Destination Lake Okeechobee 2018

Destination Lake Okeechobee 2018

Below you will find a link to the online inaugural issue of Destination Lake Okeechobee 2018, accessible when you click on the front cover picture below. The support of the advertisers, businesses, and community members has enabled the design and publication of the very first regional guide for our area. The hope from this yearly publication is that it will help promote tourism and economic development for all of our wonderful communities and businesses around the...
Random Acts of Kindness

Random Acts of Kindness

We here at Glades Gas have decided that September and October are great months to give back to our community! We have deemed it Random Acts of Kindness months and are gearing up to spread kindness throughout our community. To do so, we will be preparing donations of gently used items such as books, toys, and clothes to send off to our local charities, and we’d love your help! Date: September 1st through October 31st 8:00-5:00 Monday through Friday Donations of: Clothes items, books, toys, and new hygiene products Will be presented to: Ella’s Closet, Glades Health Care Center, Glades Community Organization and Hurricane Irma victims Glades Health Care offers short-term rehabilitation, long-term care, memory care, palliative care and hospice care. It is our mission to promote the optimum health and well-being of each of our patients and residents through assistance, recreation and education. Officially founded in 1993, the mission of the Light House Café is to transform the Glades area through God’s grace, love, and peace, by bringing together diverse groups to provide food, counseling and a helping hand to all. Drop off donations at: 5 West Ave A Belle Glade, FL 33430 You could even call for a pick up, locally gladesgasac@outlook.com or (561)996-3046 We will deliver donations the first week in November. Let’s show our love and support for our...
Glades Appreciation Brunch

Glades Appreciation Brunch

  On August 11,  The Chamber of Commerce will be hosting the annual teacher appreciation brunch for all Glades teachers. The brunch will begin promptly at 8 A. M.  at the Community United Methodist Church in Belle Glade.  Come enjoy the breakfast buffet and win some fabulous door prizes donated by chamber members and local businesses. The Glades takes pride in their teachers and wants to show their appreciation for all their hard work and dedication to the local youth.  Stay tuned for Teacher Appreciation Month at Glades...
Afro Arts Festival

Afro Arts Festival

The Glades Festival of Afro Arts is sponsored annually on the 3rd Saturday in March by Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. and the City of Belle Glade.   The festival, as in the past will offer you an opportunity to raise funds for your organization. Booths will be assigned on a first come first serve basis. Secure your booth early and get your preferred space. Once your application and payment is received and cleared, we will contact you with a confirmation and your booth assignment. For more information call 561-914-0280 or 561-983-2425. Parade begins at 11 AM at Lake Shore Middle School, 425 W. Canal Street Belle Glade,...
Support a Local Charity – Ella’s Closet

Support a Local Charity – Ella’s Closet

Glades Gas is holding a fund raiser, a raffle for a Kamado Joe Grill (retail value $1055), to help support a local charity, Ella’s closet. Ella was just two few months old when she passed away. Ella’s closet was established in 2015 with a vision to allow the legacy of such a precious baby to shine throughout her community. Ella’s Closet’s mission is to provide the families of young children with life-saving skills such as CPR, educational workshops, mentoring, and basic provisions for their infants and children. Ella’s Closet is a ministry of the Light House Cafe located in Belle Glade, Florida and in order to fulfill its mission and continue impacting the lives of mothers and families within the Western Glades Communities, your generosity is needed. Raffle tickets can be purchased at Glades Gas and all proceeds will be donated to Ella’s Closet. Help Glades Gas keep Ella’s mission alive. The raffle began February 7th and ends April 6th and the winner will be selected on April 7th.   The grill which is extremely heavy will be delivered free, anywhere in the Glades. Tickets are $10 per ticket or 5 for $40.  Call Glades Gas to get yours: 561-996-3046 For more information on Ella’s closet visit this website:...