Upcoming Events
Sat., 2/28: Curve Ball Fundraiser (Oak Brook, IL)
This fundraiser is for “One for the Kids”. Their foundation raises money to help less fortunate kids.

Sat., 2/28: Polar Plunge (Mahomet, IL)
Join the Midwest Garrison for this event

Sat., 3/7: Cub Scout Pack Dinner (Hoffman Estates, IL)
Its a Cub Scout celebration of the birthday of the Boy Scouts of America. This year they are having a Star Wars theme.

Sat., 3/14: St Patricks Day Parade (Naperville, IL)
The Garrison has been set up with the West Suburban Irish to once again participate in the Naperville St. Patrick's Day Parade.

Sun., 3/15: South Side St Patricks Parade (Chicago, IL)
The Garrison has been invited to participate in this year's South Side Irish St. Patrick's Day Parade.

3/19: Chi-Fi 2015 (Chicago, IL)

3/21: Library Comic Con (Schaumburg, IL)

3/21: Interplanetar 5K Run (Peoria, IL)

3/21: Birthday Party (Schaumburg, IL)

3/28: Green Bay Gamblers Hockey (Green Bay, WI)

 
Legion News
Forward March! TB-101 Leads the Way!
http://i1099.photobucket.com/albums/g395/MidwestGarrison/Legion%20Command/TB101%20on%20the%20March%20554_zps0baj6g0a.jpg The 501st Legion congratulates Aimee Jorgensen, TB-101 , on her re-election as Legion Commanding Officer ! Aimee...

The 501st Legion Trooper of the Month for December 2014
Congratulations to Valter Santos, BH-3738 of the Portuguese Outpost , our December Legion Trooper of the Month! In December, Valter was instrumental in making Comic Con Oporto one of the largest and successful events on the Iberian Peninsula in Legion...

Vader's Fist Presents Liam's Arm
http://i1099.photobucket.com/albums/g395/MidwestGarrison/Legion%20Command/Liam%201_zpsrjoqkyw4.jpg Members of the 501st Legion's Georgia Garrison had the great honor of presenting young Liam Porter with a custom-built prosthetic arm,...

In Memoriam: Debora Rojas DZ-13480
On the 26th of January, 2015, Debora Rojas (DZ-13480) of the 501st Legion?s Garrison Argentina , walked on to a world of peace and love. Debora is remembered for her charisma, unyielding sympathy, and companionship. She embraced the 501st Legion and...

The 501st Legion Trooper of the Month for November 2014
The Legion Trooper of the Month for November 2014 was chosen from two very worthy candidates: Matthew Morley, TK-4108 of Old Line Garrison , and Terry Chui, TK-2886 of Outer Rim Garrison! Both men have given hours and hours of their time, regularly...

The 501st Legion Trooper of the Month for October 2014
The Legion had no less than five nominations for Trooper of the Month in October 2014: Daniele Alfonzo, DZ-3364 of Italica Garrison , who has put his organizational skills have made events far, far easier for his fellow troopers; Adam Cannon, TX-2943...

The 501st Legion Trooper of the Month for September 2014
September saw two nominations for Legion Trooper of the Month. Jim Cembrook, SL-7287 of Florida Garrison , headed up a Legion-wide merchandise run of police-style badges, so that our members can better keep Order in the galaxy. Handling a massive...

501st Mission Spotlight: Crocus Expo, Moscow
http://i1099.photobucket.com/albums/g395/MidwestGarrison/Legion%20Command/RussianOutpost-Troopers_zps829ca013.jpg At the beginning of October, the 501st Legion's Russian Outpost had their main event of this year - the first true...

The 501st Legion Trooper of the Month for August 2014
There were no less than four nominees for August's Legion Trooper of the Month! Every one of them has gone out of their way (in some cases literally!) for the benefit of their local unit and for the 501st as a whole. This month's title went to Nicky...

The 501st Legion Trooper of the Month for July 2014
We had three nominees for Legion Trooper of the Month for July 2014, and each of them has gone above and beyond the call of duty. Andrew Kudryavtsev, TK-25007 of the Russian Outpost was nominated for designing and building a professional-grade, Death...

 
Neighboring Units
Wisconsin Garrison
Wisconsin

Bloodfin Garrison
Indiana

Midsouth Garrison
Kentucky & Tennessee

Central Garrison
N. Dakota, S. Dakota, Minnesota, & Iowa

70th Explorers Garrison
Kansas & Missouri

Northern Darkness Garrison
Northern 22 counties of Indiana

Nar Shadaa Base
Rebel Legion - Wisconsin & Illinois

 
Event Calendar
NOTE:
  • An event only appears on the calendar below once it has been confirmed and all details set. Days that appear to be free below may already have events in the planning stages under way.
  • At least a month's advanced notice is appreciated for event planning. As a reminder, we are not professional entertainers or actors and all of our activities are done on a volunteer basis only.
  • Even with a free day and sufficient advanced notice, we cannot guarantee availability for events, again due to the fact that we are all volunteers who do this in our spare time.
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Direct link to topic thread on our forum. Most are restricted to 501st/Rebel Legion members only due to private planning details. Members must log onto the forum to view the topic thread.
Private events include birthday parties, weddings, and other events not open to the public for drop-ins. Forum topics may contain address and contact information of private parties, and as such, a direct forum link is not provided for security purposes.

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Events for May 5, 2012

Free Comic Book Day Frankfort :: Frankfort, IL

Join the MWG at AF Books for Free Comic Book Day
Star Wars Day at Miller Park Zoo :: Bloomington, IL

It's an afternoon of family fun with Star Wars attire encouraged. See special animal enrichment activities with the sci-fi theme.
Slackers CDs & Games-Free Comic Book Day :: Alton, IL

Our presence has been requested again to make an appearance at Slackers on Free Comic Book Day
Free Comic Book Day :: Portage, IN

For the 6th year in a row Sparky, of Lightspeed Hobbies, has invited the MWG to come out for Free Comic Book Day.
Free Comic Book Day :: Champaign, IL

Join the MWG at G-Mart for Free Comic Book Day
Free Comic Book Day :: Grayslake, IL

Join the MWG at Free Comic Book Day at Jay's Comics
Transplant Send Off :: Arlington Heights, IL

Top Secret
Free Comic Book Day at Twilight Comics :: Shiloh, IL

The MWG, who have attended the last four years, have been requested to make an appearance at Twilight Comics
Free Comic Book Day at Comic Quest :: Evansville, IN

Join the MWG and the Bloodfin Garrison as they attend FCBD at Comic Quest
Coal City Library :: Coal City, IL

The library is hoping to have like a star wars jeopardy that the attendees and characters can play
No Mo Chemo Celebration :: Hudson, IL

Top Secret
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