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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 […]

ROTARY KIDS’ CHRISTMAS ON DECEMBER 17TH

ROTARY KIDS’ CHRISTMAS ON DECEMBER 17TH

Lamar Rotary and Prowers County Rotaract members are working hard to prepare for an exceptional family event, our “Rotary Kids’ Christmas,” on Saturday, December 17th at 10:00 a – 3:00 p.  The adventure will begin with a ride through the Enchanted Forest (Beech & Main east of the Train Depot) then continue at the Shore […]

PEP Takes New Direction for Executive Director Search

PEP Takes New Direction for Executive Director Search

Prowers Economic Prosperity board members, at the suggestion of new member, Craig Loveless, will initiate a more aggressive search mode to find a new executive director for the economic development group. A sub-committee has been formulating a job description for the new executive director since this past summer.  PEP is looking for a person who […]

Holiday Festivities at the Enchanted Forest

Holiday Festivities at the Enchanted Forest

Lamar, CO – The Lamar Chamber of Commerce and several local organizations will celebrate this holiday season with family festivities in the Enchanted Forest beginning this Saturday, December 10th. To kick off this year’s family fun, the Lamar Chamber of Commerce and Lamar Parks and Recreation will host the Second Annual Dashers Dash 5k.  Registration […]

Lamar Chamber Seeks Board Member from City Council

Lamar Chamber Seeks Board Member from City Council

  The Lamar Chamber of Commerce conducts its annual transition between outgoing and incoming board members at this time of year. With several positions still open on the board, the Chamber and Lamar City Council are exploring having a council member sit on the board.  Council members discussed the options among themselves during a limited […]

Lamar Chamber Hosted a Spectacular Parade of Lights

Lamar Chamber Hosted a Spectacular Parade of Lights

This year’s Lamar Chamber of Commerce Parade of Lights theme focused on Starry Nights and Yuletide Lights for the December 2nd event.  And there were plenty of floats, an estimated 20, that took the theme to heart.  We had just a hint of a few, isolated flurries around the downtown area as residents lined the streets […]

Honkers Visit Printed Imagination, LLC

Honkers Visit Printed Imagination, LLC

    The Lamar Chamber of Commerce Honkers and board members recently visited Juan and Kitina Maldonado, owners of Printed Imagination. Located at 203 West Olive in Lamar, Printed Imagination LLC offers custom printing for apparel, heat transfers, embellishments and various customized work from their business site. Business hours are Monday through Friday from 9am […]