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Graduation Speech: Working Hard to Achieve My Dreams

February 13, 2019 | Posted in: Climb Wyoming, Recruitment, Updates

Pictured above: Aubrey reading the speech below during Climb’s commencement ceremony. Her job placement is with Genesis Alkali, a trona mine in southwest Wyoming. “Not very long ago, my life was hopeless. Now I am a powerful, confident and...

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Monthly Donor Making a Difference

February 12, 2019 | Posted in: Climb Wyoming, Updates

“Working for an economic development organization, I see Climb as part of the bigger picture in creating a healthy community. Climb’s impact can be tracked so far down the road—there’s no greater investment than changing lives. For me, monthly...

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THE POWER OF GROUP

February 12, 2019 | Posted in: Climb Wyoming, Recruitment, Updates

Pictured above: Tiffany’s Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) group in Casper included a wide range of ages—from 20’s up to a participant raising her great-grandchildren. Tiffany (back row, second from the right) is now working in the home health industry and...

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Updates for You: YOUR SUPPORT HAS MADE ALL THIS (AND MORE) POSSIBLE IN RECENT MONTHS!

February 12, 2019 | Posted in: Climb Wyoming, Updates

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) participants experienced what it’s like to be the patient during a mass casualty incident training with Laramie County Community College and the Cheyenne Veterans Affairs Medical Center. After role playing as victims, the moms gave...

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Grad Scales Career Ladder in Construction Industry

February 12, 2019 | Posted in: Climb Wyoming, Recruitment, Updates

Pictured above: Amber recalls when her son’s friend told him, “Girls can’t drive trucks,” so he stood up and said, “Yes they can! My mom does!” Now Amber’s daughter also works in the construction industry. Amber has climbed up...

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No Barriers: Two Climb Wyoming Grads Break Into the Trona Industry

January 23, 2019 | Posted in: Climb Wyoming, Press, Recruitment, Updates

SWEETWATER COUNTY — A few short weeks ago, Climb Wyoming participants were at work in the classroom at Western Wyoming Community College, learning professional office skills ranging from Microsoft Excel and QuickBooks to interpersonal conflict management and telephone etiquette....

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A Sense of Achievement: Congrats to Our Sweetwater Area Grads!

January 23, 2019 | Posted in: Climb Wyoming, Recruitment, Updates

“The women in this training often felt like they were learning an entirely new vocabulary to prepare for administrative careers. They worked hard to stretch their learning in other new ways, too, with exercises in mindfulness and focus, even...

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