U.S. Department of Agriculture Official Praises Climb Wyoming

By Orr, Becky | Wyoming Tribune-Eagle (Cheyenne, WY), September 27, 2016 | Go to article overview

U.S. Department of Agriculture Official Praises Climb Wyoming


Orr, Becky, Wyoming Tribune-Eagle (Cheyenne, WY)


Written Monday, Sept. 26, 2016 USDA official praises Climb Wyoming At a glance A leader at the United States Department of Agriculture commended the Climb Wyoming program during a visit to Cheyenne on Monday.

Wyoming Tribune Eagle CHEYENNE - Kevin Concannon had heard great things about Climb Wyoming.

On Monday, he decided to find out for himself and visited the Cheyenne program's office.

Concannon is the under secretary for food, nutrition and consumer services for the United States Department of Agriculture. He met with Climb Wyoming founder Ray Fleming Dinneen and members of the local program's staff.

"It's one of the best programs in the country," Concannon said of Climb Wyoming, a nonprofit statewide organization based in Cheyenne.

The program helps low-income single mothers out of poverty through career training and job placement. Women learn skills to help them and their children become financially independent.

Students receive instruction from Laramie County Community College in their career areas.

Staff members teach skills so women can navigate many aspects of their lives successfully.

Climb Wyoming has served 2,060 mothers since it started in 1986. It has served 3,387 children since 2004.

The program receives money from the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program's Employment and Training Initiative.

"One of the major priority areas for the national SNAP, or food stamp, program is to promote more work and employment opportunities," Concannon said. "We know it's important for people to get the help when they need it, but we're also deeply interested in saying what can we do to position families so that in the future they won't need the program. …

The rest of this article is only available to active members of Questia

Already a member? Log in now.

Notes for this article

Add a new note
If you are trying to select text to create highlights or citations, remember that you must now click or tap on the first word, and then click or tap on the last word.
One moment ...
Default project is now your active project.
Project items
Notes
Cite this article

Cited article

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA 8, MLA 7, APA and Chicago citation styles.

(Einhorn, 1992, p. 25)

(Einhorn 25)

(Einhorn 25)

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Note: primary sources have slightly different requirements for citation. Please see these guidelines for more information.

Cited article

U.S. Department of Agriculture Official Praises Climb Wyoming
Settings

Settings

Typeface
Text size Smaller Larger Reset View mode
Search within

Search within this article

Look up

Look up a word

  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
Please submit a word or phrase above.
Print this page

Print this page

Why can't I print more than one page at a time?

Help
Full screen
Items saved from this article
  • Highlights & Notes
  • Citations
Some of your highlights are legacy items.

Highlights saved before July 30, 2012 will not be displayed on their respective source pages.

You can easily re-create the highlights by opening the book page or article, selecting the text, and clicking “Highlight.”

matching results for page

    Questia reader help

    How to highlight and cite specific passages

    1. Click or tap the first word you want to select.
    2. Click or tap the last word you want to select, and you’ll see everything in between get selected.
    3. You’ll then get a menu of options like creating a highlight or a citation from that passage of text.

    OK, got it!

    Cited passage

    Style
    Citations are available only to our active members.
    Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA 8, MLA 7, APA and Chicago citation styles.

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn, 1992, p. 25).

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences."1

    1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

    Cited passage

    Thanks for trying Questia!

    Please continue trying out our research tools, but please note, full functionality is available only to our active members.

    Your work will be lost once you leave this Web page.

    Buy instant access to save your work.

    Already a member? Log in now.

    Search by... Author
    Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

    Oops!

    An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.