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One-stop resource center serving Fort Bend County during COVID 19

On Tuesday, May 26, Fort Bend County Commissioner Ken R. DeMerchant announced the opening of a one-stop Resource Center in response to the uncertainties caused by COVID-19 in Fort Bend County. The pandemic has resulted in many facing job loss, food insecurities, and mental anxiety and stress. A DeMerchant Community Collaborative effort with the partnership of Jim “Mattress Mack” McIngvale of Gallery Furniture, Houston Food Bank, Fort Bend County Judge KP George, and Fort Bend […]

Central Fort Bend Chamber Social Distancing Scavenger Hunt Winners

Team Molina with OCuSOFT (From L to R) Jude & Ezra Molina in front of the Fort Bend County Fairgrounds playing air guitars

(ROSENBERG, TEXAS) On Saturday, May 16, 2020 fifteen teams with more than 70 people competed in the “I Spy With My Little Eye” Central Fort Bend Chamber Social Distancing Scavenger Hunt presented by OCuSOFT. The event was an opportunity for families and central Fort Bend residents to get out of the house, enjoy the outdoors, and have some good ole fashion fun. For two hours, participants traveled all over the Richmond/Rosenberg area solving clues and […]

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston and Houston Texans partner for virtual graduation ceremony for senior Club members

HOUSTON, May 18, 2020 – The annual Houston Texans graduation ceremony for Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston (BGCGH) high school seniors went virtual this year to ensure the health and safety of all participants. The event takes place each May at the Houston Texans Teen Club in the Heights area, but the celebration on May 15 was all done via Zoom with 38 graduates and several Club directors joining in the video conference from […]

Katy Goddard School Hosts Car Parade to Honor Teachers

Children, Families and Staff Celebrate Their Favorite Educators KATY, TX (MAY14, 2020) – To commemorate Teacher Appreciation Week, The Goddard School of Katy (Cinco Village Center), TX hosted a special event. On Friday, May 8, the school held a car parade to honor its teachers. Children, families, and staff all gathered to celebrate their favorite educators. Children rode by with their families to say ‘thank you’ to all of the teachers in attendance. “Our teachers strive […]

Katy ISD Announces Its 2020 Valedictorians and Salutatorians

KATY [May 11, 2020] – Katy ISD is proud to announce the top two students from each high school who are ranked highest academically in their respective graduating classes.  These students have worked extremely hard from the very first day of their ninth grade year until the last day of their senior year.  Many of them are now moving on to renowned colleges and universities throughout the nation.  The 2019-2020 valedictorians and salutatorians are: Cinco Ranch […]

Carolyn Henderson Celebrates 100th Birthday

This week a resident at a local assisted living community in Katy celebrated her 100th birthday!  Her loved ones came for a drive-up party to celebrate her at a distance. Her name is Carolyn Henderson and she is from Beaumont. She turned 100 on April 26. Her granddaughter wrote on Facebook – Happy 100 to my queen 👑! A champion golfer, world traveler, and a woman of great faith, she threw the best parties, had the chicest […]

The Meal Bus Collaborates with Fort Bend Senior Meals on Wheels

During these uncertain times, Fort Bend County Commissioner Ken R. DeMerchant’s “The Meal Bus” is racing ahead to serve the needs of the county. In collaboration with Fort Bend County Public Transportation, The Meal Bus is now able to deliver meals safely to the senior residents of Fort Bend County on behalf of Fort Bend Senior Meals on Wheels (FBSMW). The Meal Bus came into being when Commissioner DeMerchant saw an opportunity to repurpose Fort […]

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 […]