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 Mon, 2006-01-30 08:45
Gleann Abhann's reknowned Green Dragon Tavern, damaged during Hurricane Katrina, is in the process of being restored and was in use at the recent 12th Night Tournament.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-01-25 11:53
Fern de la Forét, of the Province of Tree Girt Sea in the Midrealm, has announced a project to collect books for those in Gleann Abhann who have lost their SCA libraries. The collection will take place at the upcoming Tree Girt Sea 12th Night event.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-12-30 12:54
Peregrine Fairchylde, Coordinator for the Gleann Abhann Supply Run, has announced that as of December 16, 2005, the supply effort is officially ended.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-12-06 09:55
Linda S. Moore, President, SCA Inc., requests that SCA members living in areas affected by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita contact the corporate office with information regarding their locations.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Mon, 2005-11-14 14:14
On the fifth day of November, Anno Societatus XL, being 2005 in the Common Reckoning, Gleann Abhann took its ryghtfull place as the youngest kingdom in the Knowne Worlde. But the story beforehand bears telling, as it is fascinating. (Or, "A funny thing happened on the way to coronation...")
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-11-14 11:16
Peregrine Fairchylde, coordinator of the Gleann Abhann Supply Run, has announced that the effort will no longer accept donations for disaster relief.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-10-30 11:18
Myghin Ine Skylycorne of the Shire of Hartstone has announced that over $400 was raised by a silent auction at AEthelmearc's recent Crown Tournament.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-10-28 07:45
Lady Sarah MacGregor of Ardanroe in Gleann Abhann, reports on cleanup at the King's Arrow Ranch, site of Gulf Wars, damaged by Hurricane Katrina. She has posted links to photos and video of the damage and cleanup efforts.
Submitted by Lukas Mesmer on Wed, 2005-10-19 14:43
Additional items have been contributed to Calontir's online auction for the benefit of SCAdian hurricane victims.
Submitted by Peregrine Fairchylde on Thu, 2005-10-13 09:40
Sir John the Pursuwer, autocrat of Gulf Wars XV, has made the announcement many were waiting breathlessly for: Gulf Wars will go forward despite damage to King's Arrow Ranch from Hurricane Katrina.
Submitted by Colonel Jenna on Fri, 2005-10-07 12:22
The Calontir Online Auction, benefitting Medieval Hurricane Relief, is now in full swing, with the donation deadline extended and enthusiastic support from donors and bidders. Colonel Jenna has an update.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2005-10-06 07:07
Master Stephan of Durham, the Seneschal of Gleann Abhann, says that the new Kingdom's first Coronation has been rescheduled for November 5, 2005 at a site in Louisiana. The milestone event had been postponed indefinitely due to the devastation from Hurricane Katrina.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2005-09-28 12:54
A team of SCAdians from the Kingdom of Calontir are hosting an online auction, beginning October 1, to benefit "Medieval Hurricane Relief".
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-09-27 11:15
Baron Pavel, from Grimfells in the Kingdom of Calontir, relates how he spent a day helping with hurricane relief by volunteering at a distribution warehouse.
Submitted by Anonymous on Sat, 2005-09-24 00:55
The Ansteorran Emergency Site, maintained by HL Chiara Francesca Arianna d'Onofrio, has been set up for Disaster planning in the SCA Kingdom of Ansteorra. This site will be used for the duration of the hurricane season as threats come in that kingdom's direction.
Follow the regular link (below) to visit the site. There is also an alternate link, used only in case of outage of the main server
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-09-20 07:14
The Barony of Brendoken, located in northeastern Ohio, collected over $900 at a recent silent auction to benefit those affected by Hurricane Katrina. Money from the auction, held in conjunction with baronial championships, will be donated to the Red Cross Hurricane Relief fund. Two photo albums from the event are now online.
Submitted by Peregrine Fairchylde on Mon, 2005-09-19 10:08
The Barony of Axemoor (New Orleans, La.), which suffered the greatest damage from Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath, has canceled its annual Christmas Revel for this year.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-09-18 12:10
Kynnyth Pyke reports that over $3,000 was raised for the American Red Cross at the recent Masters of Defense Tourney held in the Barony of Lochmere. Part of the total was raised thanks to matching contributions from Lowes.
Submitted by Peregrine Fairchylde on Fri, 2005-09-16 13:18
The Barony of Grey Niche's annual October event, Samhain, scheduled for Halloween weekend, has been cancelled, as detailed in the following message from the autocrat to the barony's e-mail list on Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2005.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-09-16 06:10
Anna Genevieve of Ancyra and THL Barbara Sterling have posted a report and photos covering the recent supply run by members of the SCA to deliver much-needed items to those affected by Hurricane Katrina.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-09-15 11:27
Due to the event site being used as an evacuation center for victims of Hurricane Katrina, Diamond Wars 2005 will not take place.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2005-09-14 13:19
For those in the areas where the U.S. Postal Service has suspended mail delivery, the SCA will place memberships temporarily into hiatus so that members are not paying for newsletters that are not able to be delivered.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2005-09-14 12:23
This page is on the official sca.org web site, and outlines the Society's official response to the disaster and policies for local groups and kingdoms to follow.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-09-14 08:44
Caroline Tharpe Weiss reports that FEMA is interested in hiring a few individuals to work in historic preservation in the wake of the Hurricane Katrina disaster.
Submitted by Karen on Mon, 2005-09-12 13:52
The Morning News describes some of the SCA's relief efforts for Gleann Abhann.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-09-12 12:15
Lord Peregrine Fairchylde, coordinator of the Gleann Abhann Supply Run, offers poetic insight in the form of a song on the new kingdom's valiant efforts to deal with the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, with a little help from their friends.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-09-10 12:20
THLord Stefan li Rous has posted the latest additions to Stefan's Florilegium for September 2005. He also lists websites for Hurricane Katrina relief.
Submitted by Peregrine Fairchylde on Fri, 2005-09-09 14:46
Master Stephan of Durham, the Gleann Abhann Seneschal, has announced that Coronation will be postponed due to the effects of Hurricane Katrina.
Submitted by Peregrine Fairchylde on Fri, 2005-09-09 14:44
Peregrine Fairchylde, coordinator of the Gleann Abhann Supply Run, which is delivering nonperishable necessities to SCA victims of Hurricane Katrina, will be attending Autumn Arrows at the Shire of Calanais Nuadh and invites the gentles planning to join him there to bring supplies that he will haul back to Gleann Abhann for distribution.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-09-09 14:20
Lady Marion (Ellen Hopkins) reports that she and several friends made the journey to Kings Arrow Ranch, the site of the annual Gulf Wars and took photos of the devastation.