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2019 Lamar Days, “Springing the Community Together”

2019 Lamar Days, “Springing the Community Together”

    Activities will run from about sun-up to way past sundown for this year’s Lamar Days Celebration beginning with an afternoon BBQ, Friday, May 17th from 11am to 1pm at the Lamar Comber of Commerce on East Beech Street.  Tickets are available at the Chamber for the burger BBQ as well as healthy and […]

Lamar Days Parade Route Back on Main Street

Lamar Days Parade Route Back on Main Street

    The 2019 Annual Lamar Days Parade route will be back on Main Street on Saturday, May 18th.  Heather Morris, Lamar Chamber of Commerce Office Manager, confirmed that the route will have participants assemble along Beech Street prior to the parade and at 10am the route will travel south along Main Street and turn […]

Lodging Panel Funds 2019 Requests

Lodging Panel Funds 2019 Requests

    A funding request for promotional materials from Spreading Antlers Golf Course was the only funding application to the Prowers County Lodging Tax Panel that wasn’t slated for 2019. Jack Van Hook and Ray Gilbert, representing the Golf Course, explained that the nine-hole course is leased from the City of Lamar for $1 per […]

Chamber Picnic by the Park

Chamber Picnic by the Park

    The Lamar Chamber of Commerce held their Lamar Days, Kick-Off BBQ this Friday, May 18th.  Better weather equals a better turn out and that was the situation Friday as last year’s premiere BBQ was conducted under spring skies a few degrees short of winter. Folks sat at picnic tables on the front lawn […]

Lamar Days ‘Features the 50s’ for the 2018 Theme

Lamar Days ‘Features the 50s’ for the 2018 Theme

  This year’s event, May 18-19th takes local residents back in time as the celebration will be for: “Time to Shake, Rattle and Roll”. The event, hosted by the Lamar Chamber of Commerce, will feature a Friday downtown, Kick-Off BBQ from 11am to 1pm at the Chamber of Commerce parking lot on East Beech Street, […]

Lamar Days Activities:  See and Do Around Town

Lamar Days Activities: See and Do Around Town

Friday, May 19th: Kick-Off BBQ at the Chamber Parking Lot from 11am-1pm – $9 at the door or purchase tickets at the Chamber at 336-4379 (DJ, Lunch, Merchant Sidewalk Sales and Specials) No-Booze Cruise – 6:30 PM at Sonic Drive-In.  Help raise funds for the annual Fire Department July 4th Fireworks Show Saturday, May 20th: […]

HOPE Coalition Closing Out School Season

HOPE Coalition Closing Out School Season

  The last day of school will be May 23rd and Project HOPE activities are winding down for the season at the Lincoln School on North 10th Street in Lamar.  “We’ll be on hand with a few things, mostly paperwork into June, as well as summer field trips early in June, but we’re slowing up […]

Lamar Chamber Merchant Networking Highlights Spring Season

Lamar Chamber Merchant Networking Highlights Spring Season

Lamar residents will see some minor changes for Chamber of Commerce activities this spring. Some small alterations are on the local menu for the annual Spring Fling, the Lamar Days Events and a new chamber enhanced membership benefits package was discussed during the merchants networking night, Tuesday, March 14th.  The monthly get-together is held the […]

Quackers and Rotary Hold Ducky Dash at Lamar Pool

Quackers and Rotary Hold Ducky Dash at Lamar Pool

One of the more unique attractions at the Lamar Days Celebration is the annual Ducky Dash, developed by the Lamar Rotarians.   Years ago the annual fundraising event was held at the Lamar Canal where the bridge spans North Main Street.  Hundreds of small rubber/plastic ducks were dumped into the canal waters where the ducks made […]

Lamar Days Schedule of Events - May 20/21

Lamar Days Schedule of Events – May 20/21

LAMAR DAYS 2016 – “BIG DREAMS FROM A SMALL TOWN” May 20-21, 2016 – Schedule of Events   6:45-7:45am – “Wake Up Lamar Breakfast” Sponsored by the Lamar Chamber of Commerce. Come eat a hearty Breakfast! Eagles Aerie – 1220 S Main 6:30pm – 21st Annual Lamar Days Rod Run “No Booze Cruise & Poker […]

Lamar Rotary Has New Ducky Dash Venue, Adds New Member

Lamar Rotary Has New Ducky Dash Venue, Adds New Member

Laurie Larrick was brought into the Lamar Rotary this past Thursday, April 14th , was assigned her duties as public relations representative and was immediately tasked with spreading the word about this year’s Lamar Days Ducky Dash, a well-known fund-raiser for the Lamar Rotary. Larrick, who is the Vice-President of Human Relations for the High […]

Lamar Merchants Group Plan Active Spring

Lamar Merchants Group Plan Active Spring

The Lamar Merchants group met Tuesday, April 12th to review planned activities for this spring, including the Spring Fling set for April 29th.  The meeting was held at Diana Lynn Fashion at 211 South Main Street with representatives from the Lamar Chamber and Lamar City Council attending. More vendors are needed for the Spring Fling […]