Updates from Sweetwater Area

Sweetwater Program Update: Winter 2022

February 15, 2022 | Posted in: Climb Wyoming, Recruitment, Updates

Photo Above: Michelle gets the microphone to share her reflections on completing the Sweetwater Area’s recent Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) training.   Though many of the participants in the Sweetwater Area’s recent Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) training were unemployed when...

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Climb Wyoming celebrates 35 years of helping women empower themselves

December 29, 2021 | Posted in: Climb Profile, Climb Wyoming, Press, Recruitment, Updates

Green River Star By David Martin, Editor December 9, 2021 Green River, WY– Stormie Prime remembers the day she decided to enroll in Climb Wyoming. The Green River native had noticed an advertisement for the program, which aims to...

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Carrying the Burden: Single Moms Hit Hardest by Pandemic

December 10, 2021 | Posted in: Climb Wyoming, Recruitment, Updates

Photo Above: Angela, pictured here with three of her sons, says her family experienced high levels of stress when she lost her job during the pandemic. Before COVID, Angela had a great job with a family-friendly schedule—but she was...

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Sweetwater Area Program Update: Fall 2021

October 4, 2021 | Posted in: Climb Wyoming, Recruitment, Updates

  (Photo Above: Lisa practices backing up during the Sweetwater Area’s recent program, which included additional training with Mountain West Driving School and Western Wyoming Community College for operating forklifts and other industrial equipment.) “The women in my group were...

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Sweetwater Area Program Update 2021

February 1, 2021 | Posted in: Climb Wyoming, Recruitment, Updates

Photos Above: Recent graduate Kelsey practices CPR skills during the Sweetwater Area’s recent training, which included 10 women and 17 children. Holly celebrates graduating from the program with her son. “2020 knocked me down more than once but gave...

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Brooke’s Video: My Life Now

August 7, 2020 | Posted in: Climb Wyoming, Recruitment

Brooke, a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) graduate from Climb Wyoming, now works in a long-term care facility, where she’s helping her patients cope during this uncertain time.

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Sweetwater Program Update: Summer 2020

July 1, 2020 | Posted in: Climb Wyoming, Recruitment, Updates

Photos Above: All 12 participants in the Sweetwater Area’s recent Commercial Driving (CDL) training passed their CDL tests, with several already working in essential transportation jobs. Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) graduate Kira, who works at Sage View Care Center,...

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Updates for You: Spring 2020

March 11, 2020 | Posted in: Climb Wyoming, Recruitment, Updates

Learning how to stay safe on the job is part of every Climb program and gives participants an edge with employers. Recent examples include First Aid/CPR and OSHA certifications in Cheyenne’s Pipefitting program, back care for Casper Certified Nursing...

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A Perfect Match: Congrats to Our Sweetwater Area Grads!

February 4, 2020 | Posted in: Climb Wyoming, Recruitment, Updates

“Grit, intelligence and compassion helped the moms in this program find success at every turn. They all passed their CNA tests on the first try, which is a big deal. Several were hired right from their job interviews, a...

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Grad’s Perseverance Pays Off with High Wages in the Trucking Industry

July 18, 2019 | Posted in: Climb Wyoming, Recruitment, Updates

(Above: Rachael with her “rig,” which has 18 wheels and can haul 80,000 pounds.) “You become a lot more aware of everything,” says Rachael of being in the driver’s seat of her large Peterbilt truck. Her “rig,” the vehicle...

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