Kuala Lumpur, 8 June 2011 - Hong Leong Bank (HLB) recently organized a family day out for deposit customers together with their family members of 4 to watch the much anticipated 3D cartoon blockbuster, Kung Fu Panda 2 from Dreamworks US. This movie has garnered favourable reviews from movie critics, fans alike and has been hailed as being as good as or even better than the first film with its weekend collections hitting USD48million.
The first screening for this movie had more than 900 audiences at 4 locations in GSC Pavilion (KL) on 26 May 2011, GSC 1 Utama (PJ), GSC Gurney Plaza (PNG) and Cathay Cineplex City Square (JB) on 28 May 2011. To be entitled for this privileged invitation, HLB accountholders only need to deposit RM50,000 into a 3 months Fixed Deposit from 15 April to 25 May 2011. HLB is delighted to know that all tickets were taken up with nearly 100% turnout at all 4 locations. Well, maybe as "Po" the panda would say, "Just lie back and enjoy the Awesomeness!"
As part of HLB's gesture to give back to the community, invitation were also extended to 40 children from 2 homes, namely "Agape Homes" for the orphans and "Community Service Of Deaf" for the children who has never been to the cinema. HLB had also arrange for a Kung Fu Panda mascot for photo taking opportunity, plus a fun "Spin The Wheel" game for children to win limited edition Kung Fu Panda pillows, bag pack and pencil cases. The children and adults of all ages certainly had a great time especially with the Kung Fu Panda mascot as they were gushing to take photos with the mascot.
This movie screening was in conjunction with the launch of HLB's new Savings Account contest that ran from 15 April to 30 June 2011, giving away a 6D/4N family trip for 4 to the Panda Research Park in Chengdu, China plus a giant life size Kung Fu Panda plush toy of 4.5ft height as the Grand Prize. It also gave away 150 limited edition Kung Fu Panda pillows as monthly prizes to participants of this contest. To enter the contest, customers only need to deposit RM1,000 into a Hong Leong Savings or Current Account and every RM1,000 entitles customers to an automatic contest entry.
"We are excited in our first partnership with a successful movie franchise and are pleased with our customers overwhelming response to this deposit campaign. HLB Retail Deposit is constantly finding ways and reasons to reward our customers as a gesture of appreciation to thank them for their loyalty and continuous support", said Ms. Susan Wong, General Manager, Retail Deposits and Debit Card.
For further information, visit any of our HLB's branches nationwide or call 1-800-38-8888 during office hours or log on to www.hlb.com.my .
Press Release - 13/06/2011