Bandar Seri Begawan - Around 100 individuals from teenagers to senior citizens participated in a fun morning charity Zumba workout session while dancing to Salsa and Meringue beats yesterday at Pusat Belia in the capital.
The fundraising activity, organised by the Senior Citizen Activity Centre Charity Zumba in collaboration with the Community Development Department (JAPEM) and Susan's Fitness Studio, was conducted to involve senior citizens in actinides with the intention of presenting a more proactive community in Brunei.
Proceeds from the ticket sales of the charity Zumba will go entirely to the Senior Citizens Activity Centre Fund.
Also participating in the fun and exciting workout yesterday was Datin Paduka Hajah Adina bind Othman, the Deputy Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports (MCYS), who was the guest of honour.
A press statement revealed that the Senior Citizen. Activity Centre has been completed and is located in Jalan 77, Lambak Kanan National Housing Plan, Mukim Berakas 'B', and it will also be launched soon.
Through the centre, it is hoped that senior citizens will take part in its health programmes as well as leisure and sport activities to motivate them.
At the same time, the centre provides a place to share information, expertise and experience between the senior citizens and the young generation in upholding JAPEM's desire to increase the participation of senior citizens.
Also present at the charity zumba yesterday were the heads of department, directors and senior officials of MCYS and departments under it as well as volunteers from the non-government organisations.--Courtesy of Borneo Bulletin