The Lions Club of Pattaya Taksin rallied students from local schools and Lions Club members to give blood for HM the Queen’s 84th birthday.
Pattaya Acting Mayor Chanapong Sriviset and Lions Club President Jittima Palakawong kicked off the Aug. 5 blood drive at Royal Garden Plaza. Donations were given to Queen Savang Vadhana Memorial Hospital.
In all, the drive collected 24,750 cc of blood and 17,500 cc of platelets.
Jittima also used the occasion to announce plans for a Loy Krathong boys and girls pageant in November. The contest will be open for tykes 3-6 years old.
The club also will host a music contest for Father’s Day in December for students from Pattaya-area schools.