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Scene in the Bend: Cari Middaugh
September 2017

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Spelling Bee With A Purpose

The Literacy Council of Fort Bend County will hold its 8th Annual Great Grown-Up Spelling Bee, presented by CenterPoint Energy, on Thursday, September 7 at Constellation Field. This year’s Bee is co-chaired by Holly Kaminga and Emily Rhodes. The committee recently gathered with current sponsors and friends to kick-off the event with a Practice Bee and Party with a Purpose, generously underwritten by Tax Tech. The event was held at The Rouxpour in Sugar Land Town Square.

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1) Steve Waters, Angela Cox, and Burke Watson of CenterPoint Energy

2) Luisa Bowers, Ann Werlein and Donna Ospina

3) Event Co-Chairs Holly Kaminga and Emily Rhodes

4) Priya Rebba, Chitra Rao and Paula Reiger

5) Marilyn Lee with Sandy Chang

Photos courtesy of The Literacy Council


Fort Bend Seniors Meals
On Wheels Mad Hatter Sponsorship Kick Off

Fort Bend Seniors’ “Mad Hatter Goes Hollywood” committee recently held a Sponsorship Kick Off at the office of Dr. Rick Kline/Smile Texas. Guests enjoyed food from local restaurants including Veritas Steak and Seafood, Brandani’s, Tradicao, Raising Cane’s and Fish City Grill. There were whiskey and tequila tastings, door prizes and a raffle. The committee is looking forward to a fabulous event on Friday, October 27 at Safari Texas Ranch.

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1) Ivan and Star Susie Hand, Dr. Naz and Rozy Keshwani, Dr. Rick Kline and Jennifer Dvorak, Maggy and Jay Horgan

2) Melissa Bryan, Rozy Keshwani, Sharlene Jacobson, Diana Collins, Kelly Walleck, Maggy Horgan, Sandy McNeil and Lawren Eckhardt

3) (Back row): Madison Bond, Event Chairs Bec and Cindi Wilson, Gabriela Smith, Bob Loeser, Debra Loeser, Jay Horgan, Darron Clay, Nancy and Joe Sadowski; (front row): Maggy Horgan and Holly Clay

4) Honorary Event Chairs Jay and Maggy Horgan with Dr. Brian and Denise Blonder

5) Al Gallo, Diana Collins and Kevin Baker

6) Rozy and Dr. Naz Keshwani

Photos courtesy of Fort Bend Seniors


Indo-American Open
Comedy Forum

The Indo-American Stand Up Comedy Show was held recently at Zoroastrian Association of Houston’s center and hosted by radio personalities Subodh Bhuchar, Jagat Kamdar and Dinkar Chedda. The event, which is in its ninth year, has grown from a mere 75 attendees to more than 300. It is a free event but guests are encouraged to purchase raffle tickets, and monies raised help to fund the radio staion 106.1 FM. The three comedians this year were Raj Sharma, Melissa Shoshahi and Bob Khosravi.

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1) Dona Mercadal, Liz Furman and Laura Richards

2) Sonal and Subodh Bhuchar

3) Sonal Bhuchar, Dona Mercadal, Mary Favre, Liz Furman, Laura Richards and Hansa Patel

4) Sonal Bhuchar and Hansa Patel

5) Jawahar Malhotra, Jagdip Ahluwalia, Rajiv Bhavsar, Naren Patel and Swapan Dhairyawan

6) Dona Mercadal, Naren Patel, Stewart Jacobson, Liz Furman and Laura Richards

Photos courtesy of Mary Favre and Liz Furman


Happy Birthday,
Regina Morales!

Regina Morales recently celebrated her birthday with her closest friends at Veritas Steak and Seafood. She’s the former “First Lady of Rosenberg” as her husband Vincent is the former mayor of the city.

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1) (Back row, standing): Liz Furman, Bridget Yeung, Regina Morales, Mary Gayle Brindley, Mary Favre, Cindy Reeves and Diana Aguilar; (seated): Nell Ciancarelli, Betty Baitland, Ann Smith and JoAnn Eagleton.

Photo courtesy of Mary Favrel

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