Issue for the week of March 5, 2021
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Weeks of March 5-14

The following articles are for the weeks of March 5-14. 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.

Beacon Hill Church Craft Fair

Beacon Hill Church, 3411 Cleveland Avenue, is having a craft fair with The Coffee Cove, on Saturday, March 6, from 10:00am-2:00pm. There will be over 25 vendors and childcare will be available for shoppers for 30 minutes max.

Zonta Club Seeks Entries for Annual Art Contest

Shatter The Silence is the overall theme of the 2021 Zonta Club of Cheyenne Art Contest. Entries are being sought from Wyoming artists for this year’s virtual art contest to raise awareness of human trafficking, domestic/gender violence and child marriage in the state of Wyoming. Art in any of the following mediums is welcome: 2D contemporary, 3D sculpture, digital art or photography. Entries must be submitted no later then 11:59pm on Sunday, March 7. Information may be found at https://www.cheyennezonta.org/ or by contacting Ilaine Brown at ilainewyzontian@yahoo.com.

VFW Post 11453

Frontier Post is a non-drinking, non-smoking Veterans organization that meets the 2nd Tuesday each month, 7:00pm, at the Orchard Valley Recreation Building, 2111 South 1st Avenue. Frontier Post invites eligible veterans to apply for membership. (307)509-0839, vfw11453.org.

40th Annual Western Spirit Juried Art Show

The Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum is pleased to announce the 40th Annual Western Spirit Juried Art Show and Sale Virtual Art Seminar. The virtual art seminar will take place on Saturday, March 6, from 9:00am-3:30pm. The Seminar is open to the public and tickets for the seminar may be purchased online at https://west ernspiritartshow.org/products/2021-western-spir it-art-show-seminar-tickets.

The All-City Children’s Chorus

The All-City Children’s Chorus will present its third concert of the season entitled “Love” on Saturday, March 6, at 4:00pm, at the Cheyenne Civic Center, 510 West 20th Street. Admission is free but a reserved ticket is required. To receive a ticket please contact Mary Ann Fritz at maryann.fritz@laramie1.org or call (307)771-2275 to leave your name, phone number and how many tickets you would like. Any remaining tickets will be available at the door. COVID guidelines will be followed and audience members are asked to wear a mask and sit only with members of their household at the concert. The concert will also be live streamed on Facebook at Facebook.com/Cheyenne-All-City-Childrens-Chorus-32933019537. The concert choir under the direction of Vincent Mingils and the Lyric Choir under the direction of Debbie Mathews will both be performing during the concert.

The Cheyenne Engineers Club March Meeting

The Cheyenne Engineers Club will be meeting on Tuesday, March 9, 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 Tom Mason, Director of Cheyenne Metropolitan Planning Organization, presenting on the recently approved Connect 2045 long range plan. Please contact, Nathan Groh at nathan.groh@blackhillscorp.com for attendance details.

Artwalk

The Cheyenne Artwalk takes place on the second Thursday of each month from 5:00pm-8:00pm. There are various locations and featured artists. Please visit cheyenneartwalk.com for full details.

WYSAIL Raffle

WYSAIL is an organization to provide opportunities for those with intellectual and developmental disabilities. They focus on making the maximum positive effort for the community. Their members and volunteers provide the momentum that helps them affect change. Using data driven models, they provide solutions that make a long-lasting difference. They will be raffling off an AR-15 donated by Stagg Arms. The raffle will end on Friday, March 12. Tickets are $25 each or 5 for $100. For more information, go to wyosail.org.

Home Canning Class

Interested in preserving fruits and vegetables, salsas and sauces? UW Extension is offering a one-day Home Canning course which covers canning, preserving and pickling. The class will be at the UW Extension office on the LCCC campus, 1400 East College Drive, from 9:00am-3:00pm, on Saturday, March 13. Participants will learn about safe canning and make a couple recipes. An online broadcast is also available. For registration, go to uwyoextension.eventbrite.com. For any questions, please contact Cole Ehmke at cehmke@uwyo.edu.

Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care Program

Cheyenne Regional Medical Center, 214 East 23rd Street, will be offering a new Alzheimer’s and Dementia care program starting Monday, March 1. The program is designed to help patients and family members address and manage the complex medical, emotional, behavioral and social needs of Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia. More information about the program is available by calling (307)275-1063 or Dementiacare@crm cwy.org.

Urban Forestry Division to Host Photo Contest

The City of Cheyenne Urban Forestry Division is looking for the next cover photo for its newly updated Lions Park Tree Walk brochure. The photo must include one or more trees from Lions Park and can be either a current or past photo. Only one photo per person will be accepted. The winning photo will be chosen by Urban Forestry and credited in the brochure. The winning photo will also be used to promote the Tree Walk on social media and in other print and digital formats. When complete, the Tree Walk brochure will be available to the public at the Urban Forestry Office, 520 West 8th Avenue. Completion of the brochure is scheduled for May. Please submit your photo at: https://forms.gle/RDqDPYx6zkje1rQE9. Please make sure your submission is print quality. The deadline for submission is Thursday, April 1. Call the Forestry Division at (307)637-6428 or email: jhardy@chey ennecity.org.

Cheyenne Botanic Gardens Spring Series

Help your kids beat the indoor blues during Spring Break with a new offering from the Paul Smith Children’s Village at the Cheyenne Botanic Gardens, 710 South Lions Park Drive. Each day there will be a Zoom class designed for children ages 8-12, that will include a short lesson on the science behind the activity and time to create the day’s project. Some children may need assistance from an adult. The Spring “Break the Boredom” Series will run Monday-Friday, March 29-April 2, 10:00am-11:00am, each day. All materials will be provided and must be picked up from the Children’s Village the week of Tuesday-Saturday, March 23-27, between 10:00am-3:00pm. Zoom links will be emailed on March 26. Tickets are $10 per day or $30 for the whole series, the link to purchase all five classes or pick the ones desired is www.botanic.org/classes.

West Edge Zoning Workshop Online

The West Edge Zoning Workshop held on Tuesday, February 23, has been recorded and is online at www.cheyennecity.org/WestEdgeMeeting. Users will be able to view the public meeting recording and follow along with the presentation at www.menti.com to share their thoughts with access code 13 60 38. The Menti presentation will be available for feedback until Monday, March 15. The Planning and Development Department encourages participation and input to bring the West Edge vision to life! For more questions, please contact Mark Christensen at (307)637-6352 or mchristensen@cheyennecity.org.

Carpenter Elementary School Enrollment

Do you live in Laramie County School District 2? Do you have a child who will be five years old as of August 1, 2021? If so Carpenter Elementary School invites you to bring your prospective kindergartener for screening on Friday, March 19. Please call the Carpenter school office at (307)245-4180 to set up an appointment for your child to be screened. All children being screened will need to bring their birth certificate, social security card and a current immunization record on this day. They are looking forward to meeting you and your kindergartener! If your child will be five years old by September 15, 2021 they may qualify for a waiver to be accepted into Kindergarten. This will be granted on an individual case basis.

Registration Open for Adult Softball League

Registration is now open for the City of Cheyenne men’s and women’s Adult Slow Pitch Softball League. The league offers divisions for all skill levels from first-year players to those who have been playing for years. All players must be 16 years of age or older to participate in this league. Early registration will close on Thursday, April 8, with late registration running from April 9-April 23 where a $50 late fee will be added. Registration forms and information can be found online at www.chey ennerec.org or in person at the Kiwanis Community House, 4603 Lions Park Drive. Contact Tyler Feezer at (307)637-6408 or tfeezer@cheyennecity.org with any questions.

Blue Foundation Announces Scholarships

Blue Federal Credit Union and Blue Foundation is proud to once again offer a total of $12,500 in higher education scholarships this year to members of the credit union. Six scholarships of $2,000 each, through Blue Foundation Scholarship in memory of Myrtle Knight, will be awarded to current high school seniors who are current members of Blue Federal Credit Union. The Shirley Howard Blue Foundation Scholarship of $500 will also be awarded to a student attending Laramie County Community College in Wyoming. The Blue Scholarship application is due by April 1. Full details can be found at www.bluefcu.com/scholarship.

Registration Open for Girls Fastpitch Softball

The City of Cheyenne’s Recreation Division is now 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. Early registration for this league will end on April 1 and 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 Michael Edwards at (307)773-1039.