First Lady Jennie Gordon to visit Gillette on May 1

April 30, 2019

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - Wyoming First Lady Jennie Gordon will discuss the significance of women in agriculture production at 11:30 a.m. at the Excellence in Agriculture Symposium being held at the Camplex Energy Building in Gillette on Wednesday, May 1. At 2:30 p.m., the First Lady will tour the Portable Food Pantries, located at 412 S. Gillette Ave.

Campbell County Cent$ible Nutrition is in charge of the pantries, which are refurbished newspaper delivery boxes used to distribute clothes, food, and toiletries to help those in need of extra support in the Gillette area.

This tour is one of many tours planned around the state as the First Lady seeks to gather information from around the state to develop her initiative, part of which will focus on spotlighting organizations in Wyoming that help fight childhood hunger. In Wyoming, one in six children struggle with hunger, according to No Kid Hungry.