Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital opens new patient tower

Following 27 months of construction, 730 tons of reinforcing steel and 11,000 cubic yards of concrete, Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital opens the doors to its brand new 155,000 square-foot, six-story patient tower. The patient tower is the centerpiece of a $93 million expansion project on campus. “This is an exciting day not just for […]

Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital to open patient tower

By Joe Southern jsouthern@fortbendstar.com Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital is opening its new six-story patient tower next Wednesday. The tower is the centerpiece of a $93 million expansion to the campus. “The tower is complete and will open on Sept. 7 with our first patient,” said Greg Haralson, senior vice president and chief executive officer. […]

Sugar Land Animal Services looks to expand

Pet overpopulation a growing problem in city By Donna Hill For The Fort BendStar There could be a bigger future for Sugar Land Animal Services. With the shelter currently over capacity, and with the growth of Sugar Land bringing in new animals, it looks like the population of pets is growing along with the city. […]

Applied Optoelectronics expands in Sugar Land

Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (AOI) is a leading, vertically integrated provider of fiber-optic networking products and technologies, founded in 1997 by President, Chairman and CEO Dr. Chih-Hsiang (Thompson) Lin. AOI is currently trading on the NASDAQ stock exchange under the ticker “AAOI”. AOI’s vertically integrated capabilities target three end markets, all driven by rapidly growing consumer […]

Jerry Seinfeld to open Smart Financial Centre

Legendary comedian Jerry Seinfeld will headline Smart Financial Centre’s grand opening weekend, performing on Saturday, Jan. 14, at 7 p.m. Tickets will go on sale this Friday, July 15 at 10 a.m. on Ticketmaster.com. “We plan to offer our guests a wide range of performances, including concerts, family entertainment, theatrically-staged Broadway productions and of course […]

Fluor Foundation donates to LCISD STEM program

The Fluor Foundation has donated $20,800 to the Lamar Educational Awards Foundation to underwrite science, technology engineering and math (STEM) programs. “It’s encouraging to see the results of the STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) program at Lamar CISD,” said Tim Palmore, Senior Project Manager for Fluor. “I was invited to meet with the students […]

Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital receives patient safety accreditation

Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital has earned accreditation from DNV GL – Healthcare, demonstrating that it meets or exceeds the patient safety standards set forth by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. DNV GL is one of the world’s leading advisors on safety and sustainability and provides accreditation services to a number of […]

Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital offers F-A-S-T advice for recognizing warning signs of stroke

Each year nearly 800,000 people suffer a stroke in the United States. Stroke is the nation’s fifth leading cause of death and is a leading cause of serious, long-term disability, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Quickly identifying the symptoms of stroke and receiving immediate treatment can minimize the long-term […]

The State Bank of Texas can finance your dream of homeownership

By Joe Southern jsouthern@fortbendstar.com Despite the Houston area’s economic downturn, this is a great time to consider financing construction of a new home. According to Nicki Black, EVP/Stafford President of The State Bank of Texas, demand for new homes is steady despite the woes of the oil and gas industry. “Whether there’s a downturn in […]

Local Ace Hardware stores raise more than $385,000 for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals

Throughout 2015, the Greater Houston Ace Retailer Group (GHARG) helped raise funds to make miracles happen in Houston for Texas Children’s Hospital, its local Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals (CMN Hospitals) member. Collectively, 33 Ace Hardware stores throughout Houston helped generate more than $385,000 for the local hospital, which was donated at Houston Shell Open by […]

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