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Prowers Medical Center Board Approves Foundation By-laws, Considers LCC Funding Request

Prowers Medical Center Board Approves Foundation By-laws, Considers LCC Funding Request

Representatives from Lamar Community College, President John Marrin, Director of Nursing and Allied Health, Kathy Henderson and LCC Foundation Director, Anne Marie Crampton, visited with the Prowers Medical Center Board of Directors during their October 28 meeting, to request funds for the school’s nursing program for another year. The hospital granted last year’s request of […]

PCDI Should Reflect Unique Offering to Potential Business Developers

PCDI Should Reflect Unique Offering to Potential Business Developers

George Gotto, Interim Executive Director for PCDI, Prowers County Development Incorporated, recapped his visit to the hemp farm that is developing in La Junta during the organization’s monthly meeting. The Whole Hemp Company has 100 acres planted using drip irrigation this year and employs about 30 people. He stated, “They expect to have from 200 […]

Holly Commercial Club Makes Donations

Holly Commercial Club Makes Donations

  Claudia Parker and Jackie Leiker from the Holly Fun Club, presented some of their plans for the approaching Holly Gateway Fair, September 26-29 during the Holly Commercial Club’s monthly meeting.   Various games and prizes are planned for Saturday. A softball tournament is set for the prior Saturday, the 19th and volunteers would be welcome […]

PCDI Focus on Housing Market, Proactive Business Viewpoint

PCDI Focus on Housing Market, Proactive Business Viewpoint

  Adequate housing has been a key factor in the list of economic development priorities in Prowers County. The need for construction of higher priced housing to match potential demand was discussed by the Prowers County Development Incorporated board during their monthly meeting on August 25. Interim Director, George Gotto, recapped a conversation initiated by […]

PCDI to Host Business Seminars, Discusses Colorado Space Business Roundtable

PCDI to Host Business Seminars, Discusses Colorado Space Business Roundtable

The Prowers County Development Incorporated Board of Directors held their monthly meeting this past Tuesday, July28, with new member Cindy Otto attending her first meeting. She was appointed to replace Deb Choat for her unfinished term. Otto, like Choat, is a Granada resident. Interim Executive Director, George Gotto recapped his most recent activities including a […]

Gotto Offers Specifics on PCDI Goals

Gotto Offers Specifics on PCDI Goals

“We’re looking for businesses that can provide the county with primary jobs and create new money for the area,” said George Gotto, interim executive director for PCDI, during an update on activities he provided for the Lamar City Council.  He added, “What we’re interested in helping is retailers who will not be competing with similar […]

Granada Safe Route to Schools Project Could Begin in September

Granada Safe Route to Schools Project Could Begin in September

Granada Police Chief, David Dougherty, stated that the Safe Routes to School project will be rebid after three weeks of advertising for the project.  The pre-bid meeting is July 23 with CDOT officials and any area contractors interested in the project.  It has been revamped in light of the lack of any close estimated bids […]

PCDI Board Appoints Cindy Otto, Reduces Sale Price of Big R Warehouse

PCDI Board Appoints Cindy Otto, Reduces Sale Price of Big R Warehouse

Cindy Otto of Granada was unanimously voted as a replacement director by the Prowers County Development Incorporated board during Tuesday’s monthly meeting.  Otto is replacing another Granada resident, Deb Choat, who resigned this past spring due to various professional scheduling conflicts.  Otto will assume Choat’s seat for the duration of her term.   The board also […]

George Gotto Begins PCDI Interim Executive Director Duties

George Gotto Begins PCDI Interim Executive Director Duties

George Gotto, the interim Executive Director for Prowers County Development Incorporated, held his first monthly meeting, Tuesday May 26.  Gotto was recently hired by the economic development organization to replace the former executive director while the board members create a new job description for a permanent replacement. Gotto’s report to the board was brief, detailing […]

George Gotto Selected as PCDI Interim Executive Director

George Gotto Selected as PCDI Interim Executive Director

GEORGE GOTTO TO SERVE AS INTERIM EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF PCDI (LAMAR, COLORADO) – “Focus your attention on what you are building.”  The words of Nikki Rowe hold very true to what the board of directors of Prowers County Development, Incorporated (PCDI) is dedicated to doing.  The organization is determined to bring about a new focus […]

Do Not Fold, Spindle or Mutilate, Shred Instead

Do Not Fold, Spindle or Mutilate, Shred Instead

  Baby boomers may remember the beginning of that phrase from the 1960s, as a reference to handling documents the correct way or they may get rejected by the computers.  It also had a meaning in that the paperwork was more important than the person, sometimes signified as a message on a tee shirt.    […]

Lamar Rotary: End of Year Party

Lamar Rotary: End of Year Party

Lamar Rotary celebrated its 2010-2011 accomplishments with an end of the year party at the home of outgoing president, George Gotto. Current members and prospective new members enjoyed the evening and celebration of the past year events and turning the page to the new year under the direction of incoming president, Karen Ketchum. The club […]