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Shiver Me Timbers!

In honor of National Talk Like a Pirate Day… Ahoy, matey! Calling all pirates, wenches, swashbucklers and buccaneers! Step to and gather ye mates for a Red Stick treasure hunt! Register your crew of 4 or less by sending your team and captain name to Info@1031Consortium.com. We’ll put you on a team if you don’t have one. Don’t be a scallywag, come dressed ready for life at sea or ye shall walk the plank. (Wear pirate stuff, there’s a contest

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2014 Ghostly Gala

The Ghostly Gala is 10/31 Consortium’s corresponding masquerade ball to the Baton Rouge Halloween Parade. The event is primarily for 10/31 Consortium members and parading krewes, however the general public is also welcome to purchase non-member tickets. Guests will enjoy music, dancing, costume contest, table decorating contest, food catered by Ruffino’s, an open bar, and much more! Tickets are sold individually on Event Brite. Members should

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4th Annual Peanut Butter Cup Mini Golf Tournament

It's time for our annual spring fundraiser - The Peanut Butter Cup Mini Golf Tournament! Register your team of 4 or less by emailing your team name and names of all team members to info@1031Consortium.com. Please also indicate any players age 12 and under. $31 for 10/31 Consortium Members $35 for non-members $15 for children 12 and under $200 to sponsor a hole – Hole sponsorships include a complimentary team of 4 Ticket prices include 18 holes

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Black and Orange Bash

It's time for our annual Halloween kick-off event and summer fundraiser, the Black and Orange Bash! In addition to food, drinks, dancing and a killer silent auction, we'll also announce all the juicy details for the 2014 Halloween Parade! Join us at The Woman's Club on July 26 at 7:30 p.m.! See pics from last year HERE. 2014 Halloween Parade theme announcement Grand Marshal announcement Royal coronation Ghostly Gala details 10/31 Special Awards 2015

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2013 Halloween Parade

2013 Theme: Fairy Tale Nightmares Saturday, October 19, 2013 at 2 p.m. Downtown Baton Rouge Grand Marshal: Nick Gomez King: Corey Tullier Queen: Jessica Edwards Halloween Parade Route: 1 – Entrance to Staging: All units must enter the Staging Area from South Boulevard by Pastime. 2 – Official Starting Point 3 – RIP Area (Repentance Park) 4 – Party Zone! The parade crosses 3rd Street twice! 5 – No Alcohol Zone on Convention between 5th

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3rd Annual Peanut Butter Cup Mini Golf Tournament

Thursday, May 23, 2013 a/k/a The Last Day of School! 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. It's time for our annual spring fundraiser - The Peanut Butter Cup Mini Golf Tournament! Members with their families and friends are invited to this 3rd annual miniature golf tournament. Bring the kids to celebrate their last day of school with us! Winning team get the Peanut Butter Cup filled trophy! Best individual score gets the Orange Jacket! Price includes 18 holes of golf,

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Behind the Curtain

"This is Halloween! This is Halloween!"   I simply can not think of Halloween without the haunting tunes of The Nightmare Before Christmas ringing in my ears. Like many of us "Halloween enthusiasts" this is one of my favorite movies. I often wonder if the opening scene is what planted the idea of a Halloween parade in my mind to begin with.   Our parade, while quite different from the one in the movie, was just as exciting and thrilling

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2012 Halloween Parade

Theme:  Boo on the Bayou: A Red Stick Apocalypse! Grand Marshal: Edwin Edwards Royalty: King Jay McGee Queen Denise Clause New route starting at the 13th Gate Haunted House and rolling through the CBD!

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Golf-tastic

This year is proving to be quite eventful for 10/31 Consortium! Your Board of Directors has been hard at work planning the 2nd Annual Baton Rouge Halloween Parade, and we couldn't be more proud of what we have accomplished!   In the past 3 months, we have narrowed down the parade theme, selected a Grand Marshal (will be announced this summer; you're going to love it!), mailed out annual membership invoices (please send in your dues if you have

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Knowledge

They say, “Knowledge is power.” If that is the case, then members of 10/31 Consortium have a new found power to positively and forever change the Baton Rouge community. This newsletter and our new website (coming soon) exist to keep you informed of the many fun and creative ways to volunteer your time, resources, and talents to the betterment of Baton Rouge. Just for a moment, imagine the possibilities with me…   Imagine a Baton Rouge

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Confidence

Last year at about this time, I got a birthday card in the mail from a very good friend of mine. The card had a Thoreau quote written on it:   “Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you’ve imagined.”   As birthday cards often are, the card was very appropriately timed. However, this one was more timely than usual.   When I received the card, I was a week shy of the first 10/31 Consortium meeting and, honestly,

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