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Hope for Three presents award to special needs Ice Skating Program

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Hope for Three, a Fort Bend-based nonprofit whose mission is to raise community awareness and provide financial and emotional support to families with children on the autism spectrum, has announced the latest recipient of the “Caring Friends” award, presented by Hope for Three’s Teen Huddle.  This award, presented monthly to an organization promoting acceptance and […]

AccessHealth Community Challenge event a success!

The Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce Leadership Class 2014 – Leadership Little Leaguers Came to Play!  Notice the Bat and Biofreeze.

The day included double elimination tournaments for both volleyball and softball. The winner of the Competitive Division of Softball was “Team SWAT” of Gillen Pest Control and Team Paychex and Team Mud Dogs from Si Environmental both took top honors in their brackets. As for volleyball, the OakBend Medical Center team took first place.  Presenting […]

Kempner High School seniors prepare for “An Evening at Sea”

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Saturday, March 29, the Commons at Kempner High School will transport those present to a cruise-like Evening at Sea. Attendees will enjoy a fabulous evening bidding on auction items, dining in style, and checking out the Class of ’14 modeling prom fashions. The community is welcome to attend this worthwhile event. Tickets for An Evening […]

Kids for Kindness Club blood drive a success

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Campbell Elementary’s Kids for Kindness Club sponsored a blood drive in partnership with Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center.  the community responded by stopping in to donate blood for those in need.

QV Proud Hotline 03/12/14

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SENIOR FOODIES: Enjoy a delicious meal on Thursday, March 20th at 11:30 am, while visiting with great company. On the day of the lunch, come to the Mexican Restaurant, El Vaquero at 2140 FM 1092 Road @ Fifth Street. RSVP at Rec & Tennis Center OR call: 281-403-8637. (A SUGGESTION: Paying in CASH could be […]

6th Annual Grant-A-Starr Foundation 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk is March 22

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The Grant-A-Starr Foundation is holding its 6th Annual Family Fun Run & Walk!  The charity event date has been set for Saturday, March 22, at the Sugar Land Memorial Park, 15300 University Blvd, Sugar Land. The 1 mile Fun Run/Walk begins at 9AM and the 5K Chip Timed Run/Walk begins at 9:30AM. Race day registration […]

Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital is first in Texas to implant new medical device in patient to prevent pulmonary embolism

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Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital is the first in Texas to implant the new Crux® Vena Cava Filter in a patient at risk for pulmonary embolism (PE), a condition caused by a large blood clot migrating to the lungs. The filter is designed to trap these blood clots before they can lead to potentially fatal […]

Colorful sighting up in the sky

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To begin the spring season, the city of Sugar Land kicked off with their Annual Cultural Kite Festival last Saturday, March 1st at Sugar Land Memorial Park. The weather was perfect for this event. Some of the things the crowd enjoyed were kite making workshop, kite flying, cultural entertainment, refreshments and most of all the […]

LEAF grant helps Jackson Elementary students Remember the Alamo

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Fourth-grade students from Lamar CISD’s Jackson Elementary will always “Remember the Alamo” after a recent trip to San Antonio. Students learned about Texas history by watching the IMAX film “Alamo: The Price of Freedom.”  The 45-minute film took them on a journey back in time to witness the historic Battle of the Alamo. After the […]

It’s time for the 11th Annual Schlumberger Education Expedition Bike Ride!

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The Education Expedition is a cycling event benefiting the Fort Bend Education Foundation. On Saturday, March 22, the Fort Bend Education Foundation will host its 11th annual bike ride.   Whether you are training for the all-important BP MS 150 or just wanting a great day with friends, we provide you with a quality ride! Riders […]

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