Tag archive of costume drive

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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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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Zombie Pub Crawl

The undead will be hoarding in search of brains and beer throughout the downtown Baton Rouge area after the Of Moving Colors Zombie Bash 5k. Must be 21 $5 participation fee gets you access to all the drink specials. Bring a non-perishable food donation and/or children's costume to be entered in the door prize drawing. We'll meet at 7 p.m. at the Bald Eagle Pub for registration and then we'll hoard to a different downtown bar every hour. Prizes will

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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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Requiems Premiere Part II

Join 10/31 Consortium at the premieres of Requiems! This is the first showing of Episodes 4-6 in this 6 episode web series and all proceeds from the night will benefit 10/31 Consortium! $5 Admission fee This film is intended for mature audiences. Please bring non-perishable food donations for the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank. The six-episode series is inspired by Louisiana folktales and centers on a young artist who awakens inside a hospital that

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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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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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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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