Conference deemed ‘one of the best’

first_img Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Skip The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Don Crapps of Troy attended the opening and closing sessions and said both speakers were excellent.“It was a privilege to get to hear those two women,” he said.“They both challenged their audiences to think and then do. They were inspiring. They motivated you to get out and make life better for everyone.”Crapps, laughingly, said he was motivated “to come back to next year’s conference.”Jackson expressed appreciation to all of those who made the 13th Annual Leadership Conference such a great success.“It took a lot of people to make this conference possible and to each and every one, thank you,” she said.The African-American Leadership Conference was presented by Troy University and the City of Troy.Primary sponsors of the conference were Walmart, SD James Evangelistic Association and Troy Bank and Trust. Sponsored Content By The Penny Hoarder Published 11:00 pm Monday, February 10, 2014 Latest Stories By Jaine Treadwell “And, I’ve attend all of them except one,” Jones said.“What I enjoyed so much was that the speakers were all down to earth people. I could relate to them and to what they had to say. It was a spirit-filled weekend.”Jones said King, the daughter of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., spoke of her father’s legacy.“She is dedicated to carrying on the things that he stood for,” Jones said. “Judge Penny gave her testimony and talked about where she came from. She said you should move forward – not look back to yesterday and tomorrow’s not here. You’ve got to live for today. She was an inspiring speaker.” Conference deemed ‘one of the best’ Print Article Book Nook to reopen You Might Like TPCAC announces new director The Troy-Pike Cultural Arts Center board of directors has announced the selection of Vicki Pritchett of Troy as the Center’s… read more Email the author General Session speakers on Saturday morning were the Honorable Steven L. Reed, Dr. John Ed Mathison, Dr. Marquita Davis, Lauren Cole and Zarif Roberson. The Honorable Penny Brown Reynolds, judge, author, television personality, entrepreneur and ordained minister, closed the conference on Saturday afternoon.“If there’s a better group of speakers on the subject of leadership and a better group of role models, I don’t know where you would find them,” Jackson said. “Six hundred and seventy-five people registered for the conference. About 200 university students participated. Every participant should have gone away from the conference empowered to lead.”Octavia Jones of Troy attended all sessions of the leadership conference and agreed that it was one of the best. The 13th Annual Leadership Conference Celebrating African American History Month at Troy University over the weekend was hailed as one of the best ever.Shelia Jackson, Troy public relations director, said every session – “the opening, the plenary and closing sessions –were as good as any in the 13 years of the conference. From beginning to end, this leadership conference was one of the best.”Dr. Bernice King, chief executive officer, The King Center, Atlanta, was the keynote speaker for the opening session Friday night. 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 InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more