Teams forming for Rockwall Rotary Club Clay Shoot, supporting local scholarships

Teams forming for Rockwall Rotary Club Clay Shoot, supporting local scholarships

ROCKWALL, TX – February 23, 2021 – The Rockwall Rotary Club welcomes you to join them as they host the Rotary Clay Shoot at 11 a.m. Friday, April 16 at Texas Gun Ranch. Clay shooting translates into scholarships at the Rockwall Rotary Clay Shoot. Teams of clay shoot enthusiasts gather at the Texas Gun Ranch […]

UPDATE from Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management for those awaiting second COVID-19 vaccine

UPDATE from Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management for those awaiting second COVID-19 vaccine

ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX – February 22, 2021 – From the Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management: If you are awaiting a 2nd dose of the COVID-19 vaccine: Because of the winter weather last week, COVID-19 vaccine was not shipped by the CDC. The state has informed healthcare providers to expect last week’s vaccine shipment to […]

Chocolate Indulgence raises over $30,000 for families affected by domestic violence in Rockwall, Hunt, and Rains counties

Chocolate Indulgence raises over $30,000 for families affected by domestic violence in Rockwall, Hunt, and Rains counties

ROCKWALL, TX – February 20, 2021 – Women in Need, Inc., a local nonprofit which provides refuge, empowerment and restoration to families affected by domestic violence in Hunt, Rains, and Rockwall counties, raised over $30,000 at its 8th Annual Chocolate Indulgence fundraising event, held virtually over Valentine’s weekend. “These generous sponsorship funds will allow WIN […]

Rockwall County Helping Hands opens Food Pantry today, provides update on storm operations

Rockwall County Helping Hands opens Food Pantry today, provides update on storm operations

ROCKWALL, TX – February 20, 2021 – It has been such a testimony of the strength and compassion of our community to see neighbors helping neighbors during this unprecedented weather event. Helping Hands of Rockwall County wanted to update the community on the emergency operations that they’ve been involved in over this past week. Helping […]

Mobile food pantry returns to Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church Rockwall Feb. 16

Mobile food pantry returns to Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church Rockwall Feb. 16

ROCKWALL, TX – February 12, 2021 – Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church has a Catholic Charities Dallas mobile community food pantry every third Tuesday of the month from 9-11 a.m. The next date for the mobile pantry at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church is Feb. 16.  Fresh fruit, vegetables, and other […]

Rockwall County COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic: ‘I Volunteered And So Should You!’

Rockwall County COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic: ‘I Volunteered And So Should You!’

Editor’s Note: Thank you to Rockwall resident Bill Watts for sharing this Letter to the Editor about volunteering to help at COVID-19 vaccination clinics.  ROCKWALL, TX – February 8, 2021 – I’m Bill Watts and I volunteered to help at a vaccination center in Rockwall, TX. I support Helping Hands Rockwall, a local charity, and read […]

Rockwall Women’s League hosts Big Hat luncheon, announces Grant and Scholarship Program

Rockwall Women’s League hosts Big Hat luncheon, announces Grant and Scholarship Program

ROCKWALL, TX  – February 7, 2021 – The Big Hats & Girls in Pearls fundraising luncheon for the Rockwall Women’s League (RWL) was held Friday, February 5 at the Yacht Club in Chandler’s Landing. The event included a silent auction, designer handbag raffle, centerpiece contest and a fashion show by the Rockwall ISD advanced fashion design […]

Rockwall Women’s League accepting grant requests

Rockwall Women’s League accepting grant requests

ROCKWALL, TX – Feb. 5, 2021 – Proceeds from the Rockwall Women’s League annual fundraising charity ball will be used to provide grants to area not-for-profit organizations and scholarships for Rockwall County high school seniors.  For the 2019-2020 year, RWL awarded $108,500 to area organizations and $107,500 in scholarships. Starting February 1st – April 1st […]

Connie Pettitt announces retirement from Women in Need, names new Executive Director

Connie Pettitt announces retirement from Women in Need, names new Executive Director

ROCKWALL, TX – February 5, 2021 – Connie Pettitt, Executive Director of Women in Need – a local nonprofit that provides refuge, empowerment, and restoration to families affected by domestic violence in Hunt, Rains and Rockwall counties – has announced that she will step down in her role as head of the organization effective February […]

Lone Star CASA to host BUNCO event, registration underway

Lone Star CASA to host BUNCO event, registration underway

ROCKWALL, TX – February 4, 2021 – Lone Star CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children), an organization dedicated to serving abused and neglected children in Rockwall and Kaufman Counties, is holding their first annual Bunco event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 20. The event will be held at Chandlers Landing Yacht […]

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