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The 2017 Membership Drive is ON!

From our 2017 Board President, Todd McCoy: "We are looking for 2017 to be our biggest and best year ever (so far) – and it all starts with YOU – our members! Along with providing more activities for our members than ever before, we are also very committed to growing our membership. We feel there truly is something for everyone to get involved with and enjoy. To that end, we’ve now made it even easier (and more rewarding) to become a member.

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Registration is open for Mardi Gras fun with 10/31 Members!

Grab your costume and a slice of king cake - Mardi Gras season is here! 10/31 members are invited to participate in two events, the CAAWS Mystic Krewe of Mutts walking parade and ride in the Spanish Town parade in the 10/31 float.   Feb. 19, 2017: CAAWS Mystic Krewe of Mutts Parade The CAAWS walking parade is free to members and their dog. We have 10 pre-paid slots available by reservation. Simply log into the 10/31 website and then reserve

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Happy Halfoween!

It’s hard to believe May is here already. As you may know, May marks the start of the Halfoween season for us as we are now half way through the year before the big day - Halloween! In April, we had an awesome time at the Louisiana International Film Festival for the "Baskin" premiere. 10/31 Consortium was a proud sponsor of the award winning horror film! Members earned access to the VIP area party for simply being in costume. That certainly goes

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Giving and Receiving

Thanksgiving may have been a few months ago, but 10/31 Consortium is always in the giving spirit! I am so pleased to announce that we have delivered our annual donation check to Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital. Each year we have been able to increase our donation by $1,031, making this year’s donation a total of $5,155. This brings our total contribution for the last 5 years to $15,411! Thank you to all our members and sponsors for helping

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Resolve to get Involved!

2016, Still love Halloween   Hi, there. I'm Jessica Edwards, your 2016 President of the 10/31 Consortium Board of Directors. For those of you who don't know me, I have been a member of 10/31 Consortium since the first meeting in July of 2010 and have served on the Board of Directors every year since. My first few years I served as Fundraising Chair; and in 2013, not only was I Parade Captain, also the Queen of the Halloween Parade. I worked

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No Rest for the Wicked

WOW! May was BUSY!!!! I'm sure everyone reading this has attended a graduation, dance recital, school play, band concert, cross over ceremony, or an awards banquet in the past four weeks. Congratulations on making it through. In the midst of all the activity, I hope that you were able to make an event or two with 10/31 Consortium. We participated in two community outreach programs and held our 5th Annual Peanut Butter Cup Miniature Golf Tournament.

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Happy Halfoween!

Happy Halfoween! Did you know that Halfoween originated from people being fed up with the fact that we only dress up for Halloween once a year!?!? It's much too fun and should be celebrated more frequently! Thus, Halfoween was born. Halfoween consists of all the relevant traditions from Halloween: Fun and games, people dressing up in costumes, candy, tricks and treats... all of which you can find at our annual Halfoween celebration, the Peanut Butter

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Let’s Get Lost Together

It's hard to believe that we are three full months into 2015! It has been packed full of preparing, planning, and partying. We've already got the majority of our 2015 calendar set, the big details are in place, and we had one rocking float in the Spanish Town Parade. It's been a great way to start my year as your president.   That being said, I'm truly thankful for the pause and peace offered to us through the Season of Lent. Lent is not only

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Happy Half-o-ween!

We are half way through the year which means we just passed Half-o-ween and it is almost time for our annual Black and Orange Bash, or "The Bob" as it is affectionately referred to by our Board of Directors. We can’t wait to put on another fabulous Black & Orange Bash for our members this year. We are so excited to be announcing our parade theme, king and queen, and winners of our special awards. Our special awards will be going to local people

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Spring into the Fun with 10/31 Consortium!

2014 is proving to be a great year so far! We met our goal of tripling our original donation to Our Lady of the Lake Children's Hospital with a donation of $3,093. In addition to that, we were able to donate 6 large Toys for Tots boxes to the hospital.   We have had several of our members plan a few new events including a Valentine's Day Love Bites Social held at Phil Brady's and an outing to see the Theater Baton Rouge production of "Young

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