Fort Bend

Effective Data Utilization

The Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce presents “Effective Data Utilization” with panelists Daniel Nava with H-E-B, Amaury Lendasse, PhD with University of Houston, and Jamey Johnston with Oxy. Join us for a discussion about the collection, analysis, and utilization of data and how it can revolutionize your business. This event will take place at the Fort Bend Chamber office on Wednesday, December 13th from 11:30AM – 1:00PM and is sponsored by University of Houston and Houston Methodist […]

Fort Bend Chamber Announces the 2024 Executive team

Bringing Diverse Expertise to Advocate, Elevate and Lead The Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce (FBCC) is pleased to announce the appointment of its 2024 Officers, a group of accomplished individuals renowned for their expertise and strategic vision. The new representatives join FBCC at an exciting time, as the organization continues to work behind the scenes to monitor business regulations, advance educational outcomes, improve infrastructure, develop community leaders, and build economic growth. With new leadership set […]

Fulshear Branch Library Soft Opening Officially Slated For Dec 18

Fort Bend County Libraries is proud to announce that the new Fulshear Branch Library will open to the public at noon on Monday, December 18. Library staff only recently gained access to the building, so they have been working feverishly to make the library as ready as possible for the “soft opening” in December. A Grand Opening celebration and ribbon-cutting ceremony is planned for January, when county officials and library staff will showcase the full extent of resources […]

Winter Color for Your Garden

By Sandra Gray, Fort Bend County Master Gardener Compared to other seasons, winter can be a tough time for color in our gardens. In our part of Texas, your garden might be a bit dreary if you don’t make a special effort to add color. However, it’s possible if you are flexible about what constitutes color. Here are some suggestions to perk up your winter garden. [Note: all plants in this article are Texas Superstar […]

Fort Bend Christian Academy Student-Athletes Sign National Letters of Intent to Continue Athletic Careers at Collegiate Level

Sugar Land, Texas — Fort Bend Christian Academy students and families gathered on campus on Wednesday, November 8, to celebrate two outstanding athletes as they signed National Letters of Intent to play sports at the collegiate level. Jaelynn Lee has committed to play Division 1 softball for Bryant University in Rhode Island. She has played softball for 11 years and was a four year varsity letterman at FBCA. In addition to playing for FBCA, Jaelynn […]

Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce Launches National Civics Bee®

Fort Bend County, TX — The Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce proudly announces the launch of the 2024 National Civics Bee®, an initiative aimed at encouraging more young Americans to engage in civics and contribute to their communities. Organized in partnership with The Civic Trust® of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, the competition in Fort Bend County will inspire middle schoolers to become better informed about American democracy, to engage respectfully and constructively in […]

Central Fort Bend Chamber’s October Ribbon Cuttings

November 7, 2023 – RICHMOND, TX – The Central Fort Bend Chamber and the community had a lot to celebrate in October 2023 with four Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies. The first was held on October 6th for T & L Event Center, located at 2601 Cartwright Rd., Suite B in Missouri City, TX 77459. T & L Event Center offers a space built for any event and various packages to turn your event into an experience. […]

Inside Texas Politics Notes from the Fort Bend Delegation

The Central Fort Bend Chamber, the Fort Bend Chamber and the Fort Bend Economic Development Council are hosting the “Inside Texas Politics – Notes from the Fort Bend Delegation” Luncheon on December 11, 2023, at Safari Texas Ranch, 11627 FM 1464, Richmond, TX from 11:30AM – 1:30PM. The panel discussion will include State Senators Joan Huffman of District 17 and Lois Kolkhorst of District 18 and State Representatives Jacey Jetton of District 26 and Suleman […]

Learn Basics Of Environmental Conservation At Libraries’ Online Sustainability Club

Fort Bend County Libraries’ (FBCL) “Living Sustainably Club” will meet online on Monday, November 20, from 6:00 to 7:00 pm. The topic for the month will be “Living Sustainably 101.” FBCL’s Living Sustainably Club programs are livestreamed through Webex so that participants can participate virtually and interact with others in real time. This monthly club is an online one by choice — a conscious effort to minimize the carbon footprint by reducing the use of fossil […]

Libraries to Close in Observance of  Veterans Day

All branches of Fort Bend County Libraries, which include the Cinco Ranch Branch Library and the Mission Bend Branch Library, will be closed Friday, November 10, in observance of Veterans Day.  Regular library hours will resume on Saturday, November 11. Your online library is always open at for searching the catalog, renewing books or placing holds, streaming movies and music, downloading e-books, or using the research databases. For more information, call the library system’s Communications Office at 281-633-4734.