“All Shook Up”

“All Shook Up”

On January 6, 1957, Elvis Presley made his seventh and final appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show. That is sixty-five years ago. Elvis certainly shook things up on the music scene, and he continues to have an impact long after his death. Why do I mention this? First of...
Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

Archbishop Desmond Tutu died on December 26, 2021. According to Marilyn Berger, “The cleric who used his pulpit and spirited oratory to help bring down apartheid in South Africa and then became the leading advocate of peaceful reconciliation under Black majority rule,...
End of Year Excitement

End of Year Excitement

The wheels of progress are turning here at United Way of Laramie County. Our collaboration with the city, county, and state government entities, local businesses, individual donors, and our program partners, is priming the pump for an even more effective outreach in...
Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving!

It is easy to look back over the last 21 months and see all the difficulties that have afflicted our lives. There seems to be no shortage of suffering, pain, loss, and grief. However, to quote Helen Keller, “Although the world is full of suffering, it is full also of...
Building Hope! Spreading Joy!

Building Hope! Spreading Joy!

Project Gratitude continued last week. We recently surprised Kyra at Murdoch’s on Lincolnway in Cheyenne. She wasn’t sure if she should participate in our give-a-way. We are grateful that she accepted our gift and allowed a photo to be taken. When we found out that...
The Many Roles of United Way

The Many Roles of United Way

United Way of Laramie County (UWLC) supports and provides funding to 22 different organizations and programs in Laramie County. UWLC also provides direct services in the Community Schools Program. Shelly Bybee coordinates services and goods for families at both Cole...