Mardi Gras coming to Troy

first_img Corporate sponsorships and general admission tickets to the 2011 Mardi Gras Gala will be available next week at the Colley Senior Complex on Elm Street in Troy.For more information about the Mardi Gras Gala, call 334-808-8500. Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Print Article Published 9:27 pm Friday, January 21, 2011 Book Nook to reopen Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Latest Stories Mardi Gras coming to Troy Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Email the author Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies Are…center_img Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Sponsored Content By Jaine Treadwell February is Mardi Gras month and New Orleans and Mobile have nothing on Troy.The Colley Senior Complex celebrates the carnival season with a Mardi Gras event of its own and its Mardi Gras Gala has quickly become a winter tradition and social event.Carol Amos, chair of the Troy Senior Foundation board, said the annual Mardi Gras Gala is both a time of merriment and a time for fundraising. Next Up“The Mardi Gras Gala is planned for Feb. 26 at the Cattleman Complex and will offer great food and dancing to the music of The Fabulous Shades,” Amos said. “It’s also the largest fundraiser for the Colley Senior Complex. So, we want to encourage everyone who enjoys the atmosphere of Mardi Gras and the fun and fellowship of friends and neighbors to mark their calendars for Saturday, Feb. 26, and plan to join us for the Mardi Gras Gala.”The gala also will feature a silent auction that always has a variety of items on the block that create a lot of excitement and fierce, friendly last minute bidding.The Mardi Gras Gala didn’t start as such but rather as a dress up ball at Troy Country Club. By The Penny Hoarder “The next year, we went to the Mardi Gras theme because we wanted to do something that wasn’t being done,” Amos said. “And, February is not overloaded with events and, too, February is Mardi Gras time.”Amos said the Mardi Gras Gala has been very successful as a social event and as a fundraiser.The funds raised by the Mardi Gras Gala are used for the various programs that are offered free to senior adults though the Colley Senior Complex. Most of the fundraising was through the efforts of krewes that raised money in an effort have their prince and princess crowned King and Queen of the Mardi Gras.“We are going to do things a little differently this year,” Amos said. “Right now, were are not planning to have krewes but then that could change. Either way, we are looking forward to another great event this year.” Around the WebDoctor: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Health VideosIf 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 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 InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel You Might Like BBA honors business, teachers The Brundidge Business Association honored Brundidge Electronics Corporation as the Business of the Year and Sasha Tuck and Anne Rene… read morelast_img read more

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