JACKSON, Wyo. — Last night, the Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce and Wyoming Workforce Services hosted the second annual “Welcome to Jackson Hole” event at the Lodge at Jackson Hole Conference Center.

The event strived to welcome new domestic and foreign workers to the Jackson community.

Representatives from the Teton County Health Department, the Town of Jackson, Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, Snow King Mountain Resort, START Bus, Jackson Hole Community Counseling Center, Grand Teton National Park and Teton County Library, to name a few, attended to answer questions and share resources from their organizations. Representatives from local banks, churches and legal services were also in attendance.

A mental health breakout session was also conducted, sharing tools to prioritize mental health along with resources from local counseling services through the Curran-Seeley Foundation and the Jackson Hole Community Counseling Center.

the event ran from 5-7 p.m. with an estimated 130 new community members in attendance, according to Wyoming Workforce Services. They had a sign-in station at the event.

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Lindsay Vallen is a Community News Reporter covering a little bit of everything; with an interest in politics, wildlife, and amplifying community voices. Originally from the east coast, Lindsay has called Wilson, Wyoming home since 2017. In her free time, she enjoys snowboarding, hiking, cooking, and completing the Jackson Hole Daily crosswords.