Tagged with Staines

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

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

Memorial 2013

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

BBC television report upon the Staines disaster

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

Memorial programme

PRACTICAL INFORMATION JCI Staines Memorial – London – June 17-18, 2012. This is the programme for the participants at the 40th Staines Memorial Sunday June 17 Free to visit London from your arrival time till 5pm: Very close to meeting point : Damien Hirst exposition in Tate Modern Design museum Tower Bridge walkway (fantastic view … Continue reading

Staines during the EC 2012

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

Curious to see the Olympic medals?

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