Updates from Sweetwater Area

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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Driving for Change: Congrats to Our Sweetwater Area Grads

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

“The tenacious moms in this program showed incredible grit! They have fought poverty with everything they’ve got so that they can gain financial stability for their families. “I love the person I am becoming. All I have ever wanted...

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Ten Graduate Climb Wyoming Program

May 9, 2019 | Posted in: Climb Wyoming, Press

  GREEN RIVER STAR By Stephanie Thompson Ten graduate Climb Wyo. program For 10 single mothers, it was an evening to show family members and the community how important the Climb Wyoming program is to them. Climb Wyoming is a...

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Climb Wyoming Shares Successes with Green River City Council

April 10, 2019 | Posted in: Climb Wyoming, Press, Updates

SWEETWATER NOW By Olivia Kennah, March 20, 2019 GREEN RIVER– Climb Wyoming gave an update at the Green River City Council meeting Tuesday night, in which the council heard from a resident who successfully went through Climb’s CDL program....

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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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Lewis & Lewis Snatches Up Half of Climb Wyoming’s CDL Grads

May 15, 2018 | Posted in: Climb Wyoming, Press, Recruitment, Updates

By Katie Glennemeier SWEETWATER NOW | May 13, 2018 ROCK SPRINGS — Five Climb Wyoming graduate moms are celebrating this Mother’s Day with a new job. And not just any job, but a skilled high-paying Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) job with benefits...

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A Path to Success: Congrats to Our Sweetwater Area Grads!

May 15, 2018 | Posted in: Climb Wyoming, Recruitment

“This training was life-changing not only for the women in this program but also for their 25 kids who range in age from infants to teens. This next generation will have more opportunities and increased stability thanks to the...

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Tools of the Trade

March 13, 2018 | Posted in: Climb Wyoming, Recruitment

Climb’s single moms use advanced tools and technologies to change their families’ lives and contribute to Wyoming’s workforce.   With its dashboard of buttons, levers, and hydraulics, the forklift is a machine that takes hours of technical training to...

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A New Path Forward: Congrats to Our Sweetwater Area Grads!

December 18, 2017 | Posted in: Climb Wyoming, Recruitment

“There were certain words we heard again and again from moms at the end of this program, especially strong, independent and empowered. They learned that they really do have choices in life and can take back control over their...

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