SHERIDAN — A reception to celebrate Alta June Pool’s 90th birthday will be Saturday at the Sheridan Senior Center from 1-3 p.m. Enter though the Senior Center’s north door.
Pool was born May 10, 1923. She graduated from Sheridan High School in 1941 and married Wilbur Pool on July 2, 1943.
Pool has been an active Sheridan Senior Center volunteer, served as president of the local AARP chapter, chaired the Sheridan Memorial Hospital blood draw and health fair, served as president of the Sheridan County Homemakers, was a Job’s Daughter guardian, and has been very involved with First Congregational Church.
In 2010 Pool was chosen for a Jefferson Award for Volunteer of the Year for Wyoming.
Pool has two children: Marilyn Puett of Omaha, Neb,. and Tom (Nicki) Pool of Gillette.
She has six grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.