FEG 60 years anniversary celebration was cancelled due to the heavy impact of Morakot Typhoon in 2009. Apart from donating 60 million NTD, FEG also assist to relocate 5 elementary and junior high schools in Taoyuan District at Kaohsiung and in charge of the maintenance for at least 6 months. On the donation ceremony at September 2nd, 5 principals paid their appreciations to good deeds FEG has done. The mayor Mr. Yang, Choxin also commented that he was impressed and touched that FEG celebrated its birthday with actual actions to help people.
28th of August, 2009, middle scale typhoon Morakot, with it slow pace, roaming over Taiwan. It has rained over 3000mm high and under the full moon impact, the south Taiwan was heavily injured. Far Eastern Memorial Hospital on 12th of August sent its rescue team consisting 2 senior ER doctor, 1 family doctor, 2 nurses, 1 administrative staff and 1 driver as well as ER technitian to south Taiwan for related medical rescue work. It is also one of the earliest medical rescue team at the time
Yuan Ze University set up a 20 million NTD fund for students suffered from the Morakot typhoon. On 21st of August, the school also leaded avolunteer team formed by the students helping with the reconstruction aftermath of the flood.
FEG 60 Years Thanks Giving Celebration was held on 20th of October afternoon at NTU Sport Center. Over 4000 representing employees from all affiliates joined together. We also have video conference with overseas companies, so more staffs can join the celebration.
FEG held a Image Collection competition to invite all group related photos. Many participants owns many precious memory with FEG. Many second generations dig out family old photos of their parents to witness the years with FEG.
Far Eastern Magazine held "FE and Me" article compeition for 60 years celebration. Totaling 34 companies and 151 staffs have submitted their articles. Every piece of the article consist a wonderful and touching memory. And these memories are representing the history of FEG for this 60 years.
Every Chinese new year is the off peak period for blood bank. In order to have sufficient blood sources, FEG held "FE 60, Blood 60" and to collect over 600,000 cc of blood. Starting with FE Memorial Hospital on 26th of Jan, on 8th of Febuary 2010, 12 sites including Taipei Metro Tower, SOGO Chungli store, FE New Century Hsinchu Xinpu Factory, Amart Taichung store, Tainan Everest Factory, FE Department Store Kaohsiung store and Asia Cement Hualien Factory were taking the relay and donating blood on the same day.