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Aug
9
Tue
Candidate forum set for Aug. 9 @ Sheridan Wesleyan Church.
Aug 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

SHERIDAN — A two-day candidate forum for the Aug. 16 Wyoming primary election will take place on Aug. 9 from 7-9 p.m. at Sheridan Wesleyan Church.

The event is an opportunity for the different candidates that are on the Sheridan County ballots to share their views with the public.

An exact schedule for the different candidate positions will be posted on the Chamber website at www.sheridanwyomingchamber.org.

The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call the Chamber at 672-2486. The Wesleyan Church is located at 404 W. Brundage Lane.

Aug
11
Thu
Global Leadership Summit signups open for August event @ Sheridan Wesleyan Church
Aug 11 all-day

SHERIDAN — The Global Leadership Summit is a two-day leadership event with speakers such as Melinda Gates, Alan Mulally, the CEO of Ford Motor Company, and Horst Schulz, the CEO of Ritz-Carlton Group, and will be streamed live in Sheridan at the Sheridan Wesleyan Church on Aug. 11-12.

“The Global Leadership Summit is an amazing opportunity to develop key leadership skills from some of the world’s most successful leaders. Many of our staff have attended the GLS and it has proven to be a very valuable investment with positive results for our business,” Kevin Bailey, the executive vice president at First Federal Bank and Trust, said in a press release.

For more information on the August event call Darrell White at 672-0612, William Dunlap at 684-9548 or see sheridanwesleyan.org/events/leadership-summit to register.

Sheridan Wesleyan Church is located at 404 W. Brundage Lane.

Aug
12
Fri
Global Leadership Summit signups open for August event @ Sheridan Wesleyan Church
Aug 12 all-day

SHERIDAN — The Global Leadership Summit is a two-day leadership event with speakers such as Melinda Gates, Alan Mulally, the CEO of Ford Motor Company, and Horst Schulz, the CEO of Ritz-Carlton Group, and will be streamed live in Sheridan at the Sheridan Wesleyan Church on Aug. 11-12.

“The Global Leadership Summit is an amazing opportunity to develop key leadership skills from some of the world’s most successful leaders. Many of our staff have attended the GLS and it has proven to be a very valuable investment with positive results for our business,” Kevin Bailey, the executive vice president at First Federal Bank and Trust, said in a press release.

For more information on the August event call Darrell White at 672-0612, William Dunlap at 684-9548 or see sheridanwesleyan.org/events/leadership-summit to register.

Sheridan Wesleyan Church is located at 404 W. Brundage Lane.

Aug
22
Mon
‘Teach-in’ to discuss roadless rules @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Aug 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Council for the Bighorn Range has joined in the Bighorn Forest Roadless Collaborative as a wilderness/roadless representative. The group will host a “teach-in” on Monday from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library.

The discussion will include the history and effects of the Roadless Area Conservation Rule in the Bighorn National Forest and how the public can affect the recommendations on the remaining roadless areas on public lands across the Bighorn Mountains. The meeting is open to the public.

Since late 2012 when the Roadless Rule was affirmed, the Bighorn National Forest has been out of compliance with the rule. The collaborative is composed of members from industry, Wyoming State Forestry, agriculture, recreation, conservation, sportsmen and local government.

The collaborative will take comment from the public in forming its recommendations.

In the spring of 2017, the Bighorn Forest Roadless Collaborative will make recommendations to the governor for future management of these roadless areas.

The Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library is located at 335 W. Alger St. in Sheridan.

Aug
25
Thu
G&F to hold public meeting on furbearing animal hunting Thursday @ Sheridan WGFD office.
Aug 25 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department will hold a series of statewide public meetings to discuss proposed changes to Game and Fish Commission Regulations Chapter 4, Furbearing Animal Hunting or Trapping.

The meeting in Sheridan will take place at 4 p.m. Thursday at the Sheridan WGFD office.

All interested parties are encouraged to attend. A full listing of proposed changes is available for review online. Comments can also be submitted online until 5 p.m. Sept. 26.

The public is also invited to provide comments on the proposed incorporation to the new Chapter 35, Hunting Regulation for Persons with Disabilities, which includes the previous independent regulations Chapter 38, Hunters with a Qualifying Disability Authorized to Shoot from a Vehicle and Chapter 64, Regulation for Central Visual Acuity Disability Permits.

Game and Fish is also planning to repeal Chapter 38 and 64 which have already been incorporated into the new Chapter 35.

For additional information, contact the WGFD at 307-777-4600.

The Sheridan WGFD office is located at 700 Valley View Drive.

Brinton to host music lecture, chuckwagon dinner @ Brinton Museum
Aug 25 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

BIG HORN — The Brinton Museum will host a two-part event Aug. 25 to celebrate the music of the American West.

Dr. Ariel Downing will present a free lecture at 6:30 p.m. about the history of popular cowboy songs and ballads from 1879 through the present. She will discuss their Mexican and Irish influences, too.

Following the lecture, at approximately 7:30 p.m., musical entertainment and a chuckwagon dinner will be featured. Tickets for the dinner cost $25 per person for nonmembers and $20 for members. Tickets for children ages 6-12 cost $15; children 5 and younger get in for free.

For additional information, contact The Brinton Museum at 672-3173. The event will take place in the pavilion.

The Brinton Museum is located at 239 Brinton Road in Big Horn.

Sep
13
Tue
Library to host shred fest @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Sep 13 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Public Library System, AARP Wyoming and Secure Shred Wyoming will host a free shredding event and informational session on Tuesday and Wednesday.

The informational session will begin at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday and will focus on protecting your devices from viruses, hacking and other threats. AARP Wyoming Associate State Director Tim Lockwood will lead the session.

The shred fest will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday in the library parking lot. Residents may drop off up to two banker boxes of papers to be shredded for free. Additional boxes will be accepted for $10 apiece.

Those planning to participate in the shred fest are asked to remove all bindings and clips from the papers, though paper clips and staples are OK to leave. The Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library is located at 335 W. Alger St.

Sep
17
Sat
Genealogical Society to gather Saturday @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Sep 17 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The first meeting of the Sheridan County Genealogical Society will take place Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library.

All interested individuals are invited to attend to learn about exciting events and helpful programs planned for 2016-2017. Participants will learn ways to search for family members and find information on family heritage.

The Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library is located at 335 W. Alger St.

Oct
4
Tue
Akcita Win to gather Tuesday @ Ole’s Pizza and Spaghetti House
Oct 4 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The October meeting for Akcita Win will be Tuesday 6 p.m. at Ole’s Pizza and Spaghetti House.

The hostesses will be Janice Nielsen and Mary Ann Fiedor with a program to be presented.

The meeting is open to the public, however reservations must be called into Connie Goodwin at 751-2550 prior to Tuesday. Ole’s Pizza and Spaghetti House is located at 927 Coffeen Ave.

Oct
11
Tue
Senior Center to host candidate forum @ Sheridan Senior Center
Oct 11 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Senior Center will host a forum for candidates for Sheridan City Council and Sheridan mayor from 9:30-11 a.m. on Tuesday. All forums will begin with a 30-minute time to mingle. Refreshments will include coffee and pie.

The time to mingle will be followed by an hour of questions for the candidates.

For more information, contact Heather Comstock at 752-9111.

Sheridan Senior Center is located at 211 Smith St.

Chamber to host candidate forum @ Sheridan High School
Oct 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce will host a candidate forum on Oct. 11-12 from 7-8 p.m. at Sue Henry Auditorium at Sheridan High School.

Candidates for U.S. Congress, Sheridan City Council, Sheridan mayor, Sheridan County Commission and the Wyoming Legislature will participate Oct. 11. Candidates for school boards will participate Oct. 12. Each candidate will be give an introduction and outline initiatives, concerns or platforms. There will also be a question and answer section.

For more information, contact Karen Myers at 672-2485. Sheridan High School is located at 1056 Long Drive.

Oct
12
Wed
Chamber Luncheon set for Wednesday @ Holiday Inn
Oct 12 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce’s monthly luncheon will take place Wednesday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Holiday Inn.

The event will include a buffet lunch, followed by a brief business meeting and featured program.

The lunch buffet costs $15 per person, and all are welcome to attend. No reservations are needed.

For more information, call the Chamber of Commerce at 672-2485.

The Holiday Inn is located just off the highway at 1809 Sugarland Drive.

Chamber to host candidate forum @ Sheridan High School
Oct 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce will host a candidate forum on Oct. 11-12 from 7-8 p.m. at Sue Henry Auditorium at Sheridan High School.

Candidates for U.S. Congress, Sheridan City Council, Sheridan mayor, Sheridan County Commission and the Wyoming Legislature will participate Oct. 11. Candidates for school boards will participate Oct. 12. Each candidate will be give an introduction and outline initiatives, concerns or platforms. There will also be a question and answer section.

For more information, contact Karen Myers at 672-2485. Sheridan High School is located at 1056 Long Drive.

Oct
15
Sat
Rosary Crusade set for Saturday @ corner of Main and Burkitt streets.
Oct 15 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

SHERIDAN — A public square rosary crusade is gathering on Saturday at noon on the corner of Main and Burkitt streets.

The event is meant to bring people together to pray for America as a nation.

An estimated 15,000 similar rallies will occur throughout the U.S. on Saturday.

For more information, call Holy Name Catholic Church at 672-2848.

Oct
17
Mon
Dayton candidate forum Oct. 17 @ Tongue River Valley Community Center
Oct 17 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

SHERIDAN — Tongue River Valley Community Center will host a Dayton candidate forum on Monday from 6:30-7:30 p.m.

The candidate forum will include members from the school board and town council.

Attendees are encouraged to come, learn and make an informed vote for election day Nov. 8.

For more information, call the Tongue River Valley Community 655-9418. The Dayton location for the community center is located at 1100 U.S. Highway 14 in Dayton.

Nov
2
Wed
Eagles #186 to host candidate forum @ Eagles #186
Nov 2 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Eagles #186 will host a forum for candidates for city, county and state positions from 6-9 p.m. on Wednesday. 

Each candidate will have five minutes to address the audience. A question and answer period will follow between the candidates and audience members.

For more information, contact Mona Hansen at 672- 9578 or 751-5626.

Eagles #186 is located at 850 N. Main St.

Nov
9
Wed
Chamber’s Business After Hours set for Wednesday @ Good Health Market and Harker Mellinger
Nov 9 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly networking event at Good Health Market and Harker Mellinger from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday. There is no cost to attend.

For more information, call the Chamber at 672-2485.

The businesses are located at 1821  and 1811 S. Sheridan Ave. 

Nov
16
Wed
Bighorn Forest Collaborative meeting on Wednesday @ Sheridan County Court House
Nov 16 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Bighorn Forest Collaborative meeting will take place on Nov. 16 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Sheridan County Court House in room 210.

The citizen-driven collaborative group was established to make recommendations to Wyoming Governor Matt Mead on roadless area management on the Bighorn National Forest.

The purpose of the meeting is to resolve roadless area management issues on the Bighorn National Forest. The discussion will focus on how to maintain roadless areas and their associated benefits, while providing an appropriate level of management tools for wildlife, wildland-urban interface area and municipal watersheds.

For further information, please contact Keith Grant, 307-272-5511.

The Sheridan County Court House is located at 224 S. Main St.

Chamber Luncheon set for Wednesday @ Holiday Inn
Nov 16 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce’s monthly luncheon will take place Wednesday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Sheridan Holiday Inn.

The event will include a buffet lunch, followed by a brief business meeting and featured program.

The lunch buffet costs $15 per person, and all are welcome to attend.

No reservations are needed to attend the event.

For more information, call the Chamber of Commerce at 672-2485.

The Holiday Inn is located just off the highway at 1809 Sugarland Drive.

Nov
17
Thu
‘Wage and Hour Bootcamp’ set for Thurs. @ Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce
Nov 17 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce and the Center for Vital Community with support from the Bighorn Mountain Chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management will present “Wage and Hour Bootcamp” on Nov. 17.

Two four-hour seminars — one from 8 a.m. to noon and another from 1-5 p.m. — will teach attendees what they need to know to keep their organization in compliance with federal and state pay laws.

Seminars topics will include information on the Fair Labor Standards Act and why you should care; nuts and bolts of counting hours worked, calculating overtime and payroll rules; exempt or non-exempt status and how to administer the administrative exemption; and implementing the new salary threshold for the “white collar” exemptions.

The training will be presented by Bradley T. Cave who is a legal expert from Cheyenne.

There is no charge to participate in the sessions, but RSVP is required.

For more information and to RSVP, contact Teresa Detimore at tdetimore@sheridanwyomingchamber.org

The training will take place at the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce at 171 N. Main St.

Nov
19
Sat
Sheridan Range Writers to meet Saturday @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library.
Nov 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Range Writers will hold their monthly meeting on Saturday at 1 p.m. in the Fulmer room at Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library.

Aaron Holst will present the program.

For more information, call Pat Jones at 673-1854.

The library is located at 335 W. Alger St.

Nov
30
Wed
Emborg to present Gollings Collection lecture on Nov. 30 @ Sheridan College
Nov 30 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — A lecture on the Whitney Gollings Collection at Sheridan will feature Tyson Emborg, who will present Sheridan’s unique connection to one of the West’s greatest artists, E. William Gollings.

The lecture will begin at 6 p.m. Nov. 30 at the Whitney Center of Arts at Sheridan College. The lecture is free and open to the public.

The Gollings Collection will be on view in the Edward A. Whitney Gallery.

Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

Dec
7
Wed
Explore history of Clean Air Act at SC Wednesday @ Sheridan College
Dec 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College Museum of Discovery will host a lecture on “Clean Air — Then and Now: The Role of Catalysts and Computers” on Wednesday at 7 p.m.

The event is free and open to the public.

The lecture will take a retrospective look at the reasons for the enactment of the 1970 Clean Air Act, which led to the use of catalytic converters as standard equipment on all American cars produced since 1974.

Today, exhaust emissions from our cars are 98 percent lower than they were in the early 1970s. Which would not have been possible without the co-development of catalyst and computer science. The lecture will include examples of how the automotive industry could match scientific advances in chemistry and electronics to accomplish what was thought impossible 40 years ago. Robert McDowell will present the lecture.

McDowell graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science degree from Villanova University while working in the research and development group of Johnson Matthey, the largest automotive catalyst company. He was part of the team that brought the first commercial three-way catalyst from concept into production and has manufactured emission control catalyst on four continents. He currently advises a diverse set of clients working in the R&D and prototyping areas, including lithium ion batteries, biofuels, precious metal recycling and emission control catalysts.

Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave. 

Dec
8
Thu
Listening session at Sheridan College to host UW President Laurie Nichols @ Sheridan College
Dec 8 @ 12:15 pm – 1:45 pm

SHERIDAN — University of Wyoming President Laurie Nichols and other UW leaders will visit Sheridan on Dec. 8 from 12:15-1:45 p.m. at Sheridan College to solicit statewide input on a strategic plan to guide the university for the next five years.

The event will take place in the University of Wyoming Watt building in rooms 131 and 132. The listening session is free and open to the public.

“These sessions are for us to hear from the people of Wyoming about their land-grant university,” Nichols said. “Creating a strong five-year plan is so important as it sets priorities and indicates areas of focus. I want to be there personally to listen to people’s hopes and dreams for Wyoming’s university, as well as the obstacles to achieving those dreams and ideas on how those challenges can be overcome.”

Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

VA to host community forum Thursday @ Sheridan VAHCS
Dec 8 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Veterans Affairs Health Care System will host a community forum Thursday from 5:30-7 p.m. in the auditorium located at its the campus in Sheridan.

Organizers have invited all veterans and those who care for and advocate for veterans in Sheridan and Johnson counties to the event.

Warren Hill, the interim medical center director, will provide a brief update on the Sheridan VAHCS and take questions from those in attendance.

Representatives from the Veterans Benefits Administration, Suicide Prevention Program, Transitional Care Management Program, Patient Education, Enrollment/Eligibility Office, Patient Advocate, Human Resources and the VA Choice Program will also be available to answer questions from attendees.

For more information, email the public affairs office at shepublicaffairs@va.gov or call 675-3262.

The Sheridan VAHCS is located at 1898 Fort Road.

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