Project Sparkle shines bright for frontline healthcare workers during COVID-19

Project Sparkle shines bright for frontline healthcare workers during COVID-19

ROCKWALL, TX – September 17, 2020 — During these dark times of pandemic, Rockwall entrepreneur Christy Goodman and her team at Park Lane Jewelry are looking to shine a light on frontline healthcare workers with Project Sparkle. The kindness campaign delivers beautiful Sparkle Boxes filled with jewelry and appreciation notes to those overstressed, overworked healthcare […]

Neighborhood craft beer bar The Brass Tap opening at Rockwall Harbor Sept. 21

Neighborhood craft beer bar The Brass Tap opening at Rockwall Harbor Sept. 21

ROCKWALL, TX – September 16, 2020 — A Rockwall businessman will open an upscale, neighborhood craft beer bar at The Harbor on Monday, Sept. 21. Ridham Bhatt, who runs the Cold Stone Creamery at The Harbor along with his wife Helat, invites the community to the opening of The Brass Tap (2075 Summer Lee Dr. […]

Heath recognizes former Planning and Zoning Commission Chairman Steve McKimmey for 20 years of service

Heath recognizes former Planning and Zoning Commission Chairman Steve McKimmey for 20 years of service

HEATH, TX – September 15, 2020 — On Sept. 8, the Heath city council recognized former Planning and Zoning Commission Chairman Steve McKimmey for his 20 years of service to the community. The council presented a proclamation in honor of McKimmey, which highlighted his exceptional leadership, proven wisdom, thoughtful deliberation, and genuine kindness which helped […]

Rockwall County Helping Hands celebrates Annual Golf Tournament

Rockwall County Helping Hands celebrates Annual Golf Tournament

ROCKWALL, TX – September 15, 2020 — On September 11th, Rockwall County Helping Hands celebrated its Annual Golf Tournament at Buffalo Creek Golf Course chaired by Board Members Jack Green and Gary Spraggins. Every year, Helping Hands raises awareness for Rockwall residents facing poverty, and the proceeds go to help the organization serve numerous families […]

Rockwall High School grad commissioned as second lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force

Rockwall High School grad commissioned as second lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force

ROCKWALL, TX – September 14, 2020 — Today the Rockwall community celebrated a special milestone for one of its own. Edmond Smajli, a Rockwall High School graduate and son of Luigi’s owner Mario Smajli, was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the United States Air Force. Edmond was recognized for this achievement this afternoon at […]

Rockwall remembers the victims of 9/11 during memorial ceremony at Heroes Bridge

Rockwall remembers the victims of 9/11 during memorial ceremony at Heroes Bridge

ROCKWALL, TX – September 11, 2020 — Today marks 19 years since the terror attacks on the the World Trade Center twin towers and the U.S. Pentagon. This morning, the Third Watch LE Motorcycle Club joined the community for a memorial ceremony at the SH 66 Bridge (dubbed the Heroes Bridge). “There are so many […]

2020 Dallas YMCA Turkey Trot registration now open

2020 Dallas YMCA Turkey Trot registration now open

Voting also open to choose design for race day T-shirt ROCKWALL, TX – September 10, 2020 — Registration is now open for the 53rd annual Dallas YMCA Turkey Trot, a tradition that takes place Thanksgiving Day morning, Thursday, Nov. 26. For the first time this year, participants can choose to run or walk the race […]

Rockwall School of Music brings families together in harmony for National Grandparents Day Sept. 13

Rockwall School of Music brings families together in harmony for National Grandparents Day Sept. 13

ROCKWALL, TX – September 9, 2020 — A local music school is preparing students to share their music with their grandparents for National Grandparents Day on Sept. 13. The Rockwall School of Music will connect grandparents with their grandchildren in a creative way by inviting them to join their grandchild’s music lesson remotely. This provides […]

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 […]

Rockwall First Presbyterian Church to hold Helping Hands donations drive Sept. 19

Rockwall First Presbyterian Church to hold Helping Hands donations drive Sept. 19

ROCKWALL, TX – September 8, 2020 — Stop by the First Presbyterian Church in Rockwall (602 White Hills Dr.) on Saturday, Sept. 19 from 10 a.m. to noon for their next Helping Hands Drive By Drop Off event. The Mission Committee purposefully planned this for Sept. 19 as Sept. 17 is North Texas Giving Day.  […]

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