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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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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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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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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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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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Halfoween

Tomorrow, May 1st, marks the recently declared “holiday” of Halfoween – the annual half way mark to Halloween. I’m sure this is no surprise, but this new additional way to celebrate the most wicked day of the year is something I’m pretty jazzed about.   For those of you unfamiliar with this springtime treat, check out the full description from Urban Dictionary (http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=halfoween). Halfoween customs

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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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Krewe of Unlucky Charms

10/31 Consortium is proud to announce that we will have a float in the upcoming Baton Rouge Irish-Italian Parade on March 24! 10/31 Members can join the Krewe of Unlucky Charms for only $50 each (non-members are $75).   Riders are asked to dress as scary leprechauns or green zombies to fit with the float theme. Riders also must provide their own throws and attend a brief meeting at On the Border at 2 p.m. on 3/10 to pay riding fees in person,

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Crown-worthy

It's the beginning of a new year and for 10/31 Consortium, that means the 2012 membership dues are due. In the coming weeks, please be on the lookout for your membership dues invoice. Invoices will be sent to the mailing address and email address listed on your membership application. If this has changed since you became a member, please update your contact information by emailing Kareem Griffen (kareem.griffen@yahoo.com) or Jennifer Taylor Chick

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Resolutions

Believe in something unbelievable.   Be less concerned with the opinions of others and more concerned with my own.   Be more affectionate with my loved ones.   Be more considerate of others.   Be more patient with my son.   Be more thankful.   Be on time for work at least 3 days a week.   Be realistic.   Fight less with my mother and sister.   Find the good in people.   Get healthy.   Get organized.

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Scarecrow

The scarecrow is one of the most iconic harvest images. Just thinking of the word "harvest" brings to mind images of fields of corn, farm houses, barns, and yes, scarecrows. His purpose is to, well, scare the crows away. Crows... those flying thieves of crops our farmers work so hard to produce. Living in the city, we don't get to see these images too often, however we do have our fair share of "scarecrows" and "crows."   The word "harvest"

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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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    10/31 Booth at the Zoo Run Run

    Help 10/31 Consortium promote the 2018 Pumpkin Pi 3.14 Mile Race at the Zoo Run Run! We'll have a

    08/25/2018 - 06:00 am BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo

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