Issue for the week of January 18, 2019
Our Community

Weeks of January 18-January 27

The following articles are for the weeks of Weeks of January 18-January 27, 2019. If you would like to be a part of this section, stop by Traders Shoppers Guide at 2021 Warren Avenue, E-mail: info@wyotraders or fax: (307)634-8530. Any questions, please call (307)634-8895.

Trader’s Free Guide to Cheyenne Magazine

Publicize your event or show in Trader’s Publishing’s Guide to Cheyenne Schedule of Events. If your club, group or organization has a big event scheduled for later this year, get it published free of charge in our 2019-2020 Guide to Cheyenne. This free distribution magazine will feature a schedule of events beginning in April. Please submit your event’s name, location, dates, times, contact name and phone number to Trader’s Guide to Cheyenne Events, 2021 Warren Ave, Cheyenne, WY 82001 or E-mail to Heather@wyotrad no later than Friday, February 8. Events submitted are subject to space availability. Trader’s Publishing reserves the right to edit all submitted material.

Taizé Style Worship at St. Mark’s Episcopal

Please join St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 1908 Central Avenue, for a Taizé-style service on Friday evening, January 18, at 7:00pm. Come for quiet singing led by the Sancte Spiritus Taize musicians, with opportunities for stillness and reflection. They invite all to be with them for this service and possibly find a spot of calmness, serenity and peace. The doors to St. Mark’s will be open at 6:30pm for quiet meditation. The 45-minute service will begin at 7:00pm and as the custom, will be followed by a reception in the parish hall.

Art on the Y Wall

The Cheyenne Family YMCA is pleased to display the works of Merle Holguin during the month of January. You can view her artwork during YMCA regular business hours. Merle was born in the Philippines and raised in Manila. Merle pursued a career in architecture, all the while growing her passion for the arts. If you would like to feature your art at the YMCA, please contact Chris Shay at or by phone at (307)634-9622.

Monthly Meeting

The Cheyenne Astronomical Society will hold its monthly meeting Friday, January 18, at 7:00pm, at Primrose Retirement Community, 1530 Dorothy Lane, in the pub on the second floor. The program for the evening will be on Winter Constellations and sites in January skies. The meeting is free and open to the public. For more information about the club, visit their website at

Monthly Sewing Circle

Join the Holy Temple Church of God in Christ to learn and practice the art of sewing at 1517 Walnut Drive. This is a sewing outreach ministry that meets on the third Saturday each month at 11:00am. Contact them at (307)251-1261 or (307)630-1725.

Winter Hamfest 2019

Winter Hamfest 2019 will be held on Saturday, January 19, 8:00am-1:00pm. New and used ham radio equipment, vendors, prizes, forums and free licensing exams will be available at the Ranch Events Complex, 5280 Arena Circle in Loveland, Colorado. For more information contact Marcie at

Seeking Vendors

Do you sell food, merchandise, a service or just want to get the word out about a community organization or club? Become a vendor at the Laramie County Fair. The Fair hosts approximately 20,000 people over a 10 day period. If you wish to be a vendor, please complete the contract and submit with payment and required documentation to the Fair Office by the dates listed in the contract. For more information and to print out a contract, please visit, contracts may be E-mailed to, faxed to (307)634-4511, or mailed to: 3967 Archer Parkway, Cheyenne, WY 82009.

Get Mooned in the Botanic Gardens

Laramie County Library System is teaming up with the Cheyenne Botanic Gardens on Sunday, January 20, at 9:00pm to help community members witness the total lunar eclipse of the “super blood wolf moon.” Get Mooned in the Gardens will take place on the observation deck of the Botanic Garden’s Grand Conservatory, 710 South Lions Park Drive, where the Library and the Gardens will set up their telescopes to give attendees the opportunity to see a close up of the last lunar eclipse visible in Cheyenne until May 2021. For more information, please visit or call (307)634-3561.

Wyoming Women in Early Cheyenne

The Laramie County Chapter of the Wyoming State Historical Society is hosting Mary Guthrie at the Laramie County Library, Cottonwood Room, 2200 Pioneer Avenue, on Sunday, January 20, at 2:00pm. Mary will introduce the group to some Wyoming women who were instrumental in the development and success of early day Cheyenne. For more information, please call Mary Jane at (307)635-2151.

Shoe Drive

My Front Door aka Wyoming Family Homeownership Program is collecting gently used or new shoes as their fundraiser with a goal of 100 bags. You may bring shoes to their office at 100 West 4th Street or give them a call at (307)514-5831 to arrange for pick up. Want to be a collection site? They will provide the supplies to get you started. Help them end poverty one household at a time.

Annual March to the Capitol

Monday, January 21, at 12:00 noon, The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr Memorial March will begin at the Historic Depot Plaza onto Capitol Avenue proceeding to the Supreme Court Building, where marchers will assemble at the entryway to witness a short program. Principal speaker will be Michael Thomas, a Cheyenne Central High graduate now serving as Chief Deputy Marshal in Seattle, Washington. Cookies and hot chocolate will be available for marchers at 11:00am at the Depot, courtesy of Cheyenne Women’s Civic League, Cheyenne Optimist Club and the X-JWC. For more information, contact Mercedes Hunt, (605)484-0879 or Rita Watson, (307)632-2338.

People Impacted by Incarceration

Bethel Outreach will be meeting every Tuesday evening at 6:30pm in the Sage Room of the Laramie County Library, 2200 Pioneer Avenue. If you have been recently released from prison, need help finding a job, getting to work, continuing your education, finding a place to live or if you have someone you love who has been recently incarcerated and don’t know what to do, this group is for you! For more information, please call (307)701-0944 or (307)509-9982.

Cheyenne Lady Newcomers Crafts

Cheyenne Lady Newcomers and Friends will meet for crafts on Wednesday, January 23, at 1:00pm, at Grace Methodist Church, 2950 Spruce Drive. The project will be Yo-Yo cupcakes. For more information, please call Janice at (307)638-0970.

Autism Support Group

An Autism Support Group will meet on Wednesday, January 23, at 6:30pm, in the Windflower Room on the third floor of the Laramie County Library located at 2200 Pioneer Avenue. This group is for anyone who knows an autistic child who would like to give or receive support. For more information, please call Susan Brown at (307)275-2241.

Prairie Garden Club Meeting

The Prairie Garden Club will meet on Thursday, January 24, from 6:30pm-8:00pm, at the Laramie County Library, 2200 Pioneer Avenue. They will be discussing growing vines presented by Martha Mullikin and Wendy Douglas.

Habitat Hero Lectures and Workshop

Cheyenne - High Plains Audubon Society and the Cheyenne Botanic Gardens are presenting the fifth annual Habitat Hero lectures and workshop on Saturday, January 26, “Native Pollinators and Native Plants: How They Flourish Together.” The lectures begin at 8:30am and the hands-on winter-sowing workshop ends at 4:00pm at the Cheyenne Botanic Gardens, 710 South Lions Park Drive. The $20 fee, which includes lunch, can be paid through For information, contact Mark Gorges at (307)287-4953 or Habitat Hero is a program of the Audubon Rockies regional office of the National Audubon Society which encourages property owners to plant for bees, birds, butterflies and other wildlife and to reduce water usage,

Our Community Deadlines

Does your not-for-profit club or organization have an event coming up that you would like publicized? Submit a paragraph with who, what, when, where and contact information and we’ll put it in Trader’s “Our Community” section at no charge on a space available basis. The deadline is Tuesday at noon. For more information, call (307)634-8895.

Annual Gun Show

The Cheyenne Rifle & Pistol Club, 2621 East 7th Street, will hold their annual gun show on Saturday, January 26, from 8:00am-5:00pm and Sunday, January 27, from 9:00am-3:00pm. Admission is $5, children under 12 are free. There will be guns, ammo, knives, reloading equipment and much more, everything from new to collectable. A concession stand will be open during the show. For information, please contact Mike Christmann at (307)640-0033 or

TRIO Open House

TRIO Educational Opportunity Centers is holding an Open House on Thursday, January 31, from 5:00pm-7:00pm, at Laramie County Community College, 1400 College Drive, in the Pathfinder Building Room 432, regarding free college access and success services for residents of Laramie County. TRIO programs assist individuals 9th grade through adult. Services include academic assistance, applying for financial aid and college admissions assistance. There will also be door prizes and light refreshments. For more information, please call (307)778-4376.

Arts Cheyenne

There is always something happening in Cheyenne! Fine and performing arts, culture and science. For details and calendar of events, please visit them online at

Give Kids a Smile Day Free Dental Clinic

There will be a free dental clinic for uninsured children age 2-18 years, without a dental home, on Saturday, February 2, from 8:00am-2:30pm, at the Laramie County Community College, Science Building, Dental Hygiene Clinic. Services available will be: Exams, cleanings, x-rays and fluoride treatments. For appointments, please contact the Wyoming Delta Dental Foundation at (307)632-3313. This event is sponsored by: Southeast Wyoming Dental District, Wyoming Delta Dental Foundation and LCCC Dental Hygiene Program.

Senior Companion Program Needs You

The Wyoming Senior Companion Program provides free assistance to any adult age 21 and over who may need help in order to remain living independently at home. The program is nationally funded by the Corporation for National and Community Service and by the Wyoming State Department of Health Senior Services Division and United Way. (307)634-1010 or toll free, (877)634-1005.

Pull Tab Donations Benefit Shrine Club

The Cheyenne Shrine Club, in the Memory of Tom Tammen, is asking for donations of pull tabs from aluminum cans. After being recycled, the funds generated will go to the Cheyenne Shrine Club Travel Fund which is used solely to send Shrine Kids and parents to either Salt Lake City or to one of 21 other Shrine Hospitals that perform orthopedic, burn or cleft palate care. For information, contact Diane Tammen at (307)638-3341, or drop off your tabs at Underwood Flowers, 2121 Central Avenue.