On May 25th the Exchange Club of Fort Bend held a dedication and installation of the Freedom Shrine. The Freedom Shrine is a display of copies of 23 historical documents which were instrumental in shaping American History. The shrine was co-sponsored by Jim “Mattress Mac” McIngvale and the Exchange Club of fort Bend. Mr. McIngvale opened his address by saying that he is “Grateful for everything, entitled to nothing”. He addressed the Exchange Club members and guests on the Valor that is within all of us. He recounting the heroic actions of the Four Chaplains who sacrificed their lives to save and comfort others during the S.S Dorchester, in 1943. Members of the community are welcome to stop by the Gallery Furniture store in Richmond, TX to view the documents or join the Exchange Club of Fort Bend for lunch every Wednesday at noon at Sweetwater Country Club.
The mission of the Exchange Clubs is inspiring communities to become better places to live. The Exchange Clubs practice three core values; Family, Community, Country.