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Lamar Homecoming & 50+Plus Reunion: Fun & Spirit

Lamar Homecoming & 50+Plus Reunion: Fun & Spirit

The gridiron rivalry between the Lamar Savages and Trinidad Miners was highlighted this past weekend with a homecoming parade along Main Street, a tailgate party and another victory for Lamar. Graduates through the decades, sports teams and alumni boarded their floats from the North Side Park on Friday afternoon, October 9th for the trip down […]

Playground Results In… Volunteers NEEDED!!

Playground Results In… Volunteers NEEDED!!

After counting the more than 400 votes, the results are in and design #3 won with 279 votes.  Lamar was chosen by the Colorado Health Foundation as a recipient of a grant and along with Kaboom and the citizens of Lamar dreamt up 3 different play areas.  This playground is going to be located at […]

New Northside Park is Coming in September

New Northside Park is Coming in September

How often do kids get a chance to help develop their own city playground?  That opportunity is available for brand new playground equipment for the Northside Park, due to the collaboration among the City of Lamar and LiveWell Prowers County, KaBOOM and The Colorado Health Foundation.    Emily Nieschburg of LiveWell Prowers County said representatives will […]

Health Oriented Projects Seeing Busy End of Summer

Health Oriented Projects Seeing Busy End of Summer

  Emily Nieschburg of LiveWell outlined several visits being planned for Lamar this summer to ascertain how best to use the funding the community will receive for health and exercise oriented projects.  She told Coalition members that due to the amazing attendance at the Family Fun Day earlier this month at Willow Creek Park and […]

Cinco de Mayo Set for Saturday at North Side Park

Cinco de Mayo Set for Saturday at North Side Park

Fair skies are forecast for this Saturday when area residents enjoy the activities planned for the Cinco de Mayo celebration at North Side Park in Lamar. Booths and vendors will be on hand from 10am to 5pm, featuring free inflatable games/rides for kids, with DJ Manual Vazquez providing music through the day. Voces Unidas extends […]

Cinco de Mayo, Perfect Day

Cinco de Mayo, Perfect Day

The weatherman was overdue to forecast a good Saturday, May 7, for this year’s Cinco de Mayo celebration in Lamar, and he came through in style for participants of the event at North Side Park. Roads and side streets were blocked off surrounding the park and by mid-morning, many of the booths had been set […]

Voces Unidas Expanding Scholarship Offers

Voces Unidas Expanding Scholarship Offers

Voces Unidas in Lamar has planned several scholarship fund-raising events, including sale of red roses in time for Mother’s Day this year, May 8. Voces Unidas members will hand-deliver a rose to your mother on Friday, May 6 for a $5 fee, including the rose from Flower Boutique in Lamar. April 25 is the deadline […]

Party of Gold Earns Donations for Voces Unidas in Lamar

Party of Gold Earns Donations for Voces Unidas in Lamar

Private sales of gold jewelry helped raise donations for Voces Unidas in Lamar this past Saturday, March 26. The concept is identical to the television ads in which people receive payment when their gold jewelry is mailed away for assessment. The transactions took place this Saturday at the Shore Arts Center, downtown Lamar. LaRoyce Riley, […]