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by Schph Gochi
Sun Dec 17, 2017 3:53 am
Forum: 2017 Mission Reports
Topic: 12/13/17 - Chicago Bulls Star Wars night
Replies: 1
Views: 757

12/13/17 - Chicago Bulls Star Wars night

Thanks to all who attended the Chicago Bulls Star Wars Night event at the United Center. I was not there and only acted as EvCo - so I have no photos. Participant list for TOD (in no particular order) 21083 - Brian Salisbury 21470 - Chris Stewart 8596 - Matt Frysztak 21200 - Kelly Baldridge 45456 - ...
by Schph Gochi
Sun Dec 17, 2017 3:41 am
Forum: 2017 Mission Reports
Topic: 12-16-17 - Frankfort-Boy Scouts viewing TLJ
Replies: 1
Views: 1303

12-16-17 - Frankfort-Boy Scouts viewing TLJ

The MWG and NSB were invited to attend a private viewing of "The Last Jedi" at the Emagine theater in Frankfort. Our appearance and the movie (two theaters full) were a special reward to the local Boy Scout Troop for their efforts in their annual popcorn sale fundraiser. I am very thankful to the pa...
by Schph Gochi
Mon Dec 04, 2017 2:32 am
Forum: 2017 Mission Reports
Topic: 12-4-17 - ToyCon Charity Toy Show
Replies: 2
Views: 1344

12-4-17 - ToyCon Charity Toy Show

Since at least 2004 the MWG has been asked to attend the annual ToyCon Charity Toy Show to benefit Pediatric Oncology Treasure Chest Foundation which provides toys and gift cards (for older kids) for children undergoing treatments in hospitals across the country. If you have done an event at Lurie o...
by Schph Gochi
Thu Dec 22, 2016 1:33 pm
Forum: 2016 Mission Reports
Topic: 12-16-16 Chicago Bulls Game appearance
Replies: 1
Views: 1048

12-16-16 Chicago Bulls Game appearance

I was coordinator, but did not go to this event. I did ask for photos to be uploaded to the MWG Photobucket album I made, but so far no one has put any photos there. For TOD purposes: Kylo : Aaron Brigman Chicagovader SL2875 R2 and handler Aaron Treble Princess Leia Blair Douglass ladysolo ID: 12226...
by Schph Gochi
Wed Dec 07, 2016 6:06 am
Forum: 2016 Mission Reports
Topic: 12-4-16 Toy Con Charity Show
Replies: 3
Views: 971

Re: 12-4-16 Toy Con Charity Show

Updated with charity information..
direct and indirect funds...
by Schph Gochi
Mon Dec 05, 2016 1:43 am
Forum: 2016 Mission Reports
Topic: 12-4-16 Toy Con Charity Show
Replies: 3
Views: 971

12-4-16 Toy Con Charity Show

http://i1099.photobucket.com/albums/g395/MidwestGarrison/2016/2016%2012-4%20Toy%20Con%20Charity%20Show/IMG_9883_zpsj2qt2lu7.jpg Our annual Christmas gathering in Bridgeview for Children's Treasure Chest for Pediatric Oncology. This show benefits Children's Treasure Chest for Pediatric Oncology and ...
by Schph Gochi
Sat Jul 09, 2016 5:05 am
Forum: 2016 Mission Reports
Topic: 07/08/16 New Lenox Relay For Life
Replies: 1
Views: 699

07/08/16 New Lenox Relay For Life

http://i1099.photobucket.com/albums/g395/MidwestGarrison/2016/2016%2007-08%20New%20Lenox%20Relay%20For%20Life/IMG_8852_zpsrdutalxv.jpg http://i1099.photobucket.com/albums/g395/MidwestGarrison/2016/2016%2007-08%20New%20Lenox%20Relay%20For%20Life/13557812_10153523978470213_8678596456018720400_n_zps1w...
by Schph Gochi
Fri Feb 19, 2016 5:17 am
Forum: 2016 Mission Reports
Topic: 02/18/16 - New Lenox Relay for Life kick off
Replies: 1
Views: 879

02/18/16 - New Lenox Relay for Life kick off

http://i201.photobucket.com/albums/aa304/schphgochi/Star%20Wars%20Missions%202016/New%20Lenox%20RFL%20Kick%20Off%202-18-2016/IMG_7971_zpsgl2vwc9x.jpg The Midwest Garrison and Nar Shaddaa Base were asked to participate in the kick off event for the New Lenox Relay for Life event. The RFL is in July ...
by Schph Gochi
Fri Jan 15, 2016 5:30 am
Forum: 2015 Mission Reports
Topic: 12-11 and 12-12 - Martino Jr. High Toys For Tots
Replies: 6
Views: 3646

Re: 12-11 and 12-12 - Martino Jr. High Toys For Tots

Don't worry Phyllis I'm sending it to the legion and adding it to the numbers on our boards too. I think the way the Legion Charity Rep wanted to change things was confusing and no clear direction was ever give so I am still operating under your tutelage. Thanks for your kind words... I did try to ...
by Schph Gochi
Thu Dec 17, 2015 8:04 am
Forum: 2015 Mission Reports
Topic: 12-11 and 12-12 - Martino Jr. High Toys For Tots
Replies: 6
Views: 3646

Re: 12-11 and 12-12 - Martino Jr. High Toys For Tots

According to the organizers: Hi Phyllis, we ended up raising $3,100 for Toys for Tots plus all the toys we collected I have been out of the loop a bit since I left the position of Charity Rep...ordinarily this $$ donation would have been an "indirect" donation... however.. as I understand it... the ...
by Schph Gochi
Sun Dec 13, 2015 4:37 am
Forum: 2015 Mission Reports
Topic: 12-11 and 12-12 - Martino Jr. High Toys For Tots
Replies: 6
Views: 3646

12-11 and 12-12 - Martino Jr. High Toys For Tots

This weekend I coordinated a "double header" (triple header for me as Thursday night I was at the venue setting up the Hoth Vidscreen, Artoo and Hoth Trench Trooper costume) at New Lenox's Martino Jr. High's Toys for Tots/Star Wars Museum event. Friday night I was thrilled to have Jessica Hudak and ...
by Schph Gochi
Sun Dec 06, 2015 4:23 pm
Forum: 2015 Mission Reports
Topic: 12-6-2015-ToyCon Charity Show-Bridgeview
Replies: 1
Views: 1831

12-6-2015-ToyCon Charity Show-Bridgeview

http://i1099.photobucket.com/albums/g395/MidwestGarrison/2015/2015%2012-06%20Toy%20Con%20Charity%20Toy%20Show/IMG_7677_zps2yjt2qya.jpg Each year starting in 2004, December means the ToyCon Charity Show in Bridgeview. Our mission at this event has always been to raise some money for Children's Treas...
by Schph Gochi
Tue Dec 01, 2015 5:47 pm
Forum: 2015 Mission Reports
Topic: 12/1/2015 Lurie Children's Hosp-Master Your Force
Replies: 4
Views: 2745

12/1/2015 Lurie Children's Hosp-Master Your Force

Lucasfilm/Disney has launched a new series of visits to children's hospitals nationwide called "Master Your Force". These visits are orchestrated with participating hospitals, Disney Volunt-ears, Lucasfilm employees, and members of the costuming groups. The Midwest Garrison and Nar Shaddaa Base were...
by Schph Gochi
Sun Oct 11, 2015 2:35 am
Forum: 2015 Mission Reports
Topic: 10-10-15 Star Wars Reads Mokena Public Library
Replies: 1
Views: 742

10-10-15 Star Wars Reads Mokena Public Library

http://i1099.photobucket.com/albums/g395/MidwestGarrison/2015/2015%2010-10%20Star%20Wars%20Reads%20Mokena%20Library/IMG_7331_zps5gen11ru.jpg My thanks to Steve Mamman (TK7345) and his Padawan (Leo) for joining me and Artoo at the Mokena Public Library for their first "Star Wars Reads Day". A small ...
by Schph Gochi
Sat Aug 29, 2015 8:10 am
Forum: The Armory
Topic: ANOVOS TK ARMOR introduction workshop
Replies: 60
Views: 28428

Re: ANOVOS TK ARMOR introduction workshop

If it's not too late to sign up, I'd like to attend with my husband. He'll be helping me with my armor. Laura...hope you are still going...it is open to all... and.. I may join you and sit in a corner with a certain costume pattern and trace it for you... I will be in the area at an urban farm near...
by Schph Gochi
Sun Aug 23, 2015 5:00 am
Forum: 2015 Mission Reports
Topic: 08/22/2015- Mokena MakerFaire
Replies: 1
Views: 883

08/22/2015- Mokena MakerFaire

Many thanks to MWG member Dave Klima and Robert Redden ( and me )... along with NSB members Laura Smith, Pat Phinney, .. and a couple of our droids.....Artoo Gochi and Robert's BB8 who attended the Mokena MakerFaire. This is not a con but rather an event to showcase people who "make stuff". The orga...
by Schph Gochi
Mon Jun 29, 2015 4:15 am
Forum: The Armory
Topic: ANOVOS TK ARMOR introduction workshop
Replies: 60
Views: 28428

Re: ANOVOS TK ARMOR introduction workshop

UPDATE!!! The top meeting room at the Joliet Library has been reserved for us. The date is SATURDAY, AUGUST 29, 2015. 10AM-2PM [/b] We are not allowed to have food or refreshments in the meeting room, but I will see if perhaps we can use another room to order sandwiches or other refreshments for a ...
by Schph Gochi
Tue May 12, 2015 5:49 am
Forum: The Armory
Topic: Attn: Biker Scouts
Replies: 30
Views: 26388

Re: Attn: Biker Scouts

looks GREAT...
yeah...
I am bummed...
I put a lot of work into my piece ...and tried to work with dimensions as they were given in tutorials re: that detonator...
what I didn't know is that the detonators currently available appear to be smaller than the dimensions I was working with...

:(