YMCA Turkey Trots go virtual

YMCA Turkey Trots go virtual

The YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas and the YMCA of Metropolitan Fort Worth will hold Virtual Turkey Trot races this Thanksgiving for the health & safety of North Texans DALLAS, TX – October 13, 2020 — Due to ongoing concerns with the COVID-19 pandemic, the YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas and the YMCA of Metropolitan Fort Worth […]

DFW Restaurant Week 2020 serves up extra support for local restaurants during COVID-19 recovery

DFW Restaurant Week 2020 serves up extra support for local restaurants during COVID-19 recovery

Participating restaurants revealed on ‘Reservation Day’ Aug 4 Dine-In & Take-Out Options From Preview Weekend Aug 28 Thru Sept 27 Dallas | Fort Worth – July 20, 2020 – Get your appetite ready for North Texas’ largest annual culinary event, supporting local restaurants and charity partners the North Texas Food Bank (NTFB) and Lena Pope […]

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 […]

YMCA launches Fly the Coop Virtual Fun Run/Bike/Walk for those impacted by COVID-19

YMCA launches Fly the Coop Virtual Fun Run/Bike/Walk for those impacted by COVID-19

Participate in this family-friendly activity May 16 – May 17, 2020 Dallas, Texas – Friday, May 8, 2020 – The YMCA’s across the Dallas Metroplex are launching a free virtual fun run, walk, or bike ride in order to promote fun family-friendly activities outside the house during the COVID-19 public health crisis. “Fly The Coop […]

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 […]

Public Hearing Seeks Input on Truck Restrictions

Public Hearing Seeks Input on Truck Restrictions

(ROCKWALL, TX — July 16, 2019) The North Central Texas Council of Governments and the Texas Department of Transportation will conduct a public hearing to receive comments on the proposed expansion of lane use restrictions on highway corridors throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth area. The hearing will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 23 at […]

5 Key Bills Passed During the 86th Legislative Session

5 Key Bills Passed During the 86th Legislative Session

(ROCKWALL, TX — June 6, 2019) On June 4th, State Representative Justin Holland provided a summary of the 86th Texas Legislative Session during a Rockwall Chamber of Commerce breakfast event. The House and the Senate filed more than 7,500 bills during the session, which ended on May 27th. Of those, less than 20 percent (1,427 […]

‘All for Hall From Rockwall’: A Tribute to U.S. Congressman Ralph Hall

‘All for Hall From Rockwall’: A Tribute to U.S. Congressman Ralph Hall

(ROCKWALL, TX – March 14, 2019) On Thursday, March 7, Congressman Ralph Moody Hall, a Rockwall native who was the oldest ever member of the U.S. House of Representatives, died peacefully in his home at the age of 95. Hall was born on May 3, 1923, in Fate, Texas and was a lifelong resident of […]

Senator Bob Hall Appointed Chair of Senate Agriculture Committee

Senator Bob Hall Appointed Chair of Senate Agriculture Committee

(ROCKWALL, TX — January 29, 2019) Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick announced last week that he has appointed Sen. Bob Hall, R-Edgewood, Chair of the Senate Agriculture Committee. Upon his announcement the lieutenant governor made the following statement: “No one works harder for the people of his district than Sen. Hall and I am confident he […]

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