City of Fate to host blood drives in celebration of 120th anniversary

City of Fate to host blood drives in celebration of 120th anniversary

Carter BloodCare seeks donors, pandemic likely to limit high school drives FATE, Texas (September 14, 2020) – Carter BloodCare usually collects 20 to 25 percent of its annual blood supply at high school blood drives. That was true before the coronavirus pandemic occurred. Last March, hundreds of blood drives canceled when a shelter-in-place directive closed […]

Holy Trinity by the Lake Episcopal Church in Heath hosts donations drive for Austin Street Center Aug. 9

Holy Trinity by the Lake Episcopal Church in Heath hosts donations drive for Austin Street Center Aug. 9

ROCKWALL, TX – August 6, 2020 — Holy Trinity by the Lake Episcopal Church in Heath is hosting a donations drive for the Austin Street Center on Aug. 9 from 1-3 p.m. The Austin Street Center provides emergency shelter and services for the most vulnerable homeless men and women. Here’s a list of what to […]

Rest Haven, Lakeshore Civil Air Patrol to host National Wreaths Across America event

Donations, volunteers needed (ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 18, 2016) Rest Haven Memorial Park in Rockwall will again join with the Lakeshore Civil Air Patrol to host the annual Wreaths Across America Day at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 17 at Rest Haven.  Wreaths Across America is a nonprofit organization that works to continue and promote the annual […]

Springer students give up chips and ice cream to donate to Red Cross

(June 8, 2015) ROCKWALL,TX. After studying about American Heroes and Clara Barton, an individual involved in starting Red Cross in the United States, Janie Blackwell’s third grade class decided to raise money to support the Red Cross. In just two weeks the students raised a total of $167.27 in donations for Red Cross. With the […]

Update on In-Sync’s battle with canine distemper

Update on In-Sync’s battle with canine distemper

Volunteers continue to provide help for infected exotic cats Prayers, supplies, donations needed (Wylie) June 23, 2013 – About ten days ago, Blue Ribbon News shared a press release from In-Sync Exotics Wildlife Rescue and Education Center in Wylie about the outbreak of canine distemper among several of the sanctuary’s big cats. Here is an […]

Rockwall Walmart Neighborhood Market supports injured firefighter Devon Colbert

Rockwall Walmart Neighborhood Market supports injured firefighter Devon Colbert

(ROCKWALL-January 28, 2013) Today marked one more time that the Rockwall community stepped up to take care of one of its own.  The Rockwall Neighborhood Walmart made a generous donation to injured firefighter Devon Colbert and his family. The Rockwall and Garland Fire Department were present to receive the donation on behalf of the Colberts. […]

Meals on Wheels Senior Services of Rockwall County in urgent need of donations

(ROCKWALL – December 5, 2012) Meals on Wheels Senior Services of Rockwall County is in urgent need of donations following deep cuts in federal and state funding, as well as an increasing need for services. During 2012, MOW provided more 45,000 meals for homebound seniors and the disabled in Rockwall County in part by local government funding, […]