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SLPOA announces 3rd Annual College Scholarship Program

The Sugar Land Police Officers’ Association has announced its 3rd annual Scholarship Program for 2014.  This is the third year of the Scholarship award. The SLPOA will offer a $1,000 scholarship available to graduating seniors of each of the five high schools in the City of Sugar Land.  Graduating seniors from Dulles H.S., Kempner H.S., […]

QV Proud Hotline 04/16/14

NEW BUILDING UNDER CONSTRUCTION: A new 5,075 square foot automotive business is under construction at 3801 FM 1092 just west of Lowes, near the intersection of FM 1092 and Highway 6. TWO NEW EMERGENCY ROOMS: “First Choice Emergency Room” is the second of this type of Facility for which building permit plans have been submitted. […]

The Afterburner 04/16/14

By LeaAnne Klentzman   Get A Rope! – As if paying to park on a roadway (Westpark Toll Road!) does not stand your hair on end enough, just wait. This is what happens when you leave even a quasi-government operation unattended. Here’s the deal… Seems your toll Road Authority, their Guru or their Guru’s crony on […]

5th Annual Fort Bend Empty Bowls fundraising event honors The George Foundation


The Grand Ballroom at Safari Texas Ranch was full of excitement and energy on Friday, March 28th at the 5th Annual Fort Bend Empty Bowls fundraiser, as over 600 guests mingled about; shopping through hundreds of auction items, browsing the hand-painted “empty” bowls, platters, mugs and pet dishes, while sampling tasty soups generously provided by  […]

Fort Bend Education Foundation to recruit new volunteers at spring luncheon


On April 29, the Fort Bend Education Foundation’s Angels of Education Auxiliary will host a luncheon for prospective members. Interested volunteers are invited to hear about the Foundation’s programs and volunteer opportunities. J. Patrick Homes in Aliana is graciously providing lunch at one of their model homes, and there will be door prizes drawn for […]

Quail Valley Exchange Club & Tip of the packs care packages for our troops in Afghanistan


One of our volunteer “Boots on the Ground” groups, Quail Valley Exchange Club, coordinated an epic packing for 166 Marines and Sailors just deployed to Afghanistan. They packed 140 care packages filled with specially requested items from our troops still down range. It was truly a pleasure to attend this joint care package project with […]

The Fort Bend Foodie 04/16/14

Keeping it local Kudos goes to the Fort Bend County Museum docents for keeping it local with every aspect of planning including the catering at the Lone Star Stomp last Saturday. Our own Braman Winery provided the wine for the evening and the Fort Bend Brewery provided the beer. Catering the food for the event […]

Pink in the Park set for Friday, May 23

Join Memorial Hermann and the Sugar Land Skeeters for this year’s Pink Out game, Friday, May 23, Constellation Field, Sugar Land, 6:15 p.m.,  in support of breast cancer awareness.  Commemorative pink baseball jerseys will be auctioned off to benefit the Memorial Hermann Breast Care Centers. Survivors are invited to register for the pre-game ceremony, and […]

Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital honors Organ Donor Awareness Month by lighting the hospital green

Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital is honoring all organ donors and organ recipients during Organ Donor Awareness Month with green lighting on the front of the hospital building throughout the month of April. Organ Donor Awareness Month occurs every April as a way to encourage the public to become organ, eye and tissue donors and […]

Katy cheer coach faces another allegation


By LeaAnne Klentzman  In late October 2013, a Fort Bend County teen made an outcry over sexual abuse committed against her when she was a student at the Xcel Athletics Cheer Gym near Katy, Texas. At the time of the initial investigation it was determined that the actual abuse occurred in Harris County but officials […]

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