Teen Road Safety Video Competition

Chin and Sophie Indracusin announced the teen road safety video competition at the end of the road safety campaign workshop.  Students are invited to produce and submit  a short 30-60 second safety video that they feel will encourage safer drivers on the roads. Cash prizes totaling 30,000 baht sponsored by the Phuket Community Foundation and local businesses are offered as an incentive. For more details click  here

or find the information on Facebook  https://www.facebook.com/phuketroadsafety

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08 2015

Teen Road Safety Campaign Kicks off to a Shining Start

The first teen road safety workshop held at the Phuket Technical College on July 27th was attended by more than a hundred students. Students worked in groups on various fun activities carefully designed to increase their road safety awareness and driving skills. To encourage maximum participation, the workshop was joined by two Thai superstars, Chinawut (Chin) Indracusin and his sister Sophie who came from Bangkok to help promote the campaign.Chin is a talented and well known GMM performing artist in Thailand with 5 albums including “Chin Up”and “Maybe I am Bad”which were on top of the Thai charts for a number of weeks. Sophie, just 17 years old, is an actress currently taking leading roles in 2 television series on channel 7.

PCF members and stars.

 

SGS and traffic police 

Group work

 

 


 

Click here to see the video

At the end of the workshop all students received a certificate and a helmet signed by Chin & Sophie.

Students receive helmets from Chin & Sophie

 

 

 

 

Trying on the new helmets

Sophie & Chin

 

 

 

 

At the same time as the workshop some of the student mechanics checked motorcycles for faulty lights and replaced light bulbs for free. Light bulbs were supplied by Phuket Community Foundation and Siam Guardian Services. This has been an ongoing project initiated by the PCF for several years.

Changing a tricky back light.

Chin and Sophie together with teachers and student mechanics

03

08 2015

Stars to launch Phuket teen road safety campaign

The Phuket Community Foundation together with Siam Guardian Services will launch a teen road safety campaign at the Phuket Technical College on July 27th.

For more information see the latest press release here

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07 2015

Australian Toys For Ban Bangkoo Toy Library

On their recent holiday in Phuket from Australia, Joylene and Terry Muller brought a variety of toys and souvenirs to delight the children from Ban Bangkoo School. The Phuket Community Foundation would like to say a huge Thank You to Joylene and Terry for their kind gesture. It was a great joy to see the faces of the children light up when the giifts were given.

Koalas, Kangaroos and Wombats

Aussie Aussie Aussie Oi Oi Oi

22

06 2015

Born Free To Run Team Wins Trophies In Laguna Marathon

The 10th annual Laguna Phuket International Marathon attracted thousands of participants on June 7th 2015. Two of the Born Free to Run team won trophies in the 10.5k run.  17 year old Wittawut Waree came 3rd in his age group and 10th overall. Ekanan Boontang  came 2nd in his age group 20-29 years and 25th overall. The total number of runners was more than 3,000. 13 year old Pipatpong Seeman was 1st overall in the 5k run but unfortunately there were no trophies in this category.

Wittawut

Ekanan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Born Free To Run Team

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06 2015