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Chris Johnson Foundation to host 1st Annual 5k Run/Walk May 31

The Chris Johnson Foundation Richmond resident, passed away will be hosting the 1st Annual due to a rare and aggressive VOTE EARLY: Begins in the City Hall Complex 5K Run/Walk, Saturday, May kidney cancer known as Renal April 28th for City and at 1522 Texas Parkway. For 31, at Sugar Land Memorial Medullary Carcinoma (RMC). School Board Elections. children ages 5-12. Camps Park, large pavilion, 15300 This cancer is a silent killer, no During early voting you run from 7:30 am to 5:30 University Blvd., Sugar Land. symptoms until it is full blown. may vote at “any” Fort Bend pm every day and will Registration/check-in is from Chris was active in sports when County polling location. include group games, arts 7:30 a.m.- 8:25 a.m.; Runner's he noticed blood in his urine, IT IS NOT TRUE: A and crafts, field trips and start -8:30 a.m.; walkers start he lived 15 months after his rumor that won’t go away is outdoor activities, such as 8:35 a.m. The 1st Annual 5K diagnosis with this disease. that “paper ballots” are not swimming. More information? Run/Walk is open to the public. Before he passed away he asked counted unless the election Chris Johnson,(CJ) 39, a his mother, Ritchie, to get this is close. When the Fort MEMORIAL DAY Bend County Elections posts PARADE: This year will be Benefitting the J.J. Watt Foundation election night early voting, on Saturday May 24th due ALL the returned ballots to FBISD having a school “by mail” are included. make up day on May 26. J.J. Watt, defensive end in a safe and supervised EARLY VOTING You can sign up before the for the Houston Texans and environment with their peers. BALLOT BOARD: This parade that morning…. NFL Defensive Player of the “The Justin J Watt Foundation is a Board of between 5 to more details to come. Year, is pleased to announce encourages children to dream 13 people named by the two HELP PROUD the date for the 2014 J.J. Watt big and work hard,” says J.J. major parties and the Board SPONSOR QV PROJECTS: Charity Classic. The event will Watt. “We hope to provide the verifies that “everything is Mail your (tax deductible) be held the evening of Friday, motivation and means to turn correct on the carrier envelope donation of $25 or more May 2, 2014, at Constellation those big dreams and hard work and that the signatures to: Frost Bank, Lock box Field in Sugar Land. into something incredible.” match the application.” Department, Quail Valley Defensive and offensive “We are happy to host SUMMER CAMP: PROUD, P. O. Box 367 Dept. players from Watt’s NFL Beginning June 16, through 06, Houston, Texas 77001. team, the Houston Texans, lst week in August. CITY of QUESTIONS will compete on opposing Missouri City will host eight ANSWERED. Email the teams under “Friday Night Summer Day Camp Sessions PROUD HOTLINE at Lights” during a seven-inning at the Community Center softball game. A home run derby will precede the game. The Clements High School Tickets for the event Athletic Booster Club (CABC) will go on sale January will host their 2nd Annual 2014. An exact date will be “Rangers on the Range” Golf announced later as to when Tournament on Monday, May tickets will be available at 5, at Sweetwater Country On Thursday, May 1 the • Sugar Land Town Square both the Constellation Field Club in Sugar Land, TX. National day of Prayer will be 12:00 noon box office and online www. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Clements Athletic held at the following locations: • Simonton City Hall In addition, the event will Booster Club (CABC). • Missouri City-City Hall 12:00 noon feature a silent auction with The tournament will 10:00 AM • Fulshear City Hall 7:00 PM items such as autographed kick off with registration • Sienna Brushy Lake Pavilion • Stafford City Hall 7:00 PM at 10:00 am followed by a 10:00 AM • Katy Merrell Center 7:00 PM apparel, autographed game“Cinco de Mayo” themed • Meadows Place City Hall • Richmond City Hall 7:00 PM day memorabilia and an “experience package” to sit 10:00 AM in either the defensive or offensive dugout during an FORT BEND inning. J.J. Watt merchandise will also be available for sale. DRIVING SCHOOL Funds raised will benefit The cities of Missouri Serving the students of Fort Bend for over 25 years the Justin J Watt Foundation, City and Sugar Land have whose mission is to provide challenged each other in after-school opportunities for their support of Junior children in the community to Achievement’s hands-on become involved in athletics, learning programs for students On May 10th so that they may learn the basic in Fort Bend County. character traits of accountability, On May 3, from 12 noon teamwork, leadership, work – 3:00pm AMF Stafford FORT BEND ISD TRUSTEE - POSITION 5 ethic and perseverance while Lanes will host teams of city Political advertisement paid for and authorized by the All for Allfrey Campaign - Shearldine Allfrey, Treasurer employees, faculty and staff from Fort Bend schools, and local businesses to determine who can generate the most participation and raise the most money to help JA Jennifer Weaver provide financial literacy 281-207-5037 based programs to over 30,000 RE/MAX Southwest 281-491-1776 x5037 Each Office Independently students across the county. 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information out to the public. Sign up for the Run/Walk by May 9 to guarantee a t-shirt. You can register online at www. For additional information email Ritchie Johnson at chrisjohnsoncancerfoundation@ or call 832-721-8998. The Chris Johnson Foundation is a 501c3 nonprofit organization.

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J.J. Watt announces date for 2nd Annual J.J. Watt Charity Classic the 2014 J.J. Watt Charity Classic,” said Sugar Land Skeeters General Manager Chris Jones. “This event speaks to the heart of what we all want to do in the sports industry. It’s about creating positive and safe experiences for kids through sports and J.J. has done a fantastic job

with his Foundation.” For more information about the Justin J Watt Foundation and the event, visit www. Media requests or sponsorship information is available through Capture Marketing at info@capturemarketingllc. com or 262.696.5177.

Clements Athletic Booster Club hosts 2nd Annual “Rangers on the Range” Golf Tournament

The 64th Annual National Day of Prayer will be held May 1

buffet lunch at 11 am and a shotgun start at noon. Following the tournament, awards will be given. "We really want our community friends, alumni, and supporters of Clements athletics to come out and play," said Clements Athletic Booster Club president, Tom Harfield. “Fort Bend Independent School District does not provide all the necessary funding for sports,

so our golf tournament is our biggest and most important fundraiser; and it's always fun.” This event is open to the public and the cost to play is $150 which includes 18 holes of golf, cart, and lunch. To register or for questions about sponsorship, contact Norm Peters at 832-428-7799 or longhorn.89@hotmail. com or Laura Stoltenberg at

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community,” Missouri City Mayor Allen Owen said. “We enjoy a friendly competition and hope it continues for years to come.” While supporting the expansion of the JA curricula in Fort Bend, each bowler has the opportunity to meet and develop relationships with local educators, business owners, and colleagues. “This kind of community support and competition between cities is beneficial and fun,” James Thompson, Sugar Land City Mayor said. “We look forward to having a successful event.”

While teams compete to raise funds, local businesses, such as Santikos Theatres, Gigi’s Cupcakes and Snip-Its will provide prizes throughout the event; Crown Trophy will provide trophies for Best/Worst Costume, most money raised, and Champion of the Missouri City and Sugar Land challenge, etc. This challenge is extended to all cities and businesses in Fort Bend County. Please contact Larry Washington, Program Director with Junior Achievement, at 713-682-4500 ext. 243 or

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