Member Announcements

Dear DPA members,

We would like to inform you about some of the exciting happenings at DPA in the month of May 2017!

New Staff Coming on Board
We would like to give a warm welcome to Sumita, who will be replacing Jorain as the Advocacy Executive. We wish Jorain all the best in her future endeavours. Along with Sumita, we will also be welcoming Yogeswari as the Programme Executive. Yoges will be in-charge of handling membership. DPA will work towards updating our membership as well as craft new programmes, events and workshops for our members! We will also have Valerie who will be joining us in June as the Community Engagement Executive. Valerie will be engaging with donors and will work on fundraising and networking events for DPA.

Membership Matters
With the revamp of our membership, do keep a lookout for the mail as we will be reissuing membership cards in the upcoming weeks. For members who have yet to renew their membership for 2017, we will also be sending along the renewal forms.

Events in the month of May
To get the ball rolling, here are some upcoming events in the month of May:

Event: Army Open House 2017
Date: 25 May 2017
Venue: F1 Pit Building, 1 Republic Blvd, Singapore 038975
Time: 9am to 12pm
Meeting: 8am at Promenade MRT Station

Activities to look forward to:
· Dynamic Defence Display Show
· Static Displays
· Land & Sea Battle Rides
· Kids & Battlefield Zones
· Photo Booths
· Carnival Area for Food and Beverages

To join us for an exciting day at the Army Open House, please either email programme@dpa.org.sg or call or message us at 8209 9575 by 8 May 2017 to indicate your interest to participate.

Event: Adapted Sports Day
Date: 20 May 2017
Venue: Singapore Sports School, 1 Champions Way, Singapore 737913
Time: 9.30am to 1pm
Meeting: 8am at Woodlands MRT

Activities to look forward to:
· Fun Curling
· Target Shooting (Archery)
· Most Shots (Basketball)
· Hear the Ball (Goalball)
· Rope Pull (Powerlifting)
· Swimming and Signs
· Bowl Them Over (Tenpin Bowling)
· Strongman Throw (Athletics)
· Roll The Target (Boccia)
· Penalty Kick! (Football-5)

Participants will get to redeem goodies upon completing challenges. In addition, participants will be able to attend a tour to observe four selection events which athletes would be participating in, to qualify for nomination to the 9th ASEAN Para Games.

To join us for a sporting good time at the Adapted Sports Day, please either email programme@dpa.org.sg or call or message us at 8209 9575 by 8 May 2017 to indicate your interest to participate.

Please also feel free to contact us at 6791 1134, should you have any queries about the two above-mentioned events.

Members can also look forward to new events, workshops, engagement sessions that DPA will work on moving forward! We would also like to hear from YOU about programmes that you are keen on! Please feel free to write in your suggestions to Yoges at programme@dpa.org,sg or send us a message at 8209 9575.