City of Rockwall focuses on serving the needs of area children 

(ROCKWALL, TX – April 10, 2018) The City of Rockwall is focused on the well-being of area children. On Monday, April 9, Mayor Jim Pruitt helped kick off a weeklong celebration of healthy children, presenting a proclamation declaring April 9-13 as Boys & Girls Club Week at the Rockwall Club. The celebration started with a ribbon […]

Community celebrates opening of Children’s Advocacy Center

Community celebrates opening of Children’s Advocacy Center

(ROCKWALL, TX – April 5, 2018) The Children’s Advocacy Center for Rockwall County officially became fully operational this morning with a ribbon cutting and signing ceremony. Police chiefs from Rockwall County’s seven jurisdictions signed a Memorandum of Understanding during the event to formally launch the Rockwall CAC. Law enforcement departments in Rockwall County work closely […]

Lone Star CASA welcomes new volunteers

Lone Star CASA welcomes new volunteers

(ROCKWALL, TX — March 12, 2018) Six new CASA volunteers were sworn in on Feb. 26 by Judge Brett Hall.  Pictured from left to right are:  Mia Mainville, Jennifer Townsend, Clarissa Jayroe, Judge Brett Hall, Gabbie Corletto, Joni Jenkins and Robbie Pitts. Pictured separately is Arleen Martinez, who was sworn-in on Feb. 23. CASA volunteers […]

Kids for Kids Talent Show to benefit Children’s Advocacy Center for Rockwall County

(ROCKWALL, TX – March 29, 2017) Enjoy an evening of entertainment Friday, April 7 as young artists in our community help stand up against child abuse. The 1st Annual Kids For Kids event will feature dancers from the Ukraine, as well as the Dance & Arts Connection in Heath. Rockwall School of Music students will also be performing. […]

Collaborative effort, community support bring Advocacy Center to Rockwall County

(ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX – September 30, 2015) Our local community has a huge heart for meaningful causes – and now there’s an outpouring of support for one that will bring much needed services for victims of domestic violence and child abuse in Rockwall County. An advocacy center will soon make its home in a building […]

State Rep. Cindy Burkett to discuss new child protection laws

(ROCKWALL, TX – August 29, 2015) The public is invited to hear District 113 Texas State Rep. Cindy Burkett discuss new Texas child protection laws she authored in the 2015 legislative session, during a Rockwall County family violence prevention meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, September 1 at the Rockwall Golf & Athletic Club Champion’s Room. […]

Bikers Against Child Abuse exist to create a safer environment for abused children

ROCKWALL, TX. (July 21, 2015) Bikers Against Child Abuse International (BACA) exists to create a safer environment for abused children and to empower them to not feel afraid of the world in which they live, the president of their local chapter told a Rockwall area family violence prevention meeting last night hosted by Americans Ending Abuse at the Rockwall Golf […]

CASA to host Information Sessions for volunteers interested in helping abused children

ROCKWALL, TX (March 19, 2015) Lone Star CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) will host two Information Sessions next week for those interested in volunteering or wishing to learn more. The sessions will be at 6:30 p.m. Monday, March 23; 6:30 p.m. at the Lone Star CASA office at 108 Kenway in Rockwall, 75087; and at […]

Superheroes walk, run in Lone Star CASA 5K to prevent child abuse

ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX (November 13, 2014) It seems that the word “hero” is thrown around quite loosely these days.  Our Superheroes  – runners, joggers, walkers, and volunteers – came out in the cold to attend the Lone Star CASA Superhero 5K and Fun Run held Nov. 1 at Wilkerson-Sanders Stadium in Rockwall. These superheroes helped […]