Fulshear

Memorial Day 2020

Every crisis has new heroes. During the 9/11 attacks, they were the first responders running into burning and crumbling buildings as others ran out.  Now, during the Coronavirus pandemic, the most visible heroes are the health care professionals, who are saving others and risking their own lives while doing so. These heroes have much in common with the people that we honor today – America’s fallen veterans. They are men and women who have sacrificed […]

Art Rock Project Gains Momentum During Coronavirus Shutdown

The Watts siblings, a cousin and friends, shown here in a photo from 2017, hold up rocks they painted to launch CCR Rocks, a painted rock Facebook group that has gained momentum during coronavirus stay-at-home orders.

(Fulshear, TX – April 29, 2020)      —        What began as a fun, how-far-can-it-go experiment three years ago has taken on new meaning and new life during the coronavirus stay-at-home mandates. Brent and Gail Watts were vacationing at Dinosaur Valley State Park with their children during spring break in 2017 when they happened upon a painted rock on a hike. On one side of the rock was painted an invitation to join a Facebook group, take a […]

Cornyn: Greater Houston Area Airports to Receive $201M in Coronavirus Relief Funds

WASHINGTON – Several airports in the Greater Houston area were awarded a number of federal grants totaling $200,953,087 as economic relief following the economic distress caused by the outbreak of the novel coronavirus, U.S. Sen. John Cornyn announced today. The funding, which was appropriated by Congress last month as part of the CARES Act, comes through the U.S. Department of Transportation. You can read more about these grants here. “As Texas reels from the economic destruction caused by the […]

Chefs Alex Au-Yeung And Cuc Lam Unite To Launch Yelo, A Banh Mi Bistro

YELO Two of Houston’s Culinary Favorites Partner to Offer Craft Banh Mi in Katy Asian Town KATY, TEXAS – Get ready to visit Katy for a different kind of banh mi experience. Chef-owner Alex Au-Yeung of Phat Eatery has teamed up with chef and pop-up dinner queen Cuc Lam to convert the space next to his popular Malaysian restaurant into a new all-day concept. YELO, a Vietnamese sandwich shop specializing in craft banh mi and specialty […]

Salute To Business 2020

Friday, April 24th 11AM to 1PM The Fulshear-Katy Area Chamber of Commerce is excited to host Salute to Business 2020 with the 48th Governor of Texas Greg Abbott as the Keynote Speaker. We invite the community to attend this luncheon and reflect on the past year and be inspired for the new year. This year’s Presenting Sponsor is our very own Fulshear Friendly Walmart. Sponsorship opportunities and Individual tickets are available now at www.FulshearKaty.com. This […]

Fulshear Book Clubs Announce March Reading Selections  

Share your love of reading with other book lovers at one of the book clubs that meet monthly at Fort Bend County Libraries’ Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library, 8100 FM 359 South in Fulshear. New members are always welcome. The next meeting of the Fulshear Book Club will take place on Monday, March 16, beginning at 12:00 noon, in the Meeting Room of the library. The book to be discussed is In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American […]

Hear About Fulshear & Fort Bend History At Library Program               

In recognition of Texas History Month in March, Fort Bend County Libraries will present a special program on “Fulshear & Fort Bend History” on Monday, March 16, beginning at 6:30 pm, in the Meeting Room of the Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library, located at 8100 FM 359 South in Fulshear. Claire Rogers, executive director of the Fort Bend History Association, will share fascinating stories about the history of Fort Bend County since the time of Stephen F. […]

March Children’s Programs At Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library  

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library, 8100 FM 359 South in Fulshear, presents a variety of free children’s programs — Toddler Time, Preschool Story Time, and After-School Breaks — every month. These programs are free and open to the public. The schedule for March is as follows: Toddler Time — Tuesdays at 10:15 am — offers caregiver/child activities, stories and songs for older babies, from 1 to 3 years of age. The program dates […]

Central Fort Bend Chamber Brings HYPE Summit to Fort Bend County

The Central Fort Bend Chamber and the Young Professionals Division are excited to announce our second annual workshop geared toward young professionals and students preparing to enter the workforce – HYPE Summit 2020.  The goal of the HYPE Summit is to provide individuals with information, education, inspiration and motivation to aid in “Helping Young Professionals Excel” (HYPE).  This is a unique opportunity for young (and young-at-heart) professionals to learn valuable information and skills from industry […]

February Children’s Programs At Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library  

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library, 8100 FM 359 South in Fulshear, presents a variety of free children’s programs — Toddler Time, Preschool Story Time, and After-School Breaks — every month. These programs are free and open to the public. The schedule for February is as follows: Toddler Time — Tuesdays at 10:15 am — offers caregiver/child activities, stories and songs for older babies, from 1 to 3 years of age. The program dates […]