Directory of Hendry and Glades County, Florida

Community Organizations

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4-H Club of Hendry County - 675-5261

Alcoholics Anonymous - 8PM Monday and Thursday, First Christian Church, Ford Ave. (941) 675-1366; 8PM

Alcoholics Anonymous - 9 a.m. Saturday, Women's group, Our Lady Queen of Heaven Catholic Church, 675-5111
Alcoholicos Anonimos - 8PM Tuesday, Our Lady Queen of Heaven Catholic Church

American Business Women's Assoc. - 7 p.m. 2nd Thursday, First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, 675-4523

American Legion Post 130 - 8 p.m. 3rd Thursday, 675-9956 (Auxiliary meeting same time)

American Red Cross - 1 (800) 992-9933

Animal Rescue - PO Box 2441, LaBelle, Fl. 33975

Anxiety Support Group - 7-9 PM 240 N. Lee St.

Awana - Wednesday 6-8 PM Caloosa Baptist Church

Barron Library
N. Main St. 675-0833


Caloosa Humane Society 1200 Pratt Blvd, LaBelle. Mailing Address: PO Box 2337, LaBelle, Fl. 33975. (863) 675-0997. Email: Shelter Director

Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder - Support group meets in Labelle and Clewiston

City Farm Tour Council - 675-5257

Disabled American Veterans Chap. 144 - 8 p.m. 1st Thursday, American Legion Hall, 675-9956

Family Care Council - District 8 Satellite Group. Meeting on the 4th Monday of every month at 5:30 pm at the United Way House on Ft THompson Street, LaBelle.

Family Service Network meeting meets the first Wednesday of every month from September to May at 9 am. 863-675-8383.

Firehouse Cultural Center - 675-3066

Glades County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors – 6 p.m. 3rd Monday. Phone – 675-0125

Glades County Board of County Commissioners – 9 a.m. 2nd Tuesday, and 7 pm. 4th Monday at Commission Chambers at County Courthouse, Moore Haven

Glades County Economic Development Council – 6:15 p.m. 1st Monday at Glades Electric Cooperative on U.S. 27, south of Moore Haven

Glades County School Board – 9 a.m. 2nd Thursday, and 6 p.m. 4th Thursday at School Board conference room.

Greater LaBelle Chamber of Commerce - 675-0125

Greater LaBelle Garden Club - Thurs. 7 PM Hendry County Extension Office on Pratt Blvd.

Gulf Coast Girl Scout Council - 1-800-586-3186

Gulf Citrus Growers Assoc.

Hendry County Cattlewomen - 675-5261

Hendry County Chapter Fl. County Music Association - 675-6317 or 675-7300

Hendry County Sheriff's Explorers Junior Deputies - 675-2166

Hendry County Voiture 1563 of 40 & 8 - 8 p.m. 2nd Wednesday, American Legion Post, 675-8300

Hendry-Glades Health Department:

Healthier Hendry Glades Task Force 674-4041 ext 135

Drug Free Hendry County 674-4041 ext 143

Hendry Tobacco Free Partnership 674-4041 ext 128

Hispanic Spring Festival - 675-6910

Indian Hills Community Association – 7 p.m. 4th Wednesday at Indian Hills Volunteer Fire Department

Kiwanis Club of LaBelleBeef O Brady's at 5:30pm on the first and third Tuesday of the month, and then if there is a fifth Tuesday, we meet at 7am at Bridge Street Coffee and Tea

LaBelle 55 Club - L.J. Nobles Senior Center, 675-1446

LaBelle Bass Busters - 8 p.m. 1st Wednesday, LaBelle Fire Department 946-2744

LaBelle Boy Scouts Troop 9 - 675-3222

Our meetings are 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM on Monday nights at LaBelle Lions Club. Our scoutmaster is Billy Mehaffey 675-8892.

LaBelle Cub Scouts Pack 9 - 675-8892

LaBelle Community Women’s Club - 7:30 p.m. 2nd Wednesday, Women’s Club Building, 675-4041

LaBelle Heritage Museum

The LaBelle Heritage Museum is located at Bridge Street, one block south of the Bridge. The hours of operation are 2-5 P.M. on Thursday and Friday, but hours may change seasonally so call first. Appointments for other hours or for special group tours my be arranged by calling the museum at (863) 674-0034. If no one is there, please leave a message on the answering machine. Mail: P.O. Box 2846, LaBelle, Fl. 33975. 

There are many artifacts from the local area along with a great deal of reference material for historical researchers. Features period furniture and artifacts in an authentic “Cracker” setting, recently unearthed fossils. And tales of early settlers.

Annual membership dues are: Individual $15.00, Family $25.00, Sponsor$50.00, Patron $100.00 and Corporate $250.00.

Monthly meetings are held at LaBelle City Hall Commission Chambers at 7:00 P.M. on the first Thursday of the month. During the summer months of June, July and August no meetings are held.

Everyone welcome! Volunteers always needed! Admission $2.00. Students and children free.

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LaBelle Literacy Council
P. O. Box 310 LaBelle, FL 33975 675-0656 (mornings)
Affiliated with Laubach Literacy Action

Provides free tutoring to English-speaking and non-English speaking adults.

Learn to speak, read and write English, or improve your reading and writing skills.
Twenty-four basic literacy tutors and four ESL (English as a Second Language) tutors have been recently trained in the Laubach method, and are seeking students.

Please: If you are reading this information, and are acquainted with someone who cannot read it, please tell them about this service, and encourage and help them to make the call. Reading and writing effectively can make the difference between success or failure in employment. This is crucial with the new welfare restrictions coming in.

LaBelle Masonic Lodge No. 379 - Tuesday 8 PM Jaycee/Lions Blvd.

LaBelle Moose Lodge - Lions/Jaycee Blvd. 2nd and 4th Monday 8PM, 675-6285

LaBelle Chapter - National Wild Turkey Federation

LaBelle Program Center - 675-4130

LaBelle Quarterback Club - 675-2789

LaBelle Rotary Club – Flora and Ella’s Restaurant - Tuesdays at noon.

LaBelle Shrine Club - 7:30 p.m. 1st Monday, Jaycees Building, 675-9943

Muse Community Association – 7 p.m. 3rd Thursday at Muse Community Building

Ortona Community Association – 7 p.m. 2nd Wednesday of Feb., May, Oct., Dec. at Ortona Community Building

Overeaters Anonymous - Tuesday 1 PM Carlson Mem. United Methodist Church 675-4383

Parent Empowerment Project - a local organization for parents of special children

Pioneer Plantation Volunteer Fire Department
Drills: Every Wednesday at Pioneer VFD, 7 p.m.
Station #5: (863) 983-9533 Email:

Pioneer Plantation Homeowner's Association
Meetings: 2nd Monday each month at Pioneer Community Center, 7 p.m.

Pioneer Plantation Neighborhood Watch
Meetings: 1st Monday each month at Pioneer Community Center- 7 p.m


Pioneer Plantation 4-H Clubs
Pat Bosley (863) 983-9544

Port LaBelle Ranchettes Community Association – 3rd Tuesday of Jan., April, July, Oct. – Phone: 675-7096

South Cental Car Club "Cruise In" - Popeye's Chicken Restaurant Parking Lot, 3rd Wednesday of month 6-8 p.m.

Swamp Cabbage Festival, Inc. - 7 p.m. 1st Monday (September thru Dec.), every Monday 7 p.m. (Jan. thru Feb.), LaBelle City Hall, 675-0229

Southwest Florida Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation Center - Wildlife rescue

Senior Connections of Southwest Florida, L.J. Nobles Senior Center - (863) 675-1446, Office Hours 8 - 5 Monday - Friday, 475 East Cowboy Way, P. O. Box 2400, LaBelle, Florida 33935. Providing a range of services for persons 60 years of age and older to help them "age in place" in the community. We offer services in Collier, Glades and Hendry Counties. Email - Sue Gulley, Executive Director -

V.F.W Post 10100 - 7:30 p.m. 3rd Wednesday, (Auxiliary 7:30 p.m. 4th Wednesday), Favor Avenue

Weight Watchers - LaBelle Fire Station Thursday 6 PM