“Once again, I’m struck by your species’ desire to help others.” Dr. Phlox- Dear Doctor, Date: Unknown
Once again Starfleet Command’s Seventh Fleet will be hosting a charity booth at the FanX (formerly known as the Salt Lake Comic Con) on September 5-7 at the Salt Palace in downtown Salt Lake City. We will be at booth 2409 (as indicated on the map posted above) with the Borg Alcove and Science Station. This year the booth is being organized by the PCU Pulsar and volunteers from the fleet. The selected charity will be the Alpine School District/Christa Mcaullif Space Center. Feel free to stop by and have your picture taken with the alcove. Any donations will be gladly accepted. Thank you to Dan Farr and the many volunteers at FanX for helping us with our charity mission.
“Change is the essential process of all existence.” Spock- Let That Be Your Last Battlefield, Stardate: 5730.2
Log Entry: Stardate 72090.2, Vice Admiral Carl Stark recording. Just as Starfleet Command’s Seventh Fleet is constantly looking for ways to improve our processes and our organization, we have decided that there should be a change in the website as well. Prior to this, the home page for the fleet website was a constantly updating calendar showing the list of upcoming fleet and chapter events. This calendar can still be found on our Events page. However the main page will be used for news and discussion about the Seventh Fleet and our fandom. One of the reasons for this change is to be inclusive to those fans who do not access our Facebook page or Twitter account.
There will be other changes happening as well as time permits. Some sections of the website may look more like a cobweb site. If you have noticed anything lacking, please let us know and we can try to tackle it. There are also plans to update the chapters section to provide additional information on the interests of the chapter. Another goal is to finally get the massive photo album online for all to enjoy.
Thanks for sticking with us and reading this log entry. I can’t wait to see how we can better utilize this communications tool.
Stardate 96652.22 Staff of family. Mr Hnack has restored the site, communications has been interrupted over the past week to in infestation of Klingon Malware. As a reminder to protect the integrity of our site, use complex passwords, do not share, change passwords etc. Most of all bring any issues to Mr Stark or myself a quickly as possible. The previous webhost is no longer doing business with us, I have found a trusted source that speaks human, is local to our region and was quick to assist in moving all website content.
We are online once again. Live long, and I-Sci-Fi, do you ?
Yay! It’s time for the Seventh Fleet Games! Yes, it is that time of year when all members of the Seventh Fleet gather together for our Olympics ,Star Trek style!
It is a day of fun games, food, bonding and catching up with old friend’s! The games are being hosted by the U.S.S. Essex this year. The date for this event is Saturday August 22nd. The Location will be the Spruces Campground located in Big Cottonwood Canyon. The U.S.S. Essex will provide the hamburger and hot dogs for the lunch. We will each need to provide the buns to go with those if you choose to eat hamburgers or hot dogs. Please bring a side, a dessert or chips. You may want to bring a lawn chair just in case. There will be a fee this year of $5.00 per person to help pay for campground and meat. Please try and have your money into your commanding officer by the 15th. If you can not we can arrange something but let us know. Please RSVP as soon as possible!
Our motto in the Seventh Fleet is “We Do Not Stand Alone”. In times of need we rally together to help out when we can. A call is being sent out now for such a need. As most of you know, Lt. Commander Tristan Vilhauer of the USS Valkyrie passed away suddenly last month due to complications with his liver. He was only in his twenties and did not expect to have to worry about funeral expenses. The hospital will not release the body of our friend until the cost of $1500 can be covered. Captain Charles Corr has set up an account at Wells Fargo to help raise funds to cover the costs. If you can help out you can go to any Wells Fargo bank and make a donation. If you would like the account number, please email Info@SeventhFleet.org and we can send it to you. Thank you for all that you can do.
Log Entry: Stardate 68113.0, Rear Admiral Carl Stark recording. Every year the Seventh Fleet puts together a yearly calendar of events. This calendar will have various photos and artwork from different members of the Seventh Fleet that represents their chapters. Once again we will be offering these calendars at a cost of $10/each. To order a calendar, please contact your Commanding Officer. They will collect the money and send it up as part of your chapter’s total order.
Log Entry: Stardate 68092.0, Rear Admiral Carl Stark recording. We had a ton of response from our Salt Lake Comic Con booth. We raised some money for HopeKids of Utah (which they said Thank You). We also had a lot of people sign up for more information about the club. If we could read your handwriting (some of them were a little difficult) you should be hearing something soon from a nearby chapter. We would like to thank the SS White Buffalo for running the Artemis Bridge Simulator and all of the volunteers who came out to help sell club t-shirts (still on sale) and promote the Seventh Fleet. We look forward to next Septembers Salt Lake Comic Con and thank all of the volunteers who helped put the event together.
Once again we had a large number of fans ask about a Utah County chapter. Currently at this time we do not have a chapter in that area, yet. Usually a new chapter is started when a member of an existing chapter moves to the new area and starts a chapter-in-training (also known as a Runabout) or if an existing club applies to become a chapter of the Seventh Fleet. However to our knowledge there is no Utah County only club and we have not been informed of anyone getting ready to move. Luckily thanks to our friends on the SS White Buffalo in Tooele, we do have an option for a nearby area that wants a chapter. Right now what we are doing is conducting a survey. If you live in Utah County and would be willing to participate in an exploratory meeting about starting a local chapter, please contact us at Join@SeventhFleet.org
If there is enough interest we can schedule the meeting and see what options we can do to start a new branch of our Star Trek family in the Utah County area.
Log Entry: Stardate 68090.2, Rear Admiral Carl Stark recording. Wow where did the summer go? We just completed a very successful Fleet Day and now we are gathering once again for the 2014 Salt Lake Comic Con.
We are excited to once again team up with HopeKids of Utah and Idaho (just as we did for FanX). This time we are bringing back the Star Trek Bridge Simulator (via the Artemis computer program and the hard work of the SS White Buffalo). We will be in booth 2817 (near the celebrity autograph signing area on the west side of the Salt Palace).
Remember we would love you see you in your Star Trek/Starfleet costume. If you do not have a costume, please wear your club t-shirt. We will have the limited edition Seventh Fleet/Salt Lake Comic Con t-shirts for sale.
Log Entry: Stardate 67080.5, Rear Admiral Carl Stark recording. We are starting a new tradition this year on Saturday, August 16th. The Seventh Fleet Olympics is being replaced with the new Fleet Day. We will be continuing to play some of the various games that we have enjoyed at the past games, however we are adding even more in order to help our Star Trek family grow together. We will be dining together (food provided by the host chapter of the USS Ticonderoga) at a cost of $5/person or $3/kids. A fundraiser auction with some of the collection from the late Captain Ruth Burns will be held. We will also have several mini-panels and discussion groups to talk about a variety of fleet/chapter/member subjects. A section will be set up to help people with rank advancements and merit sheets. We will also have some water based events as well. Feel free to wear your club or fleet t-shirts. With luck this new tradition could even grow into a two or three-day campout.
So everyone (fleet members or not) are welcome to join us on Saturday, August 16th at Island View Park pavilion in Clearfield (1800 S Main St, Clearfield, UT 84015). You can show up at 10:00am, lunch will start at 11:00am. The auction will start at noon. We will be at the park for the majority of the day. We will be having a ton of fun and Admiral Hollinger will be holding his Admiral’s Challenge at the end of the day. We look forward to seeing everyone and catching up with our Star Trek family.
"There are other kinds of courage; like the courage to accept that there are some situations beyond your control." Chakotay- Scorpion, Stardate: 50984.3”
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