November 2021 – Out & About in the Heart of the Bend

The Quail Valley Garden Club (QVGC) opened admission for scholarship applications to graduating seniors who were in the upper one-third of their class at Elkins High School and to any student who is currently studying horticulture, landscape design, ecology, forestry or a closely related field at either...

October 2021 – Out & About in the Heart of the Bend

Fort Bend Christian Academy (FBCA) recently hosted The United States Women’s Softball Team and Team Alliance. The United States Women’s Softball Team stopped by FBCA for a three day practice on their #RoadtoTokyo as they prepared to play Team Alliance at Constellation Field last summer. Kayla Kowalik,...

June 2021 – Out & About in the Heart of the Bend

OakBend Medical Center held its annual Power of the Purse Luncheon, a fundraiser benefiting the skilled nursing unit.  absolutely! focus media was one of the sponsors for the virtual event and enjoyed lunch hosted by Lucas Chavez of LC Floral Designs. Elizabeth Duff Drozd, Noell Myska and Vangie...

May 2021 – Out & About in the Heart of the Bend

Lunches of Love hosted their first-ever Drive-Thru Easter Basket giveaway. The kids were so excited to see the Easter bunny and gave him high fives as they received the baskets. Thanks to all of the volunteers and community supporters who donated baskets, goodies and stuffed more than 450 baskets. Eden...

April 2021 – Out & About in the Heart of the Bend

Snow day! Kolton Kaminski and Emerson Nairon enjoyed the snow-covered tower at The University of Texas at...

March 2021 – Out & About in the Heart of the Bend

The 2021 Fort Bend Chamber’s Chairman’s Gala was a double header for The Honorable Pete Olson, former congressman for CD 22 for 12 years. Olson was surprised with two prestigious awards honoring his years of support of Fort Bend. Sugar Land Mayor Joe Zimmerman presented Olson with the Community Spirit...

February 2021 – Out & About in the Heart of the Bend

Kudos to the National Charity League – Sugar Land Jewels – a group of mothers and daughters who greatly served the community all year through educational organizations, children with special needs, community land beautification and senior citizen outreach organizations. Lillian, Julie and Madeline Sams...

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...

March 2020 – Out & About in the Heart of the Bend

The Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce presented Sugar Land’s State of the City in January at the Sugar Land Marriott.  Sugar Land Mayor Joe Zimmerman and retiring Sugar Land City Manager Allen Bogard reflected on the City’s past, discussed current events and explored what’s next for Sugar Land.  This was...

December 2019 – Out & About in the Heart of the Bend

The Fort Bend Women’s Center’s annual Hope and Healing luncheon featured survivor and advocate Elizabeth Smart.  Smart shared her incredible story of kidnapping, isolation, abuse and courage with a rapt audience.  It was an encouraging message to highlight Domestic Violence Awareness...

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