While there are a number of factors that drive cancer, early detection (including recommended screenings) and preventive measures can lessen the burden of cancer on an individual’s and a community’s health.
Good nutrition, regular physical activity and a healthy body weight are essential components for overall health and well-being.
Injury is the leading cause of death for Americans ages 1 to 44, and was the fourth leading cause of death in Wyoming in 2013, according to Healthy People 2020.
Collecting data on homeless people can be very difficult given the nature of their circumstances. Across the nation, each community is responsible for organizing one day each year to do a “point-in-time count” in order to provide an estimate of the homeless population in their communities.
The social determinants of health are the conditions and circumstances in which people live, work and play—the ones that they are born into and grow up in.
Access to quality healthcare has a profound effect on every aspect of a person’s health.
Clinical preventive services provide incredible opportunities for increased life expectancy and the maintenance of a higher quality of life. Access to care is about more than simply the cost.
A diverse partnership is necessary in order to assess our community’s needs and plan how to address those needs. Laramie County organizations have a long history of working together. Those partnerships were formalized in 1997 under the umbrella of the Healthier Laramie County Community Partnership (LCCP). Today, the completely volunteer-driven LCCP consists of nearly 65 partners, comprised of human service organizations, private-sector individuals, faith-based groups, funders and local and state government representatives dedicated to serving vulnerable residents throughout the county as part of a comprehensive planning effort.
Cheyenne Regional Medical Center officials are inviting community members to participate in public forums focusing on the hospital’s strategic plan. The forums are being held in the hospital’s main auditoriums, located at 214 East 23rd St. ALIGN, a respected local business consulting firm, is facilitating the one-hour discussions. No RSVP is required, although seating will […]
Beyond the Rack: Men's Career Closet is seeking a new location to operate from. Though their current location is amazing; the building is soon to be sold. BTR reaching out to see if there are any property owners, business owners, churches, etc, that may have a building or good sized space that offers handicapped access and restrooms in addition to enough room for several racks for clothing. As a reminder; BTR: Men's Career Closet is a small non profit that assists men going through personal &/or professional transition to obtain professional work wear for various reasons including job interviews, first days on the job, court, etc. BTR's goal is to help men learn how to dress for success and gain the confidence they need for the changes they are facing. All services are free of charge with no strings attached. As of today, BTR has successfully operated since launching in August 2012, and has established itself in the community as a stable and very needed resource for men. BTR is consistently busy bringing in clients, but is also going through organizational transition with the goal is continuing to improve operations and organization. Finding a new location and hopefully permanent or long term home being top of the list. Please share this with the community.
For more information please contact: Jennifer Cruz Workforce Specialist 1510 E. Pershing Blvd.-West Entrance Cheyenne, WY 82001 307-777-3727 firstname.lastname@example.org ...
Big Brothers Big Sisters and Ernie November invite you to come down to Depot Plaza on Saturday, August 5 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm for our Skateboard Deck Design Block Party. We will have… · skate trick exhibition · face painting · skate deck art exhibition · slime · games · KRRR radio · Music · Marvel Superhero’s · local hero’s too!
The day will end by awarding the winners of the art contest. Flydragon Art Studio has hand crafted a special Cheyenne 150th Anniversary skate deck for the youth winner! Rib and Chop House has donated a gift card for the adult category winner. Hope to see you all there!
For more information please contact: Catherine Fuller Director of Community Engagement Greater Wyoming Big Brothers Big Sisters Capitol Avenue Ste 510 Cheyenne, Wyoming 82001 307-514-3383 (Office) 480-650-4949 (Cell) ...
Crossroad’s Healthcare funding raising event taking place on August 3rd at Texas roadhouse and the second one is the poster for their BBQ on August 16th from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm. Please contact Trisha if you have any questions or concerns: Trisha Runningfisher Crossroad’s Healthcare Outreach Coordinator/Case Manager Phone | 307.632.8064/ Cell Phone 307.996.7194 / Fax | 307.632-6131 100 Central Ave, Suite 100, Cheyenne, WY 82007 Online @ www.calc.net | or like us on Facebook @ www.facebook.com/CommunityActionofLaramieCounty...
Please join us for the August LCCP meeting as we welcome Jeremiah Lindemann, who will talk with us about the opioid crisis and his work to move the needle on this issue. The included link is just one news story covering his website “Celebrating Lost Loved Ones”. We hope to see everyone there!