Jackson praises hometown at Troy Women’s Club

first_img Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day IN SESSION: Troy schools begin classes Pike Liberal Arts School opened its doors for the 2019-2020 school year at 8 a.m. Thursday. For some students, it… read more You Might Like “It’s easy to promote a city like Troy,” Jackson said. “We are blessed that our city has so many wonderful recreational and cultural opportunities for our citizens. Troy is home to Troy University with its many amenities, including Janice Hawkins Park and the International Art Center, and of course the Terracotta Warriors.“The City of Troy has an outstanding public library, senior complex and recreation center. Troy has a vibrant downtown area that includes the Johnson Center for the Arts, which is a venue for the visual arts, music and theater and restaurants and shops.”She also mentioned Butter and Egg Adventures, the Pioneer Museum of Alabama and Pike County Lake as features of the Troy area.Jackson highlighted businesses and industries that provide jobs and spur the local economy including Troy University, KW Plastics, Wiley Sanders Truck Lines, Lockheed Martin, Sikorsky, Whaley Pecans and Golden Boy Foods. Jackson said Troy is in the process of welcoming new businesses and industries and the future looks bright for the city and its residents. She gave credit to the city’s mayor and council for leading the way and to the many clubs, organizations and individual community servants who are willing to invest in the city’s future.Jackson closed with “Amazing Grace” and to the applause of an appreciative audience. Skip And, as gratifying as those experiences were, she was just as honored to be invited as the guest speaker for the Troy Women’s Club’s Thursday meeting.“There is nothing as rewarding as being asked to speak to homefolks about your hometown,” Jackson said. “To be asked was an honor.”Jackson opened with a song, with “My Home’s in Alabama” and with words of praise for her hometown. Email the author Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave 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 Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Sponsored Contentcenter_img Latest Stories When Shelia Jackson was growing up in the Segars Street projects in Troy, she never imagined that she would one day direct the tourism and public relations department of her hometown. Neither did she dream she would sing for a president of the United States, for governors of her home state or on the courts of the U.S. Open Tennis Tournament in New York.Sheila Jackson had no thoughts of being on stage in a one-woman salute to Ma Rainey or being an extra in “The Long Walk Home” or Nell Carter’s double in “The Grass Harp.”But Jackson has experienced all those things that she never imagined. Print Article Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies Are… By The Penny Hoarder By Jaine Treadwell Book Nook to reopen Jackson praises hometown at Troy Women’s Club Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Published 3:00 am Friday, August 9, 2019last_img read more