Fort Bend

Pulling Together For A Great Cause!

Katy Christian Ministries Holds 2nd Annual Clay Shoot on February 17, 2018 Katy Christian Ministries: 2nd ANNUAL CLAY SHOOT 2018 Date:  February 17th, 2018 (Saturday) Location:  American Shooting Center, 16500 Westheimer Parkway, Katy, TX 77082 Registration and Pre-Event Festivities:  1:00pm Shoot Begins:  2:00pm Registration: Team of 4 (Includes meal tickets) $500; Individuals $110 Lunch: $15 (for guests and individual registrations; meal included in team registrations only) Facebook Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/182704885650555/ Hashtags for Social Media:  #CLAYS4KCM […]

Winter Weather – Prepare with the 4 P’s

Remember to protect the “Four P’s”: People, pets, pipes, and plants. People: Keep warm, stay inside if possible. If you need to go out, dress in layers and wear hats, gloves and an appropriate coat. Avoid overexertion, as cold weather puts added strain on your body. Observe heater safety: Never place a space heater on top of furniture or near water. Keep heat sources at least 3 feet away from furniture and drapes. Never leave […]

Notice from CenterPoint Energy on Outages

Due to the recent weather and hazardous conditions, some repairs may take longer to complete than originally estimated. Be assured that our crews are working to restore power as quickly and safely as possible, and we will provide status updates as they become available. Thank you for your patience. See an interactive map of current electric outages: http://gis.CenterPointEnergy.com/outagetracker/index.html Update your power alert communication preferences: http://CenterPointEnergy.com/PowerAlertService The sender provided the following contact information. Sender’s Name: CenterPoint […]

FRIENDS of Child Advocates of Fort Bend to Host Missions and Martini Night  

FRIENDS of Child Advocates of Fort Bend to Host Martini Night  Shown (L to R) are: Judy and Paul Maddison, Lisa Moore and Peggy Jackson Photo courtesy of Sue Lockwood

FRIENDS of Child Advocates of Fort Bend, an auxiliary volunteer group supporting Child Advocates of Fort Bend, will host its annual Mission and Martinis social in the home of Judy and Paul Maddison on Thursday, March 8th at 6pm. In addition to socializing, martinis, hors d-oeuvres and learning about the FRIENDS mission, guests will be treated to a fashion show of both women and men’s current fashion trends. For further information on FRIENDS, the location […]

Winter Weather this Holiday Weekend

 What is the danger? According to the National Weather Service, there is a chance for rain across southeast Texas beginning late Monday night after the passage of a strong cold front. As temperatures fall early Tuesday morning, there is a slight to moderate chance that mixed wintry precipitation could develop. Despite the holiday, residents should be watchful of the forecast. Freezing temperatures are expected throughout the week. What you need to do: Make sure your family […]

County Judge Bob Hebert Participates in Hurricane Harvey Recovery Panel  

FORT BEND COUNTY, TX – On January 11, 2018, Fort Bend County Judge Bob Hebert participated in a Disaster Response and Recovery Panel at the Texas Conference of Urban Counties Education, Policy and Technology Conference in Corpus Christi.   Judge Hebert shared his experience as Fort Bend County Emergency Management Director during Hurricane Harvey with member county officials from across the state. Harris County Judge Ed Emmett and Nueces County Judge Lloyd Neal also shared the […]

Free Repair Advice Available in Harris County Jan. 15-20

AUSTIN, Texas – As Texans repair or rebuild their homes damaged by Hurricane Harvey and subsequent flooding, FEMA and home-improvement stores in Harris County are teaming up to provide free information, tips and literature on making homes stronger and safer. FEMA mitigation specialists will be on hand to answer questions and offer tips and techniques to build hazard-resistant homes using proven methods that will prevent or reduce damage from future disasters. Most of the information and […]

Individuals filing wage claims may submit documents and check status online

AUSTIN – The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) today announced the launch of a new online application that allows individuals to file a wage claim electronically for unpaid wages under the Texas Payday Law as of Jan. 1, 2018. The new application is available at https://apps.twc.state.tx.us/WAGECLAIM/logon. New users must set up a user ID and password for their account to begin an online wage claim. Individuals may also view a tutorial on How to File a Payday Wage […]

Another Night Out – Homelessness 101

February 23, 2018 6:00 PM Constellation Field Parks Youth Ranch invites area high school juniors and senior students to be a part of Another Night Out — Homelessness 101! This awareness event is about the hardships and struggles of at-risk and homeless youth. Event participants will have an overnight opportunity to experience a small part of what some of their not-so-fortunate homeless peers must endure regularly in order to survive. Participants will be raising money to support the works […]

Child Advocates of Fort Bend Named Beneficiary of Fort Bend Junior Service League Sugar Plum Market

Shown Front row (L to R) are: Kelsea Lake, FBJSL President Jen Rizzo, Sarah Kuehl, Child Advocates of Fort Bend CEO Ruthanne Mefford, Monica Henderson, and Heather Brown. Back row (L to R) are: Kim Camp, Jaime Harris and Sherri Ebarb. 

Fort Bend Junior Service League Members recently presented a check for a portion of the proceeds of their Sugar Plum Market to Child Advocates of Fort Bend. The funds will be used to help with the agency’s WINGS program for teens aging out of foster care. The WINGS program for teens ages 14-18+, was developed to prepare older foster care youth for independent living after they “age out” of the foster care system. Support from […]