Support services available for family caregivers

Support services available for family caregivers

ROCKWALL, TX (August 13, 2020) Meals on Wheels Senior Services of Rockwall County is happy to share that The North Central Texas Area Agency on Aging has a broad range of support services available for family caregivers, including Caregiver Support Coordination, Respite Care, Caregiver Information Services, and Caregiver Counseling. The following are eligibility criteria. The […]

Rockwall Rotary to host Blood Drive to Honor Heroes during COVID-19

Rockwall Rotary to host Blood Drive to Honor Heroes during COVID-19

ROCKWALL, TX (August 12, 2020) Join the Rockwall Rotary Club to help alleviate the U.S. blood shortage during their Blood Drive to Honor Heroes During COVID-19 event, 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday, August 17 at the John D. Foster Memorial Rotary Hall (408 S. Goliad Street in Rockwall. Please register for a donation appointment […]

Self-Care Workshop planned for family caregivers Aug. 25

Self-Care Workshop planned for family caregivers Aug. 25

Taking a Moment for You (August 12, 2020) Does caring for an aging loved one leave you feeling overwhelmed and overworked? Join The Senior Source from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, August 25 – by phone or by computer – to help reduce and manage your stress with mindfulness meditation and improv comedy for […]

Carter BloodCare, community members partner to safeguard blood supply

Carter BloodCare, community members partner to safeguard blood supply

Rockwall Economic Development Corp to host drive during most prolonged critical shortage ROCKWALL, Texas (August 10, 2020) – Carter BloodCare supplies blood transfusion products to hospitals across north, central and east Texas, thanks to volunteer blood donors. The blood supply typically takes a hit during summer months, especially now, when more people are working remotely […]

Clay Shoot aims to raise money for abused children in Rockwall, Kaufman counties

Clay Shoot aims to raise money for abused children in Rockwall, Kaufman counties

Lone Star CASA to host “Clays for CASA” event ROCKWALL TX – (August 10, 2020) Lone Star CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children), an organization dedicated to the serving abused and neglected children in Rockwall and Kaufman Counties, is holding their annual sporting clay shoot in conjunction with Texas Gun Ranch on Saturday, August […]

Pancake Breakfast with the big cats, social distancing style

Pancake Breakfast with the big cats, social distancing style

Panthers, Pumas & Pancakes WYLIE, TX (August 6, 2020) In-Sync Exotics Wildlife Rescue and Education Center, located at 3430 Skyview Drive in Wylie, will host an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast from 7 to 10 a.m. Saturday, August 22. Take a self-guided tour of  the sanctuary that’s home to rescued tigers, lions, cougars, leopards, cheetahs, bobcats and […]

Chalk It Up 4 Kids: sidewalk art contest to raise awareness in Rockwall County

Chalk It Up 4 Kids: sidewalk art contest to raise awareness in Rockwall County

ROCKWALL, TX (August 5, 2020) “Show us your best chalk art!” say organizers of the Chalk It Up 4 Kids Sidewalk Art Contest, designed to engage kids, adults, and local businesses while helping to raise awareness about the Children’s Advocacy Center for Rockwall County. To enter, simply create a work of art with sidewalk chalk, […]

Flag raffle to support Rockwall Police Officer Tracy Gaines’ family

Flag raffle to support Rockwall Police Officer Tracy Gaines’ family

ROCKWALL, TX (August 4, 2020) Support the family of Rockwall Police Officer Tracy Gaines, who died of complications from COVID-19, through a raffle by 410 Woodwork. The prize is a beautiful wood piece by 410 Woodwork and 100% of the proceeds will go back to Tracy’s family. Tickets are $10 each or five for $40. For […]

Candidly Curtis: Venmo Challenge yields big tip for server, with surprise twist for Rockwall restaurant

Candidly Curtis: Venmo Challenge yields big tip for server, with surprise twist for Rockwall restaurant

ROCKWALL, TX – August 2, 2020 – Blue Ribbon News special contributors Chris & Molli enjoyed dinner at Samee’s Pizza Getti this evening, and thanks to your donations as part of their Venmo Tip Challenge, one lucky server received a big bonus – plus a huge surprise for the entire restaurant! MORE VIDEOS Candidly Curtis: […]

Rain or shine, Rockwall rehab facility showers residents with love

Rain or shine, Rockwall rehab facility showers residents with love

UPDATE (7/30/2020): For photos and video from the car parade, visit the Highland Meadows facebook album!  ROCKWALL, TX – July 29, 2020 — Tomorrow’s forecast may be partly cloudy, but there’s a 100% chance of smiling faces at Highland Meadows in Rockwall. The health and rehab facility is hosting a drive-by car parade to allow […]