Thanks to everyone who volunteered their time and talents for Star Wars Reads Day. There will be many more thank you's to come in the next few days but THANK YOU to all of our Jedi Scout parents who helped out today! The Twin Suns - Outpost Southern Nevada, Booksorbooks, and our Sponsors, we couldn't have had such a successful day without you! We hope everyone enjoyed it as much as we did!
Las Vegas Jedi Scouts - if you have not signed up to make Bake Goods for the Bake Sale for Star Wars Reads Day or to work the table, here are the links to do so.
Thanks for your support!
It's going to be an amazing day! Hope to see you all at Booksorbooks 3460 E. Sunset Rd., Las Vegas, Nevada
October 10, from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Star Wars Story Time, Crafts, Live DJ, your favorite Star Wars characters, Raffles, Papa Johns will be there selling pizza by the slice.
All Star Wars books purchased that day, as well as Raffle proceeds will benefit Make-A-Wish of Southern Nevada.
We have a lot of great Raffle Items - Bounce U Birthday Party, Mad Science Birthday Party, Tide Products and Free Dry Cleaning from Tide Dry Cleaners, Pool Service, Carpet Cleaning, Star Wars Toys, 2 Night Stay at Sunset Station, Dinner for 2 at Pasta Cucino and Bowling, just to name a few!
Bring the family for this fun, community event! You won't want to miss this event!
Thanks to everyone that came out today. Welcome to our new members! It was a great meeting. We're off to a fantastic start this fall!
As I mentioned at today's meeting the Planetarium may be holding International Observe the Moon Night on Sunday, September 20, instead of Saturday night. As soon as I know for sure I'll be posting about next weeks activity.
October is going to be a busy month for Jedi Scouts so mark your calendars now!!
October 3, 2015 - Meeting at 10 am at Vivaldi Park
October 19, 2015 - Star Wars Reads Day at BooksorBooks - 9 am - 3 pm
October 23, 2015 - Halloween Party at Findlay Toyota - 6:00 pm
Many of you mentioned donations for Star Wars Reads Day. Please contact us ASAP. We are already collecting donations as it is less than a month away. Remember to pass along the information for the Swag Bags as well. $50 donation and you can put a promotional item that you provide for your business into 500 bags that will be passed out to attendees. This can be anything from a business card, a coupon, a flyer, a pen, or keychain - just to give a few ideas. Also, please share our flyer, if you need a digital or hard copy let me know. It's currently on Facebook and our website. We hope to have a BIG crowd!
We had a few parents that have volunteered to help Tamra, our Party Planning Committee chair, Thank you!!! If any other parents would like to volunteer their time planning projects or demonstrations for meetings, help with fundraising, have a special talent or something to share, please let me know. We can always use help!
May the Force Be With You,
We hope all of our Force Sensitive, Younglings and Padawans had a great first week of school. Now it’s time to kick off a new year of Jedi Scouts! Our first official meeting will be Saturday, September 12, at 10:00 am. Please RSVP on Facebook, jediscouts.com under Meetings & Events.
We are looking forward to a great year of Jedi Scouts with lots of fun planned. Special Events such as International Observe the Moon Night, Star Wars Reads Day, Halloween Party, Wookiee Life Day Party, and the release of The Force Awakens, on top of our regular meetings. Don’t forget Movie Nights and Role Playing Game Night for kids 10+ (8+ if the parent plays too). Please look at our schedule on Facebook or at jediscouts.com. More meetings/events will be added so keep checking back or subscribe to our events page on Facebook so you don’t miss anything!
Dues will be $15.00/quarter/child - $20.00 will take you to January 1, 2016. You can pay by cash, check or paypal. Please let me know if you need a paypal invoice emailed to you.
Our first Community Service project this year will be in combination with Star Wars Reads Day, October 10. We need items for the Silent Auction and Raffles. Bounce U has already donated a Gift Basket that includes a Birthday Party and Paper Source at Tivoli Village - a Card Making Class for 4. Donations can include anything from a dinner for two to a crystal vase to a week in Cancun. Proceeds from the auction and raffle will benefit the Make-a-Wish of Southern Nevada. That’s 100% to Make-A-Wish!
We will also be passing out sponsor swag bags to attendees. If a business donates $50 - with $25 going to the Make-a-Wish Foundation and $25 to Jedi Scouts - we will include their promotional item such as pens, magnets, key chains, coupons, business cards, flyers, etc., whatever they choose to give. We hope to distribute 500 bags. If you own a business or have friends/family that do, please share this information with them. It is also posted to Facebook where it can be shared. We want to raise a lot of money for Make-A-Wish!!!!
I look forward to seeing you all in the coming days! Reminder – Role Playing Game Night – tomorrow, August 31 and Movie Night, September 10, First Meeting, September 12!
May the Force be with you!
We are looking for businesses to donate to Star Wars Reads Day. We need silent auction and raffle items that can include anything from a dinner for two to a crystal vase to a week in Cancun. Proceeds from the auction and raffle will benefit the Make-a-Wish Foundation. That’s 100% to the Foundation.
If you donate $50 - with $25 going to the Make-a-Wish Foundation and $25 to Jedi Scouts - we will include your promotional item such as pens, magnets, key chains, coupons, business cards, flyers, etc., whatever you choose to give. We hope to distribute 500 bags.
Please help us to help others with your generous donation.
Plans have started for Star Wars Reads Day on October 10, at BooksorBooks! Since we have more than 2 weeks preparation time, this years event will be bigger and better! We are currently looking for people to volunteer for the following:
Large Tent - an event planning company maybe ??
Items for Silent Auction & Drawings - all proceeds will go to the Make a Wish Foundation
We are also looking for 2 Food Truck/Ice Cream Truck that would be willing to donate proceeds from one item on their menu to the Make a Wish Foundation.
We will be having plastic bags printed with the Jedi Scout Logo and having a sponsorship. For $50 you can put your business promotional item in the bag. We are preparing 500 bags.
If you have a business or know someone that does and would be interested in any of the above, please put them in contact with me at 702.807.3428 or firstname.lastname@example.org
With the summer heat, many on vacation, etc. we have had low turnout so we are going to stop doing regular meetings until September.
We will be watching Episode II at Findlay Toyota on Thursday, July 30, at 6 pm. We will be watching Episode III in August at Findlay as well.
Our first regular meeting will be Sept. 12, at 1 pm. Please check Facebook and our website jediscouts.com for the schedule for the rest of the year.
Role Playing Game Nights will proceed as normal on Monday, July 27, at 6 pm.
May the Force be with you!
The Jedi Scouts recently premiered their first movie - A Threat Rises