LEADERSHIP OPENING REUNION
The Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Forum class of 2010 celebrated its opening retreat in San Antonio
at the La Cantera Resort. The nearly 40 class-member group will spend the next
nine months learning about Fort Bend County and developing their skills as
1) Janet Bell, Ray Aguilar, Brenda Bowman, Zeenat Mitha and Michael Cabiro enjoy
cocktails before dinner at Boudro
’s down by the Riverwalk.
2) Enjoying the Chamber’s Leadership Reunion at Fairfield Industries are Stewart Title’s Marian Walters, Russell Gonzalez, Jennifer Shimaitis and Monroe Ashworth.
3) Alvin San Miguel, Don Comer, Karen Daly, Victoria Sandoval and Kevin Kettle
discuss the day
’s “fun” activities.
4) Crissy Nolen, Kaelyn Stolhand and Charlotte Young mingle at The Vault.
CLEAR CHANNEL HONORS
Clear Channel hosted a party at Amici for Freed, a full-service Sugar Land-based advertising agency, in honor of the
’s 25th anniversary. Enjoying the party were clients and employees from the
companies. Freed has been in operation since 1984 and earned a client list
ranging from national consumer products to niche business-to-business
5) Wayne and Carol Meyer of Firethorne community and Freed Advertising’s Gerald Freed
6) Dave Johnson, Clear Channel’s Michael Garfield and Dan Endom and Sean Burnett of Freed Advertising
SUGAR LAND SUPERSTAR
The 2009 Sugar Land Superstar competition drew a record number of vocalists to
audition for the fourth season of the area
’s version of American Idol. After a series of eliminations over the summer months, it was narrowed down to
the top final contestants
—and boy, what a show. Congrats to Nathaniel De Jesus—the youngest winner ever at Sugar Land Superstar!
7) Nathaniel De Jesus, singing his rendition of Jesse McCartney’s How Do You Sleep, which earned him the title of Sugar Land Superstar 2009.
8) Yolanda Green of CW 39, General Sales Manager of David Taylor Cadillac Craig
DeSerf and movie critic TJ Callahan
9) The crowd went wild supporting their favorites!
10) Superstar emcee The High Tech Texan Michael Garfield; Kenny Mack, musical
accompanist to Nathaniel De Jesus; Sugar Land Superstar 2009 Nathaniel De
Jesus; first runner-up Savannah Berry; second runner-up Renee Miura; and
Superstar emcee Michele Fisher of Mix 96.5.
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