Liebzeit on WyoLotto board

Jackson Hole Realtor Ed Liebzeit is one of two new members of the Wyoming Lottery Corporation’s board of directors. Gov. Mark Gordon, who appointed them, cited Liebzeit’s roles in “multiple nonprofits” and service on the boards of “numerous organizations that make a difference.” WyoLotto, established by the state Legislature, operates as a private business, but its net revenues are distributed by the state to Wyoming cities, towns and counties and deposited into the state’s Permanent Land Fund’s Common School Account.

Jones to judge

Jackson Hole’s Kelli Jones, founder of Noso Patches, will be in Emeryville, California, this week to serve as a judge at the second annual Title Nine Pitchfest. Nine female entrepreneurs will pitch their businesses in the hope of securing a purchase order and mentoring sessions from Jones and Missy Park, the founder of Title Nine.

Young pros plan workshop

Young Professionals of the Tetons will host a free workshop Tuesday called “Professionalism 101: Skills to Succeed and Advance at Work and In Life.” Shelby Read, a member of the organization and the program and outreach officer at the Community Foundation of Jackson Hole, will lead the workshop. It’s scheduled for 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Wort Hotel.

Coffee company wins medals

Snake River Roasting Co. won 12 medals at the 2019 Golden Bean North America roasting competition in Nashville, Tennessee. The Jackson company said this is the fifth year it has entered the contest. In 2018 it won 13 awards from the Golden Bean competition in Portland, Oregon. “This year our entire team, from delivery drivers to roasters to service technicians, attended the event together,” owner Ruth Ann Petroff said in a prepared statement. “We are a small team, and every one of us is passionate about the coffees we produce and invested in the connection we have with our customers. ... Tasting 1,300 coffees from around the U.S. provides us the opportunity to learn about coffee trends and standards while encouraging us to elevate our roasting profiles.”

Eat breakfast, talk SPET

October’s Business Over Breakfast will focus on the specific purpose excise tax. The Chamber of Commerce event is scheduled for 7:30 to 9 a.m. Oct. 3 at Snow King Hotel. The conversation will be about SPET requests on the Nov. 5 ballot. Breakfast costs $16 for chamber members, $25 for others. You can pay at the door. RSVP by 2 p.m. Oct. 2. Email

The Wyoming Lottery Corporation appointed Jackson Hole's Ed Liebzeit to the 2019 board of directors. 

Jennifer Dorsey is chief copy editor and Business section coordinator. She worked in Washington, D.C., and Chicago before moving to the Tetons.

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