Five finalists vied for $5,000 on Pitch Night for the Sheridan Start-Up Challenge organized by the Wyoming Technology Business Center. Spencer Kuzara’s Spark Payments, Chelsea Paulus’ Connect Speech Therapy and Chad Reckard’s ThermMaker all made the cut, earning the money and pro bono legal advice from Davis and Cannon of Sheridan. The three winners will also be eligible to apply for additional funding through a $50,000 seed fund established for the event.
A total of 11 Sheridan County Sheriff’s Office deputies and 13 Sheridan Police Department officers served in the military before transitioning into law enforcement. Every one of those veterans tells different stories of how he or she became a law enforcement officer, but two things remain across experiences — they all took uniformed jobs to continue a life of service to others, and the camaraderie among teammates keeps them going every day.
Five contestants will present their business ideas to a panel of judges Thursday evening with the hope of taking home $5,000 to put toward their entrepreneurial idea.
After two years of shooting, editing and tweaking little bits and pieces of their ‘70s slasher horror, producers of “Echoes of the Unheard” finally debuted the first round of the film at Centennial Theatre Oct. 30.
In the Tongue River Valley municipalities, business will continue as usual, as both incumbent mayors were re-elected.
The state of Wyoming and Sheridan Economic and Educational Development Authority contributed millions of dollars to recruit large businesses like Weatherby and Vacutech into the Sheridan community in recent years.