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Members of the Baton Rouge Corvette Club gather during a parade for the residents of Ollie Steele Burden Manor. Taking part, from left, are Sid Scardina, Kenya Whitmore, Meaquell Lewis, Cadrenia Collins, Antionette Morgan and Christie Cooper.

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The Baton Rouge Corvette Club recently paraded with residents from the Ollie Steele Burton Manor assisted living center.

Several of the Corvette owners hosted riders, paraded, threw beards and trinkets to the residents. School bands, cheerleaders and others participated in the carnival festivities.

The elected kings and queens at the assisted living center were honored.

The club also participated in Orion, Artimis and other local parades.

Having more than 150 members, the club is active in many events around the Baton Rouge area, a news release said.

The club hosts its 19th annual St. Jude Open Car Show on April 29 at the Bayou Waterfront Park in Plaquemine. Early car registration is encouraged and can be found at www.brcorvetteclub.com.

The Baton Rouge Corvette Club will display Corvettes at the following dates and locations before the Open Car Show:

March 4: Wal-Mart on Siegen Lane

March 11: Calvin’s Bocage Market on Jefferson Highway

March 25: Wal-Mart on Siegen Lane

April 1: Ralph’s Supermarket in Gonzales

April 8: Calvin’s Bocage Supermarket on Jefferson Highway

April 22: Butcher Boy Market and Rouse’s Supermarket in Plaquemine.

To participate, visit www.brcorvetteclub.com; call Mike Segura at (225) 266-7159 or email stjudecarshow@outlook.com.