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Sunshine Prevails for Saturday Lamar Days Festivities

Sunshine Prevails for Saturday Lamar Days Festivities

It’s too bad there wasn’t a way to scoot the calendar around so this past Friday would have been sunny. The chilly rain that spread through Prowers County dampened the first-ever Lamar Chamber Noontime BBQ for Lamar Days, a change from the traditional Good Morning Lamar Breakfast.  Despite the weather, the board of directors served […]

Lamar Days Activities:  See and Do Around Town

Lamar Days Activities: See and Do Around Town

Friday, May 19th: Kick-Off BBQ at the Chamber Parking Lot from 11am-1pm – $9 at the door or purchase tickets at the Chamber at 336-4379 (DJ, Lunch, Merchant Sidewalk Sales and Specials) No-Booze Cruise – 6:30 PM at Sonic Drive-In.  Help raise funds for the annual Fire Department July 4th Fireworks Show Saturday, May 20th: […]

Lamar Days Breakfast Becomes Downtown  BBQ Lunch

Lamar Days Breakfast Becomes Downtown BBQ Lunch

For numerous years, the Lamar Chamber of Commerce sponsored the traditional Friday morning, Good Morning Lamar Breakfast which was held at the Lamar Elks Lodge and later, at the Lamar Eagles Lodge. The event kicked-off the annual Lamar Days festivities.  This year, there will be a change as the chambers directors decided that instead of […]

Music Jams Approved for the Roost

Music Jams Approved for the Roost

The Buzzard’s Roost in Lamar was granted a Temporary Modification of Premise application for their two annual music festivals held June 17-18 for the Country Jam and on September 16-17 for the Road Jam. The Lamar City Council held a brief public hearing on the request during their regular meeting, April 24th.  A portion of […]

Lamar Chamber Now Offers Enhanced Benefits Package

Lamar Chamber Now Offers Enhanced Benefits Package

A basic membership with the Lamar Chamber of Commerce offers various benefits to local subscribers. A new and enhanced package of membership benefits has become available as of 2017, according to Lamar Chamber President, Ginger Coberley.  Coberley added, “The Chamber offers so many great benefits to its members and we are very excited to be […]

Mark’s Barber Shop at New Location

Mark’s Barber Shop at New Location

    The Lamar Chamber of Commerce and Chamber Honkers recently visited Mark’s Barber Shop at his new location at 614 North Main Street in Lamar. Mark Encinias offers a quality barber shop haircut and a close, smooth shave for his customers.  Make an appointment at 719-980-2270.  Mark’s Barber Shop is open Tuesday through Friday […]

Lamar Chamber Merchant Networking Highlights Spring Season

Lamar Chamber Merchant Networking Highlights Spring Season

Lamar residents will see some minor changes for Chamber of Commerce activities this spring. Some small alterations are on the local menu for the annual Spring Fling, the Lamar Days Events and a new chamber enhanced membership benefits package was discussed during the merchants networking night, Tuesday, March 14th.  The monthly get-together is held the […]

J & S Graphic Designs, Open for Business

J & S Graphic Designs, Open for Business

  J & S Graphic Designs, located at 109 West Lee #4 in the Village Shopping Center, is now open for business and was paid a recent visit by members of the Lamar Chamber of Commerce and Chamber Honkers to mark the occasion. J & S Graphic Designs offers screen printings, heat press or embroidery […]

Honkers Visit Smitty’s Body Shop Grand Opening

Honkers Visit Smitty’s Body Shop Grand Opening

Smitty’s Auto Body shop is now open for business at 6941 U.S. Highway 50 in Lamar and members of the Lamar Chamber of Commerce and Lamar Honkers paid them a welcoming visit this past Saturday, February 25th. Smitty’s Auto Body is a full service operation, offering free estimates on body work from minor dents to […]

SECED Provides Update for Board of County Commissioners

SECED Provides Update for Board of County Commissioners

Stephanie Gonzales, SECED Executive Director, highlighted several of the funding programs available to qualified residents, homeowners and businesses in the Southeast Colorado Enterprise Development district during a recent Prowers County Commissioners meeting. Gonzales remarked that 2016 was a fairly average year for interest in the funding programs. “Our Operating Housing Rehabilitation program had five customers, […]

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.  […]

Deadlines Approaching for Chamber Nominees for Annual Awards Banquet

Deadlines Approaching for Chamber Nominees for Annual Awards Banquet

This is the final week for nominations to be accepted for annual Chamber awards. Lamar, CO – The Lamar Chamber of Commerce is now accepting nominations for the 2017 Citizen of the Year award. This award is presented annually to honor an individual that has made a substantial contribution to the Prowers County area. The […]

Chamber Requesting Citizen and Business of the Year Nominations

Chamber Requesting Citizen and Business of the Year Nominations

Lamar, CO – The Lamar Chamber of Commerce is now accepting nominations for the 2017 Citizen of the Year award. This award is presented annually to honor an individual that has made a substantial contribution to the Prowers County area. The nominees must have exhibited leadership in community projects and be involved in civic activities […]

High Plains Snow Goose Festival Announces 2nd Annual Photography Contest!

High Plains Snow Goose Festival Announces 2nd Annual Photography Contest!

The High Plains Snow Goose Festival in partnership with the Lamar Chamber of Commerce, Colorado Parks and Wildlife, and Southeast Colorado Arts Council is sponsoring its 2nd annual photography contest and is seeking entries that will feature Southeast Colorado. Entries are being accepted December 12, 2016 to February 10, 2017. This contest is open to […]

Lamar City Council Announces Award of GoCO Grant

Lamar City Council Announces Award of GoCO Grant

Lamar City Administrator, John Sutherland, recapped the recent GoCO Inspire grant award of $1.3 M to the City at a presentation ceremony last week in the Front Range.  “Rick and I and Angie accompanied the mayor to GoCO’s presentation where the board presented Mayor Stagner with a $1.3 million giant check,” he explained, while holding […]