YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas Announces new executive leadership role and board committee dedicated to diversity, equity and inclusion

YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas Announces new executive leadership role and board committee dedicated to diversity, equity and inclusion

ROCKWALL, TX – September 9, 2020 — The YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas announced it has created a new executive leadership position to advance the Dallas Y’s efforts to achieve race and gender equity within the Y and in the greater Dallas community. Rodrigua Ross, nationally recognized as a leader on diversity and inclusion issues for […]

Dunkin’ introduces “Cowboys Game Day” free coffee offer to keep fans running throughout the season

Dunkin’ introduces “Cowboys Game Day” free coffee offer to keep fans running throughout the season

ROCKWALL, TX – September 8, 2020 — Dunkin’, the official coffee partner of the Dallas Cowboys, today announced it is celebrating the return of football with its new “Cowboys Game Day” free coffee offer to keep fans running all season long. Beginning Sunday, September 13, and continuing throughout the season, Dunkin’ guests and Cowboys fans […]

Our Jurassic Quest Adventure in Dallas

Our Jurassic Quest Adventure in Dallas

(ROCKWALL, TX — July 2, 2020) Sometimes, being married to the editor of Blue Ribbon News is a whole lot of fun. Last weekend, my husband Austin was invited to a special media preview of Jurassic Quest — a drive thru dinosaur experience touring the United States. I knew I couldn’t miss out on the […]

Fair winds and following seas: Rockwall remembers life and legacy of Captain Scott Self

Fair winds and following seas: Rockwall remembers life and legacy of Captain Scott Self

(ROCKWALL, TX – July 1, 2020) Sail With Scott founder and former Rockwall mayor Scott Self passed away on June 30th. Scott succumbed to complications with cancer while on hospice at his home at the age of 70. To call Scott an experienced sailor would be an understatement. He first learned at the young age […]

Back to Business: Rockwall communities shop local to help retail through COVID-19 pandemic

Back to Business: Rockwall communities shop local to help retail through COVID-19 pandemic

(ROCKWALL, TX — June 29, 2020) With the phased re-opening of the Texas economy amid the COVID-19 pandemic, many struggling local businesses are breathing a collective sigh of relief as they try to return to a new normal. Although area restaurants and small businesses are heavily impacted by COVID-19, many around the county are better […]

Sylvan Learning re-opens to Rockwall and Heath communities

Sylvan Learning re-opens to Rockwall and Heath communities

(ROCKWALL, TX — June 2, 2020) Sylvan Learning of Rockwall-Heath celebrated the re-opening of its facility at 6537 Horizon Road Suite C on June 1, after a temporary closure due to COVID-19. The learning center invited the community out to an Open House event on May 31st to mark the occasion. Visitors enjoyed all kinds […]

Good Neighbor: Sylvia Morton, Lone Star CASA Volunteer of the Year

Good Neighbor: Sylvia Morton, Lone Star CASA Volunteer of the Year

(ROCKWALL, TX — April 24, 2020) Meet Sylvia Morton, Lone Star CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) Volunteer of the Year. For the past five years Sylvia has served as a volunteer for Lone Star CASA, a local non-profit dedicated to helping abused and neglected children in Rockwall and Kaufman Counties. Sylvia lives in Forney and […]

Milestone launches free ‘earn-as-you-learn’ trade school program

Milestone launches free ‘earn-as-you-learn’ trade school program

Milestone, local Dallas-Fort Worth home service company, has introduced a trade school program unlike anything in the DFW Metroplex. During a nine week program, students of ‘Milestone U’ will take classes and participate in ride-alongs with current Milestone HVAC technicians to gain hands-on experience. Once students graduate, they will have obtained their TDLR (Texas Department […]

‘Run to the Wall’ to Support Vietnam Veterans on Nov. 9

‘Run to the Wall’ to Support Vietnam Veterans on Nov. 9

(ROCKWALL, TX — October 7, 2019) The Friends of the Texas Vietnam Memorial, an all-volunteer, nonprofit organization that supports and promotes the Texas Vietnam Veterans Memorial at Fair Park in Dallas, invites you to the 31st annual “Texas Run to the Wall” on Saturday, November 9, 2019. The 30-minute motorcycle ride will start at noon […]

Blue Ribbon News September 2019 Print Edition Hits Mailboxes Throughout Rockwall, Heath

Blue Ribbon News September 2019 Print Edition Hits Mailboxes Throughout Rockwall, Heath

ROCKWALL/HEATH/FATE, TX (August 26, 2019) Here’s a digital look at our September 2019 print edition. Our print publication delivers monthly to more than 22,000 homes and businesses throughout Rockwall and Heath. Extra copies are available for pick up at the Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce, the JER Chilton YMCA, the Rockwall County Library, and various […]

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