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FBJSL’s 10th annual holiday shopping extravaganza
The holidays and shopping go hand in hand. For many, shopping with friends and family for gifts is an annual tradition. And, for truly savvy shoppers, Fort Bend Junior Service …

LCFBC Hosts 20th Annual Wine & Music Fundraising Event LCFBC Hosts 20th Annual Wine  & Music Fundraising Event

Past and present Literacy Stars honored
The Literacy Council of Fort Bend County’s 20th annual Wine & Music, raised more than $100,000 to help fund literacy programs and services.
This year’s theme was based on Jules Verne’s …

Sartartia Middle School Honors Fallen Alumnus Sartartia Middle School Honors Fallen Alumnus

Tree planted in memory of Lance Cpl. Gamble
The students, faculty and staff of Sartartia Middle School chose to honor an alumnus who died in combat by planting a tree in his honor.
Lance Cpl. Garrett …

Energy Efficiency Program Energy Efficiency Program

Fort Bend CORPS aims to cool off area residents
The Fort Bend CORPS is continuing to offer its energy efficiency program to help county residents lower energy costs. The goal of the initiative is to provide …

Bring on the Birds Simple solutions to turn your backyard into an avian oasis Bring on the Birds Simple solutions to turn your backyard into an avian oasis

Who doesn’t love spring? Flowers bloom, trees bud and bright songbirds return to the area. The renewed resurgence of radiant life may make you want to get in on the action.
But if gardening isn’t your …

PSA Remains Important Tool for Fighting Cancer Leading funder of prostate cancer research calls for thorough discussion of options with patients and more funding for discovering better biomarkers PSA Remains Important Tool for Fighting Cancer Leading funder of prostate cancer research calls for thorough discussion  of options with patients and more funding for discovering better biomarkers

The Prostate Cancer Foundation reiterated its position that PSA screening Responding to continued debate over PSA screening, the Prostate Cancer foundation reiterated its position that PSA screening remains a valuable tool, in combination with other …

From Addict at 10 to Millionaire at 35 Author tells story of drugs, despair and hope From Addict at 10 to Millionaire at 35 Author tells story of drugs, despair and hope

“When I am focused on helping someone else, I am living in the moment, and all of the fear, guilt, sadness and anxiety of yesterday and tomorrow vanishes. In the process of helping someone else, …

Lifelong Softball Teammates Continue Tradition at College UHV choice of three Missouri City students Lifelong Softball Teammates Continue Tradition at College UHV choice of three Missouri City students

Three lifelong teammates from Missouri City will stay together as they play for the University of Houston-Victoria Jaguars softball team in the fall.
It all started when second baseman Tara Williams was recruited by UHV assistant …

Sienna Branch Library Opens Olympic champion Mark Lopez speaks at ceremony Sienna Branch Library Opens Olympic champion Mark Lopez speaks at ceremony

The grand opening ceremony of Fort Bend County Libraries’ Sienna Branch Library took place on April 24 at the new library, located at 8411 Sienna Springs Blvd. in Missouri City. The library is a joint …

Fort Bend ISD’s Junior Student Leadership Program Seminars focus on business and medical communities Fort Bend ISD’s Junior Student Leadership Program  Seminars focus on business  and medical communities

Leadership in the business and medical communities was the focus of the most recent day-long seminars offered to Fort Bend ISD’s Junior Student Leadership Program participants. The seminars are held to introduce leadership students to …

Texas’ Oldest Company Helps Entrepreneurs of Tomorrow Imperial Sugar supports city-wide Lemonade Day Texas’ Oldest Company Helps  Entrepreneurs of Tomorrow Imperial Sugar supports city-wide Lemonade Day

Lemonade Day, an innovative youth program that got its start right here in Houston, is teaching children how to build the American dream and become entrepreneurs. The program provides youth with free materials and support, …

FBJSL Concludes Successful Year, $184,000 rasied for the Fort Bend community FBJSL Concludes Successful Year, $184,000 rasied for the Fort Bend community

As the Fort Bend Junior Service League concludes its 2009-2010- league year, it is pleased to announce that it raised approximately $184,000for the Fort Bend County community this year.  Proceeds were raised through various fundraising …

Layla Grace’s Legacy Layla Grace’s Legacy

You’ve probably heard about her. Little Layla Grace Marsh touched many lives in the Cy-Fair area and beyond, her story reaching nationwide. In May of 2009, at just 18 months old, the youngest of the …

Bob Pack’s Bronze Creations Bob Pack’s Bronze Creations

Can you imagine waking up in the morning and not hearing any birds all day long,” said Bob Pack, Sugar Land’s renowned sculptor, as he casually spoke about the launch of his next series of bronze sculptures …

Literacy Council of Fort Bend County Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Wine & Music Literacy Council of Fort Bend County Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Wine & Music

The Literacy Council of Fort Bend County will host its 20th anniversary celebration of Wine & Music with “Around the World in 80 Days.” The Literacy Council will be marking the occasion in a big …

Dew House Dedication, Dewalt Heritage Center Dew House Dedication, Dewalt Heritage Center

“If you build it, they will come,” a popular line from the movie Field of Dreams, seems to de­scribe the day the Dew House was dedicated as the DeWalt Heritage Center. This post Civil …

The Wall That Heals Comes To Sugar Land The Wall That Heals Comes To Sugar Land

For those who haven’t experienced Maya Lin’s Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial in Washington, D.C., Sugar Land is bringing the half scale-replica, The Wall That Heals, to Sugar Land Memorial Park, 15300 University Blvd.
The traveling exhibition is …

Sugar Land Heritage Foundation Names Executive Director Sugar Land Heritage Foundation Names Executive Director

The Sugar Land Heritage Foundation has appointed Eleanor Barton as its new executive director/curator. Reporting to the board of directors, Barton will serve as the chief executive officer and curator for this newly-formed foundation whose …

FBJSL’s Sugar Plum Market 10 Year Anniversary FBJSL’s Sugar Plum Market 10 Year Anniversary

*Fort Bend Junior  Service League announced that Methodist Sugar Land Hospital will return in 2010 as the Presenting Sponsor for the FBJSL Sugar Plum Market. This year marks the 10-year anniversary of …

Food Pantry Honors George Foundation With Building Dedication Food Pantry Honors George Foundation With Building Dedication

Friends and supporters of East Fort Bend Human Needs Ministry Inc. joined together for an Open House and Building Dedication to mark the completion of a new facility and expansion project. More than 200 guests …

Fort Bend Seniors Meals on Wheels March for Meals Campaign a Success Fort Bend Seniors Meals on Wheels March for Meals Campaign a Success

Fort Bend Seniors Meals on Wheels participated in the national 2010 March For Meals campaign. The March For Meals campaign kicked off at the “Senior Moments” Volunteer Appre­ciation/Recruitment Network­ing event at La Cocina Mexican Restaurant …

Ick is for Tick

Spring has sprung, and with warm weather and sunshine comes a more sinister visitor—the flea. A threat to your pets and your home, fleas may cause severe itching. which can lead to sores if left …

Three Myths About Hearing Loss Three Myths About Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is one of the most common conditions in the world. Yet there are a number of misconceptions about hearing loss, which lead many to let it go untreated.
The Better Hearing Institute found that …

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COMMUNITY EGG HUNT A HIT WITH CHILDREN
Sunny skies prevailed for the 3rd Annual Community Easter Egg Hunt co-sponsored by Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital and River Pointe Church. The gathering brought together 15,000 eggs, 800 …