Community Education News Posts

Limited seating still available for Candlelight Dinner Theatre

The Community Education department at Eastern Wyoming College in Torrington is still accepting registrations for an upcoming trip, Singin’ in the Rain, Candlelight Dinner Theatre.  This trip is Saturday, May 30.  The bus will leave from the EWC parking lot at 9 am and return at 7 pm.  The cost of $65 includes meal, beverage and tip.

Hilarious situations, snappy dialogue, song and dance, a hit parade score, an onstage rainstorm and of course a delicious meal are all included in this dinner theatre trip.  Singin’ in the Rain is perfect entertainment for any fan of the golden age of movie musicals.

Call or stop by EWC Community Education to reserve your spot today at 307.532.8213 or 307.532.8323 or 3200 West C Street in Torrington.  The registration deadline for this trip is May 22.

EWC Highlights Upcoming Kidney Smart class

The Community Education office at Eastern Wyoming College in Torrington is partnering with Scottsbluff DaVita to bring the following class.

Kidney Smart will be held on Mondays, May 18th, June 15, July 20, and August 17 from 6-8:00 pm. This class will be held in the EWC Community Training Center and there is no cost for the class.

Kidney Smart is an education program concerned with chronic kidney disease (CKD).  It is focused on helping patients and families understand and manage their kidney health.  Launched in June of 2012, Kidney Smart provides no-cost CKD classes to tens of thousands of patients each year across the country, fostering healthier and more prepared kidney patients.

This class is available to patients, family members, medical staff and anyone who would like more information on chronic kidney disease.  The class may be repeated as many times as a person would like, again at no-cost.

To register for a Kidney Smart class contact the EWC Community Education office at 307.532.8323 by 3:00 pm on the day of the class you would like to attend.

EWC highlights upcoming Community Education class

The Community Education office at Eastern Wyoming College in Torrington is offering the following class.

FASHIONABLE LADIES, HATS OF STYLE & AFTERNOON TEA
Ladies, in times past, hats were not only a popular accessory and fashion statement, but also a show of social grace and status—times reminiscent of the Unsinkable Molly Brown, Kentucky Derby, Easter Bonnets and Downton Abbey. Spend a lovely afternoon creating your own elegant, one-of-a-kind, fashionable hat to show off while you enjoy a traditional afternoon tea. This is a perfect activity for mothers and daughters, sisters and best friends. Fellas, what a special birthday or early Mother’s Day gift for those wonderful women in your life!

This class is being taught by the Flower sisters and will be held on Saturday April 11 from 12:30 – 3:30 pm. The cost of this class is $45 which includes all the materials for the hats.

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 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.

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