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Share the Spirit Hosts HOPE Student’s Christmas Party

Share the Spirit Hosts HOPE Student’s Christmas Party

Project HOPE students were treated to a Christmas Party at their Lincoln School headquarters this past Thursday, December 10th, complete with a baked ham dinner, presents and holiday decorations, courtesy of the Share the Spirit Foundation and the Yada Yada Sisters Group. Kids lined up in the gym, first to receive tickets corresponding to a […]

Spectacular Events Planned for Saturday’s Free Air Show

Spectacular Events Planned for Saturday’s Free Air Show

Early Saturday risers can head out to the Lamar Municipal Airport and enjoy a Smokin’ Willie’s BBQ breakfast starting at 7:30am with the sound of airplane motors revving up the rpm’s. It’s the prelude to entertainment displays and air shows for Fly Lamar, an updated and expanded Fly In, planned by the Lamar Airport Board and […]

McClave Enjoys New Park/Pavilion Improvements

McClave Enjoys New Park/Pavilion Improvements

  McClave residents turned out this past Thursday, August 22, to enjoy their ice cream social at the park and make use of the new pavilion and playground improvements in the community.  GoCO funds, along with matching funds from Bent County and the Bent County Recreation District, financed the $161,377 project.  Numerous local contractors were […]

GoCo Reps Host Community Luncheon, Board Meeting for Prowers County

GoCo Reps Host Community Luncheon, Board Meeting for Prowers County

Members of the State Board of the Great Outdoors Colorado Trust Fund wrapped up a busy two day visit to Lamar and Prowers County this past Tuesday, April 16.  GoCo uses proceeds from the state lottery to provide funding for recreational outlets in Colorado and since 1994 has contributed $8.1 million for projects in Prowers, […]

Lupe & Julie Adame and Hammer and Gearhart Presented Awards at Lamar Chamber Annual Banquet

Lupe & Julie Adame and Hammer and Gearhart Presented Awards at Lamar Chamber Annual Banquet

Lori Hammer was selected as the Lamar Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year during the Chamber’s 93rd annual banquet, held at the RodeWay Cow Palace Inn on Thursday, January 24.  Hammer is the Executive Director of Project HOPE, the Teen Center, located at the former Lincoln Elementary School in Lamar.  The Humanitarian Award, not […]

GOCO Funding McClave Park Additions

GOCO Funding McClave Park Additions

McClave residents will enjoy some new additions to the McClave Park beginning this spring.  Great Outdoors Colorado, GOCO, recently awarded Bent County $161,377.27 to bring some new amenities to the park.  Interested parties from GOCO, architectural and construction firms, Bent County Commissioners and McClave school board representatives as well as the grant writer, Kathryn Finau […]

Chana Reed Wraps Up Chamber Career

Chana Reed Wraps Up Chamber Career

After 21 years as the office manager at the Lamar Chamber of Commerce, Chana Reed decided to follow new pursuits. The community and chamber members, past presidents and directors attended two get-togethers to thank Chana for her service to the chamber and the community. A come and go reception was held Thursday, December 20 at […]

New Lamar Chamber Manager Selected

New Lamar Chamber Manager Selected

  The Lamar Chamber of Commerce announced today that Paula Pfeiffer-Thornton will become the new office manager, replacing Chana Reed who will retire at the end of the year.  Paula grew up in Granada, Colorado and recently moved ‘home’ in May 2012 after traveling the states for the last 40 years.  Paula received her Business […]

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

Dear Letter to the Editor, GOOD THINGS ARE HAPPENING because of the Lamar Partnership Inc.  Founded in 2010, Lamar Partnership, Inc. is a non-profit organization comprised of local partners, business owners and interested citizens who want to preserve, promote and enhance Lamar.  The Partnership implements a variety of programs, including business attraction and retention, marketing, […]

Down and Dirty on Main Street

Down and Dirty on Main Street

Several hundred pounds of potting soil replaced some of the old dirt in 88 planters along Main Street in Lamar, Tuesday, May 1.  Members of the Lamar Chamber of Commerce and the Main Street program combined their efforts and pulled weeds and got a little dirt on their hands while replacing some old soil with new […]

Emicks and Austin Honored at Lamar Chamber Banquet

Emicks and Austin Honored at Lamar Chamber Banquet

Lamar Main Street Director, Shawna Hodge, emceed the 2012 Lamar Chamber of Commerce annual banquet, held this year at the Cow Palace Inn. A packed house of almost 180 persons were on hand in the inner courtyard for the annual awards and dinner ceremonies. Bill Wootten presented Honker of the Year to Vincent Gearhart; Jane […]

New Directors Added to Lamar Chamber of Commerce

New Directors Added to Lamar Chamber of Commerce

Four persons were voted onto the Lamar Chamber of Commerce, board of directors, Thursday evening, December 8.  The positions are for one year with new members replacing those whose terms have expired.  The new  members are:  Juan Saldana-WalMart, Kevin Swanson-Colorado Mills, Tera Bender-Fellowship Credit Union and Bryce Sparks-Big R.  According to Axel Thurner, incoming Chamber […]

Chana Reed Appointed to GOCO Board by Hickenlooper

Chana Reed Appointed to GOCO Board by Hickenlooper

Governor John Hickenlooper recently appointed Chana Reed of Lamar to the State Board of the Great Outdoor Colorado Trust Fund. Reed has served on a number of tourist oriented committees in Lamar and Prowers County for numerous years, including the County Fair Board, Babe Ruth World Series Committees and Prowers Lodging Tax Panel. She has […]

Lamar Planning to Bid to Host State High School Rodeo Finals

Lamar Planning to Bid to Host State High School Rodeo Finals

Pat Palmer, Cade Spitz and Tim Tunink approached the Prowers County Commissioners March 29 with options involved in having Lamar and Prowers County host the 2012 and 2013 Colorado State High School Rodeo Finals. The events were held in Lamar for the first time in 2009 and 2010, after which Craig, Colorado received the two-year […]