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Casting for Recovery, a two and a half day free retreat awarded to 14 women of Wyoming who are breast cancer survivors, will be held July 25-27. The fourth annual event includes fly-fishing instruction, breast cancer information and other tools for healing and socializing, including a psycho-social therapist, a health care professional and river helpers. The services are provided at no cost to the participants thanks to donations from individuals and businesses as well as grants from the Wyoming Community Foundation, Wyoming Affiliate of Susan G. Komen and the Community Foundation of Jackson Hole. The organization is currently seeking residents to apply for the 2014 retreat, which will be held in Dubois at the Absaroka Ranch. For more information about the program or to apply see castingforrecovery.org or call 888-553-3500. The deadline for applications is May 16. Space is limited to 14 participants who will be chosen at random.
Sheridan College’s Center for Workforce and Community Education and the American Association of Community Colleges are presenting a class for people age 50 and over.
Providing “wow” customer service class will be June 10 from 8-11 a.m. at Sheridan College Main Street, 171 N. Main St.
The class is free. Pre-registration is required.
Call 674-6446, ext. 4501, for more information or to register.
Northern Wyoming Community College District
Room W132, Sheridan College
The purpose of this workshop is to discuss financing on various District Capital Construction projects.
No action will be taken.
SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Senior Center will host a Bluegrass open mic night on Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. This event is free and open to the public. The Senior Center is located at 211 Smith St.
SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Office of Tourism will host the next event in a series of events called “Wyoming Wednesdays.” Informative and interpretive programs about Sheridan are being offered at 10 a.m. most Wednesdays throughout July at the Wyoming Welcome Center. At this week’s event representatives from the Wyoming Fish Hatchery in Story will give us an overview of what happens at the hatchery. The events are free and open to everyone. Attendees are encouraged to bring picnic lunches and stay and enjoy the Visitor’s Center before or after each program. The center is located off of Interstate 90 on the Fifth Street exit. For more information call 673-7120.
SHERIDAN — EMIT Technologies, the Recreation District and the Wellness Council have partnered to present ParkFit 2014. Every Wednesday throughout the summer from 12:10-12:50 p.m. a free fitness class will be offered at one of the local parks. The next session will be “Fun and functional circuits” by PurEnergy Wednesday at Sheltered Acres. A full schedule of ParkFit events can be seen at www.wellnesscouncilsc.org. All members of the community are invited to these free events.
Sheridan County School District 3
School Board work session
5 p.m. Wednesday
Multi-A Purpose room, Clearmont Elementary
• Technology training
1. Question and answer
2. District calander
3. District maintenance schedule
• Review recommendations for District Leave policy
• Review employee contract format
3. Extra duty
• Review 2014-15 coaching assignments
• Review carry-over vacation pay
• 2014-15 preliminary budget
1. Review administrative budget changes and recommendations
2. Question and answer
• Review new Board policies
• Answer and questions on July agenda
Sheridan County School District 2 Board of Trustees meeting Central office, board room 6 p.m. Wednesday • Call to order • Pledge of Allegiance • Recognition 1. Cody Sinclair, WEBT Board Representative • Approval of agenda • Welcome, audience comments • Consent agenda items 1. Approval of minutes June 16, 2014 2. Approval of bills for payment • Old business 1. Capital construction update 2. Approval of policies 3. Graduation Committee update • New business 1. Approval of budget amendments for the fiscal year 2013-14 (action) 2. Recess for public hearing on Fiscal Year 2014-15 budget 3. Approval of budget for the fiscal year 2014-15 4. Approval of Wyoming High School Activities Association Activity enrollment and catastrophic/liability insuranceon 5. Request permission to bid milk FY15 6. Request permission to bid bus surveillance equipment 2014 7. Request permission to bid a 3-D Printer 8. Sheridan High School Planning Office Report • Reports and communication 1. Board of Trustees 2. PTO/parents/students/organizations 3. Site administration and staff • District reports 1. Superintendent • Executive session 1. Personnel matters • Adjournment
Northern Wyoming Community College District Board of Trustees budget and regular meeting 7 p.m. Wednesday Room W132 Sheridan College 3059 Coffeen Ave. • Call to order and roll call • Public hearing • 2014-2015 Budget hearing • Approval of three expenditure authority resolutions • Agenda 1. Additions 2. Deletions • Consent agenda 1. Minutes, corrected May 15 and June 18 2. Financial reports, June 2014 • President’s report • Gillette College Advisory Board report • Johnson County Advisory Board report • Organization reports 1. Faculty Senate • Public comments • New business 1. Approval of the HVAC Certification Program 2. Approval of Naming the Mars Agriculture Center 3. Approval of Naming the Kooi Library in the Griffith Memorial Building 4. Approval of Engaging Kaiser and Company for Financial Services • Adjourn
SHERIDAN— Registration is now open for Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) class to be held on Thursday and Friday, July 17 and 18, from 8:15 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. at the Wyoming Simulation Center, 245 Broadway St. The two-day ASIST class is designed to supplement a caregiver’s abilities to assist an at risk person. This class is free, however, space is limited so please contact Sydney Rowe at 620-9995 or email email@example.com.
From staff reports
SHERIDAN¬— The Sheridan College will hold their next Youth Garden activity Thursday from 9 a.m. until noon. Children and their families are invited to check on the garden and learn how to care for the plants that are growing. Participants should wear sunblock, bring garden gloves, and plan on getting a little dirty. Space is limited so please RSVP to Ami Erickson at 674-6446 extension 3104.
From staff reports SHERIDAN— Sheridan County is launching a county-wide contest to design a new logo that represents the county in a unique and identifying way. Submissions will be accepted through Thursday, Aug. 7. The County Commission will select up to 10 semi-finalists to be presented to the public for voting. Finalists will each receive $50 in Chamber Bucks, and the contest winner will receive $250 in Chamber Bucks.
SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Farmers Market will be moved farther up Grinnell Street this Thursday, in front of The Sheridan Press, to celebrate the Third Thursday Street Festival. From 5-7 p.m. vendors will sell produce, arts and crafts and more as live music, children’s activities, demonstrations and nonprofit booths are hosted. Attendance is free for customers and vendor booths are available to rent. For more information or to sign up as a vendor call Bonnie Gregory at the Downtown Sheridan Association 672-8881 or see www.downtownsheridan.org.
SHERIDAN — In celebration of their fourth anniversary, the Kula Space will host “Flavor of the Week,” a weekly free class on Thursdays this summer at 5:30 p.m. Some of the free classes will request optional donations to support a local cause and suggestions of local causes to support are welcome. This week’s class will be essentials of pilates with Tessa on Thursday. For more information or to nominate a cause to promote contact Michele Fritz or Evelyn Ferrante at firstname.lastname@example.org. The studio is located in Journeys Center of Wellbeing at 37 S. Main St.
Sheridan County School District 1 board meeting 6 p.m. Wednesday Board room, central office 1127 Dayton St., Ranchester AGENDA • Call the meeting to order • Pledge of Allegiance • Mission statement • Roll call • Approval of agenda • FY 2015 budget hearing • Presentations/recognitions • Visitors • Student ambassador report • West Sheridan County Education Association Report • Administrators’ reports • Business Manager’s report • Superintendent’s report • Policy review (BDDE, BDDF, BDDG, BDDH, BDDH-R) • Consent Agenda 1. Approval of June 17, 2014 open and executive session meeting minutes 2. Approval of bills and salaries 3. Approval of classified resignations 4. Approval of Policy – 2nd reading (JLCD-A) 5. Approval of certified position 6. Approval of related service agreements • Old Business 1. Approval of school handbooks • New Business 1. Adoption of FY 2015 budget 2. Approval of Policies – 1st reading (EGAB, AFA, BEC, BDDB, BDDB-E) 3. Correspondence • Board Member reports/requests 1. Building visits • Board signatures • Executive session 1. Property 2. Personnel 3. Legal • Adjournment
Dayton Town Council meeting 7:30 p.m. Wednesday Dayton Town Hall 608 Broadway St., Dayton • Call to order • Recite Pledge of Allegiance • Approval of agenda: 1. Additions 2. Deletions • Approve July 7, 2014 minutes • Announcements/correspondence 1. Candidate forum July 31, 2014 at Tongue River Valley Community Center • Old business update 1. Discuss and act on Resolution #346 Optional One Cent Tax Resolution 2. Citizen communiqué 3. Council comments/requests for future agenda items
SHERIDAN — The Montana Shakespeare in the Park company will make their annual visit to Sheridan on Friday. On July 18 from 6-7:30 p.m. the players will present “As You Like It” at Kendrick Park. Directed by Kevin Asselin and set in 1917 Montana, the play will be free and open to all members of the public. Attendees are encouraged to bring blankets or lawn chairs for seating. For more information see www.shakespeareintheparks.org, call 406-994-3901 or email email@example.com.
From staff reports
SHERIDAN¬— The first annual Antelope Butte Summer Festival will be held at Antelope Butte in the Big Horn Mountains on Saturday. The festival will feature 5K, 10K, 25K, and 50K trail runs, a duathalon run and bike, and short, medium, and bench mountain bike races. There will also be food, live music, and camping. Please log onto www.antelopebuttefoundation.org to pre-register.
SHERIDAN— This Saturday, Landon’s Greenhouse invites the public to attend a free self-guided garden tour from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m.
Landon’s Greenhouse has chosen eight finalists from the 2014 entries and they are looking for votes for the ‘People’s Choice’ winners in each category.
You can vote one of three ways: come into the store and let us know your choices, call them at 672-8340, or comment on their Facebook page with your vote.
More information can be found online, at www.landonsgreenhouse.com.
SHERIDAN— The annual Museum Day is on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 909 W. Ramshorn St., Dubois. Museum Day is sponsored by the Dubois Museum and the Dubois Museum Association and features children’s games, historic cabin tours, a quick draw and silent auction, live entertainment, and crafts and demonstrations.
From staff reports
SHERIDAN¬— The Spear-O-Wigwam Mountain Campus is having their second summer lecture Saturday from 1-3 p.m. The lecture will focus on edible plants of the Bighorn Mountains, presented by Bob Krumm, and Kent and Mark Andersen. You do not have to sign up to attend, but please come early and bring a lunch. For more information please call Julie Davidson at 674-6446 extension 8350.
SHERIDAN— The Brinton Museum in Big Horn will have a guest speaker on Saturday to accompany their “Flora and Fauna” fine arts exhibit. Guest curator and former president of the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts, Elaine O. Henry will give a gallery talk at 3 p.m. The Brinton Museum is located on 239 Brinton Rd., in Big Horn. Fior more information, please contact Ken Schuster at firstname.lastname@example.org.
SHERIDAN— The Big Horn Mountain Polka Club will meet at the Elks Lodge Sunday from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. Live entertainment by Mountain Rose. Come for a good time and great music.
SHERIDAN— The Sagebrush Community Art Center is hosting a kids summer art camp for ages 8-12 from July 21-24 from 1-5 p.m. each day. There will be an acrylic painting class, jewelry making, ceramic painting, watercolor painting, and a picture frame making class. Registration is due by July 16, and each class costs $35. For more information please call 674-1970 or email Sage3@questoffice.net
SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Police Department, the Prevention Management Organization of Wyoming and the Wyoming Department of Health will present a free TIPS Training on July 22. From 8-10:30 a.m. and 5-7:30 p.m. beverage service training for concessions will be offered at the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce. “Training for Intervention Procedures” is an internationally recognized alcohol awareness education program that includes subjects such as retail programs, college students and adult consumers. To register call the chamber at 672-2485. To schedule additional trainings call Chad Lobdell at 655-8263 or email email@example.com. The chamber is located at 171 N. Main St. #D.