The Pattaya Sports Club held their Summer Party on July 4, which coincided with American Independence Day, so naturally the theme chosen for the festivities would be a “Cowboy Night”. The summer roundup saw cowboys and cowgirls of all ages “head ‘em up and move ‘em out” to the grand ballroom at the Holiday Inn.
President Peter Malhotra welcomed the guests and outlined a brief history of the PSC, stressing the support the club has received from many individuals and groups over the years. “Pattaya Sports Club has changed a lot over the years, but still remains true to what we set out to do. As a founding member of the club, I am delighted with what has been achieved over the years. The dedication and commitment of the committee means that thousands of people’s lives have been changed for the better. All of this comes from the members, without them there would be nothing. The club is embracing many types of sports, broadening the net, making the club more attractive and in turn enabling us to continue doing what we do best, ‘Promoting Sports and Supporting Local Charities’.
A number of local personalities attended the soirée including Nittaya Patimasongkroh, a member of the registered committee, Elfi Seitz, designer of the club logo, and Vutikorn Kamolchote, president of the Rotary Club of Jomtien-Pattaya, the civil engineer who planned and built our clubhouse many years ago.
Staunch supporters of the golf section, Andrew Cornelio – Director of Sales and Jirapol Kaemajaree – Golf Consultant at the Pattana Golf Club & Resort including Rachan Buahin, Sales Manager of Mytt Beach Resort were also in attendance.
The evening commenced with the thrilling Khon Dance presented by children from Nong Ket Yai School. They performed a whole segment of the epic tale of Ramakien (Ramayana) much to the fascination and enjoyment of the guests both Thai and foreign.
Guests were also charmed by the performance of little children from the Child Protection & Development Center (CPDC) under the care of Mrs. Radchada Chomjinda, director of the Human Help Network Foundation Thailand. (HHNFT) and Siromes Akjrapongpanich, the assistant director.
Whilst the grown-ups were wetting their whistles served by pretty saloon girls, Tim Hedges performed Elton John’s top hits. He was quite impressive and received accolades from the audience.
Michael Good Man Sing band performed rock and roll songs, while a male heart-throb singer belted out popular Thai Esan songs, much to the delight of the local ladies and their energetic dudes on the dance floor.
At the end of the evening raffle prizes were drawn. Prizes included dinner vouchers from the various establishments in Pattaya with the main prizes being 2 half-baht-weight gold chains.
A hearty hand shake of gratitude and appreciation goes to PSC Social Chairman Paul Cornwell, who planned and executed an excellent Summer Party this year.
Y’all come back to our Christmas party now ya hear.