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2019
The 1st Social Procurement Award Presentation Ceremony

Opened "Cheers Gallery" Princess Margaret Hospital Rehab Links, "Cheers Gallery" Lai King Building Convenience Store and “Cheers Coop" (Wan Chai).

Organization Consumption Scheme & “Cheers Gallery” Rehab Shop acquired Silver Award in the 10th Hong Kong Outstanding Corporate Citizenship Awards.
2018
“MentalCare Connect” and its brand “Cheers Co-op” awarded “Friendly Employment Award” and “Outstanding Inclusive Team Award” in “Talent-Wise Employment Charter and Inclusive Organisations Recognition Scheme 2017-2018”

MentalCare Connect awarded the certificate of 15th consecutive years Caring Company Logo

Opening of “Cheers Gallery” Kwong Wah Hospital Rehab Link

“MentalCare Connect” awarded as “Family-Friendly Employers” thrice since 2011 and thus awarded “Special Mention (Gold) Awards”. In addition, the Company was presented the “Awards for Breastfeeding Support” in “2017/18 Family-Friendly Employers Award Scheme”
2017
MentalCare Connect 15th Anniversary Cocktails Party cum SE Mall Kick-Off Ceremony

Further expansion of Logistics and Customer Services Centre by leasing a 5,000 sq ft premises.

MentalCare Connect Co Ltd – Cheers Co-op awarded the Incubating Member in SEE Mark

Business Expansion of Cheers Gallery Rehab Links at Queen Mary Hospital
2016
“MentalCare Connect” opened its third street front shop of “Cheers Gallery” located at Hip Wo Street.

Flagship Store of “Cheers Coop” was opened in Causeway Bay, serving more than 20 associations and corporates, with a total number of 300,000 of staff or members.

Setting up the staff canteen in Kwong Wah Hospital.
2015
The second street front shop of “Cheers Gallery” – 31B Waterloo Road was opened.

Operations of “Cheers Café” in TWGHs Wong Tai Sin Hospital - the first outlet holding General Restaurant Licence
2014
Established Logistic and Customer Service Centre with an area of 3,000 sq ft.

Comprehensive revamp and upgrade POS system.

The revenue exceeds HK$100 million.

“Rehab Express” was awarded with the Golden Award of “The 5th Hong Kong Outstanding Corporate Citizenship Award” (Social Enterprise Category).

“MentalCare Connect” acquired - ”Distinguished FamilyFriendly Employer Certificate” in Family-Friendly Employers Award Scheme 2013/2014”

“MentalCare Connect” was awarded “Supreme Inclusive Organisation” in “Talent-Wise Employment Charter and Inclusive Organisations Recognition Scheme”.

“Cheers Gallery” acquired SEE mark - Advanced.
2013
In Social Enterprise Award Scheme 2013, “Cheers Gallery“ Rehab Shop was awarded with “Branding and Marketing” Champion, “Employee Satisfaction” Champion, & “Customer Satisfaction” Meritorious Award.

“MentalCare Connect” acquired Silver Award of “The 4th Hong Kong Outstanding Corporate Citizenship Award” (Social Enterprise Category).
2012
Established the online platform of HA Co-op Shop.

Develop “Organisational Consumption Project” and set up “Cheers Point Net “ for the staff of associations and corporates.

Acquired 10+ Caring Company Logo.
2011
“MentalCare Connect” organized the luncheon for celebrating the Company 10th anniversary. Mr. Matthew Cheung, JP the then Secretary for Labour and Welfare Bureau, was invited as the officiated guest.

Secured the bid for the operations of Hospital Authority Staff Co-op Shop.
2010
Collaborated with Hung Fook Tong to start up the catering business in North District Hospital and “Cheers Bakery” in Tuen Mun Hospital.
2009
First street front shop of “Cheers Gallery” was opened in Nanking Street. This symbolized “Cheers Gallery” emerged to the competition of open market.
2008
“Cheers” Marketing and Promotion Services were established for strategic marketing of “Rehab Express” Magazine, physical shop and suppliers networks.
2007
Established the largest online Rehab product platform in Hong Kong and the publication of free “Rehab Express” magazine.
2006
“Rehab Express” Direct Sales Services was started up with the subsidy of “Enhancing Employment of People with Disabilities through Small Enterprise” Project.

Profit was recorded after 5-year operations.
2005
Selected “Cheers Gallery” to run the trial operations of direct sales services.
2004
Six shops of “Cheers Gallery” Convenience Stores and Rehab Shops were launched in the market.
2003
“MentalCare Connect “ successfully bid for the operations of Rehab Shop in Tseung Kwan O Hospital.
2002
MHAHK established MentalCare Connect Company Limited and further contracted with Social Welfare Department. The Company was the first batch of social enterprise receiving the funding from “Enhancing SelfReliance Through District Partnership Programme” for setting up the business.

The then Director of Social Welfare, Mrs. Carrie Lam, JP was the officiating guest of the opening ceremonies of home appliance store and “Cheers Gallery” Ruttonjee Hospital Convenience Store