NFL coalition gives $25K for COVID-19 response

BELLE GLADE — The NFL’s Inspire Change initiative and the Players Coalition announced Monday, April 20, that a number of grants totaling $3.05 million will be distributed among seven areas affected in major ways by the coronavirus pandemic — including the Belle Glade area. A grant of $25,000 has been received by the Guardians of […]

Essential information shared at Guardians of the Glades town hall meeting

BELLE GLADE — The Guardians of the Glades put on a Facebook Live presentation Thursday evening, April 2, titled the “Glades-Area Virtual Town Hall Meeting,” that was intended to calm public fears and uncertainty, and instill confidence in local leaders striving to help people stay safe through the coronavirus pandemic. Scheduled speakers were: State Rep. […]

PBC women honored as ‘Guardians’

BELLE GLADE — The Guardians of the Glades community activism organization is naming another local woman daily as recognized “Guardians of the Glades” this month. • March 6: Melissa McKinlay — “Palm Beach County Commissioner Melissa McKinlay has served on the Palm Beach County Commission since 2014. Prior to her election, Commissioner McKinlay spent nearly […]

On Guardians’ agenda: SR 80 lighting, 2020 Census

BELLE GLADE — The Guardians of the Glades has one major legislative victory to its credit but, according to co-founder Tammy Jackson-Moore, doesn’t plan to settle back contentedly or slack off in its advocacy for residents of the region. The organization, born during discussions over a table at the Banyan Tree Restaurant in town in […]