Fort Bend County Scope December 2010 Fort Bend County Scope December 2010

Missouri City’s Gateway Corridors Receive Improvements
Two gateway corridors into Missouri City kicked off the start of a multi-million dollar facelift with a groundbreaking ceremony on Oct. 9. The Texas Parkway/Cartwright Road area will undergo …

Business in Fort Bend December 2010 Business in Fort Bend  December 2010

Joel Fitzgerald, Missouri City chief of police, received the President’s Award from the NAACP’s Missouri City & Vicinity branch. Fitzgerald was honored for exemplary service to citizens.
Since joining the “Show Me City” in April 2009, …

Winter Pastimes Winter Pastimes

A winter in Texas was a time for farmers and their families to stay indoors during the long cold day. Fields were put to bed. The harvest was in and the next planting was not …

Come Indulge at Kona Grill Come Indulge at Kona Grill

First Colony restaurant is fun and inviting
On a picturesque corner of First Colony Mall, sandwiched between the busy Southwest Freeway and Sugar Land Town Center, stands a restaurant where new American cuisine, familiar favorites and …

Stuffing Gets a Starring Role Stuffing Gets a Starring Role

SATISFY YOUR CRAVINGS WITH THESE NEW RECIPES
Turkey may be the star of the holiday table, but for many people, the stuffing is what they really can’t wait to eat. This year, satisfy those cravings with …

Holiday Cookie Tips Holiday Cookie Tips

Secrets to making perfect holiday cookies
The holidays are fast approaching and chances are you’ll soon be receiving invitations to a cookie exchange or other requests for baked goods. Consider these simple tips for making homemade …

Thurgood Marshall Student Anna Leiva Explores D.C. Thurgood Marshall Student Anna Leiva Explores D.C.

RAMP is a career-based mentoring program for at-risk high school youth with disabilities
A special, unexpected invitation was extended this year to a local student of United Cerebral Palsy’s High School/ High Tech mentoring program. RAMP, …

CASA Christmas Home Tour CASA Christmas Home Tour

Get into the holiday spirit with an event benefiting Child Advocates of Fort Bend
Looking for a great way to get into the holiday spirit? Try the Annual CASA Christmas Home Tour.
Presented by Fred and Mabel R. …

Sugar Land Heritage Foundation Launches Plans for Museum Sugar Land Heritage Foundation Launches Plans for Museum

The Sugar Land Heritage Foundation formally announced at a pair of receptions their plans for the opening of a museum to celebrate the people and history of Sugar Land. At the first reception, descendants of …

Fall in Love With a Good Book Fall in Love With a Good Book

Meet and greet authors at the Literacy Council’s Book and Author Dinner
Mark your calendars and save the date for the 11th Annual Book and Author Dinner “Fall in Love with a Good Book” on Sunday, Feb. …

Take a Step Back to Another Time Take a Step Back to Another Time

Old-fashioned soda fountain features treats from the past
Do you pine for the “good old days” and long to take a step back in time? Does your mouth water for a good old-fashioned malt or banana …

“A Tea Party in Wonderland” “A Tea Party in Wonderland”

Gala to celebrate successes of Fort Bend Education Foundation and thank community supporters
The Fort Bend Education Foundation Gala Committee has announced its theme for the 18th annual Edu­cation Foundation Gala to be held at the …

Super Ball X Seeks Sponsors Super Ball X Seeks Sponsors

Tailgate party benefits American Red Cross Southwestern branch
The American Red Cross Super Ball X, scheduled for Jan. 22 at Safari Texas in Richmond, promises to be the biggest —and best — indoor tailgate party in …

Lakeview Auditorium Under Construction Lakeview Auditorium  Under Construction

Founders’ Ball Gala To Raise Funds To Complete Work

Complete restoration of historic Lakeview Auditorium is one step closer as Phase IIa construction gets started. Phase I work, restoring the interior of the building, was completed …

Swing for the Cure Raises Funds for Fort Bend Residents Swing for the Cure Raises Funds for Fort Bend Residents

American Cancer Society To Provide Programs And Services For Breast Cancer Patients
Methodist Sugar Land Hospital and the Fort Bend Junior Service League raised more than $160,000 to benefit the American Cancer Society at the first-ever Swing …

Oliver Foundation Contributes to Strategy For Academic Success Oliver Foundation Contributes to Strategy For Academic Success

Yes Prep Students Offer Peer-To-Peer Education And Guidance

The Oliver Foundation, a Houston-based organization dedicated to the prevention of childhood obesity, is currently conducting a program entitled, STOP 2048 at YES Prep Academy. High school students …

Be A Santa To A Senior Program Be A Santa To A Senior Program

Help A Senior Citizen Celebrate Christmas

Home Instead Senior Care, the world’s largest provider of non-medical home care and companionship for older adults, has joined forces with Fort Bend Seniors Meals on Wheels once again …

Holiday Elegance and Shades of Winter Holiday Elegance and Shades of Winter

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE WEARING DAVID YURMAN
Justin Timberlake wears a David Yurman ring to the New Yorker Festival: “The Social Network” in New York City.

Discoveries Dec 2010 Discoveries Dec 2010

Cindy Crawford Style
Holiday entertaining pieces from Cindy Crawford Style will make the dinner table sparkle. Collection includes festive glitter trees and other decorative accessories.jcp.com

Nagged by a Fleshy Neck? Nagged by a Fleshy Neck?

Transform sagging skin into a swan-like neckline

Recently during a conversation with a few women friends of mine, the topic turned to our on-going aesthetic treatments and wish lists for future work to enhance and …

Fabulous Designs Are Underfoot Exciting options for fashionable flooring Fabulous Designs  Are Underfoot Exciting options for fashionable flooring

Are you choosing floor décor for a new house or renovating an existing one? As you figure out what you want underfoot, trying to decide among today’s vast array of choices may well floor you! …

Bathroom Renaissance, Add pizzazz and personal style with decorative fixtures Bathroom Renaissance, Add pizzazz and personal  style with decorative fixtures

Turning water on has never been so fun! The latest bathroom faucet designs offer many choices among modern, Asian-inspired, transitional, traditional and creative styles. You can save water and create a special mood just by …

Book Reviews Dec 2010 Book Reviews Dec 2010

Farm Chicks Christmas
In The Farm Chicks Christmas, Serena Thompson, Country Living contributing editor, shows you how to add special touches to make your celebrations merry and bright.
From handcrafted decorations, to vintage collectibles, to homemade treats, …