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Colorado Elks Foundation Supports Local VA Ride Program, Harbert Top VSO in Colorado

Colorado Elks Foundation Supports Local VA Ride Program, Harbert Top VSO in Colorado

    Funding fell short this year for the annual budget providing rides to medical appointments for area veterans, according to Gary Harbert, Prowers County Veteran’s Service Officer. Harbert explained there were problems with the 2019-2020 grant cycle.  The shortage became known to the Lamar Elks Lodge, which through its contacts was able to secure […]

Open House for Lamar’s VA Clinic

Open House for Lamar’s VA Clinic

    If any Lamar area veterans had health-related questions for the VA, this past Wednesday, August 28th was a good time to ask.  Close to 50 vets, spouses and visitors attended the VA open house at the Lamar clinic at 1401 South Main Street.  VA staff was on hand to explain the medical equipment […]

VA Announces Rollout and Application Process for New Veterans ID Card

VA Announces Rollout and Application Process for New Veterans ID Card

  WASHINGTON — Today the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced that the application process for the national Veterans Identification Card (VIC) is now available for Veterans — yet another action honoring their service. This has been mandated through legislation since 2015 to honor Veterans, and today’s rollout of the ID card fulfills that […]

Cliff Boxley Recognized for Hours/Miles of Service to VA

Cliff Boxley Recognized for Hours/Miles of Service to VA

Lamar resident, Clifford Boxley, was presented with a certificate of appreciation Tuesday, May 30th from his efforts on behalf of local veterans.  The Prowers County Commissioners made the presentation to Boxley, with his wife, Barbara and County Veterans Service Officer, Gary Harbert, in attendance. Commissioner Ron Cook offered his appreciation on behalf of commissioners, Wendy […]