Rockwall County Helping Hands celebrates Annual Golf Tournament

Rockwall County Helping Hands celebrates Annual Golf Tournament

ROCKWALL, TX – September 15, 2020 — On September 11th, Rockwall County Helping Hands celebrated its Annual Golf Tournament at Buffalo Creek Golf Course chaired by Board Members Jack Green and Gary Spraggins. Every year, Helping Hands raises awareness for Rockwall residents facing poverty, and the proceeds go to help the organization serve numerous families […]

Chalk It Up 4 Kids: sidewalk art contest underway in Rockwall County

Chalk It Up 4 Kids: sidewalk art contest underway in Rockwall County

ROCKWALL, TX (September 15, 2020) The Chalk It Up 4 Kids Sidewalk Art Contest is underway in Rockwall County, 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 in your driveway or sidewalk with chalk, and incorporate […]

Rockwall High School grad commissioned as second lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force

Rockwall High School grad commissioned as second lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force

ROCKWALL, TX – September 14, 2020 — Today the Rockwall community celebrated a special milestone for one of its own. Edmond Smajli, a Rockwall High School graduate and son of Luigi’s owner Mario Smajli, was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the United States Air Force. Edmond was recognized for this achievement this afternoon at […]

How to enjoy iconic sites, tastes of State Fair of Texas from home

How to enjoy iconic sites, tastes of State Fair of Texas from home

DALLAS, TX (September 14, 2020) The State Fair of Texas is proud to announce, for the first time ever, you can enjoy some of the iconic sights and tastes of the State Fair of Texas from the comfort of your own home. The State Fair of Texas’s mission is to celebrate all things Texan, and […]

Virtual Duck Pluck: 2020’s answer to the Rockwall’s Rubber Duck Regatta

Virtual Duck Pluck: 2020’s answer to the Rockwall’s Rubber Duck Regatta

ROCKWALL, TX (September 11, 2020) Hey there, duckies! COVID-19 got you down? Here’s how you, your family and friends can make a splash at the #QuackyQuarantine Virtual Duck Pluck, brought to you by the Rockwall Rubber Duck Regatta. DUCK DEETS The Virtual Duck Pluck, presented by Southwest Kia-Rockwall, is 2020 duck season’s answer to celebrating […]

Rockwall remembers the victims of 9/11 during memorial ceremony at Heroes Bridge

Rockwall remembers the victims of 9/11 during memorial ceremony at Heroes Bridge

ROCKWALL, TX – September 11, 2020 — Today marks 19 years since the terror attacks on the the World Trade Center twin towers and the U.S. Pentagon. This morning, the Third Watch LE Motorcycle Club joined the community for a memorial ceremony at the SH 66 Bridge (dubbed the Heroes Bridge). “There are so many […]

2020 Dallas YMCA Turkey Trot registration now open

2020 Dallas YMCA Turkey Trot registration now open

Voting also open to choose design for race day T-shirt ROCKWALL, TX – September 10, 2020 — Registration is now open for the 53rd annual Dallas YMCA Turkey Trot, a tradition that takes place Thanksgiving Day morning, Thursday, Nov. 26. For the first time this year, participants can choose to run or walk the race […]

Rockwall’s Rib Rub, Run & Roll to feature Car Show

Rockwall’s Rib Rub, Run & Roll to feature Car Show

ROCKWALL, TX (September 9, 2020) Rockwall’s 12th Annual Rib Rub, Run & Roll will feature a Car Show hosted by T&T Color Supply, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Independent Bank park lot, located in Rockwall’s historic downtown square. Organizers pointed out that last year the car show was full and could only […]

Rockwall School of Music brings families together in harmony for National Grandparents Day Sept. 13

Rockwall School of Music brings families together in harmony for National Grandparents Day Sept. 13

ROCKWALL, TX – September 9, 2020 — A local music school is preparing students to share their music with their grandparents for National Grandparents Day on Sept. 13. The Rockwall School of Music will connect grandparents with their grandchildren in a creative way by inviting them to join their grandchild’s music lesson remotely. This provides […]

Rockwall First Presbyterian Church to hold Helping Hands donations drive Sept. 19

Rockwall First Presbyterian Church to hold Helping Hands donations drive Sept. 19

ROCKWALL, TX – September 8, 2020 — Stop by the First Presbyterian Church in Rockwall (602 White Hills Dr.) on Saturday, Sept. 19 from 10 a.m. to noon for their next Helping Hands Drive By Drop Off event. The Mission Committee purposefully planned this for Sept. 19 as Sept. 17 is North Texas Giving Day.  […]