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by TKay-Tee
Mon Jun 24, 2019 10:31 am
Forum: 2019 Mission Reports
Topic: 06/08/19 SAT SCCR Winning Bidder
Replies: 1
Views: 366

06/08/19 SAT SCCR Winning Bidder

On Saturday, June 8th, members of the MWG had the honor of appearing at an event for the winning bidder from last year's Second City Canine Rescue gala. In exchange for a $450 donation made directly to SCCR on the night of the gala, troopers 'arrested' the 50 year old birthday girl, who is a self-pr...
by TKay-Tee
Fri Jan 18, 2019 1:27 pm
Forum: 2018 Mission Reports
Topic: 10/18/18 - Star Wars Reads Harper College
Replies: 1
Views: 720

10/18/18 - Star Wars Reads Harper College

Event: Star Wars Reads - Harper College Contact: Katie Nowik Date: Thursday, October 18 Location: Harper College, Palatine Time: 10am-11am Duration: 1 hour Troopers: Katie Nowik - TK43033 Sharon Nirvasteele - TK-20117 This was Harper College's inaugural "Star Wars Reads Day". Presented by the Harper...
by TKay-Tee
Fri Jan 18, 2019 1:18 pm
Forum: 2018 Mission Reports
Topic: 07/15/18 – Elk Grove Village Picnic, Play and Party
Replies: 1
Views: 739

07/15/18 – Elk Grove Village Picnic, Play and Party

Event: Elk Grove Village Picnic, Play and Party Contact Name: Katie Nowik Date: Sunday, July 15, 2018 Time: 12-2pm Duration: 2 hours Apparently, the entire village of Elk Grove showed up for their 2nd annual Picnic, Play and Party event with several thousand in attendance!! This event was free to th...
by TKay-Tee
Mon Sep 24, 2018 3:05 pm
Forum: 2018 Mission Reports
Topic: 09/22/2018 SAT-EGVPL's Comic Con
Replies: 2
Views: 682

Re: 09/22/2018 SAT-EGVPL's Comic Con

What an AWESOME event - particularly as it was Elk Grove's FIRST! Kudos to our troopers as well as EG Library!!!
by TKay-Tee
Thu Dec 21, 2017 4:09 pm
Forum: 2017 Mission Reports
Topic: 12/28/17 Sat - EGHS Orchestra Concert
Replies: 1
Views: 1195

12/28/17 Sat - EGHS Orchestra Concert

12/28/17 Sat - EGHS Orchestra Concert Event: Elk Grove High School Fall Orchestra Concert Date: Saturday, Otober 28, 2017 Venue: Elk Grove High School Address: 500 W Elk Grove Blvd, Elk Grove Village, IL 60007 Total Hours Trooped: 8 hours On Saturday, October 28, member of the Midwest Garrison appea...
by TKay-Tee
Tue Dec 12, 2017 4:23 pm
Forum: 2017 Mission Reports
Topic: 08/19/17 - Niles Library Star Wars Day
Replies: 2
Views: 1527

08/19/17 - Niles Library Star Wars Day

Event: Niles Public Library Star Wars Day Date: Saturday, August 19, 2017 Venue: Niles Public Library Address: 6960 West Oakton St. Niles, IL 60714 Donation: $648.00 ($300 donated to Second City Canine Rescue for our appearance and $348 donated from sales of SCCR Supporter Patches to date) Total Hou...
by TKay-Tee
Mon Nov 20, 2017 2:44 pm
Forum: 2017 Mission Reports
Topic: 11/18/17 - Park Ridge Library Star Wars Day
Replies: 1
Views: 747

11/18/17 - Park Ridge Library Star Wars Day

Date: Saturday, November 18, 2017 Location: Park Ridge Library, Illinois Troopers Present: Katie Nowik - TK43033 Steve Nowik - TK91899 Jawa Jenna - CDZ1020 Todd Roesner - TK60151 Chris Buetsch - BH21273 Briak Gruak - RC10126 Tim Dunne - TI54750 Mat Agrest - LS10154 Duration: 90 min Total Volunteer T...
by TKay-Tee
Mon Jul 17, 2017 10:05 am
Forum: 2017 Mission Reports
Topic: 07/16/17 SUN – Play, Picnic & Party Event – Elk Grove Villag
Replies: 1
Views: 896

07/16/17 SUN – Play, Picnic & Party Event – Elk Grove Villag

On Sunday, July 16, members of the Midwest Garrison attended Elk Grove Village's Play, Picnic & Party Event. This is a FREE community event with fun activities for the whole family. From a Zip-line, to mini-golf, vendors and music, this event is a HUGE draw for the community. Only sponsors are grant...
by TKay-Tee
Fri Jul 14, 2017 3:17 pm
Forum: 2017 Mission Reports
Topic: 07/01/17 - Charlotte's 5th Birthday- Arlington Height
Replies: 1
Views: 816

07/01/17 - Charlotte's 5th Birthday- Arlington Height

On Saturday, July 1st, we had the opportunity to make a special little girl's 5th birthday truly memorable. While visiting Disney World with her parents this past Spring, Charlotte came home, not in love with the Disney princesses, but with the STORMTROOPERs and Jawas she saw. Knowing her birthday p...
by TKay-Tee
Wed Nov 02, 2016 9:11 am
Forum: 2016 Mission Reports
Topic: 10/29/16 Mall-O-Ween - Woodfield Mall, Schaumburg
Replies: 1
Views: 1130

10/29/16 Mall-O-Ween - Woodfield Mall, Schaumburg

On Saturday, October 29, members of the Midwest Garrison participated in Mall-O-Ween at Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg. This was a free event for children and adults. Guest went trick-or-treating to various stores within the mall and took photographs with Midwest Garrison members. It was a VERY busy e...
by TKay-Tee
Thu Oct 27, 2016 1:25 pm
Forum: 2016 Mission Reports
Topic: 08/05/16-FRI - Harper Star Wars Class
Replies: 1
Views: 1482

08/05/16-FRI - Harper Star Wars Class

Event Name: Harper Star Wars Class Appearance Venue: Harper College Venue address: 1200 W. Algonquin Road, Palatine, IL On Friday, August 5, member of the Midwest Garrison surprise the children at Harper College's Star Wars Class (part of the summer InZone program). The kids we BEYOND excited to see...
by TKay-Tee
Fri Jul 29, 2016 1:09 pm
Forum: 2016 Mission Reports
Topic: 07-16-16 Elk Grove 50th/60th Anniversary Event
Replies: 1
Views: 1245

07-16-16 Elk Grove 50th/60th Anniversary Event

On Saturday, July 16th, Elk Grove Village celebrated its 60th anniversary and the Elk Grove Park District celebrated it's 50th anniversary. TONS of activities were provided free of charge such as zip-lining, bounce houses, jousting, bubble soccer, face painting and crafts, just to name a few. Member...
by TKay-Tee
Mon Jun 27, 2016 8:05 am
Forum: 2016 Mission Reports
Topic: 06-18-16 Bark Wars Fundraiser/Awareness
Replies: 1
Views: 785

06-18-16 Bark Wars Fundraiser/Awareness

On Saturday, June 18, the Midwest Garrison and Rebel Legion descended upon an adoption event for Second City Canine Rescue. Members of both garrisons mingled with potential adopters and their families. Several foster homes brought their dogs to meet the garrison, with the intention of getting them u...
by TKay-Tee
Fri May 06, 2016 9:14 am
Forum: 2016 Mission Reports
Topic: 05/04/16 Lurie's Childrens Hospital - Chicago
Replies: 1
Views: 1336

05/04/16 Lurie's Childrens Hospital - Chicago

On Wednesday, May 4, 2016, two Stormtroopers and two Jedi visited with children at the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago. We mostly stayed in the Family Life Center, which is a respite area for their inpatient families. The Family Life Center is a medical free zone, so no doctors ...
by TKay-Tee
Thu Apr 07, 2016 8:52 am
Forum: 2016 Mission Reports
Topic: 04/06/15 - Jawa Jenna Raffle for Second City Canine Rescue
Replies: 0
Views: 7681

04/06/15 - Jawa Jenna Raffle for Second City Canine Rescue

SO proud of my little girl! Jenna's school had a community involvement night last night. She and a friend decided to have a booth about what the 501st does and what we do for the community. Jenna, having received a duplicate Star Wars lego set for her birthday last month, decided to sell raffle tick...
by TKay-Tee
Thu Feb 25, 2016 10:47 am
Forum: 2016 Mission Reports
Topic: 02/06/16 - MWG Viewing party: I Felt The Awakening Woodridg
Replies: 1
Views: 797

Re: 02/06/16 - MWG Viewing party: I Felt The Awakening Wood

What a GREAT time! Thanks for orchestrating this, Rex!! :) :thumbs:
by TKay-Tee
Tue Jan 12, 2016 10:45 am
Forum: The Welcome Mat
Topic: Greetings All!
Replies: 6
Views: 1994

Re: Greetings All!

Welcome!
by TKay-Tee
Wed Jan 06, 2016 10:08 am
Forum: 2015 Mission Reports
Topic: 12/17/15 - TFA Thursday Premier at Tivoli - Downers Grove
Replies: 1
Views: 1618

12/17/15 - TFA Thursday Premier at Tivoli - Downers Grove

WHAT AN EPIC NIGHT! The 501st was on hand for the premier of The Force Awakens at the Tivoli Theater in Downers Grove. This historic landmark boasts over 1,000 seats and ALL were filled for this exciting show. The 501st suited up inside and then walked the lines of enthusiastic Star Wars fans waitin...
by TKay-Tee
Mon Dec 21, 2015 5:00 pm
Forum: The Welcome Mat
Topic: new member from chicago suburbs
Replies: 4
Views: 1580

Re: new member from chicago suburbs

Welcome! My hubby and I both purchased/assembled AP armor. We are very pleased. Let us know if you have questions, though, the threads on FISD are VERY helpful when it comes to your build.