Patriot PAWS and American Legion host Youth Leadership Symposium

Patriot PAWS and American Legion host Youth Leadership Symposium

Rockwall area high school sophomores and juniors gathered Saturday, May 14, for a Leadership Forum presented by American Legion Post 117 and Patriot PAWS. The students learned how to develop leadership skills based on John Maxwell’s Five Levels of Leadership. These include: Position, Permission, Production, People Development, and Pinnacle. Students separated into groups and moved […]

Heath DPS honors fallen officers with National Peace Officers Memorial Day service

Heath DPS honors fallen officers with National Peace Officers Memorial Day service

(HEATH, TX – May 17, 2016) More than 100 fellow Peace Officers from surrounding Rockwall agencies and members of the public joined Heath DPS in honoring and remembering the law enforcement officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty. The ceremony was hosted on Monday, May 16, at Heath City Hall in […]

Dobbs Elementary hosts Leadership Night

Dobbs Elementary hosts Leadership Night

(ROCKWALL, TX—May 16, 2016) Howard Dobbs Elementary hosted their first annual Leadership Night to showcase the leadership skills that they have been practicing under the Leader in Me model. Students from all grade-levels came together to showcase the 7 Stephen Covey habits and teach their parents and visitors what being a Leader in Me campus […]

Children’s Advocacy Center to host Bikes for Tykes Teddy Bear Ride

Children’s Advocacy Center to host Bikes for Tykes Teddy Bear Ride

(ROCKWALL,TX—May 17, 2016) Join us on Saturday, September 17th, 2016 for the inaugural Bikes for Tykes-Teddy Bear Ride. All proceeds will go the Children’s Advocacy Center for Rockwall County. Registration is from 8a-11a. $15 per rider with new unwrapped soft toy (passenger $5) Kickstands up and clutches out at 12 noon. This will be a […]

Heath to present annual Independence Day parade

Heath to present annual Independence Day parade

(HEATH, TX—May 16, 2016) For a patriotic hometown American experience, join the festivities at the City of Heath’s Annual Independence Day Parade on Monday, July 4. Parade entry awards will be presented during a patriotic celebration immediately after the parade in Towne Center Park featuring a live barbershop quartet and free popsicles and PIE! (Blueberry […]

Leadership Rockwall Class of 2016 reveals Backyard Refuge for Rockwall Child Advocacy Center

Leadership Rockwall Class of 2016 reveals Backyard Refuge for Rockwall Child Advocacy Center

(ROCKWALL, TX – May 16, 2016) The Leadership Rockwall Class of 2016 unveiled its completed Backyard Refuge project for the Rockwall Child Advocacy Center (CAC) on Sunday, May 15, during a come and go dedication event at the CAC (1350 E Washington St). The community was invited to come marvel at the new pergola, playground […]

Homes for Our Troops holds golf tourney to benefit injured veterans

Homes for Our Troops holds golf tourney to benefit injured veterans

(ROCKWALL, TX — May 14, 2016) Yesterday Homes for Our Troops hosted its third Golf Challenge tournament at the Rockwall Golf and Athletic Club benefiting veterans severely injured in Iraq and Afghanistan. 20 teams comprised of 80 players competed in the tournament, which grossed approximately $20,000. The winners from the tournament included: First place team […]

Rep. Ratcliffe honors Rockwall High School student Chris Daniels for U.S. Air Force Academy appointment

Rep. Ratcliffe honors Rockwall High School student Chris Daniels for U.S. Air Force Academy appointment

(ROCKWALL, TX – May 12, 2016) Congressman John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) formally honored Rockwall High School student, Chris Daniels, Monday for accepting his appointment to the U.S. Air Force Academy. Daniels, who was nominated to the academy by Ratcliffe, is one of just eight students from the Fourth District of Texas to accept an appointment to […]

The Drowsy Chaperone opening at Rockwall Community Playhouse Friday

The Drowsy Chaperone opening at Rockwall Community Playhouse Friday

(ROCKWALL, TX — May 12, 2016) Rockwall Community Playhouse presents The Drowsy Chaperone, a delightful musical comedy, which opens on Friday May 13 and runs through Sunday May 29, 2016. Friday and Saturday performances are at 8pm, and Sunday matinees are at 2pm. Tickets may be purchased at rockwallcommunityplayhouse.org, by calling 972-722-3399 or at the […]

Rockwall ISD Superintendent Bailey honored at Chamber Partnership Breakfast

Rockwall ISD Superintendent Bailey honored at Chamber Partnership Breakfast

(ROCKWALL, TX) The Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce welcomed retiring Rockwall Independent School District Superintendent Jeff Bailey at its Quarterly Partnership Breakfast on Thursday, April 12, at Mellow Mushroom (550 I-30 Frontage Rd), recognizing the district’s noteworthy growth and success under Bailey’s leadership. RISD Chief Communications Officer Renae Murphy spoke to those in attendance about […]