Friday, May 12, 2023

#GoRiverton - Friday, May 12, 2023

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this weekend...
"Hello Summer" Signs

Want to make an adorable summer sign like the one we have hanging in our office?
These signs start completely blank, and you and your kiddo can personalize your sign with your choice of paint and a huge selection of ribbons in our Mom & Me class!
This class is $35 and includes refreshments and treats!

CLICK HERE for more info and for registration deadlines!
sweetwater garden...
mother's day at the riverton senior citizens center...
mother's day menu at the trailhead....
claimsteak restaurant at sundowner station...
the depot restaurant...
🥕RIVERTON FARMERS MARKETS! Support your local growers and producers! The Wednesday market is from 5-7:00 p.m. in Riverton City Park, and the Saturday market is from 9-11:00 a.m. in the Riverton City Hall parking lot.
🎨RIVERTON PAINT & CREATE: “CERAMIC NIGHT” - Saturday, May 13 from 6:00-8:30 p.m. at the Riverton Elks Club. We will be painting Ceramic Planters! Choose from Vintage Trucks ($40), Vintage Campers ($40) , Snails ($40), 3 pack of different-sized Gnomes ($40) or Llamas ($25)! We will have 15 different colors to choose from, and they are incredibly easy! Stencils Provided! Perfect for all ages! Your ticket includes: 2.5 hours of painting • 1 Ceramic piece (3 if gnomes) • Paint, brushes and aprons • Help from the artist so you can go home loving your new piece! • Great Music! Visit our Facebook page for more information, or our website
⚾ RIVERTON LITTLE LEAGUE FUNDRAISER! Please help Riverton Little League with our annual fundraiser. Monies help little league with field improvement projects and new baseball equipment. Register online to share online:
🩰MAIN STREET DANCE RECITAL: Tickets are on sale for our 19th annual dance recital "Someone To You". The shows will be Friday June 16th and Saturday June 17th at 6:00 p.m. You can order tickets online through or call 1-855-222-2849. Tickets will also be available at the door but will be limited seating the night of the shows. We are so excited to showcase our amazing dancers and hope to see everyone there!
📷 CALL FOR PHOTOS! Mountain States Super Lawyers magazine is doing a story on lawyers from unique, rural or small towns, and one of the featured attorneys is from Riverton. THey are looking to get photos of the area to go alongside the story. If you have photos, contact Associate Editor Rebecca Mariscal at 952-693-8596 or email:
FEDERAL FUNDING SUMMIT: GRANT WRITING & MANAGEMENT COURSE - There will be a free two-day professional grant writing & management course followed by a federal funding summit. June 12-15, 2023 in Sheridan, Wyoming. The course and summit are free. CLICK HERE for more information and to register, visit:
THE BALLOONS ARE COMING for the 43rd Riverton Rendezvous Balloon Rally this summer on July 14-15-16. The Rendezvous Balloon Committee is currently seeking sponsors for the balloons coming to Riverton! You can pick up these sponsorship information sheets and applications at Riverton City Hall or the new Riverton Chamber office in The Wind River Heritage Center on South Federal. Hope to see you there!
THE RIVERTON AQUATIC CENTER IS HIRING! We are looking for Lifeguards, and Swimming Instructors to join our team this Summer. We will Train you! Our next scheduled lifeguard classes will be in May and July.
Apply here! or Call 856-4230 for more information.
SPUR VIRTUAL ACADEMY is a fully accredited K-12 education program housed within the Fremont County School District #25. All SVA teaching staff are Wyoming certified. Click here for more info, or visit their Facebook page.
CITY OF RIVERTON POLICE DEPARTMENT IS HIRING! Are you at least 21 years old? Do you value your community and its members? Do you hold yourself to high standards? Are you ready to make a positive impact? If so, we need you!
Click on the link to apply:
CALLING ALL KID VENDORS! Come set up a booth for your lemonade stands, bake sales, girl scout cookies, or general crafts at the PAWS & Pups Auto Show on May 29! Click here for more information.
🐾VIA PAWS FOR LIFE:  We are open from 12-5:00 p.m.Tuesdays through Fridays, and are open from 10-1:00 p.m on Saturdays. We have moved to scheduled appointments for adoptions. If you have filled out an application to adopt and have been accepted, a scheduled appointment will allow you and the rest of your family to come and spend time with the animal of your choosing and will allow enough monitored time for meet and greet with other pets in the home. Appointments will also allow us to get more animals adopted out, if the times that we are open to the public do not work for you, a different time can be offered. If you have any questions please feel free to reach out to us and we will answer them to the best of our ability.

ATTENTION 8TH GRADERS! NOLS is trying to give away a full tuition scholarship to two different 14 or 15-year-olds in Fremont County. There are two NOLS expeditions that are available:
3-week Adventure course from July 17-Aug 6
4-week Adventure Course from June 29-July 28
Click on the links above for more information and see Ms. McNiven for an application to apply. These are very competitive programs, so fill out your application ASAP!

FREMONT COUNTY FAIR COMPETITION GUIDE - Get your projects started now and enter the 2023 Fremont County Fair! If you have never entered the Fremont County Fair, consider entering in 2023! New exhibitors will get their name placed in a drawing for an awesome prize! Also, Premier Exhibitor Awards for Open Class, 4-H Static Projects and FFA Static Projects! 
CLICK HERE for the guide!

CATS MUSEUM: We're open 10am-5pm Thursday Friday & Saturday, weather permitting. To book a party or information about parties, check out our website:
RADCAST OUTDOORS! Podcast on hunting, fishing, hiking, camping...listen in! Visit or like 'em on Facebook @RadCast Outdoors

CENTRAL WYOMING COLLEGE IS HIRING! We're growing and have multiple positions open. Check out our postings and apply today:

THE WYOMING VETERANS COMMISSION is right here in Fremont County (Lander, Riverton, Dubois) to assist veterans with access to benefits, outreach, education, and more. Our Veteran Service Officer, Ellen Rejda (Ray-dah), is only a phone call or e-mail away (307-438-2101; from supporting your needs. Check out the website for more information.
FREMONT COUNTY SUICIDE PREVENTION: Don't let your mental health be a burden. Take a moment to check in with yourself and prioritize self-care. If you need support, call or TEXT the Lifeline at
WANT TO VOLUNTEER at the Fremont County Fair this year? Click here for more information!
CLICK HERE for the City of Riverton's online [building] permit portal. Contact the Community Development Department – 816 N Federal Blvd, Riverton – (307) 856-2999

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Opioid addiction can happen to anyone, regardless of age, gender, or background. Let's break the stigma, provide support, and promote recovery.
Let's make sure that nobody suffers in silence.
If you need support...TEXT your county’s name to 307.370.2086 for a list of locations near you.

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