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Showtime for Sugar Land’s Professional Singers, Musicians, Actors Showtime for Sugar Land’s Professional Singers, Musicians, Actors

The sidewalk view of the 2210 Lone Star Drive storefront in Sugar Land Town Square looks quite unassuming. There are no signs, no banners, no hoopla of any kind pointing to the hidden gem inside. …

Habitat for Humanity Reaches Milestone Habitat for Humanity Reaches Milestone

More than 2 million people worldwide receive housing
Habitat for Humanity International surpassed its 400,000 house milestone during its most recent fiscal year. Since the nonprofit organization was founded in 1976, its self-help, hand-up model has …

Local Author May Have Written the Next Big Thing in Publishing Local Author May Have Written the Next Big Thing in Publishing

C.C. Hunter pens paranormal romance in new Shadow Falls series
In the world of Young Adult literature, paranormal romances are king. While they may be written for the teenage market, many of them appeal to adults, …

Southminister School Prepares for Denim & Diamonds Gala Southminister School Prepares for Denim & Diamonds Gala

Evening To Feature The “Diamond Dig”
With the addition of premium auction items and the community moving into what looks like a prosperous new year, the gala co-chairs of the Denim & Diamonds Gala expect a …

A “Shining Star” Honored by National Prison Fellowship A “Shining Star” Honored by National  Prison Fellowship

Church Volunteer Robert Crenshaw Feted For 12 Years Of Service To Carol Vance Unit
Robert Crenshaw, a member of Christ United Methodist Church of Sugar Land, has been honored with the National Prison Fellowship Shining Star …

Twist and Shout for “Boogie” on March 26 Twist and Shout for “Boogie” on March 26

Fundraiser for Fort Bend County Women’s Center grooves to the music of the ’50s and ’60s
Gals, unpack those poodle skirts and saddle shoes. Guys, find your leather jackets, white T-shirts and jeans. Boogie 2011 “Sock …

Reaching for the Stars Gala Reaching for the Stars Gala

April 8 Event At Safari Texas Ranch To Benefit Texana Center
Texana Center is pleased to have Legacy Ford as the Presenting Sponsor for the center’s 2011 Reaching for the Stars Gala event,which will take …

Raising Awareness about Colorectal Cancer Raising Awareness about Colorectal Cancer

March 30 free seminar at Methodist Sugar Land Hospital
The month of March is dedicated to colorectal cancer awareness. Colorectal cancer affects one out of 18 Americans. According to the American Cancer Society, colorectal cancer is …

DeWalt Heritage Center Opens DeWalt Heritage Center Opens

Grand opening of the renovated Dew house was held in January
The DeWalt Heritage Center is now open in Missouri City’s Kitty Hollow Park. Housed in the old Dew House, built around 1900 by Dr. Hugh …

11th Annual Book & Author Dinner 11th Annual Book & Author Dinner

“Fall in love with a good book” on Feb. 13
This year’s 11th Annual Book & Author Dinner benefiting the Literacy Council of Fort Bend County will have you falling in love with exciting books written …

American Cancer Society Honors Cancer Survivors American Cancer Society Honors Cancer Survivors

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Sugar Land encourages cancer survivors and their caregivers to attend a celebration of life and hope on Feb. 26. The American Cancer Society Survivor Celebration Lunch­eon will …

Tips for making your marriage proposal an event to remember Tips for making your marriage proposal an event to remember

Guys, It’s Time to Show Your Love
February brings thoughts of hearts and flowers, and what better way to tell your Valentine you love her than by popping the question? Proposing is one of  life’s biggest …

Could You Have Heart Failure? Could You Have Heart Failure?

February is American Heart Month; join the fight against this life-threatening disease
Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. About 630,000  Americans die each year of some form of heart disease …

Visit these Fort Bend coffee houses Visit these Fort Bend coffee houses

What would a Monday morning be without a cup of coffee to get us going? If you are like me, you probably frequent the same shop and order the same drink each visit. The employees …

… and THIS, Is Texas Idol! … and THIS, Is Texas Idol!

No Talent Required, Just Dedication And Fun For SLCAF Members Taking The Stage
Move over Simon Cowell … there’s a new judge in town. Oh wait, Simon’s already gone. Well it’s a good thing because …

Fort Bend Cares Grant Helps Foster and Adopted Children Fort Bend Cares Grant Helps  Foster and Adopted Children

Soaring Eagle Ranch Provides Horses as Healers Program
The little girl gazes at the horse apprehensively. In fact, she does almost everything apprehensively. A foster child, she has endured abuse at the hands of her biological …

Fort Bend’s Divas and Dudes “Step Out” to benefit Girl Scouts Fort Bend’s Divas and Dudes “Step Out” to benefit Girl Scouts

MONEY RAISED TO FUND ON THE GO PROGRAM IN SIX FORT BEND-AREA SCHOOLS

More than 50 Fort Bend community leaders, including current and former mayors from the area and their spouses, stepped out to attend …

PCCA and Fort Bend County Women’s Center Kick Off Boogie PCCA and Fort Bend County Women’s Center Kick Off Boogie

SOCK HOP AT THE SODA SHOP SET FOR MARCH 26
Title sponsor PCCA and the Fort Bend County Women’s Center formally kicked off preparations for its largest annual fundraiser, Boogie. Boogie 2011 will continue the …

Jacqueline Baly Chaumette and Randy McIlvoy to Emcee Jacqueline Baly Chaumette and Randy McIlvoy to Emcee

FBJSL CHARITY BALL AND CASINO GOES VINTAGE VEGAS

The Fort Bend Junior Service League, along with Sterling McCall Lexus, will present the FBJSL Charity Ball and Casino – Vintage Vegas on Saturday, March 5, at …

Riverstone Donates to Fort Bend Charities Riverstone Donates  to Fort Bend Charities

FORT BEND SENIORS/MEALS ON WHEELS AND FBJSL RECEIVE PROCEEDS FROM 3-D ART INSTALLATION
Riverstone donated more than $12,000 to two Fort Bend organizations, the proceeds from acclaimed artist Tracy Lee Stum’s 3-D art installation in …

FBJSL Grants Funds to Fort Bend ARTreach FBJSL Grants Funds  to Fort Bend ARTreach

Donation will provide financial support to stART Project
The Fort Bend Junior Service League presented a $3,000 Community Assistance Fund grant to Fort Bend ARTreach. Fort Bend ARTreach is an arts and educational outreach organization …

New Sugar Land History Book Chronicles Rich Past New Sugar Land History  Book Chronicles Rich Past

VINTAGE PHOTOS OFFER LOOK AT EVOLUTION FROM REMOTE COMPANY TOWN TO MASTER-PLANNED URBAN CITY
A new Sugar Land history book authored by local historian Bruce Kelly and City Communications staff members is available in area bookstores.
Part …