Peter Anckaert received the 2017 JCI Staines Award

During the national convention of JCI Belgium in Gent, Peter Anckaert was nominated for the prestigious JCI Staines Award. Congratulations. A motivation of the Belgian board: It has never been more clear who should win the Staines Award than this year. For the Board of Directors of JCI Belgium is was an easy and unanimous … Continue reading

In Memoriam: Reginald Schaumans

This is a message from the JCI Belgium 2017 Board of Directors With great sadness we bring you tragic news. Reginald Schaumans, our JCI leader and 1991 JCI World President, unexpectedly passed away on September 28, 2017 at age 66. This is a great loss for our organization and its members. His contribution to JCI … Continue reading

In Memoriam: Marc De Bolle

This year we lost a JCI friend and former Staines Award winner Marc De Bolle, Senator 25000 and past-member of JCI Antwerpen. The JCI career of Marc: 1976 – 1978 President JCI Antwerpen 1978 – 1979 President JCI Belgium 1980 JCI Vice-President 1981 JCI Executive Vice-President 1981 JCI Representative European Union 1982 JCI Chairman Main … Continue reading

2015 winner JCI Staines Award

During the national conference of 2015 Vincent Dascotte was awarded with the prestiguous JCI Staines Award. To characterize Vincent, as a member and president he constantly built strong connections between several  external parties: with the city, with local entrepreneurs, with other cultures (a.o. the International House in Mons). He also helped to start JCI Burundi … Continue reading

2015 JCI Staines Memorial

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

Passing of Marc Melen

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