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 […]

Join CHICS for Happy Hour, support Family Place

Join CHICS for Happy Hour, support Family Place

CHICS Charity,  a group of local ladies who have come together to raise money in support of The Family Place, will host their first Happy Hour of the New Year at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2 at Denim and Diamonds, 17727 Addison Road, Dallas, 75287. A $5 donation is requested. All Happy Hour proceeds benefit The Family Place. Wear […]

Mayoral proclamation recognizes Rockwall Rotary Mentoring, names National Mentoring Day

Mayoral proclamation recognizes Rockwall Rotary Mentoring, names National Mentoring Day

‘First a Reader, then a Leader’ In a recent meeting of the Rockwall Rotary Club, Mayor David Sweet presented Barbara Allan, Chairman of Rockwall Rotary Mentoring, with a proclamation declaring Jan. 26 “National Mentoring Day.” The proclamation encouraged all citizens to applaud Rockwall Rotarians, the Rockwall ISD and community-wide mentors who graciously give of their […]

Carolyn Duckworth: promoting historic preservation, patriotism

Blue Ribbon News ‘Good People’ shines spotlight on local leader Meet Carolyn Cooksey Duckworth, a Rockwall resident since 1972, who serves as Regent of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution Rock Wall Chapter. Carolyn is third generation member of NSDAR, a member since 1967.  Her continued leadership helps to promote DAR’s mission of […]