Concert Against Cancer at Strokers to feature several DFW bands

Concert Against Cancer at Strokers to feature several DFW bands

Retired veteran, musician battles cancer, organizes benefit concert for a cure Texas Land & Catttle, Buffalo Wild Wings support Bikers Against Cancer (Dallas) July 2012 – “Have you ever had a family member or someone you loved diagnosed with cancer? If so, you’ll understand my determination to help find a cure,” writes Rick Kackley of […]

Duck Regatta benefits Boys & Girls Club, Meals on Wheels

Duck Regatta benefits Boys & Girls Club, Meals on Wheels

(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 […]

Donation drive underway benefiting Frisco Family Services Center

Food collection boxes in various Frisco Square locations through July 31 (Frisco) July 17, 2012 – Frisco Square announces the Frisco Family Services Donation Drive Event now through July 31, 2012.  Last week, Frisco Family Services Center placed an urgent call for help in collecting items for their Food Pantry. Frisco Square hosted a donation drive […]

Hot Rocks rides for scholarships

(Rockwall) July 16, 2012 – For the 26th year the Rockwall Noon Rotary Club will bring to Rockwall an annual event that has become a local tradition – the Hot Rocks Bike Race and Ride. In August they come – the riders, the sponsors, the spectators and the Rotarians.  Before the sun rises they are there and […]

Saying goodbye, for a cause

Saying goodbye, for a cause

(Rockwall) July 16, 2012 – Biddie Hampton, long time Rockwall community volunteer, along with her husband, Dan, will be moving to Colorado at the end of the month, so in order for some friends to have a send-off breakfast before she packs up the last box, a plan (for a cause) was made. The group gathered […]

Soroptimists have long history of supporting Helping Hands, aiding area women

(Rockwall) July 13, 2012 – Soroptimist of Rockwall has been a longtime supporter of the efforts of Rockwall County Helping Hands to assist with the health needs of women in the Rockwall community since its inception more than 28 years ago. When the need arose for an expensive piece of equipment to help with sexual assault examinations, Soroptimist provided […]

Treasure-trove of bargains at Friends of Plano Library Book Sale

Event touted as one of the largest book sales in the region (Plano) July 12, 2012 – The 29th Annual Friends of the Plano Public Library Book Sale is Aug. 2-4 at Plano Centre, 2000 E. Spring Creek Parkway. With a reputation as one of the largest book sales in the region, the Friends’ sale […]

Eagle Scout project serves those in need by servicing their cars

Eagle Scout project serves those in need by servicing their cars

Scout Jay Pultorak lends a ‘helping hand’ (Rockwall) July 11, 2012 – Working on his Eagle Scout project, Jay Pultorak (in background) and Scouts and leaders from various area troops – Duane Saputa, Cade Whitson, Connor Davis and Matthew Wright – performed car maintenance on vehicles such as oil changes, topping off fluids and inspections […]

Rockwall Rotary Club has long history of ‘Service Above Self’

The Rockwall Rotary Club, sometimes referred to as “Noon Rotary,” is Rockwall’s oldest service club.  It held its organizational meeting on April 6, 1939 at the Rockwall Community Building, and had 20 businessmen charter members. The Rockwall Rotary Club is one of the thousands of Rotary Clubs worldwide that make up Rotary International which has […]