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Child Advocates of Fort Bend Announces 2020 Christmas Home Tour Plans

“Twenty-nine years ago, a group of volunteers, many of whom are still involved, opened their homes, decorated them for Christmas, baked some...
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Gingerbread: Safe, Affordable Quality Early Childhood Education in Fort Bend County

2020 was a year of many changes and uncertainty, however with the dawning of a New Year, the one thing that hasn’t changed is the safety and...
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Libraries Present Online Demonstrations for Craft and Hobby Enthusiasts

Fort Bend County Libraries presents a series of online, craft and hobby themed video demonstrations. These demonstration videos can be viewed at...
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Remodel Your Kitchen in Only 1-5 Days Kitchentune-up

“It takes too long.” “It costs too much money.” “Who do I trust?” “Where do I begin?” These phrases do not have to be barriers to...
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Free Student Meals Will Continue Through School Year

Free student meals will be available for the entire school year, as a result of a waiver from the US Department of Agriculture (USDA). All students,...
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Jingle Jangle or Jingle Tangle?

By Patti Parish-Kaminski, Publisher – I am a staunch admirer of talent in virtually any form or fashion. And yes, it’s likely because I...
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Sugar Land Rolls Out ‘Tis the Season for Sweet Cash Holiday Shopping Incentives

‘Tis the Season ‘Tis the Season for Sweet Cash launched November 11th for Sugar Land’s holiday shopping season, bringing back the popular...
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Great Values in Red Wines from $9.95 to $225

Whereas chilled white wines are “de rigueur” in warm weather, red wines take front stage in cold weather. After tasting around 200 red wines in...
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December 2020 – Out & About in the Heart of the Bend

Fort Bend Junior Service League (FBJSL) and the Sugar Plum Marketplace committee worked tirelessly on the success of their first-ever virtual...
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Living the Sweet Life: A Completed Study of Aristotle’s 12 Virtue’s ~Truthfulness

This year marks my 15th anniversary writing my column Living the Sweet Life. This year also marks my 50th birthday. As a way of reflection and...
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recent from PUBLISHER'S PREVIEW December 2020 – Exclamation Points!
December 2020 – Exclamation Points! This Christmas is indeed different. Annual holiday parties have been canceled, holiday events are virtual – if at all – and the number one stocking stuffer this year is a mask.  When I look back at Christmas last year, we truly could not have anticipated such devastating changes in only 12 short...
recent from HEART OF THE BEND April 2020 – Out & About in the Heart of the Bend
April 2020 – Out & About in the Heart of the Bend Child Advocates of Fort Bend held a ribbon cutting and grand opening of their new Davis George Campus in Richmond.  The  newly remodeled and expanded 27,000 square foot building will provide the capability to serve double the amount of children in Fort Bend County in a nurturing and healing...
recent from HOMETOWN HEROES Hometown Heroes: Jimmy Cantu
Hometown Heroes: Jimmy Cantu By M.G. Angulo – I nvesting energy and support into his community feels as organic to Jimmy Cantu as the sun rising and setting each day, because there is a beautiful balance to it. “When you live in and work in the same community, it just seems natural to give back to it,” said Cantu, 48. “When...
recent from NEWSWORTHY Libraries Present Online Demonstrations for Craft and Hobby Enthusiasts
Libraries Present Online Demonstrations for Craft and Hobby Enthusiasts Fort Bend County Libraries presents a series of online, craft and hobby themed video demonstrations. These demonstration videos can be viewed at www.fortbend.lib.tx.us. Holiday Book Art – December 12th and 15th: Library staff will demonstrate how to take an old book and make a tree and a snowman by folding...
recent from FEATURES Jingle Jangle or Jingle Tangle?
Jingle Jangle or Jingle Tangle? By Patti Parish-Kaminski, Publisher – I am a staunch admirer of talent in virtually any form or fashion. And yes, it’s likely because I really don’t have any talent to speak of, so I appreciate the talent I see on a daily basis. Perhaps one of the most coveted talents – in my mind – is the...
recent from HIGH SCHOOL HOT SHOT Meet Ethan Zahid
Meet Ethan Zahid By Joan Frances – Students at Dulles High School benefit from a diversified education that specializes in academic and extracurricular excellence. Senior Ethan Zahid has achieved an impressive resume of achievements and is preparing for a successful future. Zahid has taken Advanced Placement classes...