Dow Thailand Fortifies Rayong Children's Food Sanitation at School
RAYONG - March 09, 2017 -
Dow Thailand Group led by Tawee Sakulkoakiet, Production Leader of Specialty Elastomers Plant, together with 55 Dow volunteers organized the “Canteen for Happiness” activity under the “Neighbor Care” project at Watsamnakkaton School in Sumnaktorn Sub-district, Ban Chang, Rayong in order to renovate the canteen and improve the landscape in the school which helped enhance food sanitation and safety of students and teachers. In this activity, Dow volunteers joined forces in building canteen tables and chairs, re-painting the canteen, mending electrical and lighting systems, repairing a drinking water machine, training food nutrition and sanitation through hand-made posters, and donating 10 bicycles to the school. Pradand Tammarangrong, Deputy Mayor of Sumnaktorn Municipality, also joined the event.
The Canteen for Happiness is the sixteenth activity of the “Neighbor Care” project which Dow Thailand Group has encouraged its employees to initiate the activities which can help improve the better life quality of people in Rayong’s communities. So far more than 630 Dow volunteers have been participating in the project since 2014. In 2017, on the occasion of 50th anniversary, Dow volunteers are unremittingly committed to engagement for community success under “Dow Thailand’s Golden Jubilee: Following the King’s Footprints” theme so as to pay tribute to and follow in the royal footsteps of King Bhumibol Adulyadej.
About Dow Thailand Group
Consisting of Companies of Dow Chemical Thailand and the SCG-Dow Group, Dow Thailand Group, the leading science group of companies in Thailand, is the largest manufacturing base of Dow Chemical in the Asia-Pacific region and a leading importer of chemical products for diverse industries in Thailand, including those for agriculture and household pesticides. The group is committed to developing science-driven innovations and strives to form effective collaboration and networks to bring about sustainability for its business as well as society.
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