Weston County Senior Center

  627 Pine St., Newcastle (307) 746-4903   Although Weston County Senior Center was closed to activities last year due to COVID-19, home-delivered meals continued, as well as curbside pick-up meals. The good news is that the center is open again to various activities, including crafts, cards,...

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American Legion Commander Deb French and former Commander Don Dafoe honor Leonard Nack for his 51 years of continuous service to the American Legion, with a certificate of appreciation and a 50-year pin, above, on Oct. 12 at Weston County Senior Center.

 
Walter Sprague NLJ Arts & Culture Reporter   Tuesday morning the American Legion held a veterans breakfast at Weston County Senior Center. The post was newly renamed the Monroe-Bland Post 3 in honor of two fallen heroes from the area.  In 1919 George Monroe was killed in action during World War...

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A benefit auction, dinner and dance will be held for Lori Johnson on Aug. 21 at the Weston County Senior Center, with doors open at 5 p.m. The proceeds will go toward medical expenses accrued from a log-splitting accident Johnson had last winter. 

 
KateLynn Slaamot NLJ Reporter   A benefit supper, auction and dance will be held at the Weston County Senior Center on Aug. 21 at 5 p.m. to raise funds for Lori Johnson. The money will go toward medical bills accrued from a log-splitting accident she had last winter and ongoing medical care for her...

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The Weston County Senior Center is replacing their class composites after some of the old ones got damaged, and are seeking donors to help cover costs.

 
KateLynn Slaamot NLJ Correspondent   Newcastle High School class composites from 1923 to recent years have been hanging on the walls of the Weston County Senior Center for many years, giving interested persons an opportunity to take a step back in time and see pictures from past graduating classes...

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Ken Pitlick, who runs BREAD Inc., said that this year there will be plenty of food to hand out to those in need, and that nobody should have to go without a good Thanksgiving dinner. With donations coming in from many places, including the upcoming food drives by the Newcastle Middle School Student Council and Stuff the Bus, the shelves and refrigerators are full, and they will be fully prepared for the expected rush of people needing food. All the workers at BREAD Inc. volunteer their time to make sure that people who need help can get it. Pictured is Kristi Knight, who has worked at BREAD Inc. for two years. She says it is the best job she has and she is happy she is able to help out people who need it.

 
Walter Sprague Art and Culture Reporter   Thanksgiving is around the corner. With all the turmoil that 2020 has brought, food has become more important to many people. While there are still plenty of people who have not been hard hit by COVID-19, others have lost jobs, had hours severely cut or...
Hannah Gross NLJ Correspondent    After receiving three grants for COVID-19 relief from the Foundation for the Episcopal Diocese and distributing that money to people and businesses in need, the Christ Episcopal Church in Newcastle has yet another opportunity to apply for more grant money,...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   The Weston County Senior Center received one of the 30 food relief checks awarded by First Lady Jennie Gordon’s Wyoming Hunger Initiative and the Wyoming Governor’s Residence Foundation, according to a press release from the Wyoming Hunger Initiative. The release...

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Above, Pastor Jon Anderson, with his son Jonathan Jr., display a mirror, one of several that were given away during the Christmas Lunch.

Walter Sprague Art and Culture Reporter   While others celebrated Christmas at home or visiting families, the Weston County Senior Center became the destination for many others during the annual Christmas Lunch on Wednesday, Dec. 25. Put on by Gateway Fellowship Church, 203 lunches were served at...
Walter Sprague Art and Culture Reporter   Don’t have plans for a Christmas meal? Maybe it’s too hectic at this time of year to cook a full turkey dinner. Or are you looking to have some good fun and fellowship? If this is you, there will be a Christmas lunch at the Weston County Senior Center on...

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The play "In God We Trust" was presented Friday and Saturday by Weston County home-schoolers at Weston County Senior services center. Supreme Court Justices, played by Harrison Gross, John Slagle, Chief Justice Connor Stolhammer, Karen Slagle and Joel Slagle, during the Newcastle Homeschool Group's play In God We Trust heard arguments from both sides of the argument on whether or not to leave "In God We Trust" on U.S. currency. 

P arents and grandparents have a lot to be proud of. Last weekend, the homeschool musical play “In God We Trust” was presented at the Weston County Senior Center. Dozens of family and friends came to watch as the homeschooled kids sang and acted out a courtroom drama. The premise was a lawsuit...

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