Pattaya Elderly Club cerebrates Mother’s Day

Friday, 24 August 2012 From Issue Vol. XX No. 34 By  Vittaya Yoondorn

The Pattaya Elderly Club commemorated the 80th birthday of HM the Queen with a traditional religious ceremony.

Pattaya Permanent Secretary Pakorn Sukhonthachat attended the Aug. 10 ceremony at city hall with members from the Sukhumvit, South Pattaya, Central Pattaya and Naklua branches dressing in traditional Thai costumes and inviting nine monks from Chaimongkol Temple to deliver lectures on Buddhist dharma.

Beautiful women take part in the Pattaya Elderly Club’s Mother’s Day Beauty Contest. Beautiful women take part in the Pattaya Elderly Club’s Mother’s Day Beauty Contest.

The theme of the sermon was Mother’s Day and how a mother’s debt can never be repaid. Monks also discussed the importance of giving alms and making merit.

The club also held a Mother’s Day Beauty Contest with up to two participants from each branch. Club members then put on a traditional Thai dance performance.

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