BULLETIN

  • Roger Lindley

What You May Have Missed in November 2020


The regular every other Sunday morning visits by club members to the patients and their families at Burma Children Medical Fund's 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 regular pick-up of clothes and other items deposited in our Winter Clothing appeal boxes at the local Rimping and Makro stores and the delivery of these donations to the villages in the high-altitude villages in northern Thailand.

On the first and third Fridays of the month, club members attended the Chiang Mai Expats Club breakfasts to promote CMIRC and swap "Change for Children" owl banks.

CMIRC's School Vision Screening Project delivered glasses to the schools visited in October but took a break from screenings due to school exams and holidays in November. The screenings will resume in December with a roar!

Tuesday, November 3 at 7 pm, at our regular club meeting at the Royal Peninsula Hotel, the program was presented by presented by Ying Charm Hom of the Shan Women's Action Network (SWAN) on "The Work and Mission of of the Shan Women's Action Network in Northern Thailand and the Shan State."

Monday, November 9 our monthly 9at9 ZOOM meeting at 9 PM to stay in contact with club members who are presently isolated in overseas, unable to return to Thailand.

Friday, November 13 the D3360 Awards Ceremony at Tulou Restaurant (below) where our club was recognized by Immediate Past District Governor Kamolsak for accomplishments during RY 2019-2020.

Monday, November 16 the ZOOM meeting at 9 m with the Grand Monadnock Rotary Club (New Hampshire, USA) where we talked about our clubs and how we might possibly work together.

Tuesday, November 17 at 7 PM our CMIRC regular club meeting at the Royal Peninsula Hotel where Dr. Michael Schafer of The Warm Heart Foundation spoke on the topic "The Environmental Projects of the Warm Heart Foundation".

Wednesday, November 18 at 7:30 PM the ZOOM meeting with the Rotary Club of Oviedo (Florida, USA) where they learned about our club and we discussed potential ways to cooperate together.

Monday, November 23 and Tuesday, November 24 club members conducted "mock interviews" with students at Chiang Mai International School to help with English-language proficiency.

Tuesday, November 24 at 1:00 PM, we had our monthly Board Meeting at the Royal Peninsula Hotel.

Saturday, November 28 CMIRC had display table at the monthly Chiang Mai Expats Club general meeting at Le Meridien Hotel.

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