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by woulf
Fri Jan 24, 2020 11:03 pm
Forum: 2019 Mission Reports
Topic: 12/21/19 SAT - CLW Star Wars Movie event - Naperville
Replies: 1
Views: 994

12/21/19 SAT - CLW Star Wars Movie event - Naperville

This was the 2nd time we've done an event for the CLW, Children Leukemia Warriors. We did the The Last Jedi Premier for them as well. The group purchased one screen in the theater and invite children fighting leukemia, and their families to come watch the Rise of Skywalker free. We were let in the t...
by woulf
Fri Jan 24, 2020 10:48 pm
Forum: 2019 Mission Reports
Topic: 12/14/19 - SAT - Chicago Wolves Star Wars Night - Rosemont
Replies: 1
Views: 946

12/14/19 - SAT - Chicago Wolves Star Wars Night - Rosemont

The 5th year at the Chicago Wolves event, and we packed the house again. In spite of some hurdles, we were able to get a ton of different costumes and as usual, the fans loved us. Same as always, just walked around, taking photos and making smiles and memories. Thank you to all who made it out! I'll...
by woulf
Sun Sep 29, 2019 9:58 pm
Forum: 2019 Mission Reports
Topic: 08/30/19 FRI Bugs Pals Children's Hospital Visit - Oaklawn
Replies: 1
Views: 399

08/30/19 FRI Bugs Pals Children's Hospital Visit - Oaklawn

Always a fantastic troop with Bugs Pals and Hope Children's Hospital. Bugs Pals had tons of books, toys, and pillows donated for us to hand out, as we went room to room visiting the children and their families. Not always an easy troop, but always a worthwhile troop. We put many smiles on the faces,...
by woulf
Sun Sep 29, 2019 9:46 pm
Forum: 2019 Mission Reports
Topic: 08/11/19 SUN - Montgomery Fest Parade - Montgomery
Replies: 1
Views: 376

08/11/19 SUN - Montgomery Fest Parade - Montgomery

Once again we brought the awesome that is Star Wars to the Montgomery Fest parade. Weve been doing this one for a few years now, and we are always a big hit. Almost didnt happen this year due to missed emails between myself and the village, but we got it straightened out and had a good showing. Than...
by woulf
Sun Sep 29, 2019 9:26 pm
Forum: 2019 Mission Reports
Topic: 05/05/19 - MS Walk - St Charles IL
Replies: 1
Views: 401

05/05/19 - MS Walk - St Charles IL

This was our 5th year making it out to support the MS Walk. The Host and her husband are huge fans, and have asked us out for every event they've been in charge of. Thanks again for all those who made it out for a great cause. At the last point checked, the event raised $180K Steve - 7345 - X-Wing P...
by woulf
Sat Dec 15, 2018 11:00 pm
Forum: 2018 Mission Reports
Topic: 11/24/18 - SAT - Chicago Wolves Star Wars Night - Rosemont
Replies: 1
Views: 708

11/24/18 - SAT - Chicago Wolves Star Wars Night - Rosemont

This was our 4th year participating in the Chicago Wolves Star Wars night. They love having us, and take good care us. As per the norm, showed up early to suit up, and greet the fans at gates open. Then we milled about the concourse for the first 2 periods, before suiting down. Some enjoyed the game...
by woulf
Sat Dec 15, 2018 10:24 pm
Forum: 2018 Mission Reports
Topic: 08/12/18 - Montgomery Fest Parade - Montgomery IL
Replies: 1
Views: 754

08/12/18 - Montgomery Fest Parade - Montgomery IL

Think this was our 5th year doing the little local home town parade. Its a short one, but we dont sweat any less, LOL Thanks for everyone making it out this year. We are always a huge hit! Troopers: Steve, 7345 - A-Wing Pilot Ted, 36285 - Maul Trooper Tod, 60151 - Gunner Kelly, 21200 - Mara Jade Tim...
by woulf
Thu Oct 25, 2018 11:27 pm
Forum: 2018 Mission Reports
Topic: 08/03/18 FRI - Bugs Pal Children's Hospital Visit - Oaklawn
Replies: 1
Views: 720

08/03/18 FRI - Bugs Pal Children's Hospital Visit - Oaklawn

Once again, we braved the tears, to bring the smiles to the Children at Hope/Advocate Children's Hospital in Oaklawn. This event first spear headed by Jody, and then passed to me once I became a member, has been handing out toys, books, and now wagons to the children for 8 years now. Thanks to all o...
by woulf
Wed Jul 11, 2018 9:59 pm
Forum: 2018 Mission Reports
Topic: 05/06/18 SUN - Walk MS 2018 - St. Charles
Replies: 1
Views: 520

05/06/18 SUN - Walk MS 2018 - St. Charles

This is our 4th year attending this event. We are always a hit, and for a fantastic cause. The host loves us so much...Im sure our request for next year is already in LOL :mrgreen: This is a troop anniversary for some, and as long as they'll have us, we'll be coming back year after year. This year w...
by woulf
Sun Jul 01, 2018 3:27 pm
Forum: 2018 Mission Reports
Topic: 03/24/18 SAT - Bugs Pal toy drop off - Oaklawn IL
Replies: 1
Views: 515

03/24/18 SAT - Bugs Pal toy drop off - Oaklawn IL

This year we had an added event for Bugs Pals at Advocate Hope Children's Hospital. The Seimek Family asked us to meet them at the hospital, and hand out the toys they normally just drop off to the hospital. We met up at the hospital and got suited up. met with the staff and the seimek family, took ...
by woulf
Tue Jan 09, 2018 11:59 pm
Forum: 2017 Mission Reports
Topic: 12/09/17 SAT Bolingbrook Library Star Wars Day
Replies: 1
Views: 1201

12/09/17 SAT Bolingbrook Library Star Wars Day

Fountaindale Library in Bolingbrook, IL had their 2nd Star Wars celebration on December 9, 2017 from 10 to 3. We came out to interact with the patrons and enjoy ourselves. This was a great time. the library once again did a fantastic job with activities for the kids, an Endor forrest, and they also ...
by woulf
Tue Jan 09, 2018 11:28 pm
Forum: 2017 Mission Reports
Topic: 07/03/2017 MON - Warrenville July 4th Parade
Replies: 1
Views: 1162

07/03/2017 MON - Warrenville July 4th Parade

We were asked to participate in the Warrenville 4th of July parade. It was the city's 50th anniversary, and they were looking for some Star wars for the parade. Jason took this on as a last minute troop, and we were very well received.

Steve M, 7345
Phyllis S, 1951
Jason S, RL
Valerie M, RL
by woulf
Tue Dec 19, 2017 12:46 am
Forum: 2017 Mission Reports
Topic: 12/17/17 -Sun- Childhood Leukemia movie night-The Last Jedi
Replies: 1
Views: 1170

12/17/17 -Sun- Childhood Leukemia movie night-The Last Jedi

The CL Warriors foundation asked us to come out and greet the families of children with Leukemia. The foundation bought out 1 screen and invited the families to come see TLJ. We took photos and hung out in the lobby inneracting with the children and families. The children were encouraged to wear cos...
by woulf
Wed Dec 06, 2017 12:58 am
Forum: 2017 Mission Reports
Topic: 12/02/17 - Sat - Chicago Wolves SW Night
Replies: 1
Views: 763

12/02/17 - Sat - Chicago Wolves SW Night

This was our 3rd year participating in the Chicago Wolves Star Wars night. As always, we made it a hit. We a huge group, varied costumes, and were a hit with the fans. This event is always a sell out for the Wolves, and they are great hosts. Thank you to everyone who made it out, and made my job eas...
by woulf
Sun Oct 29, 2017 11:43 pm
Forum: 2017 Mission Reports
Topic: 09/17/17 SUN NAMC N. Aurora Parade
Replies: 1
Views: 891

09/17/17 SUN NAMC N. Aurora Parade

Another last minute troop. We had done this parade about 3 years ago. Although the route has changed, it was no less demanding. It was later in the year, but it was still hot and humid. Thank you to all the brave souls who came out to give a good showing for the parade. Thanks to Ted for the Maul ha...
by woulf
Sun Oct 29, 2017 11:09 pm
Forum: 2017 Mission Reports
Topic: 10/01/17 - Sun - Walk for Wishes Elk Grove Village
Replies: 1
Views: 777

10/01/17 - Sun - Walk for Wishes Elk Grove Village

We were asked to join in the Walk for Wishes event thru our FB page. A small group of us had joined William, the boy we granted his wish to become a jedi, and fight Vader, and his family last year as he was one the guests of honor. This year William's family did not participate, however the event or...
by woulf
Fri Sep 15, 2017 2:45 pm
Forum: 2017 Mission Reports
Topic: 09/10/17 SUN - Pathways Parade - Bolingbrook 60440
Replies: 3
Views: 1090

Re: 09/10/17 SUN - Pathways Parade - Bolingbrook 60440

LMAO ... the look on Supergirl's face :lol: :mrgreen:

It was a fun parade, glad I could make it out.
by woulf
Mon Aug 21, 2017 12:53 am
Forum: 2017 Mission Reports
Topic: 08/13/17 SUN - Montgomery Fest Parade - Montgomery, IL
Replies: 1
Views: 926

08/13/17 SUN - Montgomery Fest Parade - Montgomery, IL

Year number 4 for Montgomery Fest parade is in the books. As always we were a huge hit. Once again we almost got out numbered by the younglings. thanks to everyone for letting their children take part in the parade too. this one is a very laid back, short route, and child friendly parade. I have alr...
by woulf
Mon Aug 21, 2017 12:31 am
Forum: 2017 Mission Reports
Topic: 08/04/17 FRI - Bugs Pals/Advocate Children's Hospital
Replies: 2
Views: 1091

08/04/17 FRI - Bugs Pals/Advocate Children's Hospital

This was the 7th year for the Bug's Pals troop to the advocate children's hospital in Oak Lawn. This year the hospital and Dan worked out together to get a smaller number of troopers, but the ability for the group to stay together, and visit every room and floor available to us. Once again we were a...
by woulf
Sun Jul 30, 2017 11:40 pm
Forum: 2017 Mission Reports
Topic: 05/07/17 SUN - Walk MS 2017 - St. Charles
Replies: 1
Views: 783

05/07/17 SUN - Walk MS 2017 - St. Charles

This was the 3rd year of Trooping the MS walk in St Charles. Once again we were a huge hit as we mingled with the participants, and cheer those on at the start/finish line. This year the weather was MUCH better then last year. Thanks to those who made it out to support this great cause. I have alrea...