Dow Volunteers Get Together in Paying Tribute to His Majesty King Bhumibol

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Rayong, December 14, 2016 – Mr. Henry Ling, Site Director of Dow Thailand Group, together with more than 150 volunteers joined force in the “Get together: Dedicated to Great King Rama IX” project to improve the landscape of Dok Krai Reservoir at Pluak Daeng Royal Development Service Center under His Majesty’s Initiatives where King Bhumipol Adulyadej used to visit in 1980. The volunteers willingly contributed their efforts in cleaning up, repairing and re-painting buildings and fences, planting trees, releasing over 7,000 fish into the reservoir where has been currently developed to be a sophisticated study center that everyone can learn about the late King Bhumipol Adulyadej’s Sufficiency Economy Philosophy. In the event, Mr. Warawut Pin Nguyen, Deputy Chief Executive of Rayong Provincial Administrative Organization, and Mr. Phom Yokpon, Director of Pluak Daeng Royal Development Service Center under His Majesty’s Initiatives, welcomed the group during the opening session.

“This meaningful voluntary activity is not only a good way to pay tribute to His Majesty King Bhumibol, but also another significant benefit to our home and Rayong, where we’ve spent 30 years of operations.” said Mr. Henry Ling.

The “Get together: Dedicated to Great King Rama IX” project is initiated by employees of Dow Thailand Group to make valuable contribution to society and community through activities in paying tribute to and following in the royal footsteps of King Bhumibol Adulyadej. The related activities have been organized since October 2016 and will continue until 2017.

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Dow volunteers acquired the Sufficiency Economy Philosophy which can be adopted in their routine
life at the demonstration fields in the royal development service center.
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Dow volunteers were singing the Royal Anthem in remembrance of His Majesty King Bhumipol
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Dow executives were planting 9 golden shower trees.
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Mr. Henry Ling and executives were releasingover 7,000 fish into the reservoir.
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Dow volunteers were re-painting buildings and fences to improve the reservoir landscape to
welcome increasing tourism needs in the future.
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“Commitment for King” activity Dow volunteers wrote down their promises to do good things on
post cards.
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A story-telling information board was installed to inform the visitors that King Rama IX used to visit
the reservoir on July 14, 1980 and provided the royal projects to prosper Rayong people’s life
quality until now.

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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