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Welcome to another year of exciting shopping at the United Methodist Thrift Shop. When you’re on the go, looking for the right item at the right price, come check out our high-quality selections. Our community is extremely generous and we invite you to share this with our great prices. Our jewelry ranges from fine costume and vintage pieces to fine gold and silver gemstones. Come see a new belt with a beautiful Black Hills Gold buckle! Are you looking to replace some of your pans, small appliances or kitchen utensils? Perfect. Our linen shelves are overflowing with blankets, sheets and quilts of all sizes and colors. We have a wide variety of books, puzzles, games and toys to keep your quiet hours busy too.

You’ll find us at 2111 East 12th in the Beverly Plaza Mall, near Big Lots and the Dollar Store. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday

All proceeds go to support local charities Interfaith and Holy Cross. Help out our neighbors and shop with us. “Like us” on Facebook at United Methodist Thrift Shop.

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St. Vincent DePaul open

St. Vincent DePaul Thrift Store is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The store is a great place to visit and shop. It is located at 301 EH street 307-237-2607. Local charities Seton House, Holy Cross, Interfaith and Food For Thought receive 100% of the proceeds. Consider donating unwanted items, including but not limited to clothing, household items, books, and jewelry. Valentine’s Day is coming soon. You can visit us on Facebook.

Homeownership applications are open

Habitat for Humanity, The Heart of Wyoming will be accepting applications for its homeownership program from January 3-31.

Are you on our mailing list? Call 307-234-1348 or visit heartofwyoming.org to request an application. Habitat for Humanity, The Heart of Wyoming helps provide safe, affordable housing for qualified applicants who live or work in Natrona County.

To learn more about our eligibility criteria, the application process, or the homeownership program, contact the program manager Kelly Cooper at [email protected] Habitat for Humanity, The Heart of Wyoming is an equal opportunity lender

Set of weekly grief sharing meetings

Grief Share is a support group to support and encourage you through your grief journey. After the funeral, when the cards and flowers stop arriving, most people around you go back to their normal lives. But your grief persists and you feel alone. Often your friends and family want to help you, but don’t know how. That’s what Grief Share is all about. Our group is led by caring people who have experienced bereavement and managed to rebuild their lives. We understand how you feel as we have been in the same place. We will walk with you the long road through grief to healing and hope for the future. We will meet weekly at Highland Park Community Church, 5725 Highland Dr., Casper, beginning Tuesday, September 14 at 6:30 p.m. in the hall. 1327. There is a $20 fee for the book (scholarships available). For more information, please call Vickie Obermueller at 262-8024 or The Healing Place at 265-3977.

Confidential Support Groups Focus on Suicidal Grief

Due to COVID-19, there are no in-person suicide bereavement support groups at this time. However, there are Zoom support meetings on the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month that are advertised and by invitation on JR’s Hunt; for Lifetime Facebook Support Page. Join the page and watch for the announcement invitation and join. These are confidential and closed to the public. You must register through the Zoom app/invitation to attend. If you’re having trouble, they can also FaceTime you into meetings. Once you have joined the Facebook group, you can send a message with any questions.

Resistance to open poverty

Poverty Resistance Food Pantry, 450 S. Wolcott, Casper restored social distancing at the pantry. The agency also limits the number of customers inside the pantry to six at a time. This is necessary because new COVID cases have skyrocketed and Wyoming’s overall vaccination rate is among the lowest in the country. For more information, contact Mary Ann Budenske at 307-215-4732, email her at [email protected] or message her on Facebook.

Parkinson’s exercise group

This exercise class is open to anyone with Parkinson’s disease and focuses on improving balance, endurance, safety, and symptom management. It is open to all ages and the class can be adapted to meet different exercise needs. The cost of the course is $5. The group meets Tuesdays from noon to 1 p.m. at Rocky Mountain Therapy, 2546 East 2nd Street, Building #500. If you have any questions, call 577-5204 or 237-1200.

Pantry List Update

  • Casper Community Church Pantry, 249 N. Wolcott, Saturday, 9-11 a.m. Eugene, 307-462-6821
  • Oasis Food Pantry, College Heights Community Center Food Pantry, 1927 South Walnut, Thursday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 307-224-4104 (X 7)
  • Faith Assembly of God Pantry, 4301 Casper Mountain Road, Tuesday, 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. 265-9121. Staff deliver pre-made boxes to the front door of the church during the pandemic.
  • First Christian Church, Sandwich Ministry begins Saturday, 10 a.m. to noon, in the covered walkway of First United Methodist Church downtown. Info: [email protected]
  • Food Pantry Holy Cross Center Inc., 1030 N. Lincoln, Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. 577-1041
  • Mountain View Baptist Food Pantry, 4250 Poison Spider Road, Wednesday, 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. 234-4381 or [email protected]
  • Food Pantry Joshua’s Storehouse, 334 S. Wolcott St., Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Take-out format. 265-0242
  • Wyoming Rescue Mission serves breakfast weekdays, 6:30 a.m. to 7 a.m., lunch, 12 p.m. to 12:30 p.m., dinner, 6 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. On weekends and holidays, brunch from 11:00 a.m., dinner from 5:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • Glenrock, second and fourth Wednesday of each month at 506 West Birch, St. 15 (downtown), 1-5 p.m.

Mary Ann Budenske: 307-215-4732 or [email protected]

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