Updates from Sweetwater Area

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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Against The Odds: A Mother’s Love

December 14, 2017 | Posted in: Press

SWEETWATER NOW News Desk December 13, 2017 at 5:22 pm ROCK SPRINGS — Sometimes it feels like life is just piling on, but those struggles can steer us to the right path. For Shirley Jilge, taking care of her mother...

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Photo Gallery: You Are Making Smiles Possible

July 25, 2017 | Posted in: Climb Wyoming

“Mom and Kid Night” is a special gathering during the Climb program when participants get to meet each other’s families. These photos from our Sweetwater Area program will show you the smiles you are helping create by supporting Climb...

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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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Climb Wyoming Receives Generous Donation from Tata Chemicals to Help Low-Income Single Mothers Achieve Self-Sufficiency in Rock Springs

April 6, 2017 | Posted in: Awards & Recognition

(Rock Springs, WY) Climb Wyoming, a statewide nonprofit whose mission is for low-income single mothers to discover self-sufficiency through career training and placement, is honored to be selected as the recipient of a generous $25,000 grant from Tata Chemicals....

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Grad Uses Her New Voice to Help 5th-Grade Son

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

Above: Lisa stands with her two sons (left) and proudly displaying her certificate of completion from Climb’s Certified Nursing Assistant program. “I had a voice before Climb, but it got me into trouble,” says Lisa, who graduated from the Sweetwater...

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Ready to Make a Change: Congrats to Our Recent Sweetwater Area Graduates!

February 2, 2017 | Posted in: Climb Wyoming, Recruitment

“These participants came to Climb motivated to make positive changes in their lives. Many were struggling with housing, either living with relatives or something temporary. During the program, not a single participant missed a day of CNA training. They...

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