Carbon County Raises Funds for Cowboy Joe Club

April 18, 2008

LARAMIE, Wyo. -

The University of Wyoming's Cowboy Joe Club announced today that Carbon County volunteers helped raise $26,061 towards educational and operational costs of UW student-athletes in just five days.

"Carbon County is so good to the University of Wyoming, and these volunteers proved again that people care deeply about UW Athletics," Cowboy Joe Club Director and Associate Athletic Director Josh Rebholz said. "I continue to be amazed with these volunteers and their effort; we are greatly indebted to them for their service."

Volunteers Rod Milliken and Tammy Mortensen, of Rawlins, were awarded an autographed Heath Schroyer Cowboy basketball and sideline passes for a football game of their choice by earning the most points of the fund drive. Other notable volunteers included Marcy Cooley, of Saratoga, Amy Bach, of Rawlins, Cooper France, of Rawlins, Kirsten Campbell, of Saratoga, and Doug & Kathleen Campbell, of Saratoga.

The Carbon County Fund Drive lasted five days and featured enourmously dedicated volunteers who went out in Carbon County and solicited new memberships, renewals, and increases to Cowboy Joe Club donations.

If you are interested in becoming involved in one of the many state-wide fund drives, please call the Cowboy Joe Club office at (307) 766-6242.