Archive for: November, 2013

Stocking stuffers available for holidays to benefit pet adoptions  

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Sugar Land Animal Services will help sell plush puppies at this year’s Christmas Tree Lighting event to support efforts that place dogs and cats with caring families. Look for the shelter’s booth in Sugar Land Town Square on Dec. 5 from 5 – 8 p.m. to learn about adoptable animals, programs provided by Animal Services […]

Stroke and osteoporosis screenings coming to Missouri City

Residents living in and around the Missouri City, Texas community can be screened to reduce their risk of having a stroke or bone fracture.  Fort Bend Family YMCA will host Life Line Screening on 12-18-13.  The site is located at 4433 Cartwright Rd in Missouri City.  Heino Erichsen from The Woodlands, TX, participated in a […]

Food & clothing drive at Snowfest Parade set for Saturday, December 7

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Looking for a fun and meaningful way to get into the holiday spirit? Head out to the Missouri City Snowfest Parade on Saturday, December 7, beginning at 9:00 a.m., and bring non-perishable food items and gently used clothing which will be donated to East Fort Bend Human Needs Ministry. The Snowfest Parade will take place […]

Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital uses advanced 3D CT scan technology for facial reconstructive surgery

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Bryan Godoy is a fit and healthy 17-year-old who is extremely active and passionate about sports. He had just graduated high school and was looking forward to starting college when he was accidentally kicked in the face during a soccer game.  The bones supporting his left eye and left face were shattered and deformed, pushed […]

“Take A Stand” on bullying with 6th grade students

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Texas A&M AgriLife Extension of Fort Bend County and the Sugar Land Skeeters partnered together to take on bullying at Wessendorff Middle School in Rosenberg. Lessons were conducted for 457 sixth graders, one lesson per week, winning the game with Skeeter’s mascot Moe’s home run during a lesson on teamwork. Divided into five parts, Take […]

Seniors Helping Seniors help make senior citizens lives a little easier

Companion care is vital to our seniors making their life a little easier.

Seniors Helping Seniors is a non-medical, companion care organization that helps make life a little easier for Fort Bend seniors by providing services such as light housekeeping, cooking, transportation to doctor appointments, grocery shopping, hair and nail appointments, mobility assistance, respite care and more. Seniors Helping Seniors President Mike Alexander said, “We provide services that […]

Copper thief hits Rosenberg restaurant

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By LeaAnne Klentzman  A brazen thief strikes Human Garden restaurant in daylight. Thursday morning as Hunan Garden restaurant employees arrived for work they discovered they had no electrical power. Further investigation revealed that someone had stolen the copper wiring as well as other metal components from the commercial site in the alleyway. The cost to […]

Public’s help needed in identifying home invasion suspects

By LeaAnne Klentzman The second home invasion robbery in as many weeks in a Fresno subdivision east Fort Bend County has neighbors on edge. Fort Bend Crimes Stoppers, Inc. is willing to pay a cash reward for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the three suspects involved in any of the cases. […]

Special Crime Alert

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By LeaAnne Klentzman A Special Crime Alert has been issued by Fort Bend Crime Stoppers after the “Fort Bend Star” broke the story on a residential burglary reported by an alert neighbor. Sheriff’s spokesman Bob Haenel said, “Fort Bend County Crimes Stoppers, Inc. will pay a cash reward for information leading to the arrest and […]

Kids for Kindness hosts clothing drive

Front Row:  Gabby Champion, Taylor Maughn, Gabriel Arciniegas, Alyse Forcher, Alexa Koler, & Nicholas Flowers; Middle Row:  Suzanne Stavinoha, Counselor; Ethan Macdonel, Tyler Dean, Bryce MCcray, Britton Bielitz, Sean Summers, Kaeli Boubel, & Amber Twilley;  Back Row:  Jill Duban, Common Threads Director; Alexandra Champion, Liam Dawdy, Justice Carter-Brown, Noelle Marsh, Alyson Hardin, Matthew Angell, Garrett Huseman, Tori Maughn, & Michelle Koerth, Principal.

Campbell Elementary’s Kids for Kindness club hosted a “White T-shirts & Blue Jeans Drive” for Lamar CISD’s Common Threads. As Common Threads prepares for the cold winter months, our students brought in clothing items for others in need.  Twenty-five bags of clothing were collected and delivered to Common Threads is located at 710 Houston Street, […]

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