Atmos Energy to donate home safety kits to Rowlett residents

Atmos Energy to donate home safety kits to Rowlett residents

GARLAND/ROWLETT, TX – November 6, 2020 – Atmos Energy will donate carbon monoxide alarms and energy efficiency kits for the fourth consecutive year to Rowlett residents this Saturday, November 7 at the Rowlett Citizens Corps Council Community Safety and Smoke Alarm Blitz. “We are thankful to Atmos Energy for their generous donation of this life saving […]

Rowlett Chamber seeks awards nominees, Masquerade Ball set for Jan 30

Rowlett Chamber seeks awards nominees, Masquerade Ball set for Jan 30

ROWLETT, TX – Nov. 3, 2020 – Each year the Rowlett Chamber of Commerce recognizes several categories of outstanding businesses; it is now time for the 2020 annual awards cycle to begin. Winners will be presented at the Chamber’s Annual Awards Banquet on January 30, 2021. The event will have a Masquerade Ball theme. Every […]

State Fair-themed learning underway at Garland ISD

State Fair-themed learning underway at Garland ISD

GARLAND ISD (Oct. 7, 2020) Although students won’t be able to visit the State Fair this year, Garland ISD is bringing the fun to them! Garland ISD is hosting the region’s first-ever Intersession this week. From Oct. 6-9, students who elect to participate will have fun-filled, four-hour days that include breakfast, two learning sessions, lunch, […]

Atmos Energy donates $1 Million to help customers stay warm this winter

Garland, Texas – Sept. 29, 2020 – Atmos Energy, through its Fueling Safe and Thriving Communities program, will donate $1 million to help customers stay warm this winter or weatherize their homes. Atmos Energy will distribute these funds across the eight states it serves in partnership with more than 100 energy assistance agencies and nonprofit organizations. “With one out of every […]

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 […]

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