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HOPE Center Sets Annual Chili Supper for 2019

HOPE Center Sets Annual Chili Supper for 2019

    Due to the scheduling conflicts and the lateness of the season, members of the HOPE Coalition decided postpone the annual family Chili supper until 2019. Coalition President Byron Hall said it made better sense to delay the meal, usually accompanied by a fund-raising silent auction, into 2019 at which time, a specific date […]

New School Year Underway for HOPE Coalition

New School Year Underway for HOPE Coalition

    Members of the HOPE Coalition gathered for the first regular meeting of the new school year at the Lincoln School on Monday, September 17th.  Under New Business, Wendy Buxton Andrade and Byron Hall switched their roles as Coalition President and Vice-President, respectively.   Due to various scheduling conflicts last year, the traditional Chili Dinner […]

9/11 Tribute Memorial Continues to Develop Donors

9/11 Tribute Memorial Continues to Develop Donors

Several recent, generous donations to the 9/11 Tribute Memorial have helped contribute to development of the memorial site, just south of Big Timbers Museum on Highway 50. The most recent donation, $10,000 from the Southeast Colorado Arts Council and the Anne Boken Trust, will be added to other contributions including a $10,000 donation from the […]

Lamar City Council Announces Award of GoCO Grant

Lamar City Council Announces Award of GoCO Grant

Lamar City Administrator, John Sutherland, recapped the recent GoCO Inspire grant award of $1.3 M to the City at a presentation ceremony last week in the Front Range.  “Rick and I and Angie accompanied the mayor to GoCO’s presentation where the board presented Mayor Stagner with a $1.3 million giant check,” he explained, while holding […]

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 […]