FWC’s Gopher Tortoise, Panther Corridor, and other programs

Pete Diamond will present a program on FWC’s Gopher Tortoise, Panther Corridor in Ortona, and Private Landowner Programs at Dallas Townsend Agricultural Extension located at 1085 Pratt Blvd., LaBelle at 7:00 pm on Monday November 11, 2019. This free presentation will be hosted by local Hendry-Glades Audubon Society volunteers. Pete is a Biological Scientist with […]

Relay for Life’s Haunted Hayride was a spooky success

The first annual Relay for Life Haunted Hayride wrapped up this past Saturday, with so many people flocking to the event- some even went through two and three times! There were kiddie areas, snacks and drinks, and bloodcurdling screams heard from the parking lot. “I didn’t think it would be so much scary as it […]

Women’s Club State President to attend Fall Meeting

The General Federation of Women’s Club’s 2019-2020 Florida President, Sharon Oliphant, will be coming to the Fall District Meeting on November 1, 2019. Her President’s Project is Operation Smile, and she has set a goal of raising $250,000 for them.  One of GFWC Community Woman’s Club members, Sherry Smith-Meade says, “We are on target to achieve […]

Fun for all at LDRC’s Fall Festival

The LaBelle Downtown Revitalization Corporation and MOPS of LaBelle threw an awesome 2019 Fall Festival, featuring an all new “Touch-a-Truck”event, along with the annual tradition of “Scarecrows on the Wharf.” Families flocked to the Barron Library parking lot to get a chance to collect treats and Touch-a-Truck. So many costumed kids, some scary, some adorable, […]

Good Shepherd Episcopal Church welcomes Father Eddie Gibbons

Good Shepherd Episcopal Church has announced, Father Eddie Gibbons will be serving on a regular basis each month so Eucharist will be available at the services when he presides. His first service will be Sunday, October 27 at the 10 a.m. Mass. We are looking forward to Fr Eddie serving at Good Shepherd, Fr Alan […]

Sheer Fear will soon be here!

It’s the scariest time of the year again, Halloween! Time for all the scary, scary things to come out and do what they do best! Are you brave enough to come out and play? Find out this weekend, Friday, October 25 and Saturday, October 26 at Sheer Fear. Come out to the LaBelle Nature Park […]

LaBelle Fire Rescue announces return of Explorers Program

The LaBelle Fire Department held an Open House for their Explorer Program the evening of October 1. The room was filled with eager high school and college students, as Captain Scott Russell and Tina Pegler explained both the benefits and requirements, as well as introduced some of the program’s advisors. The program places emphasis on […]

Hendry-Glades Audubon’s to hear about Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary

Do you want to learn about the birds, wildlife and cypress swamp at “Audubon’s Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary” located near Naples? Dr. Lisa Korte will present a program about this amazing place at Dallas Townsend Agricultural Extension located at 1085 Pratt Blvd., LaBelle at 7:00 pm on Monday October 14, 2019. This free presentation will be […]

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Originally known as “the day of unity” that quickly evolved into a week, and then went on to become National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, October is the month where various organizations join together to educate the masses concerning the quiet epidemic that happenes behind closed doors, domestic violence. Domestic violence is when a person uses […]

Hendry-Glades Audobon Society presents Gopher Tortoises: A Keystone Species

The Hendry-Glades Audubon Society held an informative and delightful presentation, about Gopher Tortoises, at the Dallas Townsend Agricultural Extension last Monday evening. Speaker, Momoka Maeda, from FWC’s Gopher Tortoise Conservation Program presented an informative and delightful program. “Gopher tortoises are reptiles that occupy habitat throughout Florida. They dig deep burrows for shelter and forage on […]