Updates from Gillette

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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Lasting Bonds: Congrats to Our Gillette Grads!

June 5, 2018 | Posted in: Climb Wyoming, Recruitment

“Being a single mother can feel very isolating, so these women came to Climb really wanting to connect with other moms. It meant a lot to them to go through this experience together. Healthcare is the perfect career path...

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“Climb Helped Me Get My Smile Back”

March 13, 2018 | Posted in: Climb Wyoming

Every day, Climb staff advocate for moms to get the help they need to be ready for work. Felicia, who lives in Gillette, knew she wanted to become an electrician for years before graduating from Climb. At the start...

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The Powerful Group Experience: Congrats to Our Gillette Grads!

December 6, 2017 | Posted in: Climb Wyoming, Recruitment

“This was a brave group of women who weren’t afraid to look deeply into what might be making success more difficult for them and talk openly about it with each other. They kept working together as a group, pushing...

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Climb Wyoming’s Simple Statistics

September 26, 2017 | Posted in: Press

Ryan @ County 17 POSTED ON AUGUST 3, 2017 (Gillette, Wyo.) It’s simple statistics, when moms are successful, their success is transferred to their children, says Stacie McDonald, program director of Climb Wyoming. What McDonald is referring to is the...

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Feeling Worthy: Supporting Grads with Career Success

July 25, 2017 | Posted in: Climb Wyoming, Recruitment

(Above: Climb participants complete the statement “I Am Becoming…” later in the program as a way to share how they’ve come to see themselves differently.) Asking for a raise can be nerve-wracking—just ask Stacie McDonald, Climb Wyoming’s program director...

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Mastering Patient Care: Congrats to Our Gillette Graduates!

June 8, 2017 | Posted in: Climb Wyoming, Recruitment

“Being a CNA is an intimate job, and in skills training participants have to take turns being both a healthcare provider and a volunteer patient. I saw these women working so hard with each other in both roles to...

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A Lasting Partnership

April 4, 2017 | Posted in: Climb Wyoming

Over more than a decade, MGM Enterprises Inc. has worked with Climb to train more than 100 single moms—and the benefits go both ways. Facing a shortage of skilled, well-trained employees is something every business dreads—so what if you...

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Cheering Each Other On: Congrats to Our Recent Gillette Graduates

November 1, 2016 | Posted in: Climb Wyoming

  “On the day of the CNA certification exam, this group was very nervous. But all of the moms passed their tests beautifully, and the really inspiring thing to see was how those who finished stayed to support others...

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A Market-Based Approach: Climb Responds to Wyoming’s Changing Economy

July 18, 2016 | Posted in: Climb Wyoming, Recruitment

With the challenging economy and rising unemployment rates in Wyoming, the Climb Wyoming program is more important than ever for low-income single mothers across the state. Climb’s market-based approach of actively engaging with local businesses and industry groups has...

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