Dolly Hand hosts ‘Tee-Off for Kids’

BELLE GLADE — Palm Beach State College’s Dolly Hand Cultural Arts Center Advisory Board is excited to announce that its inaugural “Tee-Off for Kids” fundraising golf tournament will be held on Saturday, Feb. 15, at the Belle Glade Municipal Golf Club. Proceeds from the tournament will help to fund arts-based educational outreach programs in local […]

Okeechobee Outfitters hosts fundraiser for veterans

LORIDA — On Jan. 10, Okeechobee Outfitters hosted a “Heartland Songwriters Fundraiser” for The Sportsmen’s Foundation for Military Families (SFMF). The fundraiser featured performances by Angy Griggs, Tommy Brandt and more. SFMF offers eligible military veteran families the opportunity to participate in a professionally guided outdoor adventure. For the veteran family, an SFMF experience is […]

PBSO pulls off ‘Socks of Cheer’ fundraiser for elderly

BELLE GLADE — Tammy Jackson-Moore was spreading the word around Thanksgiving for a Palm Beach County sheriff’s deputy friend of hers who was looking for people to assist if they wanted to help the elderly in Belle Glade this holiday season. “Consider supporting this effort where Christmas stockings will be stuffed and given to the […]

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 […]

Shepherd’s School supports autism research

PAHOKEE — On Thursday, May 16, Nick Valvano, director of operations for the Dan Marino Foundation, visited Shepherd’s School in Pahokee to receive a check for autism research. More than 80 students raised the money during the month of April for autism awareness. Mayliya Brown (left) and Timiaya Clark (right) presented a check for $784.96 […]

South Elementary partners with Gilbert Ford in “Drive 4 UR School”

OKEECHOBEE — South Elementary School, 2468 S.W. Seventh Ave., has partnered with Gilbert Ford for “Drive 4 UR School”. South Elementary could earn up to $8000 for the school and its students. Come out to the school on Thursday, April 25, from 7 to 6 p.m. and take a spin in a new Ford vehicle. […]

Change for Babies fundraiser starts

OKEECHOBEE — Okeechobee Healthy Start Coalition will have a “Change for Babies” campaign. The campaign will consist of local businesses and organizations who will have the “Change for Babies” containers at their front counters. The change collected will be benefiting Okeechobee’s pregnant women, infants and children up to three years old. The campaign began on […]