Bikers raise B38,000 for schools

PATONG: Organizers of the 7th Phuket Bike Week have announced that the event, which ends today, has raised 38,000 baht for charity. Proceeds will go to Wat Suwan Kiriwong School, Baan Sai Namyen School and Baan Kalim School. Somnuek “Nicky” Phonkaew, one of the organizers of Bike Week, told the Gazette that the funds are to be earmarked to buy educational materials and equipment. The money will be presented to the schools when they reopen next month. Phuket Bike Week, which has been held in Phuket each year since 1995, is a week-long event that attracts hundreds of big bike riders from around the world. Activities include organized rides around the island, parties and contests.

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