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by Sakic Jade
Fri Oct 30, 2015 11:26 am
Forum: 2015 Mission Reports
Topic: 10/18/15 Elgin Symphony Orchestra Sunday
Replies: 1
Views: 731

10/18/15 Elgin Symphony Orchestra Sunday

http://i1099.photobucket.com/albums/g395/MidwestGarrison/2015/2015%2010-18%20Elgin%20Symphony%20Orchestra%20Sunday/IMG_0002_2_zpsxuqkrr5y.jpg The Elgin Symphony Orchestra was having a Music of Science Fiction performance. The show ended with 6 songs from the Star Wars saga, and they thought it woul...
by Sakic Jade
Fri Oct 30, 2015 11:20 am
Forum: 2015 Mission Reports
Topic: 10/17/15 Elgin Symphony Orchestra
Replies: 1
Views: 794

10/17/15 Elgin Symphony Orchestra

http://i1099.photobucket.com/albums/g395/MidwestGarrison/2015/2015%2010-17%20Elgin%20Symphony%20Orchestra/12109800_1047362691965291_2537555951574406560_o_zpsktdouarv.jpg The Elgin Symphony Orchestra was having a Music of Science Fiction performance. The show ended with 6 songs from the Star Wars sa...
by Sakic Jade
Thu Oct 29, 2015 8:00 pm
Forum: 2015 Mission Reports
Topic: 10/27/15 TUE Halloween Costume Presentation HanoverPk /60133
Replies: 1
Views: 723

10/27/15 TUE Halloween Costume Presentation HanoverPk /60133

http://i1099.photobucket.com/albums/g395/MidwestGarrison/2015/2015%2010-27%20Halloween%20costume%20presentation/IMG_1566_zpstlo7pv4q.jpg This event was the perfect example of why I do this. A request came in last week from a Child Life Specialist. Good morning! I am wondering if you might be able t...
by Sakic Jade
Thu Oct 29, 2015 7:11 pm
Forum: 2015 Mission Reports
Topic: 10/20/15 WGN News Episode 7 Trailer Chicago
Replies: 1
Views: 769

10/20/15 WGN News Episode 7 Trailer Chicago

http://i1099.photobucket.com/albums/g395/MidwestGarrison/2015/2015%2010-20%20WGN%20News%20Episode%207%20Trailer%20Review/12188168_10207826728289169_5501991249816673449_o_zpswpkw2re1.jpg We had a last minute request from WGN Morning News to come in and talk about the new The Force Awakens trailer. T...
by Sakic Jade
Thu Oct 29, 2015 6:58 pm
Forum: 2015 Mission Reports
Topic: 09/19/15 Learning Express Toys Geneva/60134
Replies: 2
Views: 1075

09/19/15 Learning Express Toys Geneva/60134

http://i1099.photobucket.com/albums/g395/MidwestGarrison/2015/2015%2009-19%20Learning%20Express%20Toys%20Geneva/IMG_9150_zpslk88leyz.jpg We were invited to visit the store for their anniversary event. It was a small little store, and they were super excited to have us there for the afternoon. We sa...
by Sakic Jade
Tue Oct 20, 2015 2:06 pm
Forum: 2015 Mission Reports
Topic: 08/07/15 FRI Relay 4 Life Itasca/60143
Replies: 2
Views: 966

08/07/15 FRI Relay 4 Life Itasca/60143

The Midwest Garrison has been trooping Relay Events in Chicagoland for a few years, but this year we wanted to do something different. We wanted to participate. So we formed a team, TIE FIGHTING CANCER. This year, we raised money and we walked. It was also the debut of a new booth put together by th...
by Sakic Jade
Wed Oct 14, 2015 4:46 pm
Forum: The Welcome Mat
Topic: Not New, Just New Here
Replies: 3
Views: 1265

Re: Not New, Just New Here

We have plenty of events posted for it! Find one nearby and join us! Welcome to Illinois!
by Sakic Jade
Thu Oct 08, 2015 9:44 pm
Forum: The Welcome Mat
Topic: You just got Lucky!
Replies: 8
Views: 2452

Re: You just got Lucky!

Welcome! Let us know what we can do to help. Hope to meet you at a troop soon!
by Sakic Jade
Sun Sep 13, 2015 4:18 pm
Forum: 2015 Mission Reports
Topic: 09/03/2015 Force Friday at Target - Crystal Lake
Replies: 1
Views: 820

09/03/2015 Force Friday at Target - Crystal Lake

With the release of the new toys, we were all surprised at the lack of troops, so we took it upon ourselves to find places. After a couple failures, we did get a hold of Target in Crystal Lake who was thrilled to have us out. We suited up at 11:00 PM, and wandered the line, entertaining the die hard...
by Sakic Jade
Sun Sep 13, 2015 3:59 pm
Forum: 2015 Mission Reports
Topic: 08/04/15 Bartlett Night Out - Bartlett
Replies: 1
Views: 809

08/04/15 Bartlett Night Out - Bartlett

For the second year, we were invited to help celebrate National Night Out in Bartlett. We had so much fun last year, that we had to go again. This year, we set up a table with brochures and cards, and they flew off the table. Its a simple troop, that promotes the community, the service people of the...
by Sakic Jade
Sun Aug 30, 2015 6:55 pm
Forum: 2015 Mission Reports
Topic: 08/22/2015 Centralia Balloon Fest - Darth Vader Balloon
Replies: 1
Views: 894

08/22/2015 Centralia Balloon Fest - Darth Vader Balloon

The Centralia Balloon Fest had the Darth Vader hot air balloon this year. The sponsor reached out to us for an appearance with the balloon. We, or course, obliged. The Fest had a Balloon Glow scheduled for Saturday night, so we set up the troop. Troopers from all around came: Chicago, Kentucky, Indi...
by Sakic Jade
Fri Aug 21, 2015 8:37 am
Forum: The Welcome Mat
Topic: Greetings - Need help modifying
Replies: 18
Views: 5333

Re: Greetings - Need help modifying

Welcome sir. I'm glad to see that you are making the choice to go Anovos. You will be happy with the results. We look forward to Meeting you and trooping with you soon
by Sakic Jade
Sun Aug 16, 2015 10:02 pm
Forum: 2015 Mission Reports
Topic: 06/17/2015 Make-A-Wish Send Off - Hoffman Estates
Replies: 1
Views: 865

06/17/2015 Make-A-Wish Send Off - Hoffman Estates

http://i1099.photobucket.com/albums/g395/MidwestGarrison/2015/2015%2006-17%20MAW%20Presentation%20Hoffman%20Estate/IMG_3429_zpspwbeacpp.jpg We were asked to join in with Sears and Make A Wish to present a trip to Disney World to a little boy who had been fighting cancer for a long time. The family ...
by Sakic Jade
Wed Jun 24, 2015 9:11 am
Forum: The Welcome Mat
Topic: Introducing myself to the MWG
Replies: 5
Views: 1746

Re: Introducing myself to the MWG

Well it's about time Mark! Welcome. Miley us know if we can help in any way! There's lots of great people here who are glad to help.
by Sakic Jade
Thu May 21, 2015 10:11 pm
Forum: The Welcome Mat
Topic: First time Stormtrooper wannabe....
Replies: 2
Views: 1260

Re: First time Stormtrooper wannabe....

Welcome Joe! There's a bunch of troopers and troops out here in the NW burbs. Plenty to do. Many of us have ordered Anovos armor. There will be plenty of people building it all once. You've taken your first step into a larger world.
by Sakic Jade
Fri May 15, 2015 11:11 am
Forum: The Armory
Topic: ANOVOS TK ARMOR introduction workshop
Replies: 60
Views: 28950

Re: ANOVOS TK ARMOR introduction workshop

I'm in!
by Sakic Jade
Wed May 06, 2015 6:30 pm
Forum: The Welcome Mat
Topic: Newbie hoping to become an imperial gunner
Replies: 11
Views: 2608

Re: Newbie hoping to become an imperial gunner

Welcome. I'm in Dundee, not too far from Hoffman. I made a jawa for my son. It's super easy and rather inexpensive.

I found everything I needed on the Krayt Clan.

Ask questions. We're here to help!
by Sakic Jade
Mon May 04, 2015 5:06 pm
Forum: 2015 Mission Reports
Topic: 05/03/2015 Star Wars Rebels Day West Dundee, IL
Replies: 1
Views: 1026

05/03/2015 Star Wars Rebels Day West Dundee, IL

The West Dundee Library was having a Star Wars Rebels day, and asked us to come out for support. The library is a small branch actually located in the basement of the rec center, but they made great use of their space. There was an amazing collection of Star Wars toys and collectors items on display...
by Sakic Jade
Mon May 04, 2015 4:58 pm
Forum: 2015 Mission Reports
Topic: 05/02/2015 Wedding Surprise
Replies: 2
Views: 1061

05/02/2015 Wedding Surprise

I have a friend who's sister was getting married. Both her and her husband are into Star Wars and Disney. They were incorporating these things into their wedding. My friend asked if we would mind helping out. As the week went on, the bride kept cutting little Star Wars things from the wedding, inclu...
by Sakic Jade
Mon May 04, 2015 4:45 pm
Forum: 2015 Mission Reports
Topic: 05/02/2015 FCBD Algonquin Public Library
Replies: 1
Views: 923

05/02/2015 FCBD Algonquin Public Library

We were invited out by the Algonquin Public Library to participate in Free Comic Book Day. The library had free comics all over for the kids to take home. They had a photo wall set up, with comic book props people could pose with. They had arts and crafts, including build your own lightsaber. And fi...