The talk of Dr. Apichana from Suan
Dok Hospital was well received at the last board meeting, leading up
to the forthcoming charity event at the rooftop of Hillside Condominium.
Dr. Apichana introduced the work of the Foundation for the Welfare and
Rehabilitation of the Disabled in Chiang Mai (FWRDC), under the Royal
Patronage of HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn. From left: John
Whight, Guy Pace, Steve Yarnold, Marion Vogt, Dr.
Howard C. Graves and in the front, Khun Gik and Dr.
21 members of the Ladies Lunch Bunch Group
met for their October Lunch at ‘The Gallery’ with a beautiful setting
overlooking the Ping River. Everybody gathered around Erica Crutchley
(seated, third from left) who was happy to join after her serious illness and
congratulated her on her unbroken spirit and her love of life. The Gallery
buffet was delicious and many ladies lingered afterwards to catch up. The next
meeting of the Ladies Lunch Bunch Club will be on November 9 at the Empress
Hotel, as always at midday.
A welcome cocktail reception at Nakornping
Condo was held for Bill Tanner from Los Angeles, by his friends who
already reside in Chiang Mai. Bill has decided after many holidays in Thailand,
to ‘trial’ residency in Northern Thailand. (From left) Lawrence Goldberg,
John Cooley, Dr. Howard C. Graves and ‘the new kid in town’, Bill
Pol Gen Chitchai Wannasathit, deputy
prime minister and minister of justice, together with Tesco Lotus chairman Sunthorn
Arunanondchai, presented 50,000 baht for Thais Foundation scholarships to
needy schoolchildren with good grades in Mae Sai district, on the occasion of
opening the 13th Tesco Lotus Value
Store in Mae Sai, Chiang Rai. 20,000 baht of customer donations was also donated
to the Wiang Pang Kham Community Assistance Fund.
guests and dignitaries attended the Royal Thai Police Day 2005 on October 13 at Chiang
Mai Immigration Office. (From left) Insp. Kanokpun Roobkajorn with
three guests, next to Asst. Prof. Somsak Eiamsrithong, Vice President of
North Chiang Mai University; British Hon. Consul Jon Glendinning,
Japanese Consul General Katsuhiro Shinohara, Dararat Shinawatra,
and George Sioris, former Greek Ambassador with guest. All were warmly
welcomed by Pol. Col. Phirojana Paresakul, Chiang Mai’s Immigration
The management of the Rydges Amora Tapae
Chiangmai Hotel arranged their annual fire training for all hotel staff on
how to act and react in case of an emergency.
The Green Oasis, new German Restaurant
and Bar, opened its doors, and Austrian Nikki was on hand to present
Operations Manager Khun Orapin (Toi) an opening present. The Green Oasis
is on Kochasarn Road, behind Bake & Bite shop, and offers delicious meals, a
glass of wine or a freshly prepared cocktail in a cozy atmosphere.