National Charity League hosts food drive, learns about volunteering at Helping Hands

September 19, 2012 – The National Charity League Freshman Class learns about helping others at a volunteer orientation conducted by Rockwall Helping Hands Executive Director Margo Nielsen. The NCL class also conducted a food drive to help fill shelves at the Food Pantry of Helping Hands. NCL is a non-profit national organization of mothers and […]

Teens look to government roles

(September 19, 2012) – The Youth Advisory Council (YAC) has an ambitious agenda of programs to complete for 2012-2013, all related to the City of Rockwall. YAC is a city-sponsored program that teaches youths about local government and how it operates under the supervision of City Secretary Kristy Ashberry and Mayor Pro Tem David White. […]

Time to shine those boots for Lassos & Lace

September 18, 2012 – It’s that time again. The time when the air starts to cool, the leaves start to change and the Soroptimist International Club of Rockwall puts on the best shindig of the season! That’s right, it’s Lassos & Lace time and it’s happening Saturday, October 6 at our very own Southern Junction! […]

Rockwall Family YMCA offers healthy eating, physical activity tips

Encouraging families to address healthy living during Childhood Obesity Awareness Month September 18, 2012 – September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month and the Rockwall YMCA — a leader in youth development and healthy living—wants to help families in Rockwall County understand the risks of childhood obesity and how to incorporate regular physical activity and […]

Aspasians Fall Arts & Crafts Fair Saturday in the square

(Rockwall) September 18, 2012 – The Aspasians Fall Arts & Crafts Fair returns to the historic downtown square in Rockwall, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, September 22. Discover jewelry, gifts, handbags, fashion apparel, pottery, candles, home decor, artistry, and one-of-a-kind treasures. Proceeds and benefits will help provide scholarships to local graduating seniors and […]

Discover the history of Rockwall, Lake Ray Hubbard

(Rockwall) September 17, 2012 – Rockwall County Newcomers and Friends will learn about the history of Rockwall and the formation of Lake Ray Hubbard at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, October 11. Sheri Fowler, vice president of the Rockwall County Historical Foundation and director of public relations for the Rockwall ISD, will present the program during the […]

‘Bark at Fair Park’ during State Fair features dog kissing booth, adopt-a-thon

(Dallas) September 17, 2012 – DFW Rescue Me will host its second annual D.R. Horton America’s Builder Bark at Fair Park mega-marathon dog adoption event at the State Fair of Texas Sept. 28 – Oct. 21. This will be 24 consecutive days of rescued dogs available for adoption at the State Fair of Texas. Last year’s […]

Discover what Rockwall County 4-H clubs have to offer at kick-off event

(Rockwall) September 17, 2012 – Rockwall County 4-H will host a kick-off event from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, September 24 at the County Extension Office, 915 Whitmore, Suite B, in Rockwall, showcasing 4-H Clubs for those interested in learning more. The program will cover: Dog Obedience Fashion & Sewing Food & Nutrition Horses Livestock Projects […]

Garland, Rowlett, Sachse mayors issue PTA proclamation

(Garland ISD) September 16, 2012 – The Garland ISD Council of PTAs kicked off the 2012-13 school year with its first meeting on September 5. Mayors Ron Jones of Garland and Todd Gottel of Rowlett, along with Mayor Pro Tem of Sachse Jared Patterson, were all in attendance. The city leaders each read proclamations declaring […]

Rubber Duck Regatta launches Sept 22 on Lake Ray Hubbard

(The Harbor, Lake Ray Hubbard, Rockwall) Save the date for the Rockwall Rubber Duck Regatta and Duck Fest, which launches Saturday, Sept. 22 at The Harbor in Rockwall – benefiting The Boys and Girls Club and Meals on Wheels. Thousands of yellow rubber ducks will be adopted and raced down the fountains at The Harbor […]