Many attend ‘Pink War’ in honor of BCA month

CLEWISTON — October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It is often associated with pink ribbons and 5K walks. However, this year Tony Perkins was given the vision to honor these individuals in a different manner. On Friday, Oct. 18, Mr. Perkins along with the support of the community hosted a “Pink War” event at the […]

CHS students ‘Think Pink’ for walk

CLEWISTON — Students in the Career Tech Education program at Clewiston High School wear their “Think Pink” T-shirts during the annual Pink Warrior Walk for Breast Cancer Awareness Month organized by Hendry Regional Medical Center.

Linda Bentley is ‘dying to live’

OKEECHOBEE — Linda Bentley said if she were to write a book about her life, she would call it “Dying to Live,” because she has struggled so hard just to survive. Recently, her friends called the newspaper to arrange an interview because they were excited about sharing a dream that was fulfilled for Ms. Bentley […]

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 in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness month on Saturday, Oct. 19, at the Tom Perry Park, Riverside Drive in Moore Haven. This event is a BBQ Rib Competition. Proceeds provide mammograms and help with community projects. Events schedule is as […]

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. • […]

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

OKEECHOBEE — Okeechobee County has declared October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The county proclamation notes National Breast Cancer Awareness Month is a platform for educating women about the importance of early detection of breast cancer through mammography and other methods. “Detection of breast cancer at an early stage greatly improves the chances for successful […]

Darlene Bass has been through breast cancer twice

OKEECHOBEE — Darlene Bass has been through breast cancer twice despite doing everything possible to prevent it from coming back a second time. She found it the first time in 2009 after she and her husband, Keith, returned from Nashville. She realized something was wrong, because her left nipple had inverted. When she got in […]