Family Tradition

We hit a tremendous milestone this year,  eighty-five years in business!  Granddaddy McCarthy started Glades Gas in Okeechobee, Florida in 1929, following his arrival from Nebraska in 1911. In 1929 after the stock market crashed, he started a side business aside from...

Teachers’ Appreciation Breakfast

In the Belle Glade Chamber of Commerce’s June newsletter they mentioned a Teachers’ Appreciation Breakfast that is being hosted on August 16, 2013! All Belle Glade and South Bay teachers are invited to attend the breakfast from 8-9am at Community United...

Muck City Fest

James Lee hosts the 4th annual Muck City Fest on June 8, 2013. Come out for the free football camp and community day.

New Belle Glade Library Branch

Source: Belle Glade Chamber Newsletter County Commissioner Jess Santamaria cut the ribbon signaling the opening of the new Belle Glade Branch Library on Saturday, March 23. Located at 725 NW 4th Street, the 17,000 square foot facility has 46 internet and word...

Black Gold is April 13th!

The Black Gold Committee, the City of Belle Glade and the Chamber of Commerce have been working for several months in preparation for the 35th Annual Black Gold Jubilee. It is going to be a great event! This year, in addition to the Chamber’s Green Market, they are...