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Oct
18
Wed
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
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.

 

Oct
21
Sat
Gaming convention @ Sheridan Holiday Inn
Oct 21 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The first SherCon gaming convention will take place all day Saturday, featuring  roleplaying games, board games, vendors, a game rental library, anime, a costume contest and more.

The convention will begin at 8 a.m. and run until 11 p.m.

Convention badges cost $12 apiece and event tickets cost $2 for every two hours or fraction thereof.

For additional information, see shercongaming.com.

The event will take place at the Sheridan Holiday Inn, located at 1809 Sugarland Drive.

Nov
29
Wed
Volunteer program @ Sheridan VAHCS
Nov 29 all-day

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Veterans Affairs Health Care System will kick off a new volunteer opportunity Wednesday. 

The “Red Coat Ambassador Program” volunteers will have the opportunity to be the first friendly face to veterans, families and guests as they arrive at the VA facility.

Volunteers will provide information on appointment and staff locations, when needed, so veterans can more easily navigate the facility. They will also escort veterans who need assistance getting to their appointments.

Those interested in the program are encouraged to stop by the Sheridan VAHCS Building 71 on the Sheridan campus from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday. Those who can’t make it but want details can call 675-3226 or 675-3225.

The Sheridan VAHCS is located at 1898 Fort Road.

Dec
5
Tue
Dementia Friendly Wyoming @ The Hub on Smith
Dec 5 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am

SHERIDAN — Dementia Friendly Wyoming has invited businesses and other organizations to breakfast education sessions at The Hub on Smith Street on Dec. 5, 12, and 19 from 8:30-9:30 am. 

One in two households will be affected by dementia in the next 10 years. Any organization that is dementia friendly becomes a stakeholder in the well-being of the entire community. To become dementia friendly and receive a window cling stating “We are Dementia Friendly” each organization must:

• ensure that 50 percent of staff completes the 60-minute training.

• evaluate the business space to find simple ways to create a safe and welcoming environment.

• appoint a team leader.

• agree to additional training for new staff and those unable to attend.

Those who complete the training will understand dementia and its many causes, recognize when someone has cognitive challenges, learn at least one approach to effectively communicate and be able to locate resources for individuals living with dementia and their care partners.

The goal of the Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementia Initiative project is to expand and significantly strengthen Sheridan County’s dementia capability to support individuals with dementia and their care partners. Call 307-461-7134 to make your reservation for the upcoming training. The Hub on Smith is located at 211 Smith St.

 

Dec
12
Tue
Dementia Friendly Wyoming @ The Hub on Smith
Dec 12 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am

SHERIDAN — Dementia Friendly Wyoming has invited businesses and other organizations to breakfast education sessions at The Hub on Smith Street on Dec. 5, 12, and 19 from 8:30-9:30 am. 

One in two households will be affected by dementia in the next 10 years. Any organization that is dementia friendly becomes a stakeholder in the well-being of the entire community. To become dementia friendly and receive a window cling stating “We are Dementia Friendly” each organization must:

• ensure that 50 percent of staff completes the 60-minute training.

• evaluate the business space to find simple ways to create a safe and welcoming environment.

• appoint a team leader.

• agree to additional training for new staff and those unable to attend.

Those who complete the training will understand dementia and its many causes, recognize when someone has cognitive challenges, learn at least one approach to effectively communicate and be able to locate resources for individuals living with dementia and their care partners.

The goal of the Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementia Initiative project is to expand and significantly strengthen Sheridan County’s dementia capability to support individuals with dementia and their care partners. Call 307-461-7134 to make your reservation for the upcoming training. The Hub on Smith is located at 211 Smith St.

 

Dec
15
Fri
Big Horn Woman’s Club @ Big Horn Woman’s Club clubhouse
Dec 15 @ 1:30 pm

BIG HORN — The Big Horn Woman’s Club will gather Friday at 1:30 p.m. The group will host its annual Christmas party and cookie exchange.

The group will get in the Christmas spirit with great music from “Just Harmony.”

Those planning to attend are asked to bring one or two dozen cookies to exchange, as well as nonperishable food, which will be donated to People’s Assistance Food Bank.

The meeting is free and open to all women. It will take place at the Big Horn Woman’s Club clubhouse located at 314 S. Second St. in Big Horn.

For additional information, contact Peg Cullen at 307-689-9345.

Dec
19
Tue
Dementia Friendly Wyoming @ The Hub on Smith
Dec 19 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am

SHERIDAN — Dementia Friendly Wyoming has invited businesses and other organizations to breakfast education sessions at The Hub on Smith Street on Dec. 5, 12, and 19 from 8:30-9:30 am. 

One in two households will be affected by dementia in the next 10 years. Any organization that is dementia friendly becomes a stakeholder in the well-being of the entire community. To become dementia friendly and receive a window cling stating “We are Dementia Friendly” each organization must:

• ensure that 50 percent of staff completes the 60-minute training.

• evaluate the business space to find simple ways to create a safe and welcoming environment.

• appoint a team leader.

• agree to additional training for new staff and those unable to attend.

Those who complete the training will understand dementia and its many causes, recognize when someone has cognitive challenges, learn at least one approach to effectively communicate and be able to locate resources for individuals living with dementia and their care partners.

The goal of the Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementia Initiative project is to expand and significantly strengthen Sheridan County’s dementia capability to support individuals with dementia and their care partners. Call 307-461-7134 to make your reservation for the upcoming training. The Hub on Smith is located at 211 Smith St.

 

Jan
2
Tue
Akcita Win @ First Christian Church
Jan 2 @ 6:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The January meeting of Akcita Win will be Tuesday at the First Christian Church at 6 p.m.

The meeting will include a catered meal by Sagewood North; the cost will be $12 per person.

The special feature will be a photography presentation of “Birds in Nature” by Rod Adams. RSVPs are needed and should be called in no later than Thursday.

Akcita Win is a women’s sorority that meets the first Tuesday of each month. Everyone is welcome, but reservations are required.

Contact Connie Goodwin for reservations by calling/texting (307) 751-2550.

First Christian Church is located at 102 S. Connor St.

 

Jan
16
Tue
Third Tuesday training sessions @ Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce office
Jan 16 all-day

SHERIDAN — Peak Consulting will offer a series of training sessions on the third Tuesday of each month through June.

The sessions will cover a variety of topics to help local businesses.

Each workshop will take place at the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce office, located at 171 N. Main St. The cost is $79 per session.

Registration is required and can be completed by emailing laura@peakconsult.net or calling (307) 655-5405.

The following is the list of sessions to be offered:

• Jan. 16 — Proven methods for effective interviewing

• Feb. 20 — Culture: What is it and how do I create it?

• March 20 — Navigating human resource pitfalls as a supervisor

• April 17 — Crucial conversations and managing performance

• May 15 — Creating a future of service excellence

• June 19 — Five dysfunctions of a team