Antabax, the number 1 Halal antibacterial personal care range1 scored a strike as the proud main sponsor of the Breast Cancer Welfare Association (BCWA) Inter Team Unity Bowl 2017.
The event is a celebration of the strength and resilience of cancer survivors, and an encouragement for them to fully enjoy life with a return to healthy lifestyle activities.
The annual bowling carnival saw 140 members of BCWA in friendly rivalry as they competed to be the top kegler. It was held at the Sunway Megalanes bowling complex, and was organised by SportsUnite.
Antabax contributed more than RM12,000 in cash and prizes to encourage more cancer survivors to return to an active lifestyle, through the friendly competition and camaraderie of bowling.
Topping the scoreboard and nabbing the first place was Team Pink Lovers with 1,578 pinfalls, Team Pink Warriors came in second with 1,414 pinfalls and Happy Bowlers was third with 1.379 pinfalls. The top 10 teams brought home trophies and medals as well as Antabax hampers.
Cancer survivors, Sylvia Lim Poh and Ahmad Nazri achieved the highest pinfalls at 182 and 155 respectively. They each received a trophy and an Antabax hamper.
According to the Ministry of Health, breast cancer is one of the top five cancers that affect 14.5% 2 of the 31.7 million3 Malaysia populations.
Antabax is a trusted household and personal care brand that is recognized and acknowledged among consumers for its wide range of antibacterial products, which cleans and kills 99.9% of germs for 24-hours antibacterial protection.
According to Ms Mandy Lee, Senior Brand Manager, Household and Personal Care Department, Marketing Division of Lam Soon Edible Oils Sdn Bhd, the brand has sponsored the BCWA bowling carnival to support and motivate breast cancer survivors, and their families, to return to a full, active and healthy lifestyle.
“The teams played to win, yet the never lost sight of this event as a friendly event that is meant to motivate and support while fostering unity. The teams cheered each other on, and their families and friends, as well as members of the public provided the cheers that kept them going. These keglers are an inspiration to all of us. Antabax is proud to be part of this event!” said Ms Lee.
BCWA brings psychological support and survivorship activities for individuals affected by breast cancer, Clinical Breast Examination (CBE), education and directions for early detection as well as medical treatment for the public.
“The bowling carnival is our yearly affair to raise breast cancer awareness among Malaysians. Some of these breast cancer survivors are still undergoing treatments and it takes a lot of physical and mental strength to be here today. We are grateful to those such as Antabax who have shown their support for the BCWA’s Community Outreach Team. Collection from the event will be channelled to support the breast cancer survivors to get back on their feet,” said Ms Ranjit Kaur, President of BCWA.
SportsUnite promotes unity, fellowship and racial togetherness through sports amongst Malaysians no matter their race, ethnics and background.
“SportsUnite has been, since day one, an avenue for Malaysians to come together regardless of their race and backgrounds to support a cause that’s bigger than our differences. This is the fifth year that SportsUnite has collaborated with BCWA and it is inspiring to see more cancer survivors claim back their lives and regain an active lifestyle”, Datuk Dina Rizal, SportsUnite Chairman.
|Participants of the Breast Cancer Welfare Association’s Unity Bowl Tournament 2017 in high spirit before the roll off!|
Lam Soon Edible Oils Sdn. Bhd. (Lam Soon) has been an established manufacturer of edible foods, household and personal care products in Malaysia since the 1950s. In the household and personal care category, their selection of quality products include May personal care range, Fruitale FairWhite UV soap, shower and olive oil range, Antabax antibacterial soap, hand sanitizer, medicated powder and cleansing wipes, Orchid feminine wash range, ZIP homecare product range of dishwashing liquid, floor cleaner, toilet bowl cleaner, powder and cream cleanser, Labour dishwashing liquid and paste, and Bio-home multipurpose cleanser and dishwashing liquid range.
As a renowned and trusted household brand among consumers, Lam Soon is dedicated to producing quality products for a healthier lifestyle and cleaner homes.