Community and Economic Development
Are you interested in being a leader in your community? Do you want to learn leadership skills? Do you want to make a difference in your town? This small group training will give you all the skills you need to be a leader in your community. Some topics include Crucial Conversations, Asset Mapping, Generational Differences, Community Capital Assets and much more. Call Mandie Reed at the Extension Office for more information. Offered yearly.
The 2022 Big Sky, Big Leadership class will be starting January 28th. For more information about 2022 dates and class details, call Mandie at the MSU Extension - Wheatland County Office at 632-4728.
Want to give back to your community in a way that will impact generations to come? Wheatland County has a community foundation that enables you to "give where you live"! All donations go to give grants to people and organizations in our own County in order to bring about economic development and growth.
We are currently accepting applications for the foundation's yearly grant that enables us to help our community right now! This year, we will have $3000 to disperse to our community! Applications must be turned into the Wheatland County Extension Office by October 15, 2022. You can find an application and download a PDF version here:
Mental Health First Aid (MHFA)
MHFA teaches people to identify and respond to signs of mental illness or substance use disorders.
Strong People Exercise Groups
Wheatland County Extension offers several opportunities for people to stay strong and healthy. Register with the Extension Office to attend classes. All classes will start meeting again in the fall. Be watching our Wheatland County Extension Facebook page for updates.
- Tai Ji Quan offers excersizes to promote balance. Offered Monday & Wednesdays at 11 am at the Armory Fitness Center starting in October.
- Strong People offers specific strength training to support bones and muscles. Offered Tuesdays & Thursdays at 11 am at the Armory Fitness Center starting in October.
Who doesn't like a great playground for their kids right in the middle of town? Wheatland County Extension has brought people and grants together to develop a safe, handicap accessible area for kids to enjoy in the middle of our beautiful Chief Joseph Park.