Please join the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Big Horns in honoring Jim Hicks at the 3rd Annual Awards and Recognition Breakfast. In his years as a community leader, Jim advocated for youth and the Boys & Girls Club. He knew the community would be well served by providng a safe, nurturing environment for kids in Kaycee and Buffalo. His lifetime of public service will be highlighted at the Breakfast to be held on Thursday, November 8, 2018 at 7 a.m. (breakfast is served at 6:30 a.m.) at the Bozeman Trail Conference Center in Buffalo. It is open to the public, and there is no cost to attend but attendees are expected to make a contribution to the Boys & Girls Clubs.
WHEN: November 8, 2018 at 7 a.m. (breakfast is served at 6:30 a.m.)
WHERE: Bozeman Trail Conference Center in Buffalo
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Governor Dave Freudenthal
Gov. Freudenthal is a Wyoming native who served two terms as Wyoming’s 31st governor from 2002-2011.
His successful leadership in the development of the state’s natural resources through meaningful regulations and pipeline infrastructure and capacity lead to his service as Chairman of the Western Governors Association and Chairman of the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission.
Born and raised in Wyoming, Freudenthal graduated from Amherst College in 1973 and returned to his home state working as an economist and the State Planning Coordinator under Gov. Ed Herschler. After earning a law degree from the University of Wyoming in 1980, he opened his own one-person law firm in Cheyenne. In 1994, he was appointed U.S. Attorney for the District of Wyoming.
Following his two terms as Governor, Freudenthal taught part time at the University of Wyoming, then practiced with Crowell & Moring until opening Freudenthal Law Office in 2017.
Dave and his wife Nancy have four children, and five grandchildren and live in Cheyenne.