Weekly Bulletin for August 1, 2012

posted Aug 2, 2012, 1:05 PM by Crissy Nolen

Exchange Club of Fort Bend
Weekly NewsletterWeek of August 1, 2012
Exchange Club of Fort Bend
Dear Friends of Exchange,
Quote from our last meeting - "We're small, but MIGHTY". - Mike

In this edition.... birthday cake to NEEDLES!

Thank you for making the Exchange Club of Fort Bend great!
Senior Birthday Celebration - TOMORROW

The first Friday of every month, we bring cake and ice cream to the Emeritus Seniors Assisted Living Center. 


Please join us if you can, from 12:15-12:50pm as we celebrate this month's birthdays.


Emeritus at Sugar Land
151 Commerce Green Boulevard
Sugar Land, TX 77478 


  Floyds Cajun Seafood Logo

Thank you John for coordinating and making this happen EVERY month! 

Welcomed Guests

Dr. Casey Bullock from Total Body Work filled out the membership application last week and joined us again this week! 


Paul Matatall from Edward Jones (Bill Russell's guest) joined us for the first time! 


And last but certainly not least, our District's President-Elect,Steve Wells, joined us! He also informed us we 'officially' won more awards at National than any other club! GO FORT BEND!


This Week's Speaker - "What is Acupuncture?"

Dr. Zhang informed us all about the health issues that acupuncture can help and Debbie Roberts, bravely volunteered to let Dr. Zhang demonstrate. 


We ran out of cards to pass out, so just in case you wanted Dr. Zhang's contact information, I have included it below.

LIFEnhance Acupunture Clinic
Wendy (Chaohul) Zheng
Board certified Acupuncturist, Herbalist, Oriental Medicine Doctor
16659 SWF #581, Sugar Land, TX 77479 
Tel: 713-661-8822
Phil's Exchange Moment: The Ocean Campaign

With Child Abuse Prevention as our National Project, National Exchange oversees a network of 75 community-based prevention centers, and informs and educates parents and caretakers about how to keep children safe from harm and help them to grow into strong healthy citizens. 


CAP Centers have served over 778,445 families, creating safer homes for over 1.8 million children since 1981.

"Just as an ocean is made up of many drops, your contributions, big or small, can make a real difference in the lives of children and families."


Watch the video.

Champions Kid's Camp Dinner
Champion Kids Camp Logo

Fort Bend & Lone Star Exchange Clubs joined together last Friday to serve dinner at Champion Kids's Camp. Thank you to everyone who volunteered their time last week, to contribute to the improvement of the children's lives who have already gone through so much. 

July's Social @ Floyds = SUCCESS
How fun was last week's social!? Thank you DEBBIE for putting all the details together for us and making us go out and have some fun! 
In This Issue
Seniors Birthday
Welcomed Guests
This Week's Speaker
Exchange Moment
Champions Kid's Camp
July's Social Thank You
Duck Golf Classic
Member News
Upcoming Events


Aug. 8th - CEO/Chief Executive Officer Shannon Orsak of St.Michael's Emergency Room will be coming  to talk to us about when you should go to an ER.


Aug. 15 - The 100 Club's Rookie of the year for Sugar Land Matthew Shockey and the man (Sargeant Cornelius) who nominated him will be telling us why Matthew is the Rookie of the Year.


Aug. 22 - A representative from theBrookwood Community Center will telling us all about the programs they have, including the gift shop and their cafe (very good food)!


Aug. 29 - Angela Rae has been a news anchor for ABC in Florida and New York before moving to Houston and will tell us all about her experiences. 



8/3 - Senior Birthday Celebration @ Emeritus - 12:15PM
8/7 - Fort Bend Family Health Center's Grand Re-Opening & Ribbon Cutting Ceremony - Richmond Center - 400 Austin Street @ 5:45 PM (Invitation)

8/9 - Back To School Drive (benefiting the Fort Bend County Women's Center) @ 
11-1pm - 510 Longview Dr., Sugar Land, Texas
8/11 - Fort Bend Family Health Center - 2012 Back-to-School Health Fairs - In need of volunteers from 9AM-12PM. Contact Kelli.
8/24 - Great Grown-Up Spelling Bee ("X" is for XC of Fort Bend)


10/15 - XCFB Duck Golf Classic


Have something to add to the calendar? Email it to Katina at


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Duck Golf Classic - UPDATE
Silent Auction Committee (headed by Katina) met yesterday. Please start bringing (or thinking about) your donations for this year's golf tournament silent auction.

Duck Golf Classic Save The Date
Thank You to Our 2012 Sponsors



The Marjorie E. Evans Foundation


Universal Weather and Aviation, Inc


David Williams






McDonald's of Richmond/Rosenberg

Locally owned and operated by

Judy, Mike, Tracey and Mark Schmid







Download 2012 Sponsorship Presentation

Member News

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Anne Bulan: casa Christmas Home Tours and FREE summer help

Two weeks ago, ANNE passed out information regarding the 2012 Christmas Home Tours. For more information, visit


Anne also passed out a flyer about free summer help:


"Do YOU want to make a difference in the life of a foster care youth this summer?

Do you have a business in Fort Bend County that you could offer summer employment for youth?


Through a special program, teenagers currently in foster care can work for you this summer - AT NO COST TO YOU! It is so important for our youth to get jobs skills, learn responsibility, and make some money while school is out for the summer. Their earning will be paid for by the HAY Center which provides resources, training, and programming fr youth in foster care.


Some of these youth have worked in attorney's offices, some with lawn services, some as receptionists at car dealerships... and on and on. But there are many youth in Fort Bend County who have yet to find employment.


If you want to make a difference, help a young man or woman, and at no cost, please contact:

Metoyer Martin

Child Advocates of Fort Bend 



Thank you for helping out the kids!"

Gail Best: Performance Calendar

I'm very excited about my new venues.   I am fortunate to be singing at some of Sugar Lands Best Restaurants.   

You deserve a break today... so mark your calendar and makes plans to come out and enjoy some great food and an evening of music.


Every Friday  7:00 to 10:00ish   Fernando's Steak House

14135 Southwest Freeway Sugar Land, TX 77478.  Come enjoy an elegant dinning experience complete with music and a dance floor.  

(281) 494-9087

Be sure to ask for the Gail Best Special for two.


Every Monday at 12:30 I do a sing along with the Seniors at Mamie George Community Center in Richmond... Thanks to the wonderful folks at ARTreach and MGCC! It's free! Mamie George Community Center1111 Collins Rd., RichmondTexas   Please spread the word to the seniors in your life so we can keep this wonderful project going.  It's FREE!!!


Hope to see you there!   Come have some fun!!!   

ARTreach brings the ARTS to the underserved.   Visit their website for more information about their wonderful program.


Gail Best  CMP

Certified Music Practitioner



" I slept and dreamt that life was joy, I awoke and saw that life was service.  I acted and behold, service was joy." ~Rabindranath Tagore

Americanism * Youth Programs * Community Service
Our National Project--The Prevention of Child Abuse





Crissy Nolen
President 2012-2013
Exchange Club of Fort Bend