Sharjah City Centre Hosts Special Needs Student Visit
Commitment to the Community Brings Joy to Children
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, 18 February 2012 – Sharjah City Centre welcomed a group of special needs students from Awladouna Center for Learning & Rehabilitation to spend the day at Magic Planet.
“As part of our commitment to give back to the local community, Sharjah City Centre was happy to host a group of special needs children for the second time this year,” said Anna Mansour, Senior Mall Manager for Sharjah City Centre. “Through the combination of learning and entertainment activities, it is our hope to create a fun and memorable experience for the students involved.”
A total of 14 students participated in the visit and were given complimentary Magic Planet games and rides. Students also received a special takeaway gift from Magic Planet to thank them for coming; were treated to a trip to Carrefour for an interactive learning experience; and provided complementary lunch from Chicking.
About Sharjah City Centre:
Sharjah City Centre is located in the heart of Sharjah, along the main Al Wahda Street. Developed and managed by Majid Al Futtaim Properties, the centre features a convenient mix of over 120 value-oriented stores from major international brands such as New Look, Sun & Sand Sports and Aeropostale. Since 2011, Sharjah City Centre has introduced over 20 new brands to its offer including Toys ‘R’ Us and Fabindia. Other leisure and entertainment facilities in the mall include a Magic Planet family entertainment centre and 16 fast food outlets, positioning Sharjah City Centre as one of the dominant shopping malls in the Emirate for smart shopping choices that cater to the immediate needs of the community.
About Majid Al Futtaim Properties
Majid Al Futtaim Properties is the leading developer of shopping malls together with hotels and mixed-use community projects in the MENA region. Majid Al Futtaim Properties has changed the face of shopping, leisure and entertainment in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). It currently owns and operates ten world-class shopping malls in the region with three of its flagship projects based in Dubai. Majid Al Futtaim Properties has earned numerous accolades and awards from international organizations that have recognized its leadership and the quality of its properties. The Company’s shopping malls continue to witness a steady increase in footfall with more than 140 million visitors in 2011.
Deira City Centre pioneered the concept of shopping and entertainment in the region. It has over 370 stores with an extensive array of mid-market popular brands, including leisure and entertainment facilities and over 50 restaurants and cafes.
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