’05 Hurricane

Stormtrooper Red Cross Mission Successful

The 501st Stormtrooper Legion made its donation to the American Red Cross on Friday, Sept. 16th of the money collected at Dragon*Con 2005.  Red Cross Troopers raised an amazing $4005.01 to help the victims of Hurricane Katrina.  Their gift was well accepted and appreciated. On behalf of the 501st, Floyd Grimm (TK9907, Georgia Garrison) stated, “I want to thank you… Read more →

Record-Breaking Blood Drive

In a record-breaking effort, over the four days of Dragon*Con 2005, LifeSouth collected 267 good units of blood from 309 donors during the Robert A. Heinlein Blood Drive. Most donors persevered, despite having to wait for an hour or more, displaying their dedication and commitment to the wellbeing of strangers–the victims of Hurricane Katrina. It just goes to show that… Read more →

Doing your part

Joe Grillot, 59, left his home in Louisiana’s St. Bernard Parrish with only the clothes on his back and a few dollars in his pocket. Because of the impending arrival of Hurricane Katrina, Grillot did not plan to attend Dragon*Con although he’s been a member for decades. Her disastrous path pushed him here, flooding his entire apartment. But he’s not… Read more →