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University Branch Library presents artist demonstration of painting with watercolors

Fort Bend County Libraries, in conjunction with Sugar Land Area Artists, will present a special artist demonstration of “Painting with Watercolors” at the University Branch Library on Saturday, April 26, beginning at 10:30 am, with a meeting followed by the demonstration, in the Small Meeting Room of the library, located at 14010 University Blvd in […]

Michael Breton earns the rank of Eagle Scout

Michael Breton, of Sugar Land, earned the highest advancement award with the Boy Scouts of America, the Eagle Scout. Breton was recognized in a ceremony on Saturday, April 5, at the Deren-Huff Scout House in Katy.  During the ceremony, a bagpiper began the color guard processional and was led by Scouts and Scouters of Troop […]

Girl Scout Brownie Troop donates to Lunches of Love


Brownie Troop 152013 donated 134 boxes of Girls Scout Cookies($536) to Lunches of Love.

Exchange Club of Rosenberg observes Child Abuse Awareness Month

The Exchange Club of Rosenberg marked April as Child Abuse Awareness Month by forming a ‘human’ blue ribbon.

The Blue Ribbon Campaign began in Virginia in 1989 when a grandmother, Bonnie W. Finney, tied a blue ribbon to the antenna of her van “to make people wonder.”  The explanation she gave  to inquisitive community members was a tragic story about the abuse of her grandchildren, which ultimately led to the brutal death of […]

Ladybugs hold tea/luncheon at Serenitea Tea Room

Ladybugs attending the Ladybug tea/luncheon included (l to r) Vicki Latham, Sharon Harry, Robin Brown, Velvet Rojubokan, Patsy Laurel, and Dr. Eugenia Bromstrom.

The Ladybugs had a wonderful tea/luncheon recently in Fort Bend and while there,  they prepared lots of stuffed Easter Eggs to deliver to patrons in Fort Bend area facilities for the elderly and mentally challenged. The Ladybugs are a social/civic group since 2007 and they love to spread joy to the patrons in Fort Bend at […]

Sushi demonstration offered at Sienna Branch Library

In celebration of Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month in May, Fort Bend County Libraries’ Sienna Branch Library will present a Japanese sushi-making demonstration on Saturday, May 3, beginning at 2:00 pm, in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 8411 Sienna Springs Blvd in Missouri City. Carl Rosa, founder of the Sushi Club of Houston, […]

Suburban Sugar Land Women presents 11 FBISD scholarships to FBISD students

In recognition of 25 years of service to the community, Suburban Sugar Land Women (SSLW) presented 12 Fort Bend County high school students with 2014 Academic and Competitive Scholarships.  Among the recipients are 11 Fort Bend ISD students. The FBISD scholarship recipients:  • Erin Breaux, Hightower High School (Prairie View A&M  University, Nursing) •  Chelsea […]

50th Anniversary celebrates the signing of the Civil Rights Act

Shown at the Summit is the Honorable Rodney Griffin and Ambassador Andrew Young.

  Rodney Griffin of Missouri City and the Texas Democratic Party was guest of President Barack Obama at the Civil Rights Summit.  Griffin praised the president’s speech with the NBC  Washington D.C. Affiliate, saying  ”The President captured the essence of President Johnson, the Man and the Legacy”. Others in attendance were, First Lady Michelle Obama, […]

Richmond Poet reads in New York


In celebration of National Poetry Month, Richmond poet, Terry Jude Miller, participated in a poetry reading in Oceanside, New York in April.Other poets who read at the event included Nepal poet, Yuyutsu R. D. Sharma, and New York poets, Terri Muuss, and Matt Pasca, and Ocean.In the photo from left to right, are Peggy Mann (Oceanside musician), […]

Fort Bend County volunteer group wins 2014 Mentor Award

The Fort Bend County Medical Reserve Corps (FBCMRC), a volunteer organization, was recognized nationally when they were awarded the 2014 Mentor Award. “We are so proud of the great work our Medical Reserve Corps does,” said Dr. M. desVignes-Kendrick, Director of Fort Bend County Health and Human Services. “They work diligently to coordinate and train […]

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