Local government and business leaders congratulated the Rotary Club of Pattaya on its 40th anniversary.
Mayor Itthiphol Kunplome and Wiwat Pattanasin, president of the Pattaya Business & Tourism Association, presented flower bouquets to club President Jamlong Passara Nov 19 at the Town in Town Hotel. The mayor also gave a plaque to social workers and community leaders participating in Rotary International.
Among the awards was the “Chonburi Model Father” prize given to Bunsanong Thipsumalee, who then donated 30,000 baht to Rotary District 3340 Past Gov. Premprecha Dibbayawan.
Jin Srikasikorn cuts the birthday cake for the Rotary Club of Pattaya’s 40th anniversary.
For the celebration, Banglamung students put on a dance performance and past District 3340 Gov. Jin Srikasikorn helped Jamlong blow out the candles on the anniversary cake. Area MPs Santsak and Poramet Ngampichet, and Banglamung District Chief Chawalit Saeng-Uthai offered their congratulations.
The Rotary Club of Pattaya was founded on Aug. 5, 1972 and chartered on Nov. 19 of that year. Meetings are held every Monday at 7 p.m. and the 350 baht ticket price includes a buffet dinner.