Veteran’s assistance available
CHEYENNE – A state of Wyoming veterans service officer from the Wyoming Veterans Commission will conduct community outreach services around Wyoming cities throughout July.
Crystal Emig will be available to meet with veterans and their families to discuss state and federal veterans’ benefits, Department of Veterans Affairs claims, or VA healthcare. Emig can also help veterans and their families apply for benefits, file claims, or request healthcare.
Her office is located at the Joint Force Readiness Center, 5800 Central Ave., in Cheyenne, and she will be available in Torrington at the following dates and times:
• 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., July 7 and July 15 at the Workforce Services Center, 1610 E. M St.
• 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., July 20 at the VFW Post 2918, 925 W. 25th St.
Call (307) 256-1778 to schedule an appointment at any of the above locations.
Most other weekdays, Emig is available by appointment at her office.
Burger Fry cancelled
HAWK SPRINGS – The July monthly Hamburger Fry to raise money for the Hawk Springs Community Building will not be held, due to concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s possible the event could return in August.
The hamburger fries are primary funding source for maintenance and upkeep of the historic Community Building in Hawk Springs. Without the events, the building fund is in need of donations. Parties interested in donating may call Venita Cochran at (307) 532-5081.
Library hosts book sale
GOSHEN COUNTY – The Goshen County Library Foundation and Friends of the Library group will host a special Summer Book Sale at the Foundation’s Activity Center, 2017 East A St., in Torrington.
The summer sale replaces the regular spring book sale, cancelled this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The foundation recommends that, for personal safety for both shoppers and volunteers staffing the sale, that mask should be worn.
The pricing schedule is similar to other Library Foundation book sales:
• July 11 to July 15, all books at full, marked price;
• July 16 to July 21, all books at half price, and;
• July 22 to July 25, $10 bag sale.
Sale hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday thru Friday at 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Proceeds benefit programs and activities at the Goshen County Library.
Arts and crafts festival
TORRINGTON – The Torrington Lions Club will host its sixth annual Arts and Crafts Festival, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Pioneer Park, located at West 15th Avenue and West D Street in Torrington.
New this year, the sale will feature a corn hole tournament, live music and a beer garden.
Monday, July 6
Chicken strips, tater tots, mixed vegetables, fruit cocktail, tapioca pudding
Tuesday July 7
Spaghetti and meat sauce, garlic breadstick, corn, tossed salad, apricots, white cake
Wednesday, July 8
Pork wings and sauerkraut, baby bakers, herb butter carrots, cinnamon apple slices
Thursday, July 9
Crab salad croissants, Caesar salad, pickled beets, strawberry shortcake
Friday, July 10
Roast beef, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, pears, M&M Cookie