Haifa salutes its volunteers

The Motto of the Convention of Haifa Volunteer Organizations
on June 14 2004
was "bridging the generation gap.
Under the Auspices of
Mr Yona Yahav, Mayor of Haifa

Thailand's Ambassador to Israel,

Ms. Yaffa Peretz, Chairperson of the Haifa Volunteers Roof Organization

Mr/ Yossi Gilor, Hon. Consul of Thailand,

Braha Sela, Haifa City Secretary

The Award Ceremony took place this year with emphasis on the volunteering of young people for society.
Youth groups and young individuals whose contribution to society was outstanding, were recipients of the badge of honour.

The Convention had three parts:
1. In the Foyer there was a magnificent live Exposition of Thai arts and Crafts.

2. The Ceremonial part was managed by Mr. David Ullmann
who introduced the young recipients of the awards
and accompanied by a recital of traditional Jewish songs by Udi Ullmann (by the way the son of David Ullmann).
and concluded with speeches by the Mayor,H.E. the Ambassador,
exchange of gifts and flowers.

3. The highlight of the evening was no doubt the performance by the Thai Royal Ballet Troupe.