Tiger Trot to honor memory of exotic cats

Tiger Trot to honor memory of exotic cats

(Plano/Wylie) In-Sync Exotics Wildlife Rescue and Education Center will host its third annual Tiger Trot on Saturday, Nov. 19 at Oak Point Amphitheater, 2801 E. Spring Creek Parkway in Plano. The one-mile walk (dogs welcome) and 5K Fun Run is hosted in memory of In-Sync’s many rescued exotic cats that have “crossed the Rainbow Bridge.” The […]

Chamber’s final ‘Coffee Cup Connections’ Nov. 16

The Dallas Regional Chamber of Commerce will host its final Coffee Cup Connections event of 2011 from 8 to 9:15 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16 at Hotel Indigo,  1933 Main St. in Dallas, 75201. Arrive by 7:45 a.m. for registration and networking. The event, sponsored by the Dallas Business Journal, is an excellent opportunity to grow your peer […]

Geoff Gallante, 11, to perform with Plano Community Band

Experience the Plano Community Band in concert with Geoff Gallante – the 11-year-old trumpet sensation whose credits  include performances in 27 states and with five military ensembles. He’s also appeared on the “Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” NBC’s “Today” show, at the Kennedy Center and the White House. The concert is at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, […]

Extravagant, debut book by Pastor Bryan Jarrett

(Sachse) Pastor Bryan Jarrett of Northplace Church in Sachse details the journey of our extravagant response to God’s outrageous love in his debut book, “Extravagant,” available in the church’s Resource Center. Northplace Church is located at 2709 Third St. in Sachse. Sunday service times are 8:30 a.m., 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Northplace offers a Spanish […]

55 & Better Health Fair in Rockwall Wednesday

The City of Rockwall Parks and Recreation Department will present its 10th annual 55 & Better Health Fair from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 2 at The Center at Rockwall CityPlace, 108 E. Washington St. Fair-goers may visit with doctors, healthcare providers and retirement community representatives as dozens of exhibitors offer reliable and helpful information […]

Poor Man’s Supper to benefit United Way

(Kaufman) City of Kaufman employees will host the 5th Annual Poor Man’s Supper benefiting United Way, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 3 at the Kaufman Fire Station, 301 S. Madison. Enjoy chili, crackers and tea  while helping a good cause. Tickets are $5 at City Hall or at the door. To learn more, call […]

Macalik takes helm for retiring Chamber director

Macalik takes helm for retiring Chamber director

(Rockwall) [TheRockwallNews.com] A new Executive Director of the Rockwall Chamber of Commerce has been named by the Chamber’s Board of Directors to replace Margie Hooper, who is retiring Dec. 31. Fourth-generation Rockwall area resident and Rockwall High School graduate Dana K. Cullins Macalik (left) started her new position Oct. 17. She is the daughter of […]

Law Enforcement Support Committee announces raffle winners

(Heath) The Rockwall County Law Enforcement Support Committee provides vital support to all police officers, firefighters and EMTs in the county, including the Heath DPS. To help raise funds, the committee sold raffle tickets for a Gravely ZT XL Zero Turn Mower, donated by Four Brothers Outdoor Power, and a giant Chick-fil-A cow with free […]

Meet Banjo, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

Meet Banjo, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

Banjo is an amazing little dog. Even though he’s blind, he sometimes stays in constant motion. How he finds his way around a strange yard or an unfamiliar house is a mystery. He’s about as happy and sweet as they come. Even though someone left this 10-year-old at the shelter to die, he wants to […]

Preparing to ‘fall back’: Circadian rhythms and sleep

Inside each of us is a natural clock that tells us when to sleep and when to wake. Exposure to light and darkness help set the clock. When you travel across time zones, change shifts at work or even stay up or awaken later or earlier than usual, your inner clock can go awry. According […]