The inaugural meeting of the Chiang Mai Trader’s Club took place at the Pasta Cafe. Great fun, great friends, great food say the organizers. Chiang Mai Trader’s Club meets weekly on Thursday nights at 6 p.m., and is happy to welcome all speculators, traders, investors and financial advisors.

H.S.H. Prince Bhisadej Rajani was amongst the guests celebrating the 44th birthday of Adrian O’Herlihy (executive chef of Amari Rincome Hotel) at The Pub. Photo shows H.S.H. Prince Bhisadej Rajani (third from left), with birthday boy Adrian O’Herlihy (second from left) shortly before blowing out the candles.

Amora Rydges Hotel was the venue for a seminar on ‘Crises and opportunities of Chiang Mai in the future’. The subject was presented by Vice Governor Prinya Panthong and Chalermchart Nakarangkul, vice president of the Chiangmai Chamber of Commerce.

The Hole-In-The-Wall grand opening took place last Saturday with curious ‘first timers’ and relaxed ‘regulars’ enjoying the stress free atmosphere of this new Chiang Mai ‘watering hole’. Denville, Rosemary and Hunsa (second right) Wong made it a family affair to personally take care of their guests. ‘Hole-In-The Wall’ now has home delivery service. More information regarding where and what, see our Community Happenings page.

Past and current presidents and other representatives from the 14 Rotary Clubs in Chiang Mai got together at the Amari Rincome’s La Gritta Restaurant to exchange views and feedback from the recent joint installation party, attended by almost 400 Rotarians.

‘Darling’ Daeng’s birthday party at Darling Wine Bar on Huey Kaew Road saw a whole delegation of Lanna International School’s High School teachers (from left) Carolyn, Joy, ‘Darling’ Daeng, David Brown, Amy and Lucas.

Cheryl Wheeler (right), head of Payap University’s Study Abroad Program, invited her counterpart from Chiang Mai University International Center, Sutthichok Linprasert (left), to participate in the student-guidance event “Make Me Smart on Campus”.

Chitra Klanprayoon (right) from Ban Sabai Spa Village donating scholarships and congratulating Acharn Sodsre Paoinjan who became head of the mass communication department at Chiang Mai University.