Tag archive of trick or treat

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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Baton Rouge Crime

There is a reason that crime scene tape is used as a standard Halloween decoration. Crime is scary. And if you live in Baton Rouge, you should be even more afraid of it than the average person.   According to NeighborhoodScout.com, Baton Rouge has a crime index rating of 3, with 100 being the BEST possible score. The website further explains,   “With a crime rate of 67 per one thousand residents, Baton Rouge has one of the highest crime

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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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