TA minutes January 2014 meeting

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  1. Jyn'ah Mairo Jedi Knight

    Member Since:
    Sep 11, 2012
    Tidewater Alliance

    January 26, 2014


    Attendance: 16

    Kudos

    • New Firestorm CO: Regina Hughes J
    • New 501st Member, Bridge Crewman: Chris Maher
    • New 501st/RL Member, Sandperson: Efrain Valentin
    • Other good news? – Chris Maher doing RenFaires with her company J



    Planning Items

    • ROFCON – Feb 28 – Mar 2 Holiday Inn Greenwich Road; They are expecting atleast 2,000 ppl
      • Tables – In Hallway, so need to breakdown each night – Power at tables (4 tables, 1 for each group, including R2D2 club)
      • Panels – Times TBD
        • 501st: Meet the 501st; Imperial armor; Soft Costumes (with RL)
        • RL: Meet the RL, Soft Costumes (with 501st); Non-Imperial Armor (with MM)
        • MM: Meet the MM; Non-Imperial Armor (with RL)
      • Hampton Roads Show – for ROFCon; Feb 17?
      • Other duty requests TBD – Lucas Film approval
        • We may be escorting Star Trek guest John Hirschler
        • Guest model used for Mara Jade image may be coming
    • Galacticon - Mar 22
      • Panel ideas
        • See FB event if you want to do a panel
          • Chris Maher – costuming
          • Jen May – Sci Fi for kids
          • Pet Paradise?
          • Meet the groups
          • Wendy to have knitting table
      • Panel volunteers
      • Vendor sitter – Twila volunteered
      • Audio/Visual volunteer
      • Pizza
      • Advertising
        • Posters, news, pilotonline

          Past Events:

    • Marscon

      Future TA Events:

    • February 8, 9am – 3pm: Polar Plunge (plunge is at 2:30) – for Special Olympics
    • February 23: TA meeting (will need final list of Galacticon volunteers)
    • February 28 – March 2: ROFCon
    • March 22: Galacticon
    • March 23: TA meeting
    • May 3: Tides Star Wars night (Lucas Film permissions) – need handlers J
    • July 6: Car Show CHKD
      NOTE – John or Rick will be posting the events in the FB group so you can join the events you can attend.

      Tentative Events, Suggested Events or WAY future Events:
    • Strawberry Festival Parade (1.5 miles)
    • Neko 2014 – Alice in Wonderland Theme (501st will be at Shadowdome same weekend)
    • December 14 – Car Show
    • 2015: Regal Star Wars Premier 2015 – MacArthur Mall – There may be an X-Wing!!!

      Other Stuff

    • Thermo-Det-Toss fundraiser idea (to compliment blast-a-trooper)
    • TA Goals for 2014: What do YOU want to see happen?

      • Social Fun outings (Maybe Friday nights??)
        • Bowling
        • Movie Nights
        • Cookout in March