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Rural Connections Concept Discussed at PCDI Meeting

Several hundred seniors graduate from southeast Colorado high schools each year. If they aren’t attending college in Lamar or La Junta, what does the local job market hold for these graduates?  How prepared are they to enter into the business world available to them? Julie Worley of “Rural Connections” in La Junta broached those questions […]

‘HOPE’ing for Sod

  HOPE Coalition members updated recent activities during their monthly meeting, April 20th.  Angel Madrid reported that the Lamar Police Department is working to develop a police cadet organization among interested students.  Several officers have met with HOPE staff to see if Saturday sessions would work, along with creating an obstacle course for students to […]

Project HOPE Coalition Discusses Food and Funding

The Project HOPE Coalition held their monthly meeting this past Monday, July 8 at Lincoln Elementary School and reviewed activities and revenues from the recent Family Fun Day at Willow Creek Park, and planned for future summer events.  An estimated 815 residents attended the Saturday event and $408 was raised through various food sales, including […]