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Learning English? Cinco Ranch Branch Library Starts New ESL Pictionary Program  

Are you learning to speak English? Would you like some practice in a casual, informal atmosphere? Fort Bend County Libraries presents ESL (English as a Second Language) programs for individuals of all nationalities who would like a place to practice their English language and conversation skills. Starting in February, the Cinco Ranch Branch Library will start a new monthly ESL Pictionary event. The first program will take place on Friday, February 15, from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m., in the Multi-purpose […]

Inspiration Stage Premieres Frozen JR. in New Works Showcase at JTF West in Sacramento

Inspiration Stage students also awarded Excellence in Music, All-Star Awards and Excellent Individual Performance by a Female for Chitty Chitty Bang Bang JR. cut SUGAR LAND, Texas (Feb. 13, 2019) – Inspiration Stage, attending its second Junior Theatre Festival (JTF) West in Sacramento Feb. 9 – 10, was honored to perform a three-song set from Frozen JR. for the festival’s 1,700 attendees. Frozen JR. was the finale in the New Works Showcase, which introduces new junior titles to attendees. “Let […]

David Weekley Homes Ranked No. 41 On Fortune “100 Best Companies To Work For®” List

Home Builder Recognized for 13th Time Houston, TX (February 14, 2019): FORTUNE magazine, one of the nation’s foremost business publications, has once again recognized David Weekley Homes as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For®” in its annual rankings of employee culture and success. “It’s an incredible honor to earn this recognition from FORTUNE magazine and ‘100 Best Companies to Work For®’ for the 13th time in our company’s history,” said David Weekley, chairman of David Weekley Homes. “This […]

Get to know Snap Kitchen

Get to know Snap Kitchen which is a vegan, vegetarian, gluten free, Whole30, and Keto friendly omni-channel food retailer and food delivery service. Snap Kitchen has a new executive chef that’s signed on, Michael Sabrin . He is responsible for curating the entire menu across all local markets and is working directly with our full time RD to focus on specific meal plan priorities. I’ve included a bit about him below. With national nutrition month coming up, I […]

Local Chefs Create Feast of Freshness at Chef Fest March 10

Dawn Burrell

(Houston, TX – Feb. 12, 2019)        The considerable culinary skills of 10 Houston-area chefs will be showcased at the 3rd Annual Chef Fest noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 10, at Harvest Green The food festival taking place at the Harvest Green Village Farm, 8939 Harlem Road, demonstrates the interrelationship of local agriculture and commercial kitchens to create innovative food. “There are as many different types of farm-to-table relationships as there are cuisines,” said Scott […]

What You Don’t Know About The Measles Can Hurt You

Measles, sometimes referred to as rebeola or red measles, is a highly contagious respiratory infection that can spread through the air when an infected person breathes, coughs or sneezes. The virus can float in the air up to one hour after someone coughs or sneezes indoors. As of today, there are seven cases of measles reported in Texas with one more suspected in Galveston County. And, while none have been reported in Fort Bend County, […]

UHV, VC Recognize Winners Of Black History Month Poster Contest

  When Gillianna Gonzales was choosing her topic for the Black History Month Poster Contest, she chose a local leader in law enforcement because she wants to be a defense attorney, she said. Gonzales, a 10-year-old De Leon Elementary School student, won first place on Monday for her poster during the Black History Month Fifth-Grade Poster Contest reception at the University of Houston-Victoria. She received a $2,000 UHV scholarship and a Victoria College summer camp […]

This thing called hope

What keeps a mother on her knees as she prays for her wounded soldier son? What keeps family members beside a hospital bed throughout the long night? What keeps a father calm as he holds the hand of his child diagnosed with cancer? What springs up into the mind of a high school senior as she/he gazes upon the college admission envelope before it’s opened? What burns in the souls of civil rights activists living […]

Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center gets your imagination cranking as we build, design and make for National Engineers Day!

National Engineers Celebration Saturday, February 16 Get your imagination cranking! As a profession in constant demand, engineering embraces curiosity, tinkering and imagination. Take your creativity to the next level by exploring the industry that shapes the world around us during our National Engineers Celebration. DON’T MISS: 3-D Printer Demonstration:  Watch and learn as fun shapes and objects come to life. Scribble Bots:  Join together with your friends to make awesome artwork with the help of some cool bots. LEGO™ […]

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

FRIENDS of Child Advocates of Fort Bend to Host Martini Night  Shown (L to R) are: Kristin Stiles-Janossy, Sue Lockwood, Mindy Benefield, Laura Leatherwood, DeAnna Eklund, Lisa Moore and Judy Maddison. 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 a lovely home in Harvest Green on Thursday, March 28th at 6pm. Gather your spouse and your friends and join us! In addition to socializing, martinis and hors d-oeuvres, guests will learn more about the mission of FRIENDS. For further information on FRIENDS, the location and to RSVP for the […]