Life RU Ready? Sweetwater County is a community wide collaboration of volunteers who educate, support, and empower teens and their parents to come together to increase awareness of the consequences of risky behaviors and to promote a healthy lifestyle.
Life RU Ready? Sweetwater County was founded in Sweetwater County in 2012 and was modeled after Life RU Ready in Gillette, Wyoming. Life RU Ready Sweetwater County is a partner of 501( 3) ( c) Injury Prevention Resources (Region # 5 Safe Communities of Wyoming) under the directorship of Executive Director Noel Cooper and Vice Executive Director and Event Coordinator Jean Stachon. There are approximately 150 volunteers which includes Rock Springs School District #1 and Green River School District # 2, the following listed planning committee and other various volunteer members from the communities.
Green River Municipal Court Sweetwater County Emergency
Green River Police Department Rock Springs Municipal Court
Rock Springs Police Department Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County
Rock Springs City Council Rock Springs High School Health Academy
Rock Springs Urban Renewal Agency South West Counseling Service
Sweetwater County Attorney’s Office Sweetwater County Coroner’s Office
Sweetwater County Emergency Sweetwater County Public Health
School District # 1 & 2 Wyoming Department of Transportation
University of Wyoming Extension Office Wyoming Highway Patrol
Western Wyoming Family Health
Sweetwater County Department of Family Services, Juvenile Probation
Sponsors and Key Supporters include:
BOCES Searle Bros.
City of Green River Western Wyoming Beverage
City of Rock Springs Vase Funeral Home
Rock Springs Rotary Club Young At Heart Senior Center
Sweetwater School District #1 Wyoming Dept. of Transportation Sweetwater School District #2 United Way of Southwest Wyo.
Life RU Ready? Project is a "life-simulation" health fair for teens and parents designed to increase awareness of the consequences of the teen's behavior, decrease motivation to participate in risk-taking behavior, and new opportunities for parent-teen communication.