Joy’s House Green Party
On December 1st, Joy held an Open Day at her Guest House
(Joy’s House) to celebrate and promote her second project ‘Children’s
Shelter Home Union’. She used the party to promote the ‘Green issues’ and
‘saving the world’.
with the kids from the Children’s Shelter Home Union of Chiang Mai.
The event included performances, dancing and singing, by the children and
also a painting auction to raise money for the Shelter. The children have
become excellent cooks and devised various canapés and snacks for the guests
to try out.
The Children’s Shelter is near the Night Safari close to Hang Dong, it looks
after 12 deaf and dumb children.
Joy is one of the founders of ‘School For Life’ and is still their ‘mother’.
Many of the SFL kids came to help out at the Open Day. They would like to
raise money to buy blankets for the kids at SFL - there are about 150 kids
and the good blankets cost 500 baht each.
The SFL is approximately 9 kilometres north of Doi Saket on HM The Kings
Project - and it is very cold out there. This is an urgent request.
Anybody wishing to help out - please contact Dominique on 0814816961 or
Siriporn on 053-854-213. Alternatively if you want to help the Children’s
Shelter you can make a donation at any Siam Commerical Bank - name of
account Children’s Shelter Home Union, account number 843-204826-6.
Shampoo, Pat, Charlotte, Sui,
Leonie, Mareike and the dog!
Skålleagues chill out
at monthly meeting
Skålleagues and guests brave the chilly
weather toasting each other with
the Pisco to keep them warm.
Mom Luang Preeyapun Sridhavat, Honorary Consul of the Republic of Peru
was the guest of honour at the November meeting of Skål International
Chiang Mai & North Thailand held at the rooftop of the Amari Rincome
late last month.
Mr Thomas Fernandez Director of Iceberg-Thai Co. Ltd. hosted the dinner
and introduced the Pisco - the national drink of Peru. As the weather
was rather chilly, members and guests welcomed this Peruvian drink as it
kept them warm and hearty.
Skål is the only international organisation, which brings together all
branches of the travel and tourism industry. Representing the industry’s
managers and executives, Skålleagues meet at local, national and
international level in an environment of friendship to discuss subjects
of common interest.
Salsa and belly dance
workshops coming to town
Rare opportunity to learn
the moves from a pro
Apple, a professional dance instructor from Bangkok will be coming to
Chiang Mai on December 18 to conduct Salsa and belly dancing workshops.
APPLE is a native Thai who started her passion in dancing after
graduating from Harvard Graduate School of Design. She studied with top
Salsa instructors in New York such as Eddie Torres, Frankie Martinez,
Santo Rico, Carlos Konig, Duplessy Walker, Jimmy Anton, etc. After many
years of Salsa, she expanded her horizon to Bellydance, Carnival Samba,
Samba de Gafiera, Zouk, Afro-Cuban, Afro-Caribbean, Argentine Tango, and
Modern Dance. She traveled to Cuba, London, Buonos Aires, Dominican
Republic, and Guadeloupe to explore the roots of various world dances
Apple founded rumPUREE – world dance studio in Bangkok, Thailand and she
is also the organizer of Salsabangkok Fiesta, the yearly Salsa festival
to promote Salsa and world dance in Thailand.
The salsa workshop will take place on December 18 from 18:30 – 19:30 and
the belly dance workshop from 20:00 – 21:00. The cost is 300 baht per
workshop. The event will be held at Soi 7 Suthep Rd (across from the big
back gate of CMU). For reservations and exact details on the location
please contact Linda: Tel 0861 871263. E-mail: [email protected]