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Hometown Heroes: Peggy Jackson

By Joan Frances | Photos courtesy of the Fort Bend Education Foundation – The future of the world rests in the hands of today’s youth, and a...
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OakBend Medical Center Renames the Jackson Street Atrium in Honor of Joe and Doris Gurecky

As the crowd gathered in the atrium of the Jackson Street Campus to honor two of the community’s most well-known residents, the words that could be...
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Exchange Club of Missouri City’s 37th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Scramble

The first weekend of daylight saving time is a perfect excuse to brush off your golf shoes and join in the fun at the Quail Valley Golf Course with...
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Hiking Around Houston

By Maureen Allen – March is the perfect time of year to set some goals and strive to become healthier. If the gym isn’t your element, then...
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The Fort Bend County Museum Association Presents 28th Annual Lone Star Stomp

Get ready for a groovy time at the Fort Bend County Museum Association’s 28th Annual Lone Star Stomp! Set for Saturday, April 8th at the George...
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Colorectal Cancer Seminar Fighting Rare, Genetic Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal cancer has many known risk factors. Some are lifestyle related and within a person’s control, such as diet and weight. Others, such as...
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The Lego Batman Movie

Family Night at the Movie | By Christopher Hill – Being a fan of Batman is an exhausting journey. After 1997’s campy version of Batman and...
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The Cultural Kite Festival Offers Community Fun in a New Home

COMMUNITY CULTURE | By Zeenat Kassam Mitha – The City of Sugar Land’s 9th Annual Cultural Kite Festival takes place in its new home at the...
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Child Advocates of Fort Bend Announces Gala Theme

The Exchange Club of Sugar Land and OCuSOFT, Inc. will be Ringmaster Sponsors for Child Advocates of Fort Bend’s 17th annual gala, Le Cirque, a...
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recent from NEWSWORTHY OakBend Medical Center Renames the Jackson Street Atrium in Honor of Joe and Doris Gurecky
OakBend Medical Center Renames the Jackson Street Atrium in Honor of Joe and Doris Gurecky As the crowd gathered in the atrium of the Jackson Street Campus to honor two of the community’s most well-known residents, the words that could be heard most often were amazing, dedicated, caring and kind. The guests were describing Joe and Doris Gurecky. “We are here tonight to really honor two people...
recent from HEART OF THE BEND March 2017 – Out & About in the Heart of the Bend
March 2017 – Out & About in the Heart of the Bend Fort Bend Junior Service League members presented a check for a portion of the proceeds from the Sugar Plum Market to Child Advocates of Fort Bend. The funds will be used to help with the agency’s WINGS program for teens aging out of foster care.  Greg and Alison Haralson, Sherri Ebarb, Jessica Jubin,...
recent from FOCUS CARES Stephanie Martin: Serving as the Voice of Children
Stephanie Martin: Serving as the Voice of Children To Stephanie Martin, her reason for volunteering with Parks Youth Ranch, an organization which provides shelter, counseling and services to homeless and at-risk youth in Fort Bend County, has always been clear: to be the voice of children who can’t speak for themselves. “I’ve always had a passion for...
recent from PUBLISHER'S PREVIEW March 2017 – Exclamation Points!
March 2017 – Exclamation Points! History in the Making Historic is the only way to describe this month’s issue of Fort Bend Focus.  First, we bring you the most historic event to date of 2017: the inauguration of our 45th President Donald J. Trump. Fort Benders were present and partying in our nation’s capital for this historic event,...
recent from FEATURES Hiking Around Houston
Hiking Around Houston By Maureen Allen – March is the perfect time of year to set some goals and strive to become healthier. If the gym isn’t your element, then hiking could be just the thing you’re searching for. Despite being the fourth largest city in the United States, Houston boasts some hidden trails tucked away....
recent from HIGH SCHOOL HOT SHOT Meet Alexx Rasmus
Meet Alexx Rasmus By Joan Frances – As a senior at Stafford High School, Alexandria “Alexx” Rasmus has achieved success in academics as well as extracurricular activities. She is well known in sports as a valuable resource to her team members and spends her time helping others. With so much to offer her community,...