Fire & Ice – annual fundraising gala

Look out! The dynamic ladies of the Phuket International Women’s Club (PIWC) are about to breathe fire (volcanic) and ice (glacial) and maybe a little brimstone at their annual fund raising event in January 2017. That’s right. On Saturday, 21 January, 2017 is when PIWC, Phuket’s oldest charity, will take members and guests on an …

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next PIWC luncheon

Next PIWC monthly lunch will be on 16 February 2017 Registration starts at 11.30 am. Skye Lake Club in Boat Avenue, Cherngtalay Please indicate your choice of starter, main course and dessert when booking: Starter Pomelo salad with peanut butter sauce  or Sweet and sour corn salad Main Course Deep fried sea bass with Sichuan …

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MONTHLY LUNCHES JULY & AUGUST 2017

July has a special treat in store with a “High Tea “ lunch (July 20th) at Les Diables. Peter will serve us sweet as well as many savory dishes. Please contact Maggy Wigman at info@PIWC-Phuket.com if you would like to attend. Registration starts as always at 11.30 am followed by Lunch at 12.15 pm.   *************** August lunch will be …

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GARDENING GROUP MEETING

The theme this month is “GROW  PICK  EAT”.  Thursday  22nd we will go to visit Phuket Farmers Club; Thanks to Sue Arnulphy and Valerie Dobson, we found another interesting place for the garden lover. Phuket Farmers Club, run by Damien and Najib, is a learning center for children and grown-ups. The place is for visiting, …

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PRESIDENT’S SPEECH – AGM

I would like to thank all of you for coming and supporting our club today. Your attendance at this meeting and at our lunches and other functions throughout the year are what makes our club work so well. Our aims are to support one and other with friendship, to raise money for our charity and …

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MONTHLY LUNCHES APRIL & MAY 2017

MONTHLY  LUNCH – APRIL 20, 2017 Registration starts at 11.30 am. Venue: DeDos Le Lounge in Surin (next to Surin Plaza) Lunch RSVP – April 20  MONTHLY  LUNCH –  MAY 18, 2017 Registration starts at 11.30 am. Venue: Mövenpick Resort & Spa Karon Beach Phuket  Lunch RSVP – May 18 The monthly lunch price is 600 baht for members and guests are …

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Sundowners’ at Erna and Andre’s home 29th March.

Wednesday dawned with bad weather looming, all day there was anxious looking at the sky and fingers crossed. At sunset people from all over the island descended on cape Yamu at a stunning house and very reasonable views (given the weather) Apparently at about 5pm Erna went outside and said to the rain Gods: “I …

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EXECUTIVE & GENERAL COMMITTEE 2017

  Executive and General Committee elected March 2017 President – Lyn Carthew Vice President and Social Events & Fundraising Chairman – Maggy Wigman Secretary – Tasnee Meusburger Scholarships Chairman – Wipa Tanmanatragul Scholarships – Jureewan Smulders-Wongprom Treasurer – Marianne Zaffaroni Memberships – Dianne Buerger General Committee: Carole Dux, Erna Pieterse, Valerie Dobson, Nittaya Darroch, Athena …

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ELEPHANT SANCTUARY VISIT

A few of us visited Phuket Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Paklok on Friday 24th March.  What a worthwhile half-day spent gaining true but at the same time sad knowledge about elephants’ sufferings in the name of tourism-economy especially in our part of the world – with this awareness we know they deserve to be better treated, …

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ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING – MARCH 16, 2017

Annual General Meeting starts at 10:00 am Registration for lunch starts at 11:30 am.   Please do not forget, AGM followed by lunch at Le Meridien Beach Resort & Spa in Patong on 16th March 2017 !! Both functions will be held at Wang Warin restaurant We will be also electing a committee for the 2017/2018 …

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Social Chairman update as we close out 2016

Hello Ladies, This is the last Newsletter of 2016, I cannot believe how fast this year has passed. It has been a very successful year for PIWC starting with our fantastic fundraising event A Mediterranean Night in January 2016 at The Plantation Club @ The Pavilions where we raised enough money to support 40 new …

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