On Sunday, October 2nd members of the 501st Legion – New England Garrison and Rebel Legion – Alderaan Base arrived at the Suffolk Downs Racetrack to support Autism Speaks at their Greater Boston ‘Walk Now for Autism’ charity fundraiser event. An Imperial Officer, TIE Pilot, Imperial Crewman, Clone Trooper and two X-Wing pilots posed for pictures with the many teams that came out for the walk. Teams made up of families affected by Autism as well as businesses that assemble their own company teams raise money year-round and turn that money in at this event. Everyone had a great time…
 
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On Saturday, October 2nd and Sunday, October 3rd, the NEG supported two Walk Now for Autism events in Rhode Island and New Hampshire, respectively. Walk Now for Autism is a charity walk put together by the group Autism Speaks in February of 2005. The organization is dedicated towards funding research and examining the causes, prevention and treatment of Autism, while increasing awareness of the disorder. The Rhode Island Walk is one that the NEG has supported before, and small squad of four troopers enjoyed this short troop, attending along with a team run by a friend of one of the…
 
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