CELEBRATED: Troy recognizes ‘older Americans’

first_img Print Article Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Book Nook to reopen Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration “And teach them to pray,” she said. “I remember, as a child, getting on my knees to pray and my mother was next to me on her knees. We need to pray. Prayer changes things. So pray and keep praying.”Terry also challenged the seniors to “be adventurous.”“Play Bingo or do a pole dance,” she said and laughingly added, “No, not now!”Terry closed with a joke and encouraged her audience to laugh even if it’s not funny.Although Terry admitted that she’s not a comedian, her audience appreciated her humor. Published 3:00 am Thursday, May 18, 2017 For Terry, being in Troy is coming home.“I know most of you and appreciate all of you for the foundation you have laid for the generations that followed,” Terry said. “I learned from the older generation not to talk politics or religion. That can destroy relationships.“I learned about respect from the older generation. When I see members of the older generation, I give them my respect. They have earned my respect. And, I expect them to give me the same respect they would give their daughter. It’s all about the Golden Rule. Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.”Terry asked the older Americans to pray for the nation’s young people. Messenger photo/Jaine TreadwellTonya Terry speaks to the guests at the Older Amreicans Month luncheon held by the City of Troy Wednesday at The Studio. Terry talked about what she learned from the older generation and also gave them some advice. Email the author The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Next Up“I am honored to be your mayor,” Reeves told the ‘older adults.’ “You are special people. You are our most treasured resources. We value you, not just today, but every day.”Special entertainment was presented by Shelia Jackson and Willie B. Williams of the Troy Tourism and Public Relations Department and Troy University student, Patrick Jackson.The guest speaker for the Older Americans Month luncheon was Tonya Terry, WSFA-TV news anchor. Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits By The Penny Hoarder The City of Troy celebrated Older Americans Month Wednesday with a luncheon at The Studio in downtown Troy.Special guests were the senior adults at the Colley Senior Complex and the Troy Nutrition Center.Troy Mayor Jason A. Reeves expressed his appreciation to the large gathering of seniors for what they have meant and continue to mean to the city of Troy. Sponsored Content CELEBRATED: Troy recognizes ‘older Americans’ By Jaine Treadwell You Might Like Troy Police looking for forgery suspects The Troy Police Department is looking for the public to help them identify three suspects that they say stole checks… read more Latest Stories 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 HealthTop 4 Methods to Get 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 InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img