On Sunday, March 22nd, The New England Garrison, along with Alderaan Base, was invited to attend the Manchester Monarchs hockey game in Manchester, NH.  The day was also the birthday of Max, the mascot of the Monarchs. Reports from our troops state that it was a fun time, with lots to do.  We were on the concourse, greeting fans as they came and and posed for photos.  During the night, there was a dance contest with some of the kids from the game, and a birthday cake for Max.  And Max even competed against one of our Biker Scouts in…
 
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On February 28th, the New England Garrison, along with the Rebel Legion and the Mando Mercs, were invited to Star Wars Hockey night, as the UMass Lowell River Hawks took on the University of Vermont Catamounts. The Garrison suited up before the doors opened to the public, then walked around the lobby to greet people as they came in for the game. Troopers then walked around the upper area of the arena during the game. There were many “photo ops” with fans through out the evening! Garrison members were even able to walk out on the ice, waving to the…
 
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On Saturday, September 20th members of the Rebel Legion – Alderaan Base and the 501st Legion – New England Garrison participated in the 4th annual Skating For Hope event. This is a 24-hour fundraiser that helps to fund the Hope Lodge, which provides temporary housing for out-of-state families coming to area hospitals getting treated for cancer.

  On Sunday, March 23rd members of the 501st New England Garrison and Rebel Legion Alderaan Base visited the Verizon Wireless Arena in Manchester, NH to help the Monarchs celebrate the birthday of their mascot Max the Lion! Troopers patrolled the concourse before the game to pose for photos with the fans and also took part in some on-ice activities. We also helped to present Max with his R2-D2 birthday cake! It was a great time for everyone in attendance and we hope to see Max again for his next birthday party!

On Sunday, March 10th, members of the 501st Legion – New England Garrison and the Rebel Legion – Alderaan Base made a special appearance at the Verizon Wireless Arena to celebrate Max the mascot’s 12th birthday! Darth Vader, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Stormtroopers and X-Wing pilots were on-hand to pose for pictures with fans and have fun with the Monarchs playing games in between periods. This was a great night for everyone and Max certainly had a great time on this special day! To see more photos from this event, check out our photo gallery here. http://www.501neg.com/photos/thumbnails.php?album=1426