Issue for the week of April 29, 2016
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Weeks of April 29-May 5

The following articles are for the weeks of April 29-May 5, 2016. If you would like to be a part of this section, stop by Trader’s Shopper’s Guide at 2021 Warren Avenue, E-mail: info@wyotraders.com or fax: (307)634-8530. Deadline is Tuesdays at 12 Noon. Any questions, please call (307)634-8895.

Craft Show And Flea Market

There will be a craft show and flea market on Saturday, April 30, at Forum 619, 619 South Greeley Highway, from 12:00pm-4:00pm. For more information, please contact LeeAnn at (307)640-0297.

Recyclable Materials Needed

The Boys & Girls Club is collecting recyclable materials in order to prep for summer activities. The list of materials possibly needed include brown paper bags, newspapers, magazines, toilet paper rolls, paper towel rolls, cleaned soup cans, 2 liter plastic bottles, cleaned baby food jars and Styrofoam egg cartons. Donations can be dropped off at the Boys & Girls Club of Cheyenne, 515 West Jefferson Road.

Military Retiree Appreciation Day

Military Retiree Appreciation Day has been rescheduled for Saturday, April 30, at the Trail’s End Club, 4907 Randall Avenue, Francis E. Warren Air Force Base, from 9:00am-1:00pm. Join them for activities and a luncheon served from 11:00am-1:00pm. In addition, the FE Warren ICBM and Heritage Museum, 7405 Barnes Loop, Building 210, will be open for retirees to visit from 11:00am-1:00pm. For further information, contact Mike Archer, activities director, at (307)773-2309 or (307)778-7981.

Crime Stoppers

The Cheyenne Police are investigating a burglary that occurred at the construction site of the Sierra Trading Post warehouse on Friday, March 18, around 11:30pm. If you have information about this or any other crimes, call Crime Stoppers Silent Witness at (307)638-TIPS, or go to www.silentwitnesslaramiecounty.com. You will remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000.

Guitar And Ukulele Lessons

The Cheyenne YMCA is now registering their next session of 1/2 hour private guitar and ukulele lessons for those 6 and older. Participants will meet Thursday nights beginning Thursday, April 28, starting at 4:00pm, ending at 8:00pm. Lessons run for 8 weeks, everyone will need to know how to tune a guitar and ukulele prior to starting lessons. For more information, contact Chris at cshay@cheyenneymca.org or (307)634-9622.

Safe School March

Triumph High School and LCSD #1 Safe School Ambassadors will be hosting the annual Safe School Ambassadors Anti-Bullying March on Saturday, April 30, starting at 10:00am. The march will begin at the Cheyenne Depot Plaza, 121 West 15th Street. For any questions, contact (307)771-2500 ext. 23212.

May Art Show

The Cheyenne Artists’ show, “Anything Goes”, will be on display Monday, May 2 through Wednesday, May 25, at the Artists’ Guild, 1701 Morrie Avenue in Holliday Park. Hours are Tuesday-Friday, 12:00pm-5:00pm and Saturday, 10:00am-2:00pm. For information, call (307)632-2263.

Dinner And Silent Auction

AMEND will be hosting a Cinco De Mayo Fundraiser with dinner and a silent auction on Saturday, April 30, at Grace Hall, 2950 Spruce Drive, from 6:00pm-8:00pm. The auction will be original Native American artwork and jewelry from artists on the Pine Ridge Reservation. There will be authentic Mexican and Mayan fare, as well as Indian tacos. Donation for the meal will be $9 and take out is available. For any questions, contact Pam at (307)637-5193.

Project Prom

Project Prom will have dresses for those in need, at no charge, to junior highschoolers for Promotion on Saturday, April 30 only, from 10:00am-2:00pm. For questions, call Jean at (307)630-9250.

Featured Website

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Unused Prescription Take Back

The Laramie County Sheriff’s Department will be at three locations on Saturday, April 30, from 10:00am-2:00pm, to take back any unwanted, unused, prescription or over-the-counter drugs. The three locations are Town and Country Pharmacy at 514 South Greeley Highway, Laramie County Fire District #2 at 5800 North College, and the Pine Bluffs Town Hall at 200 Main Street. For more information, contact Lieutenant Kevin James at (307)633-4773.

Recruiting Volunteers

Cheyenne VA Medical Center, 2360 East Pershing Boulevard, is recruiting volunteers for a program called “No Veteran Dies Alone.” Volunteers are needed for program coordination, clerical support, patient and family support. Extensive training will be provided. Contact the Voluntary Service Office at (307)778-7550 extension 7317.

Volunteers Needed

The Southern Wyoming Senior and Volunteer Program in Cheyenne is looking for volunteers to learn how to facilitate the Better Health=Better You; Chronic Disease Self-Management workshop series. This workshop trains others to learn how to better manage their chronic disease symptoms. The leader training will be held in Cheyenne at the Laramie County Senior Citizens Activity Center, 2101 Thomes Avenue, June 13-16, from 9:00am-4:30pm. Interested volunteers should call Amy Giglevitch at (307)635-2435 ext. 11, or by E-mail at rsvp_agiglevitch@vcn.com. You can also register through their website at www.rsvp-betterhealthbetteryou.com.

Pine Bluffs Country Dance

There will be a country dance held in Pine Bluffs on Sunday, May 1, from 2:00pm-5:00pm, at the Pine Bluffs Senior Center, 309 Elm Street. Dalton Fuller will be performing country, western, modern and more. Donations are accepted at the door and guests are encouraged to bring their favorite appetizer. For more information, contact (307)245-3816.

Salsa And Tango Dancing

The Laramie County Library will have a live 11-piece band, Manabi, from Fort Collins, playing salsa and tango music from 8:00pm-10:00pm, on Friday, May 6, in the Cottonwood Room of the Laramie County Library, 2200 Pioneer Avenue. There will be dance lessons from 7:00pm-8:00pm, bring your ID, money for refreshments and your slickest soled shoes.

St. Mary’s School Open House

St. Mary’s Catholic School will be hosting an open house on Tuesday, May 3, from 5:30pm to 7:00pm, at 2200 O’Neil Avenue. This event is for pre-kindergarten through 8th grade. There will be food and beverages served and registration packets and tours will be available. Call (307)638-9268 for more information, or visit their website at www.stmaryswyo.org.

Cheyenne Guitar Society

The Cheyenne Guitar Society will play Tuesday, May 3, from 6:45pm-8:45pm, on the third floor of the Sunflower Room at the Laramie County Library, 2200 Pioneer Avenue. Visitors are welcome and all skill styles are represented. For further information, call Keith at (307)634-6621.

Children’s Chorus

The All-City Children’s Chorus will be presenting a concert themed “Unity” on Sunday, May 1, at 4:00pm, at the Cheyenne Civic Center, 2101 O’Neil Avenue. There will also be the 8th grade graduation and a celebration to follow the concert.

Bowling Fundraiser

Come show your support for Alzheimer’s victims on Saturday, May 7, at 12:00pm, at Two Bar Bowl, 700 East Carlson Street. Entry fee is $20 per bowler or $40 per team before April 29. Entry fee includes 3 games of bowling, shoe rentals and door prize entry. Banner sponsor is $40. Bowlers are encouraged to wear purple to show support for the fight against Alzheimer’s. For more information, call (307)631-6439.

Democratic Derby Fundraiser

The Laramie County Democratic Grassroots Coalition will be hosting a fundraiser on Saturday, May 7, from 2:00pm-5:00pm, at Churchill Downs Cheyenne, 1061 Everglade Drive. There will be food, activities, contests and more. Admission donation suggested is $15 and bring cash for the derby games. For further information, call Kathleen at (307)421-4496, Ken at (307)433-4394, or Cherry at (307)220-0156.

Buffalo Wild Wings Fundraiser

Buffalo Wild Wings will donate 10% of your total bill to Hands In Harmony on Wednesday, May 11, from 11:00am-12:00pm, at 1740 Prairie Avenue. Visit handsinharmonywy.com for a printable flyer to present to server or mention ad. For more information, contact Libby at (307)220-1414.

Seedling Trees

The Laramie County Conservation District now has seedling trees available for purchase. Pick up a tree order form at the district office or call (307)772-2600 for more information. You can also access an order form by clicking the Seedling Trees link on their website, www.lccdnet.org. They are located east of Cheyenne, 11221 U.S. Hwy 30. Hours of operation are Monday-Friday, 7:30am-4:00pm.

Tea Party Town Hall Meeting

All candidates running for city, county, state or federal offices in 2016 are invited to the Laramie County Library, 2200 Pioneer Avenue, in the Cottonwood Room, from 3:15pm-5:45pm, on Saturday, May 14. Candidates will have the opportunity to express their positions and views in a town hall meeting style with grassroots movement citizens listening in. Call for R.S.V.P. Contact organizer, M. Lee Hasenauer, at (307)640-4248 for information.

End Times Bible Study

Grace Upon Grace Ministry will be holding an End Times class on Thursday, May 5, from 7:00pm-8:00pm, at the Laramie County Library, 2200 Pioneer Avenue, in the Sage Room. For more information, please contact Pastor Robert Rice at (307)640-2204.

Tea, Concert and Silent Auction

The Cheyenne Youth Symphony will be hosting an afternoon tea, concert and silent auction on Saturday, May 7, at 3:00pm, at the Archer Complex, 3966 Archer Parkway. Concert tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children. For more information you can visit their website, cheyenneyouthsymphony.wordpress.com.

Diabetes Education Program

Join the Diabetes Empowerment Education Program for a free class at the Foxcrest Senior Center, 4125 Cox Court, Saturday, May 7, at 1:00pm. Learn how to improve your quality of life and take charge of your diabetes. For questions, contact Ria Brownlow at (307)256-2162.

Yiddish Food Festival

Mount Sinai Synagogue presents the 11th Annual Yiddish Food Festival on Sunday, May 15, from 11:00am-3:00pm, at 2610 Pioneer Avenue. There will be traditional Jewish foods for sale, folk dancing, music and a tour. For more information, call Mount Sinai Synagogue at (307)634-3052 or visit www.mtsinaicheyenne.org.

Annual Armed Forces Day Banquet

The Air Force Association Cheyenne Cowboy Chapter 357 requests your presence for the Annual Armed Forces Day Banquet on Friday, May 20, starting at 6:00pm, at the Radisson Hotel, 204 West Fox Farm Road. There will be cocktails, dinner and a guest speaker. The cost is $25 per person and $300 for a corporate table. Dress code is Service Dress for military and cocktail dress for civilians. R.S.V.P. by Friday, May 13. For more information, please contact Lorell Walter, at (315)427-5612 or lwalter@highwestenergy.com.

Chinese Music Class

The Cheyenne Music and Culture Institute is offering a class on Tuesday, May 17, from 1:00pm-3:30pm, at Niemann Music, 1609 Central Avenue, for adults and seniors who have a special interest in Chinese music. The beginning class costs $30 to cover the cost of space and materials. The Chinese class is $150 for 5 sessions. To register, call (30)637-5222. For more information, call (307)221-1998.

Relay For Life Fundraiser

Relay For Life will be holding a bowling fundraiser on Saturday, May 7, at 10:00am, at Two Bar Bowl, 700 East Carlson Street. The cost is $25 per team of two, you will bowl four games Scotch Doubles. For more information, contact Kim Cox at (307)256-9677.

Kinship Support Services

Join Kinship Support Services on Thankful Thursday, May 5, at the Redwood Lounge, 2105 East Lincolnway, at 4:30pm. There will be an auction, 50/50 raffle, food and more. Call (307)635-9291 for more information.

LCCC Board Meetings

The Laramie County Community College Board of Trustees will hold its upcoming May meetings on Wednesday, May 11, and Wednesday, May 25, at 7:00pm, in the Peterson Board Room, 1400 East College Drive. The board’s Facilities and Finance Committee will meet at 10:00am on Wednesday, May 11, in the LCCC Administration Building’s Administration and Finance Conference Room. For more information, visit www.lccc.wy.edu/nds.

Women Service Member Conference

Registration is now open for the 2016 Promoting Our Women Warriors of Wyoming (POWWOW) conference. The conference will be held at the Casper Events Center, 1 Events Drive, on May 14. All women service members and former service members are invited and encouraged to attend this free event that focuses on celebrating the accomplishments of military women. To register, visit www.wypowwow.com.

Register Now For Sports

Registration is beginning for sports at the Cheyenne Family YMCA, 1426 East Lincolnway. Women’s Intramural Volleyball is on Friday nights, starting Friday, May 13, from 6:00pm-7:00pm, the cost is $5 for members and $20 for guests. Martial arts for ages five through seven and eight through fourteen is on Wednesday nights from Wednesday, May 4, through Wednesday, May 25, ages eight through fourteen are on Fridays, Friday, May 6 through Friday, May 27. T-Ball season runs Tuesday, June 7 through Sunday, July 24, for ages three through eight. Coaches and referees are needed. Register at the YMCA or go to the Cheyenne Family YMCA website and click on sports. For more information contact Chandra Watson, Sports Coordinator, at (307)634-9622, or E-mail her at sports@cheyenneymca.org.

Rally For Alex

The 4th Annual Rally For Alex will be held Sunday, May 14, starting at 10:00am at High Country Motorsports, 3320 East Lincolnway. There will be a raffle run, music, food and fundraiser. Registration begins at 10:00am and the entry fee is $20, there is a $5 fee per additional rider. Staging will begin at 10:45am with kickstands up at 11:00am. The memorial ride will circle around south Cheyenne ending at the American Legion Post #6, 2001 East Lincolnway, escorted by the Cheyenne Police Department. The raffle run will begin at roughly 11:30am at the Redwood Lounge, 2105 East Lincolnway. The after-party will take place following the run around 4:00pm at AmVets Post 10, 3839 East Lincolnway.

The Empty Dish Program

The Black Dog Animal Rescue is hosting a monthly distribution day for its pet food and supply pantry program, The Empty Dish. Once per month the BDAR Adoption Center, 3619 Evans Avenue, will open on Sundays for distribution days. Persons in need of assistance feeding their pets for the month may drop-in during distribution hours and receive approximately half the monthly amount of food needed to feed their dogs and cats. Persons wishing to qualify for assistance must complete an application and demonstrate proof of need. Program qualifications are listed online at www.bdar.org. All distributions will be held from 10:00am-12:00pm on Sunday, May 15. For more information about this or any other programs offered by BDAR, please call (307)214-6600 or visit their website.

Senior Expo

The Cheyenne Family YMCA will host its Third Annual Senior Expo on Wednesday, May 25, at the YMCA, 1426 East Lincolnway, from 10:00am-1:00pm. The YMCA is looking for a wide variety of vendors who specialize in travel, adventures, activities and other services that inspire senior wellness. Spaces are $30 each and can be reserved by calling the YMCA. For more information, call Maren at (307)634-9622 ext. 19.

Antique Tractor Pull

There will be an antique tractor pull in Burns on Saturday, May 21, starting at 10:30am. Registration ends at 10:00am. 1959 or older tractors, no diesel pickups and a $20 hook fee. The pull is being hosted by KGT Pullers. For more information, call Ivan at (307)630-2288, Kim at (307)631-3903, Steve at (307)286-8446, Chris at (307)630-8618, Rebecca at (307)630-4300 or Justin at (307)770-1131.

LCCC Aqua Program

LCCC will offer water aerobics and swim classes through July at 1400 East College Drive. Water aerobics class will help you stay fit and healthy, tone and shape your body, and increase muscle flexibility. Summer classes for kids are also available at level one and level two. Don’t wait to register, classes fill up fast. Registration begins Tuesday, April 26. For more information, call (307)778-1236.

Lions Club To Host Ride For Sight

Cyclists of all ages are invited to take part in the Ride For Sight on Sunday, May 29, beginning at 6:00am, starting at the Pine Bluffs City Park, follow Highway 30 over to Highway 213, up to the junction of Highway 216, and return to the park. Pre-registration will be held at the Pine Bluffs Community Center, 708 Lawson Street, on Friday, May 20, from 3:00pm-5:00pm, and again on Saturday, May 21, at Rock On Wheels, 900 East Lincolnway, starting at 3:00pm. Late registration will be held Sunday morning, May 29, from 5:00am-7:00pm. For more information regarding registration, call Gary Roadifer at (307)421-7257 or E-mail pblionsclub@ymail.com.

Safe Kids Day

The Cheyenne YMCA and Cheyenne Regional Medical Center will be hosting the 19th annual Safe Kids Day at the YMCA, 1426 East Lincolnway, on Saturday, May 7, from 10:00am-2:00pm. There will be booths, activities and a fire engine tour. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call (307)432-2679