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Fundraisers

Craft show spaces available

The Wyoming Crafters Guild is sponsoring a benefit for the Casper Humane Society on November 2, 3:30 to 7 p.m. and November 3, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Parkway Plaza. Admission is $1 or one new pet product. There are currently some spaces available. Please contact Trish McDaniel at 277-0314 for availability. This is the only show in the area with all handmade items.

Order Christmas wreaths

Torchbearer Beta Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi will be selling decorated "Sherwood Forest" Christmas wreaths for $20 each. Proceeds from the sale of last year's wreaths were used to purchase tennis shoes for Natrona County's homeless children. To place orders, call Nancy at 262-6804 or Pat at 307-315-5144.

Thanks for golf tourney proceeds

Mercer Family Resource Center (Mercer FRC) would like to thank the 14th Annual Sinclair Casper Refining Company Golf Tournament fundraiser for raising $16,016.40 for Mercer FRC programs and services at their annual golf tournament on July 14th, 2018. Mercer FRC provides education, counseling and prevention services that build stronger and healthier youth and families in our community.

Thankful Thursdays return

Casper’s original Thursday night party with a purpose is back and smoke-free at The Beacon Club from 5 to 8 p.m. with great live auctions and raffles, chances to win $500 just for being in the room, and a free Tito’s Vodka cocktail to everyone 21 and over. Nonprofit beneficiaries for the fall season include:

September 27: Hunting With Heroes; October 4: Self Help Center; October 11: Natrona County Child Protection Team; October 18: Central Wyoming Senior Services; October 25: Children’s Advocacy Project; November 1: Mills Playground Fund; November 8: Mills Fire Department Local 4961; November 15: Turkey Shoot for Birds & Bucks, constant firearm raffles to raise cash to purchase frozen turkeys for distribution at this year’s Birds & Bucks Food Drive, via Wyoming Food For Thought Project and several partner food pantries serving Casper’s hungry.

Thankful Thursdays is a promotion of Townsquare Media.

Oktoberfest for Hospice

Central Wyoming Hospice & Transitions is excited to announce that Oktoberfest is coming to "Roaming Wyoming." This fun-filled night will begin with a biergarten and Polka dancing and end with stand-up comedian Sam Adams. Dirndls and lederhosen aren't required, but they are encouraged. Come out on September 29 at the Ramkota and enjoy a fun filled night for a great cause. Tickets can be purchased at CWHP.org, on Facebook or call 577-4832.

Wyo throws make great gifts

PEO is selling Wyoming throws. The 100 percent cotton, 4- by 6-foot throw designed by Casper PEO members exhibits images of Wyoming in a multi-colored design. They are a perfect wedding gift for anyone who lives in Wyoming, wishes they did or loves to visit. All proceeds from the sales support PEO projects to help educate women through grants, loans and scholarships. More than 80,000 women have been recipients of PEO projects. To purchase or order a Wyoming throw, call Becky at 259-3350.

Gun-a-week raffle

Tickets are now available for the seventh annual Knights of Columbus Gun-A-Week Raffle. Drawings will be held for a gun every week for a year. Each ticket is $50 and winning tickets are eligible for all 52 drawings. Drawing will begin when 1,200 tickets are sold. Proceeds help fund the St. Joseph’s Society for Retired Priests. Thank you for your support in prior raffles. For a list of the prizes, rules and ticket information, please go to www.kofc9917.org, call Grant at 234-2891, Bill at 267-9757 or Steve at 277-0515.

Scott gives Israel painting to Art 321

Art 321 is the very grateful recipient of a large and valuable original painting by Michael Israel. The gift from Joe Scott depicts Marilyn Monroe with a hat and measures 4 feet by 6 feet. The artwork was created during a United Way fundraising event by Israel, a performance artist and humanitarian, who is world-famous for his live action painting. This painting will be on display at Art 321 until it is placed for auction. The date for the auction of this special work of art is yet to be determined and will be advertised at a later date. The gift to Art 321 will provide financial support for the future work and abiding mission of the Casper Artists Guild/Art 321.

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