RS Council approves street closure for Ward I Block Party and liquor catering permit for the upcoming Cowboys Against Cancer annual benefit

RS Council approves street closure for Ward I Block Party and liquor catering permit for the upcoming Cowboys Against Cancer annual benefit

Have you wondered where Dooley is? He's been visiting with members of Halliburton's Governmental Affairs office in Washington D.C. Here he is sitting on the Terrance looking back toward the White House. Dooley is preparing for his appearance at the Cowboys Against Cancer Event on Nov. 1 at the Sweetwater Events Complex.

RS Council approves street closure for Ward I Block Party and liquor catering permit for the upcoming Cowboys Against Cancer annual benefit
Have you wondered where Dooley is? He’s been visiting with members of Halliburton’s Governmental Affairs office in Washington D.C. Here he is sitting on the Terrance looking back toward the White House. Dooley is preparing for his appearance at the Cowboys Against Cancer Event on Nov. 1 at the Sweetwater Events Complex.

ROCK SPRINGS – Several events got the stamp of approval from the Rock Springs City Council Tuesday night including a Ward I block party and a liquor catering permit for the Cowboys Against Cancer Event.

On Tuesday, the council approved a street closure that will affect B Street between Reed and Alder on Sept. 27 from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. The reason for the closure is a Ward I Block Party sponsored by Rock Springs City Councilman Clark Stith.

Stith wrote a letter to the council requesting the closure which was unanimously approved on Tuesday. In his letter he said the party is open to the public and there will be free food and refreshments. During the council meeting on Tuesday, Stith also reported the local band ZamTrip will be playing between 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. and encouraged everyone to come and enjoy.

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The council also approved several liquor catering requests from Lews Inc., on Tuesday night including the upcoming Cowboys Against Cancer Event. The event will take place on Nov. 1 at the Sweetwater Events Complex. The council approved the liquor catering permit to run from 3 p.m. to midnight.

This is the event’s 20th year with over $3 million dollars given to local cancer patients. The reception and auction preview will start at 4 p.m. followed by dinner at 6 p.m. The live auction will begin at 8 p.m. and dancing at 10 p.m. with music by the Sundowners.

Donations for the auction have been coming in and include a unique necklace donated by Connie Bluemel, a photograph of wild horses in the Sweetwater County sunset by local physician and recent Director of the Medical Staff at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County  Dr. Melinda Poyer, as well as quilts, tickets and other unique options. Go to the Cowboys Against Cancer Facebook page to take a look at some of the items.

The council also approved the transfer of Lews retail liquor license for two events in Kemmerer. The first is the South Lincoln Memorial Hospital Christmas Party on December 6, from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the South Lincoln Events Complex in Kemmerer and the second is for the Westmoreland Christmas Party on December 13, 2014, from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. also at the South Lincoln Events Complex.

The also approved a request from Lews to amend the serving area for the Ride for Life benefit on September 20 and amend the event times to Noon running until 11 p.m.