Fort Bend

Sen. Cruz: Technical Education and Apprenticeship Scholarships Will Create a Strong, Educated, Future Workforce

Kicks off ‘Education Opportunity Tour’ with stops in Houston and Fort Bend County ROSENBERG, Texas – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today kicked off his ‘Education Opportunity Tour,’ of Texas schools, workplaces, and college campuses with a tour of an Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) construction site and visit to Texas State Technical College Fort Bend County. In February, Sen. Cruz introduced the Education Freedom Scholarships and Opportunity Act, a bill that would expand elementary, secondary, and vocational […]

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at Waterview Town Center

HOUSTON, TX – On Thursday, March 28, 2019, Read King Commercial Real Estate hosted a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at their Waterview Town Center project. Considered one of the most active developments in Greater Houston, Waterview Town Center is a 134-acre development located along the Grand Parkway just west of Aliana (the 4th most active master-planned community in Houston). The project has over four miles of street frontage on the Grand Parkway, West Bellfort, Harlem, and […]

Medexpress Teddy Bear Clinic

Discovery Center encourages you to “bear” in mind healthy habits this Spring season! April 19 at 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. The Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center and MedExpress Urgent Care, a neighborhood medical center, invite Fort Bend families to bring stuffed furry friends for a “check-up” and learn more about what to expect when visiting a doctor’s office or urgent care. The Discovery Center will host a “MedExpress Teddy Bear Clinic” to teach basic health care concepts to children in pre-school […]

Collaboration between the Central Fort Bend Chamberand the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce

State of the County with Fort Bend County Judge KP George The Central Fort Bend Chamber and the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce will present the 2019 State of the County with Fort Bend County Judge KP George on Wednesday, April 17, 2019. This collaborative luncheon will be held at Safari Texas Ranch, 11627 FM 1464, Richmond, from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM. County Judge George’s luncheon address, “The Future of Fort Bend”, will be […]

Get Tips On Estate-Planning AtBob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library 

Fort Bend County Libraries will present a special program, “Wills & Estate-Planning,” on Monday, April 29, beginning at 6:30 p.m., in the Meeting Room at the Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library, located at 8100 FM 359 South in Fulshear. Presented by probate and elder-law attorneys Amanda Grimes and Christy Theander, the program will provide an overview of the advantages of estate planning, as well as the disadvantages of not having a plan. Learn about the primary documents […]

Child Advocates of Fort Bend Expanding to Meet Increase in Need for Services  

On March 29th, Child Advocates of Fort Bend (CAFB) broke ground on the new Davis George Campus at 5403 Avenue N in Rosenberg, TX. CAFB’s plans for expansion were driven by significant increases in the reporting of child abuse and referrals in Fort Bend County. In 2018, CAFB served 2,586 children and families whose lives were touched by abuse or neglect. This dramatic rise of 23% over the prior year forces many children to wait […]

Jordan Ranch Hosts Easter Egg Scramble April 13

Adults and children are both invited to hunt for Easter eggs during the Easter Egg Scramble noon to 2 p.m. in Jordan Ranch, 2422 Sandhill Crest Lane. A number of the eggs will have cash yolks.

(Fulshear, Texas – April 1, 2019)   The hunt is on for Easter eggs with cash yolks at the Jordan Ranch Easter Egg Scramble noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 13. The public is invited to the Jordan Ranch model home park, 30714 Sonora Ridge Drive, where separate hunts will be held for children and adults. Golden eggs worth $50 for children and $100 for adults will be hidden among more traditional candy-filled eggs. The free […]

New Tutor Training Format at the Literacy Council of Fort Bend Countyfor Basic Literacy, ESL Programs and Basic Computer Skills

FORT BEND COUNTY, TX – Literacy Council of Fort Bend County needs you!  Become an essential part of an adult student’s life by signing up to be a tutor at the Literacy Council. The Literacy Council of Fort Bend County will hold tutor training on Monday, April 8th from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.  Through training, volunteers are equipped to teach Basic Literacy, English as a Second Language (ESL), and one-on-one tutor sessions to adults.  The trainings prepare tutors […]

Katy’s Cane Island Hosts Return of Annual Car Show Saturday, April 13

KATY, TX (March 25, 2019) – An impressive collection of classic cars, exotic high-performance sports cars, vintage roadsters and custom hot rods is coming to Cane Island as the Katy master-planned community of new homes presents the Third Annual Cane Island Car Show on Saturday, April 13 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Open free to the public in the community’s Cane Quarter, 2100 Cane Island Parkway, the car show is ideal for anyone from […]

Olson Explores Veterans For Student Mentoring

From left to right: Pearland ISD Trustee Jeff Barry, Texas Veterans Commissioner Kevin Barber, Alvin ISD Board of Trustees Pos. 1 Julie Pickern, Pearland ISD Mentor Volunteer Specialist Mandy Benedix, Pearland ISD Superintendent Dr. John Kelly, Alvin ISD Director of Family Engagement Anna Pasarella, Alvin ISD Parent Liason Melissa Igo, Alvin ISD Interim Superintendent Dr. Daniel Combs, Fort Bend County Judge KP George, VFW National Legislative Committee Member Sgt. Lupita Perez, Rep. Pete Olson, Fort Bend ISD Director of Collaborative Communities/GPS Pamela Shaw, Fort Bend ISD Assistant Superintendent Dr. Anthony Indelicato, Katy ISD Assistant Superintendent for Elementary School Leadership and Support, Dr. Vonda Washington, Travis Manion Senior Manager Cress Clippard, Travis Manion Foundation Manager Tanna Harris and Travis Manion Foundation Coordinator Luis Gonzales

SUGAR LAND, TX – Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today hosted a roundtable to bring local elected officials, veterans organizations and school districts together to discuss how we can connect veterans with local students as mentors. Fort Bend County Judge KP George, Assistant Superintendent and District Coordinator for School Improvement in Fort Bend ISD Dr. Anthony Indelicato, Interim Superintendent of Alvin ISD Dr. Daniel Combs, Director of Family Engagement for Alvin ISD Anna Pasarella, Pearland ISD Superintendent Dr. […]