(ROCKWALL, TX – Aug. 15, 2016) The Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce, area businesses and members of the community came together to celebrate Rockwall ISD’s new teachers and staff at a welcome breakfast presented by Guild Mortgage Company – Crystal Tatum and SERVPRO of Rockwall/Rowlett in the Rockwall High School cafeteria on Aug. 10, 2016.
The Chamber teamed up with Luby’s to provide the breakfast, which was sponsored by Champions School of Real Estate. Participants heard from several key individuals including the Rockwall I.S.D. Superintendent Dr. John “JJ” Villarreal, Rockwall Mayor Jim Pruitt, and keynote speaker Brenda Sandoval-Jones from Dobbs Elementary School.
Each new teacher and staff member was given a goody bag plus two tickets to Sail with Scott and a $25 gift card to Dodie’s Cajun Diner at The Harbor as a special treat to welcome them to Rockwall I.S.D.
A few businesses went beyond measures and donated big raffle prizes such as a flag from Congressman John Ratcliffe’s office, flown over the Capitol in honor of Rockwall I.S.D., $500.00 cash from American National Bank, two iPad Airs from Alliance Bank, $200 Mardel gift card from Northstar Bank, $200 Walmart gift card from Resthaven Funeral Home and an iPad from Toyota of Rockwall.
Additional sponsors included: Linebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson, Credit Union of Texas, Texas A&M University – Commerce, Honda Cars of Rockwall, Fenton Nissan Rockwall, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Rockwall, Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Lakepoint, Special Products & Mfg., Inc., Southwest Kia – Rockwall, K & S Insurance Agency, Republic Services, Guaranty Bank & Trust, Farmers Electric Cooperative, CareFlite, Rockwall Economic Development Corp., Dental Professionals of Rockwall, VALIC Financial, Brian Llewellyn Agency – State Farm Insurance, Lakeside National Bank, My Computer Guy, Lindsay Mitchell – Ebby Halliday Realtor, R. Bush & Associates Agency, Capital Title, Liberty Mutual Insurance, Mishler Builders, Inc., Donald Gage, E. A. Bookkeeping and Tax Service, Galyean Insurance Agency, Oncor Electric Delivery, Allergy Asthma & Immunology Associates, Lice Ladies Dallas, Reliant Title, Conway Company CPAs, PC, Midsouth Bank, Storms Capital, LLC, Heath Salon & Spa, The Fite Agency, The Smiley Tooth, Rockwall Escape Rooms, Hudson Financial Group, Results Fitness – Rockwall, Belfiore’ Salon & Day Spa, Interstate All Battery Center – Rockwall, Orion at Lake Ray Hubbard, and the Law Offices of David S. Mallard.
Submitted press release by Savannah Scull, Event and Communications Coordinator, Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce.
Chamber of Commerce welcomes new Rockwall ISD teachers, staff (Blue Ribbon News/includes PHOTO GALLERY)
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