Thank you to our Community Partners!
The Chamber Community Partners are Chamber businesses or organizations who make an additional monetary investment in the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce to further our work. Their enhanced memberships helps expand the services the Chamber is able to offer and demonstrates the Community Partner’s commitment to the continued promotion, protection and prosperity of the Sheridan County business community.
If you’d like to learn more about becoming a community partner, contact the Chamber’s Chief Executive Officer, Dixie Johnson.
Our PLATINUM Community Partners –
Cloud Peak Energy Inc. is headquartered in Wyoming and is one of the largest U.S. coal producers and the only pure-play Powder River Basin coal company. As one of the safest coal producers in the nation, Cloud Peak Energy mines low sulfur, subbituminous coal and provides logistics supply services. The Company owns and operates three surface coal mines in the PRB, the lowest cost major coal producing region in the nation. The Antelope and Cordero Rojo mines are located in Wyoming and the Spring Creek Mine is located just north of Sheridan, across the Montana border. In 2016, Cloud Peak Energy shipped approximately 59 million tons from its three mines to customers located throughout the U.S. and around the world. Cloud Peak Energy also owns rights to substantial undeveloped coal and complementary surface assets in the Northern PRB, further building the Company’s long-term position to serve Asian export and domestic customers. With approximately 1,300 total employees, the Company is widely recognized for its exemplary performance in its safety and environmental programs. Cloud Peak Energy is a sustainable fuel supplier for approximately three percent of the nation’s electricity.
The Spring Creek Mine employs over 200 people, many of whom reside in Sheridan County. The company supports the communities in which it operates in a number of ways, and is proud to be an active member of the Sheridan community. From youth activities to services for local seniors, Cloud Peak Energy is a part of this community. Learn more at https://cloudpeakenergy.com/.
ERA Carroll Realty Co., Inc. has been representing area real estate buyers and sellers since 1913 when George Carroll started Carroll Realty. George’s son Granville operated the company until 1955 when Granville’s son Don took over leadership. The agency moved into its current location at 306 N. Main Street in 1976. In 1977 Dixie See joined the agency as a secretary, and in 1978 the business became a franchise of Electronic Realty Associates, now known as “ERA.” Dixie bought the agency from Don Carroll in 1990 and In 2001 merged with Banner Realty extending ERA’s offering of real estate services for ranch properties bringing two additional owners, Tom Belus and Jane Clark, into the company.
ERA Carroll Co. has helped lead and shape Wyoming’s rules and regulations for the real estate industry with its involvement in the Wyoming Real Estate Commission, Wyoming Association of Realtors and the Sheridan County Board of Realtors for over 100 years. The agents, staff and owners have also helped shape our community with their involvement in many different areas.
Today ERA Carroll Realty provides realty services for residential, commercial, ranch property and new construction with over 30 licensed REALTORS®, three owners who oversee all transactions and three staff members who coordinate showings, contracts and closings plus a marketing director. ERA Carroll also offers Property Management services with two property managers who can assist with management of investment properties or help individuals find a rental property. Currently ERA’s property management division handles more than 394 separate units. To take advantage of ERA Carroll’s real estate or property management services, stop by their office at 306 N. Main Street, call (307) 672-8911 or visit www.eracrc.com.
First Federal Savings Bank, founded in Sheridan in 1935, has services ranging from online banking, business banking, wealth management, deposit products, full-service lending, and much more. They’re a community bank, by choice. Just like its customers, First Federal wants to do things for the right reasons. Visit either of their locations in Sheridan – 46 W. Brundage St. and 672 Illinois St. – to see how they can serve you. Visit their website at www.efirstfederal.com or call them at (307) 672-0464.
While First Interstate Bank occupies more than 120 branches across Montana, Wyoming, South Dakota, Idaho, Oregon and Washington, there is one particular locale that stands out when discussing the company’s genesis-Sheridan. What began in 1968 as a small bank in Sheridan has grown into a $12 billion network of community banks peppered across the Rocky Mountain West. First Interstate Bank’s roots run deep in Sheridan, a community the company is still proud to serve today with two locations in addition to a wide array of digital banking services.
First Interstate founder Homer Scott, Sr. believed that people and organizations are not known by what they say, but by what they do. More than four decades later, First Interstate Bank employees and executive leadership still adhere to these guiding principles. Giving back through donations, event sponsorships, and volunteer efforts is something engrained in the ethos of every First Interstate employee-in fact, it’s even written into the bank’s corporate values.Over the last 25 years, the First Interstate BancSystem Foundation has contributed more than $20 million dollars and 154,000 volunteer hours to the places they call home.
First Interstate Bank has grown its business through a long-term disciplined perspective that emphasizes commitment to providing high-quality financial products and services, delivering quality customer service, assisting its communities through socially responsible leadership and cultivating a strong and positive corporate culture. Offering a full suite of banking, lending, and business services, First Interstate strives to deliver on the promise to provide the right product to the right customer at the right time. Learn more at www.firstinterstatebank.com/.
Kennon Products is an expanding and diversifying business in Sheridan. Born in 1984 in a garage in California, Kennon moved to Sheridan in 1989 to build protective coverings for aircraft. What began as hand designed and sewn protective covers for private pilots’ aircrafts has now grown into a cutting-edge engineering, design and manufacturing facility. Kennon has tripled its number of employees over the last 10 years and is planning to grow and diversify more.
Some examples of recent and current Kennon projects: Kennon recently designed and built the VIP interior cabin liner systems for a fleet of twelve V-22 Ospreys for HMX-1 – the Presidential Helicopter squadron. Kennon has developed and builds a variety of specialized coverings for the F-35 jets, for Lockheed-Martin. Kennon was recently brought on contract with Air Force Research Lab to design and build the thermonuclear flash protection shields for the windows of the new KC-46 midair re-fuelers. Kennon is developing a new generation of emergency inflatables for NAVAIR – life preservers and life rafts – that are half the weigh and bulk of currently used products. Kennon is working on ballistic protection for aircraft that promises to shave nearly half the weight of that of current systems. Kennon even produces ligature-resistant patient safety doors for hospitals and health care facility across the world.
Kennon’s business model is a hybrid of manufacturing with research and development. This synergistic model provides a unique collection of skills and capabilities to design and produce innovations and products for our aviation and aerospace customers that are better, lighter, and longer lasting than they can get anywhere else. Kennon’s fabricators craft beautiful and robust sewn products, while at the same time utilize (and are developing) first-of-its-kind, automated machinery (e.g. robots) that promise to make Kennon’s products even better and more cost competitive in the years to come!
Kennon is proud to be a part of Sheridan’s manufacturing community, helping Sheridan become Wyoming’s hub of advanced manufacturing. Learn more at http://kennonproducts.com/.
Ptolemy Data Systems , founded in Sheridan in 2009, offers a variety of technology solutions from their data center located in the Hi-Tech Business Park north of Sheridan – solutions including Managed IT, Managed Security, Secure Data Storage, and other cloud services. Behind stable IT environment must be a synergistic relationship between preventative maintenance, analysis, monitoring, and redundancy. Ptolemy’s approach to Managed Services focuses on all of these relationships to deliver a highly dependable solution geared toward a system that is affordable – manageable – dependable. They want to be a business’s “invisible hero.” Their sales and support office, Sheridan Computer, located in our historic downtown area, provides computer sales and support to local individuals and businesses. More information about Ptolemy Data Systems can be found at www.ptolemysystems.com or by calling (307) 675-2222.
Our GOLD Community Partners –
Advanced Communications Technology, Inc. (ACT) is a full-service communications solutions provider headquartered in Sheridan, Wyoming and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Range Telephone Cooperative. ACT has been offering next generation services and high-quality bandwidth solutions throughout Wyoming and Montana for the last 20 years. ACT delivers high speed internet services that enable Sheridan County businesses to succeed. From downloading large files to conducting multiple transactions over the internet, they can provide you a fast and reliable high speed internet connection. ACT also provides best-in-class phone services with all the bells and whistles for an incredibly attractive price. With their services, you will have access to high-tech features and professional functionality no matter the size of your business. Their offices are located at 290 N. Brooks St. in Sheridan, (307) 673-0910. See www.actaccess.net for more information.
As we get older, many of us naturally need a helping hand. Brookdale Sugarland Ridge offers that helping hand. They offer assisted living services as well as retirement living. Dedicated nursing staff and CNA’s are available 24 hours a day. Brookdale provides a number of services along with housekeeping, laundry, 3 delicious meals a day, transportation and a very robust activity schedule. The staff at Brookdale Sugarland Ridge pride themselves on their kindness, compassion, understanding and respect for those that live there. They believe in making a positive impact in the lives of those they serve. Join them for a meal, music, bingo, or perhaps a rowdy game of cards. (307) 674-5575 or www.brookdale.com/en/communities/brookdale-sugarland-ridge.html.
Cottonwood Kitchen Shop is located in historic downtown Sheridan, Wyoming. Downtown Sheridan evokes the heritage of the west, but offers modern, yet quaint shops among the completely renovated main street. Cottonwood Shop started in October of 1996 at 37 South Main Street as a kitchen retail business. After a successful four years of business Cottonwood Shop moved to a larger location at 129 North Main Street, where they are presently located. Cottonwood Shop opened its doors to serve the needs of the community where quality and service was the commitment to each and every customer. We want to ignite the desire in our customers to care for their homes and families in this busy and hectic world with the finest home products available. Learn more at www.cottonwoodshop.com.
Sheridan College (the main campus of the Northern Wyoming Community College District) is Northern Wyoming’s educational epicenter. Serving an estimated 4,000 students annually, Sheridan College provides the educational framework for Wyoming’s current and future workforce. It is dedicated to serving the needs of its students through engaging lectures, hands-on learning using state-of-the-art technology, and by employing an enthusiastic staff whose #1 goal is student success. The college offers associate of arts associate of fine arts, associate of science, and associate of applied science degrees, certificate programs, and program tacks that prepare students to transfer to a four-year college or university. Or students may enroll in career training, professional development courses and/or vocational/technical programs. Vist www.sheridan.edu or call the campus at (307) 674-6446.
Licensed for 88 patient beds, Sheridan Memorial Hospital is one of 27 acute care hospitals in the state of Wyoming and employs over 700 employees. With sophisticated technology and services beyond what one would expect for a rural hospital of this size, SMH’s medical community is committed to continuing to expand services to meet the growing healthcare needs of the population. Having a diverse medical community and sub-specialty services allows residents to receive care in Sheridan, decreasing the need to travel outside of the community and keeping patients at home while receiving medical care. Big Horn Mountain Medicine is Sheridan Memorial Hospital’s Internal Medicine Clinic, uses the NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home model of primary care. This model combines teamwork and information technology to improve both patients care and experience while also reducing costs. Each patient’s care is overseen by clinician-led care teams that coordinate treatment across the Sheridan Memorial Hospital healthcare system. Learn more at www.sheridanhospital.org.
Since April 1922, the Sheridan VA Healthcare System has been a mental health care and primary care facility for men and women who have served their country. In 1898 the grounds that are now the Sheridan VAMC were set aside by President William McKinley to be a military fort. The fort was named after Brigadier General Ranald Slidell Mackenzie. The first troops to the fort in 1901 were Buffalo Soldiers who used the fort for rest and retraining. By World War I, the fort was closed and ready for demolition. However, former President Taft, who after leaving office was appointed to the Supreme Court, was able to get the fort transferred to the Bureau of Health as a hospital for men coming home from WWI with battle fatigue or what is known today as PTSD. The hospital opened in April 1922 as a 300 bed facility. By the end of World War II, the facility had 900 beds. Today the Sheridan VAMC has 208 beds and serves nearly 12,500 Veterans yearly. The Medical Center boast eight Community Based Outpatient Clinics, located strategically across Wyoming. Each clinic, along with the Medical Center, is staffed to provide a wide range of health and mental health services. Visit their website at www.sheridan.va.gov.
Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a diversified, community-based financial services company with $1.9 trillion in assets. Wells Fargo’s vision is to satisfy our customers’ financial needs and help them succeed financially. Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco, Wells Fargo provides banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance through more than 8,400 locations, 13,000 ATMs, the internet (wellsfargo.com) and mobile banking, and has offices in 42 countries and territories to support customers who conduct business in the global economy. With approximately 268,000 team members, Wells Fargo serves one in three households in the United States. Wells Fargo & Company was ranked No. 25 on Fortune’s 2017 rankings of America’s largest corporations. Learn more at www.wellsfargo.com.