Fort Bend Friends and Neighbors Foundation awarded $2,000 scholarships to four Fort Bend County students at the Picnic in the Park luncheon held at the City Centre at Quail Valley, Missouri City, on Thursday 16th May, 2013. Entertainment was provided by the Sugar Land Sweet Adelines and more than 100 guests enjoyed a delicious lunch.
What makes this scholarship program unique is that it provides scholarships for students who are planning to attend college in Fort Bend County and need financial aid to help them achieve that goal. Funds for the scholarships are raised by Fort Bend Friends and Neighbors Foundation through an annual silent auction and donations.
Scholarships were presented by FBFN President Nancy Frank to Mercedes Hernandez, B F Terry High School, attending WCJC Sugar Land, Dustin Mikel attending WCJC, Arielle Schochler, Needville High School, attending WCJC Sugar Land and Katelyn Zwahr, Needville High School, attending WCJC.
New Officers were also installed for 2013-2014. For Fort Bend Friends and Neighbors Social Club the Executive Committee is: President; Nancy Frank, President-Elect; Marsha Sachs, 1st VP Luncheons; Carole Kanusky, 2nd VP Coffees; Charlotte Guettner, 3rd VP Membership; Sandra Boyd, Secretary; Julie Thomas, Treasurer; Bobbie Bresky. For Fort Bend Friends and Neighbors Foundation the Board of Directors comprises of: President; Nancy Frank, VP-Scholarships; Marilyn Davis, Secretary/Treasurer; Bobbie Bresky plus Sandra Boyd, Gail Grace, Paula Ruskan and Marsha Sachs.
Fort Bend Friends and Neighbors is a social and philanthropic organization open to Fort Bend women. There are many interest groups including bridge, Bunco, Scrabble, photography, bookworms, antiques, lunch bunch, out and about, gardening, pot luck suppers, crafts and a monthly coffee morning. For further information and to view photos of our many activities see www.fbfn.org.
Pictured in the attached photo are (left to right) Nancy Frank, President; Mercedes Hernandez; Dustin Mikel; Arielle Schochler; Katelyn Zwahr; and Marilyn Davis, Director.