Okeechobee’s Upcoming Events 1-12-17

  • K9 Resque is in need of volunteers for both the rescue and the pet food pantry, and we are also are looking for good loving foster homes for our dogs, if interested please call 863-824-5373
  • The Oasis Lounge at the Okeechobee Shrine Club invites your friends and neighbors to meet you for a quick get together or spend some time and enjoy catching up from a busy week. The Oasis Lounge offers an intimate and friendly setting to relax and unwind every Friday and Saturday evening from 5pm to 10pm. The Lounge is always open to the public except during times of private leases of the Club. For information contact Kip Gardner at (863)357-0427 or the Okeechobee Shrine Club at (863)763-3378
  • Okeechobee Discount Drugs in partnership with Project Response offers free HIV testing every Monday from 11am-3pm. All tests are confidential and the results take 15mins. Know your status and stop by Okeechobee Discount Drugs located at 203 S.W. Park Street for your free test!
  • Indian River State College is offering classes for HVAC Technicians in January; they’re also offering Applied Welding Technology (entire program) beginning in February; their nursing program will begin accepting applications on January 4th, classes begin in late June, register now online at irsc.edu or call 863-824-6000 for more info!
  • The Concealed Weapon Permit class will be conducted on Thursday evening January 19, 2017 beginning at 7 PM at the Chamber.  The class will last approximately two hours.  Range qualification will take place on Saturday January 21, 2017.  You will be instructed where to meet on Saturday during the Thursday evening class.  You may use your own weapon or you may use the weapon we provide you during qualification
  • Fountain of Life Church at 1302 SW 32nd Street is hosting a weekly Propel Women’s Bi-lingual (Eng./Span) Event. The first event will be held on Monday, January 10th with refreshments served at 6;30p.m.and event following from 7-8:30 p.m.  Every event after that will be on the first Monday of every month. Propel Women is a nationally recognized event that encourages conversations of who we are in Christ, worship and prayer time.  The goal is to empower women to make a difference in their families and communities.  EVERYONE IS WELCOMED!  For more info call 763-8945 or 532-8032.
  • The January Mixer will be held on Thursday January 19th, 2016 at Mira Realty located at 104 SW 3rd Ave, Okeechobee, FL 34974. Mixers are held on Tuesdays or Thursdays from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm.  The business holding the mixer is responsible for location, drinks and light appetizers or hors d’oeuvres. We encourage attending business members and/or visitors to bring items for door prizes.  We also have our Mega 50/50 tickets sales at each mixer $1 for 1 ticket or $5 for 6 tickets. The drawing is held at the December Mixer.  This is an excellent opportunity to highlight your business during an enjoyable evening with friends.  Thanks in advance for your support!


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