“Retail to Go” Governor’s Order


March 19, 2020 Starting at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, April 24, 2020, retail services that are not “essential services,” but that may be provided through pickup, delivery by mail, or delivery to the customer’s doorstep in strict compliance with the terms required by DSHS. The full DSHS requirements may be found at www.dshs.texas.gov/coronavirus. Customers will…

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Fort Bend & COVID-19

covid-19 announcement

Dear Friends, As you know, the updates regarding COVID-19 are rapidly and constantly evolving.  As a valued member, we want you to know that your chamber is here to offer support and assistance. In person events have been temporarily suspended and we are scheduling online webinars that bring you valuable information for your organization.  Our office…

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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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State of the County with Judge KP George


The State of the County will take place on April 17, 2019 from 11:30 – 1:00 PM at Safari Texas Ranch. KP George is proud to serve as the top Elected Official in Fort Bend County as the Presiding Officer of the Commissioner’s Court and Director of the Office of Emergency Management. He is a…

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Dollar Tree Distribution Center Coming to Fort Bend


Dollar Tree Announces $130 Million Distribution Center in Rosenberg CHESAPEAKE, Va. – February 6, 2019 – Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ: DLTR), North America’s leading operator of discount variety stores, today announced tentative plans for a new distribution center project in Rosenberg, Fort Bend County, Texas. The Company plans to invest approximately $130 million, while creating…

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