SOCIAL SCENE

A Fun Night out at Chez Gibus Grill & Restaurant for (R to L) Jan Steuten (NMCP South East Asia), Hans Voeten, Bert, Mrs. Voeten (next to Rudy van den Berg MD of Horeca Supply) and Pantinya (Joon) Srisuk.

Helping Hand radio held a Thank You party for its listeners. The daily English language assistance and information program is broadcast 7.30-9 p.m. on 93.25 MHz. Amongst the DJs and well-wishers, is Sakda Silarasit, owner of the Helping Hand Program (far R) white shirt and glasses.

Luxami Dumur-Utaipol, (center behind the cake), had a surprise birthday at Saen Kham Terrace. She was joined by (back row from L) Hans Kracke, Frank Weicks, husband Marc, (invisible) Marion Vogt, David Thomas, (front row) Prof. Guenter Meck, Wanna Thomas, and Becky Lomax.

Privy Councilor Parakorn Suwannarat and his wife Khunying Tassaneeya (second and third on the right) indulging in German delicacies at the popular ‘To Nobody’ Restaurant, hosted by Hagen Dirksen and his wife Wanpen (first and third left.

Arie J. M. de Keijzer, 2nd from left, General Manager at the Rydges Chiang Mai Hotel recently welcomed the Jesters motorcycle club from Pattaya. With their president Niclas Olssen, 25 members rode to Chiang Mai to take part in the Chiang Mai Bike Week. Arie de Keizer is a great motorcycle fan and was pleased to see the bikers at the Rydges.

Guest Speaker at the Rotary Club Chiangmai West was Asst. District Governor Veerapan Tantipong, who introduced his company’s main product, a dietary food supplement Biota, to the members. The Rotarians were given samples of the queen bee jelly derivative, which they described as quite a buzz, and will share their experiences during the next regular meeting.

Ladies Lunch Bunch Group seen during their yearly trip to the ceramic fair. Lunch was just a ‘resting for tired feet’ before full scale shopping ensued. Everybody enjoyed themselves and filled the bus with purchases. The next meeting will be a Pot Luck Lunch and details can be obtained in the Chiangmai Mail Community Happenings.