Fort Bend

How to Network, Prospect, and Develop New Business

The Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce’s Business and Professional Division will host an informative event, “How to Network, Prospect, and Develop New Business” with Glenn Smith of Glenn Smith Executive Coaching. This session, moderated by King Banerjee, FBCC Business & Professional Division Chair, will be held Wednesday, August 11, 2021 at the Fort Bend Chamber office, 445 Commerce Green Blvd., Sugar Land, TX 77478 from 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM. Join us as Glenn teaches participants how […]

2021 Fort Bend Chamber Challenge Golf Tournament Presented by Fluor

The Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce will host the 2021 Chamber Challenge Golf Tournament presented by Fluor Corporation on Monday, November 15th from 7:30 AM – 3:30 PM at the beautiful Riverbend Country Club located in Sugar Land, TX. Join us for a relaxing day on the greens at this annual fundraising event. Players can enjoy the fun and festivities while making meaningful connections! Proceeds from the event will benefit the Fort Bend Chamber’s programs and initiatives. Registration […]

Teens Can Earn Volunteer-Service Hours With Libraries’ Advisory Councils

This summer, Fort Bend County Libraries (FBCL) will offer fun, online programs specifically designed for high school-age teens in grades 9 through 12. The programs will be either live-streamed via Webex or pre-recorded videos. Registration is required for the live-streamed programs only. An email with the link for the Webex meeting will be sent to all who register on FBCL’s online virtual calendar. To register for a live-streamed program or to view the how-to videos, […]

Fort Bend County Fair Mutton Bustin’ RETURNS!

2019 mutton buster

Bring on the sheep! Mutton Bustin’ returns to the 2021 Fort Bend County Fair. This year’s registration will be only online at fortbendcountyfair.com. Online registration will open on Tuesday, August 10th at 8:00 AM. Children 4-7 years of age and who weigh less than 55 lbs the day of the competition are eligible to compete. In the past few years, parents have camped outside of the fairgrounds to guarantee their child’s spot in the competition. […]

  Libraries Present Online Demonstrations For Craft & Hobby Enthusiasts

Fort Bend County Libraries will present a series of online, craft- and hobby-themed virtual activities and video demonstrations this summer to introduce people to new hobbies and activities, and to give current crafters inspiration and new ideas. Registration is required for the live-streamed programs ONLY. The demonstration videos can be viewed by selecting “Virtual Programs” on the “Classes and Events” tab on the Fort Bend County Libraries website – www.fortbend.lib.tx.us – and finding the programs on the […]

Learning English? Get Practice At Libraries’ ESL Conversation Circles

Are you learning to speak English? Would you like some practice in a casual, informal atmosphere? Fort Bend County Libraries presents a program for individuals of all nationalities who would like a place to practice their English language and conversation skills. The “ESL Conversation Circles” provide an opportunity for non-English-speaking people discuss topics of their own choosing while practicing their English skills. The ESL Conversation Circles will be live-streamed virtual sessions presented via Webex; they will NOT be […]

Fun In The Sun Now Could Mean Problems Later

Genna Lubrano, MD

Summer is now upon us and many of us are looking forward to enjoying some “fun in the sun”.  Spending time outside is a great way to be physically active, reduce stress, and spend time with loved ones, however without properly protecting your skin from the sun, you are inadvertently increasing your risk of skin cancer. And let’s not forget about those other undesirable physical signs of sun damage: wrinkles, discoloration, and leathery appearing skin. […]

Cinco Ranch Literary Lunch League To Discuss “An Irish Country Doctor” Online In August

Fort Bend County Libraries (FBCL) will offer an online option for book-club meetings this summer – all book-club meetings will take place online through Webex/Zoom so that readers can interact with others in real time and participate from home! Fort Bend County Libraries’ book clubs represent a wide variety of books and genres. Book clubs that were previously specific to particular branches can now be enjoyed by readers all across the library system. Books can […]

FREE VACCINATIONS: Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center to offer free drive-thru immunizations to Fort Bend children

BY APPOINTMENT ONLY Thursday, July 29 Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center and Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Greater Houston/Galveston have joined forces to provide free drive-thru immunizations to children in Fort Bend County. Drive-thru immunizations will take place at Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center. To receive vaccinations, participants must schedule an appointment beforehand. Children, 0 to 18 years of age, who need Children must qualify for the Vaccines for Children Program (no insurance, have insurance that does not cover vaccines, […]

Child Advocates of Fort Bend Swears-In First Exclusively Male Volunteer Class

With a shortage of male volunteers and several cases that would best be served with a male advocate, Child Advocates of Fort Bend hosted a Volunteer Pre-Service Training exclusively for men called MEN OF CASA. “Studies show that children with a consistent, positive male influence in their lives achieve more academically, are more likely to abstain from using drugs, demonstrate greater ability to take initiative, have better physical well-being and better evidence of self-control,” stated […]