Fort Bend

Chess Players Invited To Share Tips At Cinco Ranch Branch Library Event  

Chess players of all ages and skill levels – from beginners to advanced – are invited to practice their strategies and share tips with others at a special “Chess Day @ the Library” on Saturdays, August 4 (12:30 to 4:30 p.m.) and August 18 (10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.) at Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library, located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. Learn a new chess move (or two) during this come-and-go event. Experienced players will […]

August Computer-Class Schedule At Cinco Ranch Branch Library  

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library, 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy, will present a variety of free, introductory computer classes this month. The classes will consist of a hands-on introduction to basic skills for people who would like to learn more about using these computer programs. All computer classes will take place in the Computer Lab of the library. “MS Word Survival Basics” will take place on Tuesday, August 7, beginning at 10:00 a.m. […]

Cinco Ranch Branch Library Book Clubs Announce August Reading Selections

Share your love of reading with other book lovers at one of the book clubs that meet monthly at Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library, located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. New members are always welcome. The Literary Lunch League Book Club will meet on Wednesday, August 1, beginning at 12:00 noon, in the Conference Classroom. The book to be discussed is The Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity, and the […]

Youth Activities At Cinco Ranch Branch Library Resume Fall Schedule After Break  

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library, 2620 Commercial Center Boulevard in Katy, presents a variety of free children’s programs — Mother Goose Time, Toddler Time, Story Time, Pajama Night Story Time, and After-School Breaks — every month.  These programs are free and open to the public. Activities will not take place during the first two weeks of August. The fall schedule begins the third week in August. Mother Goose Time — Tuesdays at 10:15 a.m. […]

Adult Soccer League looking for players and teams to play in Sugar Land

Fort Bend Adult Soccer Association is looking for is looking for 18+ year old soccer players wanting to play close to home. Fort Bend Adult Soccer Association is looking for new players and teams. We play at Lost Creek Park and Community Park. Men play Sunday morning and evening (depending on division) and women play Friday Nights. Register on our website www.fbasa.com. Fall 2018 Season opens soon!  

Central Fort Bend Chamber’s 2018 Business Links Golf Tournament Was A Success

Corn Hole-In-One Finalists: Robin Anderson & Gary Finnegan

(July 11, 2018 – Richmond, TX) The rain held off for the Central Fort Bend Chamber’s Business Links Golf Tournament presented by Finnegan Auto Group. The day was beautiful and the competition was fierce. The shotgun start was the beginning of the two 9-hole scrambles that ran throughout the afternoon. The Grand Champions of the 2018 Business Links Tournament, which was determined by a shoot-out, was the Value Bank of Texas-Richmond team. Team members included […]

County Budget Office Recipient of Distinguished Budget Presentation Award

Pictured Left to Right: Back Row: Heratio Rodgers, Assistant Director of Finance & Investments; Diana Gutierrez, Administrative Assistant; Melonese Johnson, Budget Analyst II; Front Row: Hopie Bethancourt, Budget Analyst II;  Pamela Gubbels, Director of Finance & Investments; Jennifer Ching, Budget Analyst I

  The award is the highest form of recognition in governmental budgeting and represents a significant achievement by receiving organizations. Organizations must meet nationally recognized guidelines for effective budget presentation in order to be recipients of this distinguished award. These guidelines include rating ‘proficient’ in assessing how well the budget serves as a policy document, a financial plan, an operations guide, and a communications device. Judge Robert Hebert said, “This award reminds us once more […]

A “Big Win” For The Animals In City Of Rosenberg, Texas Law Makers Pick Compassion For Shelter Animals.  

Rosenberg, Texas, July 3rd 2018 – the City Council of Rosenberg unanimously declares no-kill for Rosenberg by 2020. Passing R-2525 is the first step in achieving no-kill in the City of Rosenberg animal shelters. The primary goal is to institute a no-kill model to ensure that policies and procedures are enacted to provide all healthy and treatable impounded animals more of a guarantee to have a live outcome. The benchmark of saving 90 percent or more […]

Entries Sought For Chess Tournament At Cinco Ranch Branch Library

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library will host a Chess Tournament on Saturday, July 21, from 10:00 am to 4:30 pm, in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. Players will be divided into two categories – Youth/Middle Grades and Teen/Adult – and they will compete in their respective categories against other players in their age range. The Youth and Middle-Grade competition will begin at 10:15 am, and the Teen and […]

WONDER WOMAN STORY TIME

Wonder Woman rises for an empowering celebration at Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center Friday, July 13, beginning at 1 p.m.  The unconquerable and empowering Princess Diana of Themyscira will leave her island paradise behind to stop by the Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center in an awe-inspiring, wondrous event during “Super Powered Summer.” Armed with her Lasso of Truth and her passion for justice, the amazon warrior will soar through the clouds and into the hearts of all for a Wonder […]