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Bent County Historical Society

Bent County Historical Society 

PO Box 68
Las Animas, CO 81054

Phone: 719-456-6066


The Pioneer Historical Society of Bent County (PHSBC) works to preserve the history and heritage of Bent County through the operation and development of historic sites and the facilitation of programs and activities that interpret the cultural history of the region. PHSBC offers Bent County History books for sale.

Las Animas Lions Club

Las Animas Lions Club
1014 Lois Ave.
Las Animas, CO 81054

Phone: 719-456-0149
Fax: 719-456-1210

The Las Animas Lions Club meets every Tuesday at noon at Carmen’s restaurant.

President:     RJ Stavely

Secretary:  Elsie Goines

Treasurer: Bryan Simmons

First Vice President: Calvin Feik

Second Vice President: Kim MacDonnell

Southern Colorado Economic Development District

Southern Colorado Economic Development District
1104 N. Main Street
Pueblo, CO 81003

Phone: 719-545-8680
Fax: 719-545-9908


SCEDD is a non-profit organization whose membership is the 13 counties of Southeastern Colorado. From Leadville to Trinidad to Springfield, SCEDD has helped counties and communities find ways to position themselves to attract and accept new businesses. SCEDD helps with planning and finding funds for improving infrastructure so areas are ready when a business comes calling.

Southeast Colorado Economic Development, Inc.

Southeast Colorado Economic Development, Inc.
112 W. Elm St.
Lamar, CO 81052

Phone: 719-336-3850
Fax: 719-336-3835
Toll-free: 888-336-3850 Southeast Colorado Enterprise Development (SECED) provides incentives and develops promotional activities that will market and advertise the advantages of locating a business in the Southeast Colorado area, create a positive identity, encourage retention and expansion of existing business, promote redevelopment, expand the region’s tourism industry, attract new businesses, and generally enhanced the economic growth of the area.