Posted by Martin Harrison on Nov 08, 2019
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On Wednesday 6th November 2019 the 3330 District Governor Sakon Uengsroithong and his wife Siriphat Uengsroithong from the RC Yala in the south of Thailand paid an official visit to the Rotary Club Royal Hua Hin.
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Posted by Martin Harrison on Nov 07, 2019
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The 10th Anniversary of the Amateur Golf Classic is fast approaching and as a thank you to the support from the continued support from sponsors, the Rotary Club of Royal Hua Hin and the Golf Committee issued certificates to the following companies during the week commencing Monday 28th October.
Golf Tournament Update Martin Harrison 2019-11-06 17:00:00Z 0
Posted by Martin Harrison on Nov 05, 2019
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On Wednesday 30th October 2019 the Rotary Club Royal Hua Hin welcomed Dr Michael Gubser of the Help4People Foundation from Switzerland to Hua Hin.  Dr Gubser attended the weekly meeting on Tuesday 29th October where he was updated on the Anuban Hua Hin Nongkhon School project and had the opportunity to personally visit the School.

Welcome Dr Gubser Martin Harrison 2019-11-04 17:00:00Z 0
Posted by Martin Harrison on Sep 29, 2019
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On Friday 20th September 2019 President Napa Keawtem from the Rotary Club of Royal Hua Hin presented a further cheque for THB 183,937 to Basic Education Commission members for Anuban Hua Hin Nongkhon School.
Help 4 People Donation Martin Harrison 2019-09-28 17:00:00Z 0
Posted by Martin Harrison on Sep 23, 2019
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As a part of the Rotary Club of Royal Hua Hin’s ongoing project of Environmentally Sustainable concepts, members of the project committee led by Gitte Iversen working closely with Clean Hua Hin and the Municipality of Hua Hin arranged a mass clean up around a number of locations surrounding the Wat Khao Klai Lat Temple in Khao Takiab.
World Cleanup Day 21st September 2019 Martin Harrison 2019-09-22 17:00:00Z 0
Posted by Martin Harrison on Sep 15, 2019
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On the 7th and 8th September 2019 the Stamford International University held the IEEE YESIST12 (Youth Endeavors for Social Innovation using Sustainable Technology) International Project Competition. The first time this event has been held in the Kingdom of Thailand.
A First for the Kingdom Martin Harrison 2019-09-14 17:00:00Z 0
Posted by Martin Harrison on Sep 08, 2019
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On 7th September at the opening ceremony of the Youth Endeavors for Social Innovation using Sustainable Technology 12 (YESIST 12) finals, banners were exchanged with two visiting Rotary Clubs from India. 
Banner Exchange With Indian Clubs Martin Harrison 2019-09-07 17:00:00Z 0
Posted by Martin Harrison on Sep 07, 2019
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On Tuesday 3rd September over 20 Rotarians and guests from the Rotary Club of Royal Hua Hin met at the Laksasubha Resort in Hua Hin for their monthly fellowship evening.
Fellowship Evening Laksasubha Martin Harrison 2019-09-06 17:00:00Z 0
Posted by Martin Harrison on Sep 05, 2019
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UPDATE:  On September 21st the Rotary Club of Royal Hua Hin will once again be participating in the World Cleanup Day.  This year they will be taking things a step further and having 100 special t shirts made. 
World Cleanup Day Latest Martin Harrison 2019-09-04 17:00:00Z 0
Posted by Martin Harrison on Sep 03, 2019
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The Anuban Hua Hin School Ban Nongkhon is only around 10 kilometers from central Hua Hin however that proximity has its disadvantages.It turns out that their location falls just outside the Hua Hin Municipality ‘funding zone.’ 
Presentation of THB 1 Million to Anuban Hua Hin School Martin Harrison 2019-09-02 17:00:00Z 0
Posted by Martin Harrison on Sep 01, 2019
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The Rotary Club of Royal Hua Hin has developed a close relationship with the Anuban Hua Hin School Ban Nongkhon over the past few years.

In 2016 RCRHH provided financial support to build six toilets for the school three each for girls and boys.

Presentation at Anuban Hua Hin School Ban Nongkhon Martin Harrison 2019-08-31 17:00:00Z 0
Posted by Martin Harrison on Aug 15, 2019
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On September 21st the Rotary Club of Royal Hua Hin will once again be participating in the World Cleanup Day.  This year they will be taking things a step further and having 100 special t shirts made. 
World Cleanup Day Martin Harrison 2019-08-14 17:00:00Z 0
Posted by Martin Harrison on Aug 05, 2019
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In January 2019, The Rotary Club of Royal Hua Hin entered into a mutual agreement and signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Hua Hin Municipality and other local organisations with the aim to Love Hua Hin, Preserve the Environment, and Promote Healthy Lifestyles among the general public.

Rotary Helps Clean Hua Hin Martin Harrison 2019-08-04 17:00:00Z 0
Posted by Martin Harrison on Aug 04, 2019
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UPDATE:  What a great day for students Dee Dee Kosin and Kwanthip Phutdee, who thanks to Rotarian Lizzy Ginsell with support from the Rotary Club of Royal Hua Hin, have started their first day of studies at Stamford International University.  Click below for pictures and WATCH THIS SPACE for updates on these two bright youngsters.  
Lizzy's Stars...UPDATE Martin Harrison 2019-08-03 17:00:00Z 0
Posted by Martin Harrison on Aug 03, 2019
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Sometimes when the ‘Stars Align’ there’s an amazing outcome.  In this case the ‘Stars’ were Hua Hin’s Multi-Culture Club legend and Rotarian Lizzy Ginsel, the Rotary Club of Royal Hua Hin, Phetchaburi’s Ratprachnukhoh School, and Stamford International University.  

Stars Align Thanks To Lizzy Martin Harrison 2019-08-02 17:00:00Z 0
Posted by Martin Harrison on Aug 02, 2019
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On Friday 19th July New President of the Rotary Club Royal Hua Hin, Napa Keawtem and Rotarian Arnold Ruijs joined the Surf 102.5 live breakfast show from the Siam Bakery at the Marriot Resort & Spa. The breakfast show is broadcast live every Friday morning between 07:00 and 10:00 and is hosted by Richard and Leigh.

 

Good Morning Hua Hin! Martin Harrison 2019-08-01 17:00:00Z 0
Posted by Martin Harrison on Jul 28, 2019
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As part of his role of Inter Club Relations Officer, Alan Brown representing the Rotary Club of Royal Hua Hin along with his wife Nadia attended the School for the Blind with Multiple Disabilities in Cha Am on Saturday 20th July 2019.

Inter Club Relations Thrive Martin Harrison 2019-07-27 17:00:00Z 0
Posted by Martin Harrison on Jul 27, 2019
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On Wednesday 24th July 2019 Stamford International University held its student club day to encourage new members to join their Rotaract Club.  The SIU Rotaractors are one of 32 Clubs in District 3330, and this is the largest number of Rotaractor Clubs in Thailand.
Rotaractors Expand Martin Harrison 2019-07-26 17:00:00Z 0
Posted on Jul 25, 2019
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The first lunch meeting of Rotary year 115 and the first to be presided over by the Rotary Club of Royal Hua Hin’s new President Napa Keawtem on the 9th July 2019 saw the inauguration of two new members.
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Posted by Martin Harrison on Jul 14, 2019
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Rotarians and regular visitors to the Rotary Club of Royal Hua Hin, Roger and Carol Ward of the Rotary Club of Aireborough, UK, recently presented illustrated dictionaries to Year 2 pupils of Featherbank Primary School, Horsforth, West Yorkshire
Spanning The Miles Martin Harrison 2019-07-13 17:00:00Z 0
Posted by Martin Harrison on Jul 12, 2019
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On Tuesday 2nd July 2019 the Rotary Club Royal Hua Hin held its first fellowship evening of 2019-20 under the leadership of their new President Napa Keawtem.
President Napa's First Fellowship Evening Martin Harrison 2019-07-11 17:00:00Z 0
Posted by Martin Harrison on Jul 08, 2019
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On 29 June the Rotary Club of Royal Hua Hin attended the Installation Night for our ‘Father Sponsor’ club, the Rotary Club of Bangkok South. The gala event was filled with great fellowship, entertainment, cuisine and endless beverages.
Support For 'Father' Sponsor Club Martin Harrison 2019-07-07 17:00:00Z 0
Posted by Martin Harrison on Jul 05, 2019
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During June 2019 The Rotary Club of Royal Hua Hin donated much needed supplies to schools for hill tribe children in Mae Yuam district of Mae Sariang, in Thailand’s northern province of Mae Hong Son. RCRHH sponsored the total of 90 raincoats and hundreds of packs of crayons, coloured pencils and paper drawing pads
Raincoats For Children Martin Harrison 2019-07-04 17:00:00Z 0
Posted by Martin Harrison on Jun 30, 2019
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The Rotary Club of Royal Hua Hin's new President, Napa Keawtem has today, at the start of Rotary Year 115 sent her first message, which is reproduced below.
 
Napa will send out a new message each month, and these can be accessed in the column to the right of this story.  So check in regularly to keep abreast of what is happening in the world of Rotary in Hua Hin.
President Napa Sends A Message Martin Harrison 2019-06-29 17:00:00Z 0
Posted by Martin Harrison on Jun 14, 2019
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On 10 June, a group of international high school students from NIST (New International School Thailand) in Bangkok visited Krailart Niwate Mangrove Preservation Center to plant trees and conduct research on the ecosystem. All of the students and teachers were provided with our RCRHH reusable shopping bag and reusable drinking water flasks from Chiva-Som International Health Resort.
NIST School Visits Hua Hin Martin Harrison 2019-06-13 17:00:00Z 0
Posted by Martin Harrison on Jun 12, 2019
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Proof, if ever it were needed that Rotary really can help save life.  Two years ago the Rotary Club of Royal Hua Hin embarked on a project to have produced and sell ‘aspirin capsules’.  These are a small container, available in different colours that can be put onto a key ring or lanyard unobtrusively, but inside is a single aspirin, to be used in the event of a possible heart attack.  One hopes these will never be used, and the capsule can even be forgotten languishing on the key ring.  However, you never know!
 
Rotary Does Save Lives! Martin Harrison 2019-06-11 17:00:00Z 0
Posted by Martin Harrison on Jun 09, 2019
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Members of the Rotary Club of Royal Hua Hin and guests supported their Sponsor Club, the RC of Hua Hin last Saturday evening, on the occasion of their annual Installation Dinner.

 

The District 3330 Governor and Governor Elect, Lt Gen Kanit Jamjuntra and Sakon Uengsroithong were also present to oversee the formal part of the evening, the installation of the new President.

 

New President for Sponsor Club Martin Harrison 2019-06-08 17:00:00Z 0
Posted by Martin Harrison on Jun 02, 2019
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Saturday 1st June 2019 marked the Rotary Club of Royal Hua Hin’s (RCRHH) 10th Annual Club Officer Installation Dinner held in the Ballroom of the Amari Hua Hin Resort & Spa. The occasion saw the new President for the year 2019-20 Napa Keawtem, presented with the President’s Jewel. 
 
P Napa breaks two records in becoming President, the first Thai to hold the office in the English speaking club and the first female to do so in RCRHH. 
President Napa Takes The Helm Martin Harrison 2019-06-01 17:00:00Z 0
Posted by Martin Harrison on May 27, 2019
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ONLY A LIMITED TIME LEFT TO REGISTER  On Saturday 1st June 2019 in the Amari Resort & Spa Hua Hin, the Rotary Club of Royal Hua Hin will hold its 10th Installation Dinner to install their new President for Rotary Year 2019-20  - Napa Keawtem.  It also gives an opportunity to say thank you and farewell to retiring President Brian Anderson who has served the club so well during the past 12 months.

The evening includes freeeflow wine and beer until 2130h and an International Buffet and entertainment will be provided as well as an overview of the achievements of RCRHH during the past 12 months. 

Registration is from 1730h and the cost is B1400 per person payable on registration and dress is club jacket or smart casual.  The Amari need final numbers by Wednesday 29th May 2019.  So please register now if you have not already.

CLICK HERE FOR THE MENU                               

CLICK HERE FOR AN INVITATION POSTER 

Installation Dinner Martin Harrison 2019-05-26 17:00:00Z 0
Posted by Martin Harrison on May 25, 2019
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On Thursday 23rd May 2019, several members of the Rotary Club of Royal Hua Hin attended the Stamford International University Rotaractor's annual International Charity Night 2019, an event co-organised by the Rotaractors, RCRHH, Hua Hin Market Village and Stamford International University. 
 
The party was held at Hua Hin Market Village forecourt with the purpose of raising funds for the Rotaract Club of SIU, enabling them to complete their University Social responsibility activities, a charity project to help support 11 Patrol Police Schools in Prachuabkirikhan, at the border of Thailand.  The first part of the project has been completed already over the weekend of 11th - 12th May 2019.  CLICK HERE FOR THAT STORY.
Rotary Goes Bohemian Martin Harrison 2019-05-24 17:00:00Z 0
Posted by Martin Harrison on May 17, 2019
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Rotarian Alan Brown of the Rotary Club of Royal Hua Hin, who is on a trip to Scotland for the Home of Golf 2019 Competition, organised by Banyan Golf Club Hua Hin, made a stop on route in Germany last week.  Whist there he visited the Rotary Club of Ingolstadt, just north of Munich in Bavaria.  The club was chartered in 1959 and has 60 members as well as a partner relationship with the RC of Kirkcaldy in the Kingdom of Fife, Scotland.
Member Visits Ingolstadt Martin Harrison 2019-05-16 17:00:00Z 0
Posted by Martin Harrison on May 16, 2019
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The Rotary Club of Royal Hua Hin are pleased to announce their 10th Annual Amateur Charity Golf Tournament, to be held on Friday 29th November 2019 at the Banyan Golf Club.  Further details will follow soon but if you are interested in sponsoring, attending or supporting the event in any way, please register your name in the Upcoming Events field to the left. 
***WATCH THIS SPACE*** for registration information, costs and details.   
 
2019 Charity Golf Tournament Martin Harrison 2019-05-15 17:00:00Z 0
Posted by Martin Harrison on May 14, 2019
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Ten members of the Rotary Club of Royal Hua, PE Napa Keawtem, PN Peter & Rtn Gitte Iversen, Exec Sec Martin Harrison, Sec Phil Lawrence, Rtn Udai Rai, Rtn Rick & Rtn June Rees, AG Alan Cooper and headed by President Brian Anderson attended the 3330 District Training Assembly at the Thumrin Thana Hotel in Trang over the weekend of 10th-12th May 2019.
District Training Assembly 2019 Martin Harrison 2019-05-13 17:00:00Z 0
Posted by Martin Harrison on May 13, 2019
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To coincide with the installation of the Rotary Club of Royal Hua Hin’s 10th President, Napa Keawtrem at the Amari Hotel on 1st June 2019, the Club have had the all-important President’s Jewel upgraded to fall in line with Rotary International Corporacy.
 
The new jewel will be worn for the first time by current President Brian Anderson at the RCRHH lunch meeting on Tuesday 14th May 2019.
 
Anyone interested in attending the installation dinner can register by using the links to the left under Upcoming Events, or e mail mdharrison@btopenworld.com
 
 
New President...New Jewel Martin Harrison 2019-05-12 17:00:00Z 0
Posted by Martin Harrison on May 13, 2019
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As part of a busy weekend for the Rotary Club of Royal Hua Hin, those members who were not at the District Training Assembly, and ably headed by Rotarian Benjamas Uamsa-Ard helped with the The Patrol Police Schools Project.  This charity event is co-organised by Rotaract Club of Stamford International University, Hua Hin Market Village, Rotary Club of Royal Hua Hin, and Stamford International University.
Bags for Children Martin Harrison 2019-05-12 17:00:00Z 0
Posted by Martin Harrison on May 10, 2019
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On Saturday 1st June 2019 in the Amari Resort & Spa Hua Hin, the Rotary Club of Royal Hua Hin will hold its 10th Installation Dinner to install their new President for Rotary Year 2019-20  - Napa Keawtem.  It also gives an opportunity to say thank you and farewell to retiring President Brian Anderson who has served the club so well during the past 12 months.

The evening includes freeeflow wine and beer until 2130h and an International Buffet and entertainment will be provided as well as an overview of the achievements of RCRHH during the past 12 months. 

Registration is from 1730h and the cost is B1400 per person payable on registration and dress is club jacket or smart casual.

CLICK HERE FOR THE MENU                               

CLICK HERE FOR AN INVITATION POSTER 

Installation Dinner Latest Martin Harrison 2019-05-09 17:00:00Z 0
Posted by Martin Harrison on May 08, 2019
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26 members and guests of the Rotary Club of Royal Hua Hin enjoyed their May Fellowship evening on the roof terrace of Take 5 Music Bar opposite the Amari Hotel last Tuesday evening.
 
As well as the usual freeflow wine and beer, there was a superb Indian buffet which seemed to be in endless supply and a DJ on hand to provide light background music.
 
Another enjoyable event in which Rotarians and their guests could mingle and chat, and also happened to be one of the guests, Tip's, Birthday for which cake and rendition of Happy Birthday was sung.  CLICK HERE FOR PICTURES.
It's May It Must Be Take 5! Martin Harrison 2019-05-07 17:00:00Z 0
Posted by Martin Harrison on May 08, 2019
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11 members of the Rotary Club of Royal Hua Hin will be joining the numerous other clubs in the 3330 District and attending the District Training Assembly this coming weekend, 10th - 12th May 2019 at the Thammarin Thana Hotel, Tubtiang, Muang, Trang.  District Training is all about increasing understanding and providing an awareness on a wide range of Rotary programmes & activities and an interesting weekend is envisaged.  **WATCH THIS SPACE** for a full update and photographs after the event.
Rotarians to Attend District Training Assembly Martin Harrison 2019-05-07 17:00:00Z 0
Posted by Martin Harrison on Apr 28, 2019
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As mentioned at the last meeting, it has been decided in order to give the Rotary Club of Royal Hua Hin's web site and associated bulletin, a more personal feel, that a Member's Stories section be added. This enables any member of the RCRHH to submit a personal story, not necessarily related to Rotary that can be showcased and display other aspects of life members are involved in.  To view the stories, click on MEMBERS in the blue bar above, then MEMBER'S STORIES - the stories added so far in any year will appear and can be clicked on for access.  Any member interested in submitting a story please send it to Martin Harrison on a word document with a small number of photographs embedded.

Members Own Stories Martin Harrison 2019-04-27 17:00:00Z 0
Posted by Martin Harrison on Apr 27, 2019
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P Brian Anderson and Rtn Benjamas Uamsa-Ard represented the Rotary Club of Royal Hua Hin and with Rotaractors from Stamford International University attended the the most recent "Love Hua Hin, Preserve Garden, Love Health" Project at Queen Sirikit Park last Wednesday, organised by the local Muncipality

 

Rotary Love Hua Hin Martin Harrison 2019-04-26 17:00:00Z 0
Posted by Martin Harrison on Apr 21, 2019
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Rotaractors from Stamford International University, together with Market Village Hua Hin and the Rotary Club of Royal Hua Hin have co-organised a charity activity at Market Village recently raising much needed funds towards two police patrol schools, Baan Tha Wang Hin and Khao Jao.  The students raised funds on 20th and 21st April by completing numerous arduous dance routines at Market Village and in Cha-Am on 24th and raised 11,750 THB.  Market Village have also very generously offered to donate 5 THB per like on their facebook page.
 
Stamford International University Rotaractors Perform to Raise Funds Martin Harrison 2019-04-20 17:00:00Z 0
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The RC Royal Hua Hin attended the ‘Songkran’ Thai New Year festivities hosted by our mother club, RC Hua Hin on 11 April at the Grand Hotel. Rotarians from clubs in the region gathered together for an evening of the traditional paying respect to the elders along with the splashing of water on the attendees, marking the annual water festival on 13 April.
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Posted by Martin Harrison on Apr 05, 2019
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About 60 members and guests of the Rotary Club of Royal Hua Hin supported their 9 Year Celebration Fellowship Night at the Movenpick Asara Resort & Spa on Tuesday 2nd April 2019.  The Fellowship event celebrated RCRHH's 9th year, the first unofficial meeting being held on 11th September 2009 and the Charter received on 12th April 2010. Also present were Rotarians from RC Hua Hin and Patong Beach in Thailand, RC Kalamalka in Canada and RC Zurich West in Switzerland.
9 Years of Rotary Celebrated Martin Harrison 2019-04-04 17:00:00Z 0
Posted by Martin Harrison on Apr 01, 2019
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Nine members of the Rotary Club of Royal Hua Hin, CP Alan Cooper, Sec Phil Lawrence, Exec Sec Martin Harrison, PN Peter Iversen, Rtn Gitte Iversen, Rtn Rick Rees, IPP Birger Rexed and Rtn Udai Rai with President Brian Anderson attended the annual D3330 District Conference, held in the Mida Dhavaradi Grande Hotel in Nakhon Pathom over the weekend of 29th-31st March 2019.

Members Attend 3330 District Conference Martin Harrison 2019-03-31 17:00:00Z 0
Posted by Martin Harrison on Mar 27, 2019
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The Rotary Club of Royal Hua Hin continue to support their local hospital in the city, the Hua Hin General.  On Wednesday 27th March 2019, 17 members and guests of the club attended the Hospital to present a cheque for 150,000 THB for the purchase of 10 computers.

More Support for Hua Hin Hospital Martin Harrison 2019-03-26 17:00:00Z 0
Posted by Martin Harrison on Mar 26, 2019
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As so many Rotarians visit Hua Hin for their holidays or on business, it is inevitable they wish to call into the local English speaking club, especially during high season.
New Banners for Club. Martin Harrison 2019-03-25 17:00:00Z 0
Posted by Martin Harrison on Mar 09, 2019
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Rotarians of our Environmental Preservation Sub-committee visited the students of the Hua Hin International School on 8 March, where President Brian gave a presentation entitled Humanity’s Effect on the Environment to about 90 students. The students’ ages seven to 11 years were a lively group and it was inspiring to see them engaged and interactive in a topic vital to the preservation of various ecosystem landscapes.
Plastic Waste Reduction Education Martin Harrison 2019-03-08 17:00:00Z 0
Posted on Mar 07, 2019
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Our President-Elect Napa Keawtem attended the Rotary Club President-Elect Training Seminar in Had Yai province on 1-3 March, to prepare herself for the Club Presidency during 2019-2020.
 
Multi-PETS brings together all President-Elects from 344 Rotary Clubs of the four Rotary Districts in Thailand,  D3330, D3340, D3350 and D3360.
PE Napa attends Multi-PETS Martin Harrison 2019-03-06 17:00:00Z 0
Posted by Martin Harrison on Feb 28, 2019
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Recently Rotary Club of Royal Hua Hin’s Treasurer Peter Wydler went to officially hand over a much needed Generator to a huge Dog Shelter near the Pranburi Dam. Most people in Pranburi City know Buddhist Nun Nid due to her many years of helping sick dogs and cats in the area. The Nun has been through many hardships to continue to help dogs & cats, which included being told to leave her temple with the animals.

Donation of a Generator to 'The Nun' Martin Harrison 2019-02-27 17:00:00Z 0
Posted by Martin Harrison on Feb 27, 2019
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Panyanakul School located on the Hua Hin bypass close to the Silpakorn University Petchaburi Technology Campus, is a government sponsored school who pay for equipment, food, staff, and uniforms.  The School was opened on the 14th May 2539 (1996) for children with all types of special needs and autism. The school offers both residential and day care for some 389 children of whom some 340 attended today’s event. The School has over 60 management, teachers and support staff.

Children’s Day at Panyanakul School Martin Harrison 2019-02-26 17:00:00Z 0
Posted by Martin Harrison on Feb 25, 2019
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The Rotary Club of Royal Hua Hin celebrated the 114th Birthday since Paul Harris started Rotary in Chicago on the 23rd February 1905. On this day the first Rotary Club was created and named Rotary club of Chicago.  There was an excellent turnout from over 40 Rotarians including President Steve Wiltshire and PP Charlie Bro of RC Nedlands in Australia, family and friends and Lizzy Ginsel from Sunshine Hua Hin.

Rotary International's 114th Year Birthday Bash Martin Harrison 2019-02-24 17:00:00Z 0
Posted by Martin Harrison on Feb 20, 2019
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The Rotary Club of Royal Hua Hin has embarked on a journey to reduce plastic waste in our community, through an initiative to visit local schools to raise awareness of humanity’s impact on the environment and the negative effects of plastic waste in our seas and on land. Our waste reduction and recycling training targets youth groups to instill effective environmental stewardship practices and help develop a sense of responsibility for a sustainable future.
Campaign to Reduce Plastic Waste Martin Harrison 2019-02-19 17:00:00Z 0
Posted by Martin Harrison on Feb 19, 2019
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The Rotary Club of Royal Hua Hin welcomed a combined delegation of nine Rotarians visiting from the Rotary Club of Joondalup, the Rotary Club of Nedlands and the Rotary Club of Wanneroo, all based in Perth, West Australia to our club lunch meeting on 12 February. Coordinated by our Rtn Alan Brown the Chairman of the District 3330 ‘Inter Country Committee for Thailand-Australia’, Pres. Eliza Bourgault du Courdray and Pres. Steve Wiltshire co-led the delegation for their respective clubs
Rotarians from Down Under visit RC Royal Hua Hin Martin Harrison 2019-02-18 17:00:00Z 0
Posted by Martin Harrison on Feb 19, 2019
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For the past 114 years, Rotary members have been addressing challenges around the world, and for the last nine years the Rotary Club of Royal Hua Hin has been doing its bit and working to the same ends in Thailand.  Rotary links 1.2 million members around the globe to form a community service organisation of international scope. It started with the vision of one man — Paul Harris. The Chicago attorney formed the Rotary Club of Chicago on 23 February 1905, so professionals with diverse backgrounds could exchange ideas, form meaningful, lifelong friendships, and give back to their communities.

 

Rotary Celebrates 114 Years Martin Harrison 2019-02-18 17:00:00Z 0
Posted by Martin Harrison on Feb 18, 2019
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Members of the Rotary Club of Royal Hua Hin supported their colleagues and friends from the Rotary Club of Bangkapi last Sunday with their 48th Childrens Day held at the Regent Beach Resort in Cha Am.  The event was held for children with physical disabilities from the Srisangwan Orphanage / School in Nonthaburi which was the first to be established in Thailand by the Mother of the late king Rama 9.

Support for RC Bangkapi Children's Day in Cha Am Martin Harrison 2019-02-17 17:00:00Z 0
Posted by Martin Harrison on Feb 11, 2019
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On Friday, the 8th February 2019, the Rotary Club of Royal Hua Hin held its 8th Annual Multi Rotary Club Family & Friends Night in the Ballroom of the Amari Hua Hin Resort & Spa.  Over 130 guests attended the packed fellowship evening including global representatives from the Rotary Clubs of Bangkok, Bangkok South, Bangkapi, Dhonbury, Hua Hin, and a bit further from abroad the Rotary Clubs of Berum in Oslo, Norway, Kalamalka in British Columbia, Canada, Aireborough in West Yorkshire, UK, Paddington in Brisbane, Australia, and Zurich West in Switzerland.
8th Annual Multi Rotary Club Family & Friends Night Martin Harrison 2019-02-10 17:00:00Z 0
Posted by Martin Harrison on Feb 02, 2019
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Members of the Rotary Club of Royal Hua Hin supported a very important event recently at the Stamford International University, the Stamford Fine Art Exhibition held on Thursday 31st January 2019.  In doing so they also supported members of the SIU Rotaractors who had taken part.  Members enjoyed viewing many pieces of art work on display produced by students from their art classes.  

Rotary Support Fine Art Martin Harrison 2019-02-01 17:00:00Z 0
Posted by Martin Harrison on Jan 21, 2019
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The Rotary Club of Royal Hua Hin together with their mother Club the Rotary Club of Hua Hin have been in liaison with the local municipality, and are pleased to announce there is now a new sign at the entrance to the city.  Located close to the airport and Bell Travel Bus Company station, it is situated ideally for people to see when they enter Hua Hin.  The sign is very smart and reflects the good works done by both clubs in the city.
Click read more below for a larger image.
Welcome to Hua Hin! Martin Harrison 2019-01-20 17:00:00Z 0
Posted by Martin Harrison on Jan 18, 2019
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The Rotary Club of Royal Hua Hin entered into a mutual agreement and signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Hua Hin Municipality and other local organisations with aim to Love Hua Hin, Preserve the Environment, and Promote Healthy Lifestyles among the general public. Chaired by Hua Hin’s Lord Mayor Mr. Nopporn Wutthikul, all parties agreed to develop the network to co-organise activities to improve the general well-being of our stakeholders while maintaining Hua Hin as a ‘green city’ and popular tourist destination in the Kingdom of Thailand. Special thanks to the Rotaract Club of Stamford International University and Rtn. Benjamas for her role as MC of the event.
Click below for pictures of the occasion.
RC Royal Hua Hin signs MOU with Hua Hin Municipality  Martin Harrison 2019-01-17 17:00:00Z 0
Posted by Martin Harrison on Jan 15, 2019
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During his visit to the Rotary Club of Royal Hua Hin last week, the District Governor Lt Gen Kanit Jamjuntra recognised the club’s 100% membership contribution to ‘Every Rotarian Every Year’ (EREY).  The contribution of at least $100 per member goes directly to help support the RI Foundation and the annual fund makes it possible for Rotary clubs to transform lives worldwide.  Members generous support funds local and international projects that advance The Rotary Foundation’s mission. All contributions to the international fund are spent on quality international Rotary projects.  DG Kanit awarded EREY 100% lapel badge for all members of the RCRHH. Please speak to P Brian to receive your badge.   CLICK HERE to read about the Rotary Foundation.
 
Congratulations Rotary Club of Royal Hua Hin Martin Harrison 2019-01-14 17:00:00Z 0
Posted by Martin Harrison on Jan 11, 2019
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Friday 11th January 2019 saw thirty five (35) members of the Rotary Club of Royal Hua Hin and their guests welcome two special Rotarians to the meeting.  District Governor Lt Gen Kanit Jamuntra and his wife Chadarat from the Rotary Club Ratchaburi for the annual club visit.  President Brian Anderson welcomed the guests and gave an overview with photographs of the DG and his wife’s many activities with some of the 101 Rotary Clubs in District 3330 in Thailand.
District Governor's Visit Martin Harrison 2019-01-10 17:00:00Z 0
Posted by Martin Harrison on Jan 11, 2019
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Vice President & President Elect
Gary Eidsvik-Moody
 
15th August 1962
10th January 2019
 
It is with regret we announce that VP/PE Gary Eidsvik-Moody from our Sister Club of Rotary Club of Patong Beach passed away during Wednesday night from a heart attack, aged just 56.  Gary had been to visit the RCRHH recently and although he had only been a member a few years, was from the first day an active and committed Rotarian.
Gary Eidsvik-Moody RC Patong Beach Martin Harrison 2019-01-10 17:00:00Z 0
Posted by Martin Harrison on Jan 04, 2019
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3330 District Governor Lt Gen Kanit Jamjuntra will be paying his annual visit to the Rotary Club of Royal Hua Hin on Friday 11th January 2019.  This is an important occasion and all members are urged to attend wherever possible.  The amended timings for the DGs visit are 1100h - meeting with all members in the ancillary meeting room at Amari on the opposite side of the car park.  1230h club lunch.  Please check the details on Club Runner for more information and to register.
District Governor to Visit RC Royal Hua Hin Martin Harrison 2019-01-03 17:00:00Z 0
Posted by Martin Harrison on Jan 03, 2019
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President Brian Anderson's New Year Message.
 
Dear Rotarians & Friends,
 
Happy New Year to all as we are already at the halfway point of Rotary Year 114. This holiday season as well as most of the year we enjoy welcoming many visiting Rotarians and guests from abroad to our club meetings and events. We have completed some excellent community service projects so far this year and look forward to developing new initiatives throughout the next six months.
President's New Year Message Martin Harrison 2019-01-02 17:00:00Z 0
Posted by Martin Harrison
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Rotarian Martin Harrison from the Rotary Club of Royal Hua Hin, who is currently languishing in the UK, met with the 'real' Father Christmas over the weekend to discuss Rotary matters in general.  The meeting took place in the Royal Priors Shopping Mall in Royal Leamington Spa.The event, organised by the Rotary Club of Royal Leamington Spa ran for the two weekends prior to Christmas and entailed children's parents paying a fee and then visiting Father Christmas and being given a very nice quality gift.
A Royal Christmas! Martin Harrison 2018-12-22 17:00:00Z 0
Posted by Martin Harrison on Dec 14, 2018
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Members of the Rotary Club of Royal Hua Hin & Rotary Club of Hua Hin attended the Hua Hin General Hospital again on 14th December 2018 to formally present a much needed MDH Portable E2 vision flexible endoscope.  The equipment was a combined purchase by the two Rotary Clubs and Hua Hin hospital.  Khun Terdchai, President of RCHH, President Elect Napa Keawtem RCRHH and Director of the hospital handed the equipment formally over to the hospital.

Presentation of Bronchoscope to Hua Hin Hospital Martin Harrison 2018-12-13 17:00:00Z 0
Posted by Martin Harrison on Dec 14, 2018
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Thursday 13 December saw members of the Rotary Club of Royal Hua Hin support their Mother Club the Rotary Club of Hua Hin at their Holiday Celebration / Family Night.  The event was held at Hi-Coat on Petchkasem Rd, Nong Khae.  It was an outdoor evening event and the folks in charge of the weather did a great job.  RCRHH were represented by PP Paul Grab and CP Alan Cooper and his wife Wanna. There was lots food and liquid refreshment accompanied by rousing emcee work by PAG “Jimmy” and pep talks by PP Suvit. And, of course karaoke . . . Click below for pictures of the event.
Rotary Club of Hua Hin Family Evening Martin Harrison 2018-12-13 17:00:00Z 0
Posted by Martin Harrison on Dec 13, 2018
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On 24th November 2018 the Rotary Club of Royal Hua Hin supported Rotaractors from Stamford University who hosted games and music for elementary and junior high school children at the Raaprajanugroh 47 school which is a home to 610 Orphans and covers some 80 Rai of land with 6 dormitories for the children
All for One & One for All Martin Harrison 2018-12-12 17:00:00Z 0
Posted by Martin Harrison on Dec 11, 2018
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Friday 30th November 2018 saw the Rotary Club of Royal Hua Hin hold its 9th Annual Charity Golf Tournament, at the Banyan Golf Club.  This event is the main fundraiser for RCRHH and this year was no disappointment with 112 players taking part and a good number of generous sponsors who made the day a great success,

Annual Fund Raising Golf Tournament a Great Success Martin Harrison 2018-12-10 17:00:00Z 0
Posted by Martin Harrison on Dec 11, 2018
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Rotarian Martin Harrison returned to the United Kingdom recently for a few months, and whilst there visited the Rotary Club in his home town, and of course took the opportunity to swap the Rotary Club of Royal Hua Hin banner with that of the Rotary Club of Royal Leamington Spa.

When Two Royals Meet! Martin Harrison 2018-12-10 17:00:00Z 0
Posted by Martin Harrison on Dec 08, 2018
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Over the 31st October – 2nd November 2018 a record number of 16 members from the Rotary Club of Royal Hua Hin and Rotary Club of Hua Hin plus friends and donors headed by Alan & Nadia Brown from RCRHH made another journey by bus to Siem Reap and then Mongkol Borei for the Cambodia Academy open day. 

Cambodia Academy - Latest Martin Harrison 2018-12-07 17:00:00Z 0
Posted by Martin Harrison on Dec 08, 2018
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Over 100 people recently attended the Rotary Club of Royal Hua Hin’s annual Christmas Party at the superb Vana Nava Sky Bar. Guests were able to take advantage of free flow wine and beers, together with a sumptuous buffet to celebrate the occasion.
Christmas Party Time Martin Harrison 2018-12-07 17:00:00Z 0
Posted by Martin Harrison on Dec 03, 2018
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The weekend of the 24th November was a busy one for members of the Rotary Club of Royal Hua Hin.  Days for girls and Jungle Aid, both of which have previously been sponsored by RCRHH went to a village in Pa-la U waterfall district supported by students from the International School in Hua Hin and Rotary members.

Days for Girls & Jungle Aid Work Together Martin Harrison 2018-12-02 17:00:00Z 0
Posted by Martin Harrison on Nov 27, 2018
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Following the visit by The Rotary Club of Royal Hua Hin to Nonkhon School earlier in the year to formally handover the new playground that they have supported and paid to have completely redeveloped, members re-attended again in November to hand over a supply of books to fully stock the Monkey Library
Books for Monkey Library Martin Harrison 2018-11-26 17:00:00Z 0
Posted by Martin Harrison on Nov 13, 2018
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The Rotary Club of Royal Hua Hin have recently acquired a new Sister Club.  Treasurer Peter Wydler travelled to Koh Samui to join the Charter Installation Ceremony of the Rotary Club of Samui – Phangan, a new English speaking club, held at the Centara Grand Beach Resort in Chaweng, Koh Samui, on Friday 2 November 2018.
Club Has A New Little Sister Martin Harrison 2018-11-12 17:00:00Z 0
Posted by Martin Harrison on Nov 08, 2018
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Rotarian and former guest speaker at the Rotary Club of Royal Hua Hin Stefan Sanchez will be appearing with the Grand Opera Thailand in a performance of Die Fledermaus at Chom Dong Villa, Hua Hin on 8th and 9th December 2018.  There will also be a selection of arias and favourite musical numbers.  A new and improved sound system is also promised.  Click on the READ MORE button below for detail of how to book for this event. 
Grand Opera Thailand Returns Martin Harrison 2018-11-07 17:00:00Z 0
Posted by Martin Harrison on Nov 01, 2018
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Three intrepid Rotarians have recently visited Karen Village in Bang Saphan Noi District to distribute donated clothes, shoes and mosquito nets.  Carol and Roger Ward from RC Aireborough, Leeds in the UK and Phil Lawrence from the RC Royal Hua Hin used a vehicle previously supported and sponsored by the Rotary Club of Hua Hin to get the much needed supplies to the remote location.  Carol was in charge of distributing the items whilst Roger acted as the medical recorder for Nurse Ann.
Rotarians help Jungle Aid Martin Harrison 2018-10-31 17:00:00Z 0
Posted by Martin Harrison on Oct 13, 2018
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Past President of the Rotary Club of Royal Hua Hin Gianni Battistini and his partner Palida have recently travelled to the United States of America.  Whilst there they dropped in to see friends at the RC Newport Balboa, California.  Gianni and Palida are also planning to visit Disneyland, Las Vegas, the Grand Canyon, plus of course more Rotary meetings.  Whilst at the meeting Gianni swapped club banners.  Click on READ MORE below for photographs.
Past President Visit US Club Martin Harrison 2018-10-12 17:00:00Z 0
Posted by Martin Harrison on Sep 26, 2018
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Members of the Rotary Club of Royal Hua Hin were invited by the Mayor and Municipality to take a part in the "Love Hua Hin, Preserve Garden, Love Health" Project at Queen Sirikit Park last Wednesday, 26th September 2018.  The RCRHH provided refreshment in the form of fruit juice to participants and joined The Rotary Club of Hua Hin, Hua Hin Cha-am Tourism Association, Lions Club of Hua Hin, Hua Hin Women's Club, Hua Hin Market Village and the Blu Port Mall who were also all supporting the event.
Supporting Hua Hin Martin Harrison 2018-09-25 17:00:00Z 0
Posted by Martin Harrison on Sep 20, 2018
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The Rotary Club of Royal Hua Hin attended Nonkhon School recently in order to formally handover the new playground to that they have supported and paid to have completely redeveloped.  The ground was previously very hazardous and had been neglected for a long time, being dangerous for children to go near. 

New Playground for Nongkhon School Martin Harrison 2018-09-19 17:00:00Z 0
Posted by Martin Harrison on Sep 16, 2018
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10 members of the Rotary Club of Royal Hua Hin together with about 30 local Trash Heroes and other guests joined the international World Cleanup Day on Saturday 15th September 2018, by attending Sai Noi Beach, Khao Tao and helping with a coordinated effort, orgainsed by CP Alan Cooper.  Despite an initially clean looking beach, several bags of rubbish were recovered.
World Cleanup Day Martin Harrison 2018-09-15 17:00:00Z 0
Posted by Martin Harrison on Sep 12, 2018
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The Rotary Club of Royal Hua Hin welcomed a number of guests to its weekly meeting on Tuesday 11th September 2018 at the Amari Resort & Spa.  The surprise however was that three of them were visiting Rotarians from Sweden and Germany who are currently in Hua Hin.
Visiting Rotarians Drop In Martin Harrison 2018-09-11 17:00:00Z 0
Posted by Martin Harrison on Sep 10, 2018
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The Rotary Club of Royal Hua Hin are now looking for sponsors and players for their 9th Annual Amateur Charity Golf Tournament, to be held on Friday 30th November 2018 at the Banyan Golf Club.  The entry fee is B4250 and includes - Green fee - Shared cart - Caddy (exc tip) - Golf shirt - Cap - Breakfast - Buffet dinner. 
 
If you are interested in supporting please click the Golf Tournament box above to see further detail and 'watch this space' for registration information and updates.  
9th Annual Amateur Charity Golf Tournament - UPDATE Martin Harrison 2018-09-09 17:00:00Z 0
Posted by Martin Harrison on Sep 01, 2018
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August has seen a flurry of public image results in the local press and radio for the Rotary Club of Royal Hua Hin.
Public Image Roundup for August Martin Harrison 2018-08-31 17:00:00Z 0
Posted by Martin Harrison on Aug 28, 2018
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Intrepid Rotarian Alan Brown and his wife Nadia from the Rotary Club of Royal Hua Hin have recently made another trip to the Cambodia Academy at Mongkol Borei, Beantey Meanchey Province in the Northwest of the country, where they are both directors.  Once again they took much needed supplies for the school, some of which had been as a result of a donation from the Rotary Club of Royal Hua Hin.

Cambodia Academy at Mongkol Borei - Update. Martin Harrison 2018-08-27 17:00:00Z 0
Posted by Martin Harrison on Aug 24, 2018
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David Lamb, a member of the Rotary Club of Royal Hua Hin visited his Brother Mike,  in South Africa this week.  Whilst there Mike took David as a guest to the weekly meeting of the Rosebank, Johannesburg District 9400 Rotary meeting, held at the Wanderers Club, Illovo, Johannesburg.  David also swapped banners with the Club President Jean.
Member Visits South Africa Club with Brother Martin Harrison 2018-08-23 17:00:00Z 0
Posted by Martin Harrison on Aug 24, 2018
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Members of the Rotary Club of Royal Hin joined the Rotary Club of Hua Hin in a joint project on 23rd-24th August 2018.  The Thoracic Society of Thailand, under Royal Patronage came to the region with two X-Ray vehicles, one at Nongplub, the other at Hua Hin Hin General Hospital No 3 on Soi 89, and the initiative was aimed at treating Tuberculosis in Hua Hin area.  Over the two days about 500 local residents attended and received an x-ray to establish if any lung disease was present.  Any found were taken to Bangkok Hospital in Hua Hin and treated at no cost to themselves.

Thoracic Society visit Hua Hin Martin Harrison 2018-08-23 17:00:00Z 0
Posted by Martin Harrison on Aug 10, 2018
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Tuesday 7th August 2018 saw five members of the Rotary Club of Royal Hua Hin visit Stamford International University to talk to students about the benefits of Rotary and of joining Rotaractors.  President Brian Anderson was joined by Immediate Past President Birger Rexed, President Elect Napa Keawtem, Secretary Martin Harrison and Rotarian Benjamas Uamsa-Ard, who also works at SIU and is responsible for co-ordinating the Rotaractors on behalf of the club.

Rotarians visit Stamford International University to encourage Rotaractors Martin Harrison 2018-08-09 17:00:00Z 0
Posted by Martin Harrison on Aug 10, 2018
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On Thursday 9th August 2018, 13 members of the Rotary Club of Royal Hua Hin attended the Hua Hin General Hospital to present a much needed piece of equipment, a Nerve Stimulator Machine.  A Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS or TNS) is the use of electric current produced by a device to stimulate the nerves for therapeutic purposes.

Presentation of Nerve Stimulator Machine to Hua Hin Hospital Martin Harrison 2018-08-09 17:00:00Z 0
Posted by Martin Harrison on Aug 09, 2018
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The Rotary Club of Royal Hua Hin are pleased to announce their 9th Annual Amateur Charity Golf Tournament, to be held on Friday 30th November 2018 at the Banyan Golf Club.  The entry fee is B4250 and includes - Green fee - Shared cart - Caddy (exc tip) - Golf shirt - Cap - Breakfast - Buffet dinner. 
 
If yo are interested in supporting please click the Golf Tournament box above to see further detail and 'watch this space' for registration information and updates.  
9th Annual Amateur Charity Golf Tournament Martin Harrison 2018-08-08 17:00:00Z 0
Posted by Martin Harrison on Aug 04, 2018
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Two members of the Rotary Club of Royal Hua Hin have recently visited The Cambodia Academy at Mongkol Borei.  With more than 325 students it is located in a rural part of Cambodia, Mongkol Borei in the Beantey Meanchey Province in the Northwest.  The school provides a rigorous Khmer and English-based elementary and middle school education in grades 1-9 for some of Cambodia's poorest children.
Club Members Visit The Cambodia Academy at Mongkol Borei Martin Harrison 2018-08-03 17:00:00Z 0
Posted by Martin Harrison on Jul 10, 2018
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Saturday 7th July 2018 saw the Rotary Club of Royal Hua Hin’s (RCRHH) 9th Club Installation evening dinner held in the Ballroom of the Amari Hua Hin Resort & Spa, during which our new President for the year 2018-19 Brian Anderson was elected for the second time.

 

Brian, who originates from the United States is well known in Hua Hin and works as the Sustainable Development Manager at Chiva-Som International Health Resorts Co., Ltd. And has lived in the city since 2002; interestingly he also used to raise turkeys, all American free-range pastured birds, some of which he says are interesting fowl like some of his friends!
 
New President Installed for 2018-19 Martin Harrison 2018-07-09 17:00:00Z 0
Posted by Martin Harrison on Jun 01, 2018
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Thursday 24th May 2018 saw the International Charity Night organised by Stamford International University (SIU) Hua Hin and Rotaract.

 

The stunning event was held at Market Village on Petchkasem Road and all funds raised went towards less fortunate border schools in Thailand, to help with security and teaching materials.

 

Stamford International University Charity Night Martin Harrison 2018-05-31 17:00:00Z 0
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On 27th February 2018 and for the eigth year running, RCRHH sponsored a ‘Fun Day‘ for students at Panyanukul School close to Hua Hin. Panyanukul School is for 347 children with learning difficulties or who have a mental disability of some kind. The Fun Day included Bouncy Castles, a trampoline, plaster figurines the children could paint, a disco and various ball games. Lunch was also provided from a local restaurant and served by RCRHH members and guests. RCRHH also donated items the school identified they needed, rice, dried food, detergent, shampoo, toothpaste etc. Some of these items had been kindly given by Tesco Lotus Hua Hin and thanks must go to them.
 
   
 
A lot of members and guests participated in the event and it was deemed to be highly successful providing a lot of joy and happiness for both the children and those who helped. A great day and one to remember.
 
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RCRHH sponsored a two-day English Camp for students at Nongkhon School in Hua Hin. On Friday 16th Rotarators from Webster University conducted the teaching sessions with a total of 120 grade 4-6 students and made the lessons and presentations very interactive and interesting in a way the students could grasp easily. Lunch was provided by RCRHH and served personally by members who had attended. Day two of the camp on Saturday 17th was delivered by teachers and Rotaractors from Stamford University to the same students, using slightly different techniques to keep the children interested, and who by now were becoming quite proficient in grasping basic complexities of learning English. Once again lunch was provided and served by Rotarians from RCRHH. Both days were very successful and a survey conduced with the students at the end of the two days provided a positive result and showed they would like to have more of these types of events.
 
English Camp 16-17 February 2018 Pascal Zollinger 2018-02-15 17:00:00Z 1
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Bea Baumann, Days for Girls

On January 30, Bea Baumann accompanied by her husband Samuel came along to give an update on a recent presentation she had made about the charity Days for Girls, in which she is heavily involved. Bea recapped by explaining that due to poverty, ignorance or cultural obstacles many young women were forced to stop attending school once they began menstruating. They could be abused or ostracised as a result of this and in some cases never returned to any form of education. The charity not only assisted with sex education and personal empowerment among these girls but also provided re-useable sanitary towels to enable them to continue attending school.
 
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