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OKEECHOBEE — The Treasure Coast Food Bank held their Holiday Mobile Food Pantry on Nov. 20, at the Okeechobee Ag Center. Over 662 cars were served in the two hour distribution. Each car was provided a turkey or a voucher to purchase a turkey, vegetable box, and holiday box to prepare a Thanksgiving meal. A special thanks to the Ag Center staff, Sheriff’s deputies, and Christ Fellowship, KOA staff, and other volunteers who loaded food into cars. more
On a recent Saturday morning, as the sun was rising over Okeechobee, about 15 volunteers from Christ Fellowship Church, Luviano Roofing and... more
Shop localOKEECHOBEE  -- Please come out and support our small businesses on Nov. 27 and 28 for our Shop Small Business weekend. Shopping local not only helps our businesses to thrive but our … more
After 33 years, the annual Evening of Remembrance held at Buxton & Bass Funeral home... more
The Treasure Coast Food Bank (TCFB) will hold a drive-thru Holiday Mobile Pantry on Friday, Nov. 20. more
Okeechobee Main Street’s Second Annual Festival of Trees is planned for Saturday, Nov. 21 from 6 to 9 p.m. more
Big Lake Missions Outreach is sponsoring their 26th annual Toy Drive for their clients... more
Best Friends Animal Society hopes to help make this a happy, healthy holiday for all family members by offering a few special precautions to protect our pets. more
The Okeechobee Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution inducted new members and awarded another member. more
This year has been a struggle and the holidays are weighing heavily on many less-fortunate families. But take heart, USPS' Operation Santa program is here to help. more
The spirit of kindness is alive and well in Okeechobee, as evidenced by an outpouring of generosity by community members this week. more
Seminole Sandy Billie organized a gathering on Friday, Nov. 13, at Flagler Park to celebrate National Native American Heritage Month. more
Community events are listed in this column for Okeechobee, Glades, Hendry, and Palm Beach Counties. more
Okeechobee Presbyterian Church announces the reopening of worship in their newly renovated sanctuary. more
BHR VFW is seeking donations to purchase wreaths for the Wreaths Across America project, where they place wreaths on the graves of Veterans at Christmas. more
The Okeechobee County Library has joined FIRST®!, a program that introduces kids to engineering projects... more
The Okeechobee Chapter Sons of the American Revolution presented Brad Phares of Wreaths Across America a $120 donation... more
Breast cancer survivors judged pumpkins decorated by the local medical community on Oct. 23 at Create & Decorate. more
The Christmas Bird Count is now in its 121st year. That makes it the longest-running citizen scientist project in North America, if not the world! more
School resource Officer Mark Roberts caught this “odor-able” baby skunk more
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