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First Colony Branch Library to host puppet show for children

Jean Kuecher

First Colony Branch Library will host a special children’s puppet performance, “Science Black-Light Puppet Show,” on Saturday, July 19, beginning at 1:30 pm, in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 2121 Austin Parkway in Sugar Land. Master puppeteer Jean Kuecher, producer of Marionette Playhouse, will use glowing fluorescent puppets to illustrate a variety […]

Rotary Club of Rosenberg installs 2014-15 Officers

The 2014-15 Rosenberg Rotary Club officers were installed during a fun “banquet” held at a recent Sugar Land Skeeters game. The Rotary International Year begins July 1, 2014 and concludes June 30, 2015. The 2014-15 Rosenberg Rotary Club officers include, from left, Bob Haenel, secretary; Tom Stavinoha, Rotary Foundation/Grants chairman; Darren McCarthy, Service, Membership chairman; Mary Servantes, vice president; Ginger Johnson, treasurer; and Bradley Stavinoha, president. Not pictured are Hugh Conway, president-elect; Hurley Johnson, sergeant-at-arms; and Linda Lyons, Service Projects chairman. The Rosenberg Rotary Club meets at noon Wednesdays at the Fort Bend Country Club.

The 2014-15 Rosenberg Rotary Club officers were installed during a fun “banquet” held at a recent Sugar Land Skeeters game. The Rotary International Year begins July 1, 2014 and concludes June 30, 2015. The Rosenberg Rotary Club meets at noon Wednesdays at the Fort Bend Country Club.

Presidential Scholars Program offers students unique educational opportunity

WCJC Academic Advisor Catherine Shoppa is coordinating the Presidential Scholars Program, a new initiative that will allow WCJC students to share one-on-one time with the college president, meet foreign dignitaries and take educational trips.

From one-on-one meetings with the college president to educational trips out of state, the Wharton County Junior College Presidential Scholars Program is sure to be an opportunity unlike any other. WCJC Academic Advisor Catherine Shoppa, coordinator of the new program, is hoping to reach students in a whole new way. “They’re going to do things […]

The Boxing Club Kids of Richmond

The Box Club kids: Front row: Alex, Vincent, Matthew, Jonathan; back row are: Azahel, Tony, Jonathan, David, Coach John Silva, Shania and Coach Juan Silva. Not shown, Assistant Coach Jesse Carrion

In Richmond, The Boxing Club, is not just a place where young boys and girls learn to fight, it is so much more. “The Boxing Club gives the kids a place to go after school, to keep them off the streets. Through our program, the kids learn self-respect, not to give up, to get back […]

David Lavine receives plaque for service from Rotary


David Lavine receives a plaque from in-coming president Roy Wiffin and the SW59 Sunrise Rotary Club thanking him for his service as president for 2013 – 2014

Sugar Land Christian Women’s Connection welcome Chuck Cummings, CPA


The Sugar Land Christian Women’s Connection will meet on Friday, July 11, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.  at the Sweetwater Country Club located at 4800 Palm Royale Blvd., Sugar Land. Chuck Cummings, a successful practicing Certified Public Accountant, will be the featured speaker at the luncheon. Chuck is also a Christian, who has a […]

Math Gains earn Mission Glen ES Student Academy Award

Photo submitted by Mission Glen Elementary School
Pictured with award honoree Eric Martinez are: (from left to right) Assistant Principal Melissa Mehall, Special Education Teacher Chastity Gonzalez and Principal Kari Bruhn.

Mission Glen Elementary School (MGE) third-grader, Eric Martinez, received a 2014 Academy Star Student award as a “runner up” in the awards program sponsored by EPS Literacy and Intervention’s Academy of Math. The award honors students who have overcome significant challenges to build proficiency in math, as well as teachers who go above and beyond […]

Delta Kappa Gamma Society awards 2014 Grant in Aid

Shown l-r are: Angela Robinson-Anderson, mother of recipient; Ashley Anderson, DKG grant recipient; and Carla Meuth, DKG Grant Chairman.

The Lambda Sigma Chapter of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International is proud to announce their 2014 Grant in Aid recipient, Ashley Anderson. The grant is awarded to an East Fort Bend County female student pursing a degree in Education. Ashley is a graduate of Travis High School, and will attend Blinn College this fall; she plans […]

FBISD names Kristi Corbitt as Director of Elementary Curriculum

Kristi Corbitt has been named Fort Bend ISD’s Director of Elementary Curriculum. She began her career in education 10 years ago as a teacher at Seven Hills Elementary in Northwest ISD. In 2009, she was named assistant principal at Walker Station Elementary School and also served in that position at Burton Elementary School prior to […]

Fort Bend County employees receive Service Awards  

15 Year – Pictured with Judge Hebert from left to right are:  Ralph Landry (Sheriff’s Office), David Mejorado (Sheriff’s Office), Vicki Hawkins (CSCD), Jonas Combie (CSCD), Irene Arreguin (Co. Tax Assessor/Collector’s Office), and Judge Harold Kennedy (Associate County Court at Law) Not pictured, but still receiving a 15 year award is:   Kenny Mikel (Drainage District)

Honoring their length of service Service Awards were presented to Fort Bend County employees at Commissioners Court on Tuesday, June 24.  Employees received a plaque and service pin in honor of their years of service.  Congratulations to all award recipients! 20  Year – Not pictured, but still receiving a 20 year award is:  Dee Ware […]

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