Fan Groups

501st Legion, Bast Alpha Garrison

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Bast Alpha logo

WEBSITE: http://la501st.com/
[ http://la501st.com/ ]

Bast Alpha Garrison is the Louisiana branch of the 501st Legion, an international STAR WARS� costuming organization dedicated to celebrating the STAR WARS universe through the creation, display, and wearing of quality character costumes that represent the villainous characters from the STAR WARS sagas.Bast Alpha Garrison members promote interest in STAR WARS and facilitate the use of their costumes for STAR WARS-related events as well as contributes to the local community through costumed charity and volunteer work.As part of the 501st Legion, Bast Alpha Garrison is an all-volunteer organization formed for the express purpose of bringing together costume enthusiasts under a collective identity within which to operate.

Geeks Empowering Extraordinary Kids (GEEK)

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GEEK logo

WEBSITE: http://geeksforkids.org/
[ http://geeksforkids.org/ ]

GEEK (formerly Geek Girls with Guns) is a grant foundation to benefit children with Downs Syndrome, Autism, and children of cancer patients with significant financial need with medical, physical therapy and educational needs through the sales of our calendars. It kinda started as a girls day out, and evolved into girls in cosplay with guns. GEEK is a registered 501(c)3 with the State of Louisiana so your donations help our local children.

GEEK raises funds through its sales of Cosplay Calendars. GEEK photographers are always on the lookout for new and fresh faces to help in this worth endeavor.

STARFLEET Marine Corps

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SMC logo

WEBSITE: http://www.sfi-sfmc.org/
[ http://www.sfi-sfmc.org/ ]

Like your Trek with a more military flair? Members of the SFMC are dedicated to the same principles as other members of SFI, including community service and charity fund raising. However, because so many of our members identify with the real-world military, a significant amount of our focus is on organizations that associate with or assist military members, veterans and their families.

HMS Barbarossa

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HMS Barbarossa crest

WEBSITE: http://www.trmn.org/portal/
[ http://www.trmn.org/portal/ ]

Is the New Orleans-based chapter of The Royal Manticoran Navy: The Official Honor Harrington Fan Association. We are here to celebrate the work of David Weber and the universe he has created in his Honor Harrington books.  Our hierarchy structure is set up based on what is in the books.  We have gone to great lengths to make sure we are as true to the books as possible, using the books, and input from David Weber and Ad Astra as our guide. We want you to have a positive fandom experience, so please explore all our site has to offer and if you like what you see, feel free to join us.  All we ask is that you remember one thing; no matter what you do, Do It With Honor!

Krewe Du Who

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Krewe Du Who logo

WEBSITE: http://www.kreweduwho.com/
[ http://www.kreweduwho.com/ ]

Attention enthusiastic Whovians! Krewe du Who welcomes YOU aboard The Good Ship TARDIS!

Our community of enthusiastic Whovians is open to all who share in our ongoing celebration of Doctor Who. Whether your earliest Who memories are those of 1st Doctor William Hartnell, 4th Doctor Tom Baker or 12th Doctor Peter Capaldi, you are welcome aboard. Bound together by our passion for Doctor Who, we embrace the Revived Series, Classic Series, Torchwood, Sarah Jane Adventures, Big Finish Audio Dramas and all things Who.

Krewe Du Who supports the American Red Cross through their sales of their Calendars.

The USS LAFITTE

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USS Lafitte logo

WEBSITE: http://www.usslafitte.com/
[ http://www.usslafitte.com/ ]

Chartered in 2010, they are a proud chapter member of STARFLEET. Their mission is to apply the unique talents of their members in the furtherance of community outreach and assistance, improving the lives of others as well as themselves, and have great fun doing it. Through their efforts, a local convention, CyPhaCon [ ./cyphacon ] has seen great success and growth, local charities have benefited, and their "family" has grown.

The USS NEPTUNE

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USS Neptune logo

WEBSITE: http://www.ussneptune.org/
[ http://www.ussneptune.org/ ]

The USS NEPTUNE is based in Biloxi, MS and serves the Mississippi Gulf Coast. The mission of the USS NEPTUNE is simple: Create a place for those who enjoy Star Trek and Sci-fi in general to gather and share their love of the genre, give back to the community though charitable activities, promote an interest in science and space exploration and a return of Star Trek to television.

The USS NEW ORLEANS

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USS New Orleans logo

WEBSITE: https://www.facebook.com/StarshipNewOrleans/
[ https://www.facebook.com/StarshipNewOrleans/ ]

Founded in 2010, the USS NEW ORLEANS considers CONtraflow its "homeport" in the vast sea of conventions in the Gulf South Region.  Now a Chapter of the International Federation of Trekkers, this group of Star Trek enthusiasts keep themselves busy with four regular events a month.  In addition, they have partnered with several community service organizations helping not only spread the word about Star Trek fandom, but promoting the "spirit" of the show by showing up and helping people.

The International Federation of Trekkers is a 501(c)3 Charity.