Hong Kah North MP Amy Khor (in red dress) at the launch of SG50 celebrations in the constituency yesterday, where a Singapore record for the largest logo made of loom bands was set.
More than 2,000 residents and grassroots leaders spent almost six months making 25,000 friendship bands, put together to form an SG50 logo. The colourful bands symbolise the friendship among residents of different backgrounds, races and religions.
They were put on sale for $2 each to benefit needy seniors. Including donations, around $100,000 has been raised so far.
This article was first published on February 9, 2015.
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