Not-for-profit moves forward with day care


LUSK – The Silver Springs Center for Excellence is a not-for-profit corporation founded in August 2019. The purpose of the SSCE is to establish a full-time daycare center in Lusk. The goals of the organization include obtaining a building site, selecting a company to manage the daycare, and partnering with the YMCA to provide healthy living activities.

An initial fundraiser dinner was held Sept. 6 and as of Oct. 14, approximately $13,700 has been given to the SSCE. The NEA has offered a generous donation, and, in addition, an anonymous donor is offering a match of dollar for dollar up to $150,000. The SSCE is exploring other fundraising activities.

The SSCE holds regular monthly meetings and is in the process of developing a comprehensive business plan. Board members are Kody Nelson, Cassandra Matney, Nikita Thomas, George Mirich, Rick Catron, Anndee Meng and Elaine Griffith. Anyone wishing to make comments or suggestions may mail them to SSCE, PO Box 1081, Lusk, WY 82225 or email at [email protected] .

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