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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.

Dec
9
Fri
Local AARP to gather Friday @ Heritage Towers
Dec 9 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan chapter of the AARP will meet Friday at 5:30 p.m. in the Heritage Towers dining room.

The event will include a potluck dinner and musical program from “Just Harmony.”

Heritage Towers is located at 428 N. Jefferson St.

For additional information, call Helen Mitchell at 672-5904.

Dec
13
Tue
Sweeney to speak at e2e program @ Best Western Sheridan Center
Dec 13 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

SHERIDAN — In less than three years Sheridan native Mike Sweeney launched Summit Energy Services and Liquid Logistics, grew the companies to over 175 employees with almost $40 million in annual revenue, and then sold both businesses to Waste Management, Inc.

Sweeney will speak at the next e2e Wyoming in Sheridan on Dec. 13. The event will start at 5:30 p.m. at the Best Western Sheridan Center and is open to the public.  

Sweeney will tell the story of Summit Energy Services and Liquid Logistics with an emphasis on topics such as startup funding, banking relationships, customer interaction strategies, servant leadership and out-of-the-box benefits.

Prior to launching Summit, Sweeney worked as a regional manager for an oil and gas construction company. It was this position that brought him to the Williston Basin in 2009. He has extensive management experience in the energy industry as well as in engineering, banking, and international business start-up. 

Sweeney is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and the Navy’s Supply Corps School. Sweeney lives in Sheridan, and is married to Stacy Sweeney. They have nine children. 

 
Dec
14
Wed
Chamber to host luncheon Wednesday @ Sheridan Holiday Inn
Dec 14 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce will host its monthly luncheon Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. at the Holiday Inn.

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

The event is open to the public. The cost for lunch is $15 per person. 

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

The Sheridan Holiday Inn is located at 1809 Sugarland Drive.

Jan
11
Wed
Chamber to host monthly luncheon @ Best Western Sheridan Center
Jan 11 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce will host its monthly luncheon Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. at the Best Western Sheridan Center.

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

The event is open to the public. The cost for lunch is $15 per person.

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

The Best Western Sheridan Center is located at 612 N. Main St.

Feb
8
Wed
Chamber to celebrate business community at monthly luncheon @ Best Western Sheridan Center
Feb 8 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce will recognize leaders in the local business community at its monthly luncheon Wednesday.

The lunch will begin at 11:30 a.m. at the Best Western Sheridan Center and will include awards for the Spirit of Sheridan, Strength of Sheridan and Businessperson of the Year, among others.

The cost for lunch is $17 per person. Or, those wishing to buy a punch card for 12 or 24 luncheons can do so at the previous price of $15 per lunch.

The Best Western Sheridan Center is located at 612 N. Main St.

 
Feb
9
Thu
Lecture to focus on the ‘Peopling of the Americas’ @ Sheridan College
Feb 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Sheridan College will host Bjarne Kristiansen for a faculty lecture entitled “The Peopling of the Americas: Who got here first?” on Feb. 9 at 7 p.m.

There is much conjecture on who first settled the Americas. Join Kristiansen for an examination of the archaeological record to determine which hypothesis makes the most sense today.

Kristiansen works for the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality as a natural resources program principal, and is responsible for interacting with all non-coal mines in northeastern Wyoming. 

He is also an adjunct professor of anthropology at Sheridan College.

The lecture will take place in the Whitney Center for the Arts concert hall and refreshments will be available following the presentation.

For additional information, contact the Sheridan College Foundation at 674-6446, ext. 4304. 

The event is free and open to the public.

Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

Feb
10
Fri
UW conducting town-hall meetings on educator preparation @ Sheridan College in the Whitney Academic Center room 153
Feb 10 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The University of Wyoming Trustees Education Initiative invites Wyomingites to participate in a series of town-hall meetings to gather stakeholder perspectives on the UW College of Education and its educator preparation programs in service of Wyoming’s preschool through high school students.

Students, parents, guardians, teachers, principals, superintendents, elected officials (including school board members), the business community and all community members are encouraged to attend. 

Meetings are planned for Sheridan, Jackson, Casper, Gillette, Torrington, Riverton, Powell, Cheyenne, Rock Springs and Evanston.

The Sheridan meeting will take place Friday from 3-4:30 p.m. at Sheridan College in the Whitney Academic Center room 153. Sheridan college is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

The TEI was established by the UW Board of Trustees in fall 2014 to “elevate the UW College of Education to national pre-eminent status in professional educator preparation, ultimately to improve and enhance K-12 education in Wyoming.”

The TEI Governing Board will receive recommendations from a TEI National Advisory Board and workgroups composed of Wyoming students, parents, educators, school leaders, state officials and university faculty.

For updates to the schedule of town-hall meetings, see www.uwyo.edu/trust_edu_init/town-hall-meetings.html.

For more information, call Rebecca Watts, TEI executive director, at 307-766-5461 or email rwatts3@uwyo.edu.

 
Feb
25
Sat
SC to host Saturday University Feb. 25 @ Sheridan College Whitney Academic Center
Feb 25 @ 8:30 am – 1:45 pm

SHERIDAN — Go back to college for a day — minus the tests, stress and homework. Join other attendees for three lectures, delivered by top-notch professors who will enlighten and entertain you as part of Saturday U, the free one-day college education on Feb. 25.

Attend one, two or all three Saturday University lectures from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Sheridan College. There is no pre-registration necessary and the lectures are free and open to the public. The day wraps up with a lunch and conversation as the professors explore links among their topics.

Saturday University is a collaborative program connecting popular UW professors with Wyoming residents who have a desire to learn.

Saturday University is sponsored by the University of Wyoming, University of Wyoming Foundation and the Wyoming Humanities Council.

The program is presented locally by Sheridan College, the Wyoming Humanities Council, and the UW outreach School.

The schedule for the day is as follows:

8:30 a.m. — doors open

8:30-8:50 a.m. — free coffee and pastries

8:50-9 a.m. — welcome and opening remarks

9 a.m. — “How the Brain Learns to See: Studying Tadpoles to Understand People” presented by Kara Pratt, assistant professor of zoology and physiology at UW

10-10:10 a.m. — break

10:15 a.m. — “Democracy’s Past, Democracy’s Future: Problems and Possibilities” presented by Scott Henkel, assistant professor of English at UW

11:15-11:25 a.m. — break

11:30 a.m. — “Will We Ever Have Beautiful Forests Again? Bark Beetles, Resilience and Future Forests” presented by Daniel Tinker, associate professor of botany at UW

12:30-1:45 p.m. — lunch and questions and answer session with presenters

The program will take place at the Sheridan College Whitney Academic Center, located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

 
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