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ASSP-Kuwait Chapter Organized “Family Fun Day 2020” With Theme “Limit Single Used Plastic to Save Environment”

Monday, February 10, 2020

American Society of Safety Professional-Kuwait Chapter organized Family Fun Day on 24th Jan 2020 at Wafra Chalet to bring in a fun filled ambience and joy to the members and their families.

This was the consecutive fourth year of the event and this time it was organized with a theme “Funday With Limiting Single Used Plastic-Save Environment”. Around 250 members along with their family members enthusiastically participated and had great fun on the day.
ASSP Kuwait Chapter has adopted 3R’s i.e. Reduce Reuse and Recycle method to limit the single use plastic at the funday.

Members and families were instructed not to bring any kind of single used plastic at the venue.
Paper plates, glass and wooden spoon were used in place of single use plastic plates, glass and spoon.
Reliance Worldwide catering Company also brought their crockery for serving and eating food.
Instead of single use water bottle, a dispenser and water cans were provided. These water cans were sent back to manufacturing company for reuse.
For disposal of food waste jute bags and biodegradable bags were used.
The event banner was made up of cloth instead of flex materials.
While selecting the gifts, plastic items were avoided and gifts were warped using paper.

The fun day out was kicked off with the inaugural speech by ASSP Kuwait Chapter President Mr. Sunil Sadanandan, who briefed on the fun Day out Theme and its necessity. He said that these type of outdoor events generates huge amount of single use plastics usage and it is quite alarming as some of them are not properly

disposed and pose a threat to the environment. The event was a message to all in Kuwait on how such social gathering event can be done by limiting single use plastics.

The first half of the day was filled with sporting events like Foot Ball, Fun games such as lemon spoon race, running for Kids, Ladies, and games for couples etc.
For entertaining kids’ air inflatable balloon slide, face painting, balloon twisting by clown and Magic show was arranged.

Reliance Worldwide who is prominent service provider in oil sector and supporter of chapter activities provided the catering services for the entire day with live kitchen stations.

The post lunch session comprised tug of war, games exclusively for females and ASSP members. The members and families were well entertained by melodious songs with music throughout the event.

During the concluding ceremony Mr. Mazarudhin Shaikh Secretary, thanked the Chapter Staff, Advisory & Executive Committee Members. He extended special thanks to Eng. Fadhel Al Ali, Chairman ASSP Kuwait Chapter for his inspiration, encouragement and consistent support for bringing the outdoor programs for the benefit of chapter members and consequent success of the Kuwait chapter.

The fun day 2020 was organised by the outreach committee lead by Mr. Balvant Singh, Head, Outreach Committee, Mr. Shafi Haider, Dy.Head and members of Outreach Committee. The arrangement was exceptionally done to match the theme of the event.

The concluding ceremony featured the cake cutting ceremony, Lucky draw prizes and gifts for the winners and participants. The core committee members of ASSP Kuwait Chapter distributed the prizes and the gifts.

The day was concluded with vote of thanks delivered by Mr. Jahid Thakor, Vice president of ASSP Kuwait Chapter. He specially thanks to the families of ASSP members for allowing members to volunteering their service to the society by sacrificing their family time.

The program concluded with a special gift to all members by ASSP Kuwait Chapter. For more details visit kuwait.assp.org

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Jeyakumar Kolappan
Wednesday, February 12, 2020
Great work by ASSP and kudos to the entire organizing team ... From a community support point of view, I am seeing for the first time our Friends and families from INDIA and PAKISTAN are enjoying an event together irrespective of the political differences .. I feel like being back to 1940s...

You people have made this possible knowlingly or unknowingly and please continue more such activities atleast for the sake of community togetherness ..

NO OTHER ASSOCIATION IN KUWAIT CAN DO THIS IN A HARMONIUS WAY..

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