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Apr 4

Free Tax Preparation

Free Tax Preparation
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Time: 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Date: Friday January 17, 2020 through Wednesday April 15, 2020
Location: Indian River State college
Address: 2229 NW 9th Ave., Okeechobee
Category: Community
Okeechobee, Get your taxes done FREE!! United Way's VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) program is coming to Okeechobee. FREE tax preparation provided by IRS certified volunteers for household incomes of under $66,000. Don't pay for filing, loans, or rapid refunds. Save your money and let us prepare your tax return for FREE! Call 239-433-3900 to book your appointment!
Apr 4

Okeechobee Chamber Recruiting Participants for its 2020 Leadership Okeechobee Class

Okeechobee Chamber
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Time: Times Vary
Date: Wednesday April 1, 2020 through Monday June 1, 2020
Location: Indian River State College Dixon Hendry Campus
Address: 55 S Parrott Ave, Okeechobee,
Category: Business Networking
The Chamber is recruiting participants for its 2020 Leadership Okeechobee Class. Leadership Okeechobee is an eight month program were participants attend “class” one day out of the month to learn leadership skills, various civic organizations Okeechobee has to offer, how our Government, Education System, Judicial System, Agriculture & Agri-Business entities operate and why they are a vital part of our community.

At the Chamber, we understand that in most cases participants of this program will be employees. However, anyone may apply.

The time commitment for this program is dependent upon the participant and the employer. There is a required class once a month that lasts from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
Outside this class, participants are asked to stay up to date on email class discussions and complete one “homework” assignment within the eight month period.

We hope you will consider sending someone from your company to participate in this year’s Leadership Okeechobee program.

About Okeechobee Leadership Program

The purpose of the Leadership Okeechobee Program is to cultivate leadership through education, exposure to the community and interaction between class members.
Apr 4

Superhero Run ll National Honor Society Backpack Program 5K Program

Superhero Run ll
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Time: 7:30 am
Date: Saturday April 4, 2020
Location: Ag Center
Address: 4601 FL-710 E, Okeechobee
Price: $10 pre register online/$15 on site
Category: Fund Raiser
Dress up as your favorite hero and win prizes

Saturday, April 4th @7:30 AM at the Ag Center
Apr 7

Crochet/Needle Crafting at Serenity Coffee Shop

Crafting at Serenity
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Time: 9:30 pm - 11:00 am
Date: Tuesday April 7, 2020
Location: Serenity Coffee Shop
Address: 601 SW Park Street
Category: Crafts and Painting
Serenity is starting up their crochet / needle craft group Tuesday’s 9:30am- 11:00am

Come and join in bring your crochet hook we have yarn or bring your own project.
Apr 9

Diabetes Self - Management Workshop

Diabetes Workshop
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Time: 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Date: Thursday April 9, 2020
Location: Young at Heart Center of Okeechobee
Address: 1690 NW 9th Ave., Okeechobee
Price: Free
Category: Health
Diabetes self-management workshop is a six week series for adults and seniors with Type 2 Diabetes. Family and caregivers welcome too: small groups provide peer support.

Sessions will take place every Thursday - March 5th - April 9th from 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM at the Young at Heart Center of Okeechobee.

Light refreshments provided each week.

Must attend at least 4 sessions to Graduate.

Call or text to reserve your seat 863.532.3099
Apr 11

Healthy Start's Car Seat Carnival

Car Seat Carnival
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Time: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Date: Saturday April 11, 2020
Location: Freshmen Campus Auditorium
Address: 610 SW 2nd Ave, Okeechobee
Category: Kids / Family
Healthy Start's Car Seat Carnival is providing 50 car seats and booster seats to families in need on April 11 starting at 10:00am at the Freshman Campus courtyard near the bus circle.

Safety checks on families' car seats while providing car seat safety education.

There will also be the opportunity for families to sign their children up for Pre-K and Kindergarten.

This event will be open to the public for any mom who is pregnant or family who has a child in need of a car seat or booster seat. There will be local agencies at each booth where the families can learn skills to help achieve a healthy pregnancy outcome as well as parenting tools.

There will also be free food, games and activities.
Apr 17

The Businesswomen’s Referral Network

Referral Network
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Time: 11:30 am
Date: Friday April 17, 2020
Location: Lakeside Grill
Address: 1111 S. Parrott Ave.
Category: Business Networking
Join our vibrant group for lunch, learning what’s new, meeting good business friends and encouraging each other.

What do YOU have on tap to bring in new business, to re-energize yourself?

Join us Friday, March 20th
At Lakeside Grill, 1111 S. Parrott Ave., 11:30 AM.

If you have any questions, give me a call: Raye @ 863-467-2557
Jun 2

Matter of Balance

Matter of Balance
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Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Date: Tuesday June 2, 2020 through Thursday June 25, 2020
Location: Indian River State College
Address: 2229 NW 9th Ave., Okeechobee
Category: Health
Matter of Balance Presented by Your Aging & Disability Resource Center Area Agency on Aging

Many older adults worry about falling and having their activiies restricted.

A Matter of Balance is an award winning program designed to manage falls and increase activity.

To register, please call Maureen: 561.684.5885 ext. 59103

Tuesdays & Thursdays
June 2,4,9,11,16,18,23 and 25

From 10:00am - 12:00pm
Indian River State College
2229 NW 9th Ave.
Okeechobee FL 34972
Jun 2

Matter of Balance

Matter of Balance
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Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Date: Tuesday June 2, 2020 through Thursday June 25, 2020
Location: Indian River State College
Address: 2229 NW 9th Ave., Okeechobee
Category: Health
Matter of Balance Presented by Your Aging & Disability Resource Center Area Agency on Aging

Many older adults worry about falling and having their activiies restricted.

A Matter of Balance is an award winning program designed to manage falls and increase activity.

To register, please call Maureen: 561.684.5885 ext. 59103

Tuesdays & Thursdays
June 2,4,9,11,16,18,23 and 25

From 10:00am - 12:00pm
Indian River State College
2229 NW 9th Ave.
Okeechobee FL 34972