LDRC recognizes Sydney Pope during National Volunteer Week

LaBelle Downtown Revitalization Corporation (LDRC) reminded us on their social media that this week is National Volunteer Week. The daughter of on of our favorite local barber, Rick Pope, Sydney Pope, was recognized for being a dedicated volunteer at many of LDRC’s events throughout the year! She was recently named LDRC’s Volunteer of the Year. […]

Inspiring LaBelle – Kelly Boone works tirelessly for the community

(Submitted photo) Proud mom and Executive Director of LDRC posts, “This is the Wearable Art from Thistle & Thorn, for Wharf Walk! Hannah was the lucky one to wear it and she rocked it! -beard and all!” Kelly Boone, is a mom of 16 year old twin daughters, Hannah and Haley and dog mom to […]

Fun for all at LDRC’s Fall Festival

The LaBelle Downtown Revitalization Corporation and MOPS of LaBelle threw an awesome 2019 Fall Festival, featuring an all new “Touch-a-Truck”event, along with the annual tradition of “Scarecrows on the Wharf.” Families flocked to the Barron Library parking lot to get a chance to collect treats and Touch-a-Truck. So many costumed kids, some scary, some adorable, […]

LaBelle’s Fourth of July Food, Fun, and Festivities

The LDRC’s Fourth of July events were both popular and well-put together. A Stars and Stripes Parade kicked off the festivities with the LaBelle Silver Spurs 4H mustangs and ponies painted in patriotic fashion, the SWFL PODS Angels gave out pinwheels, and the LaBelle Fossil Camp float complete with American flag clad mammoths and red, […]

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 […]