Ripley’s rewards Pattaya beach run organizers


Somporn Naksuetrong (left), Vice President of Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Thailand, presented a certificate of recognition to Praichit Jetapai, Chairwoman of YWCA Bangkok-Pattaya Center, who organised the ‘Largest Beach Charity Walk-Run in Thailand’ recently. Also on hand to witness the handover was Rattanachai Suttidechanai, Vice Chairman of the Pattaya City Council. The three-kilometer event had 2,000 participants and was the third “Charity Walk-Run on Pattaya City Beach for Children and Women 2015.” The winner of the competition received Her Royal Highness Princess Soamsawalee’s cup and a part of the money raised from this event will be added to the budget to construct new buildings for schools in remote areas and to purchase bullet proof jackets for soldiers on duty in the three Southern border provinces.