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Troy Talk - September 2022

Troy Talk September 2022
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It is time to renew your order for the Troy Lions Community Calendar. The order form was on the back of the August calendar page or you can pick up an order form at City Hall. You can also call Lion Marilyn at 208 835 2400 or Lion Marie at 208 835-2021. The calendar price has a special for multiple calendars this year.

The first calendar is $8.00 and additional calendars can be ordered for $6.00 each. If you haven't ordered a calendar in the past and would like one, please fill out a form and send to Troy Lions POB 417, Troy 83871 or call Marilyn or Marie with your order. These calendars make great stocking stuffers and also help support the Troy Lions work in the community. Calendar orders need to be received by September 20th.

Troy 4-H and FFA Invite you to come to the Latah County Fair and Livestock Auction on September 17, 2:00 P.M. at the Latah County Fairgrounds. You will be supporting 4-H and FFA kids that have put a lot of time and effort into raising their animal. For information about how to register as a buyer or to contribute by adding on visit: , search: Latah Market Animal Sale. Follow us on Facebook: @latahmarketanimalsale


If you’re looking for a fun race to cap off your fall running season, then join us in supporting the Troy Volunteer Ambulance crew in our 5th annual 9.11 Run! All proceeds go to benefit our local Troy Volunteer Ambulance crew. And, if you happen to be a First Responder (EMT, Firefighter, Police, Dispatcher, Healthcare Provider) or Military member, our crew would like to extend our gratitude to you by discounting your race registration!

Our races start and end at Troy City Park, in the town of Troy, ID

  • 9.11 Miler - race start time is 9:11 am Pacific time

  • 5K - race start time is 10:30 am Pacific time

  • Racers can pick up their race packets and swag starting at 8:00 am Pacific time

A smoked brisket meal, complete with homemade sides, will be offered to all race participants. Non-racers can enjoy a plate, too. Donations accepted. Gatorade, water, and a beer garden will also be available.


FOOD DRIVE at the Beauty Shop

Can food drive for the ACS Foodbank at the Beauty Shop (411 S Main St.) Drop off 3 or more cans and receive a free ticket to the Haunted House and Carnival on OCT 22. More info about the event in the next Troy Talk.


September is the ninth month of the year, and it is the only month to feature the same amount of letters in its name in English as the number of the month. It is understandable if September gets you a little bummed out. Summer is a time for relaxation, celebration, and lounging in the warm sun without a care in the world. When September rolls around we’re all deep in the summer groove, so going back to school or work with a sudden change to our schedule can be a shock to the system. September sure has some noteworthy facts & holidays surrounding it, so without further delay, let's jump right in!

  • September 5th – Be Late For Something Day.

Punctuality is something that is held in high esteem within the modern world, so much so that time-keeping can often dominate a person’s life. That’s why today is a day about taking a step back from the world and turning up late for something, reminding us that more often than not the world will go on without us there.

  • September 14th – Eat A Hogie Day.

A Hoagie is a Sub Sandwich, and although the origin of this particular sandwich is hazy, most sources confirm that they date back to the early 1900s.

Today is an easy day to celebrate, so celebrate it in your own style just the way you like it.

  • September 20th – Punch Day.

The term ‘punch’ itself actually comes from the Hindustani word “panch” which means “five”, and thus today celebrates the traditional Punch based on five ingredients many are familiar with.

So seeing as there is no such thing as a bad excuse to drink, make yourself some Punch today and have a glass or five!

  • September 22nd – White Chocolate Day.

White chocolate first broke onto the chocolate scene in the 1930s and was the creation of, you guessed it, master chocolatiers the Swisse. White chocolate is, in my opinion, the best chocolate going. So it’s safe to say that I’ll have no problem celebrating today and neither will any of the other white chocolate lovers in this world!

  • September 29th – World Heart Day.

Heart disease and strokes kill 17.1 million people every year – that’s more than cancer, HIV and AIDS, and malaria. The human heart is one of the most complex biological machines out there, but it isn’t invincible. So take today to learn how to look after your heart, because if you look after your heart it will look after you.



Where did the summer go? How is it already September and back-to- school time? I hope you all had a lovely summer and got the chance to read some fabulous books.

At the Troy Community Library, September marks the return of our monthly STEAM activity. September’s STEAM activity will be an in-person, giant sticker mosaic project that will hang on the library’s wall when completed. The in-person STEAM project will be on September 21, from 3:30 PM -5:00 PM. September’s STEAM activity includes a bonus sticker mosaic to-go kit, which will be available starting on September 21, at 3:30 pm. Supplies are limited, and to-go activities are given out on a first-come, first-served basis.

I am excited to let everyone know that after a long hiatus, Storytime will return to the Troy Community Library on September 15, at 10:30 am. Storytimes are usually 30-45 minutes long and geared towards preschool-age kiddos. However, all ages are welcome. It is a great opportunity to meet other parents and kids from the Troy area. The Troy Community Library wishes Troy students a great school year!

If you have questions about anything happening at the library this month, please call Michelle Sturdy at

You are driving a bus. At the first stop, two women get on. The second stop, three men get on and one woman gets off. At the third stop, three kids and their mom get on, and a man gets off. The bus is grey, and it is raining outside. What color is the bus driver’s hair?

ANSWER: Whatever color your hair is! Remember, you are the bus driver!


I can sizzle like bacon, I am made with an egg, I have plenty of backbone, but lack a good leg, I peel layers like onions, but still remain whole, I can be long, like a flagpole, yet fit in a hole. What am I? Answer: A Snake


Burn Permits are required from MAY 10 to OCT 20 every year for the burning of trash, lumber, yard waste, straw, papers or any other combustible material . Permits are FREE and can be obtained at City Hall. If you would like more info, please call 208.835.2741Open burning is allowed for garden waste, tree trimmings, and brush only. ( City Code 3-5-6)


NOTICE: If at any time you notice recycling bins full or almost full please let City Hall know by calling 208.835.2741 We truly appreciate it ♥


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