Rockin’ Riders Spring Challenge open to all ages, abilities

All ages, abilities and breeds are welcome as the Rockin’ Riders 4H Horse Club host their Spring Challenge beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 28 at Bar S Arena in Royse City. There will be jackpot ranch sorting, youth ranch sorting, barrels, poles, stakes race and three events just for those youth who do not […]

Mathematician Club adds up to fun for Celia Hays students

(Rockwall ISD) Haleigh Rannigan, a second grader at Celia Hays Elementary, is one of many students who have joined the “Mathematician Club.” Students are honored with a certificate from the principal, and the esteemed honor of joining this club. The Mathematician Club and the Multiplication Club honors students who work hard learning their math skills. […]

Breakfast Rotary joins Rockwall ISD in celebrating Teachers of the Year

(Rockwall ISD) April 17, 2012 – The Rockwall Independent School District is pleased to announce the 2012 Teachers of the Year. Eighteen teachers, one representing each campus, were selected by their peers and colleagues for the honor. The Teacher of the Year recognition program is a partnership between RISD and the Rockwall Breakfast Rotary. The overall […]

Daughters of the American Revolution enjoy ‘Harmony’

Rock Wall Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution enjoyed a patriotic music program during their April 7, 2012 meeting at the home of Gail Lasky. Lasky, upcoming Vice Regent of the RockWall DAR, and her fellow cohorts of the “Harmony” Singing Group, performed the program, which was followed by an educational history of “The Story […]

CHICS Charity Happy Hour to benefit Family Place

CHICS Charity Happy Hour to benefit Family Place

CHICS Charity, a group of local ladies who have come together to raise money in support of The Family Place, will host a Happy Hour from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, April 26, 2012 at Ocean Prime, 2010 Cedar Springs, Dallas, 75201. Enjoy complimentary appetizers and enjoy the springtime weather on the patio. A $10 […]

Rays of Light gala to help special needs kids, families

Rays of Light gala to help special needs kids, families

(Dallas) Rays of Light, a Dallas-based nonprofit organization that helps special needs children and their families, will host its second annual Shine On Gala on Friday, April 27 at the Park Cities Hilton. Last year the gala raised more than $83,000. This year’s event includes a VIP cocktail hour, live auction, live band, and a […]

Friday Study Club learns about glass sculptures coming to Arboretum

Rockwall’s oldest women’s club, Friday Study Club, organized in 1919, met recently in the home of Carolyn Duckworth. The program was presented by Margaret Duncan, a volunteer at the Dallas Arboretum since 2004.  Duncan shared detailed information about glass artist, Chihuly, who will fill the 66 acre garden at the Arboretum with his iconic sculptures […]

Chics Charity Happy Hour to benefit Family Place

Chics Charity Happy Hour to benefit Family Place

CHICS Charity, a group of local ladies who have come together to raise money in support of The Family Place, will host a Happy Hour from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, March 22 at Arcodoro & Pomodoro, 100 Crescent Ct., Suite 140, Dallas, Texas 75201. A $10 donation is requested at the door. All Happy […]

DAR hosts Annual Awards Tea, recognizes teachers, students

The annual Rock Wall Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution Chapter Awards Presentation was held on Sunday, March 4, in the home of Regent Carolyn Duckworth. Two Rockwall ISD teachers were recognized. Barbara Starling Wood, Ouida Springer Elementary teacher, was recognized for winning the essay contest when she was in the 8th grade in Royse […]

Reduced adoption fees during Empty the Shelter Day, Feb. 18

(Rowlett) The City of Rowlett Animal Shelter and Friends of Rowlett Animals would like to invite you to make a difference in the lives of homeless pets. In their efforts to reduce the homeless pet population, they are hosting an “Empty the Shelter” Adoptathon from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18 at the Rowlett […]