Local leader earns prestigious award


Field Development Officer John Kennedy, who has been with Texas State Technical College since the expansion in Fort Bend County in 2014, has recently been named a Chancellor’s Excellence Award recipient. The Sugar Land native has worked diligently with TSTC donors to raise funds for scholarships, has collaborated with local industry partners and has served…

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FBISD Board Member Jim Rice to chair TASB Legislative Committee


(Austin) – The Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) First Vice-President Jim Rice (Fort Bend ISD) has been named the chair of the 2018-19 TASB Legislative Committee. The committee is a standing committee of TASB Board of Directors. Elected to the TASB Board of Directors in 2012, Rice previously chaired the Legislative Committee during the…

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Fort Bend ISD School Board Candidates Forum


The Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Fort Bend ISD School Board Candidates Forum on April 10, 2019 from 5:30 – 8:00 PM. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear from the candidates that are running for Fort Bend ISD Positions 3, 5 and 7. This event is complimentary to attend. We hope to…

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Looking for Professional Development? Chose Fred Pryor Seminars!


The Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce has partnered with Pryor Learning Solutions to offer it’s membership access to over 5,000 webinars and seminars from management, meetings, supervision, safety, human resources, information technology, Microsoft office, and much more. A recent survey found that 40% of employees cite lack of training and personal development as the principal…

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Business Leaders advocate for support of the FBISD Bond Proposal


Business Leaders Support Strong Schools, Strong Community Business Leaders advocate in support of the 2018 FBISD Bond Proposal The Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce Government Affairs Team (GAT) advocates and serves as proxy on behalf of the membership on issues affecting job creation, economic development and the overall vitality of the region.  Issues that impact…

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