First Family Fun Day a great success

Friday, 09 November 2012 From Issue Vol. XX No. 45 By  Stewart Fraser

On Saturday, October 20, the 1st Annual Family Fun Day was held at the beautiful Horseshoe Point with the disadvantaged children from the Hand to Hand Foundation being special guests. This event was arranged by some local businessmen who spared no cost to treat the children to one of the most amazing days of their lives.

With free hamburgers, hot dogs and as much candy floss and ice cream they could eat for free, this was a great start. All of the children were given money to play games, ride on the toy train and have fun on the bouncy castle. They were also transported to and from the venue in a huge double-decker bus and even this was an adventure for the children.

Deputy Mayor Ronakit Ekasingh presides over the official opening ceremony.  He also presented medals to games winners, joined by Stewart Fraser (2nd right) and Russell Jay Darrell (right).Deputy Mayor Ronakit Ekasingh presides over the official opening ceremony.  He also presented medals to games winners, joined by Stewart Fraser (2nd right) and Russell Jay Darrell (right).

All day there was a competitive cricket match between the Australian and English teams. At the half time interval the children had the opportunity to play some games such as an egg and spoon race, wheelbarrow race and tug of war. At the end of day the Aussies were victorious champions.

The raffle had an incredible range of prizes and generated a lot of excitement when the prizes were drawn at the end of the day.

The proceeds of the day went to help support the Hand to Hand Foundation and the Sawang Boriboon Foundation.

A big thanks to all of the sponsors and supporters who made this day so special, especially thanks to Acorn our major sponsor!

We raised 638,000baht.

Steve Graham (right) MD of Acorn Distribution, the major sponsor of the event.Steve Graham (right) MD of Acorn Distribution, the major sponsor of the event.

The Pattaya Yoga Club demonstrates various yoga techniques.The Pattaya Yoga Club demonstrates various yoga techniques.

Family fun day is truly fun for the whole family.Family fun day is truly fun for the whole family.

A competitive and fun cricket match between the Australians and English.A competitive and fun cricket match between the Australians and English.

Many interesting prizes are up for grabs in the grand raffle draw.Many interesting prizes are up for grabs in the grand raffle draw.

It’s the little things that make the difference.It’s the little things that make the difference.

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