919Re: 501st Legion (was: Color me very flattered)
- May 4, 2007Yeah, the 501st is a great organization, and I can't understand the
rationale behind treating them poorly. Most conventions love having
them; it makes me wonder what's going through the promoters' minds here.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Nicole Blum" <nickyb@...> wrote:
> --- In email@example.com, "EEGAH316" <eegah316@> wrote:
> > And I noticed we had a Star Wars category, which was needed after
> > last year, but there were a lot less Star Wars costumes, probably
> > since the 501st and Rebel Legion weren't around. Not sure why; it
> > hardly feels like a Con without 'em!
> As a 501st & Rebel Legion member I can say that the Garrison for PA
> was disinclined to make PCC an official event (or even attend in any
> capacity) based on the ill treatment and disrespect they've received
> each time they try to work with the organizers (since 2001).
> They have instead chosen to donate their time to events such as Steel
> City Con (the organizer is a HUGE 501st supporter), Wizard World
> Philly and of course their charity work for Make-A-Wish, Special
> Olympics, Autism and many more.
> It is unfortunate that it has turned out this way as PCC was a fun
> con in the past, but you will never see the 501st there officially
> (probably not even unofficially as they were last year) ever again.
> Public Relations Officer
> Garrison Excelsior
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