Rowlett Chamber announces Hometown Heroes at virtual awards banquet

Rowlett Chamber announces Hometown Heroes at virtual awards banquet

ROWLETT, TX (September 15, 2020) The Hometown Heroes Awards Banquet hosted by the Rowlett Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by Baylor Scott & White – Lake Pointe, was held Friday, September 11, 2020. The event was held via Zoom and featured videos of the winners receiving their awards and included a mixology class as well […]

Rockwall High School’s Walk the Line nominated for CARA Awards

Rockwall High School’s Walk the Line nominated for CARA Awards

(ROCKWALL, TX) The Rockwall High School Walk the Line A cappella Show Choir was recently nominated for three Contemporary A Cappella Recording Awards (CARA) Awards.  CARA is similar to the Grammy’s but for the contemporary a cappella industry. “It’s very rare to ever receive a nomination, and this year we received three,” said Leia Browning, […]

Rockwall Jacket Babes JV Drill Team wows judges, brings home awards

Rockwall Jacket Babes JV Drill Team wows judges, brings home awards

(ROCKWALL, TX) The Rockwall High School Jacket Babes Junior Varsity Drill Team, under the direction of Brittany Shaver, competed at American Dance/Drill regional competition on Saturday, February 22 at Plano Senior High. The Jacket Babes and their Officers both received the Gussie Nell Davis Award of Excellence, Sweepstakes and a  Platinum Best Overall award for their […]

Williams Middle School Theatre earns awards for UIL One-Act-Play

Williams Middle School Theatre earns awards for UIL One-Act-Play

(ROCKWALL, TX) The Williams Middle School Theatre Department recently competed in the UIL One-Act Play at Forney High School, walking away with several awards. Both Molly Snowden and Cooper Fore received All-Star Honorable Cast Mentions and Cameron Sturkie received the All-Star Tech Award for his work as Stage Manager for the production. Blue Ribbon News […]

Rockwall Police Department honors C.O.P. volunteers for service to the city

Rockwall Police Department honors C.O.P. volunteers for service to the city

(ROCKWALL, TX) If you’ve ever seen one of these patrol vehicles around Rockwall and wondered who’s behind the wheel, it’s a member of the Rockwall Police Department’s Citizens on Patrol (C.O.P.) – citizen volunteers who either live or work in the City of Rockwall and have successfully completed the Citizens Police Academy and a C.O.P. […]

Local businesses honored, winners named at Rockwall Chamber’s 2019 Game Changers Awards

Local businesses honored, winners named at Rockwall Chamber’s 2019 Game Changers Awards

CONGRATS to tonight’s BIG WINNERS at the Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce “Game Changers” Awards! A record 630 Chamber partners packed the Hilton as local businesses were honored at the 90s-themed event presented by Lakeside Bank. Stay tuned as we continue to update the photo gallery! WINNERS ARE: Excellence in Community Involvement – Texas Health […]

Local businesses honored, winners announced at Rowlett Chamber Awards Banquet

Local businesses honored, winners announced at Rowlett Chamber Awards Banquet

The Rowlett Chamber of Commerce’s 41st Annual Awards Banquet was held Saturday, January 25 at the Hella Temple in Garland. The banquet kicked off with a performance of Chicago by the wonderful young ladies of the Rowlett Dance Academy and included a Roaring Twenties theme with gangsters, flapper girls and even a murder mystery! The […]

Springer Elementary students are ‘In Class and On Time’

Springer Elementary students are ‘In Class and On Time’

Classes at Springer Elementary are participating in a competition called, “In Class and on Time,” to promote a tardy free campus and encourage students to arrive in class and on time, ready to learn. Classes receive “popcorn kernels” when every student arrives on time.  The class with the most kernels receives a popcorn party to […]

Rockwall Chamber presents ‘Game Changers’ Annual Meeting 2020

Rockwall Chamber presents ‘Game Changers’ Annual Meeting 2020

The Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce is proud to enter its 91st year serving the Rockwall community and surrounding areas. To celebrate the 2019 year and begin 2020, the Chamber brings to you “Game Changers: Because it’s Cool to be Chamber” Annual Meeting. This year the meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, January […]

Rockwall ISD, Education Foundation host 4th Annual District VEX IQ Robotics Tournament

(ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX – Dec 3, 2019) Rockwall ISD, along with the Rockwall Education Foundation, recently hosted its 4th Annual District VEX IQ Robotics Tournament.  It was held at the Gene Burton College & Career Academy.   Approximately 300 students, families and volunteers were in attendance and 20 RISD elementary robotics teams registered for the event. The tournament was […]

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