Message from Blue Ribbon News Editor-in-Chief

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(ROCKWALL, TX – Dec. 16, 2018) Blue Ribbon News is honored to have been nominated for BEST PRACTICES IN COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT by the Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce. We wish to say thank you to the Chamber and congratulations to all of the nominees. This award showcases a company that demonstrates a commitment to community involvement and philanthropy as part of their core business values.

We look forward to the Chamber’s Annual Awards Banquet set for January 24 at the Hilton, where over 600 business and community leaders will come together to celebrate our community and the new year. Beginning January 4 through January 14, we’d appreciate your vote for Blue Ribbon News (and all of your favorite nominated businesses) by going to Anyone is eligible to vote, once per day.

Our Blue Ribbon News team works tirelessly to bring you #RealGoodNews.  We consider it an honor and a privilege to serve this great community, and it wouldn’t be possible without you – our loyal readers, contributors, advertisers, community partners, and amazing, dedicated staff.

We are a family-run publication with a small staff doing mighty things. It’s a labor of love and we work pretty much non-stop. We have grown over the past seven years through hard work, long hours, and dedication to the people and businesses in this community. Being part of the Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce has been a big part of that – as well as serving on local boards and immersing ourselves in the community through volunteer work, giving our time and resources, and shining the spotlight on the people, places, and events that impact our community in a positive way. We’ve gone from hauling and hand-loading thousands of copies of the paper per month in our garage to now delivering free to more than 22,000 mailboxes throughout Rockwall, Heath, and Fate.

I feel truly blessed and thankful for our dedicated Blue Ribbon News team of Austin WellsCasey WashingtonMary BierdsAmy SidebottomKeri Lynne Porter, and Junior Correspondent James Martinez – along with contributing writers and columnists like Patti RichterScott Gill, and Melissa Tate, among many others. These folks do more, and mean more, than I could ever express.

From the bottom of my heart, I want to say thank you and wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.

Dawn Redig, Editor-in-Chief, Blue Ribbon News. 





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