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Holly Commercial Club Preparing for Spring Events

Holly Commercial Club Preparing for Spring Events

    Eric Depperschmidt, Executive Director of PEP, Prowers Economic Prosperity was present and a guest. The minutes of the previous meeting were read and approved. The Treasurers Report was read and approved.  The Holly Shopper Report was given, with a loss and the Membership Report was given. Calvin Melcher added to the agenda about […]

Busy Spring at LCC

Busy Spring at LCC

  Dr. Linda Lujan, Lamar Community College President, will celebrate her eight month anniversary at the college on April 1st.  She presented an overview of activities at the college during the Lamar City Council’s meeting on March 27th. Lujan noted that April will be one of the busiest months for LCC, as well as other […]

SCALE Hosted at Lamar Community College

SCALE Hosted at Lamar Community College

    SCALE, Southeast Crops and Livestock Expo, hosted about 200 visitors at the LCC Wellness Center this past Friday, February 3rd.  The event was sponsored by Colorado State University Extension, LCC and KVAY Radio. The day long expo/trade show was comprised of three areas of interest in the agricultural world, starting with financial information […]

Robbins, Boxley and KVAY Honored at Lamar Chamber Banquet

Robbins, Boxley and KVAY Honored at Lamar Chamber Banquet

Two Lamar citizens and one local business were recognized for their service to the community during the annual Lamar Chamber of Commerce Banquet, held Wednesday, January 25th, at the Lamar Eagles Lodge.  The event also introduced the incoming president for 2017, Ginger Coberley, as well as the board members who will serve for the year.  […]

Southeast Crops and Livestock Expo (SCALE) Set for LCC on Feb. 3

Southeast Crops and Livestock Expo (SCALE) Set for LCC on Feb. 3

(Lamar, Colorado; January 23, 2017) The Southeast Crops and Livestock Expo (SCALE) will be held on Friday, February 3, at the Lamar Community College Wellness Center.  This event is an exciting opportunity for locals working in production agriculture for a full day of quality information that they can immediately put into practice. SCALE is free […]

Building Permit Fees and Bridge Maintenance Issues Brought to Lamar City Council’s Attention

Building Permit Fees and Bridge Maintenance Issues Brought to Lamar City Council’s Attention

Two issues came before the Lamar City Council during the portion of the meeting which allows comments from the public on matters not listed on the agenda. Ed Jones, farmer/rancher, who lives in the county, asked the council about the pricing for  building permits issued by the city and the impact that has on the county. […]

Live Candidate Forum at Cow Palace Inn, Oct 20th

Live Candidate Forum at Cow Palace Inn, Oct 20th

Colorado Farm Bureau and ACT for AMERICA are combining efforts to host a candidate’s forum for southeast Colorado candidates in the November General Election. KVAY radio will broadcast the event from the Rodeway Cow Palace Inn on Thursday, October 20th. A candidates meet & greet will be held at 4:30pm and the forum will follow […]

New Board Membership Announced for PEP

New Board Membership Announced for PEP

Board members of PEP, the newly refurbished economic development organization, met on Tuesday, October 11th to approve their new by-laws and articles of incorporation.  The former PCDI, Prowers County Development Incorporated, transitioned into the new group following recommendations made by the study group, PUMA, last month.  The official adoption of the new rules on Tuesday […]

HOLLY COMMERCIAL CLUB - September 7 2016

HOLLY COMMERCIAL CLUB – September 7 2016

  HOLLY COMMERCIAL CLUB – September 7 2016   Attendance: Jackie Leiker, Chantel Fuller, Jerry L’Estrange, Pearl Reyman, Cynthia Simon, Viola Melcher, Calvin Melcher, John Golden, Tracee Nelson-Yarborough, Rod Swisher, Tracy Kirmer, and Jesse Frey.  Guests:  Kathy McCorkle, Corey Doss. Jesse Frey said grace before we enjoyed a delicious meal prepared by the Methodist women. […]

County/City of Lamar Receives PCDI-PEP Talk

County/City of Lamar Receives PCDI-PEP Talk

Board members of PCDI/PEP, Prowers Economic Prosperity, have been busy since the middle of July, seeking funding for the next three years from the private/business/banking sectors of Prowers County. According to Rick Robbins and Aaron Leiker, President and Vice-President of PEP, they have been meeting with success in their endeavors, so far, raising a three-year […]

Holly Commercial Club Trims Some Seasonal Events

Holly Commercial Club Trims Some Seasonal Events

The Holly Commercial Club decided to drop the proposed holiday tour of homes this December from lack of participants. Darlene Bruce reported during the June 1st meeting that the Christmas Tour of Homes had so few respondents; the event should be taken off the planning table. Members voted in favor of allocating Club funds to […]

PCDI Overview on Economic Potential

PCDI Overview on Economic Potential

  There was a light agenda for the PCDI monthly meeting, Tuesday, April 26th.  The Prowers County Development Incorporated (PCDI) board was updated on a new business development in Lamar.  Angie Cue, Lamar’s Community Development Director, summarized the efforts of Nebraska Midwest Medical Transport to establish a satellite office, their first venture into Colorado. “The […]

Spring/Summer Events Discussed at Holly Commercial Club

Spring/Summer Events Discussed at Holly Commercial Club

The monthly meeting of the Holly Commercial Club was held Wednesday, April 6th at the United Methodist Church with special guest, Cathy Garcia, former President of Action 22 and current Regional Director for U.S. Senator Gardner’s Pueblo Office. There are now 20 full time Commercial Club members with the Holly Historical Society joining as an […]