Events

Kiwanis Baby Shower for the Pregnancy Center

Kiwanis Baby Shower for the Pregnancy Center

Pictured, Donna Summerall and Kiwanis Club of Okeechobee President Ken Keller with the donated items.

The Kiwanis Club of Okeechobee held their annual Baby Shower to benefit the Pregnancy Center of Okeechobee last week. The club brought in donated items such as diapers, formula and baby clothes along with monetary donations and gift cards. Overall the Club donated over $400 along with the baby shower items. Donna Summerall accepted on behalf of the Pregnancy Center and spoke to the Club on the services they provide.


Kiwanis Learns About Okeechobee Senior Services (Audio Included)

Kiwanis Learns About Okeechobee Senior Services (Audio Included)

From left to right: Jim Bush, Tom Leach and Dowling Watford

Okeechobee Senior Services Manager Tom Leach spoke to the Kiwanis Club of Okeechobee recently to discuss services provided by his department. “Basically our role is to provide services to seniors in their homes or at our senior center to help support them and to meet their needs as they age..” Leach has been the program manager for four years.

Okeechobee Senior Services provides several services including Home Delivered Meals, Personal Care, Home Making, Respite Care, Emergency Energy Assistance and Transportation among others.

For further information, or to see if you qualify, contact Senior Services by calling 863-462-5180

CLICK THIS LINK TO LISTEN TO THE FULL INTERVIEW WITH SENIOR SERVICES MANAGER TOM LEACH (RUN TIME 2:45)


Evan Neal Going To Play For Alabama (Audio Included)

Evan Neal Going To Play For Alabama (Audio Included)

After four years of being recruited by the top schools in the country, Okeechobee’s Evan Neal announced on Wednesday afternoon to a nationally televised audience at Okeechobee High School that he would be playing his college football in Tuscaloosa at the University of Alabama.

Neal originally verballed to Alabama after his freshman year at Okeechobee but then De committed shortly after transferring from Okeechobee to IMG Academy. Obviously, the Crimson Tide kept in touch and were able sign the 5 star offensive tackle. The other schools that made the final cut were Georgia, Florida State, Florida and Miami.

Evan comes from a long line of players to play at a high collegiate level. Evan’s father Eddie played at Tulane, his uncle Frankie Neal played for Florida and then in the NFL with Green Bay, Evan’s cousins Cleveland Gary played at Miami and in the NFL and another cousin Jimmy played at West Virginia.

In attendance were students, administration, past coaches and teammates along with family and media. The announcement was broadcast live nationally on ESPNU.

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO EVAN NEAL AFTER HIS ANNOUNCEMENT (Run time 2:18)

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO SHEILA NEAL ON HER SON SIGNING WITH ALABAMA (Run time 2:18)

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO OHS FOOTBALL COACH TY SMITH ON NEAL’S SIGNING (Run time 2:10)

CLICK HERE  TO LISTEN TO OHS ATHLETIC DIRECTOR KENNY BUCKNER ON THE SIGNING (Run time 1:46)

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO OHS PRINCIPAL DYLAN TEDDERS ON HOSTING THE SIGNING (Run Time 2:38)


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