Elvis dinner to benefit Arnold’s Wildlife Rehab

OKEECHOBEE — Just about everyone in Okeechobee knows about Arnold’s Wildlife Rehabilitation Center. It has been a part of this town for over 25 years. Sue Arnold is the woman behind the center. It all began because her husband asked her to find a way to stay home more. She used to be the president […]

Glades County Woman’s Club hosts BBQ Rib Competition on Oct. 19

MOORE HAVEN — The Glades County Woman’s Club will host a Grilling and Chilling event on Saturday, Oct. 19, in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness month. This event is a BBQ Rib Competition. Proceeds provide mammograms and help with community projects. Events schedule is as follows: • 7 a.m. — Rib cook off begins. • […]

Benefit auction list shows Okeechobee’s compassion

OKEECHOBEE — The community has demonstrated selfless generosity in donating items for the “Cancer Sucks Fund” to benefit a local woman. Sympathizers and supporters have been contributing things all during July at Back to Butch’s Bar, where friends and supporters are raising money to aid Okeechobee resident Patti Berglund, who is battling brain cancer. So […]

July 4th barbecue will benefit Patti Berglund

OKEECHOBEE — One Fourth of July celebration this year in the Okeechobee community — a free pig roast and barbeque at a local tavern — is being staged to help a longtime area resident in her battle against brain cancer. A former employer and many friends of Patti Berglund, who was the office manager for […]