Mentors needed, YMCA and Big Brothers/Big Sisters partner to provide FREE Y memberships

Mentors needed, YMCA and Big Brothers/Big Sisters partner to provide FREE Y memberships

January is National Mentoring Month; sign up today to mentor and inspire youth in our community DALLAS (January 19, 2021) – It’s National Mentoring Month and throughout the month, Big Brothers Big Sisters and the YMCA are partnering together to put out the call to ask adults (Bigs) in North Texas to sign up and […]

Free, virtual Diabetes series offered through Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service-Rockwall County

Free, virtual Diabetes series offered through Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service-Rockwall County

ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 19, 2021 – To get the facts you need about Diabetes, join Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service- Rockwall County for virtual “Do Well Be Well with Diabetes,” an online, educational program series for people with Type 2 Diabetes and caregivers. Classes are FREE and participants will receive a free American Diabetes […]

Free Financial Wellness Workshop at Rockwall YMCA Feb. 3

Free Financial Wellness Workshop at Rockwall YMCA Feb. 3

  ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 19, 2021 – JER Chilton YMCA at Rockwall,  located at 1210 N. Goliad St., will host a free Financial Wellness Workshop from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 3 for those needing financial coaching and advice, including those with post-COVID-19 needs. There will be a short presentation given by […]

Rockwall County Helping Hands packs pantries of homebound residents with new program

Rockwall County Helping Hands packs pantries of homebound residents with new program

ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 14, 2021 — Rockwall County Helping Hands has rolled out a new program that’s stocking the pantries of local homebound elderly residents during the pandemic. The Pantry 2 Pantry program – a special initiative of Helping Hands’s Assistance & Referral and Food Pantry programs – provides grocery items and toiletries to […]

Texas announces COVID-19 vaccination hub providers for week of Jan. 11

Texas announces COVID-19 vaccination hub providers for week of Jan. 11

ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 11, 2021 – From the Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management: Texas hub providers will receive 158,825 doses of vaccine based on the number of people each provider estimated it could serve in a week. An additional 38,300 doses will go to other providers to continue vaccination in communities statewide. In […]

First Presbyterian Church of Rockwall to host Jan. 19 memorial service for lives lost in the pandemic

First Presbyterian Church of Rockwall to host Jan. 19 memorial service for lives lost in the pandemic

ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 8, 2021 — First Presbyterian Church of Rockwall, 602 White Hills Dr., will participate in a national moment of unity and remembrance of lives lost in the pandemic with a special outdoor service at 4:30 p.m. on January 19.  The service will take place in the church’s back parking lot. Following […]

Texas Silver-Haired Legislature candidates sought

Texas Silver-Haired Legislature candidates sought

  ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 8, 20201 – Texas Silver-Haired Legislature is a non-partisan statewide body of dedicated persons (60 years of age and older) elected to draft proposed legislation on aging issues.  Legislative issues developed by the TSHL are presented for active consideration as bills to the Texas Legislature.  Silver-Haired Legislators are elected for […]

Want to be a Storm Spotter? Free SKYWARN classes available

Want to be a Storm Spotter? Free SKYWARN classes available

ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 8,. 2021 – National Weather Service has scheduled SKYWARN classes for 2021. All the classes will be virtual this year. You can sign up for a class here.   NWS encourages anyone with an interest in public service to join the SKYWARN® program. Volunteers include police and fire personnel, dispatchers, EMS workers, […]

Mobile food pantry coming to Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church Rockwall monthly starting Jan. 19th

Mobile food pantry coming to Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church Rockwall monthly starting Jan. 19th

ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 7, 2021 — Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church has a Catholic Charities Dallas mobile community food pantry every third Tuesday of the month from 9-11 a.m. The next date for the mobile pantry at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church is Jan. 19.  Fresh fruit, vegetables, and other […]

Long distance caregivers: Visiting with your elderly relative

Long distance caregivers: Visiting with your elderly relative

ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 6, 2021 – Meals on Wheels Senior Services offers a range of information and educational materials of tips and tools for family caregivers, information on agencies and organizations that provide caregiver support. Contacting MOWSS is the first step towards seeking support and maintaining a healthy balance between the caregivers own self-sufficiency […]

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