Issue for the week of April 9, 2021
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Weeks of April 9-April 18

The following articles are for the weeks of April 9-April 18. 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 Office Hours

Trader’s office hours are 8:00am-3:00pm, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. We are open Wednesday from 8:00am-4:00pm. If you would like to place an ad outside these hours you may phone in your ad by calling (307)634-8895 and leaving your ad, contact name and phone number on our voicemail. You may also place your ad online at wyotraders.com. Our weekly deadline is 4:00pm Wednesday.

VFW 1881 Craft and Flea Market Show

VFW 1881, 2816 East 7th Street, is having a craft and flea market show that everyone is welcome to come and see on Saturday, April 10, from 9:00am to 3:00pm. Lunch will also be served so come enjoy and support your local Veterans. Please call Suzie at (307)632-4053 if you have any questions.

Volunteers Needed

The Cheyenne Therapeutic Equestrian Center is in need of volunteers for the riding season. All positions available and prior horse experience is not necessary. The only requirement is friendly smiles and a great attitude. If you are interested in working with horses, people with special needs and veterans then this is the opportunity for you! Call the office at (307)432-2585.

Virtual Kindermusic

Join Laura Sutton from Rhythm & You for a fun time with book, music and movement on Saturday, April 10, from 10:00am to 10:30am. Come to the second floor of the Laramie County Library, 2200 Pioneer Avenue, for a free rhythm kit or request one using the Library’s curbside pick-up to join in the fun! RSVP for this event at https://lclsonline.org/calender to receive the Zoom link via email, event for ages 2 to 5.

The Cheyenne Engineers’ Club

The Cheyenne Engineers’ Club will be meeting on Tuesday, April 13, at 5:30pm, at the Red Lion Hotel, 204 West Fox Farm Road. Social time begins at 5:30pm with dinner at 6:00pm. The program will feature Bill Zink, Physical Plant Director of Laramie County Community College, on the construction of the new dormitory and Fine Arts building remodel. Please confirm your attendance by emailing your RSVP to Nathan Groh at Nathan.Groh@Blackhillscorp.com.

Registration Open for Girls Fast Pitch Softball

The City of Cheyenne’s Recreation Division is accepting player registrations for its 2021 Girls Fast Pitch Softball League. Girls ages 7-18 years old are welcome. Participants must be no younger than 7 years old and no older than 18 years old by start of games on June 7. Late registration will close for good on April 15. The cost to participate is $60 per player. If registration is turned in after April 1, a $25 late fee will be incurred. Register online at www.cheyennerec.org, or call the Kiwanis Community House at (307)637-6423 to make an appointment. If you have any additional questions, please call Michael Edwards at (307)773-1039.

Raise the Roof Fundraiser For the Historic YMCA

Please join us for a fund raising event to benefit the historic YMCA building in Sunrise, Wyoming, on Saturday, May 15, from 2:00pm to 4:00pm. Chili and deserts will be served. Your tax deductible donation helps with preservation projects: New roof, electrical, HVAC and plumbing. If you cannot attend, you can still help: (307)575-0333, SHAPPS a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Drug and Alcohol Education.

Healing Rooms of Cheyenne

The Healing Rooms of Cheyenne are open to anyone in need of prayer for healing and/or an encouraging word. They are open every Thursday, from 6:30pm-7:30pm, at the Moment Wellness Studio, 1020 East Pershing Boulevard. Call (307)206-4330. Everyone is welcome.

Free Help Provided

The Senior Companion Program provides visits and other free supportive services such as grocery shopping and home management assistance to homebound, disabled, lonely or frail elderly persons around Wyoming. Senior Citizens over 55 volunteer to serve their peers by visiting weekly and helping with tasks which have become difficult for persons who live alone, but choose to live independently and age in place. Companions also provide respite services for caregivers so that they might have a break from care giving for a short time. If interested, please call Nita at (307)634-1010 or 1(877)634-1005 toll free.

Big Brothers Needs Volunteers

Do you enjoy hunting, fishing and sports? Building things? Would you like a buddy to tag along with you? Big Brothers Big Sisters needs you! The organization is currently experiencing a lack of male volunteers. Find a buddy to hang out with, mentor and build a friendship. Big Brothers Big Sisters offers a variety of options for involvement, flexibility to fit your schedule and freedom of choice in your activities. For additional details about volunteering, please call (307)514-3383 or check them out online at wyobbbs.org.

Laramie County Library to Reopen Meeting Rooms

Laramie County Library System, 2200 Pioneer Avenue, will reopen three meeting rooms at limited capacity and eliminate three hour time limit for all visitors while maintaining mask requirement on Monday, April 12. The Cottonwood Room will be available to be reserved for a maximum of 57 people, the Sunflower Room for 10 people and the Windflower room for 4. Reservations can be made by visiting https://lclsonline.org/services/meetingrooms/.

Alcoholics Anonymous

Have you been affected by someone else’s drinking? Al-Anon can help. Call AA/A-Anon hotline at (307)632-7706 or go to www.wyomingal-anon.org for information and meetings.

Craft Group Meeting at Grace Hall

Scrappy Crafters will meet Saturday, April 10, from 11:00am-4:00pm, in Grace Hall at 2950 Spruce Drive. Everyone is welcome. Bring whatever you are working on, be it scrapbooking, paper crafting, knitting, coloring or whatever you wish. Lunch will be served at 1:00pm. If you would like to bring chocolate or a friend, please do. To RSVP or for more information call Pam at (307)637-5193.

Virtual Family Bingo at the Library

The Laramie County Library, 2200 Pioneer Avenue, will host family bingo night on Wednesday, April 21, from 6:00pm-7:00pm. Pick up your bingo cards between April 14 and 21 on the second floor of the library or utilize the curbside pickup service. RSVP for the event at https://lclsonline.org/calendar/ to receive the Zoom link via email.

Cheyenne Arts Project Workshop

“Get Ready, Set, Go!” is a do-it-yourself art workshop to be held on Saturday, April 10, from 9:00am-noon, hosted at the Cheyenne Artists Guild, 1701 Morrie Avenue, in Holliday Park. The workshop is free and will provide a guide and practical suggestions for artists and craftspeople wanting to begin building their portfolios. Local artists Terry Kreuzer and Georgia Rowswell will present the workshop. Registration is required by contacting Cheyenne Artists Guild at (307)632-2263, CAG.officemanager@gmail.com or Terry Kreuzer (307)214-3932, tkreuzer@terrykreuzer.com.

LCCC Announces Plans to Fully Reopen for Fall 2021

Laramie County Community College, 1400 East College Drive, will be resuming traditional course offerings beginning with the summer of 2021 semester and will be fully open for fall semester. Summer and fall registration for currently enrolled students was April 6 and for all students on April 13. Last spring the college moved to primarily virtual educational offerings and services in response to COVID-19. With trends of decreasing cases of COVID-19 and increase in availability of vaccines, LCCC will also increase the number of students living on campus in the fall of 2021. Laramie County Community College will be able to provide a residential living experience to more than 600 students!

Registration for Youth Lacrosse and Pickleball

The City of Cheyenne’s Recreational Division is now accepting registration for its 2021 Youth Lacrosse Fundamentals Program as well as its 2021 Summer Pickleball classes. The Youth Lacrosse Program will begin on May 25 with registration closing April 29. Registration cost is $30 per child. This is meant to be an introduction program to the sport of Lacrosse, so there will not be any games, instead there will be practice twice a week for six weeks to get children familiar with the sport. Pickleball registration will close April 29, as well, with classes beginning June 1 with a limit of 12 participants. Classes will be held Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 9:30am to 11:30am at Martin Luther King Jr Park, Ames Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr Court, the cost is $50 per person and is open to all ages. Registration packets for both programs available at Kiwanis Community House, 4603 Lions Park Drive, from 7:30am to 4:30pm or online at www.Cheyennerec.org. If you have additional questions please contact Michael Edwards at 307-773-1039 or medwards@cheyennecity.org.

DADS Program

Applications are currently being accepted for the DADS program, where you can earn a Class A CDL, a certification in heavy equipment operation and life skills needed to better provide for your family. You can pick up an application at the Cheyenne Workforce Center, 1510 East Pershing Boulevard or call (307)777-3639 or (307)777-3454.

Superday Scheduled for Saturday, June 26

The City of Cheyenne and the Superday Presenting Sponsor, HollyFrontier Renewables, are excited to announce that 2021 Superday will be held Saturday, June 26, from 10:00am to 4:00pm, at the south end of Lions Park, 4603 Lions Park Drive. This event will be spread out around the park to continue being mindful of social distancing. Registration and applications for food vendors, community vendors, 5K Tour de Prairie, Chalk Art Festival and the Volleyball Tournament can be found at www.CheyenneRec.org/Superday.

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 ArtsCheyenne.com.

Child Immunizations

If you have missed getting your child vaccinated due to the COVID-19 pandemic, don’t worry, the Cheyenne-Laramie County Health Department can get you caught up on all of your vaccinations. Vaccines are one of the best ways parents can now protect their children from disease, and now more than ever, we need to make sure the community is safe from preventable diseases. Come visit the local public health nurse, walk-ins welcome, at Cheyenne-Laramie County Health Department, 100 Central Avenue or call at (307)633-4000.