Friday Study Club meets for gift exchange

The monthly meeting of the Friday Study Club was held at the home of Jinksie Patton, with Carolyn Duckworth and Martha Baker serving as co-hostesses. The meeting featured the club’s annual gift exchange.  The Friday Study Club, founded in 1919, is the oldest organization in Rockwall and actively supports Terrell State Hospital and the county library. From left […]

Rowlett Rotary earns recognition from Chamber

Rowlett Rotary earns recognition from Chamber

The Rowlett Chamber of Commerce recently named the Rotary Club of Rowlett as the Business/Organization of the Month for December 2011. Leon Dudley, Brad Daniels, Paul Atwood, Scott Brittell, Dale Raspberry and Micky Shaw were on hand to graciously accept the award on Dec. 14. Criteria for earning this award includes modeling high ethical standards, practicing exemplary customer […]

Rotary’s community-wide drive nets two tons of food for Rockwall County’s hungry

Rotary’s community-wide drive nets two tons of food for Rockwall County’s hungry

Rotarians to host luncheon recognizing Heath fire station’s collection efforts “Joining Hands to Help Others” was the 2011 Rockwall Rotary Club’s theme for its recent community-wide food drive benefiting the Helping Hands food pantry. Each year, Helping Hands distributes thousands of bags of groceries to individuals and families in need across Rockwall County. The need […]

‘Queens and other Lovers’ topic at Friday Study Club

(Rockwall) The November meeting of the Friday Study Club met in the home of Ruth Willis, with Nancy Hill and Carolyn Francisco serving as co-hostesses.  Club members contributed items for the Terrell State Hospital as a part of their ongoing support of the facility and its programs. Sharon Shannon, member of the Friday Study Club, […]

Keep Lewisville Beautiful awards grant to Lions Club, provides free light bulbs

Keep Lewisville Beautiful recently awarded the Lewisville Lions Club a $500 Adult Beautification grant for an outdoor beautification and community improvement project planting native trees and crepe myrtles in the northeast corner of Central Park, in partnership with Lewisville Parks and Leisure Services. “We are excited to be able to provide the Lions Club funds […]

Rep. Laubenberg speaks, new DAR members introduced at National Defense Luncheon

Rep. Laubenberg speaks, new DAR members introduced at National Defense Luncheon

DAR officers pose with the Honorable Jodie Laubenberg (far right), Republican State Representative, District 89. The Honorable Jodie Laubenberg, serving her fifth term in the Texas House of Representatives, spoke on “Protecting our Texas Borders” during the Rock Wall Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution’s National Defense Luncheon, held Nov. 5 at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in […]

New 4-H Club offers horse safety, education clinic

(Royse City) The new Gold Buckle 4-H Club, in association with the Bar S Arena, will present a Horse Safety & Education Clinic from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 22.   The clinic is designed for those who want to get acquainted with and/or learn to handle a horse, own a horse, or simply improve […]

Friday Study Club ‘joins hands’ to kick off food drive

Friday Study Club ‘joins hands’ to kick off food drive

Heath, Rockwall fire departments compete in community-wide food drive hosted by Rockwall Rotary and Rockwall County Helping Hands (Rockwall) Friday Study Club became the first club to participate in the Rockwall Rotary and Helping Hands’ “Joining Hands to Help Others”community-wide food drive that ends Thursday, Nov. 17. FSC president  Becky Cecil selected Rockwall Fire Station # 1 (near the […]

Commission on Aging assists seniors, visits Friday Study Club

Commission on Aging assists seniors, visits Friday Study Club

Marge Ver Hagen, director for Rockwall County Commission on Aging presented the October Friday Study Club program by sharing ways the Commission fulfills its goal of helping seniors remain in their own homes as long as safely possible.  Marge reported that Meals on Wheels are provided to 165 to 180 seniors daily, plus 70 dogs, […]

Mohler family recognized by Noon Exchange Club

Mohler family recognized by Noon Exchange Club

(Garland) The Mohler Family exemplifies the “You Make a Difference” reorganization which they received from the Noon Exchange Club of Garland at its Oct 5 meeting.  The father, Jay Mohler and his two sons, Jason and Jeremy are all members of the Garland Police Department. Jay was hired by the Garland Police Department in July […]