Meals on Wheels golf tourney to support senior services

Meals on Wheels golf tourney to support senior services

 June 4, 2012 – The Rockwall County Committee on Aging and Meals on Wheels, whose mission is to keep the elderly and disabled citizens of Rockwall County living in their homes as long as safely possible through supportive services, nutritious meals and daily human contact, will host their Third Annual Golf Tournament on Friday, June 8 at Buffalo […]

Go fishing with Hotties on The Harbor

Go fishing with Hotties on The Harbor

(Rockwall) May 15, 2012 – Ladies, grab your girlfriends and a fishing pole and head to Lake Ray Hubbard for Hotties on the Harbor, a women-only fishing tournament designed to raise awareness about domestic violence and healthy relationship education. The fundraising event, sponsored by Women in Need and the Rockwall Soroptimists, will be from noon […]

Friends of Library inducts new board members

Friends of Library inducts new board members

(Rockwall) May 29, 2012 – An induction ceremony was held May 8 at the Rockwall County Library for the 2012-13 Friends of the Library Board. Former president Leigh Plagens installed the officers using a theme of “The Hats You Wear.” President Kathy Melston and President-Elect Beverly Stibbens head the slate. Becky Achenbach and Robyn Liane […]

Royse City student earns Knights of Columbus scholarship

(Royse City) May 21, 2012 – Royse City High School Salutatorian Christina Barsoum was recently awarded $1,000 from the Knights of Columbus.  Todd White represented the Knights of Columbus and presented Christina with the scholarship. White said that every year the organization gives scholarships in memory of four of their deceased members.  He went on […]

Saturday’s Tour of Gardens features six standout gardens

Saturday’s Tour of Gardens features six standout gardens

Rain or shine, the 2012 Tour of Gardens, a project of the Rockwall County Master Gardener Association, will take place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 19, featuring six standout gardens. Four gracious homeowners will open their private gardens for tours: 2725 Promenade Place; 1975 Hidden Valley; 657 Mission Drive; and 704 Lake Meadows Court (all located north […]

Community revved up about Cars for CASA

Community revved up about Cars for CASA

Start your engines! The Metro East Division of the Home Builders Association is revving up for the annual Cars for CASA event coming Sunday, May 20 to The Harbor in Rockwall. Hosted by Rods & Relics, the rain-or-shine car, truck and motorcycle show offers a lively day of family fun, good food, rock ‘n roll, and […]

Hilton Bella Harbor teams with Boys & Girls Club to create Hilton Leadership Program

(Rockwall) May 17, 2012 – Sara Whittle, owner, Hilton Bella Harbor Dallas/Rockwall Lakefront, announced today that Hilton Senior Managers from the hotel will instruct 25 teenagers from the Boys & Girls Club of Rockwall in hospitality programs this summer. This newly formed Hilton Leadership Program will further the reach and scope of the Boys & […]

Keep Lewisville Beautiful to host mini golf tournament, silent auction

(Lewisville) Keep Lewisville Beautiful will host its 5th annual Miniature Golf Tournament and silent auction fundraiser from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, May 18, 2012 at Zone Action Park (FM 407 and Summit). Each year, Keep Lewisville Beautiful hosts this tournament in hopes of raising funds for its annual projects and programs. The event is […]

TeamConnor receives generous donation from Northwestern Mutual

Local office makes a big impact through its work in helping solve childhood cancer TeamConnor Childhood Cancer Foundation is receiving new support, thanks to a $50,000 grant from Northwestern Mutual. Through its Foundation, Northwestern Mutual is awarding its Dallas office with the company’s 2012 Community Impact Award for its work with the TeamConnor Childhood Cancer […]

Daughters of American Revolution install new Regent, officers

The Rock Wall Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution installed a new Regent and officers during a ceremony on May 5 at the home of past Regent, Carolyn Duckworth of Heath. The new Regent, Peggy Atterberry, and officers, will lead the chapter for the next two years. Guest speaker and State Corresponding Secretary, Sunny […]