SHERIDAN—Sheree Lynch, Executive State Director for the Mrs. Wyoming Pageant, states the pageant is seeking applicants for the title of Mrs. Sheridan.
Once selected, the lucky lady will advance on to represent her community in the 2015 Mrs. Wyoming Pageant to be held on May 30 at Central Auditorium in Cheyenne.
Local titleholders will compete to win a prize package valued at over $8,000 including an all expense paid trip to the nationally televised Mrs. America Pageant. Applicants must be at least 18 years old), married at the time of competition and a Wyoming resident, no performing talent required.
To request the official application or for information, call Sheree, Wyoming’s State Director at 970-674-0944 or visit www.mrswyomingamerica.com.
RED GRADE— The 37th Annual Red Grade Grind will be held on Oct. 4. Runners, walkers, and cyclists are welcome to join the three mile journey starting at the end of the pavement on Highway 335 and going to the top of Red Grade. It is about a 2,000 foot elevation gain. The event starts at 9 a.m. and will be held regardless of weather. There is no registration fee and interested participants can contact Curt Schwamb at 672-5416.
SHERIDAN—Sheridan Farmer’s Market presents the fall festival this Saturday from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. in the Grinnell Plaza. There will be live music by ‘Too Wet to Plow’ and a beer and wine garden, amongst face painting and a bouncy house for the kids. For more information go to www.sheridanfarmersmarket.org
SHERIDAN—Sheridan Memorial Hospital’s Hospice of the Big Horns will have a Volunteer Training beginning in late October.
The training will consist of 4 sessions to be held on Monday evenings. Volunteers have flexible hours and can participate in various ways; helping out in homes, in the hospice office or at various activities throughout the year. Topics will include the history and philosophy of hospice, the role of the hospice team, being a healthy caregiver, developing good listening skills, how to be present and companion the dying and the bereaved, the role of spirituality in hospice, good body mechanics and safe transfers, blood borne pathogens and pain control, signs and symptoms of approaching death and confidentiality and family dynamics.
Participants will also learn about the aspects of grief, bereavement and helpful things to say to those who are bereaved. Volunteer training is a screening process for both the participant and hospice to see if they are a good fit with the final decision being made at the completion of training.
For more information and an application packet contact Cindy Baker at the hospice office at 672-1083.
SHERIDAN—The Sagebrush Community Art Center is having kids’ Halloween costume classes Saturday, Oct. 4 and Saturday, Oct. 11.
On Oct. 4, the kids will be making masks and on Oct. 11 they will be designing their own costumes. There is a $6 registration for each class.
You can make reservations by calling 674-1970 or enroll on the same day of the class. For more information, call Sagebrush Community Art Center at 674-1970.
STORY—The Story Woman’s Club is preparing for its traditional Turkey Dinner on October 5th, 12-2:30 p.m. Turkey and all the trimmings plus homemade pies stay the same. People can eat in and enjoy the get together or take-out by calling ahead at (307) 751-9466. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for 12-years-old and under, and kids under six-years-old eat free. For more information, call Sue Wilcox at 683-2466. The Story Woman’s Club is located at 28 N. Piney Rd.
SHERIDAN — The annual CROP Walk will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. beginning at First Christian Church in downtown. The CROP Walk is designed to raise money for hungry people around the world. Trippin’ for Biskets will be playing at the gazebo at the starting point. Organizers said if you cannot make the walk, but would like to make a donation, checks can be sent to First Christian Church, 102 South Connor St. Fr more infomation see www.cropwalk.org and search for the Sheridan walk.