A VIP reception took place at the recently opened Chan Klan Plaza Shopping Arcade and many officials and members of the Chiang Mai consulates were present to wish the owners Aem-Orn and Boonlert Buranupakorn good luck. Well known faces from the community gathered around Mayor Boonlert Buranupakorn (fifth from right) and Aem-Orn Buranupakorn (fourth from left) with guest of honor Yaowapha Wongsawas in their midst.

Following a modern tradition, the football fun match between the executives of the Imperial Mae Ping and the operations department of THAI International took place at the Municipality Stadium and ended 6:0 for THAI. Banners were exchanged at the end and a promise by the Imperial Mae Ping staff to start to practice immediately.

The Lunch Bunch Club welcomed over 20 ladies in June to a set dinner at Chan and Pauline’s Restaurant. The next meeting will be held at The Bear’s Den, in Jarernrasd Road, next to Rimping Condominium. The date is Wednesday, July 21 at noon and more information can be obtained in the Community Happenings shortly.

Caught in the Act, Mr. ‘Better not’, Iain (second from right) with his wife, Soda and Kiwi from Fish & Chips have a couple of beers after running with the HHH or perhaps after bungee jumping.

An engagement celebration was organized for Piyamat Saiwiwat (left) and Ek Setkanok by their relatives at the Empress Hotel Chiang Mai.

Jack and Jeep held their wedding reception around the pool of the Amari Rincome Hotel with friends and family being the witnesses to their marriage vows. If their marriage is as successful and entertaining as their party was, they will have a lifetime of happiness.

Saturday, June 26, Kurt’s Restaurant on Anusarn Market seemed to burst with people as restaurateur Kurt Hausammann had invited Miroslav Slanina (Mike) from Vivami Consulting Bangkok to give a lecture about ‘Your Rights in Thailand’. Guests were treated to a Swiss lunch before the talk began which was mostly attended by German and Swiss residents of Chiang Mai. (Photo: Kurt Hausammann and Miroslav Slanina.)