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Twin Sun Squad
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About computergeek

  • Birthday 05/01/1994

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  • Gender
    Male
  • Location
    Memphis
  • Interests
    Computers, programming, microprocessors, circuitry and electronics, reading, video games, service, professional development

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  • TK ID Number
    42017
  • Tell us about yourself:
    MSG member
  • First Name
    Trey
  • Last Name
    McGinnis

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  1. Be a Force for Kindness: Kindness Week

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    Event Name: Be a Force for Kindness: Kindness Week Venue: St. Dominic School for Boys Venue address: 30 Avon Rd. Memphis, Tennessee 38117 USA Event Start: April 7 - 12 Event End: April 7 - 1 Event Website: Expected number of attendees: 115 Requested number of characters: Requested character types: Secure changing/staging area: Yes Can troopers carry blasters: No Can troopers carry/bring props like lightsabers and staffs: Yes Is parking available: Yes Is venue accessible to those with limited mobility: Yes Amenities available at venue: restroom lunch provided Comments: St. Dominic School will be celebrating Kindness Week with a Star Wars theme: Be a Force for Kindness! It would be great to show the boys that even Darth Vader can come to the light! Referred by: Online search
  2. Be a Force for Kindness

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    Event Name: Be a Force for Kindness Venue: St. Dominic School for Boys Venue address: 30 Avon Rd. Memphis, Tennessee 38117 USA Event Start: 2/17/22 - 12pm Event End: 2/17/22 - 1pm Event Website: Expected number of attendees: 115 Requested number of characters: Requested character types: Secure changing/staging area: Yes Can troopers carry blasters: No Can troopers carry/bring props like lightsabers and staffs: Yes Is parking available: Yes Is venue accessible to those with limited mobility: Yes Amenities available at venue: Restroom Lunch Changing spaces Comments: Each year St. Dominic School for Boys celebrates Random Acts of Kindness Day. This year we are focusing on using our force of kindness to spread good in our school community. Being an all boys school, our students connect and love Star Wars! Finding ways to connect and spread good is always a goal with our boys. Having the bad guys spreading kindness would be such a wonderful experience and inspiration for our boys grades K-6. Referred by: A charter school and hospital partnered with their local 501st legion to host an event for students
  3. Movie & Mixer STAR WARS Screening

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    Event Name: Movie & Mixer STAR WARS Screening Venue: Museum Of Science & History Venue address: 3050 Central Avenue Memphis, Tennessee 38111 USA Event Start: 2-26-22 - 5:30 pm Event End: 2-26-22 - 9:30 pm Event Website: https://moshmemphis.com Expected number of attendees: 300 Requested number of characters: 6 Requested character types: Secure changing/staging area: Yes Can troopers carry blasters: Yes Can troopers carry/bring props like lightsabers and staffs: Yes Is parking available: Yes Is venue accessible to those with limited mobility: Yes Amenities available at venue: *Restrooms *Water, soda *Some snack food TBA Comments: Screening of STAR WARS on our Giant IMAX screen. 5:30 pm - Museum doors open. 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm - Drinks/mixers & socializing in the museum lobby. 6:30 pm - In-theater pre-show begins. 7:00 pm - Feature film, STAR WARS Referred by: I have friends involved in the 501st.
  4. Shadowcon

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    Event Name: Shadowcon Venue: Clarion Hotel Venue address: 2240 Democrat Road Memphis , Tennessee 38132 USA Event Start: January 7, 2022 - Noon Event End: January 8, 2022 - 8pm Event Website: www.shadowcon.info Expected number of attendees: 250 Requested number of characters: 5 Requested character types: Secure changing/staging area: Yes Can troopers carry blasters: Yes Can troopers carry/bring props like lightsabers and staffs: Yes Is parking available: Yes Is venue accessible to those with limited mobility: Yes Amenities available at venue: Multiple restrooms, full hospitality suite, security on premises to assist with safe storage if necessary Comments: Annual multi fandom convention in Memphis,TN; maximum five hundred attendees (more likely to be closer to 250). We would like to offer you free weekend passes, including table space and an amazing hospitality suite. The hotel also offers a discounted rate for the event attendees, if you call directly to request a reservation. Referred by: Appearances at previous conventions
  5. Carl Perkins Annual Superhero Day

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    Event Name: Carl Perkins Annual Superhero Day Venue: Selmer Civic Center Venue address: 230 N 5th St Selmer, Tennessee 38375 USA Event Start: 4/30/22 - 11am Event End: 4/30/22 - 3pm Event Website: https://www.facebook.com/Carl-Perkins-Annual-Superhero-Day-for-Prevention-of-Child-Abuse-2037859003096220/ Expected number of attendees: 300 Requested number of characters: Requested character types: Secure changing/staging area: Yes Can troopers carry blasters: Yes Can troopers carry/bring props like lightsabers and staffs: Yes Is parking available: Yes Is venue accessible to those with limited mobility: Yes Amenities available at venue: We have full male and female dressing rooms. Breakfast, Lunch, snacks and drinks will be provided free for members and family who come. Comments: This is an awareness raising event for the center who helps child abuse victims all across TN. We have all genres of cosplayers attend as well as local law enforcement, military, etc. It is an entirely free event for all. Referred by: The 501st has attended every year of our event.
  6. Spooky Science Spectacular

    Event Name: Spooky Science Spectacular Venue: Pink Palace Museum Venue address: 3050 Central Avenue Memphis, Tennessee 38111 USA Event Start: 10/28/2021 - 6:00 pm Event End: 10/28/2021 - 7:30pm Event Website: autismresourcesmidsouth.org Expected number of attendees: 300 Requested number of characters: Requested character types: Secure changing/staging area: Yes Can troopers carry blasters: Yes Can troopers carry/bring props like lightsabers and staffs: Yes Is parking available: Yes Is venue accessible to those with limited mobility: Yes Amenities available at venue: We will have water available. The event starts at 6pm, however you all can arrive as early as 5pm to start getting ready if needed. Comments: Trick or Treat though the museum for children with disabilities that cannot participate in a "typical" trick-or-treat Referred by: We have worked with you before. The event is planned to take place indoors, and local COVID guidelines (masks) will apply
  7. The Bluff City Balloon Jamboree- Sunday

    Event Name: The Bluff City Balloon Jamboree Venue: festival fields behind Walmart Collierville, Tn. Venue address: 560 W. poplar ave. Collierville, Tennessee 38017 USA Event Start: June 20 - 7pm Event End: June 20 - 9:30pm Event Website: thebluffcityballoonjamboree.com Expected number of attendees: 15-25K Requested number of characters: open Requested character types: Secure changing/staging area: Yes Can troopers carry blasters: Yes Can troopers carry/bring props like lightsabers and staffs: Yes Is parking available: Yes Is venue accessible to those with limited mobility: Yes Amenities available at venue: VIP parking and VIP tent passes for everyone . food truck vouchers. free tether rides also. The Darth Vader hot air balloon is coming! Comments: We are a 501 (3) C . The 18th is A Special Night for Special Kids. This will be a totally free event for special needs children and their family. We will have 2 of the 3 balloons there that are built to give special needs children a tether ride. There will be different games and activities tailored for these groups. There will also be a hot air balloon "GLOW" after sunset. Referred by: I mentioned the festival to someone last year and they told me about your group.
  8. Event Name: The Bluff City Balloon Jamboree Venue: festival fields behind Walmart Collierville, Tn. Venue address: 560 W. poplar ave. Collierville, Tennessee 38017 USA Event Start: June 19 - 7pm Event End: June 19 - 9:30pm Event Website: thebluffcityballoonjamboree.com Expected number of attendees: 15-25K Requested number of characters: open Requested character types: Secure changing/staging area: Yes Can troopers carry blasters: Yes Can troopers carry/bring props like lightsabers and staffs: Yes Is parking available: Yes Is venue accessible to those with limited mobility: Yes Amenities available at venue: VIP parking and VIP tent passes for everyone . food truck vouchers. free tether rides also. The Darth Vader hot air balloon is coming! Comments: We are a 501 (3) C . The 18th is A Special Night for Special Kids. This will be a totally free event for special needs children and their family. We will have 2 of the 3 balloons there that are built to give special needs children a tether ride. There will be different games and activities tailored for these groups. There will also be a hot air balloon "GLOW" after sunset. Referred by: I mentioned the festival to someone last year and they told me about your group.
  9. The Bluff City Balloon Jamboree- Friday

    Event Name: The Bluff City Balloon Jamboree Venue: festival fields behind Walmart Collierville, Tn. Venue address: 560 W. poplar ave. Collierville, Tennessee 38017 USA Event Start: June 18 - 6pm Event End: June 18 - 8pm Event Website: thebluffcityballoonjamboree.com Expected number of attendees: 15-25K Requested number of characters: open Requested character types: Secure changing/staging area: Yes Can troopers carry blasters: Yes Can troopers carry/bring props like lightsabers and staffs: Yes Is parking available: Yes Is venue accessible to those with limited mobility: Yes Amenities available at venue: VIP parking and VIP tent passes for everyone . food truck vouchers. free tether rides also. The Darth Vader hot air balloon is coming! Comments: We are a 501 (3) C . The 18th is A Special Night for Special Kids. This will be a totally free event for special needs children and their family. We will have 2 of the 3 balloons there that are built to give special needs children a tether ride. There will be different games and activities tailored for these groups. There will also be a hot air balloon "GLOW" after sunset. Referred by: I mentioned the festival to someone last year and they told me about your group.
  10. Virtual Visit with St. Jude Family

    Event Name: Virtual Visit with St. Jude Family Venue: Zoom Venue address: Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89146586515?pwd=ckJacXBudTFNS084UE10bHljSGR0dz09 Meeting ID: 891 4658 6515 Passcode: 314827 Event Start: 12/6/2020 - 2pm Event End: 12/6/2020 - 3 pm Comments: We are friends with Shaun Hicks. He messaged me to say he had spoken to you about my son Charlie. Charlie is battling Ewing's sarcoma at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. He and his brother (Beau) are HUGE Star Wars fans! We live in Tupelo and even a virtual event would be great! Referred by: Shaun Hicks
  11. New to the area

    Hey Mike, I'm Trey McGinnis, I'm the Squad Leader for Twin Sun Squad. We're based in and around Memphis (Millington certainly fits the bill!). I just sent you a friend request on Facebook so I can get you into some of the chats we use to organize over there (everything is on the forums as well) Welcome!!
  12. Hope Church Drive-Thru Fall Fest

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    Event Name: Fall Fest Venue: Hope Church Venue address: 8500 Walnut Grove Road Cordova , Tennessee 38018 USA Event Start: 10-24-20 - 11:00 AM Event End: 10-24-20 - 1:00 PM Event Website: hopechurchmemphis.com/specialneeds Expected number of attendees: 400 Requested number of characters: 3 to 4 Requested character types: Secure changing/staging area: Yes Can troopers carry blasters: Yes Can troopers carry/bring props like lightsabers and staffs: Yes Is parking available: Yes Is venue accessible to those with limited mobility: Yes Amenities available at venue: We can provide Comments: We normally have a special needs fall fest that you have attended this time of year but due to covid we are having to change it up a little. We are having a drive thru safari and ending with a space theme to go with our upcoming weekend theme. We would love to have 3 o4 characters waving to the kids as they drive through. Referred by: have used you in the past I've reached out and confirmed that all attendees will not be allowed to leave their cars, and all volunteers will be wearing masks and distancing
  13. Spooky Science Spectacular

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    Event Name: Spooky Science Spectacular Venue: Pink Palace Museum Venue address: Memphis TN Memphis, Tennessee 38111 USA Event Start: 10/29/2020 - 5:30 pm 11/04/2020 - 5:30pm Event End: 10/29/2020 - 6:30 11/04/2020 - 6:30pm Event Website: autismresourcesmidsouth.org Expected number of attendees: 10 Requested number of characters: 20 Requested character types: Secure changing/staging area: Yes Can troopers carry blasters: Yes Can troopers carry/bring props like lightsabers and staffs: Yes Is parking available: Yes Is venue accessible to those with limited mobility: Yes Amenities available at venue: Water, restrooms. Comments: It is an opportunity for children with disabilities to Trick or Treat Referred by: We have worked with you before at this event. This will be a drive-through event this year. There will be 9 tents set up, and the kids will drive through with their parents and get candy. We will be stationed at each of the tents, so there will be proper distancing.
  14. Warner's Wish Reveal

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    Event Name: Warner's Wish Reveal Venue: Wish Kid's Home - front yard Venue address: 119 Devon Way, Memphis, TN 38111 Memphis, Tennessee 38111 USA Event Start: July 31, 2020 - 1:00 Event End: July 31, 2020 - 2:00 Event Website: Expected number of attendees: 20 Requested number of characters: 3 Requested character types: Secure changing/staging area: No Can troopers carry blasters: Yes Can troopers carry/bring props like lightsabers and staffs: Yes Is parking available: Yes Is venue accessible to those with limited mobility: Yes Amenities available at venue: Comments: We are granting the wish of a star wars obsessed teen, Warner. His Make-A-Wish is a new gaming computer and set up. He will be receiving his wish in his front yard. You all have helped Make-A-Wish at several other events and we are always so grateful. We would love for a couple of Star Wars characters to come make his wish reveal extra special. Referred by: Have used in passed Masks and social distancing will be required
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    Event Name: Mighty Micah’s 5th Birthday and finished Chemo Venue: Drive/Walk through the neighborhood parade Venue address: 9320 Forest Wind Dr Collierville , Tennessee 38017 USA Event Start: 7/19/2020 - 5:00pm Event End: 7/19/2020 - 6:00pm Event Website: Expected number of attendees: 9 Requested number of characters: 50 Requested character types: Secure changing/staging area: No Can troopers carry blasters: Yes Can troopers carry/bring props like lightsabers and staffs: Yes Is parking available: No Is venue accessible to those with limited mobility: No Amenities available at venue: My son is healing from a stage 4 cancer diagnosis that is rare and cannot have a lot of contact with anyone within our home due to COVID. We are organizing a parade-style drive by for him so he can be celebrated for turning 5 and for his heroic bravery in his chemo journey Comments: See above Referred by: Facebook friends responding to our post about wanting to do something special for Micah but being new to the area and needing it to be safe for him
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