New Medical Practice in LaBelle

LaBelle has a new specialty neurology outpatient clinic founded by Lenay Santana, MD. Santana is a Board Certified Neurologist and a Board Certified Neuromuscular Specialist. She graduated from the Louisiana State University School of Medicine in 2009. She moved to Florida to work in an outpatient neurology clinic in Fort Myers in 2014. In the […]

Greater LaBelle Chamber of Commerce Membership Banquet planned

The Greater LaBelle Chamber of Commerce Membership Banquet is planned for October 1 at the Port LaBelle Inn. There will be a Meet and Greeet from 5 – 6 p.m. with dinner starting at 6 p.m. The program will begin at 7 p.m. The guest speaker for the evening is Fred Ford from Airglades Airport. […]

Rentz Law Firm, P.L.L.C. just moved into 97 Park Ave.

Meet attorney Kirk Matthew Rentz, II. He just moved his law firm into one of the oldest houses in LaBelle. Matt is dedicated to assisting clients with a wide range of legal matters. His practice focuses on Estate Planning and Administration, Medicaid Planning, Asset Protection and Business Law. Matt was born and raised in Southwest […]

Dr. Darryl Damon’s Office welcomes new dentist Matthew Conley

Dr. Darryl E. Damon’s Office welcomes a new DMD dentist Matthew Conley: “I grew up in LaBelle so I’m very excited to practice dentistry here,” Matthew explains. “I graduated from LaBelle High School, they have a program that if you graduate there, you get two years of FSW education. With that I got a general […]

Hendry ditches old, goes with new health insurance provider

The Hendry County Board voted unanimously at its regular meeting in Clewiston on Aug. 14 to contract with a new health insurance carrier, which could result in a nearly unheard-of savings to county taxpayers of up to $86,000, possibly even more, in the first year. Deputy County Administrator Jennifer Davis, who’s been working on the […]

Hendry officials to state: Infrastructure is No. 1

Hendry and Glades counties are included in Gov. Rick Scott’s 12 Counties Initiative, meant to address the challenges of economic development in a dozen of the state’s most rural, least developed counties and build on the strengths that exist in each. This week, the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity and officials from several other state […]

Riverside Real Estate has been in business for 20 years

It’s a gift to spend your life in a career you love. Marilyn Sears can attest to that. She is just beginning to let go of her successful career in real estate and open her life to other pursuits. Marilyn has decided to dial back on her career and spend more time with her five […]

New Fitness Center has opened

January 15, Community Members and guests, including Mayor Lyons and LaBelle Chamber Board Members came out to support the grand opening and ribbon cutting of the new Anchor Point Fitness Club at the extensively remodeled River’s Edge Motel in LaBelle. Those who attended were able to sign-up on the spot and take a tour of […]

Zac’s Friendship House is going strong

In 2014, Zac’s Friendship House opened their doors after Jesus Reyna and Betsy Villareal lost their son Zachary Cole Reyna. Zac, who was diagnosed with primary amoebic meningoencephalitis (PAM), a brain eating amoeba, after swimming and knee-boarding in a canal left the family and community with a hole that was longing to be filled. “Zac […]

Shirley Willis Becomes Edward Jones Financial Advisor

Shirley Willis, who has been a branch office administrator in a LaBelle Edward Jones branch office for eight years, recently made a career move: to that of a financial advisor with the financial services firm. “Edward Jones values the individual investor and understands that people still want to do business with someone they know and […]