SUTERA Harbour Resort kickstart the festive season with its second Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony. The lighting ceremony was officiated by Deputy Chief Minister cum Minister of Resource Development and Information Technology, Dr Yee Moh Chai and his wife, Datin Vicky Yee.
Among other VIPs who attended the ceremony included the Mayor of Kota Kinabalu City, Datuk Abidin Madingkir and President of Sutera Harbour Resort, Datuk Edward Ong.
This year's event was held at the Lobby Lounge of the Pacific Sutera Hotel.
Guests lit the many candles placed around the Christmas tree and joined the 30 carollers from Lifeline Sacred Heart KK in singing Christmas songs.
The General Manager of Pacific Sutera Hotel, Stefan Willimann expressed his hope that an event such as this would further promote peace and unity among the Kota Kinabalu community.
And in conjunction with the season of giving, Sutera Harbour Resort also launched the Sutera Endangered Friends Charity Drive, which sees the sale of its Pygmy Elephant and Sumatran Rhino soft toys. Proceeds form the sale will go to the underprivileged kindergardens and homes in Sabah, namely My Care Sdn Bhd, Emamanuel Houses and Paitan Kindergarden. (Insight Sabah)