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Lamar Chamber of Commerce Board of Officers for 2021

Lamar Chamber of Commerce Board of Officers for 2021

    The Lamar Chamber of Commerce, board of directors, has been selected for 2021. Jerry Roseberry will be President with Gabrielle Hammer as Vice-President. Melonee Marcum will serve as Secretary and Talle Harmon will assume the Treasurer duties. The officers for this year are: former President, Clifford Boxley, Holly Burton, Ginger Coberley, April Forgue, […]

Letter to the Editor: Thanks for the Holiday Parade of Lights and Holiday Schedule

Letter to the Editor: Thanks for the Holiday Parade of Lights and Holiday Schedule

  The Lamar Chamber would like to thank everyone who participated in this years’ Parade of Lights. I know it was different, and hopefully we can get back to normal next year. A big shout out to Police Chief, Kyle Miller for putting the route together, and making sure the parade went smoothly. I would […]

Pocket Park Food Trucks Available

Pocket Park Food Trucks Available

  The Lamar Chamber of Commerce and City of Lamar is making the downtown Pocket Park available for outdoor dining through the holidays. Food Cart vendors interested in participating need to contact Valerie Baldwin at the Lamar Chamber of Commerce at 336-4379, Monday through Friday by 3pm for details. The Food Court will be a […]

Lamar Chamber of Commerce, 2020 Parade of Lights

Lamar Chamber of Commerce, 2020 Parade of Lights

    There have been some needed changes to the annual Lamar Chamber of Commerce, Parade of Lights this year due to COVID-19 restrictions. The parade will be held Friday, December 11th, starting at 6pm. There is no theme to this year’s parade. Entries can use their own imagination for the event. All entries should […]

Shop Safe, Shop Local, Shop Lamar Promotion Outlined

Shop Safe, Shop Local, Shop Lamar Promotion Outlined

  “This isn’t about compliance, it’s about participation,” is the way Lamar Mayor Kirk Crespin termed a new initiative to help keep COVID-19 numbers down in Lamar. The county is now at Level Red restrictions based on the increasing pandemic numbers registered by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. That translates to a […]

What You Need to Know About Luv Bucks (Corrected information)

What You Need to Know About Luv Bucks (Corrected information)

    The Lamar Chamber of Commerce has prepared a seasonal shopping promotion that involves the use of Luv Bucks. More details on this promotion will be made available shortly, but in the meantime, here are some facts about their use and how Luv Bucks will help our local economy when you shop in Lamar. […]

2020 Moonlight Madness Recap

2020 Moonlight Madness Recap

    The 2020 Lamar Chamber of Commerce Moonlight Madness event is being recognized as one of the more successful outings for downtown Lamar in several years. A warm night, a full moon and just a chance to get out (with the proper precautions) were some of the prime ingredients to make it an enjoyable […]

Moonlight Madness Set for October 29th

Moonlight Madness Set for October 29th

    The Lamar Chamber of Commerce is hosting Moonlight Madness contests, set for Thursday, October 29th with a store window and costume contest. There are some changes from years past in light of the pandemic. The Chamber board decided on a ‘Best Window’ contest for a new, traveling trophy. Stores have until Tuesday, October […]

Lamar Chamber Decides to Postpone Annual Oktoberfest to 2021

Lamar Chamber Decides to Postpone Annual Oktoberfest to 2021

I am sorry to tell you the Lamar Chamber of Commerce will not host an Oktoberfest event this year.  With everything that is going on, we thought it was best to just wait till next year and have a huge one. We encourage everyone to go and support your local retailers and businesses. Thank you […]

Lamar Chamber Sets Annual Banquet, Invites Nominations for Awards

Lamar Chamber Sets Annual Banquet, Invites Nominations for Awards

    Details for the 2020 Lamar Chamber of Commerce Banquet were discussed by Chamber President, Clifford Boxley and board members during their monthly meeting, Thursday, February 20. The banquet, including dinner, will be held at the Lamar Eagles Lodge on Wednesday, April 8th. This will mark the 99th anniversary of the banquet held by […]

A Great Winter Eve for Lamar’s Parade of Lights Festival

A Great Winter Eve for Lamar’s Parade of Lights Festival

      The parade theme, “Christmas through the Eyes of a Child”, hit all the right notes for this past Friday’s annual Lamar Chamber of Commerce Parade of Lights. The public enjoyed a crisp evening with hardly a breeze and temperatures in the low 30s, Friday, December 6th. Folks lining Lamar’s Main Street sampled […]

Colorado Mills Wins Food Fight, Everyone Wins for the Donations

Colorado Mills Wins Food Fight, Everyone Wins for the Donations

    Participating directors from the Lamar Chamber of Commerce will be checking the forecast as the new year approaches; they owe someone a new year’s run. The Chamber board entered into friendly food fight with employees and customers from Colorado Mills, collecting non-perishable foods to donate to Sparrow House Ministries for the holidays as […]

Plenty to Do for Chamber Oktoberfest

Plenty to Do for Chamber Oktoberfest

    There are plenty of events and attractions for the annual Lamar Chamber of Commerce Oktoberfest, Saturday, October 5th at the Lamar Chamber offices along East Beech Street. Food vendors will keep you from getting hungry with offers of BBQ, burgers, fries, ribbon fries, funnel cakes, corn dogs, pretzels, ice cream beads, kettle corn […]

8th Annual BBB Gearing up for Oktoberfest, Oct 5th

8th Annual BBB Gearing up for Oktoberfest, Oct 5th

    The 8th Annual Beers and Brats for Boobies 5K Race to Raise Breast Cancer Awareness will begin with registration at 9am on East Beech Street and the race will begin at 11am. Registrants 21 and older can opt for the bratwurst and beer run with a $25 entry fee, while younger participants can […]

Feathers Flies at State Fair Parade

Feathers Flies at State Fair Parade

    The Lamar Honkers represented the community in this year’s State Fair Parade in Pueblo, bringing the well-known mascot, “Feathers”, decorated to this year’s parade theme, ‘Horsing Around in Pueblo, since 1869’. While Feathers didn’t bring home a trophy, as has happened in some past years, she still managed to garner a lot of […]