United Way of Hendy and Glades raises $322,400

The 2017-2018 Campaign for the United Way of Hendry & Glades raised a total of $322,430 for its 27 United Way Partner Agencies. The announcement was made by the United Way Campaign Chairs Tommy Perry and Carey Soud at the “Swing Into Spring” event at RiverBend Motorcoach Resort. Tommy Perry said as he unveiled the […]

The 36th Summer Movie Fest will begin July 3

Due to lower costs, we are lowering the sponsorship to $100 Your sponsorship provides free movies for kids of all ages for five weeks during the summer. This fundraiser helps the community each summer providing good clean fun for kids of all ages. Sponsors are recognized and thanked via a PowerPoint presentation at the beginning […]

Nick Fidanza retires from the Firehouse Community Theatre

The last performance of “Looking Back and Forward,” which was in celebration of the Firehouse Community Theatre’s 25th Anniversary, was given on April 15 by the Firehouse Singers. This show was a very emotional one for everyone connected to the music review because earlier in the year Nick Fidanza had told them of his pending […]

LaBelle Museum to hold special program at Felda Community Center on May 3

LaBelle Heritage Museum’s May 3 Program meeting will be a special presentation of acclaimed Hollywood director Nicholas Ray’s flawed 1958 masterpiece “Wind Across The Everglades” starring Christopher Plummer, Burl Ives, and Gypsy Rose Lee and featuring a number of well-known Florida “personalities” including Totch Brown and Corey Osceola at the Felda Community Center, 1100 CR […]

Give nesting waterbirds space to help keep them safe

It’s nesting season for Florida’s waterbirds, and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) and Audubon Florida are reminding beachgoers and boaters to give these birds and their young space to help keep them safe. “This is a critical time of year for nesting birds and their young,” said Craig Faulhaber, avian conservation coordinator […]

Dr. Chow: An American success story

Opportunity. That’s what this country means to Dr. Kai-Fu Chow, who has served LaBelle’s medical needs since 1981. Born in a crushingly poor small town in China, Dr. Chow was 15 when he emigrated to Miami with his parents and brothers. His grandparents had preceded them to the US and had become American citizens. In […]

Legacy Moss Landing holds style show

Gorgeous women wearing beautiful clothes is always a winning combination. This was very apparent to the eye at the Legacy Moss Landing (Aqua Isles) 2018 Style Show held on March 1. Fashions through the Decades was the theme with clothes, jewelry and other accessories from the 1880s through 1970s. Music filled the air with a […]

Sunrise Service planned for Sunday

This years Community Easter Service will be held on Sunday April 1 at 7:00 a.m. in Barron Park. The LaBelle Evangelical Minister’s Association. Sponsors this multi-denominational event each Easter to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. This years service will feature the following activities and pastors. Welcome & Opening Prayer – William Maddox Pastor of […]

Pet of the Week

Willie is an eight year old, Hound mix, who has a heart of gold. This gentle giant weighs in at around 60 pounds and is sure to steal your heart (and possibly your bed too) Please come by Caloosa Humane Society Adoption Center and meet this gem of a dog! 1200 Pratt Blvd. LaBelle. Any […]

United Way In Focus-Healthy Families Hendry/Glades

Becoming a parent can be exciting as well as challenging. Families are not alone! Hendry and Glades County residents can take advantage of a program that helps expecting and new parents learn skills and deal with the challenges of being a new parent. The program serves approximately 125 families in Hendry and Glades counties. Healthy […]