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...

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...

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

Fort Bend Museum Docents Kathy Graeber-Kubelka, Nancy Hockaday, Charlene Poehls and Dottie Allen led tours of the Moore Home for the  Candlelight: Christmas Then and Now – 1920 and...

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 Marketplace. Because of collective support from volunteers, sponsors, vendors and patrons, FBJSL will bring “peace on earth” to a number of charitable...

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

A Meet and Greet for judicial candidates Judge Maggie Jaramillo and Judge Brenda Mullinix was hosted by Maggy Horgan at Lupe Tortilla in Sugar Land.  Guests visited with the judges, participated in a live auction and enjoyed...

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...

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

Stafford Municipal School District (MSD) Superintendent Dr. Robert Bostic was proud to receive and recognize the upcoming Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday with several Fort Bend County dignitaries and elected officials in Richmond. Dr. Bostic, the first African-American Superintendent in Stafford MSD...

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

The 2019 Child Advocates of Fort Bend annual Home Tour Sponsor Party was held at The Design Firm. The Sponsor Party celebrated the 28th year of the Christmas Home Tour.  Guests enjoyed lite bites, festive spirits and a decorating contest courtesy of The Design Firm...

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