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Lamar Chamber of Commerce "Chamber Chatter"

Lamar Chamber of Commerce “Chamber Chatter”

In lieu of our usual Chamber Chatter article we have had each month, the board would like to use this opportunity instead to thank our amazing sponsors from our first annual Glow Golf Tournament. We could not have done it without all the generous donations of the following community businesses, and we feel so lucky […]

P & L Tax and Accounting

P & L Tax and Accounting

    The Lamar Chamber of Commerce Honkers recently visited P & L Tax and Accounting at 106 West Olive, to recognize the new business partnership with Lisa Farmer and Jason Whisenand. P & L Tax and Accounting provides services beyond simple, annual tax preparation.  Call 719-336-0636 for information about accounting and bookkeeping services.  Off-season […]

Chamber Chatter for June

Chamber Chatter for June

“I’m back again for my second Chamber Chatter article. We have a busy summer ahead of us and want to make sure we are getting the word out about all the exciting things the chamber has going on in the coming weeks! Make sure to participate in Bike to Work day on June 22nd, you […]

Lamar Chamber Chatter, Spring Events

Lamar Chamber Chatter, Spring Events

  “In taking my first opportunity as Lamar Chamber President to restart the Chamber Chatter, I hope that this will be helpful and informative from month to month as we move forward. I feel it is important for us to continue getting the word out about all the exciting things we are doing! The Lamar […]

Chilly and Wet Forecast Doesn’t Deter Turnout for 2022 Lamar Days

Chilly and Wet Forecast Doesn’t Deter Turnout for 2022 Lamar Days

    You can only plan around the weather here in southeast Colorado.  That’s what the Lamar Chamber of Commerce, Rod Run organizers, parade entrees and various vendors had to do in light of the forecast for this past Friday and Saturday for Lamar Days, 2022. But, no matter the weather, folks turn out!  The […]

Lamar Tesla Chargers, Getting Ready to Roll

Lamar Tesla Chargers, Getting Ready to Roll

    The major points of installation work have been completed with only one or two connections to be made as well as some state-oriented paperwork, and then the eight Tesla fast-charger stations on East Beech Street will be good to go. For the under-initiated, it’s a very simple process, as Lamar’s City Building Inspector, […]

Spirit of America Comes to Lamar Days, 2022

Spirit of America Comes to Lamar Days, 2022

    The Lamar Chamber of Commerce roles out the red carpet for residents and visitors alike for the 2022 Lamar Days Festivities this weekend. The kick-off BBQ begins at 10:30am on Friday, May 20th at the Chamber offices on Beech Street.  Visitors can also get a look at the new Tesla, Fast-Charge stations directly […]

Lamar Honkers Visit Domestic Safety Resource Center-/-K & L Customz

Lamar Honkers Visit Domestic Safety Resource Center-/-K & L Customz

  K & L Customz is open for business for custom shirts, cups, decals, blankets, wallets, keychains and more at 107 West Elm Street in Lamar.  Owned and operated by Kira Sanger and Lupe Fresquez, they’re open Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday from 12:30-6pm at their new location.  Call at 719-691-2091 or email at kiraskeepsakes2020 […]

Electric Car Charging Booths Begin Construction

Electric Car Charging Booths Begin Construction

  Lamar Mayor, Kirk Crespin, briefed the Lamar Chamber of Commerce board that ground-breaking preparations for eight Tesla super charging stations will begin as of April 25th with completion expected to be done prior to Lamar Days activities at the chamber parking lot before May 20th.  “We’ve received an assurance from the company that the […]

Lamar Utility Board Approves Arby Economic Incentive Package

Lamar Utility Board Approves Arby Economic Incentive Package

    A fast-food business, RB Colorado LLC, received an economic development incentive agreement from the Lamar Utility Board for their proposed outlet, which will be situated at the site of the former WHO Blue Building at 1002 North Main Street.  The utility board’s approval was contingent on the Lamar City Council’s approval which was […]

The Spirit of America Comes to Lamar Days

The Spirit of America Comes to Lamar Days

    The Chamber of Commerce Lamar Days 2022 will be celebrated on Friday and Saturday, May 20th and 21st, and centered around this year’s theme of, “The Spirit of America Comes to Lamar Days”. Preliminary arrangements are being discussed by the chamber board of directors and anyone interested in participating, placing an entry in […]

LUB Reviews Incentive Assistance for EV Charging Stations

LUB Reviews Incentive Assistance for EV Charging Stations

    As more and more electric vehicles are being manufactured, the City of Lamar has been working to develop an electric gas station, for lack of a better description, adjacent to the Lamar Chamber of Commerce and Welcome Center on East Beech Street. Groundbreaking in preparation for the installation of eight charge points will […]

100th Anniversary Banquet for Lamar Chamber of Commerce

100th Anniversary Banquet for Lamar Chamber of Commerce

    Teamwork was the central theme for the Lamar Chamber of Commerce banquet held Friday, January 28th at the Lamar Eagles Lodge. The banquet was notable for several reasons, the first being the observance of the 100th anniversary of the creation of the chamber for Lamar and the second, as the first banquet held […]

January 13th Deadline for Citizen of the Year Nominations

January 13th Deadline for Citizen of the Year Nominations

  Thursday, January 13th, is the deadline for submitting a nomination form or letter for the ‘Citizen of the Year’ Award 2021, which will be presented during the Lamar Chamber of Commerce’s 100th annual banquet, at the Lamar Eagles Lodge on Friday, January 28th.  They should be returned to the offices at 109A East Beech […]

Chamber Parade of Lights-Winning Entries

Chamber Parade of Lights-Winning Entries

  Twenty entries took part in the annual Lamar Chamber of Commerce, Parade of Lights this past Friday, December 3rd.  This year’s theme was “Christmas for Cowboys and Cowgirls”.  Lamar Community College took first place and won $75 in Chamber Luv Bucks; second place went to Dark Knight Trucking with a prize of $50 in […]