Green River Star -

By David Martin
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Looming cuts threaten senior services

 

September 16, 2020

David Martin

Gail Heikkenen raises her announces she got a bingo during Golden Hour Senior Center's weekly bring game Monday. Golden Hour Senior Center has weathered budget cuts and may need to prepare for further funding reductions.

Having already taken a 5% cut in funding from the county and the loss of a state-funded program, further cuts to Golden Hour Senior Center's budget may impact services and its operating hours.

Jackie Grubb, the center's executive director, said the cuts have already led to the loss of one staff position at the center, while the state has completely defunded the Wyoming Home Services program, which assists house-bound seniors with their household chores. However, Grubb said she was told to brace for further funding cuts from the county in the future. This comes as the state's leaders conside...



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