Vol. XIII No. 52
Friday December 30 -
Wheelchair appeal raises 130,008 baht
Then doubled by BUPA
Tony Banfield and his
wife Dolic from Saren’s
Even though the attendance was down due to all the pre Christmas events, this didn’t deter those who did attend to drink the barrel dry that John Smith’s had donated, and try and clear the Queen Victoria’s Gin and Tiger cans!
The sponsors who were in attendance on the evening were Kevin Fisher of Cranes and Equipment Asia Co Ltd, Tony Banfield G.M. for Sarens Asia Co Ltd, Donna Pollard BUPA Thailand representing BUPA U.K., Rob Murray from Fluid Asia Pacific and Vic King of the Queen Victoria Inn. Unfortunately, due to work commitments, Terry Schofield of North Shore Real Estate couldn’t make the evening and was sorely missed.
Kevin Fisher of Cranes
Rotary Club Krasang-Buriram President Peter Rottmann also attended, as he was the one that had approached Malcolm and Christina Boden about the plight of these unfortunate children and young adults.
The children are the Charity Club’s main priority, but it looks like with the amount raised some of the adults can also be helped.
The club has had an amazing response to this, their latest appeal. Terry Schofield from North Shore Real Estate Jomtien and BUPA Thailand each donated the entire cost of a wheelchair.
Kevin Fisher from Cranes and Equipment Asia Co. Ltd, Tony Banfield, G.M. of Sarens Asia Co, Ltd and Middy Campbell each donated the entire cost for 2 wheelchairs.
Bertrum Bear helped the Charity Club of Pattaya raise over 130,000 baht, which was then doubled by BUPA U.K.
The generosity didn’t stop there, as Donna
Pollard, who works for BUPA here in Pattaya, contacted community connections at
BUPA in the
Of course, Bertrum Bear, the club’s well loved mascot was in attendance, proudly dressed in his John Smith T-shirt, keeping the singer company and overseeing the raffle, now re-named the John Seymour Collection!
The Charity Club of Pattaya would like to thank all sponsors, all who donated money for the wheelchairs and to all those who attended and supported the Charity Club yet again.
The fantastic sum of 130,008 baht was raised
and thanks to BUPA
Meanwhile, club members have been doing the
accounts with Vic and suddenly realised that due to the fantastic amount raised
on Friday December 9, the Charity Club of Pattaya is immensely proud to
announce to supporters, sponsors and friends that since the club was formed (on
Friends and supporters should all be congratulated on this achievement as the Charity Club of Pattaya couldn’t have done any of this without their valued support.
The charities that have benefited from the
money raised money are: The School for the Deaf, the Street Kids,
The Charity Club of Pattaya’s motto will always remain the same: “What we raise is what they get.”
Malcolm and Christina Boden as co-founders
and Vic King of the