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28th Annual Spaghetti Dinner Nears: Exchange Club of Sugar Land benefits community

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Honoring its mission of service programs relating to Americanism, community service, youth, and child abuse prevention, the Exchange Club of Sugar Land is hosting its annual Spaghetti Dinner next Friday, Feb. 20, 5 – 8 p.m. at Flour Corporation.  This is the highly anticipated family-friendly event that highlights costume decked out, local law enforcement agency […]

Clements student visit to China: Opportunity to see place in global reality

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By Elsa Maxey It was just the other day, when this 17 year old FBISD junior from Clements High School would wear only slippers in the “home” of his host family in Foshan, China, who lives on the entire 17th floor of a high rise building. Foshan in the Chenchang District of China is a […]

Taking the Stage…Billy Stritch 13th annual gala’s honoree

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By Elsa Maxey  As promised by SLCAF Executive Director Chad Muska, there were dazzling performances at the 2015 Founders’ Ball, the 13th annual event, presented by Classic Chevrolet and the Sugar Land Cultural Arts Foundation (SLCAF).  Gala Co-chairs, Donna Molho and Bridget Yeung, led an impressive lineup of committees with connections to an equally distinguished […]

Fort Bend ISD teacher reigns as Ms. Texas America 2015

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Crown for a purpose Regina Crafter of Missouri City, preparing for this year’s Ms. American Pageant finals, is Ms. Texas America 2015, a title awarded to her recently by the Ms. America® Pageant.  “I’m your neighbor,” said the 14-year local area resident, who came to Fort Bend from Dayton, Ohio, where she earned her master’s […]

Health & wellness challenge

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Objective: Fort Bend to shed a million pounds this year By Elsa Maxey “Today is the day Fort Bend takes the million pound challenge and begins to create a culture of wellness,” declares Nicole Volek, Shape Up Fort Bend (SUFB) board official. This statement is about the challenge over the course of one year that […]

Spirit of Christmas holiday season

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TriCity Business Alliance commits to Fort Bend Habitat fundraiser By Elsa Maxey An important part of the holiday season is charitable giving and with this in mind, members of the TriCity Biz Alliance stepped up to do just that in keeping with the spirit of the season. In an announcement to the Fort Bend Habitat for Humanity […]

Chautauqua Talk chronicles Greater Fort Bend EDC evolution

By Elsa Maxey The Greater Fort Bend Economic Development Council (EDC) came into being as “the mother of the recession.” Herb Appel, a founder of the organization, shares this and significant milestone about the public/private partnership that started in 1986, where he served from its inception as President for 20 years through 2006.  Both he and Jeff […]

2015 Founders Ball in the making

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Event promotes cultural arts Ladies and Gentlemen, Billy Stritch!  This is what Nancy Porter, active social and civic leader, has been backing on behalf of the Sugar Land Cultural Arts Foundation for its upcoming 2015 Founders Ball set for Jan. 17.  Next month at Safari Texas, this will be a tribute to Billy Stritch’s work. […]

Sugar Plum Market kicks off holidays

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By Elsa Maxey elsa@fortbendstar.com The 14th annual Sugar Plum Market organized by Fort Bend Junior Service League with Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital as its title and presenting sponsor along with the City of Stafford as the venue sponsor, again shows that holiday shoppers’ expectations were more than just met.  Some say they were exceeded […]

Twas a country fall affair FUMC’s 20th festival celebrates season

Tim Kaminski was spotted shopping at this year’s community fall festival hosted by First United Methodist Church on Murphy Road in Missouri City.  Kaminski joins one of the event organizers, Lori Wirth, and Swatson, the Skeeters Mascot, all armed with shopping bags.

By Elsa Maxey Freshly baked goods is one of the things that attracts many community festival goers to sample and buy what Aunt Hattie’s Bakery offers every year, especially her signature baked items, like cranberry orange bread.  For this year’s 20th Country Affair Fall Festival hosted by First United Methodist Church (FUMC), those making a […]

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