Annual Fallen Heroes Benefit planned

Join the members and co-sponsors of American Legion Post 130, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10100, Disabled American Veterans Chapter 144 and the LaBelle Moose Lodge for a fun and meaningful Saturday and attend the Annual Fallen Heroes Benefit and Pork Dinner on July 22nd, at the LaBelle VFW Post 10100. The meal will consist […]

Linda Corbitt participated in Memorial Day Ceremony at Post 1 in Paris, France

By Linda Corbitt Special to the Caloosa Belle I was invited by American Legion Post 1 in Paris, France to be a part of the 98th American Memorial Day ceremony on June 28, 2017, honoring Americans killed in war in France. It was memorable because it celebrated the centennial of America entering the first World […]

Veterans Park Chosen For Chaplain’s Service

LaBelle’s annual Four Chaplain’s service will be held at Veteran’s Park, across from the Hendry County Courthouse, at 3 p.m. on Sunday, February 12. The recognition of the sacrifice made by the heroic Chaplains at the beginning of World War II, this year will include an acknowledgement of Religious Ideals Week. In years past the […]

Plan to improve Veterans Park

The Annual Fallen Heroes Benefit will be held on July 23rd, at the American Legion Post 130. The event will start with a remembrance ceremony at 9:30 a.m. at the LaBelle Veteran’s Memorial Park, located at the intersection of Hwy 80 and SR 29 in the heart of LaBelle and continue at the American Legion […]

Local veteran recognized for service

District 25 Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL) recognized LaBelle’s Matt Kindermann recently with the Congressional Veteran Commendation/ Recipients must have been deployed while in the military and have significant volunteer service/contribution once out of the military. They are interviewed and their wartime collections added to the Veterans History Project, sponsored by the Library of Congress. Matt’s […]

Residents honor debt to veterans

America owes a debt to its military veterans that can never really be repaid. But there are ways to let them know that their sacrifices are appreciated. Task Force Dagger Foundation was organized in 2009 and is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit and provides financial assistance for care and treatment not covered by the military, Department of […]