Inthira Subhasaen, President of the Chiang Mai
Red Cross and wife of Governor Tanin Subhasaen, modeled a gorgeous sari for
the charity event.
By Shana Kongmun
The Lions Saraphi Club held a night to remember at the Empress Hotel on
Monday, December 10, 2012 as Chiang Mai dressed up in their finest Indian
costumes. The evening was a roaring success as everyone enjoyed the
traditional Indian wedding, dancers performing Indian dances, and a fashion
show featuring all the styles of Indian clothing from around the nation with
the Governor’s lovely wife, Inthira Subhasaen, as one of the models. The
Indian Consul Dhirendra Singh Garbyal was joined on stage by Japanese Consul
General in welcoming the crowd and the Indian Consul offered his
congratulations on such a successful fundraising party.
Funds raised from the evening will go towards purchasing bicycles for
schoolchildren who live far from schools out in the countryside.
Inthira Subhasaen joins members of the Lions
Club Saraphi onstage for the opening.
Zonta members, led by President
Raya Luelai (far right) take the stage at the event.
By Shana Kongmun
Zonta Chiang Mai, the International women’s organization that works to aid women
and children in need organized a fundraising barbecue and buffet at Punna Place
on Nimmanhaemin Soi 6 on Saturday December 8, 2012. Zonta funds many charitable
endeavors including adopt an orphan which assists the impoverished grandmothers
raising their grandchildren with scholarships to pay for education, Wildflower
Home which helps women fleeing abusive situations start new lives and many other
The buffet dinner was well attended by friends, family and Zonta supporters and
Pasta Paradise and Rimping Supermarket helped sponsor the food while Horeca
sponsored the drinks. Raya Luelai, President of Zonta welcomed the crowd and
thanked them for their support. A magic show and clowns kept the kids enthralled
and live music kept the party going. For more information about Zonta
The evening was family friendly
with clowns, prizes and delicious food.
Raya Luelai and Pasta Paradise
owner Suwannee Roncoroni who helped provide much of the delicious food.