September 4th, 2008

LOCAL MEDIA, POLITICOS SQUARE OFF IN REMOTE-CONTROLLED BULLDOZER RACE BENEFITING LOCAL CHARITIES

Event Celebrates Groundbreaking for Planned Community Developers’
Office Building in Sugar Land Town Square

SUGAR LAND (September 4, 2007) –Members of local media recently went head-to head in a remote-controlled bulldozer race at the groundbreaking celebration of Sugar Land Town Square’s newest Class A office building. Race participants received a donation to their charity-of-choice, courtesy of Planned Community Developers.

Among the race participants were City of Sugar Land Councilman Michael Schiff who won first place and raced on behalf of Child Advocates of Fort Bend. Second place was awarded to Sugar Land Sun Editor John Pape, who raced for the Pink Ribbons Project and the third-place winner was David Lyons, publisher of the Fort Bend Herald and Texas Coaster, who raced on behalf of Boy Scouts of America.

Also participating were Casanova Nurse of KHCW-TV, Elizabeth Lee of KHCW- TV, Kathy Williams of KRIV-TV and Chris May of the Houston Chronicle.  Nurse, Lee, Williams and May represented AIDS Foundation Houston, The Lupus Foundation, The Fort Bend County Women’s Center and the Readers are Leaders Foundation, respectively.

“Over the past few years, Town Square has grown to become the central business district for the Sugar Land and Fort Bend areas. This office building will help meet the demand for those professionals who are looking to open their businesses here,” said Les Newton, president of PCD. “I am excited we were able to use this achievement to benefit the community and would like to thank all the participants for making it a success.”