News & Publications

City, Sugar Land Legacy Foundation Call for Inaugural Legacy Award Nominations

The Sugar Land Office of Economic Development is partnering with the Sugar Land Legacy Foundation to recognize individuals and businesses that have made a significant, lasting impact on economic development and overall prosperity in the City. The nomination deadline for the first-ever Sugar Land Legacy Awards is Nov. 30, 2016. Click here to read this news release, posted on November 3, 2016.

Sugar Land Legacy Foundation Project Honors and Remembers Veterans

Personalized brick pavers lie within the Honor and Remember Flag Plaza adjacent to the current Veterans Memorial at Sugar Land Memorial Park. The Sugar Land Legacy Foundation is selling the “Honor or Remember” pavers as a way for individuals to salute military veterans. Click here to read this news release, posted on November 9, 2015.

Sugar Land Opens First Universally Accessible Playground

The City of Sugar Land recently opened its first universally accessible playground at First Colony Athletic Park. A ribbon cutting ceremony included City officials, the Sugar Land Legacy Foundation and members of the Dream League. Click here to read this news release, posted on October 23, 2015.

Sugar Land Skate Park gets a welcomed upgrade in memory of Arjun Gali

The Sugar Land Parks and Recreation Department worked with the Gali family and the Sugar Land Legacy Foundation to make new skate ramps in honor of Arjun Gali at City Park a reality. Click here to read this news released, posted on October 17, 2015.

Sugar Land welcomes playground for children with disabilities

The Sugar Land Legacy Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to improving the quality of life in Sugar Land, launched a campaign to raise the capital needed and received donations from over a dozen organizations, as well as numerous Sugar Land residents, posted on October 3, 2015. Read more >>

Sugar Land Legacy Foundation launches campaign to honor local Veterans

The Sugar Land Legacy Foundation is honoring local area veterans – by commemorating their names and contributions to the community and country in brick pavers. Click here to read this news release, posted on July 1, 2015.

Sugar Land Legacy Foundation salutes military heroes

With the recent hoisting of the memorial Honor and Remember flag at Sugar Land Memorial Park, a foundation is working to add brick pavers bearing the names of military veterans or fallen heroes that will be placed around the flag. Click here to read this news release, posted on June 30, 2015.

Sugar Land Legacy Foundation Launches Brick Paver Engraving Project in Honor of Local Veterans

The Sugar Land Legacy Foundation recently launched a fundraising campaign honoring local veterans. Click here to read this news release, posted on June 11, 2015.

Donations Fund Universally Accessible Playground

Sugar Land City Council recently accepted a $200,000 donation toward the construction of the City’s first universally accessible playground Project at First Colony Park. The funding was raised through a capital campaign launched by the Sugar Land Legacy Foundation, a non-profit community group that works with individuals, corporations, trusts and others interested in making charitable, tax-deductible donations to support activities and capital projects that benefit residents of Sugar Land. Click here to read this news release, posted on April 22, 2015.

2015 PaperCity Design Awards Winners

Sugar Land Veterans Memorial, the winning entry for Outdoor Living Space, Garden, or Pool by Powers Brown Architecture, posted on April 7, 2015. Read more >>

Public Art Enhances Parks

Six bronze sculptures created and generously donated by Samuel Levin, a Sugar Land resident, were recently accepted by the City of Sugar Land and the Sugar Land Legacy Foundation. Click here to read this news release, posted on January 6, 2015.

Sugar Land Legacy Foundation’s Donation a Focal Point at Local Ceremony

The Veterans Memorial at Sugar Land Memorial Park will be the focal point of the City of Sugar Land’s 6th Annual Memorial Day Ceremony on May 26. The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) donated the memorial last September through the Sugar Land Legacy Foundation. The memorial honors local veterans who have died while serving in the U.S. Armed Forces. Click here to read this news release, posted on May 19, 2014.

Universally Accessible Playground at First Colony Park Selected for Macy’s “Heart Your Park” Fundraising Program

Sugar Land's Universally Accessible Playground Project at First Colony Park has been selected for "Heart Your Park," a program introduced as part of Macy’s "Secret Garden" campaign that aims to raise awareness and dollars for local parks across the country. Click here to read this news release, posted on March 12, 2014.

Donation of Veterans’ Memorial Changes Landscape at Sugar Land Memorial Park (City of Sugar Land News Release)

"A new memorial honoring local veterans was unveiled at Sugar Land Memorial Park on September 30." Click here to read this news release, posted on October 9, 2013.

Legacy Foundation Makes First Donation - Great American Trails Grant (City of Sugar Land News Release)

"Sugar Land recently completed the expansion of Eldridge Park Trail, a project supported with a $15,000 Great American Trails grant from the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and the Darden Foundation." Click here to read this news release, posted on September 5, 2012.

Sugar Land Legacy Foundation Now Accepting Large-Scale Donations (City of Sugar Land News Release)

"The Sugar Land Legacy Foundation, a group created by the Sugar Land City Council to accept large-scale charitable and planned donations focusing on parks and civic facilities in Sugar Land, recently announced its official launch." Click here to read this news release, posted on October 04, 2011.

Legacy Foundation Launched (City of Sugar Land News Release)

"Sugar Land City Council recently created the Sugar Land Legacy Foundation and appointed Gene Reed as president of the Board of Directors on Dec. 7." Click here to read this news release, posted on December 8, 2010.