Ahhhh, our Fort Benders love galas, those social occasions with special entertainment and a fundraising objective for good causes that benefit the community. In some circles, some may argue that we have too many galas. But do we really? If you can assign a number to the total hosted locally, perhaps you’re one of the regulars and among the many that enjoy good parties, good … [Read more...] about Do we have too many galas in Fort Bend County?
I’ve historically been poor at keeping New Year’s resolutions on a personal level, and I’m sure that applies to more of the population than is willing to admit it. That’s understandable since life has no use or regard for even our best-laid plans. So this year, I’m trying something a bit different. I absolutely still have some personal goals, such as putting a renewed … [Read more...] about Fort Bend has more stories to tell in 2020
Many times, we’re not initially thankful for change. When something disrupts the status quo, our kneejerk reaction tends to be one of trepidation and fear. I was no different when the most notable shift in my routine occurred earlier this year. When I was transferred down to Stafford in order to take over day-to-day editorial operations at The Star this past April, I have to … [Read more...] about Rocking the boat led me to fascinating waters
For more than 50 years, The Arc of Fort Bend, comprised of dedicated volunteers and an organizational staff, has been working hard at advancing its role as a reputable advocate that also provides services to persons with special needs – those with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Not only does it do that, but it also addresses education, employment, health care, … [Read more...] about Community engagement exemplifies The Arc’s annual fundraiser
National Adoption Day in Fort Bend County is an annual event where children get to join their “forever families,” and it’s done about a week before Thanksgiving. This year, Child Advocates of Fort Bend and other giving partners joined in the celebration at the Fort Bend County Justice Center to finalize close to 20 adoptions in three district courtrooms. The adoptions of those … [Read more...] about Could AI impact adoptions, future of parenting?