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 […]

Suncoast Credit Union celebrates grand opening of service center

Suncoast Credit Union celebrated the grand opening of their LaBelle Service Center on Friday, January 12, 2018. Sheriff Steve Whidden attended the ribbon cutting ceremony. DJ Urbin Baron provided music during the event catered by Log Cabin. A cake from the Publix Bakery was also provided. Those in attendance at the grand opening event had […]

Lazy H Bait – oldest commercial insect farm in the state

It is the oldest commercial insect farm in the state of Florida and despite setbacks it continues to breed crickets of all shapes and sizes, mealworms, superworms and discoid roaches. Lazy H Bait has been a family operated business since 1987. Brad Ross took ownership of the farm on September 10, 2010 and has dealt […]

Me and My Girls Antiques and Home Decor opens their door

Me and My Girls Antiques and Home Décor is a business created from the passion of antiquing, the importance of family, and a love for LaBelle. High school sweet hearts Maggie and Rudy Barreneche, owners of Me and My Girls Antiques and Home Décor, are passionate about antiquing and have been antiquing part-time together for […]