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Grab your clubs for the Texana Tee off March 31


Grab your clubs and make your way to Weston Lakes Country Club for the 2nd Annual ‘Texana Tee Off’ Fundraising Golf Tournament to take place on March 31. This open tournament promises to be a fun day for all who participate.  The ‘Texana Tee Off’ is being chaired by Mary Rose Zdunkewicz, Mayor of Weston […]

Elementary students are “Wild about Math”


Austin Parkway Elementary School held its 15th Annual Family Math Night that welcomed more than 1,500 participants. This year’s theme was “Wild about Math” and students were invited to come dressed in theme-inspired clothing as they took part in fun, grade-appropriate activities, such as Tarzan’s Tree House, Boa Constrictor, Going Bananas, Jungle Jewels, and Toucan […]

New FEMA maps take effect in April – insurance cost may skyrocket

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By Elsa Maxey  Next month, newly revised FEMA flood maps become official and changes on the flood maps could affect the cost of homeowners’ insurance. Updated digital flood Insurance rate maps required by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have been about nine years in the making with intervention by officials in Fort Bend County. […]

Dew Tell!


Dew House Docent Jo Butterfield and her husband Ivan performed “Dew Tell” for the Woman’s Club of Missouri City Meeting at the historic Dew House. They will also be performing this Dew House Drama (involving the shooting of Frank Dew) on the Rodeo Disney Stage March 23, at 3 pm. The Dew family, along with […]

“Sugar Tom” Memorial Scholarship established


Long time community volunteer, Thomas Gargiulo, known as “Sugar Tom”, was honored recently at the TE Harman Senior Center. Tom passed away in September 2013 and a Scholarship fund has been established at UH Sugar Land to honor his contributions to the City. Tom’s family, wife Shirley, daughter Tina Rondinaro, grand daugters Melissa Kuba and […]

Women’s Center presents Boogie 2014 Fundraiser M*A*S*H


The Fort Bend County Women’s Center (FBCWC) and Classic Chevrolet present Boogie 2014 on Saturday, March 29, from 6:30 p.m. to 11:30 pm at the Stafford Centre, in Stafford. This year’s theme based on the popular television series M*A*S*H  evokes fun nostalgia from the 70s, making this the costume party you won’t want to miss! […]

SW 59 Sunshine Rotary Club donates to FBISD’s ROTC booster clubs


Benefiting the high schools of FBISD’s ROTC booster clubs and activity funds, the SW 59 Sunrise Rotary Club in Sugar Land recently presented a $10,500 generous contribution accepted by (l-r) Lt Colonel Chuck Bagnato, USMC; Captain , Rodney Whitaker, USN; Lt Commander Ken Minnard, USN;  Lt Commander Ed Sellards, USN; Colonel Edwin Hernandez, USA; Lt […]

Missouri City Don’t Mess with Texas Trash-Off event set for March 29


Missouri City Green, together with Missouri City Parks and Recreation, encourages groups and individuals of all ages to demonstrate that they love where they live by volunteering for the 2014 Don’t Mess with Texas Trash-Off Event on Saturday, March 29 from 9am to 12pm, with check-in starting at 8am. The event will kick-off at the […]

Reading Junior High’s PTO to host fundraiser March 29


Reading Junior High PTO will host this fundraiser at the school campus March 29, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Twelve challenges, messy & clean, roadblocks & detours, sprint to the finish… can you handle it? Teams of 2 must decipher clues leading them through 12 crazy challenges that will excite taste buds, get hearts […]

Elkins HS ProGrad Style Show set for March 29


The Elkins High School Project Graduation Style Show will be held Saturday, March 29, in the Elkins HS Commons. The evening includes dinner, silent and live auctions, and the Style Show put on by the class of 2014 seniors. Tickets must be purchased in advance and will not be available at the door.  Prices are $250-$300 […]

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