42 years ago, on June 18 1972, a plane crashed near London, known as the Staines air disaster. A tragic accident where also 9 JCI friends died, coming back from the European Conference in Edinburgh. As every year, the JCI Staines Foundation likes to be present with a delegation, to honour our bond with the … Continue reading
The Staines Foundation wishes wishes all families, JCI members, senators, seniors and friends a fantastic, glorious and healthy 2015, that brings you a lot of happiness and love. Enjoy it!
Last Tuesday we lost our friend Marc Melen. In 1985 Marc received The Staines Memorial Award. Marc was one of the founders of Jeune Chambre Économique de Basse-Meuse on June 1, 1977. He became president of of his chapter in 1980-1981. After that he also became president of JCI Belgium in 1983. Due to his … Continue reading
After a year without granting the award, the Staines Foundation is proud to announce a new winner of the prestiguous award. During the Staines ceremony at the national convention of JCI Belgium in Liège, on the 20th September 2014, Audrey Taverna received the chandelier. For many years Audrey was involved in numerous projects that enhances … Continue reading
Jan Noreilde, Annemieke Hakse and their son Steven were amongst the many casualties of the irresponsible attack on the Malaysian airplane MH17. Jan (Senator #60248) was regional president of JCI Vlaanderen in 1998-1999, president of JCI Brussel from 1994 to 1996 and founding president of JCI SenSe, a Flemish organisation for JCI seniors and senators. … Continue reading
41 years ago, on June 18 1972, a plane crashed near London, known as the Staines air disaster. A tragic accident where also 9 JCI friends died, coming back from the European Conference in Edinburgh. This year the JCI Staines Foundation likes to be present with a large delegation, to honour our bond with the … Continue reading
From Wednesday May 28 to Sunday June 2 the JCI European Conference was held in Monaco. A magnificent location to gather many JCI members from all over Europe. It was the first ever sold-out conference ever, with 2,600 registrations. With a delegation of 386 members and senators JCI Belgium was the second largest! Jef Hendrickx, … Continue reading
On September 22, during the Belgian national convention, Annelies Quaegebeur received the Staines Award. After years of full dedication and JCI commitment on an international level, combining hard work and true friendships, it is an honour to welcome Annelies within the select group of Staines Award winners. Thanks also to JCI London.
Staines air crash remembered 40 years on Memorial services have been held to mark the 40th anniversary of the 1972 Staines air crash in which 118 people died. Alice Bhandhukravi spoke to retired nurse Frances Castledine, Joyce Humphry, the sister of one of the stewards who was onboard, and former steward Tom Abrams. During the … Continue reading
Surrey policeman remembers Staines air crash. Bernard Cooke, speaking to BBC Surrey’s Nick Wallis, said when he arrived at the crash it was “deadly quiet”. This radio interview was broadcasted out on Monday June 18, 2012. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-18486120