Cash Mob meets at Me and My Girls Antiques

LaBelle’s First Cash Mob, organized by the LaBelle Downtown Revitalization Corporation was a blast! Mobbers swarmed Me and My Girls Antiques, cash in hand, and found amazing and unique items they never knew they needed. From miniature tea sets, to cast iron boot bugs, and the tastiest strawberry jam in town, this shop has everything […]

LaBelle Downtown Revitalization Corporation (LDRC) Named Quarterfinalist for America’s Main Streets Contest

LaBelle, Florida —The national small business movement, Independent We Stand, announces the quarterfinalists, including LaBelle Downtown Revitalization Corporation (LDRC) of LaBelle, in the 2019 “America’s Main Streets” contest. As the lifeblood of our cities and towns, Main Streets play an important role in the long-term success of communities and help build a sense of place. […]

Egg-cellent Easter Downtown event was all it was cracked up to be!

Let the Cash Mobbing begin!

Are you ready for the first-ever LaBelle Cash Mob? Do you find yourself asking, “What in the world is a Cash Mob?!” Well, the idea came up, while I was brainstorming innovative ideas to help local businesses thrive, with Kelly Boone, of the LaBelle Downtown Revitalization Corporation(LBRC). It’s a name that was inspired by “flash […]

LDRC Vying for $25K Cash Prize in national contest

Vote multiple times daily at https://www.mainstreetcontest.com/profile/52 to advance LaBelle Downtown Revitalization Corporation (LDRC) to the top LaBelle – On February 25, Independent We Stand, a national small business movement, kicked-off its fourth annual America’s Main Streets contest to help consumers, small business owners and Main Street organizations reward a deserving Main Street with $25,000 in […]

LaBelle Downtown promoters get county’s backing

LaBELLE — The LaBelle Downtown Revitalization Corporation (LDRC) won approval from the Hendry County Board on Tuesday, Feb. 26, of a promotional contract through the Tourism Development Council for $12,000. Perhaps better news to the crowd behind the LDRC’s recent efforts, though, was the feedback and encouragement they heard from County Commissioner Karson Turner. Although […]

LDRC’s First Annual RV Games

Plenty of this season’s snow birds flocked to the LaBelle Downtown Revitalization Corporation’s (LDRC) First Annual RV Games. The Games kicked off with a tricky Euchre tournament, and moved on to Petanque, Pickleball, Cornhole, and the last battle of the day, Poker. Teams battled each other throughout the day for the title of RV Resort […]

LDRC’s 7th Annual Smoke Under the Oaks

This past Saturday at the always tantalizing, 7th Annual Smoke Under the Oaks Rib Fest, LaBelle’s best small-town smokers filled Barron Park with the sweet smell of barbecue. There were crowds of smiling faces, anxiously waiting in lines for a chance to feast on the most delicious ribs around. The Judges most definitely had their […]

LDRC Designated as Florida Main Street Program of the Month

Secretary of State Ken Detzner announced on Friday December 7 that the LaBelle Downtown Revitalization Corporation (LDRC) has been designated the December 2018 Florida Main Street Community of the Month. “We are proud to have Downtown LaBelle as part of our Main Street family,” Secretary Ken Detzner said. “This beautiful town reminds us of Florida’s […]

November 16 Proclaimed Official Little Toot Day

Last Friday, November 16 Little Toot came back to the place where he was originally found by Captain Christopher Robin. LaBelle Elementary second and fourth graders happily surprised Captain Christopher Robin and Little Toot with their warm and beautiful welcoming messages to cheer Little Toot on his new adventures of storytelling, and storytelling is what […]