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Geo Memorial Library renovation & University Boulevard bond projects By Elsa Maxey

During the latest commissioners court meeting held Nov. 13 presided by Fort Bend County Commissioner Grady Prestage in Judge Bob Hebert’s absence, there were two agenda items amounting Picture (L-R): Ulisis Duran-Classic Chevrolet; Mark Kolon, General Sales Manager-Classic Chevrolet; Don Kerstetter, Owner-Classic Chevrolet; Nancy Olson-Honorary Chair; John Hancock-husband of Linda Hancock; and Ray Aguilar-Classic Chevrolet

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have gone before us and those you hold most dear. The event will begin at 6:00 pm, with the Tree of Honor Lighting Ceremony at

6:30 pm. This year, Fort Bend Seniors Meals on Wheels has chosen to honor longtime volunteer and community activist, Linda Hancock, posthumously. She was recognized for TREE, continued on page 5

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Standing room only at Stafford council meeting By Karen Daniels

Neighbors from Dove Country and Kingsway communities filled the Stafford City Council room to discuss traffic considerations at the intersection of Staffordshire and Willow Road. One of the concerns is the limited view drivers have when exiting either side of Willow Road due to the stop sign being set a good distance back from Staffordshire Road. Mary Hughes, president of the Dove Country Home Owners

Assoc. said, "This is creating a blind spot and residents are having trouble entering and exiting both neighborhoods." It is her recommendation that a stop light be added for the safety of vehicles and pedestrians. A second concern involves the excessive speed of drivers on Staffordshire when traveling through the underpass south of Highway 90. STANDING, continued from page 5

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operational. It was authorized as part of an expansion effort detailed in the county’s capital improvement projects, proposed in two phases and budgeted at $383,000. Phase one completed extending an access road with drainage, water lines and electrical service to the new dog park area. Also, now there are picnic pavilions, walking trails and a parking lot there. Phase two of the new addition to be completed before the end of the year, as reports indicate, includes agility equipment, shading, walking trails, and designated places for large and small dogs. While the number of canines in Fort Bend County is not readily quantifiable, one thing that is known is that in this part of the county, dogs will have their very own, dedicated place to exercise. Some say it’s also another venue for dog owners, too, “since they can come along with the dogs to socialize and exercise,” quipped one dog owner. Kitty Hallow Park is on 190 acres at 9555 Highway 6 featuring a fitness trail, play areas, a baseball field, grills, covered tables and benches, a lake with a fishing pier, an WOOF’S, continued on page 5

to almost $10 million that were acted on. The expenditures to be made for both items come from bond funds approved by area taxpayers. In particular, unanimous approval action authorized a design/build agreement between Fort Bend County and Crain Group for $2,885,000. It is for the renovation of the George Memorial Library in Richmond. It will be done in two-phases and will include design and construction of renovations to the

exterior and also to the interior of the building, as well as system upgrades. There was also a request to approve a payment for services on an invoice submitted by the City of Sugar Land for road improvements to University Boulevard. Sugar Land should soon have $6,999,016.50 it has already spent for that joint mobility project which is in Precinct 4. The funds from the APPROVES, continued on page 5

FBISD projects major growth in Sienna, Riverstone, Grand Parkway corridor By Betsy Dolan

The Fort Bend ISD Board of Trustees voted to begin the construction bid process on Elementary School #46 in the Aliana subdivision along the Grand Parkway corridor, one of the areas projected by the district to grow significantly in the coming years. Two trustees, Dave Rosenthal and Jenny Bailey, abstained from voting due to their concerns over the estimated enrollment numbers for the new school which is projected to open at 76% utilization and be full utilized by 2016. "I'm very uncomfortable in this legislative year and without knowing what cuts we might be facing to build a new school when we haven't looked at all of the options like Pecan Grove Elementary which

is underutilized right now," Bailey said. "I'd like to look at the numbers and look at other options and possibly postpone number 46 until 2015." Enter Justin Silhavy, who is to Fort Bend ISD what Nate Silver is to political polls. The district's Demographic and Planning Coordinator uses a complex system of charts, maps, engineering plats, historical patterns and old fashioned conversation to predict where the district is likely to grow and where it is likely to shrink. Silhavy recently presented a demographic and building utilitzation update to the trustees that highlighted growth areas, overcrowding issues and likely locations for new schools in the next 10 years. According to Silhavy, the Fort Bend ISD student population which had been stagnant during

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the economic downturn, is now on the rise. As of October 2012, there are 69,481 students attending Fort Bend ISD schools, an increase from the fall of 2009. The northern tier of the district, where Aliana sits, is expected to grow significantly as the energy corridor near the Katy Freeway grows and with on-going improvements to the Grand Parkway, Silhavy told the trustees. "Right now there is 3.5 million square feet of office space in that area with 2.5 million more in the pipeline. I'm projecting that growth to spur residential development in the northern part of the district," Silhavy said. Currently Riverstone, Sienna Plantation in the central part of the district, and Aliana to the north are the most active housing developments in the district and Silhavy predicts they will continue to hold that pattern into 2017. Other northern developments like Grand Mission Estates and Fieldstone as well as Sienna South are also projected to grow significantly. As enrollment balloons in some areas, it decreases in FBISD, continued on page 5

Oh, say it ain’t so! By LeaAnne Klentzman

Security – we don’t need no stink’n security! So folks, after an austerity CRIMINAL OF THE WEEK move by your local school administration - the canceling of overnight security at the bus barns how’s that work’rn for ya’? Sure, ya’ saved a few bucks, but you can bet this is just the beginning for these poor misunderstood students - who will be baacccckkkkkk!  

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pulling kids behind the boat. Meanwhile, their wives will have to cook bacon, pork and beans, and french fries in an under-equipped kitchen and spend an inordinate amount of time washing dishes, whether by hand or filling and emptying a dishwasher. Both husband and wife work harder at the “weekend” place than they ever thought about working at home where they have a maid at least once a week. My own kids are going to their “river” place for Thanksgiving. Not me. If I’m going to fix Thanksgiving dinner I’m at least going to do it in my wellequipped kitchen. Or I’m going to accept one of the four invitations I’ve received to eat with friends and other relatives. To each his own. Have fun everybody! Just typical....... Local Republican leaders thought they were so smart. They thought they were being so smart to withdraw their support from Bruce Fleming, that Republican candidate in the Pct. 1 commissioner race who was a serial voter and a serial homestead exemption filer, on the one hand. Then on the other hand, they insisted all “real” Republicans vote a straight party ticket. Guess what that does?-lets Bruce Fleming continue his voter philandering ways. And the Republican hierarchy darn well knew it. In fact, they threatened to censure Republican officeholders

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In the last general election in 2008, the Democrats beat the Republicans in straight party votes by 50.3% to 49.1%. Total votes cast that year in Fort Bend was 205,931. This year the total votes cast was 222,626 and the Republicans beat the Democrats in straight party votes by 53.19% by 46.07%. My conclusion is that Fort Bend Republicans were mad and voted straight party. Why else would you vote a straight party ticket? Back in 2008, Obama received 48.5% of the votes while McCain got 50.9%. This year, Obama received 46.08% to Romney’s 52.91%. The only conclusion one can draw is that Fort Benders like Romney better than McCain. Figures. People in Fort Bend like to think they are either rich like Romney or will be one day. They relate to him more than they did the warlike McCain. Over the U.S. supposedly more 36% single women voted for Obama. Conclusion: Fort Bend doesn’t have that many single women and the single women they do have are trying not to be. On election night I watched a little of Fox News to see how they were taking the defeat. I would watch for about 10 minutes than call a friend and ask them to talk me off the cliff I had climbed on listening to Fox. I happened to be watching when Karl Rove tried to talk them out of calling Ohio for Obama. Megyn Kelly even

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showed its face on Friday when Hostess, an 80-year-old company, an American icon, closed its doors. Unionized workforce’s high pensions and medical costs caused Hostess to By Barbara J. Carlson enter bankruptcy for a second time in less than five years. With thousands of union members on strike and their refusal to accept reduced wages and benefits, strikers were cautioned that Hostess would shut down its operations if striking workers refused to return to work by Thursday. Ultimately, the union cost more than 18,500 jobs. Will the union be there to pick up Senator Patty Murray tells guidance—her boss? If Rice the pieces for 18,500 families America we should go over can’t handle the tough questions, who may potentially lose their the fiscal cliff and see where then she is not qualified to be homes and their savings because the chips fall. Democrats are Secretary of State. Obama really of greed when so many across expecting Republicans to cave thinks the American people the country are suffering? in to the “compromise” that are buying his rhetorical bunk Wasn’t a job better than no job must come into play in less that his orders to the national during challenging times? than 50 days—while still no security team were “to do The Left still doesn’t get talk of reducing our spending. whatever we need to do to make it. Unions were created long Arrogance exudes from Obama sure they’re safe”? Perhaps the ago for very specific—and as he tells America “Come 50.4% of the country will buy very good—reasons. Like after me” on Benghazi and it but certainly not the 48.1% technology and how the world his defending Rice. Obama who have got Obama pegged. has changed, it’s time that we touted that he cared about Will this be our generation’s relook at the fiscal destruction middle class, but met with 12 historic embarrassing cover-up? unions are causing taxpayers. top CEOs last week—with no So much for transparency. small business representation. How far should Wal-Mart Our country is in a dark go in punishing its employees place. Obama told America if they strike on Black Friday, “When they go after the UN the busiest shopping day of the Ambassador, apparently because year? Where did United Food they think she’s an easy target, and Commercial Workers Union then they’ve got a problem get its misguided perception with me.” No, Mr. President, that it had the right to bully you sent Rice on five Sunday Wal-Mart executives into talk shows, speaking for the collective bargaining? UFCW White House. She reports to is NOT even the official union you. Are you really going to for Wal-Mart’s employees. Has stonewall the American people the Chicago union bully tactics that Rice spoke without accurate spread across the nation? knowledge and without your Union greed once again

Are we ready to stand as a strong front and fight for our country’s survival or hand it over to the bully? Dr. and Mrs. Alan E. Felthous of Cardondale, Illinois announce the engagement and of their daughter Elizabeth to Charles Lowery, son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Lowery of Missouri City. The bride-elect is a 2002 graduate of Eastern Illinois University where she received a Bachelor of Science and a 2004 graduate of Sam Houston State University where she received a Master of Arts in Educational Counseling. Elizabeth is currently in private practice. The groom-elect from the class of 2005 at Texas A & M University Galveston where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Marine Biology. He is currently teaching AP Environmental Science and Chemistry in Waller ISD where he is a teacher/team leader. The couple will exchange vows on January 5, 2013 at Moody United Methodist Church in Galveston.

It’s time The Hill has a serious discussion, and reform needs to come within the union structure. Unions have become disruptive—the locusts of society. Texas is a right-towork state, so, union members, take a moment and thank your union boss that only 30% of the employees cost the other 70% of the workforce to lose their jobs, careers and retirement. Obama is right: “The fiscal cliff could be avoided”… if only we had the best and the brightest in Congress and the White House leading our country right now. God bless our great country and that we can turn this fiscal mess around. God bless Israel. For comments, contact Barbara J. Carlson at Barbara@ FortBendBusinessJournal.com.

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Tree of Honor event to honor Linda Hancock, posthumously TREE, continued from page 1

many accomplishments including: One of Texas’ 10 Outstanding Republican Women by the Texas Federation of Republican Women, she was Commissioned the Yellow Rose of Texas by Governor George W. Bush in 1995, Volunteer of the Year - Fort Bend Seniors Meals on Wheels, Houston Chronicle’s

Faces In The Crowd and the was given the Judge James Adolphus Award for Outstanding Service to the Republican Party and the Community. Educational Awards Foundation and Casa de Esperanza. She was a member of Sugar Land United Methodist Church with her husband, John. “The world got a little darker when we lost Linda Hancock this

year,” said Nancy Olson. “She was a brilliant force of light; for no one worked harder or was more committed to the causes she believed in. She was a true champion for Fort Bend Seniors, and therefore; it is so fitting she be remembered and honored at this event. She is truly missed by so many.” “Linda was a dedicated supporter of Fort Bend Seniors

Standing room only at Stafford Council Meeting time, 22 accidents were recorded; however, the data does not Stafford's City Engineer, Charles document near-misses. The Russell, gave a presentation breakdown is as follows: to Council on the matter. He 5 - Not in intersection stated that on 06/15/2012, public 4 - Near intersection, but not a works added signs to each crossing maneuver side of Staffordshire roadways 13 - Involved the intersection alerting drivers to the oncoming (1-ran stop sign) intersection. Additionally, accident Russell spoke of unintended data was collected from April 2009 consequences that can sometimes - June 2012 for that intersection occur when trying to solve (plus 200 feet), and during that a problem. For example, a STANDING, continued from page 1

reduction in right-angle collisions could decrease with a stop light or stop sign, but an increase in rear-ends could also occur. Statistically, he explained, 1 in 5 drivers have an impairment whether it is alcohol, drugs, fatigue, or distracted driving, and it was Russell's recommendation that a warrant study be ordered from a non-biased engineering firm to determine the best course of action for the intersection. This

Meals on Wheels,” said Manuela Arroyos, Fort Bend Seniors Meals on Wheels CEO. “For too many years to count, Linda gave of her time, energy and resources to help grow our agency. There was no question about honoring her work and her memory at this year’s Tree of Honor event.” All of the lights and ornaments on the tree will symbolize someone special and those study will measure approach angles, speed, volume, and provide suggestions. A certain criteria must be met prior to adding signals, signs, or road markings. Mayor Scarcella commended the audience for presenting the problem in a "responsible manner" and stated "the goal is to do the right thing." The study will be conducted and City Council will provide another time to present the data to the public for their response.

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county represent reimbursement to the city for the improvements to University Boulevard in addition to those on North Bridge and University South through

Brazos Landing. This project is among the ones approved under the 2007 mobility bond package about 5 years ago. Fort Bend County maintains what is termed a multiyear Capital Projects Plan that

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is the expansion of University Boulevard in Sugar Land, 22 miles, which is well underway. Fort Bend County’s share on that one alone amounts to $11.2 million. Earlier this year in February, Fort Bend County and the City of Richmond celebrated the completion of a 2007 mobility project. The phase one improvements to Williams Way Boulevard included 1.53 miles of a four-lane roadway with a curb and gutter drainage system to facilitate traffic to and from the new Fort Bend County Justice Center from U.S. 59. That project amounted to $3.4 million and was funded with a portion of funds from the $156 million mobility bond funds.

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others as neighborhoods age. Balancing enrollments and making sure schools are between 80-90% building utilization is a challenge, Silhavy said. He told the trustees that he recommends proceeding with the opening of Elementary #46 for the fall of 2014, opening a new elementary in Riverstone on land that has already been purchased in 2016 with two other elementary schools opening in the north by 2019 and one elementary opening in Sienna South by 2020. He is projecting the need for two new middle schools, one in the north and one in the south by 2022 and

a new high school in the central area to help alleviate overcrowding at Travis, Bush and Kempner by 2020.

honored will have their names called during at the Tree Lighting Ceremony. You can join the Honorary Circle for $500. Lights and ornaments also available for purchase are: $10 Light; $25 Dove Ornament; $50 Angel Ornament and $100 Star Ornament. Each donor will receive a special token to be given to the named honoree. Light hors d'oeuvres will be provided. There will be a variety of holiday tunes at the Tree of Honor, and for the children, there will be face painting, holiday coloring and cookies. To sponsor or purchase a

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observation deck and two soccer fields. The county advises residents to visit between 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. during the fall and winter. Hours extend until 8 p.m. in the summer. This is not the only dog park in town, however. The City of Sugar Land owns and operates Pawm Springs Dog Park at Commonwealth and University Boulevards opened three years ago in Oct. 2009. The fenced-in six acre park has one of the areas reserved for small dogs. It is a tropical resort-style dog park with a shaded pavilion and an accompanying resort-style pond. Closed on Mondays, its hours of operation are from sunrise to sunset. No doubt, there are probably other dog parks under development for those “lucky dogs.”

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Who ya’ gonna believe, administrators or your lie’n eyes? What’s next? Tires? Are they really all that important on kiddie transports? Nah, y’all don’t need no stink’n security.

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Good Oral Health Promotes Good Overall Health Good oral health promotes good overall health. But access to affordable dental care is a constant battle for too many as Texas ranks in the bottom eight states in the number of dentists per 10,000 residents.1 The Texas Coalition of Dental Support Organizations (TCDSO) salutes the dental care professionals at Sugar Land Modern Dentistry & Sugar Land Dental Group, who hosted a Serve Day Texas event to help those in need of care. Through our Members’ ongoing efforts to expand access to affordable, quality dental care, the mission of the Texas Coalition of Dental Support Organizations is to help make the oral healthcare access crisis in Texas a thing of the past over the next decade.

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NEW TERRITORY • Large lovely well kept 2 story plantation home in a cul-de-sac. Large yard w/no back neighbors. Storage shed stays. 4 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths. Gameroom up & master down. Tile in all downstairs except for master bedroom. Kitchen has avanza, gas range, ref. Stays. Is open to family room-- high celings everywhere-- ceiling fans galore. Don’t miss this inviting home in a desirable school district!! $2,350 per month . Call Barb Montgomery 713-898-3938.

EXOTIC ISLE • Great 2 story private retreat on Colorado River 7 miles from Intercoastal & 14 miles from gulf. Incredible river view, gorgeous screened in deck, pier & cleaning table, bulkhead just repaired. Huge gameroom, mud room, extra bdrm & bathroom down. Master, kitchen, living up for view. Appliances & most furniture stay. Also golf cart. 45A island w/15 homes, full time caretaker. Pool, never flooded. Quiet peaceful unique!! $325,000. Call Barb Montgomery 713-898-3938.

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SIENNA PLANTATION • Beautiful home located in a quite neighborhood of only a few homes. This is the former Newmark model and is located on Oyster Creek. The screened porch makes for a relaxing evening watching the birds and enjoying the outside views provided by the natural setting. The welcoming entry way leads to a elegant study with hardwood floors, open formal dining room with glass block, 20’’ tile floors, oversided island kitchen, custom cabinets,granite counter tops, and stainless appliances.Solar screens. $296,988. Call Brooks Simmons to see!!!! 713-502-8905

SIENNA PLANTATION • immaculate Trendmaker home located on the #7 Fairway of Sienna Plantation Golf Course. Tenderly lived in this home has all the upgrades. Recent appliances, ceiling fans, and hardwood floors. Balcony offers magnificent views and numerous fruit trees in backyard. Create your own paradise. $409,323. Call Brooks Simmons to see!!!! 713-502-8905

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VENETIAN ESTATES: Beautifully Renovated 1-Story Home situated on Gorgeous Water Lot on Private Cul-desac Complete w/Boat Dock & Sparkling Pool. $96K Additional Upgrades; 3 Bedrms; 3 Baths $665,000. Call Arlene Rolsen (281)414-8400 (906GO)

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SIENNA PLANTATION: Stunning 2-Story Home situated on #3 Fairway of Golf Course offers Private Study, Wood Flrs, Remodeled Island Kitchen w/ Granite, High Ceiling, and Much More! 4/3.1/3A $247,500. Call Arlene Rolsen (281)414-8400 (3415PO)

WATERSIDE VILLAGE: Charming 1-Story Home offers Both Formals, Wide-Plank Laminate Wood Flrs, Family Rm w/Gas Log F/P, and Open Kitchen. Great Starter Home! 3/2/2A $149,900. Call Arlene Rolsen (281)414-8400 (4910LW)

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SIENNA PLANTATION: Two-Story Custom Home Nestled on Quiet Cul-de-sac & Backs to Wooded Reserve; Extended Patio; Pool; 2 Bedrms Down; Game Rm + Study Down; 3rd Bedrm/Game Rm; Granite Counters; A/C Workshop; 5/4.1/3 A $349,990. Call Arlene Rolsen (281)414-8400 (3806NF)

HT&BRR: Beautiful home with living/ dining rooms; nice kitcen; 5 bedrooms. Backyard: Detached garage, Chicken Coop/Stable. Easy access: Hwy 6; FM521 & 288. $158,000. Call Linda Guerrero (713)885-7314 (2811BS)

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3 bedrooms, 3 full baths, 2-story living area, formal dining, screened-in porch. 2 car garage, citrus trees. Excellent closet space. Storm door in front faces courtyard. $84,900; $200/mo maintenance for water/ sewer, trash pickup & building exterior. 1843 sf per tax rolls. Pool & clubhouse. Walk to new city center athletic facility & golf club. (2915CA)

QUAIL VALLEY IN TIME FOR THE HOLIDAYS. Beautifully landscaped 4 bedroom, 2 ½ bath with huge living area, formal dining & a fabulous enclosed sunroom looking out to the gorgeous back yard. Accent lighting front & back. Updated kitchen with tile, granite, appliances, huge master down with great bath, separate study. Huge upstairs bedrooms with added study area. $184,900. Quiet street, ready for move-in. (3826PV)

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STAFFORD/HOUSTON UNINCORPORATED UNRESTRICTED AND NO HOA. 2 homes for sale on almost 1/3 ACRE lot! Close to HWY 59 and FM 1092. One home 2 beds 1 bath updated. Other home 1 bed/1 bath. Well & Septic and gas available. RESIDENTIAL OR BUSINESS. REDUCED to $225K

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2107 SPUR CANYON CT. Riverpark West 4/3/2 Meritage Wimbledon flr plan, kit. w/42 in. cabinets, master bath w/whirlpool tub, formals Mike Martin $219,980

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FORT BEND! 1 story 3 bedrooms 2 full bath. Washer/dryer, Fridge, & blinds, all included! Plus closing cost help with Builder’s lender. Over 1800 sqft! Better than Renting. Close to Hwy 59 South. Call for details! Great Investment home too. Pool & Lake in neighborhood and close to shopping.

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ENERGY CORRIDOR • Many updates and upgrades.Living area has high ceiling. Separate dining room. Island kitchen.Upgrades include tech shield, roof, a/c,furnance,tile,water heater,plumbing & light fixtures,applia nces,doors,sprinkler system and more. (12423RK)

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SILVER RIDGE – Everything is special about this home! 1.8 acres of serene lakefront property. Beautifully customized w/ hardwoods, granite, lighting, fixtures – too numerous to list all. Master down w/room-sized closet. HUGE gameroom up. Formals, Study, 4 bed, 3 ½ bath, and 4-car garage! Fabulous covered patio area. Your own private paradise! $588,000. MLS# 26273044 (4710AL)

LAKE OLYMPIA - Fabulous open floor plan perfect for growing families. All 4 bedrooms up, spacious formal living & dining on 1st floor. Updated kitchen with Granite counters, undermount sink. Gleaming wood floors in breakfast and family room. French doors open to backyard. Sits across from nature reserve so no neighbors in front. MLS # 21372600 $157,500. (2726PV)

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FORT BEND Riverstone REAL ESTATE BRIEFS BY BECKY HALL STAR REAL ESTATE SPECIALIST W.C.R. / ABWA

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With new-home sales nearly double last year’s recordbreaking pace, Riverstone is looking ahead to impressive year-end statistics. Builders sold 504 new homes in the Fort Bend community planned community by through Oct. 31, a 98 increase Johnson Development Corp. over the 254 homes sold through “Sales in all of Sienna’s the first 10 months of 2011. new neighborhoods have been Riverstone has maintained exceptional,” says Michael a steady sales pace throughout Smith, general manager of the the year, reporting as many 7,000-acre community. “Not as 27 sales in one week. that folks need to go to the “Sales have been robust extreme to purchase a homesite, all year,” said Tom Wilcox, but the demand is very high.” general manager of Riverstone. Sienna Plantation is home “Five months ago we were also to three water parks including reporting a 100 percent increase the south’s largest private water in sales. What’s really impressive adventure park, the all-new is that last year we sold more Sienna Springs Resort Pool, 36 homes in the community than parks and playgrounds, the Camp ever before — until 2012.” Sienna Sports Complex, the Not surprisingly, statistics Sienna Plantation Golf Club, a on housing starts also indicate 6,000-square-foot fitness center, significant gains this year. eight lighted tennis courts and Builders have started 388 lakes for fishing and kayaking. homes in Riverstone through Families in the community Oct. 31. Last year, builders attend schools in the renowned had started 217 homes through Fort Bend Independent School. the same time period. Plus, the community recently Metrostudy ranks Riverstone opened its first private school, third among Houston-area Sienna Lutheran Academy. master-planned communities, Visit the Sienna Home per housing starts. Finder Center, 5777 Sienna “Riverstone has become one Parkway, for special birthday of Houston’s most enduring incentives from Sienna’s communities, enjoying premier homebuilders. The impressive sales even while center is open Monday – Friday the area housing market was from 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.; in recovery mode,” said David Saturday from 10 a.m. – 5 Jarvis, Metrostudy’s director of p.m.; and Sunday from noon the Houston region. “Riverstone – 5 p.m. where families also has struck the right chord with a can secure information on prime location, distinctive homes Sienna’s builders, amenities, and diverse amenity offerings.” schools and more. For more information After sleeping in her car to get on Riverstone, a project of the homesite she wanted, Sienna The Johnson Development Plantation resident Pauline Corporation, visit www. Filipek, shown with her three riverstone.com. dogs, is all smiles with Richard Davis of Monterey Homes.

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Sienna Plantation resident goes to extreme for homesite of her dreams How strong are sales in Sienna Plantation’s new wooded, lakefront neighborhoods? Strong enough that Sienna resident Pauline Filipek and her three dogs slept in her car on Friday, November 9 in order to be the first to purchase a homesite in The Crest, a Sienna neighborhood with lakefront homesites and 100-year-old oak trees. “Pauline told me she was going to spend the night in front of our model in Sienna, but I really didn’t expect her to go through with it,” says Richard Davis, sales manager for Monterey Homes in Sienna Plantation. “When I pulled up to our model early that morning, sure enough there she was.” An email announcing Monterey Homes’ plans to offer its eleven lots in The Crest spurred Filipek to take the drastic measure of snuggling with her dogs in order to ensure her spot at the front of the line. “I heard others were showing up early and I would be kicking myself if I lost out on the homesite I wanted,” recalls Filipek, a Sienna Plantation resident since 2009. “I knew I was going to have to get to the Meritage Homes Sales Center early, so why not just spend the night there?” The Crest is one of eleven new neighborhoods with wooded, lakefront homesites, winding walking paths and nature-inspired playgrounds to open in Sienna Plantation, the award-winning master-

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281-690-4205 Fort Bend Chamber hosts Harris Co. Infrastructure Update The Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce will host Harris County Infrastructure Update on Thursday, November John Blount 29, 2012 with John Blount, PE, LEED AP, Harris County Public Infrastructure Department. The breakfast will be held at Sugar Land Conference Center, 12999 Jess Pirtle Blvd., Sugar Land, from 7:30 – 9:00 AM. Sponsorship provided by Aguirre & Fields, LP. John Blount is a 1984 graduate of the University of Houston. He has worked in

the Civil Engineering Field for twenty-eight years and is a Registered Professional Engineer (WI) (TX) as well as a LEED accredited professional. He has worked at Harris County for the last twentyfive years holding positions as an Inspector, Compliance Manager and Manager of Permits. He currently holds the position as Director of Architecture and Engineering for the Harris County Public Infrastructure Department. He serves on the National Sanitation Foundations’ (NSF) Joint Wastewater Committee and was previously chairman of the Texas Onsite Wastewater Research Council appointed by Governor Perry.

The Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce Infrastructure Planning Division continues to educate and advocate for transportation, infrastructure and development programs throughout the region. Acknowledging that a strong infrastructure is a prerequisite for cities and communities to thrive. Details of upcoming seminars can be found at www. FortBendChamber.com. Individual Member Reservation available for $25 - Non-Member Reservation available for $35 – At the door for $40. Register today at www.FortBendChamber. com or contact Farrah Gandhi at 281-566-2152 or Farrah@fortbendcc.org.

Cashing in on your website visibility presented by the Fort Bend Chamber The Business and Professional Division of the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce will host a lunch Dominik Hussi and learn seminar on Cashing in on Your Website Visibility. The seminar will be held at the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce, 445 Commerce Green Blvd., Sugar Land, on Wednesday, November 28, from 11:30 am – 1:00 pm. Hear from Dominik Hussl, Partner of SEO411, a turnkey

marketing company in Fort Bend County. Dominik has over 15 years of experience in internet marketing, working with small businesses as well as Fortune 500 companies. Dominik teaches internet marketing for the University of Houston’s Small Business Development Center. He will be speaking on topics such as: • How to make your business rank higher in search results • How to select the right keywords for YOUR business • What is the website content that produces sales • What are good and bad links (Note: Bad links can hurt you!)

• How to protect yourself from unscrupulous SEO vendors Individual Member Reservations are available for $25 - Non-Member Reservations are available for $35 – At the door $40. Lunch and materials are included. Register today at FortBendChamber.com. For more information or reservations, contact Matthew Ferraro at matthew@ fortbendcc.org, or call 281.491.0277 -281.491.0112 (fax) Cancellations must be received in writing and confirmed by 4 p.m. Nov. 26. Thereafter full payment is due.

Open auditions for the Fort Bend Boys Choir is Dec. 1 Boys who love music and singing should audition for the Fort Bend Boys Choir, a place where boys have a voice! Young boys from all over the Fort Bend and Houston metropolitan area have the chance to learn more about music and singing as well as many of life’s important lessons like leadership, making friends and building selfconfidence and self-esteem – all in a safe, proactive setting. Boys age eight (8) and older with unchanged voices are invited to audition. No previous singing experience is necessary. Open auditions will be held at the First United Methodist

Church Missouri City, 3900 Lexington Blvd., Missouri City, TX from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 Noon on Saturday, December 1. Scholarships and carpooling assistance are available! *Be sure to ask about Music Magic, the choir's music enrichment class for six and seven year old boys that starts in late January 2013! Find out more about the Fort Bend Boys Choir and how they make a difference in the lives of boys by visiting their website at www.fbbctx.org; or, call the choir office at (281) 240-3800 to schedule an alternate audition time. You can also check out their fan page on Facebook.

Fort Bend Boys Choir Tour Choir members past and present: back row – Emmanuel Arredondo, Philip Chong and Emilio Fautsch; middle row – Shawn Chacko and Derrick Cyprian; in front – Caeden Holly.


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GARST Alice Berniece Garst passed away at home on November 12, 2012. Born in Jasper, Missouri on October 6, 1927, she married William E. Garst (“Gene”) in 1951 and moved to Houston. She is the mother of Douglas E. Garst. The family has lived in Sugar Land for the past 28 years. Gene predeceased her in 2009. Her family was her life. She was a beloved wife and was devoted to her son and his family, Nancy Garst and grandchildren, Michelle Elizabeth Garst and Adam Douglas Garst. Surviving siblings include Harlon Stump, Ieleen Edmonson, Virginia Mae Hemphill and Wanda Kinney. She loved her many nieces and nephews. In addition to her family, Berniece was loved by her friends, many of whom had a chance to visit her during her final illness. Neighbor and longtime friend Jim Hannah will give the eulogy at the funeral service. Berniece was an employee

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After a long and arduous trial Terence Tramaine Andrus was sentenced to death last week for the murders of two Houston parents in the parking lot of the Kroger store on Highway 6 S near Bissonnet. Around midnight on October 15, 2008 the lives of two separate families, then strangers to one another, were forever changed by the action of one Houston man. According to law enforcement officials and court testimony, Terence Andrus,24, was in the grocery store parking lot trying to steal a car when he shot three people; killing two. On that October night Avelino Diaz was sitting in his car waiting on his wife to purchase milk inside Kroger’s grocery store located in the 9300 block of Highway 6. In an attempt to steal his car, Andrus ordered the waiting Diaz from his car at gunpoint. Testimony

Republican Women’s Club and Quail Valley Quails. One of her greatest loves was serving as an Election Judge for over 25 years and as a Republican Party Precinct Chair. She is survived by her husband, Bill, two sons, Steve and wife Donnice, and Eric and wife Kimberly, four grandchildren, Savannah, Walker, David and Whitney, brother, David, and numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held at 9:00 am on Monday, November 19 at St. Laurence Catholic Church (3100 Sweetwater Blvd., Sugar Land, TX 77479). Following the visitation, a Funeral Mass will be held starting at 10:00 am. Interment will be held at Woodlawn (8010 Katy Freeway at Antoine, Houston, TX 77024).

revealed that Diaz got out of the car, but Andrus shot him anyway in the back of the head; killing him instantly. Terence Andrus Reportedly as Andrus ran, he encountered another car occupied by Steve and Kim Bui, a Sugar Land couple. During the trial Steve Bui testified that he and his wife, Kim, were on their way to the store to buy groceries when Andrus shot at their car numerous times. During that hail of gunfire, Kim Bui suffered a fatal gunshot wound and died on the way to the hospital. Steve Bui, who also suffered gunshot injuries, recovered and testified against his wife’s killer. Andrus simply walked out of the parking lot that night and returned to his apartment in the darkness, taking neither of

the cars he killed for. Terence Tramaine Andrus was found in New Orleans about a month later where he was arrested on an aggravated robbery charge. According to Sheriff’s spokesman Bob Haenel, on his way back to Houston Andrus confessed to the killings, claiming that the Bui shootings were a result of self-defense. Prosecutor John Hawkins said “The prosecution admitted evidence to the contrary, instead proving that Andrus shot at the side of the car as it drove by. Andrus also stated he was high on drugs at the time.” “These were senseless crimes committed against ordinary people doing ordinary, everyday things,” stated prosecutor John Hawkins. “What is more routine than driving to the store to get a carton of milk?” asked Hawkins. Terence Andrus was tried in a Fort Bend County court where it took the jury only an hour

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THODE Maureen Jean Thode, 72, passed away peacefully on November 14, 2012. She was born on July 21, 1940 in Vermillion, South Dakota to Col. Henry and Marie Sweeney. She graduated from Incarnate Word High School in San Antonio. She married William H. B. Thode, Jr. in 1959. In addition to her favorite career as a stay-at-home mom and homemaker, Maureen worked at various times in the mortgage and banking industries, and for the Fort Bend County Judge. She enjoyed flower arranging, playing bridge, and cooking, especially trying new recipes. Throughout her life, she was active in various organizations, including Bouquettes Garden Club, Fort Bend Aggie Moms, various PTOs, Fort Bend

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at Arthur Andersen from the mid-60’s to the mid-80’s and supported her husband’s career as an attorney and landman at Shell for more than 30 years. The family expresses its appreciation to her devoted caregivers, Aurora Velasquez, Connie Kuligowski, and Renee Kelly, who cared for her tenderly and carefully, making it possible for her to continue to live at home for many years. Interment will be held at Greenlawn Memorial Park in Rosenberg. Memorial donations may be directed to the Childhood Cancer Family Alliance.

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A nosey neighbor in a Katy area neighborhood alerted law enforcement to a residential burglary which led to an arrest. Sheriff’s spokesman Bob Haenel said, “A Katy-area man and a Cypress man are facing multiple burglary charges after being arrested last week.” It all started on Thursday, November 8, when a neighbor witnessed two men acting suspiciously around the house next door.  The “nosey neighbor” called 911 and reported seeing one of the suspicious men walk into his neighbor’s backyard and return carrying a duffle bag.  As luck would have it, the “nosey neighbor” was able to provide authorities with the license plate of the car in which the burglarizing duo was traveling.   Deputies responded to the home in the 2900 block of Empire Oaks Lane off Westheimer Parkway near Katy, and a report was taken which led to the surveillance of the suspect’s home in the 4700 block

of Windy Cypress in Harris County, said Haenel. “When the suspect, later identified as George Quintanilla, 19, left his home, Fort Bend detectives notified the Harris County Sheriff’s Office, who sent a marked squad car to the scene,” explained Haenel.  Haenel said when Quintanilla spotted the Harris County vehicle, he attempted to evade, however he was detained. Haenel said after Quintanilla was stopped, “Fort Bend detectives searched the suspect’s vehicle and found property that linked him to the Empire Oaks burglary case.”  Carlos Escareno, 18, of Cypress was eventually implicated in other burglary cases. A search warrant was issued for his residence in the 18100 block of Timber Crossing in Cypress where  detectives found stolen items that helped resolve several cases in both Fort Bend and Harris counties, he said. Quintanilla was charged with two counts of Burglary of a Habitation, Escareno faces four.  Quintanilla has been linked to

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burglary cases in Falcon Ranch and Parkway Oaks, both in Fort Bend County. Escareno was linked to two burglary cases in the Grand Lakes subdivision in Fort Bend County, three cases in Harris County and one case in Houston, said Haenel. During the investigation, firearms, jewelry, and electronics have been recovered. Quintanilla has posted an $8,000 bond on his charges

to determine his guilt. They then returned a punishment of death after considering information provided during the punishment phase of the trail. During that segment of the trial, the jury listened to victim after victim testify about attacks by Andrus, including deputy sheriffs. Further testimony revealed that Andrus was a 59 Bounty Hunter Blood gang member, and has the words “Murder Weapons” tattooed across the tops of both fists. “The jury has to decide if the defendant will be a continuing threat to society — and that includes prison guards and other inmates,” said prosecutor Thomas Pfeiffer. “The defendant has proven time and time again that he will continue to victimize our citizens and has no respect for lawful authority even while jailed. There is no doubt Terence Andrus will continue to threaten our society until he is put to death.”

and Escareno remains in the Fort Bend County jail on bonds of $75,000. Haenel said detectives expect Quintanilla and Escareno to be linked to even more burglaries in both Fort Bend and Harris counties as the investigation further unfolds.  Authorities in both jurisdictions ask anyone with information on either of these men or their crimes to contact Crime Stoppers. The vehicles are a 2002 white Mazda 626 and a late model white Ford Fusion. Anyone in Fort Bend or Harris counties who may have seen these vehicles in similar scenarios as witnessed in Quintanilla case is asked to call Fort Bend Crime Stoppers at 281-342TIPS (8477) or the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office at 281341-4665; or Crime Stoppers of Houston at 713-222-TIPS. All calls to Crime Stoppers are anonymous.

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Sugar Land accepts cooking oil for recycling Are you planning on deep-frying a turkey for the holidays? What will you do with the used cooking oil? Pouring the oil down the sink can lead to problems within the sanitary sewer system. Pouring used cooking oil on the ground may kill grass, and pouring it into the storm drain is illegal. So, what can be done with the used cooking oil? Recycle it! Used cooking oil can be recycled at the Public Works Office Recycling Center located at 111 Gillingham Lane.

Residents are welcome to bring their used cooking oil to the recycling center during normal business hours - Monday-Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Residents may dispose of 10 gallons of oil per day at no charge. Oil should be placed in a plastic or glass container for transport. Residents will pour the oil directly into the cooking oil storage container. Empty plastic or glass containers can be recycled utilizing the recycle bin next to the storage container. Cooking oil should not be confused with used

Kempner High School receives “2012 College Readiness Award” our students are college ready and have a bright future ahead of them,” said Dr. Anthony Indelicato, KHS Principal. “I want to thank all of our parents, community members, teachers and students for their hard work and dedication that has resulted in this recognition.” Karen Pennell, Assistant Vice President and ACT Southwest Regional Manager, congratulated KHS on their achievement. “These increases in scores and test participants can only happen as a result of the high school’s faculty and staff efforts, as well as the dedication of the Kempner students and parents who focus on college and career readiness,” Pennell said.

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AHS Students make chairs from newspaper What’s black and white and “read” all over — and sometimes even used to make chairs? Well, newspapers, of course. The students in the Stephen F. Austin High School honors physics course recently learned just how strong newspaper can be, but the lesson had nothing to do with journalism. The project, which called for students to make a “chair” using newspaper and masking tape that did not weight more than 4.4 lbs, taught students about forces. Students were given the assignment about six weeks in advance so they could build a chair that would hold the weight of their teachers, Matt Wilson or Sarah Williams. They are both physics teachers at AHS. “It’s a fun day in class, but

it’s teaching the students a kind of real-world application of physics. It’s learning how to balance the forces and how to build a structure that can distribute its mass around so that it can maintain the weight of the person sitting on the chair.”, said Wilson. Students in the class seemed to enjoy the project — although admitting it was a challenge. Mason Kallina’s chair withstood all the testing that Wilson could apply to it. Kallina said, “Projects like this one help make physics more fun. We have to think about real life and not just about equations.” “The creativity that comes through when they do these projects is absolutely amazing. What I like is for them to express their creativity”, Williams said.

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Methodist Sugar Land Hospital receives Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award Methodist Sugar Land Hospital has received the American Heart Association/ American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes Methodist Sugar Land Hospital’s Chris Siebenaler, Chief Executive Officer ; Janet Leatherwood, Chief commitment and success Nursing Officer; Becky Chalupa, Associate Chief Nursing Officer; Diane in implementing a higher McGraw, Director of Quality Management; Maria Socci, Stroke Program standard of stroke care by Manager and Dr. James Ling, Medical Director of the Stroke Program. ensuring that stroke patients receive treatment according to nationally accepted standards and recommendations. HAVE A SAVE AND HAPPY THANKSGIVING “With a stroke, time lost is David & Cindy Fauvelle brain lost, and the Get With The Guidelines–Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Auto Central Car Care Center Award demonstrates Methodist Sugar Land Hospital’s commitment to being one of OPEN: Friday, November 23rd • 7am - 6 pm the top hospitals in the country Saturday, November 24th • 8 am - 3 pm

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for providing aggressive, proven stroke care and addressing the important element of time,” said James Ling, M.D., Medical Director of the Methodist Sugar Land Stroke Program. “We will continue with our focus on providing care that has been shown in the scientific literature to quickly and efficiently treat stroke patients with evidence-based protocols,” said Maria Socci, Manager, Stroke Program. Methodist Sugar Land Hospital has developed a comprehensive system for rapid diagnosis and treatment of stroke patients admitted to the emergency department. This includes always being equipped to provide brain imaging scans,

having neurologists available to conduct patient evaluations and using clot-busting medications when appropriate. To receive the award, Methodist Sugar Land Hospital achieved an 85 percent or higher adherence to all Get With The GuidelinesStroke Quality Achievement indicators for two or more consecutive 12-month intervals and achieved 75 percent or higher compliance with six of 10 Get With The GuidelinesStroke Quality Measures, which are reporting initiatives to measure quality of care. These measures include aggressive use of medications, such as antithrombotics, anticoagulation therapy, deep vein thrombosis prophylaxis, cholesterol reducing drugs

and smoking cessation, all aimed at reducing death and disability and improving the lives of stroke patients. In addition to the Get With The Guideline-Stroke award, Methodist Sugar Land Hospital has also been recognized as a recipient of the association’s Target: Stroke Honor Roll, for improving stroke care. Over the past quarter, at least 50 percent of the hospital’s eligible ischemic stroke patients have received tissue plasminogen activator, or tPA, within 60 minutes of arriving at the hospital (known as ‘door-to-needle’ time). For a physician referral, please call Methodist Sugar Land Hospital’s physician referral line 281-274-7500, or visit MethodistSugarLand.com.

Fort Bend ISD to host community meetings for public phase of superintendent search Fort Bend ISD will host a series of community forums on November 27 and November 28 to gather the community’s input on the selection of a new superintendent. The search firm of Hazard, Young, Attea & Associates will conduct these public meetings, which will help in identifying desired characteristics in a new superintendent. Following are the public meeting dates, times and places: Tuesday, Nov. 27 • 7:30 a.m. – Fort Bend

ISD Administration Building Board Room (16431 Lexington Blvd., Sugar Land, 77479) • 7:00 p.m. – Sugar Land Middle School Commons (321 Seventh St., Sugar Land, 77498) Wednesday, Nov. 28 • 1:00 p.m. – Fort Bend ISD Administration Building Board Room (16431 Lexington Blvd., Sugar Land, 77479) • 7:00 p.m. – Elkins High School Auditorium (7007 Knights Court,

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Adolph said police have identified two women as potential suspects describing them as black women in their late 20s to early 30s with shoulder-length black hair. They reportedly left the scene after the attack in a black sedan driven by a black male. Adolph said, “Police were able to recover images of the vehicle and a license plate number from license plate recognition (LPR) cameras located on Town Center Boulevard South near the AMC Theater.” The license plate on the getaway car was DK2 B894; that car also displayed a Houston Texans sticker on the rear window. Adolph said, “For the last

four years, Sugar Land police have operated a pilot project using LPR systems. Five mobile systems were installed on police vehicles, and three "fixed" systems were installed at locations in the Town Square/ First Colony Mall area. The LPR camera systems are valuable tools to help identify vehicles used in the commission of crimes.” Additionally he said, “An expansion of the LPR system is currently being considered at major entrances and exits to Sugar Land.” This case remains under investigation. Police are asking if anyone with information about these suspects or the vehicle in the Target attack to call Fort Bend County Crime Stoppers at (281) 342-TIPS (8477).

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Comerica and Stafford MSD Middle School “Humanitarian of the Year” event to honor team up to teach financial literacy Public Library's (HPL) big red bus. Comerica's Vanessa In a joint effort between Reed teaches a monthly class Stafford MSD and Comerica at Stafford Middle School on Bank, 7th and 8th grade students budgeting, borrowing basics, the were surprised with a lesson in importance of good credit, and "Extreme Thanksgiving Financial how to balance a checkbook. She Makeover" and with the Houston wants to help students become By Karen Daniels

Students learn how to be better savers & efficient spenders.

better savers and efficient spenders. Real life experiences are presented to the class to demonstrate basic necessities, setting priorities and determining between wants and needs. A volunteer from the audience was selected for a game much like one you've seen on The Price is Right for students to select how much items for a typical Thanksgiving meal will cost. The students did pretty well, calling out costs, trying to assist the volunteer. Cherise Roberts, district Career Bridge Counselor said, "I believe the students have a much greater appreciation for what it takes for their parents to host and feed a family for the holidays." After the game, Comerica surprised the families of the 39 students enrolled in the youth savings program with a $50 gift card to HEB to purchase holiday groceries. Marques Lipscombe,

one of the student recipients of the gift card, explained that last year he opened a savings account with Comerica Bank at Stafford Middle School. Students are able to make monthly deposits at the school when Ms. Reed or one of Comerica's other volunteer teachers is there to teach about financial responsibility. J. Downey Bridgwater, Comerica's Houston Market President said, "We are proud of the dedication and commitment of these students to becoming good financial stewards and saving for their futures." Before the students were excused, they were invited to tour HPL's big red bus of technology. Computers, internet access, and workstations lined each side of the bus in a welcoming manner. Residents of Texas are available to sign up for a library card from the Houston Public Library.

Sugar Land will again hold Winter Wonderland on December 15 The City of Sugar Land's 'Winter Wonderland' is scheduled for Dec. 15, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Imperial Park Recreation Center, 234 Matlage Way. The center is located next to Imperial Park and the T.E. Harman Center. Winter Wonderland

allows parents to run last minute holiday errands while providing hours of fun for children ages 5-12. Kids spend the day bouncing on the exciting monkey motion quad jumper, running through an inflatable obstacle course and much more.

Lunch and snacks will be provided, and each child will receive a free event t-shirt. There will also be 50,000 pounds of REAL snow for the kids to enjoy!   Imperial Park Recreation Center members can sign up their children for $5 each,

or non-members can sign up for $20 per child. Space is limited, and pre-registration is required so call today.   For more information, contact the Imperial Park Recreation Center at (281) 275-2885 or visit www. sugarlandtx.gov.  

Child Advocates of Fort Bend’s “Black Friday” special is Friday, November 23 Don’t forget to purchase your Child Advocates of Fort Bend Christmas Home Tour tickets on Black Friday, November 23. Discounted tickets to the 21st annual tour, which takes place December 7 and 8, will only be available through the weekend. The ticket price increases to $25 beginning Monday, November 26. Tickets are available at all Fort Bend County Kroger and Randalls stores and online at www.cafb.org. There is no better way to get into the holiday spirit than attending the Tour, which has become a Fort Bend holiday tradition.

This is one of Child Advocates of Fort Bend’s largest fundraisers. Tickets make great gifts for family, friends and co-workers. For more information on the tour, sponsorships, volunteer opportunities, or to purchase tickets, contact Lisa Moore at 281-3445108 or lmoore@cafb.org.

The annual Humanitarian Land’s Halloween Boo Bash, of the Year Event, sponsored Fort Bend Meals on Wheels, by the Fort Bend Rotary Bio Medical Training Program Club and honoring Carole in Haiti and Shri Mahaganapati and Bob Brown, will be Charity Hospital in India. In held on December 4. addition, Rotary contributes Bob Brown, the founder to the Academic Excellence of Sugarland Telephone Program with FBISD and Company and Carole Brown sponsors the Interact Club have dedicated themselves for at Kempner High School. years to community service Scholarships to college bound in Fort Bend County. We students are awarded yearly. invite you, friends, business The Humanitarian Event leaders and members of the of the Year will be held at community to join together Safari Texas on December 4, in recognizing them. at 6:30p.m. The dress code Volunteerism and service is business attire. Following are important to the members dinner, highpoints of the of the Fort Bend Rotary, evening will be remarks by and they demonstrate these Bob Brown and a live auction beliefs in giving their time with Jeff Council serving as and support to charitable our auctioneer. Come join be closed and and organizations both inwill the states us inThursday honoring Carole Friday in observance of and abroad. Recipients of Bob Brown and in engaging the rotary’s support include with friends, savoring good Shared Dreams, Fort Bend food, and having a grand ARC, Asians Against Domestic and memorable evening. Abuse, Fort Bend Family Individual tickets are $100, Health Center, Sugar Landwill open andMonday sponsorship opportunities The Star office at 9:00 a.m. AARP, Helping Hands, Sugar start at $1,000through $2,500.

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Finishing up their holiday shopping with home tour tickets are (L to R): Child Advocates of Fort Bend staff members Lisa Moore, Cindy Anderson, Casey Davis and Metoyer Martin.

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Building better credit for better business loan U of H Fort Bend Co. Small Business Development Center is hosting this free seminar Wed., Nov. 28, 9:30 a.m.-noon, UH Fort Bend Co. SBDC, 117 Lane Dr., Suite 31, Rosenberg. For more information call 281-499-9787. Persons with disabilities who need accommodations need to call five business days prior to event. Sugar Land AARP Chapter 4075 meeting Sugar Land AARP Chapter 4075 meets Wednesday November 28, 1 PM, T E Harman Center(The old Community Center), 234 Matlage Way. The Program is on Viruses and what shot to take for protection presented by Dr. Vatavarian. For more info, call 281-494-2600 or 281494-2046.

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Inaugural Production at Center For the Arts Imperial Arts along with Cast Theatrical will present an encore weekend of Cast’s “Lend me a Tenor” 2012, November 29, November 30, & Dec. 1 & Dec. 2, Center for the Arts, 823 Third St., Rosenberg. Tickets now on sale. For tickets & info 281-277-7444 or www.theimperial.org.

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2012 Candlelight Tours Fort Bend Museum presents the 2012 Candlelight Tours Friday, www.RediClinic.com • Sugar Land Market H-E-B November 30, 6 p.m.-8 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 1, 2 p.m. to 8 p.m., 500 Houston Street, Richmond. Adults $5, Seniors $4, children $3. Tour the 1883 John M. Moore Home, shop “Candlelight Corner”, enjoy wassail No one can pay higher than us! Paying up to 98.5% of the market & cookies, listen to music. Group reservations should call 281-341value for your gold and silver. 7177 or 281-814-0004. Gold & Silver Refinery “Mistletoe Market” 3599 Highway 6 4655 Techniplex Dr., Stafford, Texas 77477 281.313.9999 Sugar Land, Texas 77478 You’re invited to a special shopping experience presented by Holy 281-690-4200 • www.fortbendstar.com www.kkbgoldrefinery.com (By Kroger at Settler’s Way) Cross Kids Preschool. The Mistletoe Market will be open on Friday evening, November 30, 6-9pm. Handmade and unique Christmas items SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 24 – SUNDAY NOVEMBER 25 will be featured by local vendors and businesses. Admission is free and The Exchange Club of Fort Bend meets every Wednesday, noon, Sweetwater “The Nutcracker Ballet” includes a raffle ticket! All proceeds benefit Holy Cross Kids Preschool, Country Club, 4400 Palm Royal Blvd., Sugar Land. For more information call Mike Reichek at 281-575-1145 or mike@reichekfinancial.com. The Missouri City Ballet presents “The Nutcracker Ballet” on a ministry of Holy Cross Episcopal Church. Sugar Land Morning Exchange Club November 24 and 25 at the Stafford Performing Arts Centre. Show ONGOING The Sugar Land Morning Exchange Club is an all-volunteer national sertimes are Sat. Nov. 24, 7pm and Sun. Nov. 25 at 2pm & 6pm. Imperial Arts new location Special group discounts available! Tickets range from $15.00-$20.00. Imperial Arts has a new location underway, although still under con- vice organization for men and women who want to serve their community, Purchase your tickets online at www.missouricityballet.org. struction and located in Historic Downtown Rosenberg, they are in develop leadership skills, and enjoy new friendships. The club meets every TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 27 need of volunteers for the following when their new Center for the Arts, Wednesday morning at 7:00 a.m., Sweetwater Country Club, Palm Royale Fort Bend Lawyers Care opening in mid-Nov. 2012: Guides/docents; box office; ushers; program Blvd, Sugar Land. Web site is ECSL.ORG UPCOMING Fort Bend Lawyers Care to hold a “Charitabull Event”, Tuesday, valets, film night volunteers & children’s art/ community activity volun“The Wizard Oz” November 27 all day long, at Bullritos, Brazos Town Center, 2776 teers. If you are interested call 832-278-9763. Broadway Bound will launch its 2012-2013 season with the family favorMercantile Dr., Ste. 302, Rosenberg. Bullritos will donate 20% of your Sugar Land Rotary bill to Fort Bend Lawyers Care. Funds donated are used to provide Become a Rotarian! Sugar Land Rotary meets every Wednesday @ ite, “The Wizard of Oz” the Broadway. Tickets range from $10-$25 and legal aid services to the less fortunates residents of Fort Bend Co. 12:00 noon, Sweetwater Country Club, 4400 Palm Royale Blvd., Sugar can be purchased at the ticket office, by phone 281-242-1055 or online at bbarstcentre@aol.com. For more information visit www.bbartscentre.com. Land. Contact Bill Griffin 832-724-3323, bill_griffin@bmc.com. Exchange Club of Fort Bend meets


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Members of the Fort Bend Chapter of the Texas German Society went out to eat for its annual "eat at a German Restaurant" event. This year King's Biergarten & Restaurant in Pearland was chosen.  This restaurant was voted as the best German Restaurant in America.  It was a wonderful outing for the group, getting a taste of Germany without leaving Texas. Those attending were: front row:  Frank Strieder, Ora Dell Strieder; middle row:  Irene Bohac, Theresa Schultz, Walter Todd, Juanita Todd; back row:  Loyce Anderson, Winona Luedeke, Evelyn Schmidt, Raymond Schmidt, Rev, Dr. Tom Schwartz, Carol Niemann, Delbert Niemann, and Cathy Hanzik.

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