Donation Requests

The Gilbert Family of Companies has a heart for Okeechobee and the surrounding communities and is often approached for donations.

April 26, 2019

Gilbert Ford Team Helped Deliver BBQ Dinners!

Our Gilbert Ford team was excited to help deliver BBQ dinners with the Okeechobee Wrestling Club. They were having a fundraiser to help fund travel & tournament expenses, camps, uniforms, & miscellaneous other expenses.

They have the hopes of funding a wrestling room in the future. If you are interested in supporting their program, please contact Curtis Tyson.

 

 

April 25, 2019

Ford Drive 4 UR School

Gilbert Ford was excited to team up with South Elementary School to host a Ford Drive 4 UR School test drive event. People from around the community came out & took a quick test drive in some amazing Ford vehicles. For each test drive completed, Ford donated $20 to the school & an additional $10 for each test drive taken in the gorgeous Ford EcoSport SUV with a maximum donation of $8,000.

Thank you to everyone who took time out of their day to help support South Elementary School.

View more photos on our Facebook page.

 

April 27, 2019

Mowing Down Prices Sales Event

Gilbert Outdoors was proud to host the Okeechobee High School Baseball Team for our "Mowing Down Prices" Sales Event. While Outdoors offered amazing deals on golf cars & mowers, the baseball team offered amazing BBQ meals to the guests. It was a fun event for everyone that was able to attend. We also gave away a hardcore Truck Gear cooler at the event. Congratulations to Chuck Andrews for being the lucky winner.

A huge thanks to Danny Sheffield & his crew for cooking the BBQ. If you are interested in supporting the OHS baseball team, reach out to Coach Eric Kindell at Okeechobee High School.

View more photos on our Facebook page.

March 16, 2019

Okeechobee Youth Livestock, 50 Year Anniversary

It was a great experience hearing the stories shared by the women and men for our Okeechobee Youth Livestock Show production for their 50th Anniversary.

We hope you enjoy listening to the great memories and stories shared by past exhibitors, volunteers, and supporters of this great family event in this video.

Thank you to everyone that helped make these last 50 years possible. Here's to another 50 more!

 

April 5, 2019

Chevy Youth Baseball Ripken Baseball Clinic

Gilbert Chevrolet joined forces with the national Chevrolet Youth Baseball program to provide new equipment & a monetary donation for the Okeechobee High School Baseball Team & a free instructional clinic to the youth of Okeechobee & surrounding area.

Thank you to the OHS Baseball Team, parents, coaches, & all of the participants that came out.

 

February 13, 2019

Okeechobee County School Board Recognizes the Gilbert Family of Companies

The Gilbert Family of Companies was recently recognized by the Okeechobee County School Board for our support of Okeechobee's educators. Our sincere gratitude goes out to all the educators & non-instructional employees in Okeechobee. THANK YOU!

February 4, 2019

Teacher of the Year Thank You Reception

The Gilbert Family of Companies held a "Thank You" reception for the Okeechobee Teacher & Non-Instructional Employees of the year.

Congratulations again to all of this year's winners & thank you to every employee of the Okeechobee School District for all you do to improve the lives of Okeechobee's youth.

January 25, 2019

Okeechobee County Teacher/
Employee Banquet

We were honored to be part of the 2019 Okeechobee County Teacher/Employee Recognition Banquet. Congratulations to all of this year's winners & thank you to every employee of the Okeechobee School District for all you do to improve the lives of Okeechobee's youth.

View more photos on our Facebook page.

December 6-12, 2018

Gilbert Grinch!

Gilbert Grinch paid a visit to Gilbert Chevrolet & Gilbert Ford. During his visit, he took time out of his busy schedule to take photos with some of his biggest fans. He even joined in on the fun with Team Gilbert in the Mainstreet Okeechobee Lighted Christmas Parade

View more photos on our Chevrolet's & Ford's Facebook Page.

December 7, 2019

Ford Drive 4 UR School

Peace Lutheran School

Gilbert Ford partnered up Peace Lutheran School & held a Drive 4 UR School fundraiser. Parents, teachers, & the community all came out to help raise $5,490 for their playground.

Thank you to everyone that participated in supporting Peace Lutheran School!

November 2, 2018

Ford Drive 4 UR School

Okeechobee Christian Academy

Gilbert Ford along up with Okeechobee Christian Academy for a Ford Drive 4 UR School event to help raise money for their school's programs. The community really came out to support this great event.

Thank you to everyone that participated in supporting OCA!

October 19, 2018

Ford Drive 4 UR Community

Okeechobee Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge 69

On October 19th, Gilbert Ford teamed up with the Okeechobee Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge 69 to help raise funds for a K-9 Training Grounds for the Okeechobee Sheriff's Office that will also serve as a Public Dog Park. With every test drive, Ford donated $20 towards the dog park.

Thank you to everyone who came out to support us.

View more photos on our Facebook page.

June 12, 2018

Gilbert Fleet & Commercial Grand Opening

On June 12th, 2018, we had a formal Grand Opening for Gilbert Fleet & Commercial.

Thank you to everyone who came out to celebrate & enjoy the festivities.

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May 30, 2018

2017 GM Mark of Excellence

Gilbert Chevrolet was again awarded the GM Mark of Excellence. This honor is awarded to the top dealers in the country. It is through the hard work of our entire team at Gilbert Chevrolet that we earned this honor.

In addition, a number of our team earned individual GM Mark of Excellence awards.

Award-winning customer satisfaction & ongoing industry training completion... #GilbertHasIt!

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April 5, 2018

Chevy Youth Baseball Clinic

Gilbert Chevrolet was proud to host the Cal Ripken Jr. Chevy Youth Baseball Clinic at the Okeechobee High School baseball fields. Our local baseball players came out from all age groups to learn the fundamentals of baseball or softball.

View more photos on our Facebook page.

March 17, 2018

We are Lucky to have you, Team Gilbert!

It's important to take the time to thank the people that keep "the wheels spinning" around the businesses.  That being said, our wonderful Gilbert Leprechaun took a moment to visit the Gilbert businesses to spread a little St. Patty's day joy and say, "Thank you, Team Gilbert!"

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March 1-4, 2018

2018 Okeechobee Music & Arts Festival

Our team was excited to host Participation Row at the 2018 Okeechobee Music & Arts Festival.  This event raised more than $150,000 for local non-profit organizations. We can't wait to see them back in 2019!  Take a moment to check out a few of our photos from the event.

View more photos on our Facebook page.

February 22, 2018

Okeechobee Teachers & Employees of the Year

Supporting our educators is paramount to the success of any community.  We were ecstatic to again join in rewarding our 2018 Okeechobee County Teachers and Non-Instructional Employees of the year.

View more photos on our Facebook page.