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2016 KIA Sorento

absolutely! AUTO REVIEW | By Steve Kursar – The 2016 Kia Sorento was completely redesigned for this model year, and it is now one of the best...
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Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital’s Cancer Center Celebrates National Cancer Survivor...

Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital joins nearly 14.5 million American cancer survivors in celebrating the 29th Annual National Cancer Survivors...
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Two Local Foundations Give to Texas State Technical College Students

Two large foundations in the Fort Bend County area, the George Foundation and the Henderson-Wessendorff Foundation, have made significant donations...
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Memorial Hermann IRONMAN Sports Medicine Institute Opens Doors in Sugar Land

The Sugar Land community now has access to a dynamic array of sports medicine experts and comprehensive testing and training for competitive and...
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Father’s Day Around the World

By Zeenat Kassam Mitha COMMUNITY CULTURE – When we think of Father’s Day, we think of celebrations honoring dads and the love and giving...
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Ask Alex: Disaster Preparation

Hurricane season has arrived, and there has already been an outbreak of flooding across the Houston area. Are you ready for this or some other...
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Hometown Heroes: Leslie Woods

By Joan Frances – Fort Bend County is privileged to have so many residents who work full-time jobs, have families to support and still find...
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Meet Jackie Michelle Rosenthal

By Joan Frances | Photo by Prestige Portraits – Elkins High School in Fort Bend Independent School District has highly qualified teachers who...
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#ISurvived…I Win Panel Discussion

Wilma Shaw, founder and CEO of Perfectly Wrapped Ministry Inc., along with Mya Carroll, CEO and founder of Phoenix Women’s Outreach Inc., and...
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recent from NEWSWORTHY Two Local Foundations Give to Texas State Technical College Students
Two Local Foundations Give to Texas State Technical College Students Two large foundations in the Fort Bend County area, the George Foundation and the Henderson-Wessendorff Foundation, have made significant donations to the students and veterans of Texas State Technical College (TSTC). “Both foundations have been integral in the creation of the new Fort Bend campus, and...
recent from HEART OF THE BEND June 2016 – Out & About in the Heart of the Bend
June 2016 – Out & About in the Heart of the Bend Heart Guild of Houston volunteers worked hard to ensure this year’s Shop With Heart fundraising event was a success! One hundred percent of the proceeds from card sales benefited the American Heart Association. absolutely! focus media was a proud sponsor. Becky Yanez, Linda Rhodes, Jessica Willey, Laura...
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 June 2016 – Exclamation Points!
June 2016 – Exclamation Points! Summertime:  Making Memories Just as June marks the beginning of summer, it also marks a tradition of blissful memories at Fort Bend Focus:  our summer wedding issue.  I love this issue where we feature the beautiful brides and weddings in our community. Over the years, I’ve heard so many words of...
recent from FEATURES Father’s Day Around the World
Father’s Day Around the World By Zeenat Kassam Mitha COMMUNITY CULTURE – When we think of Father’s Day, we think of celebrations honoring dads and the love and giving nature of fathers. We rejoice over paternal bonds and fatherhood, and we think about the impact fathers have made on our community. The United States is one of...
recent from HIGH SCHOOL HOT SHOT Meet Jackie Michelle Rosenthal
Meet Jackie Michelle Rosenthal By Joan Frances | Photo by Prestige Portraits – Elkins High School in Fort Bend Independent School District has highly qualified teachers who are devoted to their students. The school “provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to become productive, responsible and successful members...