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Oct
16
Mon
Healthy back class @ The YMCA
Oct 16 @ 12:15 pm – 1:15 pm

SHERIDAN — Back pain plagues many people, from simple muscle pangs and posture-related soreness to more serious discomfort from injury. The YMCA Healthy Back program was designed by medical professionals to help individuals strengthen their backs.

The Healthy Back class is preventative in nature, and consists of relaxation, stretching and gentle muscle strengthening exercises. Program participants will gradually learn a sequence of 15 exercises that can be done daily at home. The Healthy Back class is free to all members of the community and the class is limited to 15 participants. Interested individuals must sign up by calling the YMCA at 674-7488.

The class will take place from 12:15-1:15 p.m. each Monday and Wednesday from Oct. 2-18.

The YMCA is located at 417 N. Jefferson St.

 

Energy markets presentation @ Sheridan College
Oct 16 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — On Monday, Dr. Robert F. Ichord Jr., a non-resident fellow of the Atlantic Council Global Energy Center, will give a presentation on changing global energy markets.

The presentation will take place from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Whitney Center for the Arts at Sheridan College.

Ichord has been at the forefront of U.S. international energy policy for more than 40 years, serving with the Department of Energy, U.S. Agency for International Development and the U.S. Department of State. He served as deputy assistant secretary in the State Department Bureau of Energy Resources from 2011 through early 2016, leading high-profile efforts related to energy security and energy transformation.

In his presentation, he will share his views on changing global energy markets and their implications for U.S. domestic and foreign policy. He will address the radical shift in the U.S. position with respect to oil and gas development and exports and its impact on energy geopolitics, domestic energy markets and Wyoming’s energy resources. He has recently completed a study on China and will discuss China’s expanding role in international energy issues. Energy diversification, the increasing penetration of renewable energy and the growing energy markets in the developing world will be considered in the context of global efforts to address environment and climate issues as well as sustainable development and energy access for the poor.

Ichord’s presentation will be followed by a panel discussion moderated by Dr. Jean Garrison, director of the University of Wyoming Center for Global Studies. The panel will focus on the current energy situation in the U.S. and Wyoming.

Panelists will include Kipp Coddington, director of the Carbon Management Institute at the University of Wyoming; Todd O’Hair, senior manager of government affairs for Cloud Peak Energy; and Jessica Western, director of the Collaboration Program in Natural Resources, Ruckelshaus Institute at the University of Wyoming.

This program is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be available before the program.

For more information contact Jean Garrison at 307-766-6119 or garrison@uwyo.edu.

This program is sponsored by the Center for Global Studies and School of Energy Resources at the University of Wyoming and Sheridan College.

Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

Oct
17
Tue
Watercolor class @ Sheridan Senior Center
Oct 17 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Senior Center will host a watercolor painting course with Gail Sidletsky.

The class will begin Sept. 12 and run from 10 a.m. to noon each Tuesday for eight weeks.

The cost to participate is $25 per person for seniors registered with the center and $30 for all others.

Those interested are asked to sign up by Sept. 11 by calling the Sheridan Senior Center at 672-2240. A supply list will be provided.

The Sheridan Senior Center is located at 211 Smith St.

Livestrong @ YMCA
Oct 17 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The next round of Livestrong at the YMCA will begin Tuesday.

Livestrong at the YMCA is a national program committed to reaching out to cancer survivors who deserve the opportunity to reclaim or gain their health following their cancer diagnosis and beyond. 

The 12-week program is free, takes place in a clean and supportive environment and is facilitated by specially trained instructors. The goal of this program is to provide cancer survivors with a unique healing experience in a supportive environment. It is open to all cancer survivors whether newly diagnosed or 20 years out. 

The program will take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:30 a.m. to noon between Sept. 19 and Dec. 14. Call Desiree Pearce at the YMCA for more information or to sign up, 674-7488.

The YMCA is located at 417 N. Jefferson St.

‘Something Different’ @ The Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Oct 17 @ 3:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library staff will continue to host the after-school program “Something Different.” 

The programs geared toward tweens will focus on a different topic and hands-on activity each week.

The program is planned for Tuesdays at 3:30 p.m.

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

 

Oct
18
Wed
Healthy back class @ The YMCA
Oct 18 @ 12:15 pm – 1:15 pm

SHERIDAN — Back pain plagues many people, from simple muscle pangs and posture-related soreness to more serious discomfort from injury. The YMCA Healthy Back program was designed by medical professionals to help individuals strengthen their backs.

The Healthy Back class is preventative in nature, and consists of relaxation, stretching and gentle muscle strengthening exercises. Program participants will gradually learn a sequence of 15 exercises that can be done daily at home. The Healthy Back class is free to all members of the community and the class is limited to 15 participants. Interested individuals must sign up by calling the YMCA at 674-7488.

The class will take place from 12:15-1:15 p.m. each Monday and Wednesday from Oct. 2-18.

The YMCA is located at 417 N. Jefferson St.

 

Business After Hours @ First Interstate Bank-Sugarland
Oct 18 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — First Interstate Bank-Sugarland will host this month’s Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours.

The networking and social event will take place Wednesday from 5-7 p.m.

The event is free and open to the public.

Contact the Chamber for additional information, 674-2485.

First Interstate Bank-Sugarland is located at 1613 Sugarland Drive.

Oct
19
Thu
Pint night @ The Black Tooth Brewing Company
Oct 19 all-day

SHERIDAN — A pint night at Black Tooth Brewing Company Oct. 24 will benefit Rooted in Wyoming.

For every beer purchased, $1 will be donated to the nonprofit’s gardening efforts.

Hearty soups will be provided by the Rooted in Wyoming board of directors, with fresh bread baked by Wild Hollow Baking and salad made from produce out of the school gardens.

Donations for dinner will be appreciated and local produce will also be available for purchase.

The event will also feature live music by Cody Quarterman.

The Black Tooth Brewing Company is located at 312 Broadway St. 

Livestrong @ YMCA
Oct 19 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The next round of Livestrong at the YMCA will begin Tuesday.

Livestrong at the YMCA is a national program committed to reaching out to cancer survivors who deserve the opportunity to reclaim or gain their health following their cancer diagnosis and beyond. 

The 12-week program is free, takes place in a clean and supportive environment and is facilitated by specially trained instructors. The goal of this program is to provide cancer survivors with a unique healing experience in a supportive environment. It is open to all cancer survivors whether newly diagnosed or 20 years out. 

The program will take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:30 a.m. to noon between Sept. 19 and Dec. 14. Call Desiree Pearce at the YMCA for more information or to sign up, 674-7488.

The YMCA is located at 417 N. Jefferson St.

Arthritis support group @ The Rock Church
Oct 19 @ 6:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The local arthritis support group will have its next meeting Oct. 19 at 6 p.m. at the Rock Church.

The guest speaker this month will be Desiree Pearce, who is the health and wellbeing administrator at the Sheridan County YMCA.

Pearce will discuss the importance of joint mobility and movement for people with any type of Rheumatic Arthritis.

Family, friends and those wanting to learn more about arthritis are always welcome and encouraged to attend the support group’s meeting.

For additional information, contact Tanya Evans, coordinator of the Sheridan Arthritis Support Network at  307-751-3905 or tanya@arthitisintrospective.org or craigevans@bresnan.net.

The Rock Church is located at 1100 Big Horn Ave.