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Indo-Americans of King Lakes celebrates Diwali in Katy

The Indo-Americans of King Lakes celebrated Diwali with full enthusiasm, energy, and joy on Saturday, October 14 at Tompkins High school, Katy. Volunteer team of the Indo-Americans of King Lakes organized the event. Diwali is the festival of lights to celebrate the victory of good over evil. However, Diwali is also a time when people come together as a community to honor and share Indian culture, heritage, and values. The main purpose of this event was […]

Update from the Field: WaterStep Installs Safe Water Systems in Puerto Rico

Nairy Maysonet sat by the edge of a Puerto Rican mountain highway washing laundry in a drainage ditch. Nearby, a school teacher joined a stream of residents who stopped to fill bottles, buckets and plastic storage bins from a rainwater runoff pipes. Photo Credit: Chris Kenning

    Nairy Maysonet sat by the edge of a Puerto Rican mountain highway washing laundry in a drainage ditch. Nearby, a school teacher joined a stream of residents who stopped to fill bottles, buckets and plastic storage bins from a rainwater runoff pipes. Weeks after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, most still lack electricity and many don’t have access to safe, clean water. Maysonet struggles to cook and bathe, and she shook her head explaining […]

The Central Fort Bend Chamber Celebrates Grand Opening Unwine’d Wine and Cheese Lounge

(left to right): Rosanne Wechter, Unwine’d Wine and Cheese Lounge; Keven Lawton, Unwine’d Wine and Cheese Lounge

The Central Fort Bend Chamber celebrated the Grand Opening of Unwine’d Wine and Cheese Lounge in Downtown Richmond with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony, Wednesday, October 11, 2017. Unwine’d is located at 310 Morton Street Rear in Richmond.  The event had an enormous turn out of elected officials, neighbors from Del Webb Sweetgrass and local businesses. Owners, Rosanne Wechter and Kevin Lawton explained where the idea for Unwine’d came from. “We were traveling abroad and stopped […]

Central Fort Bend Chamber Celebrates the Grand Opening of Office Depot OfficeMax– Brazos Town Center  

Left to Right front row Marla Jurek, Brazos Valley Schools Credit Union; Rose Pickens, Attack Poverty; Tyler Adase, Office Depot OfficeMax; Jacob Gonzales, Office Depot OfficeMax; Jaqui Lloyd, Office Depot OfficeMax; Ivan Piedras, Office Depot OfficeMax; Elizabeth Munoa, Hope For Three; Marjorie Dillon, VFW Auxiliary; Benjamin Deist, Edward Jones; Miny Nieto, Office Depot OfficeMax; Rory Day, Office Depot OfficeMax; Tom Wilson; Fabiano Montiso, VFW Chaplain; Demetra Davis, Hewlett-Packard Company

The Central Fort Bend Chamber held a ribbon cutting ceremony with Office Depot OfficeMax to celebrate their Grand Opening of the Store located in Brazos Town Center.   Elected Officials, friends, and community members joined in the celebration. Please stop by to visit the beautiful new store at 24212 Commercial Drive in Rosenberg.  For more information call Office Depot OfficeMax at: 281-232-0918 or visit their website https://www.officedepot.com/storelocator/tx/rosenberg/officemax-6812 The Central Fort Bend Chamber is a 106 year […]

The November 4th Kendall County Wild Game Dinner is Bigger and Better Than Ever

October 10, 2017 (Boerne, Texas) – The 7th Annual Kendall County Wild Game Dinner will be held on November 4, 2017 at the Kendall County Youth Agriculture and Equestrian Center, located at 648 FM 289 in Comfort, just north of Boerne. Gates open at 4:00 pm, food service beginning at 6:00 pm. With more than 20 cook teams coming from across the region, the Kendall County Wild Game Dinner is all about the food. The […]

Halloween Monster Mayhem

Monstrous mayhem unleashed for three weeks of Halloween at the Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center Make us your Halloween Hub for safe trick-or-treating! October 10 to 31, 2017 Something spooky this way comes to the Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center – A Very Special Project of the Children’s Museum of Houston! A myriad of magic, mystery and monsters have maneuvered their way into the Discovery Center for three weeks of Halloween! Come partake in spine-tingling experiments, […]

Thunderbirds Led by Sugar Land Native, Vietnam and Doolittle Raid Tributes, and Food Drive to Highlight 33rd Annual CAF Wings Over Houston Airshow Oct. 21-22 at Ellington Airport  

The Thunderbirds Delta Formation pilots perform the Delta Opener during the Wings and Waves Air Show at Daytona Beach, Fla., Oct. 12, 2014. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Manuel J. Martinez)

Show to Collect for Houston Food Bank, Recognize U.S. Coast Guard in Wake of Hurricane Harvey  HOUSTON (October 3, 2017) – In only a few short weeks, the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds under the command of Sugar Land native Lt. Col. Jason Heard will return to Houston for the 33rd Annual Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Wings Over Houston Airshow. The airshow will be held Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 21-22, at Ellington Airport. Fans also are encouraged to bring non-perishable food items for donation to theHouston […]

Texas Children’s Cancer Center celebrates National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month with ribbon tying ceremony and parade

Gold ribbons were hung in honor of children and families who have been touched by pediatric cancer

In celebration of National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, patients, families and doctors at Texas Children’s Cancer Center came together last week for the Going Gold parade and ribbon tying ceremony at Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus.Adorned in gold, the symbolic color for childhood cancer, participants proceeded through the halls and concluded outside in front of the hospital, where gold ribbons were tied in honor of children and families who have been touched by pediatric cancer. As the […]

Hurricane Recovery Efforts Continue at Mayde Creek High School through Amazon Wish List and a Donation Effort Led by Former Teacher

By George Slaughter People from around the country have followed the Texas Gulf Coast’s hurricane recovery efforts. For Sally Barnes, a Spanish teacher at Mayde Creek High School, the calls came from her hometown of Whitewater, Wisconsin. How could people help? So Barnes created an Amazon wish list, which she described as “essentially like a registry,” and listed such basic items she would keep for her students in her classroom—school supplies, toiletries, and so on. […]

YALÁLAG: A MOUNTAIN VILLAGE IN MÉXICO

Discovery Center explores life and culture “South of the Border” Opening Oct. 7, 2017 Experience the day-to-day of the people in Villa Hidalgo Yalálag—a Zapotec village in the Sierra Juárez Mountains of Oaxaca, México, with the opening of a brand new exhibit, Yalálag—A Mountain Village in México on Oct. 7, 2017. You’re invited to an exotic trip south of the border to learn about the cultural attributes that give the people of Yalálag a unique take on life! The […]