Out and About in LaBelle for the week of 3-24-16

Posted 3/24/16

Sunrise services in Barron Park

Welcome and opening Prayer Pastor Frank Deerey of First Baptist Church

Solo Amy Howard of Caloosa Baptist

New Testament Gospel Reading,

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Out and About in LaBelle for the week of 3-24-16


Sunrise services in Barron Park

Welcome and opening Prayer Pastor Frank Deerey of First Baptist Church

Solo Amy Howard of Caloosa Baptist

New Testament Gospel Reading,

Pastor Peggy Benson of Carlson Memorial United Methodist Church

Congregational Worship music by Kathy Avery

Old Testament Reading Pastor Charles Clifton Gobble of LaBelle Church of God

Prayer for our Nation, Pastor L. W. Howard of Community Harvest Worship Center

New Testament Reading Letter Pastor William T. Maddox, of First Christian Church

Offering received by “A Gathering of Christian Men” (Make checks payable to: LaBelle Evangelical Ministerial Association)


Easter Message Pastor Jorge Rodriguez of Life Ministries

Benediction, Pastor Clifford Avery of LaBelle Assembly of God Church

Audio System provided by First Baptist Church

Audio engineer, Pastor Preston Long

If it rains, the service will be moved to First Baptist Church.

Messiah in the Passover

A vivid and exciting demonstration showing how Jesus fulfilled the ancient feast of Passover will be held Friday, March 25, at 7 p.m. at Carlson Memorial United Methodist Church, 310 Campbell Street, conducted by Greg Savitt of Chosen People Ministries. It gives the Christian community insight into Jewish traditions.

Easter at Assembly of God

March 27, at LaBelle Assembly Of God, the Easter musical celebration, “ What A Savior” will be presented at 11:00 a.m. Many scriptures of praise will be shared by the church family. There will be scriptures of Christ’s death and resurrection and songs of praise by the congregation. Some of the specials sung will be Via Dolorosa, Trust in You, Victory In Jesus, Lord I Need You, One Pair Of Hands, If That Isn’t Love and many more. Everyone is welcome. LaBelle Assembly Of God is located at 135 Fraser Avenue across from the Edward Upthegrove Elementary School. For more information call 675-0900 and ask for Kathy. Happy Easter!

Eastertime at Good Shepherd

Thursday, March 24, Maundy Thursday - Washing of Feet - 6 p.m. Pastor Sharon Lewis

Friday, March 25, Good Friday 7 p.m. Pastor Sharon Lewis

Sunday, March 27, Easter Sunday Celebration Pastor Sharon Lewis and covered dish meal.

Good Shepherd Episcopal Church, 1098 Collingswood Pkwy. LaBelle FL 33935 just south of SR 80 East of LaBelle.

Gran campana evangelical

Gran Campana Evangelical! Solo en Jesus hay salvacion. 20 al 27 de marzo del 2015 LaBelle Rodeo Grounds, Hwy. 29S 7 p.m. Los dias domingo 20 y 27 a las 6:30 p.m. y sabado 26 a las 7 p.m. estaremos en el templo. El Faro Asambleas de Dios, 431 Bryan Ave. Habra musica espcial y predicadores invitados todas las noches. Venga y gocese con nosotros mientras compartimos del amor de Dios. Para transportacion o mas informacion llame al (863) 843-0264. Todos bienvenidos!

Breakfast postponed

Easter Sunday (March 27, 2016) breakfast at Carlson Memorial United Methodist Church has been postponed until a later date. We are sorry for any inconvenience.


The 2016 Relay for Life will be April 2 in Barron Park, 4 p.m.-midnight. For more information or to sign up for Relay call Tracy at 673-4952.

Caught in the Act!

When folks hear the first musical notes of “Monster Mash,” they turn into monsters, ghouls and goblins during the AGE OF AQUARIUS. Come to the Firehouse Community Theater on April 1-2, 7-9, at 7 p.m. or April 3 and 10 at 2 p.m. to see if this monster transformation keeps taking place in LaBelle. The Firehouse Community Theater is located at 241 N. Bridge Street in LaBelle. You can buy tickets online at www.firehousecommunitytheatre.com or call 863-675-3066. And for some unknown reason, the cast has been calling Barbara Brandenberg-McDowell “Igor.” Could this be a hidden clue?

AA meetings

All AA and Al Anon meetings are held on Tuesday and Thursday at First Christian Church on Ford Ave. at 7 p.m. Questions can be referred to 863-234-1311.

Two Peas supports Relay for life

Two Peas Cafe Relay for Life team supports Relay for Life. $500 in Universal Studio gift certificates are available at the cafe. The drawing ill be at the Relay for Life in Barron Park April 2 at 8 p.m. Donation $5 each or five for $20.

STA 5/6 (Stormwater Treatment Area 5)

Walk or bicycle on over 20 miles of levee roads at SFWMD’s STA 5/6 (Stormwater Treatment Area 5/6) during daylight hours four days each week on Friday, Saturday, Sunday (except for fall/winter hunting), and Monday. This popular site known for bird watching, wildlife viewing, photography, hiking, or bicycling is located 28 miles south of Clewiston. Park at the STA 5/6 public access area which is 2 ½ miles east of the CR 835 and Deer Fence Canal Road intersection. Watch for the directional signs on CR 835. Amenities at STA 5/6 include 2 shelters and dry vault toilets.

For schedule or registration for the free driving trips hosted by Hendry-Glades Audubon volunteers go to: www.hendrygladesaudubon.org Contact: sta5birding@embarqmail.com.

Annual egg hunt

Eastside Baptist Church, 601 E. Hickpochee Ave., will have its Annual Spring Egg Hunt March 26, beginning at 10 a.m. one year old to sixth graders. For more information call 863-673-2346.

MHHS reunion

Moore Haven High School Class Reunion any/all years hosted by MHHS Class of ‘66. It’s our 50th and we want to share with you! April 23, 2016 at the Doyle Conner Building. Doors open at 4:00 p.m. Dinner @ 6. $30 per person. MUST RSVP to Anne R. Nesbitt 863-228-0016 anesbitt48@hotmail.com AND pre-pay by March 31, 2016. Checks payable/mail to:MHHS Reunion, 725 S Deane Duff Ave, Clewiston FL 33440. Tour of new MHHS Campus at 3p.m. Invite friends who attended MHHS as part of any class year.

Little Miss LaBelle postponed

This year’s Little Miss LaBelle contest has been postponed indefinitely. Please watch for more information.

Neighborhood meeting

Residents with zoning or other county-related questions are invited to a Town Hall meeting April 7 at Primero Iglesia Bautista, 3931 SR 29S, at 6 p.m. Commissioner Darrell Harris and county staff will be available to answer questions about the Case, Evans and A Road area. For more information call Commissioner Harris at 673-5475 or 675-2565.

Blood drive

Come to the Hendry County Health Dept. blood drive Wednesday, March 30, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. All donors receive a free T-shirt and a wellness checkup including blood pressure, temperature, iron count, pulse and cholesterol screening. Make an appointment online at www.oneblooddonor.org and use sponsor code #11100.

Easter yummies auction

“What a Difference a Cake Makes!” Caloosa Humane Society is having a Easter Dessert Auction, March 24, 2016 from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. at LaBelle Community Woman’s Club! Please join us for a hopping good time! Bring your fundraising spirit and take home your favorite dessert with the highest bid! We are pleased to have Tim Haley as our auctioneer. Light refreshments will be served. 100 percent of the money raised will benefit the homeless pets at Caloosa Humane Society, your local no-kill shelter! Thank you and we hope to see you there.

Gardeners to meet

The LaBelle Garden Club will meet Monday, March 28, at 7 p.m. for a talk by Dave Bogert on lilies and other bulbs for LaBelle at the Dallas B. Townsend Agricultural Center in LaBelle at 1085 Pratt Blvd. For more information, call President Dave at 863-342-8233 or Nikki at 239-564-2005. Refreshments served. Bring a treat if you’d like to share something. Check out the website LabelleGardenClub.org, which is chock full of information on the unique conditions of gardening in LaBelle.

American Legion events

March 25 Friday, Weekly Fish Fry, 5-7 p.m. $8 a plate. Dessert available, Followed by Karaoke. Open to the public

American Legion Post 130 is located on SR80 West, across from the shell station. For further information call 863-675-8300. Dining room is smoke free.

VFW POST 10100 events

March 26, Sat. MAGIC MIKE ALL MALE REVUE, Las Vegas Style

Show will begin at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are $20 per person.

April 9th, Sat. Poker Run for Veterans, Kick Stands up at 9 a.m.

1st Wednesday of every month, House Committee Meeting at 7 p.m.

2nd Wednesday of every month, The Auxiliary Meeting at 7 .pm.

3rd Tuesday of every month, Men’s Auxiliary Meeting at 7 p.m.

3rd Wednesday of every month, AmVets Meeting at 6:30 p.m.

3rd Wednesday of every month, VFW Meeting at 7 p.m.

Every Sat. Grilled Hamburgers cooked to perfection, serving begins at 11 a.m. 1 p.m.

BINGO every Sunday at 2 p.m.

Turkey Shoot 2nd and 4th Sunday, starts at 1 p.m. We are located on Hwy. 29 next to the Rodeo Grounds. For further information call 863-675-8008. Smoke free dining room. Hall for rental to the public. For information call 863-675-8008.

Adult FCAT retake

The Adult FCAT retake will be given on March 29 and 30 in the LaBelle High School Library. Any student who has already graduated but still needs to take this test is welcome to sign up. The test will begin at 5:30 p.m. each night and attendance for both nights is necessary to complete the test. Please call Mrs. Marotti or Dr. Borghese at LHS (863-674-4120) to sign up for the test.

Free training classes

Training is open to anyone who would like to attend and will be held at: Hendry County Emergency Operations Center, 4425 State Road 80-West, LaBelle.

Disaster Behavioral Health First Aid Specialist Training with Veterans (VFAST). Program Aim: To provide disaster responders with the opportunity to develop the essential behaviors and skills to effectively deliver Psychological First Aid to survivors of disaster with a focus on Veterans. VFAST- April 28, 2016, 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. https://usfhealth.az1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_8GoVM8r6HKoYUkd.

Disaster Behavioral Health First Aid Specialist Training with Children (CFAST) Program Aim: To provide disaster responders with the opportunity to develop the essential behaviors and skills to effectively deliver Psychological First Aid to child survivors of disaster. CFAST- April 28, 2016, 1– 5 p.m. https://usfhealth.az1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_cVoV69uhmEj3gxf

Golf tourney

A four man best ball scramble tournament will be held at the Glades Resort April 2. Shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. The benefit tournament this year is “Send a Teen to Youth Camp.” The cost is $50 per person or $200 per team, includes green fees, cart fee and lunch. Closest to Pin contest on Par 3 and longest drive contest on Par 5. Many door prizes, 50-50 raffle.

Come and support a teen to camp. Any questions and more information, please call LW Howard at 863-673-6329..

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