Nine monks from Wat Nong-oo blessed members and attendees, who presented food to the monks along with flowers. The priests then poured water on the hands of the elderly.
Club members also put on a “dance to invite the lords” and donated 23,330 baht to the club’s welfare fund. City officials added 6,000 baht of their own.
Mrs. Pranee Maneesarn (center), president of the Pattaya Elderly Club, with club committee members pray and receive blessings from monks during their New Year celebrations.