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 […]

Kiwanis Club of LaBelle awards 2019 scholarships

The Kiwanis Club of LaBelle presented scholarships to LaBelle High School Seniors on Thursday, May 9 at Beef O’Brady’s. A total of 14 graduating seniors were awarded scholarships totaling $18,350. The scholarships are awarded annually to any graduating student at LaBelle High School that completes the application and attends the interview process by the Foundation […]

Nelda Cavasos-Cuellar opens Paleteria La Victoria

A ceiling filled with brightly colored, festive pinatas, and shelves filled with candies, sodas, and what seems like a thousand varieties of homemade desserts, Paleteria La Victoria is owned by one of the sweetest and kindest women you could ever meet, Nelda Cavasos-Cuellar. She is an amazing woman, a two-time brain surgery survivor, who has […]

Aktion Club creates bags for the homeless and needy children

On Thursday, August 31 the Aktion Club (Adults with disbailities Kiwanis club) gathered to create bags that were donated to the homeless or children in need. The group assembled forty-eight bags including a blanket, coloring book, crayons, card games, toiletries, stuffed animal, socks and underwear. The bags were then delivered to the Department of Children […]

Kiwanis has a new drop box

The LaBelle Kiwanis Thrift Store prides themselves on giving back. All of the proceeds collected from the sales at the local thrift shop go right back into the community through support of schools, the library, sponsored youth programs and the scholarship fund set up for graduating seniors. The thrift store itself is an extension of […]