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Learn how to research your family history

Have you ever wondered where your ancestors came from?  Are you curious about their military service or medical history? Begin your family-history research at Fort Bend County Libraries’ Local History and Genealogy Department at George Memorial Library,1001 Golfview in Richmond. Library staff will present two programs in August to help the beginning family-history researcher start […]

Racing to end child abuse with Richmond Tire & Automotive

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Thanks to Firestone and Richmond Tire & Automotive, the Richmond community had a rare treat last week. On Thursday, June 19, over 300 adults and children were able to meet race legend Mario Andretti, take photographs and have him autograph their personal items. Local resident Helena Russell was ecstatic, “I’m his biggest fan and this […]

The Boxing Club Kids of Richmond

The Box Club kids: Front row: Alex, Vincent, Matthew, Jonathan; back row are: Azahel, Tony, Jonathan, David, Coach John Silva, Shania and Coach Juan Silva. Not shown, Assistant Coach Jesse Carrion

In Richmond, The Boxing Club, is not just a place where young boys and girls learn to fight, it is so much more. “The Boxing Club gives the kids a place to go after school, to keep them off the streets. Through our program, the kids learn self-respect, not to give up, to get back […]

Local quartet to perform at George Memorial Library

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Fort Bend County Libraries will feature a performance by “The 2nd Street Brass Quartet” on Sunday, July 27, beginning at 2:00 pm, in the Meeting Room at George Memorial Library, 1001 Golfview in Richmond. Enjoy a variety of musical pieces, from classical to swing and blues. The quartet features two trumpets, a French horn, and […]

Library’s family-history classes help researchers

Have you ever wondered where your ancestors came from? Are you curious about their military service or medical history? Begin your family-history research at Fort Bend County Libraries’ Local History and Genealogy Department at George Memorial Library, 1001 Golfview in Richmond. Library staff will present two programs in July to help the family-history researcher begin […]

Formal reading of United States Declaration of Independence at Fort Bend Co. Justice Center

To honor America and the freedoms we all enjoy, the Fort Bend County Criminal Defense Attorneys Association (FBCCDAA) will gather on the steps of the Fort Bend County Justice Center at 1422 Eugene Heimann Circle in Richmond, noon, Wednesday, July 3, for a formal reading of the United States Declaration of Independence. The public is […]

E.S.L. Book Club for non-English speakers to be held at library

An E.S.L. (English as a Second Language) Book Club will meet at George Memorial Library, 1001 Golfview in Richmond, on Thursday, July 3, beginning at 10:00 am, in the Learning Lab on the first floor of the library. The book to be discussed is The Bookshop, written by Penelope Fitzgerald. This monthly book club is […]

Chick-fil-A’s Bella Terra opened June 19

Campers traveling from Mississippi  as well as many from around the local area have set up their tents for the day. Their bellies are full from dinner and they have been playing a number of different games throughout the day.

Chick-fil-A opened a new Richmond stand-alone restaurant on June 19 at 5644 West Grand Parkway South. Owner/Operator Cliff Parker awarded free, one-year supply of Chick-fil-A meals to each of the 100 adults who made it through.  Featuring the chain’s newest interior and kitchen design, the new location has indoor seating for 132 with additional outdoor […]

Free Summer Movie Series @ George Memorial Library

Fort Bend County Libraries will feature a free Summer Movie Series at George Memorial Library, 1001 Golfview in Richmond, in July. A variety of movie genres, from animated family films to science-fiction thrillers, will be shown. On Monday, July 14, library patrons will be treated to a recently-released animated adventure film, set in a world […]

A Healing Environment in Healthcare – Fort Bend Art League and AccessHealth Collaborate

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A growing body of research has proven that environmental factors such as artwork can shift the experience of a stressful and fearful healthcare visit by reducing anxiety, the need for pain medication and one’s blood pressure. In an effort to provide a healing environment in healthcare, two area nonprofits are collaborating as over 18 different […]

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