The current poor economic in Thailand has remarkably affected the earning ability of the lower middle and the lower income people. Part of them has to depend on illegal occupation such as drug trafficking, smuggling, and robbery. The establishment of a community center is a choice where these people in the community could have a good opportunity to learn and practice new skills for new careers in order to find a legitimate and better jobs, and to be able to support themselves and their families, enabling them not return to those illegal jobs again.
This career service center is located at 96 Moo 7, Thambone Pukrang, Ampur Phra Buddhabat ,Saraburi Province, Thailand. The beneficiaries of this career center will be the lower income people, and the youth detention in Saraburi and Lop Buri provinces. This includes those who are under the offense and probation, who are the detainees, women who have been abandoned by her husband, who are a single mom, who are divorced, whose husband dies, or is prosecuted for the offense, or is in imprisonment, etc.)
The Rotary Club of Bangkok celebrated the 85th Anniversary at the Grand Hyatt Erawan! Many thanks to all members and guests for attending this auspicious event!
Annual Banquet and Installation of the Board of Directors and Officers 2015-2016
Date: Thursday, 25 June 2015
Venue : The Grand Ballroom, Grand Hyatt Erawan Hotel
The Rotary Club of Bangkok, joint sponsor club of Rotary Club of Yangon (RCY), has also responded swiftly with a cash donation of US$2000 raised from members and two boxes (over 20kgs) of medicines.
Report on Myanmar Flood Relief Operation
On Thursday, Aug. 20, after laying flowers at the Brahman Shrine at the corner of Raj Prasong intersection in memorial of the victims of a bomb on Aug. 17, members of the Rotary Club of Bangkok and President Victor Lo Yik Kee of Rotary Club of Kowloon East posed for a group photo in front of RCB sign that stood 20 meters away and unaffected. The sign that announces the meeting date and venue of the Rotary Club of Bangkok was raised on the first day of the Rotary presidency of PP Chamnong Watanagase in 2011 on the pavement in front of Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok Hotel.
9 members (PDG. Gen. Saiyut, Ann Rtn. Eva, AG Santi, IPP Suraphon, PP Chamnong, Rtn. Wichai and Rtn. Vasana) from our club attended the regular lunch meeting of Rotary Club of Dhonburi lead by P. Chiemi and Rtn. Kamol, Fellowship & Inter-Club Relations Director on Wednesday, 19th Aug. at Narai Hotel.
The participants of Inter-Club Delegations visit of this Rotary year 2015-2016 are RC Dhonburi, RC Bangkok South, RC Royal Hua Hin, RC Pathumwan, RC Sraprathum, RC Bangkapi and RC Bangkok.