Campbell County Public Land Board voted unanimously to contract with Dan Barks to serve as interim General Manager of CAM-PLEX at a special board meeting on December 3, 2013. Barks served as General Manager of CAM-PLEX for 22 years prior to his February 2013 retirement. The board charged Mr. Barks with leading the search for a new General Manager while keeping CAM-PLEX operations running smoothly. Campbell County Public Land Board intends to reinstate the contract with Prothman Company, executive search company, to assist in the hiring of the next General Manager. The contract with Prothman Company allowed for an additional executive search at no additional charge if the original candidate selected did not complete the minimum time of two years with CAM-PLEX.Last Updated on Thursday, 05 December 2013 06:16 Read more: Barks to serve as interim General Manager of CAM-PLEX
The American Legion Unit 42 Tree Committee would like to thank those that have already come and taken some of the tags from the tree for Gillette area Veterans and Veteran widows at American Legion Post 42.Last Updated on Thursday, 05 December 2013 06:12 Read more: Gift Tree For Gillette Area Veterans and Veteran Widows at American Legion
AARP Wyoming and Wyoming Small Business Administration (SBA) will present an Encore Entrepreneur Mentor event on Monday, December 9 from 5-7:30 p.m. in the Campbell County Public Library Pioneer Rooms.
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Encore Entrepreneur events train and counsel 50+ entrepreneurs. AARP and SBA will match “encore entrepreneurs” with successful business owners and resource partners for advice and assistance.
GILLETTE, WY—Campbell County Memorial Hospital (CCMH) has partnered with Enroll Wyoming to help members of the public learn about the Health Insurance Marketplace created under the national health care law to help the uninsured explore affordable health insurance options. Enroll Wyoming “navigators” are trained to help people who need health insurance find and enroll in coverage.Last Updated on Thursday, 05 December 2013 05:59 Read more: CCMH Hosts Health Insurance Exchange Meeting December 9
At the December 4th, Gillette City Council Meeting the council had consideration of an agreement with former mayor Tom Murphy for consultation services through the end of 2014. The council voted 6-0 against the agreement which would have paid Murphy $18,000. After the meeting, ward 2 councilman Forrest Rothleutner, said he believed the council's main reason for deciding to vote down the agreement came after hearing from their constituents. Rothleutner said a reoccuring theme from the public was displeasure with the abruptness of Murphy’s resignation November 22nd, with only minutes notice.Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 December 2013 11:08 Read more: Council Votes Against Paid Agreement For Former Mayor
At the Tuesday, December 3rd City Council meeting, John Opseth was sworn in as Mayor of Gillette, taking over the seat vacated by Mayor Tom Murphy. Mayor Opseth is the 38th Mayor in Gillette's history, and he will serve out Mayor Murphy's term through 2014.
Opseth has been serving as a City Councilman since being appointed to the City Council in January, 2009 to serve out the late Steve Hughes's term as Ward 2 Councilman when the former Councilman was elected to serve on the County Commission in 2008. In 2010, Opseth ran for re-election to his Ward 2 seat and was re-elected. Prior to his appointment to the City Council, Opseth served on the City of Gillette's Planning Commission.Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 December 2013 10:41 Read more: City Is Accepting Applications for Open Ward 2 Seat Until December 20th
If you are someone who enjoys the spirit of giving during the Holidays you can inquire at the Perkins Family Restaurant in Gillette about the Veterans Angle Tree. Terry Case with the American Legions Women’s Auxiliary is one of many who help organize that every year.
"This is the original Angel Tree that benefits the residents in Buffalo, Wyoming. They call it the Wyoming Veterans Home and the Sheridan VA Hospital.”Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 December 2013 14:32 Read more: Look For Veterans Angel Tree At Perkins