Whitney Commons is the perfect location for many private events including weddings, birthday parties, reunions, friend and family gatherings, and fundraising events. In 2021, the park held more public and private events than ever before. To reserve a space at Whitney Commons, fill out the Whitney Commons Reservation Form.

WYO Rodeo Boot Kick Off

The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors and the Sheridan WYO Rodeo Board kicked off the 2021 Sheridan WYO Rodeo Week with the annual Boot Kick Off event on Tuesday, July 13, at Whitney Commons park. Participants competed in stick horse barrel races for young children to run as fast as possible on their stick horses around barrels and back and boot kicking competitions to see who could kick off their boot the farthest for those 9 years of age and older. Congratulations to all of the winners this year! There was a great turnout and some stiff competition.

Friends Of The Sheridan County

Library Summer Storybook Festival

and Fun Run

The Friends of the Sheridan County Library Board held their first Storybook Festival at Whitney Commons on July 24, 2021. This community event was the annual fundraiser for the Friends of the Sheridan County Library Board and was used to showcase the Sheridan County libraries and the services they have to offer. It was free and open to the public and included: local vendors and food trucks, a Fun Run (5K and 1 mile), costume contest for all ages, adult and kid yoga by Monique Mueller, Magic Show by The Amazing AJ, music from local musician Will Craft, story time from local authors / librarians Laura Wold, Tyler Julian and Michelle Havenga and kids events of a bounce house, bubbles, lawn games, local fire department demonstration and obstacle courses.

Starlight Swing Outdoor Big Band Dance

The Eric Richards Big Band presented a free weekend of concert jazz and big band dancing. This two-day event was supported by the John B. and Dorothy D. Duncan Foundation in collaboration with Whitney Benefits, the Homer A. and Mildred S. Scott Foundation and the Sheridan College Foundation. The band is led by composer / arranger / trombonist Eric Richards (director of bands and jazz studies at Sheridan College) and is comprised of some of the finest musician-educators in Wyoming, Montana, Colorado and Washington. The band was especially excited to present an outdoor big band dance for our Sheridan community at the pavilion in Whitney Commons park on July 31, 2021. A large multi-generational crowd attended to listen and dance.

9th Annual Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce Brewfest

The Fremont Toyota Suds ‘n Spurs Brewfest took place at Whitney Commons on Aug. 28, 2021. This event featured 21 craft brewers from Montana, South Dakota, Colorado, Michigan, Alaska and Wyoming, including Sheridan’s own Black Tooth, Luminous and Smith Alley breweries, giving Sheridan residents a chance to sample a large variety of craft brews from all across the country. This is the major fundraiser for the chamber of commerce with the funds raised being dedicated to furthering the missions of their volunteer committees and to education and training opportunities for the Sheridan business community. The event had 1,100 participants and raised around $32,000.

Out of the Darkness Suicide Prevention Walk

The 10th annual Out of the Darkness Walk was held Sept. 18, 2021, at Whitney Commons park. The event was hosted by the local chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention to raise awareness for suicide prevention and to destigmatize seeking metal health help. This walk provides the community with an opportunity to come together to help raise awareness and to bring hope to those who have been affected by suicide. This year the walk was able to raise just over $46,000 with almost 200 walk participants!

March Against Family Violence

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness month. The Advocacy and Resource Center of Sheridan, Uprising and Compass Center for Families hosted the “March Against Family Violence” Oct. 9, 2021, that ended at Whitney Commons park. Participants carried the message that family violence is not acceptable, families are too important to lose to family violence and the community is too important to suffer the lasting effects of family violence. The Advocacy and Resource Center of Sheridan provides assistance to victims of all violent crimes in Sheridan County that may not have anywhere else to turn. The march was to raise awareness of family violence and to show that healthy families make a healthy community.

The Link, Partners In Pink

In 2021, the Sheridan Memorial Hospital Foundation hosted its 13th annual Link – Partners in Pink Run/Walk during the month of October. This year’s Virtual Link was an opportunity to get out, dress in pink and go for walks with family, friends or co-workers to support The Virtual Link – Partners in Pink throughout the virtual month-long event. The foundation encourages our community to join in a time where we come together by staying apart for some of the most vulnerable patients and friends. The Link – Partners in Pink offers an outlet for the community to support cancer care and healing in the community. Registration was held Saturday, Oct. 16, at Whitney Commons park. Smaller groups were able to enjoy the park on the lovely fall day for a walk with friends and family. Whitney Commons is a beautiful place to bring together volunteers, generous donors, sponsors, participants and the community for such an incredible cause. Proceeds from this year’s event are expected to near $50,000 and will support comfort and care for patients and their families at the Welch Cancer Center. Return to Whitney Commons
Whitney Benefits
An Educational Foundation by the late Mr. Edward A. Whitney

Whitney Commons Events

© Whitney Benefits, Inc. All Rights Reserved Phone: 307-674-7303
Whitney Commons is the perfect location for many private events including weddings, birthday parties, reunions, friend and family gatherings, and fundraising events. In 2021, the park held more public and private events than ever before. To reserve a space at Whitney Commons, fill out the Whitney Commons Reservation Form.

WYO Rodeo Boot Kick Off

The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors and the Sheridan WYO Rodeo Board kicked off the 2021 Sheridan WYO Rodeo Week with the annual Boot Kick Off event on Tuesday, July 13, at Whitney Commons park. Participants competed in stick horse barrel races for young children to run as fast as possible on their stick horses around barrels and back and boot kicking competitions to see who could kick off their boot the farthest for those 9 years of age and older. Congratulations to all of the winners this year! There was a great turnout and some stiff competition.

Friends Of The Sheridan County Library Summer Storybook Festival and Fun Run

The Friends of the Sheridan County Library Board held their first Storybook Festival at Whitney Commons on July 24, 2021. This community event was the annual fundraiser for the Friends of the Sheridan County Library Board and was used to showcase the Sheridan County libraries and the services they have to offer. It was free and open to the public and included: local vendors and food trucks, a Fun Run (5K and 1 mile), costume contest for all ages, adult and kid yoga by Monique Mueller, Magic Show by The Amazing AJ, music from local musician Will Craft, story time from local authors / librarians Laura Wold, Tyler Julian and Michelle Havenga and kids events of a bounce house, bubbles, lawn games, local fire department demonstration and obstacle courses.

Starlight Swing Outdoor Big Band Dance

The Eric Richards Big Band presented a free weekend of concert jazz and big band dancing. This two-day event was supported by the John B. and Dorothy D. Duncan Foundation in collaboration with Whitney Benefits, the Homer A. and Mildred S. Scott Foundation and the Sheridan College Foundation. The band is led by composer / arranger / trombonist Eric Richards (director of bands and jazz studies at Sheridan College) and is comprised of some of the finest musician-educators in Wyoming, Montana, Colorado and Washington. The band was especially excited to present an outdoor big band dance for our Sheridan community at the pavilion in Whitney Commons park on July 31, 2021. A large multi-generational crowd attended to listen and dance.

9th Annual Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce Brewfest

The Fremont Toyota Suds ‘n Spurs Brewfest took place at Whitney Commons on Aug. 28, 2021. This event featured 21 craft brewers from Montana, South Dakota, Colorado, Michigan, Alaska and Wyoming, including Sheridan’s own Black Tooth, Luminous and Smith Alley breweries, giving Sheridan residents a chance to sample a large variety of craft brews from all across the country. This is the major fundraiser for the chamber of commerce with the funds raised being dedicated to furthering the missions of their volunteer committees and to education and training opportunities for the Sheridan business community. The event had 1,100 participants and raised around $32,000.

Out of the Darkness Suicide Prevention Walk

The 10th annual Out of the Darkness Walk was held Sept. 18, 2021, at Whitney Commons park. The event was hosted by the local chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention to raise awareness for suicide prevention and to destigmatize seeking metal health help. This walk provides the community with an opportunity to come together to help raise awareness and to bring hope to those who have been affected by suicide. This year the walk was able to raise just over $46,000 with almost 200 walk participants!

March Against Family Violence

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness month. The Advocacy and Resource Center of Sheridan, Uprising and Compass Center for Families hosted the “March Against Family Violence” Oct. 9, 2021, that ended at Whitney Commons park. Participants carried the message that family violence is not acceptable, families are too important to lose to family violence and the community is too important to suffer the lasting effects of family violence. The Advocacy and Resource Center of Sheridan provides assistance to victims of all violent crimes in Sheridan County that may not have anywhere else to turn. The march was to raise awareness of family violence and to show that healthy families make a healthy community.

The Link, Partners In Pink

In 2021, the Sheridan Memorial Hospital Foundation hosted its 13th annual Link – Partners in Pink Run/Walk during the month of October. This year’s Virtual Link was an opportunity to get out, dress in pink and go for walks with family, friends or co-workers to support The Virtual Link – Partners in Pink throughout the virtual month-long event. The foundation encourages our community to join in a time where we come together by staying apart for some of the most vulnerable patients and friends. The Link – Partners in Pink offers an outlet for the community to support cancer care and healing in the community. Registration was held Saturday, Oct. 16, at Whitney Commons park. Smaller groups were able to enjoy the park on the lovely fall day for a walk with friends and family. Whitney Commons is a beautiful place to bring together volunteers, generous donors, sponsors, participants and the community for such an incredible cause. Proceeds from this year’s event are expected to near $50,000 and will support comfort and care for patients and their families at the Welch Cancer Center. Return to Whitney Commons
Whitney Benefits and ACT have partnered to provide free Wi-Fi throughout Whitney Commons.

Whitney Commons Events

Whitney Benefits
An Educational Foundation by the late Mr. Edward A. Whitney
© Whitney Benefits, Inc. All Rights Reserved Phone: 307-674-7303
Whitney Commons is the perfect location for many private events including weddings, birthday parties, reunions, friend and family gatherings, and fundraising events. In 2021, the park held more public and private events than ever before. To reserve a space at Whitney Commons, fill out the Whitney Commons Reservation Form.

WYO Rodeo Boot Kick Off

The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors and the Sheridan WYO Rodeo Board kicked off the 2021 Sheridan WYO Rodeo Week with the annual Boot Kick Off event on Tuesday, July 13, at Whitney Commons park. Participants competed in stick horse barrel races for young children to run as fast as possible on their stick horses around barrels and back and boot kicking competitions to see who could kick off their boot the farthest for those 9 years of age and older. Congratulations to all of the winners this year! There was a great turnout and some stiff competition.

Friends Of The Sheridan County

Library Summer Storybook

Festival and Fun Run

The Friends of the Sheridan County Library Board held their first Storybook Festival at Whitney Commons on July 24, 2021. This community event was the annual fundraiser for the Friends of the Sheridan County Library Board and was used to showcase the Sheridan County libraries and the services they have to offer. It was free and open to the public and included: local vendors and food trucks, a Fun Run (5K and 1 mile), costume contest for all ages, adult and kid yoga by Monique Mueller, Magic Show by The Amazing AJ, music from local musician Will Craft, story time from local authors / librarians Laura Wold, Tyler Julian and Michelle Havenga and kids events of a bounce house, bubbles, lawn games, local fire department demonstration and obstacle courses.

Starlight Swing Outdoor Big Band

Dance

The Eric Richards Big Band presented a free weekend of concert jazz and big band dancing. This two- day event was supported by the John B. and Dorothy D. Duncan Foundation in collaboration with Whitney Benefits, the Homer A. and Mildred S. Scott Foundation and the Sheridan College Foundation. The band is led by composer / arranger / trombonist Eric Richards (director of bands and jazz studies at Sheridan College) and is comprised of some of the finest musician-educators in Wyoming, Montana, Colorado and Washington. The band was especially excited to present an outdoor big band dance for our Sheridan community at the pavilion in Whitney Commons park on July 31, 2021. A large multi-generational crowd attended to listen and dance.

9th Annual Sheridan County

Chamber of Commerce Brewfest

The Fremont Toyota Suds ‘n Spurs Brewfest took place at Whitney Commons on Aug. 28, 2021. This event featured 21 craft brewers from Montana, South Dakota, Colorado, Michigan, Alaska and Wyoming, including Sheridan’s own Black Tooth, Luminous and Smith Alley breweries, giving Sheridan residents a chance to sample a large variety of craft brews from all across the country. This is the major fundraiser for the chamber of commerce with the funds raised being dedicated to furthering the missions of their volunteer committees and to education and training opportunities for the Sheridan business community. The event had 1,100 participants and raised around $32,000.

Out of the Darkness Suicide

Prevention Walk

The 10th annual Out of the Darkness Walk was held Sept. 18, 2021, at Whitney Commons park. The event was hosted by the local chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention to raise awareness for suicide prevention and to destigmatize seeking metal health help. This walk provides the community with an opportunity to come together to help raise awareness and to bring hope to those who have been affected by suicide. This year the walk was able to raise just over $46,000 with almost 200 walk participants!

March Against Family Violence

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness month. The Advocacy and Resource Center of Sheridan, Uprising and Compass Center for Families hosted the “March Against Family Violence” Oct. 9, 2021, that ended at Whitney Commons park. Participants carried the message that family violence is not acceptable, families are too important to lose to family violence and the community is too important to suffer the lasting effects of family violence. The Advocacy and Resource Center of Sheridan provides assistance to victims of all violent crimes in Sheridan County that may not have anywhere else to turn. The march was to raise awareness of family violence and to show that healthy families make a healthy community.

The Link, Partners In Pink

In 2021, the Sheridan Memorial Hospital Foundation hosted its 13th annual Link – Partners in Pink Run/Walk during the month of October. This year’s Virtual Link was an opportunity to get out, dress in pink and go for walks with family, friends or co-workers to support The Virtual Link – Partners in Pink throughout the virtual month-long event. The foundation encourages our community to join in a time where we come together by staying apart for some of the most vulnerable patients and friends. The Link – Partners in Pink offers an outlet for the community to support cancer care and healing in the community. Registration was held Saturday, Oct. 16, at Whitney Commons park. Smaller groups were able to enjoy the park on the lovely fall day for a walk with friends and family. Whitney Commons is a beautiful place to bring together volunteers, generous donors, sponsors, participants and the community for such an incredible cause. Proceeds from this year’s event are expected to near $50,000 and will support comfort and care for patients and their families at the Welch Cancer Center. Return to Whitney Commons

Whitney Commons Events

© Whitney Benefits, Inc. All Rights Reserved Phone: 307-674-7303
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