SOCIAL SCENE

Chiangmai Mail sales executives Komgrid Painudsa (2nd right) and Duangmanee Chuayen (right) present a vase of flowers to congratulate Jarin Pongyen (2nd left), the director of Laddarom Chiangmai Housing Project, and Ms Thipawal Thongthawee (left), the receptionist at Laddarom Chiangmai during the opening of the housing project’s new phase to be developed in Chiang Mai by Quality House Co., Ltd. (Public)

Reflexology massage as a charity event - Who would have thought that these girls and boys could collect over 10,000 baht in one day? They decided to dedicate one day’s income to a very worthwhile organization. Gareth Lavell from Rejoice Children Program received the money for his AIDS kids who are visited and cared for by the RUDP (Rejoice Urban Development Project). It will buy medication and necessities for children who long ago lost their faith in miracles. If you are interested to know more, you can contact Gareth at: [email protected] rejoice-charity.com

Rathawuthi Meesook (center) has been appointed as the new chief of Chiang Mai Provincial Public Health Office, and is seen here receiving a basket of flowers from a Lotus Pang Suan Kaew Hotel sales representative on the occasion of his new assignment by the Public Health Ministry.

Rotarian Charin Adha-on-ake (right), the assistant governor 2002-03, District 3360, Rotary International presents a bouquet of flowers to congratulate Rotarian Surin Chaiveerathai (left), who was selected president of the Rotary Club of Naresuan, Phitsanulok Province during the installation ceremony for new club executives.

Executive Chef Adrian W. O’Herlihy (right) from the Amari Rincome Hotel really showed off his ‘American skills’ on Independence Day (4th of July). Nothing was missing of a typical Independence Day Lunch. He and his employees proved once again that the skill of a chef does not end in the kitchen. The always present Adrian was seen cutting turkey, turning hamburgers on the BBQ, chatting with guests and he even found time to pose for a picture with his staff.

The Rotary Club of Chiang Mai West declared President Manit’s (front row wearing necktie) 1st ever meeting an ‘unofficial one’ and celebrated this decision with a fellowship. What an enjoyable evening with many guests who all came to wish President Manit a great year of success. The photo makes it hard to believe that this club is an ‘only men’ Rotary Club.

Thanom Wongkeeree, director of the Mae Sariang Department of Education reads in Chiangmai Mail about the projects in his district financed by the Samsara Foundation from the Netherlands.

Two school directors from Mae Sariang District read the Chiangmai Mail to find out about the projects realized at their schools by the Samsara Foundation from the Netherlands.