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Lamar Rotary and Interact Host Kid’s Christmas

Lamar Rotary and Interact Host Kid’s Christmas

    You could hear a train’s whistle from down the block as you approached the Shore Arts Center Building and adjacent Pocket Park this past Saturday, December 15th. The Lamar Rotary Club and Interact was hosting their third Kid’s Christmas event in downtown Lamar. The Santa Special train would wind its way from the […]

Rotary Kids' Christmas Returns to Lamar

Rotary Kids’ Christmas Returns to Lamar

Lamar Rotary Club and Lamar Interact members are preparing for their second annual “Rotary Kids’ Christmas,” on Saturday, December 15th at 10:00 a – 2:00 p at the Shore Arts Center (117 N. Main Street). Complete with a visit and photo with Santa, there will be multiple activities appealing to kids and families as well […]

Lamar Rotary Honors Local Citizens for Vocation Recognition Month

Lamar Rotary Honors Local Citizens for Vocation Recognition Month

    Four Lamar residents were recently recognized for their contribution to their community by the Lamar Rotary as part of their Vocation Recognition program during October. The four were Dr. Gino Figlio, pediatrician at High Plains Community Health Center for health care, Ron Cook, Prowers County Commissioner for community service, the Emick Family for […]

Rotary Continues Dictionary Tradition

Rotary Continues Dictionary Tradition

  The members of the Lamar Rotary continued their time-honored tradition of distributing hard-bound dictionaries to third grade students at Parkview School this past week. This week marks the 17th year the Lamar Rotary has been collecting donations to pay for the books for several hundred students.  For many of these students this is the […]

LCC Make Space Director Updates Rotary on Computer Technology

LCC Make Space Director Updates Rotary on Computer Technology

    You start with a block of plastic, add some software programming, put it into a laser cutter machine and out pops a functioning monkey wrench, cut from the plastic block. That’s a simplification of an involved process, but taken down to basic elements, that’s a part of what’s offered from the Innovative Make […]

Lamar Rotary Hosts RYLA Students (Updated to Include Student Names)

Lamar Rotary Hosts RYLA Students (Updated to Include Student Names)

  The Lamar Rotarians were given a report from selected students who recently attended a Rotary Youth Leadership gathering at Colorado Mountain College in Glenwood Springs, Colorado earlier this summer. Two groups of students were on hand for the Thursday, August 9th event; one who had attended the leadership training the year before and the […]

Chamber Picnic by the Park

Chamber Picnic by the Park

    The Lamar Chamber of Commerce held their Lamar Days, Kick-Off BBQ this Friday, May 18th.  Better weather equals a better turn out and that was the situation Friday as last year’s premiere BBQ was conducted under spring skies a few degrees short of winter. Folks sat at picnic tables on the front lawn […]

Lamar Days ‘Features the 50s’ for the 2018 Theme

Lamar Days ‘Features the 50s’ for the 2018 Theme

  This year’s event, May 18-19th takes local residents back in time as the celebration will be for: “Time to Shake, Rattle and Roll”. The event, hosted by the Lamar Chamber of Commerce, will feature a Friday downtown, Kick-Off BBQ from 11am to 1pm at the Chamber of Commerce parking lot on East Beech Street, […]

Rotary Kid's Christmas Returns to Lamar

Rotary Kid’s Christmas Returns to Lamar

  Lamar Rotary and Prowers County Rotaract members are preparing for their second annual “Rotary Kids’ Christmas,” on Saturday, December 16th at 10am – 2pm at the Shore Arts Center (117 N. Main Street). Complete with a visit and photo with Santa, there will be multiple activities appealing to kids and families as well as […]

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 […]

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 Rotary Helping Foster the Holiday Spirit

Lamar Rotary Helping Foster the Holiday Spirit

The Lamar Rotary is laying the groundwork for a holiday tradition, Saturday, December 17th, that may develop into an annual Christmas themed event.  Rotary President, George Gotto, said Rotarians will use the Shore Arts Center as their holiday headquarter for a series of events beginning at 10am on the 17th, the Saturday which corresponds to […]

Lamar Rotary Offers the World in a Book

Lamar Rotary Offers the World in a Book

Third graders in Parkview Elementary school in Lamar were among several hundred students in four counties that received their own personal dictionary from the Lamar Rotary. Each book included a letter which described the on-going donation which is now in its 16th year in southeast Colorado. Boxes of books were opened in several third grader […]

Lamar Council Sets Three Public Hearings for May 23

Lamar Council Sets Three Public Hearings for May 23

A public hearing for a special events permit has been set for May 23rd by the Lamar City Council following a request by Lamar Partnership Inc.  LPI wishes to host a beer garden at the annual Windmill Tournament scheduled for July 8-9 of this year at the ballfields.  Windmill players must be at least 18 […]

Lamar Rotary Has New Ducky Dash Venue, Adds New Member

Lamar Rotary Has New Ducky Dash Venue, Adds New Member

Laurie Larrick was brought into the Lamar Rotary this past Thursday, April 14th , was assigned her duties as public relations representative and was immediately tasked with spreading the word about this year’s Lamar Days Ducky Dash, a well-known fund-raiser for the Lamar Rotary. Larrick, who is the Vice-President of Human Relations for the High […]