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Visionary Leadership and Innovative Safety: Celebrating Bill Law and Patrick Kelley at Go Goshen’s Community Breakfast

By |February 2, 2024|Categories: News, Press Release|Tags: , , |

Torrington - Go Goshen recently held its first Community Breakfast of the year to award the annual Neil Newman Horizon Award and to recognize a graduate of its incubator program. A presentation was also provided by Ashley Harpstreith, Executive Director of the Wyoming Taxpayers Association. The Neil Newman Horizon Award is bestowed upon community visionaries who see beyond the horizon. It is without a doubt this year’s recipient, Bill Law, exemplifies this award in every way. His dedication to serving Torrington, Goshen County and the State of Wyoming for the past 60 years is quite remarkable. Law began his [...]

Go Goshen Backs the Goshen Solar Project

By |December 15, 2023|Categories: News, Press Release|Tags: |

GOSHEN COUNTY, WY -- Goshen County is set to witness the largest private capital investment to date, with construction of the Goshen Solar Project. This project, located in the southwestern region of Goshen County, brings an initial investment of $155 million. The project's construction phase is estimated to last 18-months and provide employment opportunities for: Approximately 250 temporary workers Approximately 31% of those positions being sourced locally (industry average). Go Goshen requests prioritization of hiring local contractors to contribute to the project. In addition to the temporary jobs generated during construction, the Goshen Solar Project will create 8-10 permanent [...]


By |September 18, 2023|Categories: News, Press Release|Tags: , , |

Torrington, WY - In a touching tribute to the true champions of Cottonwood Golf Course, we're excited to announce the creation of a special Memorial Fence. This fence stands not just as a barrier but a heartfelt extension of gratitude to all of whom have poured their passion, time and love into Torrington’s beloved golf course. Cottonwood Golf Course thrives because of the dedication of supporters, donors, and countless volunteers who have pitched in with their time and resources. It is with this unique fence that Cottonwood will honor these golfing legends by adding their names to the arcs [...]

One Wyoming Selling Skills Boot Camp

By |August 15, 2023|Categories: |Tags: , , |

This class is tailored towards emerging and established businesses in Wyoming. Attendees will learn the crucial elements of high-performing sales teams, develop a solid sales foundation for success within your marketplace, reduce your sales cycle time, build business development skill, and attract new business/prospect more efficiently.

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Go Goshen’s Agriculture Appreciation Breakfast at Goshen County Fair

By |August 7, 2023|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Torrington, WY - Go Goshen hosted their annual Agriculture Appreciation Breakfast during the Goshen County Fair. The event provided an ideal platform for the community to come together in gratitude for the hardworking farmers, ranchers, and agriculturalists who play a vital role in Goshen County's economic growth. As a region deeply rooted in agriculture, the event acknowledged the tireless efforts and dedication of those who work the land, ensuring the sustainability and success of the local agricultural sector. The breakfast successfully raised funds for the free breakfast and for agricultural scholarships at Eastern Wyoming College, nurturing the educational aspirations [...]

Schlagel Manufacturing in Torrington, WY, Celebrates 30 Years of Revolutionizing Agriculture

By |August 7, 2023|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Torrington, WY - Schlagel Manufacturing, a pioneering force in the agricultural industry, proudly commemorates its 30th anniversary of transforming the landscape of modern farming. Founded by Ron Schlagel and carried on through the legacy of the Schlagel family, the company has tirelessly strived to improve farming practices. In the past, plowing the land was merely the first laborious step in a time-consuming tillage process to prepare the soil for planting. Despite this arduous effort, the crops remained vulnerable to the erosive forces of wind and water, making the entire farming journey challenging and unpredictable. However, with a relentless passion [...]


By |August 7, 2023|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Progress Program Grant Boosts Lingle's Security Infrastructure Lingle, WY - The Town of Lingle was awarded Progress Program Grant funding for town infrastructure. This grant will fund Phase One of the project, aimed at bolstering town security by installing cutting-edge security cameras. This initiative marks a significant step forward in ensuring the safety and well-being of our residents and visitors. The grant funding will be utilized to install a comprehensive network of advanced security cameras strategically placed throughout the town. These cameras will cover critical areas such as public spaces, intersections, parks, and other key locations identified in [...]

M LAZY HEART FEEDS, LLC – Progress Program Recipient

By |May 12, 2023|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

May 12, 2023 Torrington, WY --- The Goshen Economic Development has awarded $7,500 Progress Program funding to aid M Lazy Heart Feeds in purchasing a delivery trailer and advertising tarping. M Lazy Heart Feeds is expanding their territory, and a planned delivery route will include Wyoming, northern Colorado, eastern Utah, southern Montana and western Nebraska. The trailer will be rolling billboard advertising for M Lazy Heart Feeds while on delivery runs of feed and other livestock supplies. M Lazy Heart Feeds, LLC is owned and operated by Paul and Christine Miller. It is located in the old sale barn [...]

THRIFTY’S GAS & LIQUOR – Progress Program Recipient

By |May 12, 2023|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

May 12, 2023 Torrington, WY --- The Goshen Economic Development Board of Directors awarded Thrifty’s Gas & Liquor $5,000 Progress Program funding to aid in a new façade on the building. Thrifty’s Gas & Liquor is located at 219 20th Ave in Torrington and recently upgraded the exterior façade of its convenience store. The upgraded look is more visually appealing for motorists traveling through Torrington and will hopefully drive increased sales. Goshen Economic Development – which includes Economic Development, the Goshen County Chamber of Commerce, and Main Street – is a non-profit organization that prioritizes the retention and expansion [...]

STEAMBOAT CHIROPRACTIC – Progress Program Recipient

By |May 12, 2023|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

May 12, 2023 Torrington, WY --- The Goshen Economic Development Board of Directors awarded Steamboat Chiropractic $5,000 to help with the purchase of an XLR8 laser. The low-level laser is utilized in the practice to benefit patients and the conditions they are being treated for. Low-level laser therapy is low-intensity photonic energy used as a treatment modality for many conditions. Photonic stimuli infuse the body’s cells with energy to reduce inflammation, increase cell function and increase blood flow. In turn, lasers reduce pain, reduce edema and promote healing. This type of laser therapy is not utilized in Goshen County. [...]


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