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Tickets still available for Harlem Wizards game April 25, 2024

Tickets still available for Harlem Wizards game April 25, 2024

Don’t miss your chance to see the world-famous Harlem Wizards in action at the Lamar Community Building on April 25, 2024.  The game begins at 7:00 PM and doors open at 6:00 PM. The Wizards will be playing the Southeast Shriner’s Road Runners as a fundraiser for the Southeast Colorado Shrine Club. Tickets can be […]

LCC Foundation's Sixth Annual Boots, Bling, and Blessings - Saturday, April 13, 2024

LCC Foundation’s Sixth Annual Boots, Bling, and Blessings – Saturday, April 13, 2024

  Mark your calendars and dust off your cowboy boots!  The Lamar Community College (LCC) Foundation is gearing up for its highly-anticipated Sixth Annual Boots, Bling and Blessings (BBB) fundraiser.  This year’s event will take place on Saturday, April 13, 2024, at 6:00 p.m. at the LCC Equine Complex Indoor Arena, promising an unforgettable night […]

Tri-State 9/11 Tribute Banquet a huge success

Tri-State 9/11 Tribute Banquet a huge success

The recent Tri-State 9/11 Tribute banquet and auction, held at the Cow Palace, was a huge success.  Doug Harbour, President of the Foundation, told me that he was “thrilled about the amazing support” of not only all of Prowers County, but also from persons from Baca and even Pueblo counties.  In attendance, in addition to […]

Southeastern Developmental Services seeking new Executive Director

Southeastern Developmental Services seeking new Executive Director

The Southeastern Developmental Services Board of Directors extends its thanks to Nikki McDowell for her dedicated service as Interim Executive Director of Southeastern Developmental Services. As Nikki transitions from her role, we commend her for her commitment to the organization’s mission of supporting individuals with developmental disabilities within their local communities. With Nikki’s departure, the […]

2024 Zonta Rose Day is March 18

 2024 Zonta Rose Day  is March 18 The Prowers County Zonta Club will be making their yearly deliveries of the iconic yellow roses on Monday, March 18.  Rose orders will be taken until March 10.  For those who may not have had time to mail in a form before the deadline, order forms can be […]

Lamar Outdoor Sports makes donation for upcoming Tri-State 9/11 auction

Lamar Outdoor Sports makes donation for upcoming Tri-State 9/11 auction

  Todd Horning, with Lamar Outdoor Sports, 10 N. Main Street, Lamar, Colorado recently donated a Springfield XD9 subcompact 9 mm pistol with holster to the Tri-State 9/11 Tribute Auction/Fundraiser.  The event will be held March 23, 2024 at 6 p.m. at Tavern 1301, 1301 N. Main Street in Lamar. Proceeds from the auction/fundraiser go […]

Share the Spirit @ The Ranch Fundraiser slated for April 27, 2024

Share the Spirit @ The Ranch Fundraiser slated for April 27, 2024

The Share the Spirit Foundation will hold its biennial fundraiser on Saturday, April 27 from 5 to 8 p.m. at Amache Studio, located at 30785 CR 34.5 in Lamar, Colorado.   This event is the organization’s flagship fundraiser.  It promises to be a casually-elegant evening of fun, good food and drinks and an opportunity to purchase […]

Lamar Lions Club Has New Meeting Location

Lamar Lions Club Has New Meeting Location

The Lamar Lions Club has changed its meeting location to the Colorado Room at the Historic Cow Palace.  The group meets at noon the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of every month.  

Lower Arkansas Valley Area Agency on Agency Grant Information

Lower Arkansas Valley Area Agency on Agency Grant Information

                     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Ken Shearer Kenneth.shearer@state.co.us (719) 383-4844 Lower Arkansas Valley Area Agency on Aging releases Request for Proposals for Senior Services The Lower Arkansas Valley Area Agency on Aging (LAVAAA) is requesting proposals from qualified organizations interested in receiving a grant funded under the Older Americans Act to provide services to […]

High Plains Snow Goose Festival a Large Success in 2024

High Plains Snow Goose Festival a Large Success in 2024

The High Plains Snow Goose Festival happened February 2-4 in Lamar, Colorado with amazing success. The festival brought over 200 participants into Lamar and the surrounding areas to see the astonishing number of snow geese. Participants had a great time on the tours, learned a lot from the various programs offered, scored some great items […]

Lamar Tractor Supply Company makes large donation to Tri-State 9/11 Foundation

Lamar Tractor Supply Company makes large donation to Tri-State 9/11 Foundation

  Lamar’s Tractor Supply Company made a generous donation of a Pit Boss grill to the Tri-State 9/11 Tribute Foundation on Feb 9, 2024.  Jaime White, manager of the store, presented the Foundation with the grill, which uses pellets or charcoal and is valued at approximately $700. I spoke to Doug Harbour of the non-profit […]

Frontier Bank Donates $500 to the Tri County 9/11 Memorial Committee

Frontier Bank Donates $500 to the Tri County 9/11 Memorial Committee

Frontier Bank Shares Good Fortune   Frontier Bank donated $500 to the Tri County 9/11 Memorial Committee this past Tuesday, January 23rd, making the presentation at the memorial site at Big Timbers Museum in Lamar.   Frontier Bank was one of 120 participating members of FHLBank in Topeka, Kansas that has been asking participants since […]

Lamar Hospice Receives Large Donations

    The Lamar Area Hospice Association was recently the beneficiary of  two  large and generous donations.   Pictured below is a check for $66,000, which  was presented by the Lamar Hospice Fundraising Committee.  The check represents proceeds generated from the Backyard Bash from June of 2023 and the Angel Open golf tournament held this past […]

CSP 2023 Pack the Patrol Car

CSP 2023 Pack the Patrol Car

  2023 Colorado State Patrol- Christmas Cruiser Challenge: Pack The Patrol Car Christmas is just around the corner, and the Colorado State Patrol will soon be holding their annual toy drive. This year the Christmas Cruiser Challenge: Pack the Patrol Car toy drive will be on two days and at two different locations. On November […]

The Colorado Trust Grants Eight Southeast Colorado Nonprofits via Rural Philanthropy Days

The Colorado Trust Grants Eight Southeast Colorado Nonprofits via Rural Philanthropy Days

    The Colorado Trust, a private, statewide foundation dedicated to ensuring all people living in Colorado have the opportunity to thrive, announced it has granted $5,000 each to eight nonprofit organizations in southeast Colorado in conjunction with the September 2023 iteration of Rural Philanthropy Days. Rural Philanthropy Days connects funders with nonprofit organizations and […]