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Saturday, 5th October 2013

LSEAAS 40th Anniversary Gala Dinner “Looking Back, Paying It Forward” - Celebration with a Cause


We are an exciting few days away from the the LSEAAS' 40th Anniversary Gala Dinner on Saturday, 5 October, at the Marina Bay Sands! This event promises to be an evening of fun, entertainment and camaraderie as we catch-up with old friends and make new ones.

Date: Saturday, 5 October 2013
Venue: Heliconia Junior Ballroom, Level 3, The Sands Expo & Convention Center, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore 018956
Time: Reception and cocktails starts from 6:30pm. Dinner commences 7:15pm.
Dress code: Lounge Suit / Cocktail Dress

The theme for the Gala Dinner, “Looking Back, Paying It Forward” reflects the dual objective of celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the LSEAAS and increasing awareness of, and support for The Singapore LSE Trust.

The evening's Programme will feature a Dialogue between our Guests-of-Honour Mr. Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance and Professor Craig Calhoun, Director of LSE, on "Meritocracy in Singapore".

Gift Shop:

A Gift Shop will be set-up and stocked with LSE memorabilia. Please browse the Gift Shop e-brochure.

Do bring cash and cheque to make a purchase and donation as all proceeds will go to The Singapore LSE Trust.


As we come together for this very special evening, it presents a unique opportunity for us to celebrate with a cause. Our illustrious alumnus and Honorary Fellow of the LSE, Professor Saw Swee Hock has taken the lead in “Paying It Forward” by generously donating the cost of the entire Gala Dinner. In underwriting the cost of the Gala Dinner; your seat ticket is your donation to The Singapore LSE Trust; which is an Institution of Public Character, and all donations to The Trust enjoys a 2.5 times tax deduction i.e. for every $1,000 donated, $2,500 will be deducted from the taxpayers’ chargeable income.

The School also recognises its donors in Leadership Giving via the Chairman's Circle and Director's Circle of donors who make a gift of more than £5,000 and £1,000 respectively. The Penguin Club celebrates graduates from the past five years who donate £30 or more.

We reap today what others have kindly and sacrificially sown before. May we encourage you to also give a donation above your seat ticket for the Gala Dinner and partner with us in “Paying It Forward” for the next generation of Singapore students.


Thank you for your support (we have sold out all places!), and generous donations.

If you have not already done so, please send in your Donation Form and cheque to TSMP.

Please contact Ms. Geok Wen Ting at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) should you have any questions.

Fellow alumni and friends of LSE, we look forward to seeing you on Saturday, 5 October!