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?
There’s no place like home. As a kid, I can’t count the times I thought to myself, “Man…I can’t wait to get out of this house,” or (mostly) jokingly thought I wanted to run away from the rules and stipulations of my parents. But as an adult, I will admit there is a more-than-occasional longing to return to a simpler time in my childhood home. And the upcoming holiday is the … [Read more...] about Clear memories, full stomachs, can’t beat it
I’ve used this space on numerous occasions to talk about changing landscapes in Fort Bend County with regards to development, politics and other issues. This week, it’s a bit of the same song but a different verse in talking about a potential seismic shift for the area sports scene’s biggest player. According to a mid-October report from Baseball America, Major League … [Read more...] about MLB affiliation would raise Skeeters’ profile
From a young age, I’ve been taught to never take things for granted. I’ve also learned that if things seem too good to be true, they might just be. I think the same sentiment can be applied to the special election to replace John Zerwas in District 28 in the Texas House of Representatives, which is headed to a runoff between Democrat Eliz Markowitz and Republican Gary Gates in … [Read more...] about Don’t count political eggs before they hatch