Gilbert Cares

Gilbert Gets Out There

As an organization, we encourage every member of Team Gilbert to get involved in the communities we live in and service. Below are a few activities that our team members may have participated in and other fun photos and videos from our team.

The Gilbert Family of Companies has a heart for Okeechobee and the surrounding communities and is regularly approached for donations. In order to help expedite the donation process, please follow the Request Assistance link below and complete the form in its entirety to be considered for a donation.

Gilbert and its team members are involved in numberous organizations. Follow the above link to take a look at just some of those organizations.

Happy Independence Day!

From our family to yours, we wish everyone a fun & safe Independence Day!

Happy Father's Day!

From the Gilbert Family we would like to wish a Happy Father's Day to all the wonderful fathers and mothers who play both roles. We hope you have an amazing day.

Hometown Heroes Video Series

In this installment of our Hometown Heroes video series, we are showcasing Shirlean Graham, founder of "Chobee Steelers" steel drum band & a Martha's House Advocate.

Thank you, Mrs. Graham, for all of your time & commitment to the families of our community.

If you would like to nominate a Hometown Hero, visit our Gilbert Family Facebook page & leave a comment of the name you would like to nominate.

Hometown Heroes Video Series

In this installment of our Hometown Heroes video series, we are showcasing Okeechobee Police Department's, Motor Officer Holroyd. Motor Officer Holroyd has been with the department for 13 years, and we would like to thank you for your service.

If you would like to nominate a Hometown Hero, visit our Facebook page, & leave a comment of the name you would like to nominate.

Hometown Heroes Video Series

In the next installment of our Hometown Heroes video series and in honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, we are showcasing Brandi Botello. Thank you for all you do for Okeechobee's youth, Brandi.

If you would like to nominate a Hometown Hero, visit our Facebook page, & leave a comment of the name you would like to nominate.

Hometown Heroes Video Series

In the first installment of our Hometown Heroes video series and in honor of National Nurses Day, we are showcasing Alexis Muller. Thank you for your dedication to others, Alexis.

If you would like to nominate a Hometown Hero, visit our Facebook page, & leave a comment of the name you would like to nominate.

Jersey Mike's & the Gilbert Family of Companies Deliver Treats

May 5, 2020

Jersey Mike's Subs of Okeechobee and the Gilbert Family of Companies recently teamed up to provide the hardworking team at Publix some tasty ice cream from Milking R Dairy. A big thanks to the Publix team and everyone else out there working to keep food on our tables. Each of you is a Hometown Hero! To see more photos, visit our Facebook page.

Okeechobee County Farm Bureau Membership Drive

February 27, 2020

Gilbert Ford teamed up with the Okeechobee Farm Bureau for a membership drive

This event was to show the benefits you receive by becoming a Farm Bureau member. As a member you will receive discounts for hotels, rental cars, theme park tickets, & so much more. Not to mention, the $500 Ford Bonus Cash you receive when you purchase a new Ford.

Thank you to everyone that came out to support the Okeechobee Farm Bureau and to all the new members. To see more photos, visit our Facebook page.

2020 Okeechobee County Teacher/Employee Recognition Banquet

January 24, 2020

The Gilbert Family of Companies was once again proud to be a part of the 2020 Okeechobee County Teacher/Employee Recognition Banquet. Congratulations to Krista Stanley, Teacher of the Year and congratulations to all of this year’s winners and thank you to every employee of the Okeechobee School District for all you do for Okeechobee’s youth

Happy New Year from the Gilbert Family!

January 1, 2020

All of us here at the Gilbert Family of Companies would like to wish y'all a very happy & prosperous new year!

The Grinch Enjoyed the Parade with Team Gilbert

December 14, 2019

The Grinch and Santa had a greta time going around town spreading Christmas and Holiday joy. Check out more pictures on our Facebook page.

Grinch and Santa Go Around Town

December 13, 2019

The Grinch and Santa had a great time going around town spreading Christmas and Holiday joy. Check out more pictures on our Facebook page.

National Ice Cream Day

July 22, 2019

"I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream!" Team Gilbert, along with some lucky customers, enjoyed yummy ice cream sandwiches in celebration of National Ice Cream Day. Visit our Facebook page for more photos.

Photo of two Gilbert Team Members eating ice cream during National Ice Cream Day

National Hot Dog Day

July 17, 2019

We had a great time during National Hot Dog Day! We all enjoyed some yummy hot dogs & even had a surprise visit from our very own, Gilbert Hot Dog! Check out our Facebook page for more photos.

Group photo of a family with the Gilbert Hot Dog at the National Hot Day event.

South Elementary Ford Drive 4 UR School

April 25, 2019

Gilbert Ford teamed up with South Elementary School to host a Ford Drive 4 UR School test drive event. Ford donated $20 to the school & an additional $10 for each test drive taken with a maximum donation of $8,000! Visit our Facebook page to see more photos.

Photo of group of teachers from South Elementary at the Drive 4 UR School event

Chevy Youth Baseball Clinic

April 5, 2019

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 areas. Visit our Facebook page to see more photos.

Teacher of the Year, Thank You Reception

March 4, 2019

The Gilbert Family of Companies recently 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.

Group photo of teachers & non-instructional employees of the year at the thank you reception held at Gilbert Chevrolet
Photo of the Culbreth family & Superintendent Ken Kenworthy

Okeechobee County School Board Recognizes the Gilbert Family of Companies

February 5, 2019

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

Teacher of the Year Banquet

January 25, 2019

The Gilbert Family of Companies were honored to be a part of the 2019 Okeechobee County Teacher/Employee Recognition Banquet. Congratulations to all of this year's winners. Check out more photos on our Facebook page.

Photo of a Gilbert team member & the Okeechobee County Teacher of the Year

Recent Website Updates

We recently updated our website and will populate past events here as soon as possible. We hope to have most of the postings back up in the coming weeks.