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My name is Bambi Pizzolato and I took office as the 10/31 Consortium Board President on November 1, 2017. While things have been a bit quiet on the Halloween front since then, your 10/31 Consortium board has been hard at work behind the scenes to streamline processes, focus on our new mission, and recruit volunteers for our many fun and creative projects ahead. Our December Board Retreat was, unfortunately, held via Go To Meeting due the unusual

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Trick or Treat Assistance – Success!

We are excited to share the success of our first Trick or Treat revitalization efforts!   The Melrose Place subdivision was selected as our first neighborhood beneficiary. This is an older neighborhood on the cusp of North Baton Rouge and located at the corner of Florida Boulevard and North Foster. The neighborhood has a mixed racial and socioeconomic demographic. Known as the "Bocage of the 50s," Melrose Place has undergone many changes in

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2017 and Beyond

As the outgoing president of 10/31 Consortium, I would like to thank you for your support during the past year. 10/31 Consortium is in a stage of growth and it has been my honor to participate in nurturing and guiding that growth as your Board President. Like many years before, this year has proved to be both challenging and rewarding. However, this year is especially rewarding as we have finally defined our true purpose and attained a goal 7 years

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Children’s Costume and Candy Drive 2017

September 15 – October 10 All sizes of new and gently used costumes and individually wrapped bags of candy are being collected during the 10/31 Consortium Costume Drive! More information and donation drop-off locations  

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Get Down to Halloween Town for the Pumpkin Pi 3.14 Mile Race and Kids Fun Run

Are you a tough pumpkin? Find out this October 28 in downtown Baton Rouge! This is no ordinary 5K. This 3.14 mile long race on the Mississippi River Levee is exactly 200 feet longer than a 5K. And, it is Baton Rouge’s only Halloween costume race!     October 28, 2017 8:00 a.m. on the downtown levee (Between the USS Kidd and LASM)   *Race Registration* Take the Tough Pumpkin Challenge and run “the pi” while holding a pumpkin!

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You’re Invited to the Ghostly Gala, Baton Rouge’s Premiere Halloween Costume Ball

King Mark and Queen Judy invite you and your ghoul friends to the Ghostly Gala, the masquerade ball for the Baton Rouge Halloween Parade!   October 7, 2017 7:00 PM "RIP" Guest Access / 8:00 PM General Access L'Auberge Casino & Hotel Baton Rouge Ages 21+ www.ghostlygala.com   Share your Halloween spirit and kick off the Fifolet Halloween Festival in style at the Ghostly Gala! The Ghostly Gala is filled with music, games, entertainment,

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Baton Rouge is Celebrating its 200th Halloween!

Happy BOO-Centennial! Celebrate by being in a parade! Be part of history: Bring the kids and show off your costumes to thousands of adoring fans! Registration is open. You can register yourself or a whole group to participate in the BR Halloween Parade. More information: http://www.brhalloweenparade.com Krewes * Floats * Vehicles * Walking Groups * Dance Groups * Individual Walkers * Troupes * Advertising Options * Nonprofit Options The parade

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The Grand Reveal: 2017 Baton Rouge Halloween Parade!

Baton Rouge Halloween Parade Saturday, October 28, 2017 2:00 p.m. in Downtown Baton Rouge www.BRhalloweenparade.com 2017 Parade Theme: Rhythm & Boos 2017 Royalty: Queen Judy Gonzales King Mark Bounds Countess Meredith Beck-Wiggins Count Nik Stein   2017 Grand Marshal: Patrick Mulhearn   2017 Presenting Sponsor: Gerry Lane Chevrolet       The Baton Rouge Halloween Parade is the main event of the Fifolet Halloween Festival!

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Spam box monster eating your e-newsletters? Try the 10/31 texting feature!

10/31 Consortium's e-newsletters are the best way to keep current on events and club news. E-mail programs will often move bulk e-mails like ours into the junk folder without you knowing. To help solve this problem, we are now sending out a link to the newsletter when it is released, so all you need to do is click on the text link to get to the e-newsletter. The text service is called Remind, a free group texting service that started out as a service

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The Raven Has Arrived: Early bird parade registration is now open!

In celebration of HALF-OWEEN, new hijinx are here: Early bird registration for the 2017 Baton Rouge Halloween Parade. Krewes * Floats * Vehicles * Walking Groups * Dance Groups * Individual Walkers * Advertising Options Use discount code FREAKY13 to save 13% off of your registration. Registration and info: http://www.brhalloweenparade.com This freaky offer will only be available until July 29, the day of the 10/31 Consortium's Black and Orange Bash!

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