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The Sky’s the Limit at HOPE Center

The Sky’s the Limit at HOPE Center

HOPE Center students and teachers took time for an ‘in-progress’ science class this Monday, August 21st as the sun’s eclipse was almost at its height in Prowers County at high noon.  Wearing specially provided goggles, similar to those of the days of 1950’s 3-D movies, the kids viewed the shadow’s transit over the sun as […]

New Season, New Goals for HOPE

New Season, New Goals for HOPE

  Years ago, an artist would use a palette and brush to create their work. Now, they can refer to the picture’s display or representation on their ipad in one hand and use a can of spray paint to complete their artistry with the other. Although the means of application may have altered, an artist’s […]

One Step Up Students Host Fundraiser at Lincoln School

One Step Up Students Host Fundraiser at Lincoln School

  One Step Up Students were busy with a number of events this past Friday, May 12th at Lincoln School in Lamar.  The main event was a fundraising auction for needed supplies to seed the playground at the school on North 10th Street so students could have a grassy area for fun, exercise and outdoor […]

HOPE Coalition Closing Out School Season

HOPE Coalition Closing Out School Season

  The last day of school will be May 23rd and Project HOPE activities are winding down for the season at the Lincoln School on North 10th Street in Lamar.  “We’ll be on hand with a few things, mostly paperwork into June, as well as summer field trips early in June, but we’re slowing up […]

One Step Up Students Hosting Unique Fundraiser this Friday

One Step Up Students Hosting Unique Fundraiser this Friday

Kids can appreciate a nice, green lawn as much as any adult, perhaps more so, because kids are the ones who are spending more time on a playground or in a yard; they should be at any rate. Kids from One Step Up at the HOPE Center in Lincoln School in Lamar want to raise […]

Vance Johnson Speaks From the Heart to Local Kids

Vance Johnson Speaks From the Heart to Local Kids

Former Bronco wide receiver star, Vance Johnson, one of the original Three Amigos, knows how to develop a rapport with a crowd. Whether it was tens of thousands of fans in Bronco Stadium back in the late 1980s or this past Thursday at the Lamar Middle School gym, Johnson has an appeal that can relate […]

HOPE Center Plans for Spring Activities

HOPE Center Plans for Spring Activities

  HOPE Coalition members discussed events surrounding former Bronco Super Bowl Star, Vance Johnson’s attendance at a number of planned in events in Lamar on Thursday, April 27th.  Johnson, one of the Three Amigos, spends time leading motivational seminars which focus on various forms of addiction, from alcohol to drugs and the best means of […]

HOPE Center Features a Busy Schedule

HOPE Center Features a Busy Schedule

  Several different topics were covered during the Partners for HOPE Center Coalition meeting on Monday, February 27th.  Updates were presented for the One Step Up student group, Helping Hands clothing center at the former Lincoln School on North 10th Street, an update on progress in the Alternative School and a bullying prevention grant recently […]

Big Timbers Community Alliance Combines FACT-FOOD & FAMILY

Big Timbers Community Alliance Combines FACT-FOOD & FAMILY

  Emily Neischburg, Executive Director of the Big Timber Community Alliance, welcomed the gathering at the Lincoln School on North 10th Street, Wednesday, January 18th.  Some of the attendees were new to the Alliance, which is just getting formulated for their programs in the community.  Others had been on hand for several years, through Prowers […]

Local Donations Create a Memorable HOPE Chili Supper

Local Donations Create a Memorable HOPE Chili Supper

The annual HOPE Center chili supper is a fundraising event to help finance activities for the numerous children who come to the Lincoln School on North 10th Street for a variety of reasons.  “We’re seeing our numbers continue to increase,” said HOPE Executive Director, Lori Hammer at the outset of the dinner, held Friday, November […]

HOPE Center Hosting Community Wide Thanksgiving Dinner

HOPE Center Hosting Community Wide Thanksgiving Dinner

A group of Women from the FLTI (Family Leadership Training Institute) Class of 2016 have chosen their community project as “A Community Thanksgiving”. The group lead by Maria Gutierrez and Lupita Mungaray, has worked toward setting up the event with the help of the entire group and donations of volunteer service and items to complete […]

Younger Circle of Knowledge at HOPE Center

Partners for HOPE Sets Annual Chili Supper for November

Members of the HOPE Coalition decided on Friday, November 18th as the date for their 5th Annual Chili Supper, now an yearly fund-raising tradition at the HOPE Center Lincoln School.  There was considerable discussion to find a non-conflicting date with other local activities and the November date is the best available on the calendar.  Although […]

New Season Begins for HOPE Center

New Season Begins for HOPE Center

Coalition members of the Partners for HOPE Center held their first meeting for the new school year on Monday, September 19th at the Lincoln School. More students are making use of the Center for after school studies and activities. Lori Hammer, HOPE executive director, told the group that the student numbers have grown with average […]

Toys for Tots Preparing for 2016

Toys for Tots Preparing for 2016

Darlene Lopez is thinking about Christmas in her unique way. Lots of gifts and a place to store and sort them are at the forefront right now.  She’s already begun collecting gifts for underprivileged area youth, some from donations and some from unsold items from local yard sales.  What she really needs is a permanent […]

Lamar’s At-Risk Students Getting a New Option

Lamar’s At-Risk Students Getting a New Option

By the fall semester of this year, a portion of the Lincoln School on North 10th Street in Lamar will be devoted to students who are at-risk of either failing or dropping out of school.  RE-2 School District Superintendent, David Tecklenburg, said this will not be a typical ‘brick and mortar’ school, but a new […]