Tidewater, VA Minutes from September 8, 2013 meeting

Discussion in 'NorthEast Regional Discussion' started by Jyn'ah Mairo, Sep 12, 2013.

  1. Jyn'ah Mairo Chapter Rep, Tidewater Alliance FF, Virginia

    Chapter Rep
    Member Since:
    Sep 11, 2012
    Tidewater Alliance

    Sept 8, 2013

    Number in attendance: 17



    Recognitions:

    New Rebel Legion Members: Jennifer & Jeremy

    New Galactic Academy Member: Julie



    Past Events:

    Geek Nights of Comedy – raised $335-$350, Jr Diabetes

    Beach Street USA - $3k, Make a Wish Foundation (portion went to Lifenet)

    Zoo Blood Drives – Made donation goals



    Future TA Events: NOTE – John or Rick will be posting the events in the FB group so you can join the events you can attend.

    Ø September 28 – Neptune Festival (Rick)

    Ø September 28 – Sci Fi Kids Night at Chesapeake Square Mall (John?)

    Ø October 5: Star Wars Reading Day

    o 11-1 Barnes and Noble at VB Town Center, VB (Rick)

    o 11-1 Barnes and Noble at Lynnhaven Mall, VB (Rick)

    o 2-4:30 Books a Million at Landstown Commons, VB (Rick)

    o TBA – Books A Million in Williamsburg (Rick)

    o TBA – BAM or B&N Chesapeake Store (Thad)

    Ø October 13

    o Alzheimer’s Walk (Chris)

    § Goal – TA to raise $250 for the walk, with minimum $10 donations

    § Registration 8:30, Walk 10am

    § Neptune Park, 3114 Atlantic Avenue
    Virginia Beach, VA 23451

    o TA Halloween Party – 2pm Chesapeake Central Library (Pot Luck, Raffle, Group Pictures – Star Wars shirts & costumes)


    Ø October 19: Mason’s Birthday Party (5 y/o with medical issues), Chesapeake on Chelsea Way (Rick)


    Ø October 26

    o Nauticus Blood Drive (John)

    o Norfolk Zoo Boo (Rick)

    o Air & Scare (Air & Space Museum, Hampton) (Rick)

    Ø November 1 – 3: Neko Con (501st May officially be there)

    Ø November 2: Hickory High School Band Fundraiser, Maker’s Faire (Rick)

    Ø November 23:

    o Untamed Spirit Race – Virginia Aviation Museum (John)

    o Town Center Christmas Parade, VB (Rick)

    Ø December 7

    o CHKD Radiothon donation, AM (Rick) – Rick to ask about donated crocheted incubator covers

    o Richmond Christmas Parade (Rick/Chris)

    o VB Oceanfront Parade, night (Rick)

    Ø December 8:

    o Toys for Tots Car Show (John/Ed)

    o TA Christmas Party – Potluck & Raffle Chesapeake Central Library 2-4:30



    Tentative Events, Suggested Events or WAY future Events:

    Ø October 19: Down Syndrome Association of HR Walk/Run (Suggested in general, not necessarily an official TA costume event, but a good cause!, Vanessa)

    Ø November 9: Roller Derby Costume Night (Suggested – Allen to get with John to discuss)

    Ø November 23? Norfolk Illumination Parade (Tentative?)

    Ø Jan 2014: Marscon, Williamsburg

    Ø Feb 28-Mar 2: ROF Con at Holiday Inn Executive

    Ø 2015: Regal Star Wars Premier 2015 – MacARthur Mall – There may be an X-Wing!!!



    Updates & News from the Big 3? 501st, RL, MM?

    · Rebel Legion Officer nominations week of Sept 9

    o John D interim Freedom Base XO (please correct if I misstated this)

    o See John D. if you have any suggestions for RL. Some presented were:

    § Making local Hampton roads events we have Official RL events

    § Shared Banners (501st, RL, MM, TA)

    § John D, Offering to help develop TA banner



    NEXT MEETING: Sun Oct 13, 2p – Chesapeake Central Library
    Last edited by Jyn'ah Mairo, Sep 13, 2013
  2. Jyn'ah Mairo Chapter Rep, Tidewater Alliance FF, Virginia

    Chapter Rep
    Member Since:
    Sep 11, 2012
    Please let me know ASAP if I need to make any edits - there was a LOT of information discussed at the meeting. Thank you and May the Force be with you!