Keep Sugar Land Beautiful honored with Sustained Excellence Award

Compiled by Joe Southern Keep Sugar Land Beautiful was recently honored with a Sustained Excellence Award at the Governor’s Community Achievement Awards (GCAA), one of the most prestigious annual environmental awards in Texas. Ten communities won the top GCAA honors with Sugar Land and Katy being among the 37 that scored above a 90 for […]

Cullinan Park Conservancy hires first executive director

Cullinan Park Conservancy (CPC) recently welcomed Angie Wierzbicki as its first executive director. Wierzbicki officially assumed the part-time role on Feb. 15. “The conservancy board is excited to take this next step with the organization and for this position to be filled by Angie,” said Gary Tuma, CPC President. “As the conservancy has now surpassed […]

Cullinan Park development donations top $1 million

Sugar Land City Council recently approved a contribution of more than $573,700 from the Cullinan Park Conservancy. The contribution builds on $500,000 provided from the conservancy last year for the future development of Cullinan Park – 754 acres of mostly inaccessible forest and wetlands north of Sugar Land Regional Airport. The conservancy will continue fundraising […]

All in the family: Couple leads local environmental efforts

By Joe Southern jsouthern@fortbendstar.com Paul and Angie Wierzbicki moved to Fort Bend County in 2008 when Paul was hired as Missouri City’s first city forester. In February, Angie was hired as the Cullinan Park Conservancy’s first executive director, making them Fort Bend County’s leading environmental family. The environment, or more specifically how people interact with […]

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Sustainable farm, Loam Agronomics, opens in Richmond

The Edible Group, the parent company that owns Edible Earth Resources, Agmenity and Farmstead, have begun planting and developing its 288-acre sustainable farm in Richmond: Loam Agronomics. This farm is one of the largest farms of its kind in the Houston-area. Right now, the farm is focused on production for its CSA program. In the […]

Ocean Star celebrates 20th anniversary with open house

The Offshore Energy Center is hosting an open house April 26 to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig and Museum. The public is invited to the open house, celebrating 20 years as a unique and quality museum. Admission is free for the day. The Offshore Energy Center is committed to […]

OCuSOFT getting ready for Le Cirque Gala

OCuSOFT, Inc. will join Exchange Club of Sugar Land as Ringmaster Sponsor for Child Advocates of Fort Bend’s 17th annual gala – Le Cirque, a whimsical, fantastical ball, on Saturday, April 29, at the Sugar Land Marriott Town Square. “We’ll have Cirque du Soleil style entertainment, a live auction, silent auction, raffle, wine pull, dinner […]

Sugar Land men promoted on Special Olympics board

City of Sugar Land Assistant City Manager Steve Griffith has been promoted to the vice chair position on Special Olympics Texas’ (SOTX) Board of Directors a year after returning to the board in at-large role as the board’s treasurer. In his place, Western Container Corporation Chief Financial Officer Dale Hosack of Sugar Land has been […]

Second Mile Mission holding annual banquet

Last year, Fort Bend County families were affected by devastating flooding as the Brazos River breached its banks. The flood and the community response will be the focus of Second Mile Mission’s 13th Annual Banquet on April 7. At the banquet the organization will honor Cliff and Karen Parker, who established Second Mile as an […]

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