Rockwall High School Senior Stingerette: Haley Havens

Rockwall High School Senior Stingerette: Haley Havens

Rockwall, TX (May 15, 2024) – Our next Senior Spotlight is Haley Havens. Haley currently serves as Stingerette President on Social Council and is a three-year member of the team. She is the daughter of Diane and Hank Havens. Haley was named Miss Drill Team for the 2023-2024 year, as well as a Stingerette of […]

More than books: Rockwall library offers greater ‘Possibilities’ for young adults with special needs

More than books: Rockwall library offers greater ‘Possibilities’ for young adults with special needs

Rockwall, TX (May 15, 2024) – The Rockwall County Library offers programming and community events that support education and learning for children, adults, and senior citizens. While much of their programming may be well known, the latest programs for special needs adults are newly offered. In partnership with Rockwall ISD and My Possibilities, a non-profit […]

May is Older Americans Month in Rockwall County

May is Older Americans Month in Rockwall County

Rockwall, TX (May 15, 2024) – In May, we celebrate Older Americans Month, and the Rockwall County Commissioners Court would like to acknowledge Meals on Wheels Senior Services of Rockwall County for their dedicated work in ensuring that our older residents have the resources and support they need to stay involved in their communities. Meals […]

Setting Rockwall’s Youth up for success with Lemonade Day Initiative

Setting Rockwall’s Youth up for success with Lemonade Day Initiative

Rockwall, TX (May 14, 2024) – When we think back to our very first experience in business, a lot of us probably share the same childhood memory – a Lemonade Stand. Lemonade Day, a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering young entrepreneurs, has taken this shared experience, and turned it into a nationwide initiative. On Saturday, […]

Rockwall County earns Distinguished Service Award

Rockwall County earns Distinguished Service Award

(From left: Commissioners Dana Macalik and John Stacy, Former Board Member Lorne Liechty, Judge Frank New, Director of Parks and Recreation Travis Sales and Commissioner Cliff Sevier) ROCKWALL, TX (May 14, 2024) – The Texas Historical Commission is proud to announce that Rockwall County is one of the 2023 Distinguished Service Award recipients. This award […]

Help bring back hot meals to Rockwall County seniors

Help bring back hot meals to Rockwall County seniors

Rockwall, TX (May 14, 2024) – Do you enjoy a hot, nutritious meal served with love? They do, too. Do you like being a part of a community and welcomed with a smile? They do, too. Do you want to feel purposeful and needed? They do, too. Like you, our seniors and disabled of Rockwall […]

Here We Grow: The Power of Pollinators

Here We Grow: The Power of Pollinators

Rockwall, TX (May 13, 2024) – As we spend the spring and summer months tending our flower and vegetable gardens, it is always nice to devote some time to observing and supporting nature’s pollinators. What is a pollinator? A pollinator is anything that carries pollen from one flower to another to bring about fertilization. Honeybees […]

Diving into Retirement – Leading Lady Spotlight: Cindy Perrin

Diving into Retirement – Leading Lady Spotlight: Cindy Perrin

Rockwall, TX (May 13, 2024) – Cindy Perrin was just beginning her health care career in the mid-1970’s when she announced her goal of becoming a hospital administrator. The response from her peers was incredulous, telling the 17-year-old caregiver that administrators needed to be highly business focused. Nursing and patient care, they said, did not […]

Rockwall Community Playhouse presents Tuesdays with Morrie

Rockwall Community Playhouse presents Tuesdays with Morrie

ROCKWALL, TX (May 13, 2024) – Rockwall Community Playhouse presents Tuesdays with Morrie, written by Jeffrey Hatcher and Mitch Albom, based on the book by Albom. Directed by Becky Henderson, it is a  warm sentimental play that offers a few rules to live by all wrapped up in a reconnection of two ‘friends’.  The play […]

Creating a sustainable landscape by embracing native and adaptive plants

Creating a sustainable landscape by embracing native and adaptive plants

ROCKWALL, TX (May 13, 2024) As spring rolls into summer, many residents are enjoying the outdoors and sprucing up their landscapes. But with the impending Texas heat, how can residents create a beautiful landscape that is resilient and can reduce your outdoor water usage? One solution lies in embracing native and adapted plants. Choosing Texas-friendly […]