Update on Marsha’s Happy Haven at Heath’s Terry Park, all abilities playground

Update on Marsha’s Happy Haven at Heath’s Terry Park, all abilities playground

A Playground Focused on Inclusion HEATH, TX (Oct. 19, 2020) Despite pandemic challenges, many good works continue. That includes the tireless efforts by Heath residents, Ginny Jackson and Gini Seely, to bring an inclusive haven where children can play and caregivers can rest to Terry Park. In August 2019, the Heath City Council dedicated a […]

During ‘Week of Giving,’ Atmos Energy employees pledge $875,000 to United Way, No Kid Hungry & Salvation Army

During ‘Week of Giving,’ Atmos Energy employees pledge $875,000 to United Way, No Kid Hungry & Salvation Army

Doubling the financial impact for these essential organizations, Atmos Energy will match all employee donations Garland, Texas – Sept. 21, 2020 – Atmos Energy employees take enormous pride in their commitment to fuel safe and thriving communities, and during the company’s annual Week of Giving campaign held Sept. 14 through Sept. 18, employees across the enterprise pledged more than $875,000 in […]

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 […]

Team Gaines: Showing support for Rockwall police officer battling COVID-19

Team Gaines: Showing support for Rockwall police officer battling COVID-19

  ROCKWALL, TX – July 23, 2020 – Friends of Rockwall Police Officer Tracy Gaines are encouraging community members to show their support by using the above graphic as their profile photo on social media. Officer Gaines, father of two, remains in the ICU at a local hospital, battling COVID-19. He has been with the […]

Rockwall County Meals on Wheels: the need for essential services grows

Rockwall County Meals on Wheels: the need for essential services grows

“At Meals on Wheels Senior Services of Rockwall County, there is nothing more important than the health and safety of the vulnerable population we serve, and that of our dedicated volunteers, Board of Directors and hard-working staff,” said Margie VerHagen, MOWSS Executive Director. That is why at a time when many local businesses are re-opening, […]

U.S. Surgeon General urges blood donations during Coronavirus threat

U.S. Surgeon General urges blood donations during Coronavirus threat

  (ROCKWALL, TX – March 20, 2020) During the continuing COVID-19 threat, U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams is asking for Americans to increase blood donations, in an effort to help those who need it. There is currently a shortage, and in the coming days and weeks, more may be needed. He stresses that additional precautions […]

Daily Meals on Wheels deliveries suspended to Rockwall County seniors

Daily Meals on Wheels deliveries suspended to Rockwall County seniors

Donations needed for Emergency Food Boxes (ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX – March 14, 2020) With the extension of Rockwall ISD’s Spring Break and the closing of the contract kitchen where daily meals are prepared, Meals on Wheels Senior Services of Rockwall County has had to suspend daily deliveries to its elderly and disabled homebound clients. Community […]

SouperBowl: Rockwall County 4-H collecting beef sticks to tackle hunger

SouperBowl: Rockwall County 4-H collecting beef sticks to tackle hunger

The Rockwall County 4-H Beef Club will continue to collect beef sticks until Monday, Feb. 3, 2020. The Rockwall County 4-H Beef Club is participating in the nationally recognized program “Souper Bowl of Caring” and collecting individually wrapped beef sticks. The youth decided to collect snacks such as Country Archer Beef Sticks because they are […]

Tyler’s Toyz: Local boy’s legacy lives on through donations of stuffed animals

Tyler’s Toyz: Local boy’s legacy lives on through donations of stuffed animals

(ROCKWALL/ROWLETT, TX – Nov. 25, 2019) Donations of new stuffed animals – in all colors, shapes and sizes – are needed to help reach a goal of 5,000 plush toys for delivery to young patients at Children’s Medical Center of Dallas – all in honor of a local boy named Tyler Ray Zapotocky, who died […]

Record-breaking 17 tons of donations ‘Pack the Pantry’ at Rockwall Helping Hands

(ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX – Nov. 14, 2019) A whopping 35,910 pounds of donated goods were collected for Rockwall Helping Hands during the Toyota of Rockwall I-30 Classic food drive challenge. Community members joined students and families from Rockwall and Rockwall-Heath high schools in dropping off a total of over 17 tons of donations at Toyota of Rockwall. The weigh-in […]

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