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Tea for Tots Translates to Toys for Kids

Tea for Tots Translates to Toys for Kids

  An annual seasonal event was held this past November to help raise funds for the Toys for Tots holiday gift campaign. This marks the sixth year the Saturday event has been, hosted at the Lamar Christian Church fellowship hall. Participants volunteer their time, expertise, imagination and materials to create a holiday themed and decorated […]

SALVATION ARMY RED KETTLES 100% Collected Remains in Lamar and Prowers County

SALVATION ARMY RED KETTLES 100% Collected Remains in Lamar and Prowers County

  When you shop at Walmart and Safeway in Lamar, Colorado between Black Friday (November 29, 2019) and December 23, 2019 you will hear the familiar bell ringing and see the volunteers with the Salvation Army RED KETTLES ready for your donation as you enter and leave the stores. What you may not know is […]

Boots, Bling & Blessings Brings Bountiful Returns

Boots, Bling & Blessings Brings Bountiful Returns

    LAMAR, CO – Lamar Community College Foundation’s Boots, Bling, and Blessings, presented by Southeast Colorado Power Association/SECOM has become the college’s most successful fundraising event yet. Held on October 19, the LCC Foundation raised well over $40,000 and sold over 200 tickets. The proceeds of this event help provide additional scholarships and creates […]

New Turns for Toys for Tots

New Turns for Toys for Tots

    Toys for Tots officially begins this year on Monday, November 11th with boxes set out at collection points around Lamar and on Saturday, November 23rd, (This is a corrected date from the original article)  the annual Tea for Tots at the Lamar Christian Church on South Main Street in Lamar will bring the […]

Lone Star Rider, Riding for a Cure!

Lone Star Rider, Riding for a Cure!

  Rex Covington from Texas has logged in a log of miles from his motorcycle over the past two years, riding and raising donations for diabetes research. He stopped at the office of The Prowers Journal this past Tuesday, September 3rd, to provide an update on his mission, to raise a total of $90,000 for […]

Police Auxiliary Donates to SECCI

Police Auxiliary Donates to SECCI

    Members of the newly formed Lamar Police Auxiliary donated $172 to SECCI, Southeast Colorado Cancer Initiative this past Tuesday, August 6th at the downtown Pocket Park.  Tera Binder accepted the donation for Cathy Buxton on behalf of the local cancer support group. Auxiliary Vice President, Brenda Wilson, said the group, formed this past […]