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YMCA summer sites come together for Campapalooza 2014

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On July 24, the nine YMCA youth outreach summer camp sites across Fort Bend County converged on Bates Allen Park (YMCA Camp Cloud) in Kendleton, TX for their annual “Campapalooza” field day and picnic.  Almost 350 Fort Bend County youth participated in a variety of activities and competitions. Thanks to the assistance from six local […]

LTC Trever J. Nehls relinquishes Battalion Command

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LTC Trever J. Nehls, a Richmond resident, received a Meritorious Service Medal for a successful tenure as Battalion Commander of the 415th Civil Affairs (CA) Battalion in Kalamazoo, Michigan. LTC Nehls relinquished command of the 415th CA BN on July 19, 2014 and is scheduled to assume command of the 490th CA BN in Grand […]

New Houston Methodist Emergency Care Center now open in Missouri City

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Missouri City residents now have convenient access to Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital’s leading emergency care capabilities. The new state-of-the-art Houston Methodist Emergency Care Center opened July 15 in the heart of Missouri City, at 8200 Highway 6 between the Sienna Plantation and Riverstone communities. The center is open 24 hours a day, seven days […]

Mason Road now open from FM 359 to Hwy. 99

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Fort Bend County Officials gathered Tuesday, July 22,  to celebrate the grand opening of Mason Road from FM 359 to State Hwy 99.  Phase 1 of this multi-year project included the four lane divided roadway from the 359 intersection to Skinner Lane and was completed in August of 2012. Fort Bend County residents may now […]

Fort Bend Exchange Club volunteers at Champions KidsCamp

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Members of the Exchange Club of Fort Bend were busy at work serving dinner to 170 children who were enjoying a week at Champions Kids Camp in Alvin, Texas.  Champions Kids Camp was the brainchild of Nashville singer songwriter, Bill Nash, who started the camp 13 years ago after his own son survived leukemia. The […]

Rosenberg resident wins Test to Drive sweepstakes

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The Greater Houston Honda Dealers named Carolyn Linares of Rosenberg, Texas, the winner of its “Test Drive to Win” sweepstakes, part of the organization’s presenting sponsorship of the Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston. Linares, a mother of three, entered the sweepstakes at the Gillman Fort Bend location and was named the lucky finalist […]

County’s pedestrian plaza mid-way towards completion

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By Elsa Maxey  If you’ve had occasion to go to the county courthouse in Richmond, the construction activity between two county buildings is a sure sign that something is about to change there. There’s no more motorist passage on Fourth Street between the historic courthouse and the Travis building, and this is not a temporary […]

Home Run Derby names McGrady/Dolan Team winner

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Sugar Land Skeeter, Tracy McGrady, high-fives Lamar Little Leaguer Will Dolan during the Home Run Derby at Constellation Field on July 16. The derby was part of the All-Star game festivities and paired players with local little leaguers. The McGrady/Dolan team won the Derby thanks to Dolan’s six home runs.

Boost academic success for boys through music!

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Music is the universal language and it is important that young boys learn to “speak” this language. Singing is perhaps one of the most creative ways for young boys to express themselves and the Fort Bend Boys Choir offers the perfect place to do so in a safe, proactive setting. According to a 2009 Chorus […]

A high stakes happening for Hope for Three Sept. 5

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Grab your lucky coin, scarf, money clip or pin and start chanting whatever mantra you mouth to help you win!  They are betting on YOU to come out and have a thrill of a time at the Hope for Three First Annual Casino Night and Hold ‘em Poker Tournament.  The “All In” event, set for […]

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