Located about 20 miles west of the Kansas border, the city of Lamar is the county seat of Prowers County, which has an overall population of about 12,500. In 2013, Lamar received a three-year $1 million dollar grant for infrastructure improvements and programs designed to create a healthier and more active community.
Introducing Healthy Places Lamar
Healthy Places Lamar: Year One
Healthy Places Lamar: Year Two
Healthy Places Lamar: Year Three
- Healthy Places Lamar Facebook page
- Healthy Places: Lamar - Brochure
- Read the Urban Land Institute (ULI) recommendations
- ULI Advisory Service Panel Report: Lamar
Founding partners: High Plains Community Health Center, The City of Lamar, Lamar Parks and Recreation Department
Community partners: LiveWell Prowers County, Prowers Medical Center, Prowers County, Lamar School District, Partners for HOPE Center Southeast Health Group, Prowers County Public Health and Environment, Lamar Chamber of Commerce, Lamar Partnership Inc., Prowers County Fatherhood Initiative, Lamar Community College and Prowers County, 15th Judicial District Probation Office.
We are committed to working with residents to participate in and lead the changes connected to our Healthy Places. There is an opportunity for EVERY Lamar resident to get involved!
Contact: Emily Nieschburg, Lamar Healthy Places Coordinator at 719-688-1265 or firstname.lastname@example.org.