Community Calendar: March 6, 2018

Grief group forming in Torrington

TORRINGTON – Dealing with grief and the loss of a loved one will be the focus of a support group forming now at the Goshen County Senior Friendship
Center here.

The support group will meet from 10 to 11 a.m. on Thursdays, for 13 weekly sessions, beginning March 1.

Facilitator Judy Chaffin will use the GriefShare program model to lead participants through the grieving process. Discussion will include recovering from loss, understanding the normal process of grieving, dealing with anger and understanding everyone grieves differently, at their own pace.

The purpose of the group will be to assist individuals as they move through the grieving process and rebuild their lives.

For more information, call Linda Crockett at the Senior Center, (307) 532-2796 or drop in at 216 E. 19th Ave. in Torrington.

Rotary to host wine gala

TORRINGTON – The Torrington Rotary Club is gearing up for its 17th annual Rotary Wine Tasting Gala.

The gala this year is scheduled for 5:30 to 8 p.m. Friday, March 16, at the Rendezvous Center on the Goshen County Fairgrounds campus in Torrington. Tickets for the event are $30 and may be purchased from any Rotary Club member or by contacting Joe Guth, (307) 532-2111.

Historical Society program announced

TORRINGTON – Rick Ewig will be special guest speaker for a program this month, presented by the Goshen County Historical Society.

The program is set for 7 p.m., Tuesday, March 27, in the community room at Platte Valley Bank in Torrington. The program is free and the public is invited to attend.

Ewig will talk about his new book on Wyoming’s capital city, Cheyenne: A Sesquicentennial History, covering the more than 150-year history of the community that’s served as the cornerstone for industry, tourism, military history and politics for the state. The program will touch on the impacts these issues have had state wide.

Ewig retired in 2016 after serving 19 years as associate director of the American Heritage center at the University of Wyoming. He is a past president of the Wyoming State Historical Society and has edited the Annals of Wyoming magazine since the late 1980s.

Job Expo returns to EWC

TORRINGTON – Eastern Wyoming College will host its annual Job Expo, set for Tuesday, April 17, in the Petsch Center Gymnasium on the campus in Torrington.

The Expo will be open to the general public from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. To register a business or company, or for additional information, contact Jo Ellen Keigley at
(307) 532-8288.

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