Combatting poverty through collaboration – Bridges of Sublette County

Robert Galbreath photo The Bridges of Sublette County Board of Directors gather following the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the organization at the Sublette County Chamber of Commerce on Friday, May 5. Pictured, from left, are Michele Costello, Janel Scurlock, Meghan Isaacson, chairperson Sheena Johnson, co-chair Sarah Murdock and Lori Joyner.
“If you want to rent a hotel room in Pinedale, if you want to get gas, if you want to buy groceries in this town, somebody in poverty is making that possible for you,” said Johnson. “Somebody in poverty is cleaning that hotel room. Somebody in poverty is working at that gas station. Someone in poverty is behind the counter or stocking shelves at that retail store.” What: Bridges of Sublette County hosts the Breaking Barriers and Building Bridges Community Workshop, featuring special guest speaker Suzie Johnson-Smith from the national Bridges Out of Poverty organization. When: Friday, May 19 from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Where: Sublette County Library’s Lovatt Room. Breakfast, lunch and materials are provided. Please RSVP to 307-360-3910.

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