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Academic Awards Presentation at Lamar High School

Academic Awards Presentation at Lamar High School

Lamar High School presented its 26th Annual observance of Academic Letter Awards, hosted by the Lamar Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, March 21st.  The National Honor Society induction was also held that evening.  Kayla Sailors presented the criteria for a letter for the attendees and Chamber President, Kendra Cope offered her remarks on the significance […]

Lamar Honkers Help Celebrate People’s Credit Union Grand Opening

Lamar Honkers Help Celebrate People’s Credit Union Grand Opening

  The Lamar Chamber Honkers group was on hand Saturday, February 24th for the grand opening celebration of People’s Credit Union at their new location at 411 South Main Street in Lamar.  The Credit Union moved from their prior location on South 5th Street several months ago. Monte Barham, Vice-President, said he was mindful of […]

Lamar Chamber Holds 97th Annual Banquet

Lamar Chamber Holds 97th Annual Banquet

A Lamar citizen and a local business were recognized for their service to the community during the 97th Annual Lamar Chamber of Commerce Banquet, held Wednesday, January 24th, at the Lamar Eagles Lodge. The event also introduced the incoming president for 2018, Kendra Cope, as well as the board members who will serve for the […]

Deadline Approaching for Chamber Citizen of the Year Nominations

Deadline Approaching for Chamber Citizen of the Year Nominations

Wednesday, January 10th, is the deadline for submitting a nomination form or letter for the ‘Citizen of the Year’ Award which will be presented during the Lamar Chamber of Commerce’s annual banquet, set for Wednesday, January 24th at the Lamar Eagles Lodge.  They should be returned to the offices at 109A East Beech Street in […]

Chamber Holds Reorganization Meeting

Chamber Holds Reorganization Meeting

  The Lamar Chamber Board of Directors met recently to appoint new director positions for 2018 and committee chairs to head the chamber’s annual events. Kendra Cope will replace Ginger Coberley as chamber president; Jessica Medina will become the vice-president for the New Year with Mary DeLa Virgen as secretary and Cassie Looper as treasurer.  […]

Parade of Lights Offers Enchanted Evening

Parade of Lights Offers Enchanted Evening

  A moderately mild evening, coupled with a full moon, made for a perfect evening for this year’s Lamar Chamber of Commerce, Parade of Lights this past Friday, December 1st. There were some firsts to this year’s parade, mostly notably, a new route down South 4th Street to the Enchanted Forest, due to on-going construction […]

TRAIN RIDES AND FESTIVITIES AT THE ENCHANTED FOREST

TRAIN RIDES AND FESTIVITIES AT THE ENCHANTED FOREST

  Saturday, December 9th: 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.  Dashers Dash 5K 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.      Santa’s Train Rides and Family Activities   Prowers Medical Center in conjunction with the Lamar Chamber of Commerce will celebrate this holiday season with family festivities in the Enchanted Forest beginning on Saturday, December 9th. To kick off […]

New Route for Lamar Chamber’s Parade of Lights

New Route for Lamar Chamber’s Parade of Lights

Due to highway construction along Main Street in Lamar, the Chamber of Commerce has decided on a new route for this year’s Parade of Lights for Friday, December 1st. This year’s theme is, “Enchanted Christmas”.  All entries will line up at the Lamar Municipal Swimming Pool by 5pm for judging with prizes awarded in Luv […]

A Magic Night for Chamber Farm-City Banquet

A Magic Night for Chamber Farm-City Banquet

Magician Christian Augustine and April provided the entertainment for the Lamar Chamber of Commerce’s annual Farm City Banquet this past Friday, November 10th.  This year marked a departure from the musical entertainment for the annual banquet, which helps fund activities for local FFA chapters in the area. Emceed by KVAY’s Bob DeLancey, the evening offered […]

Willow Creek Health Mart Pharmacy Grand Opening

Willow Creek Health Mart Pharmacy Grand Opening

  Dozens of area residents were treated to lunch and dessert Wednesday, November 8th, during the grand opening festivities for the Willow Creek Health Mart Pharmacy at 1700 South Main Street in Lamar. The building, which housed the former Deb’s Near New Shop, went through a complete transformation this past summer and fall, to become […]

Lamar Chamber of Commerce Seeking Board Members

Lamar Chamber of Commerce Seeking Board Members

    LAMAR, COLORADO – The Lamar Chamber of Commerce is seeking business and community professionals, interested and willing to dedicate their time, energy, and expertise, to serve on the Lamar Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. Candidates must be willing to serve a three year term, beginning January 1, 2018.  The Chamber Board of […]

Honkers at 5 Arrows Farm Market

Honkers at 5 Arrows Farm Market

    A seasonal and spacious market at 307 North Main, the 5 Arrows Farm Market, offers fresh produce and products from Rocky Ford farms. The Lamar Chamber Honkers recently paid a courtesy call on the owners, Curtis and Jennifer Lubbers at their business which opened to the public in late July.  “We expect to […]

Lamar Chamber Business of the Month:  OneMain Financial

Lamar Chamber Business of the Month: OneMain Financial

OneMain Financial has been in business dating back to 1912 under a variety of names you may recognize such as Commercial Credit, Avco, Associates, CitiFinancial, American General and Springleaf. We’ve been right here in Lamar for over 50 years.  OneMain is managed by Jake Chamberlain who has been with the company for over 17 years. […]

Lodging Panel Funds Farm-City Banquet, Tri-State 9/11 Tribute

Lodging Panel Funds Farm-City Banquet, Tri-State 9/11 Tribute

Two funding requests before the Prowers County Lodging Panel that were tabled earlier were approved at the Tuesday, August 15th meeting by board members.    The Tri-State 9/11 Tribute committee had requested $2,000 for marketing funds for the September 9th event and the Lamar Chamber of Commerce Farm-City Banquet, set for November 10th, had asked for […]

Council Approves Oktoberfest Events Permit, Wants More Discussion on Retail Wine Tasting Events

Council Approves Oktoberfest Events Permit, Wants More Discussion on Retail Wine Tasting Events

  A special events permit was granted to the Lamar Chamber of Commerce following a scheduled public hearing by the City Council, Monday, August 14. The permit will allow the chamber to host their annual beer garden from 10am to 11pm during the Oktoberfest festivities on Saturday, September 23rd at the Chamber parking lot, adjacent […]