Bicentennial planning meeting is Thursday

first_img Email the author Skip Around the WebIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthGet Fortnite SkinsTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel Book Nook to reopen “Our meeting on Thursday will be open for discussion as to what all Troy has to celebrate and the many ways to celebrate,” she said. “The Alabama Bicentennial is an opportunity to celebrate our history, our people and our places and over the three years from 2017 through 2019. “Three years gives us time to plan and to budget. We invite everyone to come to Thursday’s meeting with ideas to share.”The Studio is on East Walnut Street in downtown Troy, directly across from the Johnson Center for the Arts. Published 3:00 am Wednesday, February 8, 2017 Bicentennial planning meeting is Thursday Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Latest Stories Print Article Plans underway for historic Pike County celebrationcenter_img Alabama’s Bicentennial is officially in 2019. However, the Alabama Bicentennial Commission decided that Alabama has so much to celebrate that one year is not long enough. So, the commission has designated three years to the celebration, 2017-2019 and is encouraging local communities to get on the bandwagon.The City of Troy Bicentennial Committee did not hesitate. The committee will host a community-wide meeting at 5 p.m. Thursday at The Studio in downtown Troy for the specific purpose of gathering ideas for the city’s bicentennial celebration and everyone is invited.Stephanie Baker, who co-chairs the committee with Isaiah Scott, said the Alabama Bicentennial Commission is asking communities throughout the state to have individual reunions and celebrations highlighting their people, places and history. By The Penny Hoarder Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits “The meeting on Thursday will be an opportunity for brainstorming ideas, for input and to get the creative juices flowing,” Baker said. “The three years of the Alabama Bicentennial will be a great time for reunions of schools, churches, clubs and organizations. These reunions would bring alumni and members back to Troy.”Baker said reunions of local high schools, Troy University and Academy Street School have the potential to bring large numbers of people back to Troy and to involve large numbers of people.“As plans get underway for these reunions, more people will be needed to assist with the planning and carrying out of the plans,” Baker said.  Reunions are perhaps at the forefront of any centennial-type celebration but Baker said they are just a beginning point. The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson You Might Like Leaders urged to have vision “The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.” James Davis, a bishop of the AME… read more By Jaine Treadwell Sponsored Contentlast_img read more