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Order of Venus
OOV is one of the newer ladies' groups, founded on March 19, 2000. It started with "only a few members," according to the group, but grew quickly.
By OOV's 10th anniversary, it was 168 members strong. These ladies are known as big throwers, sometimes chucking huge stuffed animals.
To see the Mask's photos and video of OOV's previous parades, click
This year, the Order of Venus paraded on February 9 at 6:30 p.m.
The theme was Venus Celebrates 15 Years With Glitz, Glitter, and Glam. The parade included 10 floats rented from the Mobile Mystics.
To see the Mask's HD video of the 2015 parade, click
The Mask's slideshow of the 2015 parade is below.
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