The international JCI community will honour the Staines victims during the European Conference in Braunschweig. Secretary General Edson Kodama will plan a special moment during the General Assembly to remember what happened 40 years ago, when JCI friends came back from the EC in Edinburgh. After the accident the international solidarity was enormous. JCI Belgium, … Continue reading
Please find the names of the persons who indicated to be present during the 40th Staines Memorial: Dominiek Callewier Olivier De Block Stephan Rogge Kris Sierens Marc Melen Koen Vanlommel Dimitri Baeten Steven Vandeput Theo De Beir Dimitri Verhoye Peter Tacq Miriam Roemers Jef Hendrickx Gerrit Lovinck Paul Van Bavel Isabelle Degryse (6 pers.) Tom … Continue reading
Did you know… You can buy art outside every Sunday at the Bayswater Road Artist’s Gallery – the art is displayed on the park railings. Spend your time outside appreciating London’s street art. You’ll discover historical statues, contemporary sculpture, murals, installations and more. And of course it’s free for you to enjoy! Make London your … Continue reading
It seems that British Airways remains on talking between the different units, which means that up to now we still don’t have their proposal. That’s a pity, but we can’t wait. Therefore we suggest that everyone looks for their transport. You can take the plane to London or you can take the train. There are … Continue reading
If you like to participate to the 40the Memorial service, you can send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org, or use this form below.
London is in fact breathing only one thing this year: the Olympic Games. Of course it is one of the most appealing events in the world, with a mission and vision that is very closely to the values of JCI. Brotherhood, peace, humanity,… Visiting the venues built for the Olympics can be one reason to … Continue reading
When we will visit London and Staines, the city will almost be fully prepared for the Olympics. Maybe you are curious to see how the medals really look like. Pay a ‘free’ visit at the British Museam and get a close view at the medals presented at the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The … Continue reading
40 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
For the people who will be in London on Sunday June 17, we will propose some activities in London. The first is a visit to Tate Modern, where Damien Hirst is THE artist to discover. Exposition from April 4 to September 9. Tickets can be bought upfront through the website http://www.tate.org.uk or the day itself … Continue reading
On Saturday April 28, 2012 the new and dedicated website about the Staines accident, the Foundation and the Memorial Day will be announced during the General Assembly of JCI Belgium. Remarks, ideas for improvement are always welcome. Please send them to the Staines Foundation board.