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by Dirty Scout
Mon Sep 19, 2016 8:42 am
Forum: The Welcome Mat
Topic: Hello from the south!
Replies: 13
Views: 3019

Re: Hello from the south!

Welcome.

The Central Illinois area has a couple facebook groups.The Peoria, Bloomington, Champaign area is very active for events and they are a great group. The groups are by invite only. Mark Berry who is the MWG's Executive Officer or I can add you to the groups.

Kent
by Dirty Scout
Mon Sep 19, 2016 8:37 am
Forum: The Welcome Mat
Topic: Greetings from Colona!
Replies: 6
Views: 2583

Re: Greetings from Colona!

Brian,

How is your Anovos build progressing? I used to live in the Quad Cities. There are two brothers that live in East Moline, IL that are awesome prop builders and I know Steve was working on his Anovos kit. PM me and I'll send you the info for contacting them.

Kent
by Dirty Scout
Wed Jul 27, 2016 1:32 pm
Forum: 2016 Mission Reports
Topic: 07/23/2016 SAT Peoria, IL birthday surprise
Replies: 1
Views: 854

07/23/2016 SAT Peoria, IL birthday surprise

We were invited to help a young Star Wars fan celebrate his 5th birthday. After doing the annual Kid's Day in East Peoria, we suited down and made the trek across the river to suit up again and do a quick appearance. In attendance: TK 1397 Brad Hartsock-Stormtrooper TX 17676 Thomas Little- Shadowtro...
by Dirty Scout
Wed Jul 27, 2016 1:06 pm
Forum: 2016 Mission Reports
Topic: 05/28/2016-Windy City Thunderbolts Star Wars Night
Replies: 1
Views: 749

05/28/2016-Windy City Thunderbolts Star Wars Night

Members of the Midwest Garrison and Nexu Clan invaded the Standard Bank Stadium for the Windy City Thunderbolts first ever Star Wars Night in Crestwood, IL. TheThunderbolts were sporting Stormtrooper Baseball Jerseys that were to be auctioned off with the proceeds going to the Illinois Chapter of Ma...
by Dirty Scout
Tue Apr 19, 2016 12:00 pm
Forum: The Welcome Mat
Topic: Hi from Chicago
Replies: 12
Views: 2970

Re: Hi from Chicago

Welcome
by Dirty Scout
Tue Apr 19, 2016 11:45 am
Forum: The Welcome Mat
Topic: Hi from Washington!
Replies: 5
Views: 1780

Re: Hi from Washington!

Good job navigating, Tom.

I am going to connect you with Steve Gaza and have help you a little. I am going also going to email you based on our previous conversation.
by Dirty Scout
Mon Apr 18, 2016 12:38 pm
Forum: The Welcome Mat
Topic: Hello from Peoria - I'm Jimi from Fondulac District Library
Replies: 5
Views: 2253

Re: Hello from Peoria - I'm Jimi from Fondulac District Lib

Welcome Jimi. I'm sure you met Mark, Brad, Eric, Scott, Lydia, Roz, CHarlotte, and Jim at the library. I was helping to man the booth. I'm Kent and I have an assortment of costumes. We would be glad to help you get on your way. We do armor parties in the Peoria area and we have a facebook group set ...
by Dirty Scout
Mon Apr 18, 2016 12:32 pm
Forum: The Armory
Topic: Helmet liner question...
Replies: 5
Views: 3975

Re: Helmet liner question...

I have one of the Fenix Props liners for my Royal guard. They are nice but they are very warm. Since you will be installing fans and hardware, I would avoid their liner. There are some military helmet pads that you can install with velcro which will make it easy to move them if you should have to ch...
by Dirty Scout
Mon Apr 11, 2016 12:29 pm
Forum: The Welcome Mat
Topic: New recruit from southern IL
Replies: 12
Views: 3831

Re: New recruit from southern IL

Welcome.
by Dirty Scout
Mon Apr 11, 2016 12:27 pm
Forum: The Welcome Mat
Topic: At Your Service!
Replies: 4
Views: 1682

Re: At Your Service!

Welcome! Please PM me, we have a facebook page for Central Illinois Trooping and Armor Parties.
by Dirty Scout
Thu Mar 31, 2016 11:41 am
Forum: The Welcome Mat
Topic: Greetings, Wisconsin Recruit here
Replies: 8
Views: 2406

Re: Greetings, Wisconsin Recruit here

welcome
by Dirty Scout
Thu Mar 31, 2016 11:37 am
Forum: The Welcome Mat
Topic: Hello from Chicago
Replies: 2
Views: 1260

Re: Hello from Chicago

Welcome
by Dirty Scout
Thu Mar 31, 2016 11:36 am
Forum: The Welcome Mat
Topic: New from Chicago
Replies: 1
Views: 1023

Re: New from Chicago

Welcome
by Dirty Scout
Thu Mar 24, 2016 10:18 pm
Forum: 2016 Mission Reports
Topic: 03/05/2016 Parkinson's Disease Fundraiser – Pekin
Replies: 1
Views: 934

03/05/2016 Parkinson's Disease Fundraiser – Pekin

Mandolorians and Imperial forces joined together to help raise funds for Parkinson’s research at the 8th Annual Pulled Pork for Parkinson's Disease held at the Pekin Moose Lodge #916. We gathered for photos, talked to the attendees, and colored with the kids. This event helps raise money to find a c...
by Dirty Scout
Wed Feb 24, 2016 1:08 pm
Forum: The Welcome Mat
Topic: Hello Midwest Garrison Members!
Replies: 9
Views: 2949

Re: Hello Midwest Garrison Members!

Welcome Dean! Where in North-Central Illinois are you at? We have a continual growing group down in the Peoria area and you are always welcome to join us when you are visiting at Bradley University.
by Dirty Scout
Wed Feb 24, 2016 1:06 pm
Forum: The Welcome Mat
Topic: New member, in Joliet
Replies: 3
Views: 1231

Re: New member, in Joliet

welcome
by Dirty Scout
Wed Feb 24, 2016 1:05 pm
Forum: The Welcome Mat
Topic: New armor
Replies: 5
Views: 1764

Re: New armor

welcome
by Dirty Scout
Mon Jan 11, 2016 12:57 pm
Forum: The Welcome Mat
Topic: How Do We Communicate
Replies: 1
Views: 928

Re: How Do We Communicate

Message sent to you
by Dirty Scout
Thu Dec 24, 2015 1:46 pm
Forum: The Armory
Topic: Biker Scout Help
Replies: 3
Views: 3500

Re: Biker Scout Help

I'd suggest one of the local scouts. I could help direct but I am in Peoria for at least the next year :(
by Dirty Scout
Thu Dec 24, 2015 1:38 pm
Forum: The Welcome Mat
Topic: New member from NW Suburbs.
Replies: 7
Views: 2115

Re: New member from NW Suburbs.

Welcome-

Something to consider, the Royal Guard in ROTJ is not very outside friendly. I find it to be a more "indoors" costume because I dont want to get the crushed velvet robes muddy or dirty, let alone rained on. Just something for you to consider as you choose costumes.