Take stand against child abuse with #GoBlueForKids yard signs now available

Take stand against child abuse with #GoBlueForKids yard signs now available

(ROCKWALL, TX – April 5, 2020) April is designated as National Child Abuse Awareness and Prevention Month, and as the Rockwall County community finds creative ways to #GoBlueForKids through blue ribbons on mailboxes, car antennas and online promotions, here’s one more more way to show support. With a $10 donation to the CAC, you can […]

Rockwall County PPE Donation Drive underway

Rockwall County PPE Donation Drive underway

Can you help support our local heroes?  (ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX – April 3, 2020) A PPE (Personal Protection Equipment) drive for first responders and hospital personnel in Rockwall County. The following items are in demand: • N95 masks • Elastic bands for sewing homemade masks • Surgical masks • Surgical gloves • Isolation gowns • […]

Stressed? Anxious? COVID-19 Mental Health Support Line available

Stressed? Anxious? COVID-19 Mental Health Support Line available

(ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX – April 2, 2020) The North Texas Behavioral Health Authority is providing a dedicated 24/7 COVID-19 Mental Health Support Line for those experiencing stress and anxiety related to the current state of emergency. It is normal to experience stress, anxiety, grief and worry during and after crisis. If you or someone you […]

Lone Star CASA focuses on supporting families during National Child Abuse Prevention Month

Lone Star CASA focuses on supporting families during National Child Abuse Prevention Month

‘There is still a need for CASA volunteers’ (ROCKWALL, TX – March 30, 3030) April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, and Lone Star CASA is raising awareness of  the need for more dedicated members of the community to step up and become CASA volunteers, and help break the cycle of abuse and neglect, through […]

Rockwall Breakfast Rotary presents donation to Rainbow Room

Rockwall Breakfast Rotary presents donation to Rainbow Room

(ROCKWALL, TX – March 20, 2020) During these days of pandemic and uncertainty, the Rockwall County Rainbow Room continues to provide for kids and teens who are abused or displaced. They work in conjunction with Child Protective Services and deliver the tangibles that the kids need – hygiene products, clothes, backpacks, bedding, beds, etc. The […]

City of Heath Mayor Kelson Elam declares local state of emergency disaster

City of Heath Mayor Kelson Elam declares local state of emergency disaster

City of Heath Update on Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Tuesday, March 17, 2020 ____________________________________________________________________ “If you are sick, stay home. Testing is far less important at this point than isolating yourself or family member from the general population unless there is respiratory distress.” Dr. Gary A. Bonaquisti, Rockwall County Physician ________________________________________________________________________________ (HEATH, TX – March […]

Packed with love: Lake Pointe Church community helps ensure no kid goes hungry during school shutdown

Packed with love: Lake Pointe Church community helps ensure no kid goes hungry during school shutdown

(ROCKWALL, TX – March 14, 2020) Lake Pointe Church volunteers have been busy this afternoon collecting drive-thru food donations, running them inside to be sorted, assembled and packed up to make sure kids are fed during extended Spring Break. Lake Pointe’s website says, “As a church we will be here to meet the needs of […]

Daily Meals on Wheels deliveries suspended to Rockwall County seniors

Daily Meals on Wheels deliveries suspended to Rockwall County seniors

Donations needed for Emergency Food Boxes (ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX – March 14, 2020) With the extension of Rockwall ISD’s Spring Break and the closing of the contract kitchen where daily meals are prepared, Meals on Wheels Senior Services of Rockwall County has had to suspend daily deliveries to its elderly and disabled homebound clients. Community […]

Rockwall Pets announces 2020 Boot Scootin’ Ball, fundraiser and silent auction

Rockwall Pets announces 2020 Boot Scootin’ Ball, fundraiser and silent auction

(ROCKWALL, TX – March 9, 2020) Rockwall Pets today announced a community-wide fundraising event benefiting their organization.  The 6th Annual “Boot Scootin’ Ball” will be 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, April 18 at Southern Junction. Many generous people and businesses in the community have donated wonderful items for a huge silent auction, chances to win […]

First responders, community leaders to join in ‘March for Meals’

First responders, community leaders to join in ‘March for Meals’

 Meals on Wheels Senior Services of Rockwall County participates in month-long, nationwide ‘March for Meals’ Support will help to fight senior hunger and isolation in Rockwall County (ROCKWALL, TX) Meals on Wheel Senior Services of Rockwall County announced today that it will participate in the 18th annual March for Meals – a month-long, nationwide celebration of Meal […]

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