Fort Bend

The Central Fort Bend Chamber Celebrates Its Members At The Hanava Nights Gala

On November 2, 2021, the Central Fort Bend Chamber held their Annual Gala and Awards Celebration at Safari Texas Infinity Ballroom with over 240 guests in attendance. Following dinner and the awards celebration, the guests were treated to the tunes of the Royal Dukes Band. For more than 111 years, the Central Fort Bend Chamber has been a leading catalyst for the businesses in our community. During the Gala, we celebrated those who have made […]

Ho, Ho, Holiday Events At Discovery Center!

Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center unwraps holiday magic! Open till 3 p.m. on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve When the holiday season rolls around, Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center – A Very Special Project of Children’s Museum Houston, invites you to unwrap the holiday magic, spread the joy and bring your family and friends to an exciting holiday experience which includes special events all month long! Find a whole new reason for the season! Bring […]

Partnerships Lead to Great Homes for Children: Child Advocates and Its Partners Celebrate National Adoption Day

Fort Bend County 328th and 387th and 505th District Courts Finalize 13 Adoptions The Honorable Judge Walter Armatys and The Honorable Judge Janet B. Heppard and The Honorable Judge Kali Morgan finalized 13 adoptions on Friday in celebration of National Adoption Day. An Additional 17 children were adopted out of the foster care system earlier this year. The Fort Bend County 328th, 387th, and 505th District Courts joined courts across the country in opening their doors on National Adoption Day […]

2021 Fort Bend Chamber Challenge Golf Tournament Presented by: Fluor

First_Place_Team - Si Environmental

The sold-out, record setting, history-making Fort Bend Chamber Challenge Golf Tournament was held at the beautiful Riverbend Country Club. The player’s enjoyed picture perfect Chamber Challenge weather. The first place winners of the 2021 Chamber Challenge Golf Tournament went to Si Environmental, second place winners were Seth & Alexander Advisors, LLC and third place went to Sterling Physical Therapy & Wellness. A history – making hole in one was made by Ken Head with Savant Energy. Head will […]

We are requesting the public’s assistance in locating next of kin for the following deceased individuals

GENE NGUYEN HOANG – Asian Male, 45 Years: Mr. Hoang died in the 15500 block of Dawnbrook Drive in Houston, TX on 10/18/2021. Please call the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences at 832-927-5000 and refer to case ML21-4939. (https://www.namus.gov/UnclaimedPersons/Case#/86027) GEANENE MAGEE FENSKE – White Female, 74 Years: Ms. Fenske died in the 6200 block of South Briar Knoll Drive in Houston, TX on 10/25/2021. Please call the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences at 832-927-5000 and refer to case ML21-5035. (https://www.namus.gov/UnclaimedPersons/Case#/86485) […]

Libraries Present Online Demonstrations For Craft & Hobby Enthusiasts

Fort Bend County Libraries will present a series of online, craft- and hobby-themed video demonstrations this month to introduce people to new hobbies and activities, and to give current crafters inspiration and new ideas. These programs will be online; they will NOT take place in the library. Links to the videos will be posted on FBCL’s online calendar on the designated date, and they can be viewed at any time. The December schedule is as […]

Libraries’ Introductory Technology Videos Include Business Resources

Fort Bend County Libraries (FBCL) will present a series of introductory online demonstrations in December to introduce people to various aspects of computer use and technology. These how-to tutorials can be viewed on the Fort Bend County Libraries website – www.fortbend.lib.tx.us – by clicking on the “Classes and Events” tab, selecting “Virtual Programs,” and finding the virtual “class” on the dates listed. Some of the topics include multiple sub-topics, and participants can choose to view the whole […]

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

Fort Bend County Libraries (FBCL) offers fun, online programs specifically designed for high school-age teens in grades 9 through 12. In December, the programs will be live-streamed via Webex, and registration is required. These activities will be online ONLY; they will NOT be in-person. Young Adult Advisory Councils “YA Advisory Council” – Tuesday, December 14, 4:00-5:00 pm; Wednesday, December 15, 4:00-5:00 pm; Tuesday, December 21, 4:00-5:00 pm; or Wednesday, December 22, 4:00-5:00 pm. Teens can earn volunteer-service hours by […]

Libraries Offer In-Person Pajama Night Story Time In December

Fort Bend County Libraries (FBCL) will present in-person Pajama Night Story Time during the weeks of December 1 through 16, in the meeting rooms of the libraries. The activity will take place at different libraries each week. During Pajama Night Story Time, families with children of all ages will enjoy stories, songs, and action rhymes. Craft packets will be given out at the end of each program, so that children may take them home to enjoy. Pajama Night […]

Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office to Host Hiring Expo

By George Slaughter The Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office is continuing its recruiting efforts by hosting a hiring expo to be held at 4 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. Saturday at the Gus George Law Enforcement Academy, 1521 Eugene Heimann Circle, in Richmond. As the county grows, so does the need for law enforcement personnel. The sheriff’s office campaign has focused on hiring new patrol deputies, detention officers, and 911 dispatchers. Interested applicants must register […]