Gov. Gordon to speak in Gillette on Thursday

Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon will be in Gillette this week to give the keynote address at the annual Chamber of Commerce Governor’s Luncheon that starts at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Cam-plex Energy Hall.

Tickets are $35 for chamber members and $45 for nonmembers.

For more information, call 307-682-3673.

‘Peter Pan’ adaptation on stage this Friday

Cam-plex will host an event that seeks to teach children about the power of choices and help them focus on what they want to do in life.

DLUX Puppets is presenting a multimedia adaptation of “Peter Pan” that will feature state-of-the-art digitally projected scenery with high-quality, life-sized puppetry actors and popular songs from the 1950s to 1980s.

It begins at 6:30 p.m. Friday at the Cam-plex Heritage Center Theater.

Tickets are $12, which can be bought through the Cam-plex website.

Prepare for a day of spring shopping

The YES House Foundation will host a spring bazaar this weekend to raise money for the organization.

As of last week, 44 booths had been sold for the bazaar. The deadline to sign up for a booth is Wednesday.

People can expect to see an array of products ranging from homemade fudge to jewelry.

To sign up or for more information, contact Mary Meleragno at 307-696-3670.

State to have outreach services for veterans

The Wyoming Veterans Commission will conduct community outreach services across the state this month, including in Gillette.

Sandy McFarland will be available to meet with vets and their families to talk about state and federal veterans benefits, Department of Veterans Affairs claims or VA health care.

McFarland’s Gillette office is located at 551 Running W Drive, Suite 100.

She also make appearances in other northeast Wyoming communities in May:

  • Newcastle: From 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. every Thursday at the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, 22922 Highway 85.
  • Upton: 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. May 11 at the Upton Senior Center, 703 Ash St.
  • Hulett: 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. May 14 at the Hulett Senior Center, 145 Main St.
  • Wright: 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. May 19 at the Wright Public Library, 305 Wright Blvd.
  • Sundance: 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 pm. May 28 at the Sundance Senior Center, 220 N. Second St.

To schedule an appointment, contact McFarland at 307-696-5048.

Learn how to fix your credit score Monday

Campbell County Public Library’s May Money Monday Class will focus on credit.

Michelle Vigil, University of Wyoming Community Development Extension educator, will talk about credit scores: how they are generated, how they affect interest rates and how people can increase their scores.

The free class will happen from 6-7 p.m. May 10 at 2101 S. 4J Road.

Stock Growers to host leadership discussion

The Wyoming Stock Growers Association and the association’s Young Producers Assembly are hosting an educational event later this month.

The event, called Business Leadership on Your Ranch, will happen from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 20 at the Ramada Plaza.

The goal of the event is to provide the necessary tools for people in the agriculture industry to impact change for the better, whether it relates to their own operations, local or regional issues or national policies.

The event will begin with opening remarks by Wyoming Stock Growers Association President Scott Sims and Youth Producers Assembly President Sage Askin. They will be followed by a presentation by Dallas Mount of Ranch Management Consultants on “Finding Your Area of Influence in the Business.”

Jim Magagna, executive vice president of the Wyoming Stock Growers Association, will also lead a discussion focusing on ag issues and ways families and ranchers can address policy or legislative concerns in Campbell County.

Registration opens at 10 a.m. the day of the event and it is $50. The fee includes lunch.

For more information, visit the Wyoming Stock Growers Association and WSGA’s Young Producer’s Assembly Facebook pages or wygsa.org.

If people are interesting in being an event sponsor or placing an advertisement to be displayed at the event, contact Haley Clark at 307-260-8983.

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