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by TKay-Tee
Mon Dec 21, 2015 12:18 pm
Forum: 2015 Mission Reports
Topic: 12/18/15 - FRIDAY Star Wars Premier - Elk Grove Village
Replies: 1
Views: 1624

12/18/15 - FRIDAY Star Wars Premier - Elk Grove Village

BIG THANK YOU to those that came out to the TFA Elk Grove Village premier on Friday. Guess what! We were a hit! :thumbs: Just received this from Classic Cinemas Corporate (sent to him by the EGV general manager): "This was an amazing event! All the costumes looked so great and the people in them wer...
by TKay-Tee
Tue Dec 15, 2015 11:07 am
Forum: 2015 Mission Reports
Topic: 12/13/15 - National Karate's Kid's Night Out - Elk Grove
Replies: 2
Views: 1697

Re: 12/13/15 - National Karate's Kid's Night Out - Elk Grove

Indeed! The support of my fellow troopers was MUCH appreciated!!!! :) THANKS AGAIN, team!!!!
by TKay-Tee
Mon Dec 14, 2015 9:55 am
Forum: 2015 Mission Reports
Topic: 12/13/15 - National Karate's Kid's Night Out - Elk Grove
Replies: 2
Views: 1697

12/13/15 - National Karate's Kid's Night Out - Elk Grove

On Sunday, December 13, National Karate of Elk Grove Village held their annual Kids Night Out event. This year the event had a Star Wars theme. 40 children were treated to pizza and games after they watched the Empire Strikes Back. The kids were thrilled to see the Stormtroopers, jawas and Jedi, but...
by TKay-Tee
Mon Nov 23, 2015 11:50 am
Forum: 2015 Mission Reports
Topic: 11/21/15 – Paw Wars – fundraiser for SCCR – Elk Grove Villag
Replies: 2
Views: 937

11/21/15 – Paw Wars – fundraiser for SCCR – Elk Grove Villag

On Saturday, November 21st, 13 members of the Midwest Garrison braved the snow storm to raise money for Second City Canine Rescue. Even though the weather was horrible, we still had many donors willing to brave the snow and come hang out with us. Cash donations were just over $200. At the same time,...
by TKay-Tee
Tue Nov 10, 2015 4:03 pm
Forum: The Welcome Mat
Topic: New Acquisitions
Replies: 3
Views: 1209

Re: New Acquisitions

Welcome, mom! I guess your first taste of 'trooping' made an impression! LOL Together we will rule the galaxy as mother and daughter!!! LOL :D :D :D :D :D :D :thumbs:
Trooper mom.jpg
by TKay-Tee
Fri Nov 06, 2015 4:47 pm
Forum: The Welcome Mat
Topic: New Member Here Saying Hi
Replies: 11
Views: 2917

Re: New Member Here Saying Hi

Welcome to the FUN side! :) We are by you as well, in Elk Grove and LOVE hockey as well!!!
by TKay-Tee
Tue Nov 03, 2015 11:12 am
Forum: 2015 Mission Reports
Topic: 10/31/15 – Mall-O-Ween – Woodfield Mall
Replies: 1
Views: 810

10/31/15 – Mall-O-Ween – Woodfield Mall

Wow! What a fun and VERY busy event. This was a two hour party in Woodfield Mall for Halloween. The MWG was there for one hour. Hundreds of children and adults dressed in costumes and went trick-or-treating to various stores within the mall. We were such a hit, that I think we will need to request s...
by TKay-Tee
Fri Oct 23, 2015 9:58 am
Forum: 2015 Mission Reports
Topic: 10/16/15 Friday - Katie's B-day - Chicago 606110
Replies: 1
Views: 781

10/16/15 Friday - Katie's B-day - Chicago 606110

This was a surprise appearance for a Katie Brocato. Her husband, Paul, was planning a special surprise party for her 40th birthday. We were asked to come be a part of the surprise event. Our daughter, Jenna, was also invited and my mother, came as our jedi handler. The plan was for Jenna (our little...
by TKay-Tee
Tue Oct 13, 2015 11:58 am
Forum: The Welcome Mat
Topic: You just got Lucky!
Replies: 8
Views: 2414

Re: You just got Lucky!

Congrats and welcome!
by TKay-Tee
Tue Oct 13, 2015 9:19 am
Forum: 2015 Mission Reports
Topic: 10/03/15 SAT - Humane Society's Paw Wars - Quincy/62301
Replies: 2
Views: 1033

Re: 10/03/15 SAT - Humane Society's Paw Wars - Quincy/62301

Awesome! I hope to be able to troop this one next year!!!
by TKay-Tee
Tue Sep 15, 2015 8:59 am
Forum: 2015 Mission Reports
Topic: 09/12/15 – Superheros Under the Stars – Harper College
Replies: 2
Views: 985

09/12/15 – Superheros Under the Stars – Harper College

Members of the Midwest Garrison appeared at Harper College's "Superheros Under the Stars" event. Although the event was moved inside, thus not 'under the stars', it was a very exciting, though small, event. The movie, "Guardians of the Galaxy" was shown. Guests were also treated to free popcorn, fac...
by TKay-Tee
Mon Aug 31, 2015 1:56 pm
Forum: The Welcome Mat
Topic: New guy Joe
Replies: 2
Views: 1116

Re: New guy Joe

Looking forward to seeing your final outfit!
by TKay-Tee
Thu Aug 27, 2015 2:46 pm
Forum: The Welcome Mat
Topic: Mike the Nube From Chicago
Replies: 3
Views: 1235

Re: Mike the Nube From Chicago

Welcome! Hang on for a WILD RIDE! :)
by TKay-Tee
Mon Aug 17, 2015 11:38 am
Forum: 2015 Mission Reports
Topic: 08/16/15 – Bartlett Kids Fest – Bartlett/60103
Replies: 2
Views: 1052

08/16/15 – Bartlett Kids Fest – Bartlett/60103

Troop 5.jpg This was a “Back to School” community event hosted by Banbury Fair. Throughout the 3 day event, there were numerous free activities for the kids including crafts, scavenger hunts and games. For a small fee, jump houses and train rides were available. The owners of Banbury Fair had reque...
by TKay-Tee
Tue Aug 04, 2015 8:20 am
Forum: The Welcome Mat
Topic: 2 Newbies...advice welcome :)
Replies: 6
Views: 1826

Re: 2 Newbies...advice welcome :)

Welcome!! My husband and I just finished our TK armor and were accepted into the 501st this past weekend. YES, it is AWESOME to be able to have a hobby you can share. In fact, our 8 year old wants to be a jawa, so we are looking into costumes for her. We are already having so much fun and look forwa...
by TKay-Tee
Mon Aug 03, 2015 12:46 pm
Forum: The Armory
Topic: Jawa costume?
Replies: 2
Views: 2509

Re: Jawa costume?

GREAT!!! Thanks!!!!!
by TKay-Tee
Mon Aug 03, 2015 8:11 am
Forum: The Armory
Topic: Jawa costume?
Replies: 2
Views: 2509

Jawa costume?

Hey, all! My husband are looking to purchase a jawa costume for our 8 year old so that she can join us on troops. Anyone know who I should speak to? Thanks!!!
by TKay-Tee
Thu Jan 08, 2015 10:27 am
Forum: The Welcome Mat
Topic: MWG Formal - Jan 24, 2015 Dress
Replies: 11
Views: 3013

Re: MWG Formal - Jan 24, 2015 Dress

AWESOME! Thanks, fellow troopers! This will be our first event with the MWG and we look forward to meeting you all!!! :cheers:
by TKay-Tee
Tue Jan 06, 2015 1:37 pm
Forum: The Welcome Mat
Topic: MWG Formal - Jan 24, 2015 Dress
Replies: 11
Views: 3013

MWG Formal - Jan 24, 2015 Dress

Perhaps an obvious answer, but what is the dress for the MWG Formal on Jan. 24th? Are we talking suits or actual tuxedos?