Rockwall County LULAC to host Citizen Pre-Workshop

Rockwall County LULAC to host Citizen Pre-Workshop

ROCKWALL, TX – April 8, 2021 – Rockwall County LULAC (League of United Latin American Citizens) will host a Citizen Pre-Workshop from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 17 at First United Methodist Church, 200 E. Yellow Jacket Lane, Rockwall, TX 75087. This FREE, informational session will cover what is needed before beginning the application, […]

Rockwall LULAC and Partners to Host Free Citizenship Workshop Sept. 28

(ROCKWALL, TX – Sept. 10, 2019) Rockwall County LULAC and collaborative partners First United Methodist Church Rockwall and Light of Hope Immigration Law Center of Plano will offer a citizenship application workshop Saturday, September 28 to inform the community regarding the naturalization process, and assist eligible people to apply for US Citizenship. In addition, they are looking for volunteers to assist […]

ESL, GED, citizenship classes begin Sept 8

Want to improve your English, get your GED, become a U.S. Citizen?  (ROCKWALL, TX – August 17, 2015) Rockwall County Library Reading for Adults (RFA) Literacy Program offers FREE educational classes including: English as a Second Language (ESL) GED Studies and Preparation U.S. Citizenship Preparation Adult Literacy Studies With an enrollment of 300 students, RFA […]

Rockwall Reading for Adults summer classes begin June 9

ROCKWALL, TX ( June 5, 2014) The Rockwall Reading For Adults Literacy Program will begin their summer classes on June 9, 2014. Reading for Adults Literacy Program offers FREE educational classes including: English as a Second Language (ESL) GED Studies and Preparation U.S. Citizenship Preparation Adult Literacy Studies With an enrollment of 300 students, RFA […]

Reading for Adults program earns $3,000 grant

(Rockwall – November 26, 2012) A Texas Reads Grant of $3,000 was recently awarded to the Rockwall County Library’s Reading for Adults program. Gloria Bishop, Adult Literacy Coordinator, and Marcine McCulley, Rockwall County Library Director, accepted the award. The grant will help provide for General Education Diploma Preparation, English language Acquisition, and U.S. Citizenship Preparation – […]

Reading for Adults volunteers honored

(Rockwall) November 14, 2012 – Volunteer tutors in the Reading for Adults program at the Rockwall County Library were honored recently with a reception and awards ceremony in the Community Room of the Rockwall County Library. Local vocal group, Harmony, provided musical entertainment. Approximately 70 volunteers from the Rockwall community received a certificate of Achievement […]

All-you-can-eat pancake breakfast to benefit Reading for Adults

(Rockwall) Pancakes, syrup and sausage will be on the menu at the All-You-Can-Eat Pancake Breakfast to benefit the Rockwall County Reading For Adults Program on Saturday, April 14, 2012. Hosted by Applebee’s, the Reading For Adults volunteers and tutors will staff the restaurant for two hours, starting at 8 a.m., greeting and serving the customers […]

Reading for Adults students earn U.S. citizenship

The Rockwall County Library’s Reading for Adults  volunteer tutors have helped Elsy Villatoro and Vitoria Mitchell become U.S. citizens by tutoring them  in the library’s Citizenship preparation class. Elsy Villatoro is originally from  El Salvador.  She moved to the U.S. in 2006 and has been taking ESL and Citizenship classes through the Reading for Adults […]

Rockwall County Library news for the New Year

CLOSINGS The Rockwall County Library will be closed Monday, Jan. 16 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. AUDIO BOOK, eBOOKS The Rockwall County Library now offers improved audio book and eBook download services, including loans of books for Kindle, Nook and other devices. Go to rockwallcountytexas.com/library and select Databases & Downloads from the menu […]

Children welcome new U.S. citizen with special gift

Children welcome new U.S. citizen with special gift

(Rockwall) Maria Diaz recently became a citizen of the United States and received a special gift – a hand-decorated tile with red, white and blue American symbols on it, painted by the children of First Presbyterian Church of Rockwall. Diaz, born in Mexico, came to this country in 1993 and has been working toward becoming […]