Community News

Fall Bash set Sept. 30
CLEWISTON – The Sweet Southern Tyme Boutique invites the public to a Fall Bash to be held on Sunday, Sept. 30, from 2 to 6 p.m. at 108 Bond Street in Clewiston.

Dueling Pianos set Sept 29
LABELLE — Hendry Regional Medical Center will launch a new event on Saturday, Sept. 29, at 5:30 p.m. at the Oak Grove RV Resort, 500 S Main St. in LaBelle. For information, call 863-983-2735.

Chamber host Training 101
CLEWISTON — The Clewiston Chamber of Commerce, 109 Central Ave. in Clewiston, will host a social media training on Thursday, Sept. 27, at 10:00 a.m. Join them and chamber member, Everglades Marketing for “Social Media Training 101”! For information, call 863-983-7979.

Clewiston Tractor Supply to host Farmers Market set Sept. 22
CLEWISTON — The Clewiston Tractor Supply, 975 W. Sugarland Hwy, will host a community Farmers Market on Saturday, Sept. 22, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Local farmers, crafters and artisans will be onsite selling homemade and homegrown goods. For information or details about participating in the event, call 863-983-6926.

Elks holds golf fundraiser
The Clewiston Elks Lodge 1853, 1201 San Luiz in Clewiston, will hold their annual golf fundraiser on Saturday, Sept. 22, at 9 a.m. The golf course will be closed for regular play until 2 p.m. If interested in fielding a team, sign-up is in the golf shop or call 863-983-1448. Teams are made up of threesomes.

Drink Coffee with a Cop
CLEWISTON — Seacoast Bank will host “Coffee with a Cop” on Thursday, Sept. 20. Join Seacoast and the Clewiston Police Department for “Coffee with a Cop” starting at 8 a.m. at 890 West Sugarland Highway.

Chamber to host forum
CLEWISTON — The Clewiston Chamber of Commerce will host a Facebook Live Candidate Forum for the Hendry County Property Appraiser race on Thursday, Sept. 20, at 6 p.m. Please follow the Chamber’s Facebook page for more information.

Golf with Masonic Lodge
The 2018 sixth annual Sugarland Masonic Lodge #281 Golf Tournament will be held on Saturday, Oct. 20, at 8:30 a.m. Sign-ups are held in the golf shop or call 863-983-1448.

Church offers youth ministry
CLEWISTON – New Harvest Church, 370 Holiday Ilses in Clewiston, will offer a free youth program for students in grades 6 through 12 on Sept. 19 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. All are welcome.

Eastside Elementary School to hold SAC meeting

CLEWISTON — September 11 —  The Eastside Elementary School, 201 Arroyo Ave. in Clewiston, will hold a SAC meeting of this school year on Tuesday, September 11 at 6 p.m., in the Media Center.

La siguiente reunión de SAC de Eastside Elementary de este año escolar está programada para el Martes 12 de Septiembre a las 6:00 p.m. en la biblioteca.

Soccer Shoot set Sept. 11
CLEWISTON — September 11 — The local Elks Soccer Shoot will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 11, at the Sugarland Park soccer fields, 100 Sugarland Park Drive in Clewiston. Registration will be held at the pavilion from 4:30 – 5:30 pm. The top three contestants in each age group will receive medals and be invited to the Southeast District Soccer Shoot in Clewiston on Saturday, Oct. 13. Age groups for boys and girls are: U-8, U-10, U-12, U-14, and U-16 (age as of Aug. 1). This is a free event. Parents and spectators are welcome.

FCT auditions set Sept. 8
LABELLE — September 8 — Open auditions for the Firehouse Community Theatre’s (FCT), 241 N. Bridge St. in LaBelle, 26th season will be held on Saturday, Sept. 8, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. If you are interested in becoming an actor, stage manager, back stage assistant, lighting, sound, props, costumes, etc. please stop by. For information, call 863-675-3066 and leave a message or visit

HGUNC meeting set Sept. 7
CLEWISTON — September 7 — Non-profit representatives and the public are invited to the Hendry/Glades Unmet Needs Coalition (HGUNC) meeting to be held on Friday, Sept. 7, at 1 p.m. at the Glades Regional Training Center, 1030 Industrial Drive in Moore Haven. For information, call Terri Miazga at 813-892-5021 or email

HHW offers free paint
CLEWISTON – Need paint for your next project? Stop by the Hendry County Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Center located at 1381 Evercane Road in Clewiston and check out their free recycled paint collection on Tuesdays from 8 a.m. – noon and the first Saturday of each month from 1:30 – 4:30 p.m. For information, call 863-675-5252.

Clewiston Christian School accepting VPK students
CLEWISTON – Clewiston Christian School (CCS), 601 Caribbean Ave. in Clewiston, is now accepting applications for their Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten (VPK) program. Space is limited and offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Summer hours are 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday. For information, call 863-983-5388 or visit

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