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New Tourism Website Showcases Prowers County

New Tourism Website Showcases Prowers County

  Discover Prowers County’s beauty, history, and outdoor recreation on its new tourism website www.VisitProwersCounty.com Lamar, Colorado, May 6, 2020 — The Prowers County Lodging Tax Board, a board of officials charged with promoting tourism in Prowers County in southeastern Colorado, announced the launch of its new website, www.VisitProwersCounty.com, the most comprehensive resource for anyone […]

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 […]

Lodging Panel Gets Long-Awaited Answers to $$$ Questions

Lodging Panel Gets Long-Awaited Answers to $$$ Questions

It all depends on who you talk to! The Prowers County Lodging Tax Panel has sought answers over the years, as to how the Panel receives its funding from the state, based on local motel room taxes.  The 2% tax generates on average, $85,000 a year which the Panel distributes to tourist-oriented events in the county.  […]

National Day of Prayer set for May 5

National Day of Prayer set for May 5

  Pastor Mike Martin of the LifeSeed Church received permission from the Prowers County Commissioners to hold his annual prayer meeting at the courthouse by the flagpole shortly after noon on Thursday, May 5th.  “The day is open to all persons and we expect to have more than the 50 residents who come last year,” […]

Lamar Racing Club, Bluegrass Festival Receives Lodging Panel Funding

Lamar Racing Club, Bluegrass Festival Receives Lodging Panel Funding

Three events were presented before the Prowers Lodging Tax Panel for funding, Tuesday, March 15th.  Angel Munoz from the Lamar Racing Club requested advertising funds for the 2016 racing season at the Lamar Speedway for ten events, twice the number held last year.  Munoz, the president and promoter of the Club explained the additions, “We […]