Youth Appreciating Senior Citizens cruise Saturday – Newnan Times

September 25, 2016 - Picnic Time

It’s time again for a annual Youth Appreciating Senior Citizens Day cookout, hosted by United We Stand for Positive Results and a Newnan Housing Authority.

The 22nd annual cruise and encampment reunion will be hold Saturday from 2 to 5 p.m. during a stadium behind a Housing Authority’s Boone Drive apartments, off Lovelace Street behind Burns Chapel.

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Everyone is acquire to come out and suffer food and fellowship. Volunteers are asked to arrive during 12:30. But some volunteers will be staying adult all night smoking pig for a event, and will be creation deliveries.

Clarence “C-Bo” Bohannon of United We Stand pronounced that this year will be a final that will engage United We Stand. The organization, shaped in a 1990s, worked with internal youth. Other than a picnic, United We Stand hasn’t been active for several years, and a co-founder, Willie Pritchett, upheld divided in January.

“We’d like to appreciate all a friends who, over a past 22 years, have helped us appreciate a elders,” Bohannon said. “We have always operated a transformation bargain that it takes a encampment judgment and also bargain that a many critical item in a encampment is a aged – a storytellers.”

Many comparison adults over a years helped with a garden, canning and training girls to make quilts.

“I consider I’m an elder now, and it’s time for me to be a storyteller,” Bohannon said. “I ask that guys from my era join me, make a guarantee to revisit an aged male or lady in a encampment if we can find a time. It’s time to take it to a subsequent turn and give services to a aged in a encampment year round.”

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