SOCIAL SCENE

Thida Prasitbureerak (right) of Number One Media in Chiang Mai and Sorayuth Suthassanajinda (2nd right) were two of the area’s prominent personalities to receive the royally-sponsored “Thepthong” award for outstanding work on radio and television programs in the country.

All you need to celebrate your birthday are good food, nice drinks, and a number of friends you like to be with. Birthday boy Helmut Gross celebrated at the popular German restaurant, To Nobody, together with (from left) Varapa, Elke, Mrs. Gross, Helmut, Peter, and Hilde.

The Rotary Club Chiang Mai West held its board meeting at Ban Sabai Spa Village. It was the perfect opportunity for the busy board members to nourish themselves with healthy food and spa treatments afterwards.

Chiangmai Mail’s MD Michael Vogt celebrated his birthday earlier this week, and was pleasantly surprised with a birthday cake and cheer from his team.

Muang Chiang Mai District Office assistant district officer Chanasuek Noochai (2nd right) presided over the opening ceremony of the Cheery Shop, Art Co. Ltd’s first shop on Huay Kaew Road in Chiang Mai. With him cutting the ribbon are Chotisak Arspiriya (left), of SME Bank, and at right is Cherry Shop owner Paradorn Suemanotham, with Pennapha Thanasarnsilp, chairperson of Art Co. Ltd.

A favorite hang out again is The Pub on Huey Kaew Road. Seen here are from left, Adrian O’Herlihy (Amari Rincome Hotel), Paul Clayton and David Studwicke (The Bear’s Den), David and Linda Buck (Chiang Mai School Cricket Alliance), and Sheridon Street.

Dr Suthep Pannasomboon (third right), president and CEO of Monika Motor, signed a contract with U-tat Suwitsakdanont (second right), MD of the Nim See Seng Leasing Co., Ltd., to appoint his company to be an authorized dealer to distribute Monika Motor’s All Terrain Vehicles (ATV) in the North. The ceremony was witnessed by Gan Hui Beng (first right), MD and CEO of UOB Rattanasin Bank, and Jamras Wirojjanapa (third left), Nim See Seng’s director of sales and manufacturing.