On October 18th, more than one million people are expected to participate in more than 7,500 events that take place in cities and towns across the country and on United States military bases worldwide as part of the 13th annual Lights on Afterschool. On this day, communities will raise awareness of the importance of afterschool programs and the positive role they play. Last Updated on Thursday, 11 October 2012 12:10Read more: Hillcrest will host "Lights On Afterschool" event
The City of Gillette's Parks Division needs your help with the 4th Annual Bulb Bonanza!
The Bulb Bonanza will take place Saturday, October 13th at 8:30 a.m. and the City's Parks Division needs your help planting tulips, daffodils, crocus and hyacinth bulbs at designated locations around Gillette. The bulbs are supplied by the City of Gillette. Last Updated on Thursday, 11 October 2012 11:45Read more: 4th Annual Bulb Bonanza is Saturday
Gillette, Wyo. (October 10, 2012) — Safeco Insurance has named Tama Clapper a Community Hero for her work with Blessings in a Backpack in Campbell County, Wyoming. The organization will receive a $5,000 donation from Safeco on behalf of both Emily Dean and Tegeler and Associates in Gillette. Last Updated on Thursday, 11 October 2012 11:38Read more: Safeco Insurance recognizes "Community Hero"
GILLETTE, WY – Campbell County Memorial Hospital (CCMH) was presented with a Hospital Quality Award from Mountain-Pacific Quality Health-Wyoming on September 27, 2012, during the Wyoming Hospital Association convention in Cheyenne. Last Updated on Wednesday, 10 October 2012 12:46Read more: Campbell County Memorial Hospital recognized for Quality Care
Leaving a carcass in a waste container can attract dogs, cats and other animals to the container, which often leads to the carcass and trash being spread around the immediate area, street, alley or neighborhood. Leaving dead animals in roll-outs and dumpsters can create foul odors; it is also a welcome mat for bacteria. The City asks for the cooperation of all hunters in Gillette to assist with this request.
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Once again, the Solid Waste division will not pick up waste containers containing animal carcasses - the carcasses should be disposed of at the County Landfill. Last Updated on Wednesday, 03 October 2012 10:20
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and purple ribbons are on display all around Gillette to help bring awareness. The Gillette Abuse Refuge Foundation is "painting the town purple" to help spread the word about the devastating effects the crime of domestic violence has on communities. You can help spread the word by becoming a GARF Volunteer, attending community awareness events, or simply wearing or displaying purple ribbons to show your support. Last Updated on Wednesday, 03 October 2012 09:57Read more: October Is Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Gillette Public Access TV, Basin Radio at 1270 AM, and the League of Women Voters of Campbell
County will host candidate forums for the upcoming general election. The forums are non-partisan and are to provide citizens an opportunity to become more informed about candidates who are seeking election. Last Updated on Wednesday, 03 October 2012 09:49