Gillette College’s 50th Anniversary Kicks Off Tonight With a Bang
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Gillette College is kicking off its 50th anniversary celebration tonight with a literal bang. A small cannon will sound one time at around 6 p.m. at the 50thAnniversary Foamy 5K Walk/Run at the Gillette College Tech Center.
According to Gillette Police Lt. Chad Trebby, the surrounding subdivision on 4J Road will most likely be able to hear the “deep boom” of the cannon.
While formal registration for the walk/run is closed, walk-up registration will be available at the door for $15 with no T-shirt given.
“Gillette College is pleased to celebrate this milestone with Gillette and the Campbell County Community. We are grateful for the continued support of the citizens and partners, which allow the college to deliver high-quality, post-secondary education in our community,” said Gillette College Vice President Janell Oberlander.
Tonight’s walk/run is the beginning of the three-day celebration that includes:
- Free Campus tours –Thursday and Friday
- Gillette College soccer field dedication with games against Central Wyoming – Friday at 1 p.m.
- Eight Second Ride Concert – Friday at 7 p.m. (tickets are $25)
- Welcome Back Birthday Event at the Pronghorn Center – Saturday at 2 p.m.
- Dinner and Reception with Governor Gordon – Saturday at 6 p.m. (tickets are $75)