Rowlett-based Men & Ladies of Honor organization moves into new headquarters

Rowlett-based Men & Ladies of Honor organization moves into new headquarters

Joining the ranks of such ministries as Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA), I am Second, First Liberty, and Hope for The Heart, Rowlett based Men & Ladies of Honor move their global headquarters to the Hope Center. “We are excited about the collaborative opportunities that being in close proximity with other like-minded ministries provides,” says […]

Women in Need’s Chocolate Indulgence to benefit victims of domestic violence

Women in Need’s Chocolate Indulgence to benefit victims of domestic violence

Mark your calendars and join Women in Need (WIN) for their annual Chocolate Indulgence event on Friday, February 14 at Hidden Creek, 215 Chris Cuny Parkway in Heath. A special VIP sponsorship cocktail party is set to begin at 5:30 p.m.; doors open to the public at 6. Guests will enjoy a memorable Valentine’s evening of […]

DAR, Girl Scouts to host flag retirement ceremony Jan. 25

DAR, Girl Scouts to host flag retirement ceremony Jan. 25

  The City of McLendon-Chisholm will host a Flag Retirement Ceremony orchestrated by the Rock Wall Daughters of the American Revolution and Girl Scout Troop 8967 at 3 p.m. Saturday, January 25 at the McLendon-Chisholm City Hall, 1371 FM550.  The McLendon-Chisholm Fire Department will provide safety oversight. Citizens are welcome to attend this solemn event.  […]

MLK Community Choir to host free concert Saturday

MLK Community Choir to host free concert Saturday

The MLK Youth Community Choir, in partnership with Garland ISD, invites the community to a free concert event following the MLK parade on Saturday, Jan. 18, at 11:30 a.m. at the Granville Arts Center Main Auditorium, 300 North 5th Street, Garland, TX 75040. Over 200 voices will unite with an all youth band to celebrate Dr. King’s dream. The […]

Rowlett Reviews to welcome professional book reviewer at Jan. 21 meeting

Rowlett Reviews’ next meeting will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, January 21 at First Christian Church, 7301 Miller Road in Rowlett.  They will host popular Professional Book Reviewer, Mary Tharp Booty, in her presentation of Little Woman Big Book:  Margaret Mitchell & Gone with the Wind. Join them early at 10 a.m. for socializing and refreshments. […]

Garland ISD’s firefighting program receives statewide recognition

Garland ISD’s firefighting program receives statewide recognition

Receiving statewide recognition, Garland ISD’s Gilbreath-Reed Career and Technical Center was recently named a Star Award winner by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. This honor is presented to colleges and universities that help the state reach its goal of ensuring 60 percent of young adults aged 25-34 hold some type of postsecondary credential by […]

Garland ISD launches esports program

Garland ISD launches esports program

Garland ISD is currently the largest school district to have all of its high schools competing for a state champion esports title In an effort to provide more Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM) opportunities for students, Garland ISD has added esports clubs at all seven high schools, as well as the Gilbreath-Reed Career and […]

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 […]

Good Brew: When a ‘beercation’ tour leads to a book

Good Brew: When a ‘beercation’ tour leads to a book

When Jason and I headed to Fort Collins, Colorado this summer neither of us had any idea that it would lead to a childhood dream coming to fruition. We have a “deal” that formed years ago as we started taking “beercations.”  For every brewery tour that Jason wants to go on, I get to shop […]

Voices Club celebrates students of all cultures at Rockwall-Heath High School

Voices Club celebrates students of all cultures at Rockwall-Heath High School

This year, students of Rockwall-Heath High School began an initiative to make all of their fellow classmates’ voices heard, regardless of their culture, gender or sexual identity. The Heath Voices Club has been helping RHHS to understand, celebrate and support all cultures during their respective months and beyond, while also providing financial support for college-bound […]

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