Dharaniphiphat Co. Ltd., led by Adulvit Kitchakarn (left), sales manager, recently presented “Aura”, a natural mineral water found in Mae Rim district of Chang Mai, to Col. Paswit Theeranej (right), Civil Affairs Division deputy director of the First Army Area. “Aura” natural mineral water was distributed to volunteers assisting during the parade at Sanam Luang during Her Majesty the Queen’s Birthday celebration.

The month of August saw the international Lunch Bunch ladies group check out the new premises of To Nobody Restaurant in Soi Tewan, and all enjoyed a large selection of Chef Joerg’s famous German food. As you can see by the broad smiles on Chef Joerg and his wife Sunisa (front right), they did not have to ask if the ladies enjoyed the food. For date and venue of the next Lunch Bunch meeting, please check our Community Happenings Page.

Suwirin Sanguansuk (2nd left), general manager of S.P. House Building which operates the Rainforest Restaurant, stopped by the new Chiangmai Mail offices to say congratulations, bringing with her gifts including Thai sweets. Norachai Prasertmanukitch (2nd right), chairman of the board, Michael Vogt (left), managing director and Phitsanu Thepthong (right), editor were on hand to gratefully receive the gifts.

Pol Lt Suchai Kengkarnkha (2nd right), managing director of Kad Suan Kaew Shopping Complex, accompanied by his assistant MD Tasanee Sungkerd (right), presented a basket of flowers to congratulate Songsak Wattanaphun (2nd left), MD of Chiang Mai Brew House Co., Ltd. on the occasion of opening a new German Beer Brewery, Kad Suan Kaew branch, at the food and entertainment (B1) floor.

From left: Dhanapume Asoke-trakul, northern champion of the Local Wisdom Thai Food Contest has teamed up with two young doctors, Somkid Dejdharma and Thaweewat Supindharma to open a new restaurant, The Pasta on Nimmanhaemin Rd. next to Eat Me! Restaurant – and has several reasonable dishes to offer.

General manager Scott Ong (front row 2nd right) of Novotel Hotel, Chiang Mai, accompanied by hotel staff presents a donation of good condition second hand carpets and curtains to Chiang Mai Provincial Hilltribe Welfare and Development Center’s representative (3rd from left) for the center’s public use.

The Rotary Club of Chiang Mai West had another motivating guest speaker: Ajarn Jimmy. Jimmy talked about his experience as an English language teacher in Asia over the last 15 years. The main feature of his talk was the development in former times compared to now and his familiarization as director of school systems towards the Webster School.

Henry Quick enjoyed Saturday night at Darling’s Wine Pub with visiting friends from California. From left: Marion and husband Bruce, old time Chiang Mai residents and now back in the USA, Karen from Santa Barbara, Jenny, the owner of Living Space (Chiang Mai) and the ever-smiling Henry Quick with his sweet Nok.