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‘Philanthropy is…right next door’ community discussion @ Historica Sheridan Inn
Apr 28 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Homer A. and Mildred S. Scott Foundation, The Wyoming Community Foundation and Philanthropy Northwest are hosting an exploration of Wyoming philanthropy themed “Philanthropy is…right next door” on April 27 and 28.

The opening reception will be held from 5-7 p.m. April 27 in the Edward A. Whitney Academic Center Atrium at Sheridan College. It will celebrate the ways residents make the Sheridan community a place they are proud to call home.

On April 28, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Historic Sheridan Inn, participants will explore the role of philanthropy in community prosperity, philanthropy trends in Sheridan County, potential areas of growth and stories of community collaboration. The day will end with an update about Give Sheridan, a local effort to allow Sheridan citizens to support causes they care about.

Invited speakers include Lynn Ziegenbiem with the Peter Kiewit Foundation, Jeff Clarke with Philanthropy Northwest, Mary Garland with the Ellbogen Foundation, Mickey Babcock with the Equipoise Fund, Jay McGinnis with the YMCA and Homer A. & Mildred S. Scott Foundation and Jody Shields with the Wyoming Nonprofit Network.

The event is open to any organization, collective or individual committed to advancing the practice of philanthropy in the region including nonprofits, policy makers, governmental entities and the business community.

Registration is $50 and can be completed online at

Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

The Historic Sheridan Inn is located at 856 Broadway St.

Sage Grouse Implementation Team mapping subcommittee meeting @ Johnson County Fire Control in Buffalo
Apr 28 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Wyoming’s Sage Grouse Implementation Team mapping subcommittee will be meeting in Buffalo Tuesday, April 28, to provide opportunity for the public to comment on proposed revisions to sage-grouse core area boundaries.

The meeting is one of several held around the state based on Wyoming’s eight sage-grouse Local Working Group areas.

The meeting will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday at the Buffalo fire hall to review proposed revisions for the Bighorn Basin and Northeast Local Working Group areas.

In addition to these meetings of the Governor’s Sage-Grouse Implementation Team mapping subcommittee, a meeting will be held in Casper at 6 p.m. on May 5 at the Game and Fish office to deliberate proposals from Tuesday’s meeting.

The governor’s Sage Grouse Implementation Team was formed by Gov. Matt Mead to address issues that come up with the implementation of the Sage Grouse Executive Order.

Written comments will also be accepted. Send comments via email to

Johnson County Fire Control is located at 314 Railroad Ave. in Buffalo.

Sheridan WYO Rodeo scholarship deadline
Apr 30 – May 1 all-day

SHERIDAN — Seniors graduating in 2015 can now apply for one of three $1,000 Sheridan WYO Rodeo scholarships.

Applicants must graduate from high school in Sheridan County in the spring of this year and have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0.

The deadline to apply is April 30.

Requirements, instructions and applications are available at

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