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Royse City LegionFest 2018

On April 7th the Royse City American Legion Post will be hosting a kids carnival/festival to celebrate April as the American Legion Children & Youth month. There will be Games, Vendors, Food Vendors, Music and Bounce Houses. We will have fun interactive demonstrations and much more.

For the kids there will be a $5 wristband that will give them access to all of the games and bounce houses. Vendor booth’s is $30 for a 15X20 booth. Game sponsors who provide a game or demonstration will have their vendor fee waived. Event Sponsors are needed with sponsorship levels beginning at just $100 there is a level for every business.

The American Legion is a 501C Non-Profit whose mission is to serve and assist Veterans, support youth and to support the community.  All proceeds from the event will go to supporting the Royse City American Legion youth programs which include scholarships, Boy’s and Girl’s State and more. To sponsor the event or be a vendor please email rclegionfest@gmail.com

5th Annual Youth Leadership Symposium

Following up on four previous successful Youth Leadership symposiums,  The Terry Fisher American Legion Post 117 of  Rockwall is pleased to conduct the 5th Youth Leadership Symposium on Saturday, March 24th from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Phoenix Martial Arts located at 2670 FM 552, Rockwall, TX.   Instruction is based on John Maxwell’s “The Five Essential Levels of Leadership” and the teaching utilizes group and team building exercises.  Community Service hours and Certificates of Participation will be presented to all high school students.

For more information email legionpost117@gmail.com or visit the website legionpost117.org or contact Quint Avenetti at quint.avenetti@sbcglobal.net or Scot Sanders at sandersst91@gmail.com  Please view a video produced by one of the participants from last fall:  https://youtu.be/Ch0GnL_g6Ec

Rockwall County 4-H Dog Project

Rockwall County 4-H is kicking off 2018 with a new Dog Project Class on Tuesday, January 9th, 6pm, at the Rockwall County Extension Office located at 915 Whitmore Ste. B, Rockwall. The 4-H Dog Project provides youth a fun and hands-on learning experience that develops life skills, as well as teaches valuable information about properly care for animals and the responsibilities that come with it. Youth participating in the dog project learn about general care, nutrition, housing, and health of their animals through workshops and activities such as project meetings. Youth also have the opportunity to develop responsibility, decision-making, nurturing, and communication skills through active participation in the project.

For more information, call 972-204-7660 or email rockwall@ag.tamu.edu.