Keep Lewisville Beautiful recognizes Yard of the Month

(Lewisville) Aug 1, 2012 – Keep Lewisville Beautiful’s Yard of the Month for July is the beautifully landscaped yard located at 228 Kealy Street. Keep Lewisville Beautiful recognizes one residential and one business each month from April through October for the “Yard of the Month.” Signs designating the winners are proudly displayed for all to […]

Frisco boy starts nonprofit, sends North Texas kids to robotics camp

Frisco boy starts nonprofit, sends North Texas kids to robotics camp

Robots 4 Everyone comes to McKinney Boys & Girls Club August 09, 2012 – Robots 4 Everyone, an organization that sends at-risk kids and kids from low-income families to robotics camp, hosted its first camp at the Boys & Girls Club of Collin County, McKinney Branch, August 6-10.  What makes this unique is that the […]

AMICA’s donation to Helping Hands will provide school supplies for families in need

AMICA’s donation to Helping Hands will provide school supplies for families in need

(Rockwall) August 1, 2012 – AMICA, a non-profit group of 40 women, continues its tradition of supporting Helping Hands and its mission to assist Rockwall residents in times of crisis. AMICA’s recent gift of $5,000 to Helping Hands will be used to buy school supplies for children of families in need. Volunteering their time and […]

First Presbyterian Church presents donation to Helping Hands Food Pantry

First Presbyterian Church presents donation to Helping Hands Food Pantry

(Rockwall) July 31, 2012 – Greg Blair of First Presbyterian Church in Rockwall presents a $400 donation to Sherry Hamm for the Food Pantry at Helping Hands. Blair is chairman of the church Missionary Committee, and Hamm is Director of Assistance and Referral at the non-profit critical assistance agency that serves Rockwall County. “Helping Hands […]

‘Taste of Opportunity’ Chocolate Tour helps at-risk youth

‘Taste of Opportunity’ Chocolate Tour helps at-risk youth

(Dallas) July 31, 2012 – Dallas By Chocolate presents the “Taste of Opportunity” Chocolate Tour from 1 to 4:15 p.m. Saturday, August 11, 2012.  It’s a chance to taste the best of Dallas’ chocolate and help out at-risk youth at the same time. A portion of each ticket will benefit Café Momentum, the Dallas-based restaurant and culinary […]

Post office receives special delivery for helping Stamp Out Hunger

Post office receives special delivery for helping Stamp Out Hunger

(Rockwall) July 31, 2012 – A big “Thank You” was delivered to the Rockwall Post Office by Helping Hands for postal workers’ efforts filling Food Pantry shelves. Post Office employees participated in the National Association of Letter Carriers Stamp out Hunger Food Drive in May. “It brought in an enormous amount of food, which postal […]

Single Moms Care and Support of Irving offers help, healing, friendship

(Irving) July 31, 2012– A new support group for single moms has formed in Irving, welcoming single moms and their children to join them for free food, fun and friendship. The kickoff meeting will be Friday, Aug. 24. Single Moms Care and Support of Irving will meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m. the second and fourth […]

Lassos & Lace to benefit WomenAid

Lassos & Lace to benefit WomenAid

July 9, 2012 – Join the  Soroptimist International Club of Rockwall at Southern Junction Nightclub and Steakhouse from 7 to 11 p.m. October 6 for Lassos and Lace, a WomenAid fundraising event. Donation items are needed for the live and silent auctions. They are also seeking sponsor tables, program donations and event underwriters. Soroptimists seek […]

Hot Rocks Bike Race winners announced, raffle prizes awarded

Hot Rocks Bike Race winners announced, raffle prizes awarded

Rockwall Rotary’s Hot Rocks Bike Race draws more than 1,000 participants (Rockwall) August 12, 2012 – Participation in yesterday’s Hot Rocks Bike Race exceeded expectations, with more than 1,050 riders coming out bright and early to Wilkerson-Sanders Stadium in Rockwall for intense competition and family fun. The 26th annual event attracted all levels of riders, […]

Ten-year-old starts nonprofit that sends North Texas kids to robotics camp

July 30, 2012 – Robots 4 Everyone, an organization that sends at-risk kids and kids from low-income families to robotics camp, will be hosting its first camp at the Boys & Girls Club of Collin County, McKinney Branch, August 6-10.  What makes this unique is that the organization is completely run by Jackson Young, a […]