Fort Bend

Central Fort Bend Chamber to hold 33rd Annual Business Links Golf Tournament Presented by Finnegan Auto Group

1) 2018 CFBC BUSINESS LINKS SPONSORS: (L – R) John Kennedy – TSTC - Golf Co-Chair, Dominic Robinson - CenterPoint Energy-Money Ball Sponsor, Kristin Weiss - CFBC Pres/CEO; Vince Finnegan - Finnegan Auto Group-Masters Sponsor; Gary Finnegan - Finnegan Auto Group-Masters Sponsor and Jeff Haley - Si Environmental, LLC - Golf Co-Chair.

Preparations are well underway for the 33rd annual Business Links Golf Tournament on Tuesday, July 10, 2018 hosted by Black Hawk County Club. Central Fort Bend Chamber is pleased to announce Finnegan Auto Group as the Presenting Sponsor for the Business Links Golf Tournament. This year the Chamber will be introducing a new tournament format. Two (2) concurrent nine-hole scrambles with shotgun start at 2:00 p.m. – one on the front nine (holes 1-9) and […]

Learn How To Balance A Budget And Save Money At Cinco Ranch Branch Library Program               

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library will present a special program on financial wellness on Saturday, June 30, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. This 2-part program is designed to help individuals get a better understanding of how to manage money and develop a budget. The program is presented by Leslie Corley, a financial advisor with Edward Jones Investments. During the […]

Sugar Land Town Square Giving Spirits Concert to Benefit Nora’s Home

Friday, July 6, 2018: 7:30-9:30 p.m. Houston (June 6, 2018): Nora’s Home, Houston’s haven for organ failure and transplant patients receiving care in the Texas Medical Center, will be the beneficiary from the Giving Spirits Concert on Friday, July 6, 2018 from 7:30 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. at the Sugar Land Town Square. The public is invited to attend the Giving Spirits Concert that will educate guests about the needs of organ failure and transplant patients […]

Community Support Requested for Countywide Back-to-School Event

Collaborative Seeks Donors to Cover Cost of Free Backpacks, School Supplies and Shoes for Students in Need Stafford, TX – Nine local organizations have once again teamed up to hold the 4th Annual Countywide “Back to School Bash.” Hosted by Fort Bend County Collaborative Information System (FBCCIS), the event this year is aiming to outfit 1,000 students for the 2018/2019 school year.  FBCCIS is seeking community support to help cover the cost of free backpacks, […]

Public’s Assistance needed to find next of kin

To Whom It May Concern: We are requesting the public’s assistance in locating next of kin for the following deceased individuals. We would appreciate you publishing a brief notice in the next few days in the hopes that family or friends may see the information and contact this office. Sincerely, Sharon M. Derrick, PhD, D-ABFA Identification Manager Forensic Anthropologist The information is as follows: ANDRES AGOSTO-DIAZ – Hispanic Male, 35 Years: Mr. Agosto-Diaz died at […]

 Representative Mike Schofield Accepting Applications For Texas Armed Services Scholarship

State Rep. Mike Schofield (photo courtesy Mike Schofield)

Austin – State Representative Mike Schofield is currently accepting applications for the Texas Armed Services Scholarship Program (TASSP) for the 2018-2019 academic year. TASSP is a scholarship for students entering college in the Fall of 2018, providing scholarship funding toward undergraduate education at any Texas university with an active ROTC program. The Texas Legislature created the TASSP to encourage students to become commissioned officers in any branch of the armed services of the United States […]

Oakbend Medical Center Receives Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award For Its Jackson Street Campus And Williams Way Campus

Photo left to right: Michelle Ziakas - VP Nursing, Tim McCarty - VP Support Services, Sue McCarty - VP and Chief Nursing Office and Bhavisha Patel - Quality Manager

American Heart Association Award recognizes OakBend Medical Center’s commitment to quality stroke care Richmond, tx, May 28 2018 ― OakBend Medical Center has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award for both its Jackson Street and Williams Way locations. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence. […]

Volunteers Donate $24,000 To Oakbend Medical Center    

Richmond, TX– During the Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon held in the Joe and Doris Gurecky Atrium, the Polly Ryon Memorial Hospital Auxiliary presented a check to Joe Freudenberger, CEO of OakBend Medical Center in the amount of $24,000 to use toward the renovations of the hospital’s Skilled Nursing Facility. Each year proceeds from sales from the Gift Shop, which is run by the volunteers, and from fundraisers such as silent auctions and bake sales and the […]

Transitional Shelter Assistance deadline extended to June 30 for some survivors as efforts continue to help Texans move to permanent housing

AUSTIN, Texas – Eligible Hurricane Harvey survivors receiving Transitional Shelter Assistance (TSA) may receive an extension to stay in hotels until June 30, with check-out on July 1, as they continue working toward a permanent housing solution. This is the seventh and final extension of the temporary sheltering program. Key dates: May 31 – Last day of eligibility under current extension period June 30 – End of approved extension period July 1 – Final check-out of […]

Pecan Pest Alert – Walnut Caterpillar

WC fourth instar

By: James Boone Holladay Calls are coming in on infestations of walnut caterpillars on pecan foliage.  Historical data had us assuming that we were on the decline of this localized outbreak, but it looks like favorable environmental conditions will bring us yet another bad year.  Now is the time to study up on their behavior and life cycle. If you have pecan trees in this area, be prepared with an action plan prior to the […]