National Charity League, Inc. welcomes first Sugar Land chapter

The National Charity League, Inc., Sugar Land Jewels Chapter (NCL, Inc.) held its first Spring Kick Off meeting on April 27 at the T.E. Harman Center in Sugar Land. With over 200 members, the NCL, Inc., Sugar Land Jewels Chapter has a strong future in the city. National Charity League, Inc. is a non-profit national […]

Spazmatics in concert

The Spazmatics, a popular ’80s cover band, performs a post-game concert June 9 at Constellation Field after the Sugar Land Skeeters beat the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs 7-4. Thousands of people remained after the game to watch the concert.

Local cancer survivors celebrate life at Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital event

More than 300 cancer survivors and guests joined staff and physicians from Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital on June 2 to celebrate the 30th annual National Cancer Survivors Day at the Sugar Land Marriott Town Square. The tropical-themed event, titled “Survivors: Let’s Wipeout Cancer,” featured a resource fair, live music, fun dancing and a delicious, […]

Crowded shelter prompts special adoption fees

The Sugar Land Animal Shelter is offering a special adoption rate of $55 for dogs and $40 for cats through Aug. 6. Any pets who have been at the shelter for more than 30 days are only $20. The normal fee of $110 for dogs and $95 for cats is being slashed to find forever […]

Sugar Land updates council’s rules of ethical conduct

Sugar Land City Council recently adopted a new Code of Ethical Conduct for city officials that establishes an independent review board and ensures the integrity of the city’s purchasing process among other requirements. The document was approved after a citizen committee spent months researching best practices and obtaining public input. Sugar Land’s previous ethics code […]

Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine to host annual sports physicals

Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine at Sugar Land offers annual student physicals for Fort Bend ISD, Alief ISD, Stafford MSD and any other student athlete needing a physical. The physicians have been associated with local school districts for more than 17 years and have donated more than $500,000 back to those communities. The University […]

George Foundation elects Mefford to board

The trustees of The George Foundation recently elected Ruthanne Mefford of Sugar Land to serve as trustee for a special seven-year term. Mefford replaces outgoing trustee Pat McDonald, who was appointed to the board in 2008 and served a total of nine years including the role of chairman from 2012-2014. “The board of trustees is […]

Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital’s new arts program for cancer survivors provides opportunity for expression, healing

Fort Bend area cancer survivors now have a new artistic outlet to help with emotions surrounding their life-changing experience. Thriving Through Creative Arts is a complimentary expressive art program designed for local cancer survivors and administered by Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital. The program gives survivors the opportunity to express their thoughts and feelings about […]

Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center’s first birthday

Sugar Land Mayor Pro Tem Himesh Gandhi holds a proclamation in honor of Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center’s first birthday bash while surrounded by children and supporters at the party Saturday. In addition to celebrating its first anniversary, the center recently welcomed its 100,000th visitor.

Thermo Fisher Scientific cleans contaminated city ditch

Thermo Fisher has removed contamination from 13 properties and the City of Sugar Land’s ditch near Thermo Fisher’s facility at 1410 Gillingham Lane. Remediation and restoration of the City’s ditch is complete. The Department of State Health Services (DSHS) will be completing verification surveys on City property as well as other affected properties over the […]

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