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Southeast Colorado Cancer Initiative (SECCI) asks community for financial support

Southeast Colorado Cancer Initiative (SECCI) asks community for financial support

  Southeast Colorado Cancer Initiative, or SECCI, is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that was founded in August of 2001 by survivors and passionate residents of Southeast Colorado, and currently serves the counties of Prowers, Baca, Bent, and Kiowa.  Our mission is to provide a safe and supportive environment for individuals affected by a cancer diagnosis […]

BBB End of Year Donations Benefit Local Organizations

BBB End of Year Donations Benefit Local Organizations

Members of the BBB, Beers and Brats for Boobies Committee recently presented a check for $16,000 to the Lamar Area Hospice Group, part of $21,000 raised in the past year, of which the balance, $5,000 is being presented to SECCI, Southeast Colorado Cancer Initiative. This marks the 10th anniversary of local fund-raising events by BBB […]

Police Auxiliary Donates to SECCI

Police Auxiliary Donates to SECCI

    Members of the newly formed Lamar Police Auxiliary donated $172 to SECCI, Southeast Colorado Cancer Initiative this past Tuesday, August 6th at the downtown Pocket Park.  Tera Binder accepted the donation for Cathy Buxton on behalf of the local cancer support group. Auxiliary Vice President, Brenda Wilson, said the group, formed this past […]

SECCI Cancer Support Group Hosts Annual Fundraiser Golf Tournament

SECCI Cancer Support Group Hosts Annual Fundraiser Golf Tournament

  Teams will tee off at Spreading Antlers Golf Course the morning of Saturday, June 9th, raising funds for the 10th Annual SECCI tournament. Southeast Colorado Cancer Initiative began in October 2001 when local residents, Cathy Buxton, Larry Bauer, Tim Courkamp and Delaine Rushton formed the group to help defray transportation and related expenses for […]

Patty L. McDowell…March 14, 1959 – February 10, 2017

  A celebration of life for lifetime Lamar resident, Patty L. McDowell will be held at 10:00AM on Monday, February 13, 2017 at the Lamar Christian Church with Ian Blacker officiating. Interment will follow at Fairmount Cemetery. Visitation for Patty will be held from 3:00PM until 5:00PM on Sunday, February 12, 2017 at the Peacock […]

Council Approves Grant Application to Aid Downtown Business Growth

Council Approves Grant Application to Aid Downtown Business Growth

An agreement between the City of Lamar and BNSF Railroad was approved to allow the city to replace aging water distribution and stormwater collections systems under the train tracks on Main Street. This will be required as part of the CDOT US Highway 287 Reconstruction Project scheduled to begin its first phase of upgrades this […]