This category is reserved for items directly related to a major natural disaster or other serious modern-world crisis. It is designed to help people quickly find stories related to that situation. There is also a directory of weblinks related to crisis response at http://scatoday.net/crisis/links.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2008-02-08 09:01
Lord Roibeard mac Neill and THL Katryne MacIntosh the Strange have announced that an Iron Chef competition will be held March 13, 2008 in the Clan Marshin Fayne encampment at Gulf Wars.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2008-01-24 17:23
Last weekend, the Marche of Alderford, a local group in the Middle Kingdom, hosted a fighter practice and ad hoc silent auction to help a cancer patient in a neighboring group pay for her medical expenses. SCAtoday.net's Editor, THL Milica of Varna, was there and has posted a photo album.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-12-31 18:08
Sir Daniel of the Kingdom of An Tir has posted information on the 6th Annual 12th Knight Auction. This year the auction will benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Societies.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-11-27 22:15
HL Ellisif Sleggja, of the Shire of Arrows' Flight in Artemisia, reports on the recent joint Toys for Tots events held simultaneously in the Shires of Arrows' Flight and Crystal Crags.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-10-30 14:27
Mistress Aldgytha of Ashwood, Caiden Disaster Relief Coordinator, reports on the fire situation in the Kingdom of Caid.
Submitted by Maximillian dEr... on Mon, 2007-10-29 08:47
As of this writing, nearly 2000 homes have burned in a 72 hour period throughout Southern California. Though the first fire started in Malibu, part of the Barony of Lyondemere, Caid, the most destruction has occurred within San Diego County, the Barony of Calafia, Caid.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-10-26 13:57
Mistress Aldgytha of Ashwood is coordinating the fire crisis efforts in the Kingdom of Caid. The report below was gathered from a recent series of messages on the Caid list.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-09-28 07:05
Andris Lowenstein reports that his car containing his armor was stolen in Hartford, Connecticut. He is seeking help to watch for the stolen armor on eBay or other sites.
Submitted by Justin on Mon, 2007-09-10 16:37
Mistress Medb Renata (mka Renata Fossett), niece of Steve Fossett, the pilot who has been missing in the Nevada desert since September 3, seeks volunteer help from fellow SCAdians to find him. Anyone with a web browser can help, using a special satellite image system set up by Amazon.com.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-08-21 15:09
On August 1, 2007, the home of Blair and Yvonne Wettlaufer, known in the SCA as Baron Brand Thorwaldsson and Baroness Briana, was destroyed by fire. While their Excellencies, their children and the family dog escaped unharmed, the house was reduced to ashes.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-07-25 11:19
THL Jerusha a'Laon reports that due to the flash flooding and severe weather conditions in and around the site area of Ash Fork Arizona, Highlands War XIII has been cancelled.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2007-07-12 13:47
James Rosse II, known in the SCA as Lord James "Hawk" Galloway, has been named 2007 EMS Provider of the Year by the Firemen's Association of the State of New York, in honor of his rescue of a child trapped in debris after a house explosion and fire.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-05-30 15:34
Baroness Angelique d'Herisson, Pennsic Vampire, reminds Pennsic attendees that the annual blood drive will take place at Pennsic XXXVI.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-04-20 09:29
Mistress Tatiana Marana Melville reports that the compact disc For Those who Face the Flooding created to aid victims of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, is available to order for US$11.50.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-03-22 14:39
HL Tymm Gard reports on an unfortunate incident at the recent Gulf Wars XVI: the theft of a great deal of armor and weapons from the battlefield. Tymm lists the items, together with some colorful curses for whoever stole them.
Submitted by Ursula on Sat, 2007-01-20 10:50
Anteorra's 12 Hour War has been postponed, HL Chiara Francesca, Kingdom Webminister, announced Friday. A new date will be announced later.
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2007-01-12 19:01
The central United States is being pounded by a major ice storm today, causing Ansteorra to cancel their upcoming Coronation for this weekend.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-01-04 17:49
The Barony of Stonemarche invites you to the XVIII annual Market Day at Birka. It will be held this year on January 26-27, 2007 at the Center of New Hampshire in Manchester, NH.
With last year's great success on Friday night, we will again open the Gates that evening from 7 – 10pm for check in. There will be shopping and a Pre-Revel then in addition to our usual Saturday schedule of events. Merchants, in the Exposition Center side, are offered the opportunity to open for business. Merchants, Friday is not required. Detailed information for merchants regarding this will be available on the web site ().
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2006-12-01 12:50
Due to severe winter weather, dangerous roads, and a power outage, the fall session of the Royal University of the Midrealm (RUM) has been cancelled.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-08-03 19:49
Yehoshua ben Hayyim, Seneschal of the Shire of Ma'ale Giborim in Israel, Kingdom of Drachenwald, writes that all are safe but describes hardships faced by the group and their loved ones.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-07-21 12:38
A group of gentles in the Kingdom of Calontir is holding an online auction of donated items of interest to reenactors to aid a citizen of the Kingdom injured in an automobile accident.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-07-13 12:59
Baroness Angelique d'Herisson has announced that there will again be a blood drive at the Pennsic War. This year's drive will take place Friday August 11 and Monday August 14, 2006.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-07-07 18:19
Lord Stephan Calvert deGrey reports that SCA members in the Barony of Endless Hills (Scranton-Wilkes-Barre, PA) and the Shires of Sterlynge Vayle (Binghamton, NY) and Coppertree (Utica, NY) in Æthelmearc were hard hit by recent torrential rains and flooding. One SCA member, THL Keran Roslin, makes note of how her SCA equipment and skills helped prepare for disaster.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-06-28 18:52
Mistress Tatiana Marana Melville of the Kingdom of Northshield reports on a recent trip to the Barony of Seleone in Gulfport, Mississippi to drop off donated items to those who lost SCA gear during Hurricane Katrina.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2006-06-21 07:19
We're pleased to report that Staci Jones, the daughter of Marjorie Jones of the Shire of Arrow's Flight (Provo, Utah) in Artemisia, has been found and is safe with relatives. Staci was reported missing on June 15.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2006-06-15 11:50
Marjorie Jones, a newcomer to the SCA in Utah and mother of missing Staci Jones, seeks help from fellow SCAdians in locating her daughter, who may be headed for Texas with a stranger. This is a public service announcement; the disappearance is not connected with the SCA or its activities.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-06-02 11:23
Your Innner Vagabond, the Pennsic merchant which recently suffered a devastating fire, will be selling online gift certificates to be redeemed at Pennsic in order to raise money to rebuild their business.
Submitted by Anonymous on Sat, 2006-05-20 14:07
The owners of the Inner Vagabond, destroyed by fire a few days ago, have posted pictures of their building before and after the catastrophe that struck this Pennsic food merchant.
Submitted by Anonymous on Tue, 2006-05-16 13:43
From a report from the Owners, AJ & Andrew, it appears that the Inner Vagabond, a migratory middle-eastern styled coffee house, jewelry and household goods shop, was destroyed by fire on Mother's Day. There was no loss of life, only personal goods.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-03-09 11:54
Baroness Gwynnyd has announced a drive to help replace supplies for those reenactors who lost those materials necessary to enjoy their hobby during last year's devastating hurricane season.