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Good Turnout for Toys for Tots Donations at Local Warmart Stores

Good Turnout for Toys for Tots Donations at Local Warmart Stores

    The Colorado State Patrol held its 5th Annual Christmas Cruiser Challenge: Pack the Patrol Car on Friday, November 24, 2017 from 7:00 am to 4:00 pm at the Walmart stores in La Junta and Lamar. For the 5th year, the CSP Patrol Cars were parked before the main entrance to the store in […]

Toys for Tots Countdown

Toys for Tots Countdown

  The Toys for Tots organization will accept toy or cash donations through the Lamar area until Monday, December 11th.  After that, the toys will be categorized and prepared for sacking on Saturday, December 16th prior to the delivery date of December 24th. Volunteers are still being sought to help in the workshop Monday through […]

CSP's Annual - Pack The Patrol Car- Toy Drive

CSP’s Annual – Pack The Patrol Car- Toy Drive

The Colorado State Patrol will be holding the 5th Annual Christmas Cruiser Challenge: Pack The Patrol Car on November 23, 2017 from 7:00 am to 3:00 pm at the Walmart stores in La Junta and Lamar. Look for the patrol cars parked near the store entrance. The Colorado State Patrol is challenging the community to […]

Toys for Tots Starts their Holiday Season

Toys for Tots Starts their Holiday Season

  Darlene Lopez said her Toys for Tots organization will be headquartered at the Car Palace again this year. “They’ve been helpful to us in year’s past and we’ll be opening our operations on North Main Street beginning Monday, November 6th,” she stated. Lopez and her crew of volunteers collects toys and gifts, old and […]

SECPA-/-SECOM Donations Make a Difference

SECPA-/-SECOM Donations Make a Difference

    Each year, SECPA and SECOM assist area groups with an annual donation and this past Wednesday, January 18th, four local groups received $500 each from the companies. Jack Johnson, CEO, said the four are Lamar Area Hospice, Toys for Tots and the fire departments of Lamar and Towner. “We try to give donations […]

Outpouring of Generosity Aids Toys for Tots CSP Campaign

Outpouring of Generosity Aids Toys for Tots CSP Campaign

“The level of local generosity is really enjoyable to see,” explained CSP officer, J.W. Branniman this past Friday, November 25th.  For the fourth year, the Colorado State Patrol has hosted a ‘Pack the Cruiser’ campaign to raise funds for the local Toys for Tots event.  Patrol cars and a van are parked at Walmart in […]

Tea 4 Tots Raises Funds with Gala Brunch

Tea 4 Tots Raises Funds with Gala Brunch

  Area residents combined some unique fun with fund-raising to benefit the annual Toys for Tots holiday campaign. Shawn Cardinelli said 150 persons attended her third annual Tea 4 Tots event on Saturday, November 19, at the Lamar Christian Church Fellowship Hall. Quite a few young ladies attended their first tea/brunch, usually in the company […]

Pack The Patrol Car- Toy Drive

Pack The Patrol Car- Toy Drive

The Colorado State Patrol will be holding the 4rd Annual Christmas Cruiser Challenge: Pack The Patrol Car on November 25, 2016 from 7:00 am to 3:00 pm at the Walmart stores in La Junta and Lamar.  Just look for the patrol cars parked near the store entrance. The Colorado State Patrol is challenging you to […]

Toys for Tots in Action Starting November 7th

Toys for Tots in Action Starting November 7th

Toys for Tots will begin their annual holiday campaign in Prowers County on Monday, November 7th.  They will be headquartered at the Car Palace on North Main Street from 6pm to 9pm, Monday through Thursday until Christmas Eve. Darlene Lopez is asking donors to be sure the toys they donate are clean and in good […]

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 […]