Fort Bend Lifestyles & Homes March 2010
fort bend COUNTY CALENDAR OF events
DEADLINE MAR 05
Fort Bend County Alumnae Panhellenic 2010 Scholarships
The Fort Bend County Alumnae Panhellenic announces a new Scholarship Program for
2010. The 2010 program will offer a $500 scholarship to two collegiates who are
residents of Fort Bend County and graduates of Fort Bend ISD, Lamar CISD,
Stafford MSD or Needville ISD or residents within these school districts
’ boundaries who are graduates of a private school or home school. The applicants
must be active in one of the 26 National Panhellenic Conference Sororities,
represent scholastic achievement, campus and community involvement and
leadership in their sorority.
Scholarship funds will be awarded to defray the recipients’ sorority expenses. Recipients will be announced at the Fort Bend County Alumnae
Panhellenic Sorority Recruitment Workshop on March 27.
Applications are available at www.fortbendpanhellenic.org or Facebook Group, Fort Bend Alumnae Panhellenic. Applications must be
postmarked by Friday, March 5, 2010.
To learn more about the scholarship program, the workshop and Fort Bend
www.fortbendpanhellenic.org or the Facebook group, Fort Bend Alumnae Panhellenic.
Pictured are 2009 scholarship recipients: (l-r) Courtney Morgan, Jessica Grieger
and Steff Cenkus.
HEARTS AND HANDS GALA
Rosenberg-Richmond Helping Hands Inc. Hearts and Hand Gala is scheduled for
March 6 at Safari Texas in Richmond. The 2010 event will feature a sit down
dinner and dance, silent and live auctions. Funds from this event are used to
obtain food and clothing to supplement donations from the community of western
Fort Bend County. Helping Hands also provides financial help for utilities when
funds are available.
Returning as mistress of ceremonies will be Laura Reynolds of KILT. Music will
be provided by Ken Mondshine and Brotherhood. James Patterson will serve as
Tickets for the event are $75 per person or $750 per table. Sponsor levels of
$1,500, $2,000 and $3,000 include reserved tables for guests, priority seating
and program acknowledgement. Helping Hands again appeals to the Fort Bend
community to participate in sponsoring this event. Chairpersons are Nancy
Caminiti and Beth Thurman.
For more information, to donate to the live or silent auction, to purchase
tickets or for a sponsorship, call 281-341-7536 or e-mail
firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.roserichhelpinghands.org.
Hearts and Hands Gala
committee members are:
(l-r, front row) Nancy Caminiti and Beth Thurman (chair
persons), Marisia Carrajola, Jackie Blazak, Marsha Watts; (back row) HH Director
Nancy Brown, Kathy Meadows, Mike Kassey, Jim Polk, Juan Garcia and Jim Brown.
Not pictured are Charlie and Paula Mahler and Sheryl Williams.
FBSO CHAMBER CONCERT in KATY
Responding to requests from Katy residents, the Fort Bend Symphony Orchestra
will hold a chamber orchestra concert on Friday, March 26, at 7:30 p.m. at Katy
’s St. Peter’s First United Methodist Church.
The chamber orchestra, consisting of strings and woodwinds, will perform a
variety of works including Mozart and Haydn including Mozart
’s Overture to the Marriage of Figaro and Haydn’s Symphony No. 82 in C major, often called the Bear Symphony.
Tickets are $10 and are available online at www.fbso.org, by calling 281-276-9642 or at the door.
The Fort Bend Symphony Orchestra, now in its 18th season, is under the direction
éctor Agüero Jr. The church is located at 20775 Kingsland Boulevard, east of Westgreen
Fort Bend Chamber Orchestra members will take their music to Katy on March 26.
Panhellenic Sorority Workshop, Scholarship Presentation
The Fort Bend County Alumnae Panhellenic is preparing for its annual Sorority
Recruitment Workshop for girls who are high school seniors or collegiates and
It will be held at Christ Untied Methodist Church, Gathering Hall, 3300 Austin
Parkway, Sugar Land, on Saturday, March 27, from 10 a.m.-noon.
Attendees will learn about what membership in one of the 26 National Panhellenic
Conference sororities is truly about. Information will be provided to learn the
“ins, outs” and “how tos” of participating in recruitment. Current sorority members will be on hand
modeling clothes that they wore during recruitment. There will door prizes and
all attendees will receive a 2010 Recruitment Information Workbook. For those
who are unable to attend the March 27 workshop, a smaller workshop will be held
on Saturday, April 10, at Christ United Methodist Church, Room 310 from 10
Fort Bend County Alumnae Panhellenic will announce the recipients of its
scholarship program at the March 27 workshop. A $500 scholarship will be
presented to two collegiates from the Fort Bend area who are active in their
NPC sorority, represent scholastic achievement, involvement in community and
leadership in their sorority.
To learn more about the workshop, the scholarship program and Fort Bend
www.fortbendpanhellenic.org or the Facebook group, Fort Bend Panhellenic.
Collegiates who have benefited from information received at the workshop are:
(l-r, back row) Katie Butler, Gabby Kalil, Kacie Ramos; (front row) Carly Dyer,
Leah Buenik and Sydney Stevens.
For 2010 houston livestock
show and rodeo™
Twenty-two star entertainers are scheduled to perform at the 2010 Houston
Livestock Show and Rodeo March 2-21.
Star entertainers scheduled to perform at the 2010 Houston Livestock Show and
Rodeo represent a wide variety of musical genres. Together, these superstars
have garnered numerous music industry honors, including 24 GRAMMY
® awards, 78 Country Music Association awards and 59 Academy of Country Music
Tuesday, March 2, Alan Jackson; Wednesday, March 3*, Dierks Bentley; Thursday,
March 4, Kenny Chesney; Friday, March 5
– Black Heritage Day sponsored by Kroger Food Stores, Mary J. Blige; Saturday,
March 6, Jason Aldean; Sunday, March 7, Jonas Brothers, Demi Lovato; Monday,
March 8, Tim McGraw; Tuesday, March 9, Darius Rucker; Wednesday, March 10*,
Rascal Flatts; Thursday, March 11, Brad Paisley; Friday, March 12, Ford
presents Toby Keith; Saturday, March 13, Blake Shelton; Sunday, March 14
– Go Tejano Day sponsored by State Farm®, Pesado, El Trono De Mexico; Monday, March 15**, Lady Antebellum; Tuesday,
March 16**, Keith Urban; Wednesday, March 17* **, Gary Allan; Thursday, March
18**, Black Eyed Peas; Friday, March 19**, Eli Young Band; Saturday, March
20**, RODEOHOUSTON BP Super Series Championship, Brooks
& Dunn – The Last Rodeo Tour; Sunday, March 21** – RODEOHOUSTON Xtreme Bulls, Selena Gomez, Justin Bieber.
diabetes series, march 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
Texas AgriLife Extension Service and OakBend Medical Center will present “Do Well, Be Well with Diabetes” at Texas AgriLife Extension office, 1402 Band Road, Room 120 from 1 p.m.-3 p.m.
on Tuesdays during March. This five-session series will feature:
“What Is Diabetes?”/“Nutrition: First Step to Diabetes Management on March 2; “One Diabetes Diet - No Longer the Sole Option”/-“Managing Your Blood Glucose” on March 9; “Nutritional Labels”/“Diabetes and Exercise” on March 16; “For Good Measure at Home and Eating Out”/“Diabetes Medicines” on March 23; and “Preventing and Managing Complications” on March 30. Pre-register by March 1 by contacting Jacque Gerke at
march activities at
sugar land town square
Each month, Sugar Land Town Square adds new, exciting events to this
ever-changing schedule. Watch for upcoming entertainment announcements by
www.sugarlandtownsquare.com or by calling 281-313-SLTS.
Friday, March 5, 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Concert in the Plaza – Enjoy classic rock-n-roll from the ’60s and ’70s as Strange Days performs in the Plaza.
Saturday, March 6, 11 a.m. -3 p.m. WATCH Health Fair: The 4th annual FBISD “Watching Your Wellness Health and Fitness Fair” for students, employees, families and the community will once again be held in
Sugar Land Town Square. Local hospitals, nonprofit groups, FBISD wellness and
student activity programs, and local municipality organizations come to the
Plaza to share information, screenings, demonstrations and showcase FBISD
students involved in programs encouraging youth physical activity to promote
healthy living. WATCH educates students about the five risk factors for
cardiovascular health: Weight, Activity, Tobacco, Cholesterol and High Blood
Pressure. SLTS and the Fort Bend County Medical Society Alliance partner with
FBISD on this event.
Friday, March 12, 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Movie Under the Moon: Go to SugarLandTown-Square.com to vote for your movie pick each month.
Saturday, March 13, 7 p.m.-10 p.m. Concert in the Plaza: Fried Ice Cream will
entertain with a high-energy concert. Their performance style blends unique
character and colorful flavor, and brings audiences around the world a show
filled with dynamic sound and visual artistry and energy. FIC performed at the
United Nations to debut the band
’s original song Peace in the Valley, written in honor of the United Nations 60th Anniversary.
Friday, March 19, 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Concert in the Plaza: Grady Skelton Band
performs a Country-Southern Rock-Americana concert.
4th annual Stride4Stroke
5K Fun Run/Walk, March 6
Methodist Sugar Land Hospital has chosen to name its Stride4Stroke team in
memory of Art Cramer, who gave thousands of hours of dedicated service to the
hospital as a volunteer. Art suffered a stroke in January 2008 and passed away
in November 2009.
“Art is dearly missed, and we are asking all MSLH employees, family members and
friends and the Fort Bend Community to join us for the Stride4Stroke event to
help celebrate his life,
” said Janet Leatherwood, CNO.
The greater Houston area has one of the highest incidences of stroke in Texas,
and stroke is the third leading cause of death in the United States. Aramco
Services Company is partnering with The Methodist Hospital System to raise
awareness and funds to help reduce the incidence of stroke in the greater
Houston area. Aramco Services will be the presenting sponsor for The Methodist
’s fourth annual Stride4Stroke 5K Walk/Run on March 6 at Rice University stadium.
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