Rockwall-based Patriot Paws Service Dogs celebrates International Assistance Dogs Week

Rockwall-based Patriot Paws Service Dogs celebrates International Assistance Dogs Week

ROCKWALL, TX (Aug. 5, 2022) – Patriot PAWS Service Dogs is honored to partake in Assistance Dog’s International’s celebration of ‘International Assistance Dogs Week.’  The awareness campaign (taking place August 7 – 13) sheds light on the incredible, life changing work that Assistance Dogs, and people at the other end of the leash, make possible. […]

Meals on Wheels, Rest Haven to host FREE Rockwall Cares 10th Annual Caregiver Conference

Meals on Wheels, Rest Haven to host FREE Rockwall Cares 10th Annual Caregiver Conference

ROCKWALL, TX (Aug. 1, 2022) Meals on Wheels Senior Services of Rockwall County and Rest Haven Funeral Home and Memorial Park will present, “Caring for the Caregiver,” the Rockwall Cares 10th Annual Caregiver Conference, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15 at Reflections at Rest Haven, 500 State Highway 66 East in Rockwall. […]

Women in Need gears up for Fall, North Texas Giving Day and Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Women in Need gears up for Fall, North Texas Giving Day and Domestic Violence Awareness Month

GREENVILLE, TX, AUGUST 1, 2020 – Women In Need (WIN) is busy preparing for an action-packed, fun-filled fall season beginning in August as students return to school. WIN Executive Director, Alan Heath, stated, “As we anticipate the beginning of a new school year, Women In Need is busier than ever planning some great events, providing […]

Community members sworn in as volunteers with Lone Star CASA

Community members sworn in as volunteers with Lone Star CASA

ROCKWALL, TX (July 26, 2022) – On July 15 at the Rockwall County Courthouse, The Honorable Judge Brett Hall officially swore in four new CASA volunteers. Also known as Court Appointed Special Advocates, these volunteers will work with Lone Star CASA to advocate for children and families involved in the foster care system in Rockwall […]

Metro East Division of the Dallas Builders Association presents check to Lone Star CASA for over $74,000

Metro East Division of the Dallas Builders Association presents check to Lone Star CASA for over $74,000

ROCKWALL, TX (July 28, 2022) The Metro East Division of the Dallas Builders Association recently presented a check to Lone Star CASA for over $74,000. The Metro East Division has been hosting the Cars For CASA car show on the Sunday after Mothers Day for 17 years.  Over that time, CASA has received over $722,000 […]

‘B is for Beekeeping’: Fate resident publishes children’s alphabet book

‘B is for Beekeeping’: Fate resident publishes children’s alphabet book

A portion of all book sales will be donated to nonprofits dedicated to the conservation and protection of honeybees FATE, TX (July 18, 2022) After two years in the making, Fate resident Justin Weiss has just published a must-have children’s book for all beekeeping enthusiasts. “This week something really cool happened. Well…actually it took two […]

Rockwall High robotics students visit Washington D.C., advocate for STEM funding on Capitol Hill

Rockwall High robotics students visit Washington D.C., advocate for STEM funding on Capitol Hill

ROCKWALL, TX (July 20, 2022) Rockwall High School students from FIRST robotics competition Team 1296, Full Metal Jackets, recently attended the 2022 FIRST National Advocacy Conference in Washington D.C. to advocate for STEM funding (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) on Capitol Hill to help Title 1 schools get funding. The conference was attended by EVP […]

Lone Star CASA to host Annual Clay Shoot

Lone Star CASA to host Annual Clay Shoot

ROCKWALL, TX (June 29, 2022) Lone Star CASA announced that its Annual Clays for CASA Clay Shoot will be held on August 20th at the Texas Gun Ranch in Terrell, TX to benefit children of Kaufman and Rockwall Counties for its 7th year Clays for CASA is a fun and exciting clay shoot competition, with […]

Changing of the Guards at Rockwall Rotary

Changing of the Guards at Rockwall Rotary

Greg Blair installed as President Erik Oistad named Rotarian of the Year  ROCKWALL, TX (July 5, 2022) Rockwall Rotary Club members and guests gathered in the newly renovated Rotary Hall last Thursday to honor outgoing board members and recognize new officers. The Annual Changing of the Guard and Installation of Rockwall Rotary Board of Directors […]

Local nonprofit announces large scale support with Rockwall ISD elementary schools, churches

Local nonprofit announces large scale support with Rockwall ISD elementary schools, churches

ROCKWALL, TX (June 22, 2022) – Student MPACT, a Rockwall-based nonprofit organization, has announced multiple partnerships with Rockwall Independent School District (RISD) and local churches in Rockwall, Heath and Rowlett communities. Student MPACT is a nonprofit, community-based organization focused on uniting churches, schools, and businesses. The organization is instrumental in providing special care for local teachers […]

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