Local Briefs Sept. 25, 2013

SHS homecoming celebration

 

SHERIDAN — Sheridan High School invites the community to a homecoming celebration Thursday from 7-8:30 p.m. on Grinnell Plaza.

The SHS band and cheerleaders will be there and the burning of the Bronc head will take place.

Food vendors will be present.

This celebration is open to everyone at no charge.

For more information call Tyson Emborg at 672-2495, ext. 3228.

 

Sheridan to host Wyo.

Association of Churches

 

SHERIDAN — Sheridan is the host community for the Wyoming Association of Churches 2013 annual meeting focusing on faith as an action response to poverty.

On Friday, a business meeting will be held in the morning followed by a workshop on mobilizing churches to do justice led by Mike Hogan with the International Justice Mission.

Wyoming Department of Health Director Tom Forslund will speak Friday evening at the First United Methodist Church about Medicaid expansion. His presentation is open to the public at no cost.

There will also be a silent auction Friday evening to raise funds for the justice work of the Wyoming Association of Churches.

During the Saturday workshops at First Presbyterian Church, participants can learn more about understanding poverty and what churches can do.

For more information and to register see www.wyomingassociationofchurhces.org or call 761-0755.

 

Adoption benefit concert Thursday

 

SHERIDAN — A “Music to Bring Families Together” adoption benefit concert will be held Thursday.

This event will feature live music by more than 20 local musicians.

The concert will be from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the First Baptist Church, 3179 Big Horn Ave.

This is open to the public. There is no admission charge, but donations are requested.

All proceeds will go to help cover expenses of local families who are in the process of adoption.

For more information contact Bethany Tippin at 752-6994.

 

“Dead Man Walking” book

discussion

 

SHERIDAN — Sheridan County Public Library System has received a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to host “The Big Read.”

As part of The Big Read, “Dead Man Walking,” a book by Sister Helen Prejean, will be discussed Thursday at 6:30 p.m. Norleen Healy will moderate the discussion that will take place in the Inner Circle at Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library.

Prejean, who has been instrumental in sparking national dialogue on the death penalty, will give a presentation Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. in the Inner Circle.

 


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