Rockwall Helping Hands Honors Volunteers with Appreciation Luncheon

Rockwall Helping Hands Honors Volunteers with Appreciation Luncheon

(ROCKWALL, TX — May 1, 2019) Rockwall County Helping Hands celebrated its volunteers dedicated to improving the lives of those less fortunate in the community with a Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon, presented by Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Rockwall at Culpepper Steak House on April 29. The nonprofit presented Starfish awards to some very special individuals whose […]

Rockwall County Helping Hands Making Your Donation Go Further

Rockwall County Helping Hands Making Your Donation Go Further

(ROCKWALL, TX — April 11, 2019) What if Rockwall County Helping Hands provided you a way to support their cause without a big one-time hit to your wallet? As you’ll see, when you support Rockwall County Helping Hands with a monthly or quarterly donation, you’re fighting poverty by putting: – food on the table of […]

Temporary shelter provided to Lake Rockwall Estates flood victims

Temporary shelter provided to Lake Rockwall Estates flood victims

(ROCKWALL, TX — February 23, 2018) The community continues to lend a helping hand to Lake Rockwall Estates residents forced to evacuate their homes after heavy rains overflowed the neighborhood lake. The City of Rockwall and Rockwall County Helping Hands have teamed up to help provide temporary shelter for the affected families. “Currently, we are […]

Royse City ISD Names New Chief Financial Officer

Royse City ISD Names New Chief Financial Officer

(ROYSE CITY, TX–December 22, 2017) The Royse City Independent School District is pleased to announce Byron Bryant as new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Mr. Bryant’s career in school finance spans ten years across Rockwall ISD, Red Oak ISD and Allen ISD where he currently serves as Executive Director of Finance. He holds a bachelor’s and […]

STAR Transit announces limited schedule for the holidays

STAR Transit announces limited schedule for the holidays

(ROCKWALL, TX–December 22, 2017) STAR Transit announces limited schedule for the holidays.   STAR Transit’s offices will be closed Friday, 12/22 (In observance of Christmas Eve), Monday, 12/25 (Christmas Day) and Monday, 1/1 (New Year’s Day).  This includes On Demand Service, the Kaufman Trolley, The Link and Terrell Fixed Routes 803 and 804.   STAR […]

Rowlett Chamber donates to animal shelter

Rowlett Chamber donates to animal shelter

The Rowlett Chamber of Commerce partners with the City of Rowlett throughout the year in various events and was very excited to give a donation of $2,500.00 to the Rowlett Animal Shelter to help with the cost of housing the animals. Mitch Dobbyn, the 2016 Long Drive Champ, helped to raise the money by having […]

GATHER: connecting moms in neighborhoods across the community

GATHER: connecting moms in neighborhoods across the community

(ROCKWALL, TX — September 25, 2017) Local moms are getting the chance to connect with each other through an exciting new opportunity starting in neighborhoods across the community known as Gather. Gather is a neighborhood community of moms meeting regularly in their homes to encourage and support each other to be more intentional with their […]

Bluebonnets bloom in Rockwall neighborhood

Bluebonnets bloom in Rockwall neighborhood

(ROCKWALL, TX – March 20, 2017) With the first day of Spring upon us, Rockwall residents are enjoying a field of bluebonnets in bloom near Phelps Lake, where Friends of Raymond Cameron Lake Park (now Friends of the Lakes of Squabble Creek) – a grassroots organization of neighbors who want to help preserve the natural […]

Rockwall Helping Hands Toy Drive brings Christmas to hundreds of local children in need

Rockwall Helping Hands Toy Drive brings Christmas to hundreds of local children in need

(ROCKWALL, TX – Dec. 26, 2016) Rockwall residents and businesses portrayed what the holiday season is all about by providing hundreds of local children with toys for Christmas via the Rockwall County Helping Hands 40th Annual Toy Drive. On Saturday, Dec. 17, at the Rockwall ISD Administration Building, Helping Hands volunteers welcomed families in need […]

PHOTOS: Rockwall Helping Hands Festival of Trees

PHOTOS: Rockwall Helping Hands Festival of Trees

(ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 21, 2016) Helping Hands of Rockwall County’s 7th Annual Festival of Trees filled the Hilton Dallas/Rockwall Lakefront with holiday cheer and the spirit of giving this past weekend. From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 18, and Saturday, Nov. 19, the Boutique of Helping Hands Huge Tax-Free Holiday Sale […]