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The Arc celebrates athletes and volunteers at the Athletic Banquent

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By Karen Daniels  There was a “warm, fuzzy feeling in the air” at The Arc’s Annual Athletic Banquet on June 28, at the Missouri City Community Center. Two-hundred and thirty people attended the event that celebrates the participants and says thank you to the volunteers. The Arc provides quality of life for people with intellectual […]

New Missouri City motorcycle patrol hits the road

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By Betsy Dolan Speeders beware – the boys in blue are hitting the roads in a new way in Missouri City. A new five-person motorcycle unit is officially patrolling the streets on specially designed Victory cycles. While the officers are enjoying the ride, their focus is on public safety. Between 2012 and 2013, Missouri City […]

Missouri City Green recognized as Silver Star Affiliate by Keep Texas Beautiful

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Keep Texas Beautiful, a statewide grassroots environmental and community improvement organization, recently named Missouri City Green a Silver Star Affiliate during its 47th Annual Conference in Austin.  Missouri City Green successfully implemented programs to prevent litter, reduce waste, beautify community areas and educate local citizens over the last year.  The February tree planting event co-hosted […]

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 […]

Mike Berezin named Missouri City Chief of Police

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After a months-long search, Missouri City Councilmembers announced at their July 7 Regular Meeting that former Assistant Chief of Operations Mike Berezin would be sworn in as the City’s new Chief of Police on July 9 at the Public Safety Headquarters. “Having been with the City for more than 25 years, I consider it an […]

FBJSL announces 2014 Spring Fling a Success!

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The Fort Bend Junior Service League (FBJSL) along with Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital (MHSLH) presented the FBJSL Spring Fling “Black & White Bash” on Saturday, April 5, 2014 at Sugar Land Skeeters Insperity Club at Constellation Field. The sold out event was a tremendous success and raised a record breaking $168,000 for Fort Bend […]

Fort Bend Friends and Neighbors Club holds scholarship awards luncheon

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FBFN Foundation, the charitable arm of Fort Bend Friends and Neighbors women’s social club, awarded $2,500 college scholarships to five Fort Bend County students at the Education:  The Key to Success luncheon held at BraeBurn Country Club, Houston, Texas, on Thursday, May 15.  Fort Bend Independent School District’s Superintendent, Dr. Charles Dupre, delivered the keynote […]

Brownie Girl Scout Troop donates books

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Representing Brownie Girl Scout Troop 11024, Marabelle Smith, Amaya Harper, Kaitlyn McNease and Kelise Jones (pictured left to right), donated 900 books to Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital. When the time came for the girls to decide on their community project, Smith, a former patient at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital, suggested collecting books for the hospital, […]

Child Advocates of Fort Bend offers week long training class

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Are you looking for something meaningful to do this summer and interested in making a difference in the lives of children? July 28 to August 1, from 9:00am until 4pm daily, Child Advocates of Fort Bend is offering a week-long training class to train volunteers to advocate for abused and neglected children. This is your […]

FBJSL and sponsors meet “Under the Mistletoe” for charity

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The Fort Bend Junior Service League (FBJSL) and Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital (HMSLH) invite the community to join them as they meet “Under the Mistletoe” for the 14th annual Sugar Plum Market.  The event will again be held at the Stafford Centre Performing Arts Theatre and Convention Center Friday, November 7 and Saturday, November […]

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