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May
22
Mon
Watercolor Society seeking entries for show @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
May 22 all-day

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Watercolor Society will host the Watercolor Wyoming 32nd annual National Exhibition in Sheridan Aug. 1-31 at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library.

Paintings in this show are also for sale. Members and non-members are encouraged to enter. Entries are due no later than June 1.

A prospectus can be found on the website, www.wyomingwatercolorsociety.com, or requested via email at wyomingwatercolorsociety2012@gmail.com. Membership information is also available. Awards will be given for Best of Show, Best Wyoming Artist, first through third place, honorable mentions and the People’s Choice Award.

Iain Stewart from Opelika, Alabama, will be the juror for the show and will select the award winners. Stewart will also teach a five-day workshop Aug. 14-18 at the Sheridan County Sportsman Gun Club. Stewart is a watercolor artist/illustrator and a signature member of both the American and National Watercolor Societies. His work has received numerous awards in international competition and he is a sought after juror and workshop instructor. He is also an architectural illustrator with an international clientele.

For workshop information, see www.wyomingwatercolorsociety.com, email your question to wyomingwatercolorsociety2012@gmail.com, or call Karen Myers at 751-6411.

May
23
Tue
Chamber organizing Ignite Your Business conference @ Sheridan College Whitney Atrium
May 23 all-day

SHERIDAN — The 2017 Ignite Your Business Conference, the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce’s local professional development conference, is only one week away.

The conference will take place at Sheridan College on May 23 in the Whitney Atrium and is sponsored by the city of Sheridan. It is specifically designed for business owners, managers and employees and can be customized to fit your business needs.

Each person can attend four training sessions during the day, with 12 different trainings to choose from, including topics such as leadership, team development, human resources, marketing and pricing, strategic planning, mindfulness, and individual growth.

Plus, keynote speaker Emily Petrof, certified ONE Thing trainer, will present during lunch on the “3 Commitments to Extraordinary Leadership.” Learn to eliminate the blanket approach to leadership and team building and shift your team toward success.

The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce’s Business Retention and Expansion Committee has developed this conference so Sheridan County residents and businesses can take advantage of top-notch training locally without the cost of going out of town. It’s geared toward anyone looking for personal growth, help for their business, or ways to be a better leader.

Registration is $150 per person for Chamber members, or $175 each for non-members. Additional attendees from the same business can attend for $100 each for members for $125 each for non-members.

To learn more about the trainers and to register, call the Chamber at 672-2485, or see www.sheridanwyomingchamber.org.

Watercolor Society seeking entries for show @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
May 23 all-day

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Watercolor Society will host the Watercolor Wyoming 32nd annual National Exhibition in Sheridan Aug. 1-31 at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library.

Paintings in this show are also for sale. Members and non-members are encouraged to enter. Entries are due no later than June 1.

A prospectus can be found on the website, www.wyomingwatercolorsociety.com, or requested via email at wyomingwatercolorsociety2012@gmail.com. Membership information is also available. Awards will be given for Best of Show, Best Wyoming Artist, first through third place, honorable mentions and the People’s Choice Award.

Iain Stewart from Opelika, Alabama, will be the juror for the show and will select the award winners. Stewart will also teach a five-day workshop Aug. 14-18 at the Sheridan County Sportsman Gun Club. Stewart is a watercolor artist/illustrator and a signature member of both the American and National Watercolor Societies. His work has received numerous awards in international competition and he is a sought after juror and workshop instructor. He is also an architectural illustrator with an international clientele.

For workshop information, see www.wyomingwatercolorsociety.com, email your question to wyomingwatercolorsociety2012@gmail.com, or call Karen Myers at 751-6411.

Back country horsemen highway clean-up
May 23 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Cloud Peak Back Country Horsemen will gather Tuesday at 4 p.m.

The group will meet approximately 9 miles east of Interstate 90 on Highway 14 East for a highway clean-up.

A potluck will follow.

For additional information, find the group on Facebook.

Start-Up Challenge ‘Pitch Day’ to feature entrepreneurs @ WYO Theater
May 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Technology Business Center has organized a “Pitch Day” for the Sheridan Start-Up Challenge on Tuesday at 6 p.m. at the WYO Theater.

Five local entrepreneurs will pitch their business ideas to a panel of judges with the top three teams receiving a $5,000 award, pro bono legal counsel from Davis & Cannon, and the opportunity to apply to a $50,000 seed fund for working capital.

Sponsored by the SEEDA Joint Powers Board, The Homer A. and Mildred S. Scott Foundation, First Interstate Bank, and Davis & Cannon, the Sheridan Start-Up Challenge is designed to encourage and stimulate more entrepreneurial activity in the Sheridan area.

Registration for the Start-Up Challenge opened on Feb. 13 and the WTBC received 68 submittals across 14 industries when registration eventually closed on March 8. All of the finalists have been working closely with WTBC staff to develop business models and the final pitch. The five finalists pitching on May 23 include:

• Ajayi Global Enterprises — Lekan Ajayi — a web-based platform that connects cancer patients with available drug trials.

• K-Driven — Justin Koltiska and Garrett Kron — a patented oil field tool that significantly improves efficiency and safety in the field.

• Oatware — Anne Gunn and Mark Thoney — a portfolio of three software as a service products focused on hyper-local markets.

• Old Army Records — Kevin O’Dell  and Jim Powers — an ancestry software focused on military history.

• RS Water Drill — Rick Shelton and Doug Madison — a patented water drill technology for thawing frozen pipes.

During the Pitch Day, each finalist will give a 15-minute presentation followed by questions from the judges. The judging panel includes Tim Barnes, co-founder of Black Tooth Brewing Company; Laura Lehan, founder of PeAk Consulting and chief development officer at Sheridan Memorial Hospital; Jesus Rios, chief operating officer of Ptolemy Data Systems; Jerad Stack, co-founder of Breakthrough 307; Travis Todd, co-founder of FullContact; PJ Treide, founder of Surf Wyoming and Bighorn Design; and Jon Benson, CEO of the WTBC.

Following the five pitches, the WTBC will host a reception at the WYO Theater where the top three qualifying teams will be announced.

The WYO Theater is located at 42 N. Main St.

SHS band concert @ Sheridan High School
May 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School band will perform a pops concert Tuesday a 7 p.m.

The concert will be the last for the band of the 2016-2017 school year.

It will take place in the auditorium at Sheridan High School, located at 1056 Long Drive.

WGFD meeting on wolf hunting, other issues @ WGFD regional office
May 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Region of the Wyoming Game and Fish Department will host a public meeting Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Sheridan Regional Office.

The purpose of the meeting is to gather public input on proposed wolf hunting seasons, wildlife damage claims, mountain lion hunting seasons and aquatic invasive species regulations. This meeting is one of several being held across Wyoming to discuss these issues.

All interested parties are encouraged to attend. Written comments will be accepted at the public meeting or through 5 p.m. June 12 for mountain lion hunting seasons, damage claims and AIS regulation and through 5 p.m. June 19 for wolf hunting seasons through the online comment form or by mail to Wyoming Game and Fish Department, Regulations 3030 Energy Lane Casper, WY 82604.

The Sheridan Regional Office is located at 700 Valley View Drive.

May
24
Wed
Watercolor Society seeking entries for show @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
May 24 all-day

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Watercolor Society will host the Watercolor Wyoming 32nd annual National Exhibition in Sheridan Aug. 1-31 at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library.

Paintings in this show are also for sale. Members and non-members are encouraged to enter. Entries are due no later than June 1.

A prospectus can be found on the website, www.wyomingwatercolorsociety.com, or requested via email at wyomingwatercolorsociety2012@gmail.com. Membership information is also available. Awards will be given for Best of Show, Best Wyoming Artist, first through third place, honorable mentions and the People’s Choice Award.

Iain Stewart from Opelika, Alabama, will be the juror for the show and will select the award winners. Stewart will also teach a five-day workshop Aug. 14-18 at the Sheridan County Sportsman Gun Club. Stewart is a watercolor artist/illustrator and a signature member of both the American and National Watercolor Societies. His work has received numerous awards in international competition and he is a sought after juror and workshop instructor. He is also an architectural illustrator with an international clientele.

For workshop information, see www.wyomingwatercolorsociety.com, email your question to wyomingwatercolorsociety2012@gmail.com, or call Karen Myers at 751-6411.

Wuerker to host oil painting classes @ SAGE Community Arts
May 24 all-day

SHERIDAN — Local artist Jenny Wuerker will host a series of oil painting classes each Wednesday between March 15 and May 24.

The hands-on painting class will help attendees improve their skills, discover new techniques and learn to paint directly from observation.

All levels are welcome to attend the class, which costs $150 for SAGE Community Arts members and $175 for nonmembers.

To learn more about Wuerker and her art, see crazywomanfineart.com.

The classes will take place at SAGE Community Arts, located at 21 W. Brundage St.

To sign up, call 674-1970.

 
Suicide prevention training with Cynthia Cloud @ Sheridan Senior Center
May 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Wyoming State Auditor Cynthia Cloud will give the keynote address at the Light in the Darkness suicide prevention presentation and training Wednesday.

Cloud lost her son to suicide in 2016.

Dinner will be provided at the event set for 6-8 p.m. at the Sheridan Senior Center.

For more information, contact Brooke Wattum at bjpoavs@yahoo.com.

The Sheridan Senior Center is located at 211 Smith St.

‘Allegiance’ to show at the WYO @ WYO Theater
May 24 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The WYO Theater will host a showing of “Allegiance” on May 24 at 6:30 p.m.

The film is a version of a Broadway musical about a family living through the Japanese internment in the U.S. during World War II.

Tickets are $11.75 apiece and are available at the WYO Theater box office or website, wyotheater.com. A daytime showing is also planned for junior high and high school students.

The WYO Theater is located at 42 N. Main St.

May
25
Thu
Watercolor Society seeking entries for show @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
May 25 all-day

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Watercolor Society will host the Watercolor Wyoming 32nd annual National Exhibition in Sheridan Aug. 1-31 at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library.

Paintings in this show are also for sale. Members and non-members are encouraged to enter. Entries are due no later than June 1.

A prospectus can be found on the website, www.wyomingwatercolorsociety.com, or requested via email at wyomingwatercolorsociety2012@gmail.com. Membership information is also available. Awards will be given for Best of Show, Best Wyoming Artist, first through third place, honorable mentions and the People’s Choice Award.

Iain Stewart from Opelika, Alabama, will be the juror for the show and will select the award winners. Stewart will also teach a five-day workshop Aug. 14-18 at the Sheridan County Sportsman Gun Club. Stewart is a watercolor artist/illustrator and a signature member of both the American and National Watercolor Societies. His work has received numerous awards in international competition and he is a sought after juror and workshop instructor. He is also an architectural illustrator with an international clientele.

For workshop information, see www.wyomingwatercolorsociety.com, email your question to wyomingwatercolorsociety2012@gmail.com, or call Karen Myers at 751-6411.

College for Kids registration next week @ Sheridan County YMCA
May 25 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The 2017 round of College for Kids will take place July 10-13.

The program is open to students entering grades three through 12, and includes activities in arts and crafts, science, social studies and sports.

The cost for the program is $80 for one student, $150 for two students and $180 for three students from the same family.

Registration for this year’s event will take place May 25 at the Sheridan County YMCA from 5:30-7 p.m.

The Sheridan County YMCA is located at 417 N. Jefferson St.

May
26
Fri
Watercolor Society seeking entries for show @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
May 26 all-day

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Watercolor Society will host the Watercolor Wyoming 32nd annual National Exhibition in Sheridan Aug. 1-31 at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library.

Paintings in this show are also for sale. Members and non-members are encouraged to enter. Entries are due no later than June 1.

A prospectus can be found on the website, www.wyomingwatercolorsociety.com, or requested via email at wyomingwatercolorsociety2012@gmail.com. Membership information is also available. Awards will be given for Best of Show, Best Wyoming Artist, first through third place, honorable mentions and the People’s Choice Award.

Iain Stewart from Opelika, Alabama, will be the juror for the show and will select the award winners. Stewart will also teach a five-day workshop Aug. 14-18 at the Sheridan County Sportsman Gun Club. Stewart is a watercolor artist/illustrator and a signature member of both the American and National Watercolor Societies. His work has received numerous awards in international competition and he is a sought after juror and workshop instructor. He is also an architectural illustrator with an international clientele.

For workshop information, see www.wyomingwatercolorsociety.com, email your question to wyomingwatercolorsociety2012@gmail.com, or call Karen Myers at 751-6411.

May
27
Sat
Hang-gliders fly-in @ Bighorn Mountains
May 27 all-day

SHERIDAN — This weekend, hang-gliders will descend on Dayton.

Hang-gliders from across the nation come to the Bighorn Mountains to leap and soar above the valley. 

They will take off at Sand Turn turnout in the Bighorns, off Highway 14 just outside Dayton.

For more information, contact Johann Nield at 751-1138 or wyomingwings@wyoming.com.

The event is wind and weather permitting, but is scheduled for Saturday through Monday.

Watercolor Society seeking entries for show @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
May 27 all-day

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Watercolor Society will host the Watercolor Wyoming 32nd annual National Exhibition in Sheridan Aug. 1-31 at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library.

Paintings in this show are also for sale. Members and non-members are encouraged to enter. Entries are due no later than June 1.

A prospectus can be found on the website, www.wyomingwatercolorsociety.com, or requested via email at wyomingwatercolorsociety2012@gmail.com. Membership information is also available. Awards will be given for Best of Show, Best Wyoming Artist, first through third place, honorable mentions and the People’s Choice Award.

Iain Stewart from Opelika, Alabama, will be the juror for the show and will select the award winners. Stewart will also teach a five-day workshop Aug. 14-18 at the Sheridan County Sportsman Gun Club. Stewart is a watercolor artist/illustrator and a signature member of both the American and National Watercolor Societies. His work has received numerous awards in international competition and he is a sought after juror and workshop instructor. He is also an architectural illustrator with an international clientele.

For workshop information, see www.wyomingwatercolorsociety.com, email your question to wyomingwatercolorsociety2012@gmail.com, or call Karen Myers at 751-6411.

Sheridan County Museum open house @ Sheridan County Museum
May 27 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Museum will host an open house Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.

The open house includes free admission and a 10 percent discount on all merchandise in the museum mercantile.

For additional information, see sheridanmuseum.org.

The Sheridan County Museum is located at 850 Sibley Circle.

Burgess Junction Visitor Center to open next week @ Burgess Junction Visitor Center
May 27 @ 9:30 am – 5:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Shell Falls Interpretive Site in the Bighorn National Forest will be closed in 2017 for reconstruction of the site’s interpretive trail.

Visitor services — information, education and interpretation — will be provided at the Burgess Junction Visitor Center, which is scheduled to open May 27 for the Memorial Day weekend.

The Burgess Junction Visitor Center is located about 30 miles west of Sheridan at the junction of U.S. Highway 14 and U.S. Highway 14A.

The visitor center will be open from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. seven days a week through Labor Day weekend.

May
28
Sun
Hang-gliders fly-in @ Bighorn Mountains
May 28 all-day

SHERIDAN — This weekend, hang-gliders will descend on Dayton.

Hang-gliders from across the nation come to the Bighorn Mountains to leap and soar above the valley. 

They will take off at Sand Turn turnout in the Bighorns, off Highway 14 just outside Dayton.

For more information, contact Johann Nield at 751-1138 or wyomingwings@wyoming.com.

The event is wind and weather permitting, but is scheduled for Saturday through Monday.

Watercolor Society seeking entries for show @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
May 28 all-day

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Watercolor Society will host the Watercolor Wyoming 32nd annual National Exhibition in Sheridan Aug. 1-31 at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library.

Paintings in this show are also for sale. Members and non-members are encouraged to enter. Entries are due no later than June 1.

A prospectus can be found on the website, www.wyomingwatercolorsociety.com, or requested via email at wyomingwatercolorsociety2012@gmail.com. Membership information is also available. Awards will be given for Best of Show, Best Wyoming Artist, first through third place, honorable mentions and the People’s Choice Award.

Iain Stewart from Opelika, Alabama, will be the juror for the show and will select the award winners. Stewart will also teach a five-day workshop Aug. 14-18 at the Sheridan County Sportsman Gun Club. Stewart is a watercolor artist/illustrator and a signature member of both the American and National Watercolor Societies. His work has received numerous awards in international competition and he is a sought after juror and workshop instructor. He is also an architectural illustrator with an international clientele.

For workshop information, see www.wyomingwatercolorsociety.com, email your question to wyomingwatercolorsociety2012@gmail.com, or call Karen Myers at 751-6411.

Sheridan County Museum open house @ Sheridan County Museum
May 28 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Museum will host an open house Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.

The open house includes free admission and a 10 percent discount on all merchandise in the museum mercantile.

For additional information, see sheridanmuseum.org.

The Sheridan County Museum is located at 850 Sibley Circle.

May
29
Mon
Hang-gliders fly-in @ Bighorn Mountains
May 29 all-day

SHERIDAN — This weekend, hang-gliders will descend on Dayton.

Hang-gliders from across the nation come to the Bighorn Mountains to leap and soar above the valley. 

They will take off at Sand Turn turnout in the Bighorns, off Highway 14 just outside Dayton.

For more information, contact Johann Nield at 751-1138 or wyomingwings@wyoming.com.

The event is wind and weather permitting, but is scheduled for Saturday through Monday.

Watercolor Society seeking entries for show @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
May 29 all-day

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Watercolor Society will host the Watercolor Wyoming 32nd annual National Exhibition in Sheridan Aug. 1-31 at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library.

Paintings in this show are also for sale. Members and non-members are encouraged to enter. Entries are due no later than June 1.

A prospectus can be found on the website, www.wyomingwatercolorsociety.com, or requested via email at wyomingwatercolorsociety2012@gmail.com. Membership information is also available. Awards will be given for Best of Show, Best Wyoming Artist, first through third place, honorable mentions and the People’s Choice Award.

Iain Stewart from Opelika, Alabama, will be the juror for the show and will select the award winners. Stewart will also teach a five-day workshop Aug. 14-18 at the Sheridan County Sportsman Gun Club. Stewart is a watercolor artist/illustrator and a signature member of both the American and National Watercolor Societies. His work has received numerous awards in international competition and he is a sought after juror and workshop instructor. He is also an architectural illustrator with an international clientele.

For workshop information, see www.wyomingwatercolorsociety.com, email your question to wyomingwatercolorsociety2012@gmail.com, or call Karen Myers at 751-6411.

May
30
Tue
Watercolor Society seeking entries for show @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
May 30 all-day

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Watercolor Society will host the Watercolor Wyoming 32nd annual National Exhibition in Sheridan Aug. 1-31 at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library.

Paintings in this show are also for sale. Members and non-members are encouraged to enter. Entries are due no later than June 1.

A prospectus can be found on the website, www.wyomingwatercolorsociety.com, or requested via email at wyomingwatercolorsociety2012@gmail.com. Membership information is also available. Awards will be given for Best of Show, Best Wyoming Artist, first through third place, honorable mentions and the People’s Choice Award.

Iain Stewart from Opelika, Alabama, will be the juror for the show and will select the award winners. Stewart will also teach a five-day workshop Aug. 14-18 at the Sheridan County Sportsman Gun Club. Stewart is a watercolor artist/illustrator and a signature member of both the American and National Watercolor Societies. His work has received numerous awards in international competition and he is a sought after juror and workshop instructor. He is also an architectural illustrator with an international clientele.

For workshop information, see www.wyomingwatercolorsociety.com, email your question to wyomingwatercolorsociety2012@gmail.com, or call Karen Myers at 751-6411.

May
31
Wed
Watercolor Society seeking entries for show @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
May 31 all-day

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Watercolor Society will host the Watercolor Wyoming 32nd annual National Exhibition in Sheridan Aug. 1-31 at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library.

Paintings in this show are also for sale. Members and non-members are encouraged to enter. Entries are due no later than June 1.

A prospectus can be found on the website, www.wyomingwatercolorsociety.com, or requested via email at wyomingwatercolorsociety2012@gmail.com. Membership information is also available. Awards will be given for Best of Show, Best Wyoming Artist, first through third place, honorable mentions and the People’s Choice Award.

Iain Stewart from Opelika, Alabama, will be the juror for the show and will select the award winners. Stewart will also teach a five-day workshop Aug. 14-18 at the Sheridan County Sportsman Gun Club. Stewart is a watercolor artist/illustrator and a signature member of both the American and National Watercolor Societies. His work has received numerous awards in international competition and he is a sought after juror and workshop instructor. He is also an architectural illustrator with an international clientele.

For workshop information, see www.wyomingwatercolorsociety.com, email your question to wyomingwatercolorsociety2012@gmail.com, or call Karen Myers at 751-6411.

May
22
Mon
Watercolor Society seeking entries for show @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
May 22 all-day

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Watercolor Society will host the Watercolor Wyoming 32nd annual National Exhibition in Sheridan Aug. 1-31 at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library.

Paintings in this show are also for sale. Members and non-members are encouraged to enter. Entries are due no later than June 1.

A prospectus can be found on the website, www.wyomingwatercolorsociety.com, or requested via email at wyomingwatercolorsociety2012@gmail.com. Membership information is also available. Awards will be given for Best of Show, Best Wyoming Artist, first through third place, honorable mentions and the People’s Choice Award.

Iain Stewart from Opelika, Alabama, will be the juror for the show and will select the award winners. Stewart will also teach a five-day workshop Aug. 14-18 at the Sheridan County Sportsman Gun Club. Stewart is a watercolor artist/illustrator and a signature member of both the American and National Watercolor Societies. His work has received numerous awards in international competition and he is a sought after juror and workshop instructor. He is also an architectural illustrator with an international clientele.

For workshop information, see www.wyomingwatercolorsociety.com, email your question to wyomingwatercolorsociety2012@gmail.com, or call Karen Myers at 751-6411.

May
23
Tue
Chamber organizing Ignite Your Business conference @ Sheridan College Whitney Atrium
May 23 all-day

SHERIDAN — The 2017 Ignite Your Business Conference, the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce’s local professional development conference, is only one week away.

The conference will take place at Sheridan College on May 23 in the Whitney Atrium and is sponsored by the city of Sheridan. It is specifically designed for business owners, managers and employees and can be customized to fit your business needs.

Each person can attend four training sessions during the day, with 12 different trainings to choose from, including topics such as leadership, team development, human resources, marketing and pricing, strategic planning, mindfulness, and individual growth.

Plus, keynote speaker Emily Petrof, certified ONE Thing trainer, will present during lunch on the “3 Commitments to Extraordinary Leadership.” Learn to eliminate the blanket approach to leadership and team building and shift your team toward success.

The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce’s Business Retention and Expansion Committee has developed this conference so Sheridan County residents and businesses can take advantage of top-notch training locally without the cost of going out of town. It’s geared toward anyone looking for personal growth, help for their business, or ways to be a better leader.

Registration is $150 per person for Chamber members, or $175 each for non-members. Additional attendees from the same business can attend for $100 each for members for $125 each for non-members.

To learn more about the trainers and to register, call the Chamber at 672-2485, or see www.sheridanwyomingchamber.org.

Watercolor Society seeking entries for show @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
May 23 all-day

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Watercolor Society will host the Watercolor Wyoming 32nd annual National Exhibition in Sheridan Aug. 1-31 at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library.

Paintings in this show are also for sale. Members and non-members are encouraged to enter. Entries are due no later than June 1.

A prospectus can be found on the website, www.wyomingwatercolorsociety.com, or requested via email at wyomingwatercolorsociety2012@gmail.com. Membership information is also available. Awards will be given for Best of Show, Best Wyoming Artist, first through third place, honorable mentions and the People’s Choice Award.

Iain Stewart from Opelika, Alabama, will be the juror for the show and will select the award winners. Stewart will also teach a five-day workshop Aug. 14-18 at the Sheridan County Sportsman Gun Club. Stewart is a watercolor artist/illustrator and a signature member of both the American and National Watercolor Societies. His work has received numerous awards in international competition and he is a sought after juror and workshop instructor. He is also an architectural illustrator with an international clientele.

For workshop information, see www.wyomingwatercolorsociety.com, email your question to wyomingwatercolorsociety2012@gmail.com, or call Karen Myers at 751-6411.

Back country horsemen highway clean-up
May 23 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Cloud Peak Back Country Horsemen will gather Tuesday at 4 p.m.

The group will meet approximately 9 miles east of Interstate 90 on Highway 14 East for a highway clean-up.

A potluck will follow.

For additional information, find the group on Facebook.

Start-Up Challenge ‘Pitch Day’ to feature entrepreneurs @ WYO Theater
May 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Technology Business Center has organized a “Pitch Day” for the Sheridan Start-Up Challenge on Tuesday at 6 p.m. at the WYO Theater.

Five local entrepreneurs will pitch their business ideas to a panel of judges with the top three teams receiving a $5,000 award, pro bono legal counsel from Davis & Cannon, and the opportunity to apply to a $50,000 seed fund for working capital.

Sponsored by the SEEDA Joint Powers Board, The Homer A. and Mildred S. Scott Foundation, First Interstate Bank, and Davis & Cannon, the Sheridan Start-Up Challenge is designed to encourage and stimulate more entrepreneurial activity in the Sheridan area.

Registration for the Start-Up Challenge opened on Feb. 13 and the WTBC received 68 submittals across 14 industries when registration eventually closed on March 8. All of the finalists have been working closely with WTBC staff to develop business models and the final pitch. The five finalists pitching on May 23 include:

• Ajayi Global Enterprises — Lekan Ajayi — a web-based platform that connects cancer patients with available drug trials.

• K-Driven — Justin Koltiska and Garrett Kron — a patented oil field tool that significantly improves efficiency and safety in the field.

• Oatware — Anne Gunn and Mark Thoney — a portfolio of three software as a service products focused on hyper-local markets.

• Old Army Records — Kevin O’Dell  and Jim Powers — an ancestry software focused on military history.

• RS Water Drill — Rick Shelton and Doug Madison — a patented water drill technology for thawing frozen pipes.

During the Pitch Day, each finalist will give a 15-minute presentation followed by questions from the judges. The judging panel includes Tim Barnes, co-founder of Black Tooth Brewing Company; Laura Lehan, founder of PeAk Consulting and chief development officer at Sheridan Memorial Hospital; Jesus Rios, chief operating officer of Ptolemy Data Systems; Jerad Stack, co-founder of Breakthrough 307; Travis Todd, co-founder of FullContact; PJ Treide, founder of Surf Wyoming and Bighorn Design; and Jon Benson, CEO of the WTBC.

Following the five pitches, the WTBC will host a reception at the WYO Theater where the top three qualifying teams will be announced.

The WYO Theater is located at 42 N. Main St.

SHS band concert @ Sheridan High School
May 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School band will perform a pops concert Tuesday a 7 p.m.

The concert will be the last for the band of the 2016-2017 school year.

It will take place in the auditorium at Sheridan High School, located at 1056 Long Drive.

WGFD meeting on wolf hunting, other issues @ WGFD regional office
May 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Region of the Wyoming Game and Fish Department will host a public meeting Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Sheridan Regional Office.

The purpose of the meeting is to gather public input on proposed wolf hunting seasons, wildlife damage claims, mountain lion hunting seasons and aquatic invasive species regulations. This meeting is one of several being held across Wyoming to discuss these issues.

All interested parties are encouraged to attend. Written comments will be accepted at the public meeting or through 5 p.m. June 12 for mountain lion hunting seasons, damage claims and AIS regulation and through 5 p.m. June 19 for wolf hunting seasons through the online comment form or by mail to Wyoming Game and Fish Department, Regulations 3030 Energy Lane Casper, WY 82604.

The Sheridan Regional Office is located at 700 Valley View Drive.

May
24
Wed
Watercolor Society seeking entries for show @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
May 24 all-day

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Watercolor Society will host the Watercolor Wyoming 32nd annual National Exhibition in Sheridan Aug. 1-31 at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library.

Paintings in this show are also for sale. Members and non-members are encouraged to enter. Entries are due no later than June 1.

A prospectus can be found on the website, www.wyomingwatercolorsociety.com, or requested via email at wyomingwatercolorsociety2012@gmail.com. Membership information is also available. Awards will be given for Best of Show, Best Wyoming Artist, first through third place, honorable mentions and the People’s Choice Award.

Iain Stewart from Opelika, Alabama, will be the juror for the show and will select the award winners. Stewart will also teach a five-day workshop Aug. 14-18 at the Sheridan County Sportsman Gun Club. Stewart is a watercolor artist/illustrator and a signature member of both the American and National Watercolor Societies. His work has received numerous awards in international competition and he is a sought after juror and workshop instructor. He is also an architectural illustrator with an international clientele.

For workshop information, see www.wyomingwatercolorsociety.com, email your question to wyomingwatercolorsociety2012@gmail.com, or call Karen Myers at 751-6411.

Wuerker to host oil painting classes @ SAGE Community Arts
May 24 all-day

SHERIDAN — Local artist Jenny Wuerker will host a series of oil painting classes each Wednesday between March 15 and May 24.

The hands-on painting class will help attendees improve their skills, discover new techniques and learn to paint directly from observation.

All levels are welcome to attend the class, which costs $150 for SAGE Community Arts members and $175 for nonmembers.

To learn more about Wuerker and her art, see crazywomanfineart.com.

The classes will take place at SAGE Community Arts, located at 21 W. Brundage St.

To sign up, call 674-1970.

 
Suicide prevention training with Cynthia Cloud @ Sheridan Senior Center
May 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Wyoming State Auditor Cynthia Cloud will give the keynote address at the Light in the Darkness suicide prevention presentation and training Wednesday.

Cloud lost her son to suicide in 2016.

Dinner will be provided at the event set for 6-8 p.m. at the Sheridan Senior Center.

For more information, contact Brooke Wattum at bjpoavs@yahoo.com.

The Sheridan Senior Center is located at 211 Smith St.

‘Allegiance’ to show at the WYO @ WYO Theater
May 24 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The WYO Theater will host a showing of “Allegiance” on May 24 at 6:30 p.m.

The film is a version of a Broadway musical about a family living through the Japanese internment in the U.S. during World War II.

Tickets are $11.75 apiece and are available at the WYO Theater box office or website, wyotheater.com. A daytime showing is also planned for junior high and high school students.

The WYO Theater is located at 42 N. Main St.

May
25
Thu
Watercolor Society seeking entries for show @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
May 25 all-day

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Watercolor Society will host the Watercolor Wyoming 32nd annual National Exhibition in Sheridan Aug. 1-31 at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library.

Paintings in this show are also for sale. Members and non-members are encouraged to enter. Entries are due no later than June 1.

A prospectus can be found on the website, www.wyomingwatercolorsociety.com, or requested via email at wyomingwatercolorsociety2012@gmail.com. Membership information is also available. Awards will be given for Best of Show, Best Wyoming Artist, first through third place, honorable mentions and the People’s Choice Award.

Iain Stewart from Opelika, Alabama, will be the juror for the show and will select the award winners. Stewart will also teach a five-day workshop Aug. 14-18 at the Sheridan County Sportsman Gun Club. Stewart is a watercolor artist/illustrator and a signature member of both the American and National Watercolor Societies. His work has received numerous awards in international competition and he is a sought after juror and workshop instructor. He is also an architectural illustrator with an international clientele.

For workshop information, see www.wyomingwatercolorsociety.com, email your question to wyomingwatercolorsociety2012@gmail.com, or call Karen Myers at 751-6411.

College for Kids registration next week @ Sheridan County YMCA
May 25 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The 2017 round of College for Kids will take place July 10-13.

The program is open to students entering grades three through 12, and includes activities in arts and crafts, science, social studies and sports.

The cost for the program is $80 for one student, $150 for two students and $180 for three students from the same family.

Registration for this year’s event will take place May 25 at the Sheridan County YMCA from 5:30-7 p.m.

The Sheridan County YMCA is located at 417 N. Jefferson St.

May
26
Fri
Watercolor Society seeking entries for show @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
May 26 all-day

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Watercolor Society will host the Watercolor Wyoming 32nd annual National Exhibition in Sheridan Aug. 1-31 at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library.

Paintings in this show are also for sale. Members and non-members are encouraged to enter. Entries are due no later than June 1.

A prospectus can be found on the website, www.wyomingwatercolorsociety.com, or requested via email at wyomingwatercolorsociety2012@gmail.com. Membership information is also available. Awards will be given for Best of Show, Best Wyoming Artist, first through third place, honorable mentions and the People’s Choice Award.

Iain Stewart from Opelika, Alabama, will be the juror for the show and will select the award winners. Stewart will also teach a five-day workshop Aug. 14-18 at the Sheridan County Sportsman Gun Club. Stewart is a watercolor artist/illustrator and a signature member of both the American and National Watercolor Societies. His work has received numerous awards in international competition and he is a sought after juror and workshop instructor. He is also an architectural illustrator with an international clientele.

For workshop information, see www.wyomingwatercolorsociety.com, email your question to wyomingwatercolorsociety2012@gmail.com, or call Karen Myers at 751-6411.

May
27
Sat
Hang-gliders fly-in @ Bighorn Mountains
May 27 all-day

SHERIDAN — This weekend, hang-gliders will descend on Dayton.

Hang-gliders from across the nation come to the Bighorn Mountains to leap and soar above the valley. 

They will take off at Sand Turn turnout in the Bighorns, off Highway 14 just outside Dayton.

For more information, contact Johann Nield at 751-1138 or wyomingwings@wyoming.com.

The event is wind and weather permitting, but is scheduled for Saturday through Monday.

Watercolor Society seeking entries for show @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
May 27 all-day

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Watercolor Society will host the Watercolor Wyoming 32nd annual National Exhibition in Sheridan Aug. 1-31 at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library.

Paintings in this show are also for sale. Members and non-members are encouraged to enter. Entries are due no later than June 1.

A prospectus can be found on the website, www.wyomingwatercolorsociety.com, or requested via email at wyomingwatercolorsociety2012@gmail.com. Membership information is also available. Awards will be given for Best of Show, Best Wyoming Artist, first through third place, honorable mentions and the People’s Choice Award.

Iain Stewart from Opelika, Alabama, will be the juror for the show and will select the award winners. Stewart will also teach a five-day workshop Aug. 14-18 at the Sheridan County Sportsman Gun Club. Stewart is a watercolor artist/illustrator and a signature member of both the American and National Watercolor Societies. His work has received numerous awards in international competition and he is a sought after juror and workshop instructor. He is also an architectural illustrator with an international clientele.

For workshop information, see www.wyomingwatercolorsociety.com, email your question to wyomingwatercolorsociety2012@gmail.com, or call Karen Myers at 751-6411.

Sheridan County Museum open house @ Sheridan County Museum
May 27 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Museum will host an open house Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.

The open house includes free admission and a 10 percent discount on all merchandise in the museum mercantile.

For additional information, see sheridanmuseum.org.

The Sheridan County Museum is located at 850 Sibley Circle.

Burgess Junction Visitor Center to open next week @ Burgess Junction Visitor Center
May 27 @ 9:30 am – 5:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Shell Falls Interpretive Site in the Bighorn National Forest will be closed in 2017 for reconstruction of the site’s interpretive trail.

Visitor services — information, education and interpretation — will be provided at the Burgess Junction Visitor Center, which is scheduled to open May 27 for the Memorial Day weekend.

The Burgess Junction Visitor Center is located about 30 miles west of Sheridan at the junction of U.S. Highway 14 and U.S. Highway 14A.

The visitor center will be open from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. seven days a week through Labor Day weekend.

May
28
Sun
Hang-gliders fly-in @ Bighorn Mountains
May 28 all-day

SHERIDAN — This weekend, hang-gliders will descend on Dayton.

Hang-gliders from across the nation come to the Bighorn Mountains to leap and soar above the valley. 

They will take off at Sand Turn turnout in the Bighorns, off Highway 14 just outside Dayton.

For more information, contact Johann Nield at 751-1138 or wyomingwings@wyoming.com.

The event is wind and weather permitting, but is scheduled for Saturday through Monday.

Watercolor Society seeking entries for show @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
May 28 all-day

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Watercolor Society will host the Watercolor Wyoming 32nd annual National Exhibition in Sheridan Aug. 1-31 at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library.

Paintings in this show are also for sale. Members and non-members are encouraged to enter. Entries are due no later than June 1.

A prospectus can be found on the website, www.wyomingwatercolorsociety.com, or requested via email at wyomingwatercolorsociety2012@gmail.com. Membership information is also available. Awards will be given for Best of Show, Best Wyoming Artist, first through third place, honorable mentions and the People’s Choice Award.

Iain Stewart from Opelika, Alabama, will be the juror for the show and will select the award winners. Stewart will also teach a five-day workshop Aug. 14-18 at the Sheridan County Sportsman Gun Club. Stewart is a watercolor artist/illustrator and a signature member of both the American and National Watercolor Societies. His work has received numerous awards in international competition and he is a sought after juror and workshop instructor. He is also an architectural illustrator with an international clientele.

For workshop information, see www.wyomingwatercolorsociety.com, email your question to wyomingwatercolorsociety2012@gmail.com, or call Karen Myers at 751-6411.

Sheridan County Museum open house @ Sheridan County Museum
May 28 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Museum will host an open house Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.

The open house includes free admission and a 10 percent discount on all merchandise in the museum mercantile.

For additional information, see sheridanmuseum.org.

The Sheridan County Museum is located at 850 Sibley Circle.

May
29
Mon
Hang-gliders fly-in @ Bighorn Mountains
May 29 all-day

SHERIDAN — This weekend, hang-gliders will descend on Dayton.

Hang-gliders from across the nation come to the Bighorn Mountains to leap and soar above the valley. 

They will take off at Sand Turn turnout in the Bighorns, off Highway 14 just outside Dayton.

For more information, contact Johann Nield at 751-1138 or wyomingwings@wyoming.com.

The event is wind and weather permitting, but is scheduled for Saturday through Monday.

Watercolor Society seeking entries for show @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
May 29 all-day

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Watercolor Society will host the Watercolor Wyoming 32nd annual National Exhibition in Sheridan Aug. 1-31 at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library.

Paintings in this show are also for sale. Members and non-members are encouraged to enter. Entries are due no later than June 1.

A prospectus can be found on the website, www.wyomingwatercolorsociety.com, or requested via email at wyomingwatercolorsociety2012@gmail.com. Membership information is also available. Awards will be given for Best of Show, Best Wyoming Artist, first through third place, honorable mentions and the People’s Choice Award.

Iain Stewart from Opelika, Alabama, will be the juror for the show and will select the award winners. Stewart will also teach a five-day workshop Aug. 14-18 at the Sheridan County Sportsman Gun Club. Stewart is a watercolor artist/illustrator and a signature member of both the American and National Watercolor Societies. His work has received numerous awards in international competition and he is a sought after juror and workshop instructor. He is also an architectural illustrator with an international clientele.

For workshop information, see www.wyomingwatercolorsociety.com, email your question to wyomingwatercolorsociety2012@gmail.com, or call Karen Myers at 751-6411.

May
30
Tue
Watercolor Society seeking entries for show @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
May 30 all-day

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Watercolor Society will host the Watercolor Wyoming 32nd annual National Exhibition in Sheridan Aug. 1-31 at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library.

Paintings in this show are also for sale. Members and non-members are encouraged to enter. Entries are due no later than June 1.

A prospectus can be found on the website, www.wyomingwatercolorsociety.com, or requested via email at wyomingwatercolorsociety2012@gmail.com. Membership information is also available. Awards will be given for Best of Show, Best Wyoming Artist, first through third place, honorable mentions and the People’s Choice Award.

Iain Stewart from Opelika, Alabama, will be the juror for the show and will select the award winners. Stewart will also teach a five-day workshop Aug. 14-18 at the Sheridan County Sportsman Gun Club. Stewart is a watercolor artist/illustrator and a signature member of both the American and National Watercolor Societies. His work has received numerous awards in international competition and he is a sought after juror and workshop instructor. He is also an architectural illustrator with an international clientele.

For workshop information, see www.wyomingwatercolorsociety.com, email your question to wyomingwatercolorsociety2012@gmail.com, or call Karen Myers at 751-6411.

May
31
Wed
Watercolor Society seeking entries for show @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
May 31 all-day

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Watercolor Society will host the Watercolor Wyoming 32nd annual National Exhibition in Sheridan Aug. 1-31 at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library.

Paintings in this show are also for sale. Members and non-members are encouraged to enter. Entries are due no later than June 1.

A prospectus can be found on the website, www.wyomingwatercolorsociety.com, or requested via email at wyomingwatercolorsociety2012@gmail.com. Membership information is also available. Awards will be given for Best of Show, Best Wyoming Artist, first through third place, honorable mentions and the People’s Choice Award.

Iain Stewart from Opelika, Alabama, will be the juror for the show and will select the award winners. Stewart will also teach a five-day workshop Aug. 14-18 at the Sheridan County Sportsman Gun Club. Stewart is a watercolor artist/illustrator and a signature member of both the American and National Watercolor Societies. His work has received numerous awards in international competition and he is a sought after juror and workshop instructor. He is also an architectural illustrator with an international clientele.

For workshop information, see www.wyomingwatercolorsociety.com, email your question to wyomingwatercolorsociety2012@gmail.com, or call Karen Myers at 751-6411.