Community Education News Posts

EWC Highlights Upcoming Class

The Community Education office at Eastern Wyoming College in Torrington is now accepting enrollments for the following class.

Basic Handgun Proficiency will be held Monday and Wednesdays May 11 to May 20 from 6- 8 pm. This class will be taught by Sgt. Patrick Connelly with the Torrington Police Department with the cost of $40 Basic Handgun Proficiency or $60 for the concealed carry class.

Whether you are simply wanting to develop or improve your handgun safety skills and proficiency, or intend to apply for a Wyoming Concealed Carry Permit, this class will meet your needs. TPD Sgt. Connelly will provide instruction on core fundamentals of handgun safety, proper handling, transportation and storage, as well as handgun shooting specifics such as proper stance, correct grip, sight alignment, proper trigger press, and sight picture. All participants in the class will experience 1 session of classroom instruction and 2 live-fire range sessions.

Individuals seeking a Wyoming Concealed Carry Permit will participate in an additional live-fire range session, during which specific carry permit issues will be addressed by Sgt. Connelly. Participants are responsible for providing their own handgun, holster and ammunition. Holsters, eye protection, ear protection and a hat with a brim are required equipment for the live-fire range sessions. Please do not bring guns or ammunition to the first class.

To register for this class or others, contact the EWC Community Education office at 307.532.8213 or 307.532.8323 or stop by to visit them at 3200 West C Street in Torrington.

EWC Highlights Upcoming Social Media Classes

The Community Education office at Eastern Wyoming College in Torrington is now accepting enrollments for the following Social Media classes.

What’s New on Facebook?
“Do you Facebook?” A question frequently heard these days . . . easy answer, most people say “yes”. Next question, “Do you use Facebook to its fullest potential?” Not as easily answered. With frequent updates and new options, it is difficult for the casual Facebook user to keep up. You could spend lots of your time searching the internet looking for information on these updates and options, analyzing how they can serve your needs, or you could take this class.

Let instructor Robert Goodall summarize and instruct you on how to best take advantage of what Facebook can do for you. He will review things like “Trending”, “Rooms”, “Safety Check”, News Feed”, “Say Thanks”, “A Look Back”, “Nearby Friends”, and “Privacy Checkup”, just to name a few. Even if you are a Facebook Newbie, this class is perfect for you!

This class will be Monday, March 16 from 6:00-8:30 pm in Tebbet room 273 and cost $25.

Small Business Social Media Marketing
Small business owner, does your marketing plan include social media? Whether you are new to the idea of social media marketing or you’ve toyed with it a bit, you must put this class on your schedule as a way of keeping your marketing plan current and effective. Upon completion of this hands-on class you will have a strong foundation and understanding of the different social media avenues, how to read and understand social media analytics, and how you can use social media to better market your business.

Terms such as trending, geotargeting, selfie, and hashtag will no longer be foreign to you, Twitter and Facebook will move from a family and friend communication tool to an integral part of your business marketing. You will find the social media network that fits you and your business. This is the perfect class for established as well as start-up businesses. Some experience with social media, particularly Facebook is recommended.

This class will be held on Monday/Thursday March 23, 26, 30 and April 2 in Tebbet room 273 from 6:30 – 8:30 pm and cost $45.

To register for these or any other classes please call the Community Education office at 307.532.8213.

EWC presents Researching Calamity Jane: A Can of Worms

The Community Education office at Eastern Wyoming College in Torrington presents speaker Glenda Bell on Tuesday, March 24 from 6:30 – 8:00 pm in Tebbet room 131 in Torrington, Wyoming. This presentation is free and open to the public.  Registration is required to help in seating.

Jane Canary, aka “Calamity Jane”—who was this Missouri farm girl who trudged West with her preacher father seeking gold? Having researched Jane for 27 years, Glenda Bell examines the fact, the fiction, and the fantasy surrounding this western icon. Glenda a graduate from the University of Wyoming, former Junior High teacher of English, Geography, and Director of Libraries/AV for the Billings, MT Public schools will share her research and her passion for the life of Calamity Jane as a part of EWC’s focus on Women in History Month.

To register for this free presentation call the EWC Community Education office at 532-8213.

EWC Highlights Upcoming Community Education men’s quilting class

The Community Education office at Eastern Wyoming College in Torrington is offering a quilting class for men’s quilting class with members of the Goshen County Quilters Guild.

Step in to the world of quilting under the guidance of master quilters. A basic knowledge of machine sewing and your own machine is necessary. You will also need a good pair of sewing scissors and lots of straight pins. Other helpful supplies will be discussed at the first class.

If you have specific questions concerning the quilt project for this class call Jane Dorn at 307-640-4002.

This class will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays March 10-19 and Saturday March 21 from 6:30-9:00pm and 8:00am-4:00 pm on Saturday in the EWC Community Training Center. The cost is $35 plus quilt kit.

To register for this class or others, contact the EWC Community Education office at 307.532.8213 or 307.532.8323 or stop by to visit them at 3200 West C Street in Torrington.

EWC Highlights Upcoming Youth Basketball Camp

The Community Education office at Eastern Wyoming College in Torrington is offering a Youth Basketball camp for children in grades 1-6.

Lady Lancers Assistant Head Basketball Coach, Neal Sherbeyn will be coaching this camp. Focus will be on building skills in dribbling, ball handling, passing/catching, shooting, running, and agility, as well as group cooperation. Coach Sherbeyn wants all participants to walk away with a positive attitude and a love for basketball.

This camp will be held Saturdays, March 7, 14, 21 and 28. Grades 1-3 will be from 8:30 – 9:45am and grades 4-6 will be 10-11:30 am in the EWC gymnasium. The cost is $35 and includes a t-shirt.

To register for this camp or other classes, contact the EWC Community Education office at 307.532.8213 or 307.532.8323 or stop by to visit them at 3200 West C Street in Torrington.

EWC announces Disney on Ice: Worlds of Fantasy bus trip

The Community Education office at Eastern Wyoming College in Torrington announces tickets are available for the trip to see Disney on Ice: Worlds of Fantasy on Saturday, March 21 at the Budweiser Events Center, in Loveland, CO.  The cost of this trip is $60 and includes an all-you-can-eat buffet.

Watch as your favorite Disney characters from CARS, THE LITTLE MERMAID, TINKER BELL, and TOY STORY come to life right front of your eyes.  Thrill to high-speed stunts, dive into an enchanting undersea kingdom, enter the mystical world of Pixie Hollow, and sit on the edge of your seat while you experience heroic action-live and on the ice!

Not only will you and your family enjoy a wonderfully entertaining and magical show, but your ticket for this trip includes an all-you-can-eat luncheon buffet at Loveland’s Golden Corral Restaurant. Seating for this trip is limited to 37, so don’t wait too long to call and register.  Registration & payment deadline is March 13.

To register for this trip or classes, contact the EWC Community Education office at 307.532.8213 or 307.532.8323 or stop by to visit them at 3200 West C Street in Torrington.

EWC taking registrations for upcoming CDL course to be held in Torrington

Eastern Wyoming College will be offering a CDL course in Torrington, April 6th – 20th. Class will be held Monday through Friday, 7 am to 5 pm.   The registration deadline for this course is March 16th.

This class is designed for those individuals interested in getting a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) or those who need a CDL for their job.  Employers needing CDL drivers or who are looking to train current staff should also inquire. Upon successful completion of this course, you will have your Class A CDL & D.O.T. physical so you will be ready for employment.

Workforce training grants are available for students and employers.  Interested individuals do need to complete the preregistration process.  Contact Melissa Dishman at 307.532.8365 or by email at workforce@ewc.wy.edu.

EWC announces New Online Courses: Intermediate Quick Books & Performing Payroll in Quick Books

Eastern Wyoming College has a program that makes it easy to take high-quality, noncredit online courses. EWC has partnered with ed2go to offer hundreds of online, instructor-led courses.

Intermediate Quick Books 2015
Many QuickBooks users only utilize a small portion of the available features. In this course, we’ll go beyond the basics as you master QuickBooks’ more advanced features and applications. You’ll learn how to enter price levels for inventory, track discounts and credits, and manage journal entries. Whether you’re a small-business owner, or a bookkeeper or accountant needing a QuickBooks refresher, this course will make you more confident and secure in accounting for your business.

Performing Payroll in QuickBooks 2015
Preparing payroll in any small business can be a daunting task. Whether you have one or 20 employees, the federal and state requirements are often the same! However, by using the payroll feature in QuickBooks 2015, you can master efficient techniques for creating paychecks, paying taxes, producing job costing reports, and generating forms and reports quickly and easily.

Instructor Scott Paxton is recognized as a Certified Public Accountant and holds master’s degrees in business administration and accounting. His background includes experience as a public accountant, a manager in the banking industry, an entrepreneur and a college business instructor. In addition, Scott has spent much of his career working closely with small business owners to help them successfully implement and troubleshoot the QuickBooks accounting program.

To learn more, visit the Community Education office online at ewc.wy.edu/communityed or call the Community Education office at 307.532.8213.

EWC Highlights Upcoming Community Education Youth Camps

The Community Education office at Eastern Wyoming College in Torrington announces upcoming youth Rodeo and basketball camps.

YOUTH RODEO CAMP is open to buckaroos in grades 1-6. In this ground clinic EWC Rodeo Coach and EWC Rodeo Team members will instruct students on the college rodeo events and basic rodeo skills. Equipment is provided; clinic does not include animals. The registration fee includes a t-shirt and a 2014 Lancer Rodeo ticket. This camp will be held on Monday March 2 from 4- 5:30 pm at the Goshen County Fairgrounds Pavilion and will cost $20.

YOUTH BASKETBALL is open to children in grades 1-6. Players will learn basic skills while having fun! Class focus is on building skills in dribbling, ball handling, passing/catching, shooting, running, and agility, as well as group cooperation. What Coach Conde wants his players to walk away with is a positive attitude and a love for basketball. This camp will be held on Saturdays, March 7 through March 28. Grades 1-3 from 8:309:45 am and grades 4-6 will be held from 10-11:30 am. The cost of this camp is $35 and includes a t-shirt.

START SMART WEEBALL BASKETBALL class is limited to children age 4 (by Jan 2015), age 5, and 6 year old Kindergarteners. A lower basket and child-sized balls are used in this structured program that focuses on teaching children and their parents the basic motor skills necessary to play organized basketball.

Classes for 4 & 5 year olds will be held Tuesdays, March 17, 24/April 7, 14. Classes for 6 year olds will be held on Thursdays, March 19, 26/April 9, 16. Times for both of these is 5:30-6:30pm and the cost is $35 and includes a t-shirt. Please note there is no class the week of March 30-April 3.

To register for these camps or other classes, contact the EWC Community Education office at 307.532.8213 or 307.532.8323 or stop by to visit them at 3200 West C Street in Torrington.

EWC Workforce Development to offer CPR and First Aid class

The Workforce Development office at Eastern Wyoming College in Torrington is offering a CPR & First Aid class on Monday January 26 from 5:30-9:30 pm. This class will be held in the Community Training Center on the main campus in Torrington and will cost $45.

This course is designed for anyone who would like to learn or become certified in CPR and First Aid. Participants will be certified in both CPR and First Aid by the American Heart Association. Teachers, coaches, early childhood providers, and all welcome.

To register for this class, contact Donna White at EWC Workforce Development/Community Education office at 307.532.8323.

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