During ‘Week of Giving,’ Atmos Energy employees pledge $875,000 to United Way, No Kid Hungry & Salvation Army

During ‘Week of Giving,’ Atmos Energy employees pledge $875,000 to United Way, No Kid Hungry & Salvation Army

Doubling the financial impact for these essential organizations, Atmos Energy will match all employee donations Garland, Texas – Sept. 21, 2020 – Atmos Energy employees take enormous pride in their commitment to fuel safe and thriving communities, and during the company’s annual Week of Giving campaign held Sept. 14 through Sept. 18, employees across the enterprise pledged more than $875,000 in […]

Garland ISD free and reduced-price meal benefits for 2020-21

Garland ISD free and reduced-price meal benefits for 2020-21

GARLAND, TX – July 30, 2020 — In an effort to meet the needs of district students, Garland ISD has announced an update to free and reduced-price meals served under the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program for 2020-21. Twenty-four schools qualifying for the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) will provide breakfast and lunch […]

Garland ISD announces a phased return to school starting Aug. 10

Garland ISD announces a phased return to school starting Aug. 10

(GARLAND, TX — July 10, 2020) From Garland ISD: Garland ISD may have more than 55,000 students and 7,500 staff, but we are one big family. We can’t wait to be reunited for the first day of school on Aug. 10. GISD is the place to be for the best education in our nation – […]

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 […]

New camps added to Blue Ribbon News Summer Camp Spotlight

New camps added to Blue Ribbon News Summer Camp Spotlight

(ROCKWALL, TX — June 1, 2020) Have you checked out our Blue Ribbon News Summer Camp Spotlight? We’re featuring local summer camp programs, Vacation Bible Schools, sports and skills camps, and more! Check out our summer camp listing here>>blueribbonnews.com/blue-ribbon-news-summer-camp-spotlight-rockwall-county-beyond/ Offering a summer camp or program in your area? Submit your camp info in our online […]

Atmos Energy offers solutions for those needing help paying natural gas bills

Atmos Energy offers solutions for those needing help paying natural gas bills

(GARLAND, TX – May 26, 2020) – Widespread recommendations to stay home amid the public health emergency have many Americans anxious about balancing unforeseen energy expenses with the desire for a comfortable home. As the country continues to navigate these uncertain times, Atmos Energy reminds customers struggling to pay their monthly natural gas bill that […]

Atmos Energy salutes health care heroes of safety

Atmos Energy salutes health care heroes of safety

Garland, Texas – May 11, 2020 – America’s entire health care system is working tirelessly to address the unprecedented demands of the COVID-19 pandemic. Nurses, doctors, paramedics, hospital administrators and laboratory technicians are battling this pandemic around the clock, sometimes unable to take a quick break or grab a sandwich at the hospital cafeteria. Many […]

Parade of Lights May 13 to honor Rockwall, Rowlett and Garland first responders

Parade of Lights May 13 to honor Rockwall, Rowlett and Garland first responders

(ROWLETT, TX – May 11, 2020) With social distancing and masks, you are invited to experience the First Responder Parade of Lights set for 4 p.m. Wednesday, May 13 at the main campus of Baylor, Scott & White -Lake Pointe. Participating first responders include Rowlett Fire/EMS, Rowlett Police, Rockwall Fire/EMS, Rockwall Police, Garland Police/SWAT and […]

Garland ISD celebrates Teacher and Parent Appreciation Week May 4-8

Garland ISD celebrates Teacher and Parent Appreciation Week May 4-8

(GARLAND, TX — May 5, 2020) Join Garland ISD in celebrating our dedicated educators and parents during Teacher and Parent Appreciation Week. Show some extra love during National Teacher Day (May 5) and on GISD Parent Day (May 7). Share your shout-outs and words of appreciation in person or on social media using the hashtag […]

Garland ISD launches initiatives offering virtual support for families and students

Garland ISD launches initiatives offering virtual support for families and students

(GARLAND, TX — April 24, 2020) Garland ISD recently launched two initiatives to help provide support digitally for families and students during the COVID-19 pandemic. Garland ISD launches Family Support Call Center Garland ISD strives to offer families a variety of ways to stay connected. The district launched its newest communication service Wednesday, April 22 […]

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