Stroll Lighting & Decorating Contest Winners Announced

The winners of this year’s Christmas Stroll Lighting and Decorating Contest have been announced.

The contest, for Stroll participating businesses, had two categories: Indoor and Outdoor. The indoor category included everything from the doorway in, and the outdoor category covered the windows and outside.

Anonymous judges spent Stroll Day and the weekend after visiting participants to view and rank lighting and decorating.

This year’s winners are:

Indoor:
First place – Babe’s Flowers
Second place – Best Western Sheridan Center

Outdoor:
First place – Cottonwood Kitchen + Home
Second place – Sheridan Stationery Books and Gallery

The winners each received media packages from Big Horn Mountain Radio Network, Sheridan Media and The Sheridan Press as well as Chamber Bucks.

Thank you to all who participated!

Babe’s Flowers
Best Western Sheridan Center
Cottonwood Kitchen + Home
Sheridan Stationery

The photos don’t do the amazing decorations justice! Be sure to get out and view them in person.


Sheridan County Mask Mandate Now in Effect

In an effort to better protect residents from COVID-19, Public Health Officer Dr. Ian Hunter has issued a Public Health Order requiring that all adults within Sheridan County, Wyoming, wear facial coverings in certain places open to the public, with some exceptions.

Click here to view Public Health Order 2020-4

The health order went into effect on today, Nov. 18, and will remain in effect through Dec. 4, 2020. This public health order has also been signed by Wyoming State Health Officer Dr. Alexia Harrist.

For questions concerning enforcement of the mandate, please contact the Sheridan Police Department at (307) 672-2413 or the Sheridan County Sheriff’s Office at (307) 672-3455. Please do not contact Public Health regarding enforcement questions.


Vote now for the Chamber’s 2020 Awards of Excellence

Voting is now open for the Chamber’s 2020 Awards of Excellence!

CLICK HERE TO VOTE

All Chamber members and their employees are eligible to vote, and voting will end at midnight on Nov. 24, 2020. A complete listing of all Chamber member businesses and organizations is available in the Chamber Member Directory at www.sheridanwyomingchamber.org.

All 2020 Awards of Excellence nominees will be honored at the Feb.10, 2021, Chamber Lunch Program with the recipients in each of the five categories announced at that time.

The awards and their nominees are:

KEY SERVICE

This award honors a Chamber member non-profit organization that has made a significant impact in Sheridan County: a non-profit that serves with enthusiasm and dedication, addressing needs in the community and aligning the vision of its organization for maximum effectiveness.

Nominees:

  • Impact Sheridan (formerly WTBC)
  • Sheridan County Public Health
  • Sheridan On Skates
  • Sheridan Memorial Hospital
  • The Hub on Smith

STRENGTH OF SHERIDAN

This award honors a Chamber member business or organization that has a long and distinguished tenure in the community (20+ years): an organization that demonstrates consistent service, continually invests in the community, and demonstrates sustained quality performance.

Nominees:

  • Best Western Sheridan Center
  • Big Horn Beverage
  • Harker Mellinger
  • PO News & Flagstaff Café
  • Sheridan Commercial

SPIRIT OF SHERIDAN

This award honors a business or individual who volunteers countless hours for the betterment of the Chamber and Sheridan County: demonstrates vision, ambition, and drive to serve the community and the mission of the Chamber, understanding a community thrives when those in it invest and contribute to its success.

Nominees:

  • Peter Clark
  • Rosemary Garber
  • Erin Kilbride
  • Robby Smith
  • Paula Whitworth

BUSINESS OF THE YEAR

This award honors a Chamber member business that demonstrates steady growth, solid leadership and a strong commitment to the success of the Sheridan area. This business shows innovation in strategic planning, employee development, and customer service and is actively involved in the betterment of the community.

Nominees:

  • First Northern Bank
  • Koltiska Distillery
  • Papa Joe’s Produce
  • Peak Consulting
  • Pony Grill & Bar

BUSINESS PERSON OF THE YEAR

This award honors a Chamber member business person who shows outstanding business acumen and strong leadership in business and community efforts. This person is a champion for economic development, constantly strives to exceed customer expectations, delivers industry leading standards of service and quality, and exhibits innovation in business development.

Nominees:

  • Patrick Akers (Qdoba)
  • Kendra Barney (The Paint Post)
  • Dave Engels (Engineering Associates)
  • Paul & Christina Haworth (Sackett’s Market)
  • Linda Robbins (Annie Greenthumb’s Flowers & Gifts)

CLICK HERE TO VOTE


Legislative Forum moved to Zoom; schedule of presentations available

The Chamber’s Government Affairs Committee will host its annual Legislative Forum tomorrow starting at 7:30 a.m. The forum will be held via Zoom.

The Legislative Forum provides an opportunity for businesses, organizations and individuals to bring topics before a panel of local state legislators prior to the next session of the Wyoming State legislature. 
The schedule of presentations is available here:

To view the forum, contact Karen Myers for the Zoom link.


2020 Christmas Stroll Participating Businesses

Thank you to all of the businesses participating in this year’s 25th Anniversary of Christmas Stroll! The document below shows all of the businesses participating, along with their hours on Stroll Day and through the holiday season, if they offer online shopping, delivery and curbside pickup and if masks are required in their business. We also have some information about Santa visits during the holiday season.

2020 Christmas Stroll Participating Businesses – Complete Information

2020 Christmas Stroll Participating Businesses – Names & Addresses Only

For details about Christmas Stroll, click here.


Time for Businesses to Register for Christmas Stroll

(SHERIDAN, WY) OCT. 15, 2020 – It’s now time for businesses to register to participate in the annual Sheridan Christmas Stroll.

The Christmas Stroll Planning Committee has worked diligently to be able to hold the Christmas Stroll again this year as we celebrate the 25th anniversary of this great community celebration.

The 2020 Christmas Stroll will be held ALL DAY, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., on Friday, Nov. 27. Extending Stroll to an all-day event will give shoppers the ability to visit businesses at their leisure and help to spread them out throughout the day and enjoy a safer shopping experience. Stroll button holders also will be able to begin searching for their matching button number that day and through Christmas Eve.

A special 25th Anniversary commemorative Stroll button has been designed by local artist Helen “Lytle” Campbell. Campbell’s original artwork also will be auctioned by SAGE Community Arts. Stroll buttons will go on sale in November and will remain $5 each with only 2,500 available.

Main Street and Grinnell Plaza will remain open all day to accommodate parking. Participating businesses will also be included in a special 25th Anniversary version of Get Caught Shopping through the 25 Days of Christmas Stroll.

For additional details and to register to participate, click here or contact the Chamber of Commerce at (307) 672-2485 or via email at info@sheridanwyomingchamber.org.


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