Sandbags are now available for public pickup. Residents will need to bring their own
shovel and will be responsible for loading their own sandbags into their vehicles. Residents
are asked to please limit themselves to 25 sandbags. Please only take what your family
Bags are going quickly in certain locations, it is advised that you bring large trash bags to fill in
the case that there are no bags at the sand location. Sand is being delivered to all locations
throughout the day today. Fertilizer and mulch bags are also effective alternatives in the case
that residents cannot get sandbags.
WHEN: Thursday, September 6, 2017
o North LaBelle - Bob Mason Park located on County Road 78.
o LaBelle - LaBelle Rodeo Grounds - Parking lot on State Road 29
o Felda - Felda Volunteer Fire Department – The corner of CR 830
and Willis Ranch Rd North
o Montura-Flaghole – Montura-Flaghole Fire Department - Parking
lot on Avenida Del Club.
o Pioneer - Pioneer Fire Dept., 2499 Hendry Isles Blvd.
o Clewiston – Vacant field north of Health Department on Olympia
o Harlem - Harlem Community Center, 7th St, Clewiston, FL 33440
o Hookers Point - Hookers Point Park, Davidson Road
Editors Note: Many authorities say sandbags will not do much good unless you have many hundreds or even thousands of bags. Sandbagging has been studied by the Army Corp of Engineers who gives these instructions if you want to try it properly.