Community Service

 |  May 30, 2011

01 Informal Northern Thai Group

June 14th: Louis Gabaude on Twisting Buddhism Through the Christian Lexicon: ‘Ordination’. For more information please call 053 117 319 or

02 Dog of the month

Introducing Erin. This sweet young lady is 2 years old and is very friendly and calm. She gets along well with everyone _ people and dogs. She has a lovely silky black coat and is medium-sized. Just look at that beautiful face!
Contact the shelter English (084 752 5255), Thai language (086 913 8701) or to make an appointment to meet her.

03 Intern Coordinator

The legally registered and much respected Foundation to Encourage the Potential of Disabled Persons ( has been operating in Chiang Mai for the past 20 years. The current Founder and Coordinator hopes to retire and is seeking his replacement. The Foundation is responsible for a number of projects including the Freedom Wheelchair Workshop which produces and distributes free mobility aids; the Chiang Mai Disabled Center which publishes and disseminates information on disability; the Baan Piranan Home Care (for spastic children with cerebral palsy); and an active home visit therapy and hygiene program for area disabled persons who remain unable to help themselves. Currently there is a Thai staff of 10 persons not including the Coordinator, or volunteers. This is a fulltime fundraising and management position. Interested applicants should provide CVs and contact:

04 Democrats Abroad!

Americans who are registered Democrats are invited to an afternoon of refreshments and good conversation at the beautiful home of one of our members on June 12 at 3 pm. For further information please contact Dr. Peter Foley, acting chair at:

05 English Clinic

Language Institute, Chiang Mai University invites those who want to improve their English skills every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 3.30 p.m. to the Self Access Learning Centre (Room 105). For more information, call 053 943 751 or Free!

06 Plea for Books

has some fans at Bangkwang Prison (AKA Bangkok Hilton) as we send them monthly copies of the magazine. They have asked our readers who have used books – anything from non fiction to pulp – to please donate them by dropping them off at the Citylife
office. We send 10 books per week to our inmate friends. Thank you. For more information please call Aor at 053 225201 or email

07 Wat Chedi Luang

All Buddhists are invited to practice the dharma every Sunday from now to the end of the year to celebrate the 84th His Majesty the King’s birthday at Wat Chedi Luang. For more information, please call 079 999 9380 or 053 814 119.