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Star Wars Celebration Chicago
By iam8114 on Apr 1, 2019 at 12:36 PM.

The Midwest Garrison is proud to be the host Garrison for 2019's Star Wars Celebration in Chicago at McCormick Place April 11-15. Come see the largest turn out of Star Wars costumers this side of the Mos Eisley Cantina.

For more details on the convention and everything going on, please visit https://www.starwarscelebration.com/

See you at the con!

Star Wars Day - Joliet
By Faylyn on Jun 3, 2018 at 4:37 PM.
On June 2nd at Star Wars Days - Joliet the Midwest Garrison was able to induct Mark Boudreaux as an Honorary Member. We were able to have our LCO - Bryon Mesarch be able to present him with the 501st Honorary Membership Plaque.

As Senior Principal Toy Designer for Hasbro, he designed many of the toys you may have enjoyed as a kid or collected! Most iconic of his designs was the Millennium Falcon!

April is Autism Awareness Month
By Avatar190 on Apr 2, 2018 at 8:02 PM.

Today (April 2nd) is World Autism Awareness Day, and April is Autism Awareness Month. Midwest Garrison is supporting for the understanding and acceptance of people on the autism spectrum! #autism #autismawareness #autismawarenessday #LightItUpBlue #autismspectrum #autismspeaks #501stMWG #StarWars #BadGuysDoingGood

Helping Conquer Childhood Cancer
By Faylyn on Mar 19, 2018 at 7:55 PM.
Over the last week the MWG had several events to help raise awareness for childhood cancer. We had several members who went bald. Together they raised $2,840.00 for the St.Baldricks events total of $170,782.00.

#RockTheBald TK-10045, IG-10908, DZ-12164, BH-3499, TK-523 and our friend Matthew Waite.

Celebrating National Reading Month
By Faylyn on Mar 11, 2018 at 8:48 AM.
What other way would you celebrate National Reading Month than having Kylo Ren read to you. Our own SL9965 reading to the crowd at CPNBookFair.

Happy New Year from Midwest Garrison
By Avatar190 on Dec 31, 2017 at 9:43 PM.

Join us and we can rule the New Years together .... Happy New Year

#501stMWG #StarWars #badguysdoinggood #jointhedarkside #2018newyear #newyear

Happy Holidays from Midwest Garrison!
By Avatar190 on Dec 24, 2017 at 3:37 PM.

501st Legion: Midwest Garrison wishes everyone a safe and festive Christmas and Holiday season! Keep those who may have experienced hardships this year in your thoughts. Take care in your travels, and may the Force be with you.

The Last Jedi Premiere Appearances
By Avatar190 on Dec 11, 2017 at 7:56 PM.

It is finally upon us, the day Star Wars fans have been anticipating...the premiere of Episode VIII, Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Midwest Garrison will be joined by Nar Shaddaa Base at several venues this weekend for many appearances. Choose Your Path...and come see us at one of the following locations:

NCG Cinemas Yorkville
1505 N. Bridge St. (Rt 47)
Yorkville, IL 60560
Event Time: 3:00p-6:00p

AMC Loews Quarry Cinemas 14
9201 W 63rd St.
Hodgkins, IL 60525
Event Time: 4:30p-5:30p

Classic Cinemas-Elk Grove Village
1050 Elk Grove Town Ctr
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
Event Time: 5:30p-9:30p

Savoy 16 IMAX Theater
232 Burwash Ave.
Savoy, IL 61874
Event Time: 5:30p-7:30p

Hollywood Palms Cinema
Venue address: 352 S. Rt 59
Naperville, IL 60540
Event Time: 6:00p-TBD

Marcus Gurnee Movie Theater
6170 Grand Ave.
Gurnee, IL 60031
Event Time: 6:30p-9:30p

Hollywood Blvd Cinema
1001 75th St., Ste 153
Woodridge, IL 60517-2655
Event Time: 7:00p-10:00p

NCG Cinemas Yorkville
1505 N. Bridge St. (Rt 47)
Yorkville, IL 60560
Event Time: 1:00p-7:00p

The AMC Champaign 13 Theater
910 Meijer Dr.
Champaign, IL 61822
Event Time: 5:00p-7:00p

Peoria Riverfront Museum IMAX
222 SW Washington St.
Peoria, IL 61602
Event Time: 5:30p-8:30p

Classic Cinemas-Elk Grove Theatre
1050 Elk Grove Town Ctr.
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
Event Time: 6:00p-9:00p

NCG Cinemas Yorkville
1505 N. Bridge St. (Rt 47)
Yorkville, IL. 60560
Event Time: 2:00p-8:00p

AMC Grand Prairie 18
5311 West American Prairie Dr.
Peoria, IL 61615
Event Time: 4:00p-5:00p

NCG Cinemas Yorkville
1505 N. Bridge St. (Rt 47)
Yorkville, IL 60560
Event Time: 12:00p-6:00p

Appearances and times are subject to change based on availability of personnel

National Cookie Day
By Avatar190 on Dec 4, 2017 at 12:13 PM.

The Emperor decrees you shall celebrate National Cookie Day today, by having a sampling of this amazing tasty dessert treat. And always remember, come to the Dark Side...we have cookies!

The Water Mission - Fundraiser for Puerto Rico
By Avatar190 on Dec 1, 2017 at 5:44 PM.

Midwest Garrison would like to take a moment to share a fantastic opportunity to send some still much needed financial help, while scoring some cool looking swag!

The 501st Legion: Puerto Rico Garrison is excited to offer the above patch to support relief efforts for Puerto Rico. The patches were graciously donated by The Moritz Embroidery Works, meaning 100% of all proceeds will be donated directly to The Water Mission, which is directing all of their efforts currently to restoring water service to the millions of people without basic needs in Puerto Rico.

Patches are $10 each plus shipping ($3 for up to 5 patches anywhere in the United States, $5 for up to 5 patches Internationally).

And a bonus! Walter Vongher of Walt's Trooper Factory has graciously donated a scaled helmet that has been painted up to match the patch artwork. Any additional donations going to Puerto Rico would be certainly appreciated, but each patch purchased gives you a chance to win this helmet - you only need to pay for shipping.

Ordering Information:

Please place orders via Paypal as Friends and Family so no fees are taken out of the donation. Paypal Address: shane.duncan@pearson.com


1. Write: "Puerto Rico Fundraiser"
2. Total Qty of patches
3. Full name
4. Full address (International shipping, please list out exactly how it should be written on the label)
5. E-mail address

Any questions, please e-mail tk31100@gmail.com or feel free to contact 501st Legion: Puerto Rico Garrison direct via Facebook Messenger.