Banglamung School raised more than 670,000 baht at a merit-making ceremony to raise funds to renovate a two-story conference hall.
Pattaya City Council President Urit Nantasurasak lit candles as he presided over the Sept. 1 ceremony attended by students, teachers, public officials and community leaders.
Local residents and business owners formed a queue to donate, with Nopparat Uppala, manager at the Colosseum transvestite cabaret handing over 8,999 baht. He also organized a Lanna folklore performance.
Noppadon Luangon, the director of Banglamung School, receives a donation from Nopparat Uppala, manager of costumes and accessories at the Colosseum Show Pattaya.
Vimolthammasit, abbot of Wat Chong Lom and chief of Huay Yai monk’s committee, presided over the religious ceremony. The 500-person conference hall needs a new ventilation system and monks blessed those who donated the funds.