Because the current method of funding public education is overly dependent on local property taxes, the 85th Texas Legislature established the Texas Commission on Public School Finance to find ways to fix it. The Commission, chaired by former Texas Supreme Court Justice Scott Brister, recently released its final report. A few of the recommendations included are: • $100 … [Read more...] about School finance reform – who needs it?
Hope For Three Autism Advocates, a local nonprofit, is holding its annual luncheon slated for Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14, at Safari Texas Ranch, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. “For the Kids We Love” luncheon, presented by Mary and Tom Solcher and guest speaker, Grant Maniér, encourages support in raising awareness, acceptance and inclusion for local families and children living with … [Read more...] about Hope For Three has lucheon ‘For the Kids We Love’
The Fort Bend Archeological Society will host Bob and Nancy Engelhardt-Moore who will present a talk entitled: “The Real Mulan: Yinxu and the Royal Tomb of Lady Fu Hao.” The program will center on the last capital of the Shang Dynasty which today is one China’s largest archaeological sites. The site contains the well preserved royal tomb of Lady Fu Hao who once served as a … [Read more...] about Fort Bend Archeological Society hosting program about China
The 9th Annual Sugar Land Home and Garden Show features appearances by top names in home improvement and over 200 exhibitors sharing new home improvement products and services. See Dr. Lori’s Antique Appraisal Comedy Shows. The star appraiser on the Discovery Channel’s Auction Kings will appraise items (attendees are encouraged to bring an antique or heirloom) live in her two … [Read more...] about Antiques appraiser Dr. Lori joins Sugar Land Home & Garden Show
Australian duo, Air Supply, will take the Stafford Centre stage on Jan. 17 at 8 p.m. Air Supply featuring singer, songwriter and guitarist Graham Russell and vocalist Russell Hitchcock gained international recognition in the 1980s with their soft rock ballads. Hits including “All Out of Love,” “Every Woman in the World” and “Lost in Love” helped drive their success achieving … [Read more...] about Air Supply bringing soft rock hits to Stafford Centre