Upcoming Events
Sat., 4/30: YMCA Star Wars Day (Macomb, IL)
The YMCA of McDonough County wants to put on a Star Wars Day in conjunction with the May the Fourth Be With You Star Wars fan holiday.

Sat., 4/30: Fight2Finish CHOI (Hanna City, IL)
The Garrison been called upon to, once again, provide support to the ages 6-13 runners in the annual Fight to the Finish benefitting the Children's Hospital of Illinois

Sun., 5/1: Walk MS (St Charles, IL)
WalkMS is a yearly event first Sunday in May by National MS society to help raise money and awareness for multiple sclerosis

Wed., 5/4: Library MTFBWY SW Day (Cherry Valley, IL)
Follow the link for more information

Wed., 5/4: Edwards Hospital Visit 2 (Naperville, IL)
Our Second Visit to Edwards Hospital!!!!! a Third visit is already in the works

5/6: MiniWars Golf Adventure (Decatur, IL)

5/7: OLPL Fan Fest (Oak Lawn, IL)

5/7: Cinco De Star Wars Party (Orland Park, IL)

5/7: Miller Park Zoo "SW Day" (Bloomington, IL)

5/7: Library Star Wars Party (Peoria, IL)

Legion News
Blast-a-Trooper, Save-a-Child
This week members of 501st Legion Garrison Titan presented Seattle Children's Hospital with a check for $20,000 in charity donations, raised during a wildly successful Blast-a-Trooper event at Emerald City Comicon. Garrison Titan's membership have...

January 2016 Trooper of the Month
The 501st Legion extends its heartfelt congratulations to our January 2016 Trooper of the Month winner: Kevin Chamberlain, SL-4035 of Redback Garrison. http://i.imgur.com/HQQhn3B.jpg?1 Recently standing down as GCO of Redback Garrison...

You can be a Force For Change
We are pleased to announce an unprecedented partnership between the 501st Legion, the Make-A-Wish Foundation, and Lucasfilm?s Force For Change program. In the days leading to Star Wars Day on May 4th, Lucasfilm will match charitable donations made...

2016 started off as a rough year for Landen Palatino. Landen suffered multiple seizures that lead to the discovery of a tumor in his brain. After surgery removed the tumor, Landen was diagnosed with glioblastoma brain cancer - an aggressive form of...

An extraterrestrial from the planet Vulcan
We are pleased to announce the completion of a new set of standards for Darth Vader: Back To The Future, as well as our first completed BTTF Vader. Congratulations to SL-77104 Cueloopz! http://i.imgur.com/cNvzkYi.png?1 The full...

Reinforcements have arrived.
The 501st recently met 7-year old Star Wars fan, Jake, at the MCM Birmingham Comic Con last weekend. Jake is disabled and has had a difficult time at school lately, so Jake?s father arranged to introduce Jake and his brother to the 501st. The UK...

May the luck of the Irish be with you!
Lá Fhéile Pádraig "Happy St. Patrick's Day from the 501st Legion. We hope you will join us in the celebrations we are attending across the world, and wish our Stormtroopers a bit of Irish luck with their aim." - 501st Ireland Garrison...

Legion Spotlight: Neon City Garrison
The Neon City Garrison is the Nevada Chapter of the 501st Legion. Originally part of the Legion?s Pacific Outpost, Neon City was formed in the year 2000 to support the growing number of troopers in the state of Nevada and has been a constant...

501st Elects New Legion Commanding Officer
The Legion's 2016 election has drawn to a close, with many exciting changes coming to Legion staff members worldwide. 2016 greets a new Legion Commanding Officer - Bryon Mesarch, TK 2390. Bryon comes to us from Indiana's Northern Darkness Garrison,...

December 2015 Trooper of the Month
The 501st Legion extends its heartfelt congratulations to our December 2015 Trooper of the Month winner: Steve Welnicke, RC 10136 of Wisconsin Garrison! http://i.imgur.com/seK6XCr.jpg In December, Steve worked at coordinating multiple...

Neighboring Units
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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
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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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