Lollie Raulerson center caters to the ‘Young at Heart’

OKEECHOBEE — The “Lottie Raulerson Senior Center” is now officially known as the “Young at Heart Center of Okeechobee.” The center has been in existence since 1981, thanks in large part to the efforts of the late Lottie Raulerson, who saw a need for a place for seniors to gather in Okeechobee, and worked to […]

WCSC thanks family of the late Precious Wright

BELLE GLADE — On behalf of myself, Willie A. Miller II, staff and Division of Senior Services administration, we would like to thank Linda J. Earsley and her family for their generosity over the past 19 years in sponsoring West County Senior Center’s (WCSC) Annual Holiday Celebration. It is because of their generous donation each […]

Florida Crystals provides WCSC with food and games

BELLE GLADE — According to recent statistics, people living in the Glades struggle with hunger everyday, including a significant number of senior citizens. The good news is Florida Crystals Corporation donates their excess and other food items to West County Senior Center year round, meaning this healthy food reaches empty stomachs rather than landfills. In […]

West County Senior Center send thanks to Sugar Cane Grower Cooperative

BELLE GLADE — Willie Miller, manager, along with the staff and clients of West County Senior Center are most grateful and appreciative to Sugar Cane Growers Cooperative for their benefaction of gift cards, gifts and continued support of aging adults affiliated with West County Senior Center. They would like to wish Sugar Cane Growers Cooperative […]

WCSC hosts Senator’s Mobile Office

BELLE GLADE — The office of U.S. Senator Rick Scott (R-FL) hosted Mobile Office hours at West County Senior Center on Dec. 11 to assist constituents with federal casework issues in their communities. These office hours offer constituents who do not live close to regional offices a more convenient way to receive federal casework assistance. […]

Letter to the Editor: West County Senior Center thanks Commissioner Johnny Burroughs and the City of Belle Glade

BELLE GLADE — West County Senior Center seniors again enjoyed an evening at the Miami HEAT game on Dec. 6. The HEAT defeated the Washington Wizards 112-103. The ultimate Game day experience was courtesy of the Miami HEAT; transportation to and from courtesy of Commissioner Johnny Burroughs and the City of Belle Glade. Thank you […]

Senior Citizens party the night away

BELLE GLADE — The 2019 Glades Senior Citizen Prom was held on Saturday, June 29, at the Lake Shore Middle School. The theme for this year’s prom was ‘A Night Out In Paris.’ The Senior Prom Committee and KTM Foundation presented the event.