Keeping You Up to Date
Letter to the Editor: Slow The Flow Movement Launches New Website
Aug 12th, 2018
With the ongoing discharges from Lake Okeechobee and algae blooms spotted in local coastal waterways, the Lake Okeechobee fishing community is coming together to urge leaders to #SlowTheFlow. The Clewiston Chamber is proud to join them in this effort.
School Board Candidates Debate Live
Aug 28th, 2018
In preparation for the Aug. 28 primary election, the Clewiston Chamber of Commerce hosted a Facebook Live event where candidates running for Hendry County School Board responded to a series of questions. Serving as the moderator was the chamber’s Executive Director, Hillary Hyslope.
Clewiston Chamber Hires New Assistant Executive Director
Aug 7th, 2018
The Clewiston Chamber of Commerce (CCOC) announces the addition of CyNedra Blake as its new assistant executive director. She will assist in general day-to-day operations, membership benefits and retention, in addition to member correspondences such as the chamber bulletin and newsletter
Clewiston Readies for 2016 Walmart FLW Tour on Lake-O
February 03, 2016
Clewiston readies for 2016 Walmart FLW Tour on Lake O. The bass-fishing tournament launches its 21st season Thursday on Lake O, 60 miles east of Fort Myers.
Lake-O Water Healthy; Smear Tactics Wrong
A recent column by Stephen Prendiville and Leland Garvin repeated the same, tired old smear tactics attacking farmers for the environmental problems of a century of drainage and development of the entire South Florida ecosystem. It is ridiculous to blame sugarcane farmers for all our water ills, and that is why we participated in a news conference to try and stick to the facts...
Seacoast Bank Opens its New Clewiston Branch
June 10th, 2018
Seacoast National Bank opened its new branch at the Sugarland Plaza in Clewiston by providing a free breakfast for the community and hosting a ceremony presided over by Banking Center Manager Letitia Swangler on May 23.
Approximately 40 people came out for the ribbon-cutting, said Joel Staley, senior vice president.