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Houston Teen Earns Eagle Scout Status Through His Service To Seniors  

HOUSTON, November 1, 2017 – In the northwest corner at Parkway Place, a faith-based senior living community in Houston, there is a new prayer garden with two benches featuring hand painted tiles. It’s a quiet place where residents can sit and enjoy themselves, and it’s all thanks to Peyton Price. The high school senior did this project to become an Eagle Scout, the highest achievement or rank attainable in the Boy Scouting program of the […]

Central Fort Bend Chamber Celebrates Grand Opening of their Newest Member, Fort Bend Hope  

(front row left to right) Pastor John Stephenson, Faith United Methodist Church; Jennifer Knesek, State Representative Phil Stephenson’s Office; Alyssa Sandlin, Faith United Methodist Church; Pastor Parker Zimmerman, Faith United Methodist Church; Tom Wilson, MAS Telecom LLC; Tommy Hawthorne, Fort Bend Hope; Diana Neely, Fort Bend Hope; Ruth McPhail-Ubaldo, Fort Bend Hope; Mark Smith, MAS Telecom LLC; Kay Garrett, Absolutely Focus Media; Regina Morales, Central Fort Bend Chamber

Fort Bend Hope along with the Central Fort Bend Chamber held a Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting in downtown Rosenberg on Wednesday, October 25, 2017.  Business owners and community members received a tour of the facility, enjoyed great food and, most importantly how they can get involved in helping the community.  Fort Bend Hope is a 501(c)3 Nonprofit partnership between multiple churches in the Richmond-Rosenberg area. The Board of Directors and volunteer teams are made […]

The Central Fort Bend Chamber celebrated the Grand Opening of 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. Miny Nieto, District Sales Manager, thanked everyone for coming and gave tours of the newly remodeled store.  During the event Office Depot OfficeMax donated money to three local non-profit organizations. Ivan Piedras, Store Manager, awarded the donations to […]

Central Fort Bend Chamber Hosts Working Lunch Series

Left to Right Jim Russ, EHRA Engineering; Norma Petrosewicz, Petrosewicz Law Firm, P.C.; Regina Morales, Central Fort Bend Chamber; Linda Drummond, OakBend Medical Center

Estate Planning for Small Businesses Central Fort Bend Chamber and OakBend Medical Center hosted the Working Lunch Series, Estate Planning for Small Businesses, on October 20, 2017.   Over 20 local business owners and employees learned how to plan for the future to protect their assets and insure business success after first generation ownership and management. Guest speaker, Norma M. Petrosewicz, Petrosewicz Law Firm, P.C., presented the group with topics for business owners on the importance […]

Halloween Monster Mayhem

Monstrous mayhem unleashed for two more weeks of Halloween at the Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center Make us your Halloween Hub for safe trick-or-treating! Now to October 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 two more weeks of Halloween! Come partake in spine-tingling […]

Dewberry Farm Visitors Discover the Joys of Being on the Farm

Young visitors enjoy feeding the goats at Dewberry Farm (Dewberry Farm photo)

This informative article paid for by Dewberry Farm. By George Slaughter Mary Emerson, of Dewberry Farm, admits she doesn’t have the agricultural background of her husband, Larry. Yet she as much as anyone enjoys watching visitors discover what farm life is all about. “When you see how they enjoy being outside, hopefully with no rain, it’s just such a pleasure to see them experience animals and be able to run free and just enjoy it […]

Local Resident To Appear On The Price Is Right**

Local resident will be appearing on an upcoming episode of the longest running game-show in television history, The Price Is Right. Lori Curtis from Katy, TX had a chance to “Come on Down” and won a sensational selection of prizes. This once in a lifetime opportunity for your local resident will be airing on Tuesday, October 24. We’d love work with you to get the word out about your hometown champion and share the news with your local community so that they can tune-in and […]

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 […]