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  

On Saturday, February 25th members of the 501st Legion – New England Garrison and Rebel Legion – Alderaan Base arrived in Lowell, MA to troop a hockey game between the UMASS Lowell River Hawks and the Merrimac Bears. A quartet of Clonetroopers alongside Jedi General Obi-Wan Kenobi, a squad of Stormtroopers and a pair of TIE Pilots escorting the Emperor were on hand to meet fans and pose for pictures. In addition to the troopers in attendance everyone was also greeted by a droid known all over the galaxy, R2-D2! This was the 3rd annual ‘Star Wars Night’ with the…
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