Aktion Club works hard to restore LaBelle’s Veterans Memorial Park

Each year, Aktion Clubs around the nation participate in Aktion Club Week, a week where they get to show the impact their club is making in their community. Aktion Club is the only service organization for adults with disabilities in the world, and is part of Kiwanis. The LaBelle Aktion Club has used their Aktion […]

LaBelle Kiwanis meets Adventure Mentoring Programs

LaBelle Kiwanis welcomed guest speakers Scott Perry and Danika Hopper, from Adventure Mentoring Programs, Inc.(AMP), which is the umbrella organization that operates LaBelle Fossil Camp. LaBelle Fossil Camp is a local adventure-based arts and sciences program that focuses on environmental education. The camp brings kids ages 8 to 14 sailing and fossil hunting along the […]

Kiwanis Kids Christmas Shopping

Kiwanis hosted the Annual Kids Christmas Shopping so children 4-12 could shop for their family without them around. Parents waited out in front of the Kiwanis Thrift Store while their children went inside to shop. They were assisted by a high school Kiwanis Key Club member. All presents were wrapped by other Key Club members […]

Christmas trees are here!

The Kiwanis Key Club Students of LaBelle High School and the Kiwanis Builders Club Students of West Glades School will have their annual Christmas tree sale fundraiser starting the day after Thanksgiving! Trees sales will continue until they are all sold! The LaBelle Kiwanis Thrift Store is located at 155 S. Bridge Street in LaBelle. […]

AKtion Club of LaBelle seeks new members

The Kiwanis Club of LaBelle and South West Florida PODS Angels are sponsors of a unique project, the AKtion Club of LaBelle. Which is the really neat service organization, one of the only organizations available for adults with disabilities. The club’s motto is: “Where development has no disability.” They are a club that is committed […]

Participants and Volunteers wanted for Kiwanis Kids’ Day!

Entertainment, activities, bounce houses and games are just some of the fun you can expect at the upcoming Annual Kiwanis Kids Day event that is scheduled for October 19, in Barron Park from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Kiwanis Club of LaBelle’s long time member, Karan Roach says, “This year we have vendors offering fossils, […]

Scholarship recipient thanks Kiwanis

Alondra Reyna Lopez is a 2018 graduate of LaBelle High School. She’s a scholarship recipient of the Kiwanis Club of LaBelle and returned to thank the club for helping her toward her degree at FSU in Tallahassee. Her goal is to earn a doctorate in psychology to help troubled teens in low income neighborhoods to […]

Artist Spotlight: Triumphant Years of Inspirational Local Artist Cristo Soto

He is often seen walking or riding his bike around town, or sitting under one of the big oaks while he sketches up his newest inspirations for paintings, with his signature beret atop his long, dark, wavy hair. A local artist, Cristo Jesus Soto Ledezma, and his creative visions seek to find a vision of […]

New members in the Kiwanis Club of LaBelle

The Kiwanis Club of LaBelle is proud to introduce new members inducted into Kiwanis on Tuesday, May 21. Kiwanis started in 1915 and globalluly now has 7,800 clubs in 80 countries with the objective to improve lives through fellowship in service worldwide! Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to improving the world, one […]

LaBelle Kiwanis Learns About West Glades Beta Club

At the Tuesday, May 7 LaBelle Kiwanis meeting, West Glades Beta Club gave a great presentation!! They discussed leadership opportunities, competing, and leading “outside of the box” as a team. The Beta Club has been trying to raise money so the club can attend National Convention and compete in Rapid Response. If you would like […]