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Mar
8
Wed
Tickets for FAB Women’s Conference now on sale @ The Sheridan Press
Mar 8 – Apr 28 all-day

HERIDAN — The fifth annual FAB (For. About. By.) Women’s Conference will take place April 28 at the Sheridan College Edward A. Whitney Academic Center.

Tickets for the event are now on sale.

The conference, which will begin with registration at noon, will include a keynote presentation from Shelli Johnson.

Johnson is an entrepreneur, life and leadership coach, consultant and Epic adventure guide who has coached more than 130 individual leaders from throughout the U.S. in the last five years.

She lives in Lander with her husband and their three sons.

Johnson was recently featured in Prevention magazine.

Other sessions for the conference will focus on how to have difficult conversations in the workplace, navigating career transitions, suicide prevention training, how to create your own herb garden, maintaining passion in your relationships and how to create travel plans for memorable adventures.

Tickets for the event are $40 for the conference, which includes lunch and snacks, $30 for the FAB Woman of the Year banquet and $65 for both.

Tickets can be purchased at The Sheridan Press, 144 Grinnell St., or online at thesheridanpress.com/fab.

Mar
27
Mon
YMCA to offer healthy back class @ YMCA
Mar 27 @ 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 will offer its Healthy Back program beginning March 13. The class will run through March 29 from 12:15-1:15 each Monday and Wednesday. It will take place in the upstairs Mind/Body Center at the YMCA.

The 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,” said Diane Ballek, instructor of the class. “Program participants will gradually learn a sequence of 15 simple, but effective 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 YMCA is located at 417 N. Jefferson St.

Mar
29
Wed
YMCA to offer healthy back class @ YMCA
Mar 29 @ 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 will offer its Healthy Back program beginning March 13. The class will run through March 29 from 12:15-1:15 each Monday and Wednesday. It will take place in the upstairs Mind/Body Center at the YMCA.

The 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,” said Diane Ballek, instructor of the class. “Program participants will gradually learn a sequence of 15 simple, but effective 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 YMCA is located at 417 N. Jefferson St.

‘Cowboy Carnegies’ on display at Fulmer through April @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Mar 29 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Alliance for Historic Wyoming is celebrating historic Carnegie library buildings in Wyoming with the traveling exhibit “Cowboy Carnegies.”  The exhibit will be on display at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library through the month of April. 

The exhibit consists of five panels detailing the history and architecture of Wyoming’s 16 Carnegie libraries.

In conjunction with the exhibit, on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m., Carly-Ann Anderson, executive director of the Alliance for Historic Wyoming, will give a presentation on the history of Carnegie libraries in Wyoming. The presentation will be in the Inner Circle of the library and is free and open to the public.

“The community dedication shown by the construction and continued maintenance of Carnegie library buildings should not be forgotten,” Anderson said. “Like school buildings, churches and neighborhoods, Wyoming’s Carnegie libraries are architectural gems and community landmarks.”

Libraries in Sheridan date back to 1883. The city’s founder, John D. Loucks, opened a small library in the upstairs of a small building downtown. Sheridan City Library followed this original library, opening in 1903. In 1904, the Sheridan City Library applied for and received a $12,500 grant from the Carnegie Public Library fund. President of the Sheridan Commercial Club Edward Gillett was the correspondent to Andrew Carnegie.

In a letter dated April 1904 in response to the reception of the grant, Gillett mentions that the selected site for the new library was very close to the center of town. This detail is particular interesting because it upholds the value that libraries, particularly libraries in Andrew Carnegie’s vision, should be at the physical and ideological center of a community. The new Sheridan Carnegie Public Library opened Aug. 1, 1905.

Sheridan’s Carnegie library was demolished in 1974 after the new Sheridan Margaret S. Fulmer Memorial Public Library opened. Harry B. Fulmer pledged $300,000 to the construction and it was dedicated to his late wife.

Carnegie libraries were so named because of the philanthropic generosity of Andrew Carnegie. Carnegie funded the construction of 1,689 libraries across the country between 1889 and 1919 through construction grants to communities large and small. Wyoming had 16 Carnegie libraries, built between 1899 and 1917, a remarkable number for a state with a small and dispersed population. Today, just 10 Carnegie libraries remain standing and five are still used as libraries. Carnegie libraries represent a fascinating era in community development in the U.S., when philanthropic funds and local initiatives combined to create free public libraries that became centers of community learning and gathering.

The Cowboy Carnegies campaign is part of the AHW’s “This Place Matters” program, highlighting the importance of preserving historic buildings and oral history accounts of historic places and spaces in Wyoming. The exhibit is sponsored in part by a grant from the Wyoming Humanities Council.

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

SC to host hypnotist Wednesday @ Sheridan College
Mar 29 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College Whitney Center for the Arts will host hypnotist chrisjones Wednesday at 9 p.m.

chrisjones has been taking his hypnosis show to high schools and universities across the country.

His hypnosis show allows students to become part of the act.

Tickets for the event are $5 per person and available through the WYO Theater or at the door.

Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

Mar
30
Thu
Sheridan’s historic places, spaces to be highlighted in program @ Sheridan Inn
Mar 30 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Alliance for Historic Wyoming will host a community conversation about Sheridan’s historic places and spaces and why they matter to the community. 

The presentation, which is free and open to the public, will take place at the Historic Sheridan Inn on Thursday from 7-9 p.m.

The presentation will include Lesley Gilmore, a preservation architect with CTA Architects, who has done multiple projects in Sheridan. Representatives from the AHW will also speak about the importance of historic places and spaces.

In addition to the presentation, representatives from AHW and Wyoming State Historic Preservation Office will attend meetings this week with city and county officials, local nonprofits and business owners to discuss historic preservation’s affect on economic development and tourism.

The Sheridan Inn is located at 856 Broadway St.

Mar
8
Wed
Tickets for FAB Women’s Conference now on sale @ The Sheridan Press
Mar 8 – Apr 28 all-day

HERIDAN — The fifth annual FAB (For. About. By.) Women’s Conference will take place April 28 at the Sheridan College Edward A. Whitney Academic Center.

Tickets for the event are now on sale.

The conference, which will begin with registration at noon, will include a keynote presentation from Shelli Johnson.

Johnson is an entrepreneur, life and leadership coach, consultant and Epic adventure guide who has coached more than 130 individual leaders from throughout the U.S. in the last five years.

She lives in Lander with her husband and their three sons.

Johnson was recently featured in Prevention magazine.

Other sessions for the conference will focus on how to have difficult conversations in the workplace, navigating career transitions, suicide prevention training, how to create your own herb garden, maintaining passion in your relationships and how to create travel plans for memorable adventures.

Tickets for the event are $40 for the conference, which includes lunch and snacks, $30 for the FAB Woman of the Year banquet and $65 for both.

Tickets can be purchased at The Sheridan Press, 144 Grinnell St., or online at thesheridanpress.com/fab.

Mar
27
Mon
YMCA to offer healthy back class @ YMCA
Mar 27 @ 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 will offer its Healthy Back program beginning March 13. The class will run through March 29 from 12:15-1:15 each Monday and Wednesday. It will take place in the upstairs Mind/Body Center at the YMCA.

The 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,” said Diane Ballek, instructor of the class. “Program participants will gradually learn a sequence of 15 simple, but effective 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 YMCA is located at 417 N. Jefferson St.

Mar
29
Wed
YMCA to offer healthy back class @ YMCA
Mar 29 @ 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 will offer its Healthy Back program beginning March 13. The class will run through March 29 from 12:15-1:15 each Monday and Wednesday. It will take place in the upstairs Mind/Body Center at the YMCA.

The 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,” said Diane Ballek, instructor of the class. “Program participants will gradually learn a sequence of 15 simple, but effective 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 YMCA is located at 417 N. Jefferson St.

‘Cowboy Carnegies’ on display at Fulmer through April @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Mar 29 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Alliance for Historic Wyoming is celebrating historic Carnegie library buildings in Wyoming with the traveling exhibit “Cowboy Carnegies.”  The exhibit will be on display at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library through the month of April. 

The exhibit consists of five panels detailing the history and architecture of Wyoming’s 16 Carnegie libraries.

In conjunction with the exhibit, on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m., Carly-Ann Anderson, executive director of the Alliance for Historic Wyoming, will give a presentation on the history of Carnegie libraries in Wyoming. The presentation will be in the Inner Circle of the library and is free and open to the public.

“The community dedication shown by the construction and continued maintenance of Carnegie library buildings should not be forgotten,” Anderson said. “Like school buildings, churches and neighborhoods, Wyoming’s Carnegie libraries are architectural gems and community landmarks.”

Libraries in Sheridan date back to 1883. The city’s founder, John D. Loucks, opened a small library in the upstairs of a small building downtown. Sheridan City Library followed this original library, opening in 1903. In 1904, the Sheridan City Library applied for and received a $12,500 grant from the Carnegie Public Library fund. President of the Sheridan Commercial Club Edward Gillett was the correspondent to Andrew Carnegie.

In a letter dated April 1904 in response to the reception of the grant, Gillett mentions that the selected site for the new library was very close to the center of town. This detail is particular interesting because it upholds the value that libraries, particularly libraries in Andrew Carnegie’s vision, should be at the physical and ideological center of a community. The new Sheridan Carnegie Public Library opened Aug. 1, 1905.

Sheridan’s Carnegie library was demolished in 1974 after the new Sheridan Margaret S. Fulmer Memorial Public Library opened. Harry B. Fulmer pledged $300,000 to the construction and it was dedicated to his late wife.

Carnegie libraries were so named because of the philanthropic generosity of Andrew Carnegie. Carnegie funded the construction of 1,689 libraries across the country between 1889 and 1919 through construction grants to communities large and small. Wyoming had 16 Carnegie libraries, built between 1899 and 1917, a remarkable number for a state with a small and dispersed population. Today, just 10 Carnegie libraries remain standing and five are still used as libraries. Carnegie libraries represent a fascinating era in community development in the U.S., when philanthropic funds and local initiatives combined to create free public libraries that became centers of community learning and gathering.

The Cowboy Carnegies campaign is part of the AHW’s “This Place Matters” program, highlighting the importance of preserving historic buildings and oral history accounts of historic places and spaces in Wyoming. The exhibit is sponsored in part by a grant from the Wyoming Humanities Council.

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

SC to host hypnotist Wednesday @ Sheridan College
Mar 29 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College Whitney Center for the Arts will host hypnotist chrisjones Wednesday at 9 p.m.

chrisjones has been taking his hypnosis show to high schools and universities across the country.

His hypnosis show allows students to become part of the act.

Tickets for the event are $5 per person and available through the WYO Theater or at the door.

Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

Mar
30
Thu
Sheridan’s historic places, spaces to be highlighted in program @ Sheridan Inn
Mar 30 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Alliance for Historic Wyoming will host a community conversation about Sheridan’s historic places and spaces and why they matter to the community. 

The presentation, which is free and open to the public, will take place at the Historic Sheridan Inn on Thursday from 7-9 p.m.

The presentation will include Lesley Gilmore, a preservation architect with CTA Architects, who has done multiple projects in Sheridan. Representatives from the AHW will also speak about the importance of historic places and spaces.

In addition to the presentation, representatives from AHW and Wyoming State Historic Preservation Office will attend meetings this week with city and county officials, local nonprofits and business owners to discuss historic preservation’s affect on economic development and tourism.

The Sheridan Inn is located at 856 Broadway St.

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