CMIRC members were not able to have their regular every other Sunday morning visits to the patients and their families at Burma Children Medical Fund (BCMF) B.K. Kee Patient House here in Chiang Mai where members socialize, play games, bring food and engage in craft projects with the patients and their families. The Patient House remains closed to visitors during the upsurge in Covid-19 cases in Chiang Mai. Basic supplies are dropped off there every other Sunday.
CMIRC members Bill T. and Nicha organized the donation of 200 survival food packages to migrant workers in Doi Saket and Chiang Dao.
February was the wrap-up of the Children’s Winter Clothing Appeal by President Dylan (and family) to people of people of Northern Thailand in need of warm clothing for the winter.
Tuesday, February 1, the first Tuesday of the month regular CMIRC meeting on ZOOM. The program was presented by Sombat Tapanya Ph.D. on the topic: "Peace Culture Foundation – What We have Been Doing so Far”.
Wednesday, February 9, we had our 9@9 ZOOM meeting to stay in touch with our club members wherever they may be in the world.
Tuesday, February 15, third Tuesday of the month regular meeting was moved to Thursday, February 17 to accommodate the District Governor’s schedule.
Thursday, February 17, the annual visit by the D3360 District Governor Jirayuth Hirunyawat and his spouse to the club. Two new Paul Harris Fellows were recognized (Nick and Bill P., pictured below with the DG and P. Dylan) and a new Honorary Member inducted (Phijitra Schorr).
Friday, February 18, the Chiang Mai Expats Club (CEC) breakfast was held at The Dukes at Maya Mall, where we promote CMIRC and swap "Change for Children" owl banks. The club was represented by Rotarians Dylan, Ken, David, Nancy, Gary and Roger.
Monday, February 21, the 8th birthday for chartering of the Chiang Mai International Rotary Club.
Tuesday, February 22, the monthly CMIRC Board meeting at the Royal Peninsula Hotel.
Wednesday, February 23, the 117th birthday of Rotary International.