Upcoming Events
Sat., 8/1: Library Appearance (Elmhurst, IL)
The Elmhurst Library is having their Summer Reading celebration. They are going with the "Every Hero Has A Story" theme.

Sat., 8/1: St Jude Race for the Cure (Washington, IL)
More information to follow

Sun., 8/2: Slackers Star Wars Night (Sauget, IL)
It's the Slackers sponsored Star Wars Night with the Gateway Grizzlies Baseball team time again!

Tue., 8/4: Bartlett Night Out (Bartlett, IL)
The Village of Bartlett has asked the Garrison to come out again for its 22st Annual National Night Out Picnic in the Park on Tuesday, August 5, 2014.

Tue., 8/4: Alsip Police Dept Star Wars Day (Alsip, IL)
This is a national event that has roughly 38 million people in 16,124 communities across the nation celebrating America's National Night Out Against Crime. This year the Alsip Police Department has chosen to have a "Star Wars" themed National Night Out

8/7: Relay For Life (Itasca, IL)

8/7: Red Carpet Event Film Fest (Decatur, IL)

8/7: Boomers SW Night (Schaumburg, IL)

8/8: Midwest Makerfest (Peoria, IL)

8/9: Montgomery Fest Parade (Montgomery, IL)

 
Legion News
501st Legion Crafts Armor for Disabled Boy
http://501stlegion.org/images/homepage/tillyer.jpg Matthew Tillyer is an alert and positive 13 year old Carlsbad, California boy who, in December 2013, went from a typically active kid to unable to walk after unexpected complications from...

Welcome to the Legion, Corey Dee Williams!
http://i1099.photobucket.com/albums/g395/MidwestGarrison/Legion%20Command/Corey-Dee-Wiiliams-554_zps2vzj0t3j.jpg "I?ve just made a deal that'll keep the Empire here forever." At Star Wars Celebration Anaheim, members of...

In Memoriam: Janice Decker ID-5259
http://i1099.photobucket.com/albums/g395/MidwestGarrison/Legion%20Command/Janice%20Decker%20ID%205259_zpssmkbbzfx.jpg On the 9th of April, 2015 Janice Decker (ID 5259) of the MidSouth Garrison? passed away after a brief but fierce...

The 501st Legion Trooper of the Month for February 2015
In February, Tyrene Teo, BH-80666 of the Singapore Garrison , organized troopers from four 501st units, the Rebel Legion, and the Galactic Academy for the Chingay Parade in Singapore, one of the largest street performance and float parades in Asia....

In Memoriam: Lance Moore TK-31088
http://i1099.photobucket.com/albums/g395/MidwestGarrison/Legion%20Command/Lance_Moore%20554_zps7czx8uxt.jpg On the 10th of March, 2015, Lance Moore (TK-31088) of the 501st Legion's Georgia Garrison passed from this World. Lance is...

In Memoriam: Scott Boynton TD-78947
http://i1099.photobucket.com/albums/g395/MidwestGarrison/Legion%20Command/Scott%20Boynton%20TD78947%20554_zpsq8f3e2u1.jpg On the 26th of March, 2015, Scott Boynton (TD-78947) of the 501st Legion?s Star Garrison entered into the next...

The 501st Legion Trooper of the Month for January 2015
http://i887.photobucket.com/albums/ac78/tk3809/save_zpsgfcoeg0k.jpg The Legion is very proud to announce that Scott Loxley, TK-4857 of Terror Australis Garrison has been selected as Trooper of the Month for January 2015. As many of you...

Forward March! TB-101 Leads the Way!
http://i1099.photobucket.com/albums/g395/MidwestGarrison/Legion%20Command/TB101%20on%20the%20March%20554_zps0baj6g0a.jpg The 501st Legion congratulates Aimee Jorgensen, TB-101 , on her re-election as Legion Commanding Officer ! Aimee...

The 501st Legion Trooper of the Month for December 2014
Congratulations to Valter Santos, BH-3738 of the Portuguese Outpost , our December Legion Trooper of the Month! In December, Valter was instrumental in making Comic Con Oporto one of the largest and successful events on the Iberian Peninsula in Legion...

Vader's Fist Presents Liam's Arm
http://i1099.photobucket.com/albums/g395/MidwestGarrison/Legion%20Command/Liam%201_zpsrjoqkyw4.jpg Members of the 501st Legion's Georgia Garrison had the great honor of presenting young Liam Porter with a custom-built prosthetic arm,...

 
Neighboring Units
Wisconsin Garrison
Wisconsin

Bloodfin Garrison
Indiana

Midsouth Garrison
Kentucky & Tennessee

Central Garrison
N. Dakota, S. Dakota, Minnesota, & Iowa

70th Explorers Garrison
Kansas & Missouri

Northern Darkness Garrison
Northern 22 counties of Indiana

Nar Shadaa Base
Rebel Legion - Wisconsin & Illinois

 
Event Calendar
NOTE:
  • An event only appears on the calendar below once it has been confirmed and all details set. Days that appear to be free below may already have events in the planning stages under way.
  • At least a month's advanced notice is appreciated for event planning. As a reminder, we are not professional entertainers or actors and all of our activities are done on a volunteer basis only.
  • Even with a free day and sufficient advanced notice, we cannot guarantee availability for events, again due to the fact that we are all volunteers who do this in our spare time.
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Direct link to topic thread on our forum. Most are restricted to 501st/Rebel Legion members only due to private planning details. Members must log onto the forum to view the topic thread.
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Events for May 19, 2012

Just Play! :: Carol Stream, IL

JustPlay! offers hundreds of free activities to its thousands of participants. All designed to encourage people of all ages and backgrounds to get active, have fun, try new activities and have a memorable weekend in the Chicago suburbs. The MWG have been asked to attend.
Wedding Troop :: Morengo, IL

Top Secret
Library Hat Trick :: Lockport, IL

Two libraries in the Southwest Suburbs have asked the MWG to attend for their special events
Library Hat Trick :: Crest Hill, IL

Two libraries in the Southwest Suburbs have asked the MWG to attend for their special events
Cable TV Promo Filming :: Joliet, IL

The local cable channel will be at the Joliet Library to do a promo for the Joliet Library Event.
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