Issue for the week of November 17, 2017
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Weeks of November 17-November 26

The following articles are for the weeks of Weeks of November 17-November 26, 2017. 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 Shopper’s Guide Early Deadline

Trader’s Shopper’s Guide’s early deadline for the Friday, November 24, issue will be Tuesday, November 21, at 5:30pm. Our office will be closed Thursday-Friday, November 23-24, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. All classified and display ads must be turned in by 5:30pm on Tuesday, November 21. Have a safe and happy Thanksgiving!

Monthly Meeting

The Cheyenne Astronomical Society will hold its monthly meeting Friday, November 17, at 7:00pm, at Primrose Retirement Community, 1530 Dorothy Lane, in the pub on the second floor. The program for the evening will feature a presentation on Standard Candles. The meeting is free and open to the public. For more information about the club visit their website at http://www.killerrabbit.co.

Muley Fanatic Foundation Banquet

The 2017 Muley Fanatic Foundation Southeast Wyoming Chapter Banquet will be held Saturday, November 18th, in the Grand Ballroom, at Little America, 2800 West Lincolnway. Doors open at 3:30pm, dinner at 6:30pm. Single tickets are $60, couples $100, youth $25, 9 and under free, sponsor tables are also available ranging from $800-$1,200, tickets may be purchased at mffsewy.com or call (307)287-0272.

Thanksgiving Day Dinner Cancelled

After 33 years of joyfully providing free meals on Thanksgiving Day to the Cheyenne community, the members of Unity Missionary Baptist Church deeply regret to announce that they will not provide the meals this year or in future years. Due to an aging and declining church membership, they made the difficult decision to cancel the dinner.

Remembering Our Fallen

Laramie County Community College has the honor of being selected to host “Remembering Our Fallen,” a national memorial honoring those in the military who perished in The War on Terror. The memorial can be viewed 8:00am-8:00pm, from Friday, November 17 through Sunday, November 26, excluding Thanksgiving day. The multiple photographic towers that comprise this memorial will be on display in the Clay Pathfinder Building on the LCCC Campus, 1400 East College Drive. Support for this memorial is provided by the LCCC Student Veterans of America Chapter and Wyoming Rib & Chop. For more information, visit www.rememberingourfallen.org or call (307)778-4385.

Food Pantry Donations

The True Vine Community Church assists many families that are homeless, low income and elderly. They are currently low on funds and the food pantry is bare. They are asking the community to assist in restocking the food pantry with non-perishable items. For more information, please contact the True Vine Community Church at (307)632-6496.

Kids’ November Saturday Workshop

The Cheyenne Frontier Days™ Old West Museum, 4610 Carey Avenue, will be holding a kids’ workshop on Saturday, November 18, from 9:30am-11:30am. This month’s activity ties into their Native Realities: A 21st Century Western Self-identity exhibit. Kids will create a Winter Count “Animal Hide” painting. Cost is $5 for Museum members and $10 for non-members. The fee includes all of the materials. Seating is limited, please RSVP to Megan Hesser at megan.hesser@oldwestmuseum.org or call (307)778-7289.

Craft and Gift Sale

The 7th Annual AMEND Craft and Gift Sale will be held at Grace United Methodist Church, 2950 Spruce Street, from 8:00am-3:00pm, on Saturday, November 18. There will be over 20 vendors with everything from Christmas crafts to crochet items to gifts of personal safety. Come to shop and stay for lunch.

Wyoming State Historical Society

The Laramie County Chapter of the Wyoming State Historical Society will host speaker Michael Kassel, who will be speaking on the topic of Cheyenne’s Early Aviation History on Sunday, November 19, at 2:00pm, in the Cottonwood Room of the Laramie County Library, 2200 Pioneer Avenue.

Sock Hop

The American Legion Post 6 Auxiliary will be holding a Sock Hop on Saturday, November 18, from 5:00pm-11:00pm, at the American Legion Post 6, 2001 East Lincolnway. Cost is $15 per person and includes a meal.

Holy Apostles Open House

Holy Apostles Orthodox Christian Church of Cheyenne, 9505 Hynds Boulevard, will be holding an open house on Saturday, November 18, from 11:00am-2:00pm, including church tours, kids activities, refreshments, as well as meet and greet with church members and Presiding Priest, Father Christopher Xanthos. The drawing for the Cadillac Chance raffle will occur at 1:30pm during the open house. Tickets continue to be available at www.cadillacchance.com. For more information, please visit www.holyapostlescheyenne.com or call (307)514-5347.

Benefit Dinner

There will be a benefit dinner held to assist in coverage of medical expenses for Michelle Webber on Saturday, November 18, from 4:00pm-9:00pm, at the GI Forum, 619 South Greeley Highway. They will be serving beef and bean burrito plates. Adult plates will be $8 or $10 smothered in green chili, kids half burrito plate, $6.

Free GED, ESL and Childcare

Wyoming Family Literacy is accepting applications for their program. If you have a child under the age of 8 and are in need of your GED or English as a Second Language, they can help. Call the Cheyenne Center at (307)433-0393 for information.

Birdwatching Field Trip

Cheyenne - High Plains Audubon Society is planning a field trip on Saturday, November 18, to Colorado’s Front Range lakes, from Wellington to Windsor, to look for waterfowl. People of all levels of bird expertise are welcome. The trip is free and open to the public. Participants will leave from the Lions Park Children’s Village parking lot, 616 South Lions Park Drive, at 8:00am, carpooling may be available, expect to return around 1:00pm. Please contact Mark for more information, or to be put on the list to be notified of any change due to weather at (307)287-4953.

Dutch Lunch

Cheyenne Lady Newcomers and Friends will meet for dutch lunch on Tuesday, November 21, at Applebee’s Restaurant, 1401 Dell Range Boulevard, at 11:30am. Call Lorraine at (203)650-1938 to RSVP by noon on Sunday, November 19.

Concert at First United Methodist

The concert “A ‘Feastival’ of Music in the Chancel!” will be held on Sunday, November 19, 3:00pm, at the First United Methodist Church, 108 East 18th Street. Enjoy many different styles of music through dance, voice and instruments. The concert will feature the FUMC Music Ministries and the Capital City Brass. For information, call (307)632-1410.

­Navigating Medicare and Medicaid

The Wyoming Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association® is presenting a free workshop on navigating Medicare and Medicaid on Sunday, November 19, from 1:30pm-3:30pm, in the Willow Room at the Laramie County Library, 2200 Pioneer Avenue. This program is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact the Alzheimer’s Association-Wyoming Chapter at (307)316-2682 extension 8295.

Open House

Cheyenne Regional Medical Center will host open houses in November and December for community members who have questions abut CRMC’s billing, finance, medical records, MyChart and financial assistance, charity care services. Enroll Wyoming navigators will also be available to help Laramie County residents with general insurance questions or who need to enroll for insurance on the federal healthcare marketplace. The open houses will be held at CRMC’s East campus, 2600 East 18th Street, from 5:30pm-7:30pm, on November 21 and 28, December 5 and 12. No RSVP is required to attend. For more information, please call (307)773-8237.

Wreaths Across America

Civil Air Patrol, Cheyenne Composite Squadron, is participating in Wreaths Across America. Each December on National Wreaths Across America Day, CAP continues the tradition to remember the fallen U.S. Veterans, honor those who serve and teach children the value of freedom. This is carried out by coordinated wreath-laying ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery, as well as over 1,200 additional cemeteries. Cheyenne wreaths may be purchased online at https://wreaths.fastport.com with search by code: CO0082P, deadline is Monday, November 27. For information, visit www.WreathsAcrossAmerica.org or locally, Captain Jan Johnson at j.johnson.cap@gmail.com.

­2nd Annual 8-Ball Team Tournament

The 2nd Annual 8-Ball Tournament will be held Friday, December 1 through Sunday, December 3, at the Radisson, 204 West Fox Farm Road, beginning at 3:00pm with a full field calcutta, with 15% of monies benefitting Cheyenne Special Olympics. Table sponsorship is available, limited amount, contact, CHAT at (307)433-1110. They are looking for raffle and silent auction items also. Entry deadline is Monday, November 27. For tournament information, please contact Jodi Stensgaard at (307)630-6617. This event is brought to you by the Capital City Pool Players League.

Babysitting Class and Certification

The Cheyenne Family YMCA will provide area youth an opportunity to become certified in skills needed for babysitting. The Super Sitters Class will be held Monday, November 27, from 6:00pm-8:00pm for young people 10-14 years old. Come to the YMCA, 1426 East Lincolnway, to register. For more information, please contact Chris at (307)634-9622.

Too Busy to Bake

The 17th Annual Handmade Crafts, Holiday Cookies and Treats Sale will be held Saturday, December 2, 8:00am-3:00pm, at Frontier United Methodist Church, 1888 East Four Mile Road. Breakfast and lunch will be available for purchase.

Boy Scouts Food Drive

The Cheyenne area Boy Scouts will be collecting food to help stock the pantry of Needs Inc. on Saturday, December 2, from 9:00am-3:00pm, at the following locations: Albertson’s North, 5800 Yellowstone Road, Albertson’s East, 3355 East Pershing Boulevard, Walmart, 580 Livingston Avenue, Safeway, 700 South Greeley Highway and Natural Grocer’s, 5116 Frontier Mall Drive #400. Please help the Boys Scouts and Needs Inc. help those in need by donation any non-perishable food items at one of these locations.

Cheyenne Winter Farmers’ Market

The Cheyenne Winter Farmers’ Market will be held Saturday, December 2, from 10:00am-2:00pm, located inside the warm and cozy Cheyenne Depot, 121 West 15th Street. The market will feature locally produced foods and local crafts, including local winter vegetables, local meats, cheeses, goat’s milk, eggs, baked goods, salsa, burritos, barbeque, smoked salmon, kimchi, dumplings, fried rice, fancy peanut and almond butters, jams, jellies, honey, preserved foods, coffee and tea, pies and cheesecakes, natural body, spice rubs and more.

Recover Wyoming

Recover Wyoming is hosting a reading from “Watch My Rising: A Recovery Anthology” on Tuesday, December 5, in the Sunflower Room at the Laramie County Library, 2200 Pioneer Avenue, at 7:00pm. The anthology includes poetry and short stories by persons in recovery from addiction and their families. Light refreshments will be provided. This is free and open to the public. For information, please contact Recover Wyoming at (307)421-7261.

Hall of Fame Nominations

The nomination forms for the 2018 Cheyenne Frontier Days™ Hall of Fame Class are now available. Nomination forms are available at the Cheyenne Frontier Days™ Old West Museum, 4610 Carey Avenue, online at www.oldwestmuseum.org, or send a letter explaining why your candidate is the best choice for the Cheyenne Frontier Days™ Hall of Fame. All nominations must be post-marked by Sunday, December 31, 2017. For more information, please contact Daniek Long, Registrar, at daniek.long@oldwestmuseum.org.