Lander Community Foundation’s 10-for-10 Celebration is presented byWyoming Community Bank– Your Hometown Bank with Hometown Pride.
The Week of August 1 – 8 for LCF’s 10-for-10: CELEBRATING 10 YEARS of LANDER’S CHALLENGE FOR CHARITIES
We are proud to introduce 4 Lander nonprofits for the week of August 1 – 8. They are Big Brothers Big Sisters, PALS, Lander Community Concerts Association, and the Lander Art Center.
BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS
Since 1904, Big Brothers Big Sisters has operated under the belief that inherent in every child is incredible potential. As the nation’s largest donor- and volunteer-supported mentoring network, Big Brothers Big Sisters makes meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers (“Bigs”) and children (“Littles”), ages 5 through young adulthood in communities across the country. We develop positive relationships that have a direct and lasting effect on the lives of young people.
So many of our matches have struggled to find ways to meet during this difficult time with COVID, but we have found amazing ways to continue to reach out and be a meaningful part of each other’s lives. We hope that a hike in the beautiful Sinks Canyon will be a healthy activity for the heart and mind. Please join us as we join the SINKS CANYON SERIES: THURSDAY EVENING YOUTH HIKE. This will be a wonderful opportunity to learn more about Big Brothers Big Sisters and what it means to be a Defender of Potential.
PROMOTING ARTS IN LANDER SCHOOLS
PALS (Promoting Arts in Lander Schools) fosters arts education through partnerships with rural schools. PALS works with school administration and teachers to provide quality programming and supplies. For LCF’s 10-for10: Celebrating 10 Years of C4C, PALS will be hanging banners on the Main Street light poles featuring student artwork. Students range from Kindergarten to 11th grade and are all residents of Wyoming. We also believe in the importance of partnering with other arts organizations in Wyoming and have planned several concerts with the Lander Community Concerts Association and some learning opportunities during Lander Arts Center’s RiverFest.
Our events include:
August 4, 7 pm – WyoJazz at the Lander Bake Shop
August 4th & 6th, 10-11:30 am – Comic Book Work with Chase McFadden at the Lander Art Center
August 6, 7 pm – Margaret Proctor, guitar and Rebecca Eggli, flute at the Lander Bake Shop
These are all FREE!👆
August 6, 2-5 pm – Print your own something with Snow Deep Designs at Lander Art Center **$10 fee
LANDER COMMUNITY CONCERTS ASSOCIATION
Lander Community Concerts Association (LCCA) mission is to select and provide an eclectic season of world-class performing artists to entertain, engage, and educate a broad community audience.
For LCF’s 10-for10: Celebrating 10 Years of C4C we are planning 2 events similar to “Live Unplugged” and a third event partnering with the Lander Art Center to present the live music associated with River Fest.
AUGUST 4 – LCCA in partnership with PALS will present WyoJazz at the Lander Bake Shop, 7 – 8 pm A limited number of individuals may attend in person. The performance will be streamed via the LCF Facebook Page.
AUGUST 6 – LCCA in partnership with PALS will present Margaret Proctor, classical guitar and Rebecca Eggli, flute at the Lander Bake Shop, 7 – 8 pm. A limited number of individuals may attend in person. The performance will be streamed via the LCF Facebook Page.
Reservations to attend the above events in person can be made by purchasing a zero dollar ($0) ticket on the LCCA website.
AUGUST 8 – LCCA in partnership with the Lander Arts Center will present live music in City Park, The Dystopians 4 – 6 pm.
LANDER ART CENTER
The Lander Art Center is having the 12th annual Riverfest from August 3-8! The event is going to be spread out over several days to minimize contact and risk. Monday, Wednesday, and Friday will showcase different artists each day. Tuesday and Thursday will include all-day youth activities. The week will culminate with a live performance by The Dystopians, a local Lander band, in City Park.
Here are all the details for the 12th ANNUAL RIVERFEST AUGUST 3-8!!
Donate to LCF’s 10th Year of C4C through September 15 and your donation will be matched!