Mid South Regional Newsletter (December 2002)

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  1. Amidala Starkiller Force Ghost

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    The Toshi Station Times (December 2002)

    Hello and welcome to the first edition the Mid-South Regional Newsletter. November was a busy month with AOTC IMAX and DVD and below is run down of just some of the events lined up for the month of December.

    Mid-South Calendar of Events:

    Dallas/Ft.Worth, TX - FanForce Chapter
    Chapter Representative: Kurgan1


    December 13 Friday
    Movie time:
    Star Trek Nemesis - TBA - an evening showing

    December 14 Saturday
    Monthly meeting - 3:00pm - Bone Daddy's on Spring Valley and I-75 (central expressway) <---excellent food and atmosphere This is our first meeting since September...lots to discuss. Everyone is welcome. Bring your friends. We will be doing something afterwards as usual (movie, video, deep ellum...we'll think of something )

    December 17 Tuesday
    Back to the Future Trilogy DVD release - TBA - the DVD is released on this date and we will be watching them over at someone's house within a few days afterwards.

    December 18 Wednesday
    Movie time:
    Lord of the Rings: Two Towers - TBA - most likely a midnight showing ... more to come.

    December?
    x-mas party - TBA - We are open to ideas, and a location, for this one. Please post with comments and ideas or email us at
    staff@dfwfanforce.net

    December 31 Tuesday
    New Year's Eve party - TBA - looks to be at our usual Summerfield Suites in Addison Click here for map ... more to come


    San Antonio, TX - FanForce Chapter: "San Antonio FanForce"
    Chapter Representative: jedirita


    The San Antonio Fan Force will be meeting for the Midnight showing of Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers on December 18th at the Huebner Oaks theatre.


    Waco, TX - FanForce Chapter: "The Bounty Hunter's Guild"
    Chapter Representative: Amidala Starkiller


    Christmas Party
    Saturday December 7
    3:00 at Darth_Mauled's house
    Click here for thread

    Bring money for pizza and a wrapped Saga action figure for gift exchange. Please contact Elizabeth (Amidala Starkiller) for directions.

    Meeting for the month of December
    Tuesday December 10 at 6:30
    Jason's Deli on Valley Mills Dr.
    Click here for details

    Book Club Jedi Academy Trilogy Book 2: Dark Apprentice
    Thursday December 12
    The Waco FF will the meeting on the December the 12th for our sixth book club meeting. We will be discussing Dark Apprentice by Kevin J. Anderson. Dark Apprentice is the 2nd book in Jedi Academy Trilogy.
    Click here for details

    Movie Night | Star Trek X: Nemesis
    TBA
    Please check thread for place and time.
    Click here for details

    Movie Night | The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
    Wednesday December 18 12:00am
    Starplex Theater on Valley Mills Dr.
    Click here for details

    Board Announcements:

    Abilene, TX: The soon to be official Abilene FanForce will hold their third meeting sometime this month. Check there board for details.

    Miscellaneous:

    San Antonio, TX: The San Antonio Fan Force will have a prop/costume building gathering, in which those of us will be sharing our tricks of the trade to help one another in building their favorite SW costume or weapon. We will be having those on a bi-weekly basis and ObiJuan70 will be posting more info on that
  2. Amidala Starkiller Force Ghost

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    The Dagobah Daily (January 2003)


    Mid-South Calendar of Events:

    Abilene, TX - FanForce Chapter: "The Sith Syndicate "
    Chapter Representative: Yoda525907

    Abilene's January Meeting will be held on Saturday, January 11 at Mezamiz Deux Coffee House at 9:30 p.m.
    Also Abilene will hold a movie marathon sometime in the month of January.
    Date, time, and place TBA



    Austin, TX - FanForce Chapter: "Austin FanForce"
    Chapter Representative: neumera


    Dallas/Ft.Worth, TX - FanForce Chapter
    Chapter Representative: Kurgan1


    Houston, TX - FanForce Chapter
    Chapter Representative: Darth-Stryphe


    Killeen, TX - FanForce Chapter: "Wraith Squadron"
    Chapter Representative: Tandeer


    Lafayette, LA - FanForce Chapter: "FanForce Acadiana"
    Chapter Representative: JEDI-SOLO


    Lubbock, TX - FanForce Chapter: "Lubbock FanForce"
    Chapter Representative: jedimasterED


    Oklahoma City, OK - FanForce Chapter: "JediOKC"
    Chapter Representative: xwing25


    San Antonio, TX - Fanforce Chapter: "San Antonio FanForce"
    Chapter Representative: jedirita


    Tulsa, OK - FanForce Chapter: "Tulsa FanForce"
    Chapter Representative: FaceLoran


    Waco, Tx - FanForce Chapter: "The Bounty Hunter's Guild"
    Chapter Representative: Amidala Starkiller

    Convention: Fan Appreciation Day! Free Admission!
    Saturday January 4
    Richardson Civic Center
    Richardson, Texas

    Meeting: January 7
    Tuesday at 6:30
    Time and place TBA

    Meeting: January 21
    Tuesday at 6:30
    Time and place TBA

    Board Announcements:

    Congratulations to Abilene, Texas the Mid-South's newest official chapter.
    The Abilene FanForce has chosen the name 'The Sith Syndicate' and Yoda525907 as their Chapter Representative. Head over to their board and wish them luck.

    Conventions

    January 4, 2003
    Fan Appreciation Day - A Super Toy Sale!
    Free Admission!

    When: Saturday January 4, 2003 12noon - 5pm.
    Where: Richardson Civic Center 411 W Arapaho. Richardson, TX.

    January Birthdays
    9 SPECTOR (Abilene)
    18 SaberKnights76 (Waco)

    Want to add or correct something? Please contact me
  3. Mara_Jade_Fan Jedi Grand Master

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    Great job Amidala Starkiller! I think I will do something similar for the Pacific region. :D
  4. Amidala Starkiller Force Ghost

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    Thanks MJF :)


    The Toshi Station Times (February 2003)


    Mid-South Calendar of Events:

    Abilene, TX - FanForce Chapter: "The Sith Syndicate "
    Chapter Representative: Yoda525907

    Meeting: February 8
    Saturday the 8th at 9:30pm.
    At Mezimez Duex Coffee House on South 7th st.

    X-box night- date and place yet to be determined.

    Oklahoma City, OK - FanForce Chapter: "JediOKC"
    Chapter Representative: xwing25

    February 6 at Night Out to Dinner
    Check thread for details

    February 16 Laser Tag
    Check board for details.

    Meeting: February 22 at Mazzios

    Waco, Tx - FanForce Chapter: "The Bounty Hunter's Guild"
    Chapter Representative: Amidala Starkiller

    Meeting: February 5
    Tuesday at 6:30
    Chinese Kitchen on Valley Mills Dr.

    Movie Night: DareDevil
    Saturday February 15

    Meeting: February 18
    Tuesday at 6:30
    Place to be Announced

    Board Announcements:
    jedimasterED former SouthWest RSA has returned as a regular poster and he and the rest of the Lubbock FanForce are working to increase active in the Lubbock area.

    Conventions

    Lone Star Show in Houston (February 1st and 2nd)

    Marriot North at Greenspoint
    10-6 Saturday
    11-4 Sunday

    The guests are Nichelle Nicholas (Uhura from Star Trek), Peter Mayhew (Chewie), Bill Blair (ST alien actor, and I'm guessing for B5, too, based off the pic they choose for the flier), Goerge Lowe (Space Ghost) and Randy Asplund (Star Trek artist).

    $5 admission for one day and $8 if you want a two day pass
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