Hong Kong Sports Association for the Mentally Handicapped. Click on the image to enlarge it.

2014WYCLogo.jpgThe 13th World Youth Championships will be held from August 6-15 at South China Athletic Association Bowling Center featuring more than 250 boys and girls (born on January 1st, 1993 to on December 31st, 2000) from 46 countries.

Maximum four girls and four boys per country will compete for gold, silver and bronze medals in Singles, Doubles, four-player Teams, All Events and Masters, The eight-day competition kicks off with the singles event on Friday.

As part of the activities, the Hong Kong Tenpin Bowling Congress organizes a series of promotional activities to create awareness in the community and among the districts of Hong Kong.

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L-R Mrs. Cecilia Wong, MH, Chairperson of the Hong Kong Sports Association for the Mentally Handicapped; Mr. Lincoln Yu, Vice President of the Hong Kong Paralympic Committee & Sports Association for the Physically Disabled; Miss Petty Lai, Principal Assistant Secretary (Recreation & Sports) of the Home Affairs Bureau; Miss Vivian Lau, BBS, JP, Chairman of Hong Kong Tenpin Bowling Congress; Mr. Kevin Dornberger, President of World Tenpin Bowling Association; Dr. Haywood Cheung, President of The Chinese Gold & Silver Exchange Society (CGSE); and Mrs. Stella Lau Kun Lai Kuen, Chairlady of Hong Kong School Sports Federation.

The U.S. National Youth Team has been invited to come three days earlier to participate with the Hong Kong National Youth Team in celebrity charity matches Sunday, August 3, to raise fund for the Tung Wah Group of Hospitals followed by demonstration as well as coaching clinic for athletes of the Hong Kong Paralympic Committee and Sports Association for the Physically Disabled and the Hong Kong Sports Association for the Mentally Handicapped on Monday and for the secondary school students and youth from the Tung Wah Group of Hospitals and Po Leung Kuk on Tuesday.

All these activities will be held on two respective day in the official venue, SCAA Bowling Center.

The WYC is made possible by title sponsor, The Chinese Gold & Silver Exchange Society World, and co-sponsors Chancellor Precious Metals, Fine Metal Asia Limited, Glory Sky and Safe Gold Bullion Limited as well as Watsons Water and Mr. Juicy, the Official Drink Sponsor of the event.

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The community activities during the World Youth Championships are included in the “Let’s Build Our Hong Kong Dream” campaign organized by title sponsor, The Chinese Gold & Silver Exchange Society.

This campaign is in response to a half-year territory-wide campaign “Bless Hong Kong” organized by The Societal Engagement Task Force under the Commission on Poverty.

“Bless Hong Kong” target beneficiaries include grassroots, the elderly, persons with disabilities, new arrivals, ethnic minorities, single parents, and students with special educational needs, etc., through one’s own means.

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In cooperation with the Asian Bowling Federation (ABF) and the Hong Kong Tenpin Bowling Congress, Bowlingdigital.com will cover the Championships live from Hong Kong.

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The United States Bowling Congress is working in cooperation with the host federation, the Hong Kong Tenpin Bowling Congress, to provide live streaming on BowlTV.