Everglades Boogie skydive event gets OK

CLEWISTON — Skydive Spaceland Clewiston has been granted approval to use parts of Airglades Airport for the staging of its five-day Everglades Boogie skydiving festival during the third week of the new year, ending on Martin Luther King Day. Hendry County Public Works Director R. Shane Parker requested county commissioners’ OK on Nov. 13 of […]

Palm Beach County Community Services and HIV CARE Council to hold Health & Wellness Festival

BELLE GLADE — The Palm Beach County Community Services Department and HIV CARE Council are pleased to announce the second annual Communitywide Health & Wellness Festival which will be held on Nov 17, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Loading Ramp located at 524 SW Avenue C Place, Belle Glade (between S.W. Fifth […]

Pastor Morales Day proclaimed by Belle Glade mayor

Oct. 13 celebration included 50 visitors from coastal cities BELLE GLADE — Oct. 13 was declared Pastor Morales St. Hilaire Day by Mayor Steve Wilson in recognition of the pastor’s 23 years of work to help the children of Belle Glade. The proclamation kicked off a day of activities at the First Haitian Baptist Church […]

Office of Small Business Assistance to host meeting in Belle Glade Nov. 1

BELLE GLADE: During the months of October and November, the Office of Small Business Assistance (OSBA) will be hosting several certification workshops throughout Palm Beach County to assist small, minority and woman‐owned businesses become certified with Palm Beach County on‐site for FREE. The workshops will address what documents are necessary to accompany your application and […]

Diabetes Health Fair scheduled for Nov. 3 in Pahokee

PAHOKEE — Following two successful Diabetes Health Fair Initiatives in Belle Glade, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority is bringing the popular information event to Pahokee. The Diabetes Health Fair is free to the public and will be held in Pahokee High School’s gymnasium on Saturday, Nov. 3, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Local residents who […]

Cardiovascular Bus will be parked at West County Senior Center Oct. 30

BELLE GLADE — Advanced Cardiovascular Diagnostics is offering state-of-the-art on-site cardiovascular testing, detection, prevention, and solutions in the parking lot of West County Senior Center, 2916 State #15 in Belle Glade, on Oct. 30 at 10 a.m. The mobile bus is equipped with advanced technology and a sophisticated team of specialists will be on hand […]

Voter Education Forum set for Oct. 29 in Belle Glade

BELLE GLADE — The Glades Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority will host a Voter Education Forum on Monday, Oct. 29, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at the Mount Olive Church of Belle Glade, 225 NW Ave. G in Belle Glade. Guest speakers will include Corinne Miller and Mindy Koch of the League of […]

Sugarcane crop season celebration

BELLE GLADE — Florida Crystals Corp.and the Sugar Cane Growers Cooperative of Florida hosted a Pre-Harvest Celebration on Sept. 30 at Torry Island in Belle Glade, where employees, farmers, families and members of the Glades communities of western Palm Beach County came together to celebrate the upcoming sugarcane crop season and to pray for a […]

Let’s Talk for a Healthier Glades set Sept. 17

BELLE GLADE — Glades residents are invited to Let’s Talk for a Healthier Glades at the following times and locations: • Monday, Sept. 17, from 5:30 – 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 491 E Main St. in Pahokee. • Monday, Oct. 8, from 5:30 – 8 p.m. at the Leon Camel Resource […]

FDOT to hold workshop for SR 15 resurfacing project Sept. 13

PAHOKEE — The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), District Four, will conduct a public information workshop to learn about the proposed improvements for State Road 15/U.S. 441/U.S. 98 resurfacing project from south of Morgan Road to south of Shirley Drive. The public information workshop is scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 13, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. […]