SouperBowl: Rockwall County 4-H collecting beef sticks to tackle hunger

SouperBowl: Rockwall County 4-H collecting beef sticks to tackle hunger

The Rockwall County 4-H Beef Club will continue to collect beef sticks until Monday, Feb. 3, 2020. The Rockwall County 4-H Beef Club is participating in the nationally recognized program “Souper Bowl of Caring” and collecting individually wrapped beef sticks. The youth decided to collect snacks such as Country Archer Beef Sticks because they are […]

Patriot PAWS Service Dogs receives $14,000 from Ascent Protein

Patriot PAWS Service Dogs receives $14,000 from Ascent Protein

Patriot PAWS Service Dogs, a national nonprofit based in Rockwall that trains and provides service dogs for disabled veterans,  recently received a $14,000 donation from Ascent Protein.  Ascent is a family-owned company based in Denver, Colorado that is well-known in the fitness and sports industry for producing clean, pure, made-in-America protein and pre-workout products. On […]

The Big Event: Leadership Rockwall class to host epic day of community service

The Big Event: Leadership Rockwall class to host epic day of community service

Community members encouraged to submit project ideas, sign up to volunteer for a project   The Leadership Rockwall Class of 2020 is hosting the largest one-day service event Rockwall County has ever seen on April 18, 2020. The goal for their class project, called The Big Event, is to amass 1,000 volunteers to participate in […]

Women in Need’s Chocolate Indulgence to benefit victims of domestic violence

Women in Need’s Chocolate Indulgence to benefit victims of domestic violence

Mark your calendars and join Women in Need (WIN) for their annual Chocolate Indulgence event on Friday, February 14 at Hidden Creek, 215 Chris Cuny Parkway in Heath. A special VIP sponsorship cocktail party is set to begin at 5:30 p.m.; doors open to the public at 6. Guests will enjoy a memorable Valentine’s evening of […]

Rowlett-based Men & Ladies of Honor release latest ‘Men of Honor’ magazine curriculum

Rowlett-based Men & Ladies of Honor release latest ‘Men of Honor’ magazine curriculum

The Men & Ladies of Honor are excited to release their third and final installment of the “Men of Honor” magazine curriculum. The Men of Honor Magazine 3 is used in the Men of Honor program. Volume 3 has a heavy emphasis on servant leadership, and students are encouraged to use the skills and character […]

Gaming Festival March 6-8 offers 50+ hours of non-stop gaming and charity

Gaming Festival March 6-8 offers 50+ hours of non-stop gaming and charity

LAN all NIGHT to Host Charity Gaming Festival March 6-8 Benefiting North Texas Food Bank LAN all NIGHT Charity Gaming Festival is holding their inaugural event March 6-8 at Great Wolf Lodge in Grapevine, TX benefiting North Texas Food Bank. The event’s primary attraction is the Bring Your Own Computer (BYOC) section where gamers bring […]

Panthers, Pumas & Pancakes: In-Sync Exotics to host Valentine’s breakfast

Panthers, Pumas & Pancakes: In-Sync Exotics to host Valentine’s breakfast

In-Sync Exotics Wildlife Rescue and Education Center, located at 3430 Skyview Drive in Wylie, will host a Panthers, Pumas & Pancakes Valentine’s Breakfast from 7 to 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 15. Enjoy coffee, juice, fruit, all-you-can-eat pancakes and a self-guided tour around the sanctuary. In-Sync is home to over 70 rescued exotic cats. The nonprofit […]

City of Rockwall honors inaugural recipient of Hometown Heroes Award  

City of Rockwall honors inaugural recipient of Hometown Heroes Award  

He doesn’t do it for the recognition or praise. In fact, he’s often very quickly onto the next project, or in this case, how to make this one even bigger and better. You may have heard of Dr. Stan Lowrance, DDS, but you may have no idea what the local dentist has done behind the […]

EastTex Regional CERT to host free emergency preparedness training

EastTex Regional CERT to host free emergency preparedness training

UPDATE 1/19/21: The Jan 25 class was cancelled. CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) is a program through FEMA to help train and organize local citizens to help during disasters or other times of need. EastTex Regional CERT is sponsored by the Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management, and are an all-volunteer organization that helps local […]

Support Rockwall County 4-H with Souper Bowl of Caring

Support Rockwall County 4-H with Souper Bowl of Caring

r Rockwall County 4-H Beef Club is tackling hunger with the Souper Bowl of Caring, a national movement of young people, working together around the time of the Super Bowl football game to fight hunger and poverty in their local communities. Join the Rockwall County 4-H in collecting Country Archer Beef Sticks, or any other […]