Cheer Camp starts Monday; many other Okeechobee events planned for Friday

Healthy Start meeting set Okeechobee Country Healthy Start Coalition Board of Directors will meet Friday, June 14, at noon at Okeechobee First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, 401 S.W. Fourth St. The meeting is open to the public. For more information, call Kay Begin at 863-462-5877. VFW Post 10539 hosts events Big Lake VFW Post 10539, […]

Back to School Bash set

BELLE GLADE — Boost Mobile of Belle Glade is preparing for their sixth annual Back to School Bash. Another huge successful event is expected. They will be giving away backpacks and thousands of mixed school supplies to support the community once again and to put in their hard work and time back into their city […]

Vacation Bible School and cheer camp offered in Okeechobee Community Events

Shrine Club serves catfish The Shrine Club, 1855 S.W. 53rd St., will serve catfish dinners on Friday, June 7, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. for $8. There will be live music. For information, call 863-763-3378. VFW 4423 hosts events VFW Post #4423, 300 N.W. 34th St., will hold the following events: Friday and Saturday, June […]

Inaugural LaBelle Mom Prom supports MOPs’ programs

A fun ladies evening out to support a cause LABELLE — On June 7, women in Hendry County and surrounding counties will wear prom gowns and up-dos, and dance the night away at the LaBelle Mom Prom to raise funds and awareness for MOPS of LaBelle. The LaBelle Mom Prom will take place at the […]

Soldier who gave his life in March honored

CLEWISTON — A soldier who was part of the Clewiston High School family was remembered during the Memorial Day ceremony put on by Clewiston High School Public Safety Academy students on Monday at Ridgelawn Cemetery. Sgt. Joseph P. Collette, husband of CHS graduate Caela Collette and son of Mrs. Roberts from the school, was killed […]

Church hosts yard sale on Saturday; lots of other things to do in the community

Businesswomen to meet OKEECHOBEE — The Okeechobee Businesswomen’s Referral Network will meet on Friday, May 17, at Lakeside Grill, 1111 S. Parrott Ave., at 11:30 a.m. Come share information about your business and learn how others can help you grow. Bring a small exchange gift. For more information, call Raye at 863-467-2557. Shrine club will […]

Visit WTEC and learn about simulator technology

BELLE GLADE — Visit West Technical Education Center on Tuesday, May 14, and learn about simulator technology that can be utilized to provide training in areas that can lead to employment opportunities for the Glades residents. eSolutions has transformed the atrium of West Tech in a showroom displaying training simulators for forklift operation, pain booth […]

Mothers Day events around town

Quarters for a Cause date set American Legion Post 64, 501 S.E. Second St., will host Quarters For a Cause to benefit Kyle Vericella on Tuesday, May 21, from 6 to 7 p.m. Kyle was diagnosed with inoperable brain cancer at the age of 18. Paddles for biding will be $2 each. If you would […]

Meet and Greet for City Manager Candidate

CLEWISTON — The City of Clewiston and the Clewiston Chamber of Commerce will host a Meet and Greet for the City Manager Candidate on Thursday, May 16, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Clewiston Museum and Chamber of Commerce, 109 Central Ave.

Easter Sunrise Service to be held at Scott Driver pavilion

OKEECHOBEE — The annual community Easter Sunrise Service, sponsored by the Okeechobee Ministerial Association (OMA), will be held at 6:30 a.m. Easter morning, April 21, at a new location this year, Scott-Driver boat ramps pavilion on the north side of State Road 78 West, across from the entrance to Okee-Tantie. Pastor Cary McKee of More2Life […]