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Sep
23
Sun
Edward A. Whitney’s legacy
Sep 23 all-day

SHERIDAN — Edward A. Whitney dedicated his life and legacy to supporting higher education in Sheridan County. Sheridan College will host the second annual Whitney Days from Sept. 19-26, featuring more than 25 events.

According to Dr. Leah Barrett, vice president of student affairs, the mission of Whitney Days is to educate Sheridan College students, staff and the residents of Sheridan County about Whitney’s legacy and celebrate his positive impact on higher education.

“It is important that we learn about the man whose incredible generosity and vision has made so much possible here at Sheridan College and take the time to celebrate,” Barrett said in a press release. “We’ll host a combination of informative, educational and fun events that incorporate service learning and civic engagement, which were central to Whitney’s life.”

Whitney Benefits, the foundation built from Whitney’s estate, has been instrumental in the success of Sheridan College. Over the last decade alone, Whitney Benefits has contributed $72.5 million in support of Sheridan College.

Whitney Days events open to the public include:

Thursday, Sept. 20

• 4-9 p.m. — Sheridan Chamber of Commerce 3rd Thursday Street Festival, downtown Sheridan

• 7 p.m. — Fei-Fei Performance, Whitney Center for the Arts 

Friday, Sept. 21

• 7 p.m. — SC Generals volleyball vs. Western Wyoming Community College, Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome

• 7 p.m. — Pat Hamilton Memorial Rodeo, Sheridan County Fairgrounds (bad weather back up, SC AgriPark

Saturday, Sept. 22

• 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. — Block Party, Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome parking lot, barbecue (hamburgers, hot dogs, brats, salads, chips), $7 per person, music, inflatables, unveiling of the Sheridan College ice cream flavor and name)

• 2 p.m. — SC Generals men’s soccer vs. Laramie County Community College, Maier Soccer Field

• 3 p.m. — SC Generals volleyball vs. Central Wyoming College, Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome

• 4 p.m. — SC Generals women’s soccer vs. Laramie County Community College, Maier Soccer Field

• 7 p.m. — Pat Hamilton Memorial Rodeo, Sheridan County Fairgrounds (bad weather back up, SC AgriPark)

Sunday, Sept. 23

• 10 a.m. — Pat Hamilton Rodeo, Sheridan County Fairgrounds (bad weather back up, SC AgriPark)

• 3 p.m. — U.S. Air Force Band Falconaires, Whitney Center for the Arts, free, featuring the debut of a piece written by Dr. Eric Richards in memory of Tom Kinnison

Wednesday, Sept. 26

• 5-7 p.m. — Open house, Whitney Academic Center atrium

• 7 p.m. — Step Afrika, Whitney Center for the Arts, tickets are $5 for community members

For information about student events and a full schedule, see www.sheridan.edu/whitneydays.

 

Sep
25
Tue
SHRM meeting @ Sheridan Memorial Hospital downtown location
Sep 25 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The next meeting of the Society for Human Resource Management will take place Sept. 25 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

The presentation hosted by the local chapter will focus on workplace investigations. Jennifer McArthur from the Northern Wyoming Community College District will help participants be more aware of the necessity of paying attention to complaints or comments and understanding their legal or moral obligation to investigate problems. 

The session includes lunch and costs $13 for SHRM members and $15 for nonmembers. 

The event will take place at the Sheridan Memorial Hospital downtown location, located at 61 S. Gould St.

For more information, email bighornmountainchapter@gmail.com.

National Theatre Live: Follies @ The WYO
Sep 25 @ 6:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The WYO Performing Arts and Education Center will offer the first show in the National Theatre Live series Sept. 25 at 6 p.m.

NTL is the National Theatre’s project to broadcast theater to cinemas in the UK and internationally. NTL launched in June 2009 and has been experienced by more than 5.5 million people in more than 2,000 venues around the world — now including the WYO.

The first show in the six-show series will be “Follies,” which has a running time of 155 minutes.

The show tells the story of the Follies girls, who 30 years after their final performance, gather to have a few drinks, sing a few songs and lie about themselves.

Tickets for the show are $21 for adults and $11 for students. Tickets are available at the WYO box office, online at wyotheater.com or by phone at (307) 672-9084.

The WYO is located at 42 N. Main St.

Sep
26
Wed
Edward A. Whitney’s legacy
Sep 26 all-day

SHERIDAN — Edward A. Whitney dedicated his life and legacy to supporting higher education in Sheridan County. Sheridan College will host the second annual Whitney Days from Sept. 19-26, featuring more than 25 events.

According to Dr. Leah Barrett, vice president of student affairs, the mission of Whitney Days is to educate Sheridan College students, staff and the residents of Sheridan County about Whitney’s legacy and celebrate his positive impact on higher education.

“It is important that we learn about the man whose incredible generosity and vision has made so much possible here at Sheridan College and take the time to celebrate,” Barrett said in a press release. “We’ll host a combination of informative, educational and fun events that incorporate service learning and civic engagement, which were central to Whitney’s life.”

Whitney Benefits, the foundation built from Whitney’s estate, has been instrumental in the success of Sheridan College. Over the last decade alone, Whitney Benefits has contributed $72.5 million in support of Sheridan College.

Whitney Days events open to the public include:

Thursday, Sept. 20

• 4-9 p.m. — Sheridan Chamber of Commerce 3rd Thursday Street Festival, downtown Sheridan

• 7 p.m. — Fei-Fei Performance, Whitney Center for the Arts 

Friday, Sept. 21

• 7 p.m. — SC Generals volleyball vs. Western Wyoming Community College, Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome

• 7 p.m. — Pat Hamilton Memorial Rodeo, Sheridan County Fairgrounds (bad weather back up, SC AgriPark

Saturday, Sept. 22

• 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. — Block Party, Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome parking lot, barbecue (hamburgers, hot dogs, brats, salads, chips), $7 per person, music, inflatables, unveiling of the Sheridan College ice cream flavor and name)

• 2 p.m. — SC Generals men’s soccer vs. Laramie County Community College, Maier Soccer Field

• 3 p.m. — SC Generals volleyball vs. Central Wyoming College, Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome

• 4 p.m. — SC Generals women’s soccer vs. Laramie County Community College, Maier Soccer Field

• 7 p.m. — Pat Hamilton Memorial Rodeo, Sheridan County Fairgrounds (bad weather back up, SC AgriPark)

Sunday, Sept. 23

• 10 a.m. — Pat Hamilton Rodeo, Sheridan County Fairgrounds (bad weather back up, SC AgriPark)

• 3 p.m. — U.S. Air Force Band Falconaires, Whitney Center for the Arts, free, featuring the debut of a piece written by Dr. Eric Richards in memory of Tom Kinnison

Wednesday, Sept. 26

• 5-7 p.m. — Open house, Whitney Academic Center atrium

• 7 p.m. — Step Afrika, Whitney Center for the Arts, tickets are $5 for community members

For information about student events and a full schedule, see www.sheridan.edu/whitneydays.

 

Java with a Journo
Sep 26 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Sheridan, let’s get coffee.

…we mean it. We want to hear from you! 

So, every Wednesday, Press reporter Ashleigh Fox will be stationed at a local coffee shop from 2-3 p.m. She will hear story pitches, answer questions and gain feedback on how we’re doing at The Sheridan Press. 

To find out where she will be each week, follow the Facebook event!

Johnson book signing @ The Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Sep 26 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Local author Craig Johnson will participate in an event at Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library on Sept. 26 from 6:30-8 p.m.

Johnson will read from his newest book, “The Depth of Winter,” and sign copies of the latest novel in the Longmire series.

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

 

Step Afrika @ The Whitney Center for the Arts
Sep 26 @ 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Step Afrika! will perform at the Whitney Center for the Arts on Sept. 26 at 7 p.m.

The show is free for Northern Wyoming Community College District students and $5 for the public at the door.

Step Afrika! was founded in 1994 as the first professional company dedicated to the tradition of stepping. It now ranks as one of the top 10 African American dance companies in the United States. In stepping, the body is used as an instrument to create intricate rhythms and sounds through a combination of footsteps, claps and the spoken word.

The Whitney Center for the Arts is on the Sheridan College campus, located at 1 Whitney Way.

Oct
3
Wed
Java with a Journo
Oct 3 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Sheridan, let’s get coffee.

…we mean it. We want to hear from you! 

So, every Wednesday, Press reporter Ashleigh Fox will be stationed at a local coffee shop from 2-3 p.m. She will hear story pitches, answer questions and gain feedback on how we’re doing at The Sheridan Press. 

To find out where she will be each week, follow the Facebook event!

Oct
10
Wed
Java with a Journo
Oct 10 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Sheridan, let’s get coffee.

…we mean it. We want to hear from you! 

So, every Wednesday, Press reporter Ashleigh Fox will be stationed at a local coffee shop from 2-3 p.m. She will hear story pitches, answer questions and gain feedback on how we’re doing at The Sheridan Press. 

To find out where she will be each week, follow the Facebook event!

Oct
17
Wed
Java with a Journo
Oct 17 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Sheridan, let’s get coffee.

…we mean it. We want to hear from you! 

So, every Wednesday, Press reporter Ashleigh Fox will be stationed at a local coffee shop from 2-3 p.m. She will hear story pitches, answer questions and gain feedback on how we’re doing at The Sheridan Press. 

To find out where she will be each week, follow the Facebook event!