Fort Bend

Parkway Fellowship Church Celebrates 20 Years Serving and Supporting Fort Bend, West Harris, and Waller County

Parkway Fellowship Church is celebrating 20 years of serving and supporting Fort Bend, West Harris, and Waller County with a celebration for the entire community on Sunday, February 5th, at 9:00, 10:15, and 11:30 AM. The public is invited to join in this fun celebration. Each experience will feature free coffee, donuts, and birthday cake for attendees to enjoy, as well as other activities. There are also separate services uniquely designed for students and kids. […]

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

Fort Bend Christian Academy students and families gathered on campus on Wednesday, February 1, to celebrate five outstanding athletes as they signed National Letters of Intent to play sports at the collegiate level. Three athletes signed to play football, one signed to play football and baseball, and one athlete signed for cheerleading. Brady Dever has committed to play Division I Football and Baseball for Brown University in Rhode Island. He has played football for six […]

Cinco Ranch Branch Library Hosts Workshop For Job-Hunters

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library will present a special workshop for job hunters — “Job-Readiness Toolkit” — on Tuesday, February 28, from 6:00 to 7:30 pm, in the Multi-Purpose Room of the library, located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. Workforce Solutions’ Regional Facilitator Joshua Allmon will provide helpful tips for job hunters who would like to sharpen their job-hunting skills. Those attending this workshop will learn how to communicate more effectively by improving […]

Advocating for Public Education

Will Holleman; Raise Your Hand Texas; staff photo; 2022; Senior Director, Government Relations

The Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce’s Education Division will host an informative luncheon with Will Holleman, Senior Director of Government Relations, from Raise Your Hand Texas, highlighting the importance of advocacy for education. This event will be held Friday, February 17, 2023, from 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM at the Fort Bend Chamber. This event is generously sponsored by Wharton County Junior College. Topics to be discussed include: The top priorities for RYHT in the 88th LEGE Why we […]

Learn About Butterfly Gardening At Library Program

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Mission Bend Branch Library will present a program on “Butterfly Gardening” on Saturday, February 25, from 2:00 to 4:00 pm, in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 8421 Addicks Clodine Road, in northeast Fort Bend County. Fort Bend County Master Gardener Mary Parkhouse will talk about which plants attract different types of butterflies to gardens. She will also talk about five types of butterflies commonly found in this area, what they need […]

Celebrating Fort Bend At The 2023 Fort Bend Chairman’s Gala

The 5-Star Accredited Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce (FBCC) held their annual Gala on Friday, January 27, 2023, in the Texas Ballroom at Safari Texas Ranch. The annual event paid tribute to the leaders and volunteers of the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce who served the chamber in 2022 and welcomed the new leadership for 2023. FBCC celebrated a record year for new membership and welcomes in the new slate of dynamic leaders.  King Banerjee, […]

Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center Celebrates Children’s Voices With Interactive Activities And Live Performances

2023 Kids’ Committee salute with confetti cannon ceremony Saturday, Feb. 4, at 10:30 a.m. Sponsored by CEO Foundation Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center invites you to celebrate children’s rights and voices during Fort Bend Children’s Day – a special event featuring interactive activities and live performances honoring kids.  The event will kick off with a confetti cannon ceremony saluting this year’s Kids’ Committee members with a recognition and support from the CEO Foundation. WHY:   The […]

HUB Designation and Selling to Government

The Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce’s Business & Professional Division and Diversity Action Team is hosting “HUB Designation and Selling to Government” presented by Tim Jeffcoat, SBA and Ram Ramaswamy, University of Houston at the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce, 445 Commerce Green Blvd., Sugar Land on Thursday, February 16, 2023, from 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM. For those who are looking on how to become certified as a HUB (Historically underutilized business), you will not want to miss […]

Fort Bend Christian Academy Wins Top Award at National Junior Theater Festival

FBCA’s cast of ‘Godspell’ with their Outstanding Performance trophy at the Junior Theater Festival.

“ASL-Integrated Performance” shines on big stage with audience of 6,000+ attendees The directors and cast of Fort Bend Christian’s ‘Godspell JR’ company knew they had something special when they boarded their flight to Atlanta on Friday, January 13. It was their first time performing an ASL shadow performance of a musical, not a play. And it was their first time attending the enormous and respected Junior Theater Festival. With all of that in mind, the […]

Fort Bend County Office of Homeland Security Conducts Emergency Training Exercise

The Fort Bend County Office of Homeland Security, Emergency Management, conducted a full-scale training exercise to prepare for potential emergency weather events. The day-long exercise focused on Levee Improvement Districts (LIDs), and Municipal Utility Districts (MUSs). “It’s reassuring to see our levee operators taking part in emergency response drills,” Precinct 3 Commissioner Andy Meyers said. “Today, I visited the Bill Little Pump Station Operators in Sugar Land. I watched our levee operators’ response to a […]