Helping Hands Director selected for Executive Leadership Program

Helping Hands Director selected for Executive Leadership Program

Rockwall County Helping Hands Senior Director of Philanthropy, Melody Hail, was recently selected out of thousands of applicants from across the country for the Allstate Nonprofit Executive Leadership Program in Chicago. Chosen due to her extensive nonprofit background and years of experience, Hail has worked for Helping Hands for 10 years and has served the […]

MLK Community Choir to host free concert Saturday

MLK Community Choir to host free concert Saturday

The MLK Youth Community Choir, in partnership with Garland ISD, invites the community to a free concert event following the MLK parade on Saturday, Jan. 18, at 11:30 a.m. at the Granville Arts Center Main Auditorium, 300 North 5th Street, Garland, TX 75040. Over 200 voices will unite with an all youth band to celebrate Dr. King’s dream. The […]

Rockwall Kiwanis prepares ‘Food for Kids’

Rockwall Kiwanis prepares ‘Food for Kids’

Five hundreds bags of food were prepared by members of Rockwall County Kiwanis Club yesterday at Divine Peace Church as part of their Food for Kids service project. The program was created to serve the many children in the Rockwall ISD on the free and reduced meal program that have little or nothing to eat […]

Royse City Chamber to host Wild West Casino Night

Royse City Chamber to host Wild West Casino Night

It’s time to ante up! The Royse City Chamber of Commerce is headed back in time to the Wild West for their Annual Casino Night. The event will be from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21 at the Emerald Ballroom, 2316 Johnson St. in Greenville, TX 75041. It’s gonna be a night that’ll get […]

Samee’s to give away free pizza for a year in honor of Roma’s Books

Samee’s to give away free pizza for a year in honor of Roma’s Books

By now you’ve probably heard that Roma’s Books, located at 555 E. I-30 in Rockwall (a couple doors down from Samee’s Pizza Getti Italian Bistro & Lounge and across from 24 Hour Fitness) is preparing to close its doors for good. A Store Closing Sale is set for 7 p.m. Wednesday, January 22. But when […]

Meet Blinkin, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

Meet Blinkin, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

Blinkin is 3 months old and full of spunk, but she tends to run into things- in a puppy happy-go-lucky way- which is the reason she sometimes wears goggles (and she is just so stinking cute in them).  Her blindness does not slow her down.  Blinkin is current on her vaccines, spayed, and microchipped.  Contact info@rockwallpets.com for more info or to arrange […]

Local ballroom dance studio takes steps to help foster children

Local ballroom dance studio takes steps to help foster children

‘A Dance To Remember’ holiday party benefits Rainbow Room of Rockwall County Each December for the past 13 years, Margaret Kochan, owner of the A Dance To Remember Ballroom Dance Studio in Rockwall, invites her patrons to a complementary holiday party.  Margaret provides the location, the food and the music, and in return she asks […]

Ring in the New Year and support Boys & Girls Club at Rockwall Hilton

Ring in the New Year and support Boys & Girls Club at Rockwall Hilton

The Boys & Girls Club of Northeast Texas and the Hilton Dallas/Rockwall Lakefront invite guests to ring in the New Year at the 4th Annual Masquerade Ball, January 31, 2019 starting at 6 PM. Guests are encouraged to don formal attire and a mask for a wonderful evening of of food, beverage and entertainment including: […]

Carolers for Carole: Community responds to fulfill Christmas wish

Carolers for Carole: Community responds to fulfill Christmas wish

UPDATE (12/25/2019 9:30AM): Doni Todd publicly thanked those who showed up on Christmas Eve to fulfill her Christmas wish for her mom:  She wrote: “Thank you, Nic Collins and Living Hope Baptist Church, in Garland. Showing up this evening, and surprising mom with a few of your own to sing Christmas carols was the best […]

BINGO Jan. 16 at Divine Peace Church to benefit Rockwall County Meals on Wheels

BINGO Jan. 16 at Divine Peace Church to benefit Rockwall County Meals on Wheels

The community is invited as Home Care Assistance presents the 3rd annual BINGO night supporting Meals on Wheels Senior Services of Rockwall County. The event will be hosted by Divine Peace Church from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 16, 305 S. Fannin St., Rockwall. Cost is $20 (includes dinner and 5 games of Bingo) […]