Glades agencies reach out to serve Buckhead

BUCKHEAD RIDGE — On Monday, July 30, from 3 to 5 p.m. a United Way food truck came to the Buckhead Ridge Community Center along with representatives of 14 agencies to respond to citizens’ questions and concerns. More than 150 people representing 105 households received information, aid and food. Buckhead Ridge (BHR) is more than […]

News from Buckhead Ridge

Despite the day’s heat and the night’s rain, the Buckhead Ridge Community Association had 52 people at its July 26 potluck supper meeting. Treasurer Sandy Attaway, who had been on sick leave, returned to her position, reminding us that this is the end of her six-year term. She will still be around each month with […]

Schoolkids flock to supply giveaway

MHES aide conducted drive with help of family, friends and many donors MOORE HAVEN — Over 100 schoolchildren in Moore Haven enjoyed a special “Back to School Bash” last weekend, courtesy of Glades County School District paraprofessional Shon Croskey and a small multitude of like-minded citizens who donated school supplies and cash to her cause. […]

Schoolkids invited to giveaway in Moore Haven on Sunday

MHES aide put together supply drive herself Schoolchildren in Moore Haven have a special “Back to School Bash” to look forward to this weekend, courtesy of Glades County School District paraprofessional Shon Croskey and a small multitude of like-minded citizens who donated school supplies and cash to her cause. A resident of Moore Haven and […]

Mobile Food Pantry arrives in Moore Haven Aug. 1

The Mobile Food Pantry sponsored by Harry Chapin Food Bank of Southwest Florida will be at the Moore Haven Elementary School located at 401 Terrier Pride Drive in Moore Haven on Wednesday, Aug. 1 from 4 – 6 p.m.

Theatre cleanup day can make a dramatic difference!

Okay, weak joke in the headline, but seriously, what a difference a day can make! The Firehouse Community Theatre, at 241 Bridge St. in LaBelle, invites you to join in their annual summer cleanup day on Saturday, July 28, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Come out to help give the theater some loving attention. […]

Back to School Bash to be held for Glades County

A Back to School Bash will be held for Glades County students on Wednesday, Aug. 8, from 4-6 p.m. at the Doyle Conner Building, 900 N U.S. Hwy 27 in Moore Haven. Students must be present to receive free school supplies. The event includes food, fun, games, music prizes and more. For information, call Stephanie […]

Glades at a Glance

Club meetings canceled The July and August meetings of the Moore Haven Lions Clubs have been canceled. The next meeting is set for Thursday, Sept. 20, at 5:30 p.m. at the Glades County Sheriff’s Office. When the Lions Club can be of assistance to anyone, please contact any member, including James W. Hunter at 863-227-1327, […]

Glades at a Glance

Legion meeting set July 6 MOORE HAVEN — The Moore Haven American Legion Post 299, 600 River Road in Moore Haven, will meet on Friday, July 6, at 6 p.m. A complimentary dinner prepared by a post member will be served. All visiting legion members, veterans and interested persons are urged to be present and […]

City kicks in to ensure future summer camps

MOORE HAVEN — After hearing the Glades Education Foundation’s (GEF) update on plans for the summer camp to be staged out of Moore Haven Elementary School July 9-20, the City Council decided at its meeting June 5 to contribute toward keeping it going in future years. Laura Perry of the GEF had just told council […]