News — January 01, 2000

First-Rate Senate Program and Awards Ceremony in Barcelona

The outstanding Senate program during the JCI Congress in Barcelona included a deluxe Senate lounge open all day, golfing, sightseeing, and a sumptuous Senate dinner, enjoyed by more than 700 JCI Senators. The dinner was hosted in Les Drassanes,
The outstanding Senate program during the JCI Congress in Barcelona included a deluxe Senate lounge open all day, golfing, sightseeing, and a sumptuous Senate dinner, enjoyed by more than 700 JCI Senators. The dinner was hosted in Les Drassanes, one of the architectural elements that best characterize the Mediterranean facade of Barcelona. Because of its esthetic quality, this building is considered one of the best creations of the Catalonian Gothic movement. THE JCI AWARDS CEREMONY JCI recognized individuals, as well as local and national organizations, for their outstanding achievements during the year. It was a way to say “thank you” and it motivated members, LOMs and NOMs to carry out even better projects in the future. The high-caliber ceremony was laced with excitement and suspense, as many hoped to be rated among the world’s best in Junior Chamber. Winners received beautiful original trophies from sponsoring national organizations throughout the world. Before the ceremony, a panel of distinguished judges had met for 2 1/2 days to judge all entries and select the best of the best. The winners were: Individual Awards ********************** I.1 Senator of the Year Award Clare Ashton, British Junior Chamber I.2 Outstanding Member Award Sally Ann Bennet, British Junior Chamber I.3 Outstanding LOM President of the World Award I.3.A (up to 45 members) Ronny Wong, Malaysia Junior Chamber I.3.b (46-75 members) Elaine Tai, Hong Kong Junior Chamber I.3.c (75+ members) Salim Soobadar, Mauritius Junior Chamber NOM Awards ************* II.1 Individual Development Program Award Sri Lanka Junior Chamber II.2 Youth Activities Award Philippines Junior Chamber II.3 Economic Affairs Award Hong Kong Junior Chamber II.5 Major Emphasis Theme/Subtheme Award Korea Junior Chamber II.6 Award for Community Activities Program India Junior Chamber II.7 Award for Civic Involvement Program Turkey Junior Chamber II.9 NOM Publication Award Finland Junior Chamber II.10 Public Relations Award Hong Kong Junior Chamber LOM Awards ************* III.1 Outstanding LOM of the World Award III.1.a Tampere Junior Chamber, Finland III.1.b Aberdeen Junior Chamber, Scotland III.1.c Port Louis Junior Chamber, Mauritius III.2 Outstanding New LOM of the World Award Katipunan Junior Chamber, Philippines III.3 Leadership Development Award Soleil Junior Chamber, Benin III.4 Economic Affairs Award Greensboro Junior Chamber, USA III.5 Commercial Education Project Award Mandarin Sibu Junior Chamber, Malaysia III.6 Market Economic Development Award Osaka Junior Chamber, Japan III.7 Major Emphasis Theme/Subtheme Award Mandarin Sibu Junior Chamber, Malaysia III.8 Best Community Development Award Quatre Bornes Junior Chamber, Mauritius III.9 Environmental Improvement Award Quilandy Junior Chamber, India III.11 Youth Activities Award Perlas Pasay Junior Chamber, Philippines III.12 Humanitarian Assistance Project Award Perlas Pasay Junior Chamber, Philippines III.13 Cultural Affairs Award Hou Kong Junior Chamber, Macao III.14 Civic Involvement Program Award Manila Junior Chamber, Philippines III.15 The UNICEF Award Intan Junior Chamber, Malaysia III.16 Education for Peace Award Palghat Junior Chamber, India III.17 ICC Business Award Port Louis Junior Chamber, Mauritius III.18 Fund-Raising Project Award Kota Kinabalu Junior Chamber, Malaysia III.19 Membership Award Osaka Junior Chamber, Japan III.20 Special Project Award Manila Junior Chamber, Philippines III.21 Best LOM Publication Award Aberdeen Junior Chamber, Scotland III.23 Public Relations Award Brussels Junior Chamber, Belgium III.24 Award for International Cooperation Between Two or More LOMs Pays de Herve Junior Chamber, Belgium III.25 International Affairs Award Hiroshima Junior Chamber, Japan III.26 International Humanitarian Assistance Award Seattle Junior Chamber, USA III.27 Future of Children Award Bogot? Junior Chamber, Colombia III.28 World Wide Web Award Apex Junior Chamber, Hong Kong
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