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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 […]

Share the Spirit Foundation Holds Annual ‘Shoe-Fest’

Share the Spirit Foundation Holds Annual ‘Shoe-Fest’

Youngsters, some as young as three years, enjoyed a pre-Christmas gift this past Friday, October 16th as the Share the Spirit Foundation held their annual shoe give-away event at J and N Shoes in downtown Lamar. The Foundation received an extra financial assist towards the estimated $5,000 price tag, with a $1,000 donation from the […]

Laureate RHO Sorority Donates to HOPE Center, Shoe Cruizer Distributes Free Shoes

Laureate RHO Sorority Donates to HOPE Center, Shoe Cruizer Distributes Free Shoes

  A February 5 bingo night at the Lamar Elks Lodge raised $250 which the local sorority, Laureate RHO, donated to the Project HOPE Center this past Friday, March 20.  Members Kay Arends and Judy Turpin said their volunteers had as much fun, if not more, than the people who come out for weekly bingo.  […]

Share the Spirit Shoes Distributed

Share the Spirit Shoes Distributed

  This past Friday, October 24th, was like an early Christmas for a lot of area school kids.  They received a free pair of new shoes of their choice, paid for by the proceeds raised by the Share the Spirit fundraiser held earlier this month at Amache Farms. Close to $28,000 was raised from the […]

New Shoes from Share the Spirit

New Shoes from Share the Spirit

  Several hundred youngsters from around Prowers County and southeast Colorado will be getting new shoes, beginning October 24, thanks to the Share and Spirit, Sip and Savor event held at Amache Studios at Prowers Ranch this past October 11. Twenty local sponsors and assorted volunteers helped create some culinary magic, New Orleans style, when […]

Share the Spirit Foundation Plans October Cooking Class

Share the Spirit Foundation Plans October Cooking Class

The Prowers County Lodging Tax Panel approved $2,400 of a $6,000 request for marketing funds from Share the Spirit Foundation.  The philanthropic organization is hosting a New Orleans style cooking class and tasting event to raise funds for local children and throughout Colorado.  Through various events in past years, Share the Spirit has raised funds […]

Share The Spirit Foundation Founder Honored In Illinois

Share The Spirit Foundation Founder Honored In Illinois

  Springfield, Illinois: Tonya Voepel, co-founder with Karen Voepel of Lamar, Colorado of Share the Spirit Foundation (STS) will be honored as one of the Top Five “Women of Influence” by Security Bank in Springfield, Illinois and the Illinois Business Journal. Tonya’s accomplishments in Illinois and throughout the United States will be noted as well […]

Share the Spirit - Shoes for Kids

Share the Spirit – Shoes for Kids

Just in time for the winter season, the annual Share the Spirit shoe drive kicked off at J & N Shoes, downtown Lamar this past Friday morning, October 26. About 160 youngsters in the Prowers County region including Springfield and Las Animas were measured for shoes and with the help of a dozen volunteers, selected […]

Successful Share the Spirit Foundation Weekend

Successful Share the Spirit Foundation Weekend

Numerous events combined this past weekend to raise $1,800 for area children during the Amache Studio Photography contest May 7. Over 140 persons attended the photo viewing which displayed the works of 29 photographers from Colorado and other states. Four artists sold their work. Awards went to these artists: First Place to Ron Mulbery for […]

“Share the Spirit” Plans Mother’s Day Dessert Tasting & Photo Contest

“Share the Spirit” Plans Mother’s Day Dessert Tasting & Photo Contest

Share the Spirit Foundation, which sponsors shoe drives for all of southeastern Colorado school children, will be serving “Sweet SINsations” desserts on Saturday May 7th from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m..  Benefit tickets are $10 for Amache Studio and Dee’s Designs for tastings of varied dessert delectable’s.  Tickets may be purchased at the Lamar Chamber of Commerce, […]