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 […]