Kenny Rogers ROASTERS celebrates the Year of Rat with senior citizens
Kuala Lumpur, 7 February 2020 – Ushering in the Year of the Rat, Kenny Rogers ROASTERS (KRR) had a heart-warming Chinese New Year celebration with 23 residents of Siri Jayanti Metta Care Centre today to celebrate the festive season.
The KRR team prepared several fun activities to entertain the elderly folks throughout. The event kicked off with a Chinese New Year themed colouring session, followed by a lively karaoke sing-along session with catchy festive tunes. Everyone had the opportunity to relive some classic favourites for the Chinese New Year season such as “Gong Xi Gong Xi” (Good wishes) and “He Xin Nian” (Greetings to the New Year).
“Celebrating the festive occasion is significant to welcoming a fresh new year for good health, good luck and happiness. As such, we welcomed the Year of the Rat with elderly folks through a series of activities to warm their hearts. We are truly delighted to see the smiles of the residents at Siri Jayanti Metta Care Centre. Their smile motivates us to further enhance our community efforts, in line with KRR’s mission to provide wholesome meals to the community,” said Won Li Yin, Marketing Manager of Berjaya Roasters (M) Sdn Bhd.
One of the event highlights was the prosperity Yee Sang tossing session, a Malaysian tradition during Chinese New Year that symbolises happiness, health and all things auspicious. Red packets, mandarin oranges and KRR goodie bags consisting of balanced and wholesome foods were given to the elderly folks to spread the festive joy.
To culminate the event, the elderly folks and caretakers were treated with Kenny’s Quarter Lite Meal that is served with 1/4 of tender and juicy rotisserie-roasted chicken, aromatic rice and Kenny’s home-made muffin.
Siri Jayanti Metta Care Centre is a not-for-profit organisation managed by Siri Jayanti Welfare Organisation sub-committee, also known as the Metta Home (MH) Committee, to help the less fortunate and neglected senior citizens with food and shelter.
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ABOUT KENNY ROGERS ROASTERS
Kenny Rogers ROASTERS (“KRR”) was originally set up by popular Country and Western singer, Kenny Rogers, and former Governor of the state of Kentucky, John Y Brown Jr, in 1991. In April 2008, Berjaya Corp Bhd (BCorp) wholly owned subsidiary of ROASTERS Asia Pacific and master franchise for KRR fully acquired the chain’s parent, US-based NF Roasters. Berjaya Roasters (M) Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of BFood and BCorp, is the operator for KRR chain of restaurants in Malaysia.
KRR is a multi-award winning mid-casual dining restaurant with rotisserie roasted chicken as its main core product complemented by a wide variety of wholesome choices. With restaurants all over Malaysia, KRR has also expanded internationally and has restaurants operating in Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and India.