Attendees: Jonathan/DieWompRatDie, Ben/Grimby the Hutt, Austin/DarkLord49 +2, Geoffrey/breadnappa, Erica/(Ladyboobs? Looking for a board name), Becca/Sarnia, Amy/SWSNBMOTB, Lynelle/JawaJaka, Linda/FanForced, and newbie Jesse

Item!  Arvada Harvest Parade recap

  • Thanks to those who came out to the parade. ~10 members present.

Item! Our boards are back

  • mobile apps – TapaTalk or ForumRunner (recommended by RebelScum.com)
  • Alerts like Facebook.  Can mark flags to watch, and you receive a notifications when someone replies.
  • Will auto-navigate you to the newest post since your last log on to that thread.
  • PMs are now called conversations, and you can add up to 5 people in one private message conversation
  • More improvements coming, such as new skins for forums

Item! Wings Over the Rockies update/Hauntings at the Hanger

  • Sunday, October 28th, 9:00 am set up, 11:00-4:00 event, tear down afterwards
  • 1,500 attendees last year, expecting 2,000 – 3,000 this year
  • All tables need treats to hand out (plan for 2,000-3,000) and/or  an activity. Bring your own extension cords and gaffers tape.
  • Need a volunteer to be point person for RMFF to coordinate the table, shifts, communications, etc.
  • Board thread: http://boards.theforce.net/threads/hauntings-at-the-hangar-2012-edition.50003815/
  • Next event at Wings Over the Rockies is their Annual Museum Gala, Friday, Nov 16

Item! Pinewood Derby Update

  • Death Star trench run theme has been proposed for the track.
  • Looking for donations of little items to attach to the sides to create Death Star surface look, which will be spray-painted gray.
  • You can acquire a car from the Boy Scouts of America store.
  • Target is spring 2013, fully operational for Denver Comic Con
  • More detail from DarthHair once he is fully armed and operational

Item!  DarthHair is recovering from surgery and we signed a Get Well card for him, which is being delivered via mouse droid as we speak

Item! Birthday troop

  • Violet Larson’s 5th Birthday party on Saturday, Sept 22 4:00 – 6:00
  • Centennial park 13133 E. Arapahoe Rd., Centennial, CO 80112
  • Costumes are encouraged to attend.  Invite also went out to 501st and Rebel Legion.

Item! Flag Football National Championships – Sept 20-22

  • Erica to post a thread on the boards
  • More details TBA

Item! Star Wars Reads day – October 6

Item! Treasury – same as last month – $569.82

  • Request for a donation to Susan B. Komen to sponsor a team to walk October 7.  Requesting party (Amy and Michael Newman/Obi_Wannabe) needs to post thread so we can discuss.
  • Still accepting costume donations for Etsy sales.  Donate costumes and/or costume parts to be sold.  QHM and Sarnia accepting those donations.

Item! Empire Uncut – http://www.starwarsuncut.com/empire/all/:

  • Austin/DArkLord49 is interested in submitting an RMFF clip for the fan-made clip version of ESB.
  • Austin is going to start a thread, pick a few scenes,and we will put it up for vote for filming in November.

Item! Holiday Party

  • The Newmans would like to host the Holiday Party on December 15 at 2 PM.
  • Theme is flaming liquids…

Last Item! Next meeting tentatively set for  Sunday, October 21, 2:00 PM @ usual Village Inn near I-25 and Colorado

Event photos can be found under the section “Recent Posts by Others” on the RMFF Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/RockyMountainFanForce.  Thanks to FanForced for taking those.

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