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Bethel Baptist affirms ordination

At 10 a.m., Dr. Stephen Gunderson’s ordination will be affirmed as minister of Bethel Baptist Church, 3030 S. Poplar. Dr. Steve Van Ostran, executive minister of American Baptist Churches of the Rocky Mountains, will present the ordination and give the message for the service. Friends and the general public are invited to attend. For more information, call 234-8812.

Elks open for breakfast

Sunday breakfast at the Casper Elks Lodge is open to the public, and breakfast will be held on Dec. 31. The new kitchen looks great. Open every Sunday, 8 to 11 a.m. Serving pancakes, biscuits and gravy, bacon, sausage links, potatoes, scrambled eggs, French toast and omelets to order. New to the menu is build your own breakfast burrito. Also served is toast, juice, tea and coffee. All you can eat for $7, children 5 to 12 are $3, 4 and under are free. Come down for the best breakfast in town and see the old crew again. Also, if you have a birthday please let us know and Michael will sing to you. For more information, call 234-4839.

Sunday support meetings

Alcoholics Anonymous: 10 a.m., 500 S. Wolcott, Ste. 200; 10:15 a.m., 917 N. Beech; noon, 500 S. Wolcott, Ste. 200; 6:30 p.m., 500 S. Wolcott; 6:30 p.m., 328 E. A; 8 p.m., 917 N. Beech; 8 p.m., 328 1/2 E. A. Douglas: 1 p.m, Douglas, 628 E. Richards (upstairs in back), women’s meeting; 7:30 p.m., 628 E. Richards (upstairs in back). Unless otherwise noted, all meetings are open. Casper info: 266-9578; Douglas info: (307) 351-1688.

Narcotics Anonymous: Noon, 500 S. Wolcott, 12-24 Club; 6:30 p.m., 500 S. Wolcott, 12-24 Club; 8 p.m., 15th & Melrose at the church. Web site:

Nicotine Anonymous: 5 p.m., 500 S. Wolcott, 12-24 Club. Info: Pam M., 577-0518.

Skate all day

The Casper Ice Arena will be hosting Skate All Day from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. for $6. Participants can come and go throughout the session.

Mac and cheese festival

Count down to noon and sample mac and cheese from several Casper eateries at the first Mac & Cheese Festival and Noon Year’s Celebration from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at David Street Station and across the street inside the Lyric. The family friendly event is primarily free, although larger servings of mac and cheese are available for $5. Enjoy live music by Hagen in the Grainbox, make New Year’s themed crafts and enjoy games. Central Wyoming Counseling Center is the event sponsor.

New Year’s Eve party at Elks

New Year’s Eve Party at the Elks, bring a covered dish of your choice to share with your family Elk members (snack or hors d’oeuvres.) Stay and dance to a DJ from 8 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Bring in the new year with your family and Elk members. No charge and party favors provided. Members, significant other and guest accompanied by a member. For more information, call 234-4839.

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Community News Editor

Sally Ann Shurmur arrived at the Star-Tribune to cover sports two weeks after graduating from the University of Wyoming and now serves as community news editor. She was raised in Laramie and is a passionate fan of Cowboys football, food and family.

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