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Baronial Adopt a Fighter Program
The Baron and Baroness of Calafia Their Excellencies Guy Rand and Muirrenn
Photo Courtesy of: Lord Ketill rauðskeggr
After such a long break in July, it was nice to have two local tournaments right here in Calafia to visit with all of Calafian and traveling friends. It was a great day in our Canton of Tanwayour to celebrate their anniversary. Many thanks to the Canton for hosting such a great event. It was a day filled with fighting, napping, arts and spending time with our Calafian families. And two weeks later, we were at again in the cold climate of Stonehenge for Leodamus of Thebes. We would like to thanks first time stewards Lady Isolde and Lord Duncan. The fighting was interesting and entertaining and the games and contests were greatly amusing! The legacy of Leodamus is great part of Calafian tradition. It is a symbol of how we can all settle disputes with kindness to forge a stronger Barony. Thank you for all that participated in the polling. We will be making the announcement at Anniversary in November.
September sees us traveling once more to Angels for their Anniversary and the investiture of Liam and Fara as the new Baron and Baroness. Please join us to celebrate the contributions of Peter and Gabrielle and the new journey of Liam and Kara. After that, our neighbors in Glydenholt host Crown Tourney. We will be there to support all of our fighters contesting for the Crown of Caid. After Crown, Great Western War is right on the horizon. Even if you are camping elsewhere, remember that everyone is welcome to come by the Baronial Encampment. The Baronial pavilion will be up and is available for all Calafians. Also, remember there will lots of activities in the Baronial encampment like our “Potreobition” Party on Saturday night and more! However, don’t exhaust yourself at war too much! The following weekend is Lief Erickson where will we be having melee fighting, Ice Floes and much more!
Finally, Anniversary is just around the corner on November 7th. At Anniversary, we will be having two of our own rapier fighters, Baron Oliver and Don Mallory, elevated to the Order of Defense. Also, we will be having our officer change-over as our new officers take over. Who are these new officers you ask? That is still be decided! If you wish to nominate someone for a job, find out more about being an officer or just if you are just interested, come to this month’s Populace meeting! We will be polling on the nominated officers. Being an officer can truly be a rewarding experience, getting you involved in the Dream in new ways. Even if you have no desire to take the office itself, being a deputy is a great way to learn and be involved. If your interests in our Barony go a different way, Her Excellency and I are looking for people interested in serving on our Court and Guard. This is a great way to get to know how Court works and the jobs of the Baron and Baroness. If you are interested, please contact us, Lady Saran or THL Curteis for more information.
In service to Calafia,
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