Carry the Load comes through Rockwall May 28

(HEATH, TX — May 24, 2017) Join the Rockwall County First Responders Team at the Rockwall County Courthouse on May 28 to greet the National Carry the Load Relay Team as it comes through town on the way to the Dallas Memorial March at Reverchon Park. The National Relay Team is expected to arrive in Rockwall at 1 a.m.

Carry the Load is a national event dedicated to restoring the true meaning of Memorial Day by connecting Americans to the sacrifices made by members of the military, law enforcement officers, firefighters and their families.

This is the seventh consecutive year that the Rockwall County First Responders Team, which includes the Heath Department of Public Safety, will participate in Carry the Load. Activities include fund raising, welcoming Carry the Load’s National Relay Team in Rockwall, and participating in the 20-hour Dallas Memorial March at Reverchon Park in Dallas on May 28 and May 29.

You can still make a donation to the Rockwall County First Responders Team at

Proceeds will also benefit the local charity, Patriot Paws.

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