Eight local nonprofits receive grants from Toyota of Rockwall

Eight local nonprofits receive grants from Toyota of Rockwall

ROCKWALL, TX (June 7, 2021) Under the leadership of dealership owners Steve and Barbara Jackson, Toyota of Rockwall is known for its philanthropic support of the Rockwall community. From honoring local educators with ‘Teacher of the Year’-wrapped vehicles to drive free of charge for six months, to  transporting Meals on Wheels clients to doctor appointments; […]

Empower 7 to host 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run on June 26

Empower 7 to host 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run on June 26

ROCKWALL, TX (June 7, 2021) Empower 7 will host its inaugural 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, June 26 at Wilkerson-Sanders Stadium in Rockwall. The event offers a VIRTUAL race option for those that cannot attend on the 26th. This race to EMPOWER will raise money for The Empower 7 Ranch […]

July 4th Fireworks and Festivities 2021: Where to celebrate Independence Day in Rockwall County and beyond

July 4th Fireworks and Festivities 2021: Where to celebrate Independence Day in Rockwall County and beyond

Be sure to check back as more events are added. All events are subject to change.   Royse City’s Celebrating Freedom – Saturday, June 26 WHAT: Live music lineup featuring Brandon Bamburg (6-6:45PM), Big Gus & Swampadelic (7-8PM) and headliner Wade Bowen (8:15-9:30PM); Food trucks available from 6-9:30PM; Prayer, flags and National Anthem from 9:45-10PM; […]

Rockwall skatepark gets huge support at Parks and Recreation Board meeting

Rockwall skatepark gets huge support at Parks and Recreation Board meeting

  ROCKWALL, TX – June 2, 2021 — The Rockwall Parks and Recreation Board had perhaps its largest attendance ever during its meeting last night, as the community showed up in a big way to advocate bringing back a skatepark to Rockwall. The Board welcomed lots of families and kids, many of whom brought their […]

Rockwall Women’s League awards grants to local nonprofits in drive thru reception

Rockwall Women’s League awards grants to local nonprofits in drive thru reception

ROCKWALL, TX – May 28, 2021 — The Rockwall Women’s League gave out $56,300 worth of grants to local area nonprofits during a drive thru reception at First United Methodist Church this morning. The grant money comes from the funds raised during RWL’s 2021 Charity Ball. Congratulations to the following nonprofits that received grants:   […]

Rockwall YMCA recognizes 2020 Annual Campaign volunteers, departing board members and Larry Parks Service Award winner

Rockwall YMCA recognizes 2020 Annual Campaign volunteers, departing board members and Larry Parks Service Award winner

ROCKWALL, TX – May 26, 2021 — The J.E.R. Chilton YMCA at Rockwall Board honored its departing board members and 2020 Annual  Campaign volunteers, as well as its Larry Parks YMCA Service Award winner during a meeting at GMR Protection Resources Inc. in Heath on May 25th. Rockwall YMCA Board Member and and Chief Operating […]

Heath DPS graduates inaugural class of Citizens of Patrol (COP)

Heath DPS graduates inaugural class of Citizens of Patrol (COP)

HEATH, TX (May 26, 2021) The first-ever Heath Citizens On Patrol (COP) class celebrated graduation Monday night at the Heath Department of Public Safety. The graduates qualified for the new advanced training program by graduating with the 3rd Class of the Heath DPS Citizens Academy in Spring 2020. Upon completion of the 6-week COP program, […]

Rockwall County gets accepted into Countywide Polling Program

Rockwall County gets accepted into Countywide Polling Program

With new program, Rockwall County voters can vote at any polling location on Election Day ROCKWALL, TX – May 26, 2021 — Rockwall County has been accepted into the Countywide Polling Program, allowing voters to cast ballots wherever is most convenient to them on Election Day. “This will fundamentally change the way we vote in […]

Life gave her lemons, so this Rockwall birthday girl is making lemonade

Life gave her lemons, so this Rockwall birthday girl is making lemonade

ROCKWALL, TX (May 26, 2021) Virginia Reinhardt Elementary student Ellie Estes studied business in her social studies class this school year, inspiring her to host a lemonade stand this Saturday, May 29 to raise money for the Robyn J. Barst Pediatric Research and Mentoring Fund. Ellie hopes the community will support this come-and-go fundraiser in […]

Rockwall County Helping Hands honors volunteers with Starfish Awards

Rockwall County Helping Hands honors volunteers with Starfish Awards

ROCKWALL, TX – May 25, 2021 — Rockwall County Helping Hands celebrated their volunteers for their 11,000+ hours of service to the agency this past year with a Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast. Texas Health Hospital Rockwall President Cindy Perrin presented the Circle of Care award to Jim Haayen, for exhibiting care for fellow volunteers, care for […]

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