WHAT: [link=http://www.calgaryexpo.com/]The Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo[/link] with special guest Peter Mayhew! (Visit the link for full details about the expo and who the other guests will be.) WHEN: Sunday, May 7th, 2006 WHERE: Big Four Building, Stampede Park [hr] WHAT FAN FORCE MEMBERS NEED TO KNOW: [ul] [li]Tosche Station (our Fan Force) has officially been invited to attend this event by the organizers.[/li] [li]The Expo has generously donated a table/booth for us, so that we can get some exposure.[/li] [li]Echoseven and Lexial have been hard-at-work designing the display for the event, including photos, pamphlets, cards, video of the lightsabre classes, and prop-making displays.[/li] [li]We require as many Fan Force volunteers as possible to take shifts at the table. You'd spend your time answering questions, handing out pamphlets, and generally being available for curious passers-by. No one will be "stuck" at the table for the whole time - we will do all we can to rotate the people at the table, so everyone gets a chance to circulate and meet with Mr. Mayhew. (See below for important info on Mr. Mayhew.)[/li] [li]If you have a costume, please wear it! There are a limited number of free admissions to the event for Fan Force members in costume.[/li] [li]Even if you don't have a costume, we still need you!!! It's important that we demonstrate to the public that people don't NEED costumes to join us! And, non-costumed people are often easier for shy people to approach.[/li] [li] IMPORTANT: Please decide BEFORE FRIDAY, APRIL 14th!! whether or not you can attend, and PM echoseven about it, as echoseven needs to inform the Expo exactly who is coming. [/li] [/ul] [hr] IMPORTANT INFO ABOUT PETER MAYHEW: [ul] [li]Mr. Mayhew will not be doing any presentation or speaking at this event.[/li] [li]He will, however, be selling autographs ($25.00 each).[/li] [li]Due to physical restrictions, Mr. Mayhew will not stand up to take a photo with you.[/li] [li]The Fan Force table will be located as close as possible to Mr. Mayhew, to tie us into the whole Star Wars theme.[/li] [li]As is traditional with Fan Forces when special guests come to town, we will be making Mr. Mayhew an honorary member of our Fan Force.[/li] [li]We will also present him with a special gift... [/li] [/ul] Watch for more information as we have it available! This will be a huge event for us, and it will be interesting to see how many new members we can recruit from this! Finally: Spread the word about this event to your friends, your family, your co-workers, your neighbours, your droids, and your clones! The Expo recognizes the potential of events like this, and the more exposure they get, the more successful they'll become, and the bigger they will grow!