Heroes Day event to honor Rockwall County first responders on 20th anniversary of 9/11

Heroes Day event to honor Rockwall County first responders on 20th anniversary of 9/11

ROCKWALL, TX – July 27, 2021 — This coming September, on the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the Rockwall community is invited to a special day of gratitude for our local heroes. On Saturday, Sept. 11th from 9AM to 11PM, join Rockwall County first responders and their families at Harry Myers Park for […]

Tickets expected to sell out within hours this Friday for Children’s Advocacy Center for Rockwall County Bubbles & Bags event

Tickets expected to sell out within hours this Friday for Children’s Advocacy Center for Rockwall County Bubbles & Bags event

ROCKWALL, TX (June 1, 2021) Tickets go on sale at 9 a.m. Friday, June 4 for the ever-popular Bubbles & Bags Designer Purse BINGO event benefiting Children’s Advocacy Center for Rockwall County. Each year, demand for individual tickets and sponsorships is high and seats historically sell out within hours, if not minutes. This year’s event […]

Rockwall, Rowlett dedicate SH 66 bridge as Heroes Bridge

Rockwall, Rowlett dedicate SH 66 bridge as Heroes Bridge

ROCKWALL, TX – September 28, 2020 — The Rockwall and Rowlett communities officially dedicated the State Highway 66 bridge as the “Heroes Memorial Bridge” this past weekend. Third Watch LE Motorcycle Club welcomed state and city officials, citizens and patriots to the dedication event on Sept. 26, capped off by their 2nd Annual Hands Across […]

Bubbles & Bags 2020 goes virtual, exceeds expectations for Children’s Advocacy Center for Rockwall County

Bubbles & Bags 2020 goes virtual, exceeds expectations for Children’s Advocacy Center for Rockwall County

ROCKWALL, TX (September 24, 2020) Last year at this time, Bubbles & Bags organizers never anticipated that a global pandemic would disrupt plans for an even bigger and better Designer Purse BINGO celebration in 2020. After all, the 2019 fundraiser was such a success that tickets sold out within hours and more than 600 party-goers […]

Rockwall remembers the victims of 9/11 during memorial ceremony at Heroes Bridge

Rockwall remembers the victims of 9/11 during memorial ceremony at Heroes Bridge

ROCKWALL, TX – September 11, 2020 — Today marks 19 years since the terror attacks on the the World Trade Center twin towers and the U.S. Pentagon. This morning, the Third Watch LE Motorcycle Club joined the community for a memorial ceremony at the SH 66 Bridge (dubbed the Heroes Bridge). “There are so many […]

Hot Dogs, Heroes & Hope: Rockwall health and rehab center honors local first responders

Hot Dogs, Heroes & Hope: Rockwall health and rehab center honors local first responders

ROCKWALL, TX (August 27, 2020) If you spotted patrol cars, fire engines or ambulances outside Highland Meadows this afternoon, don’t be alarmed – the health and rehab center, in partnership with Trinity Hospice, welcomed local first responders to a very special drive-thru appreciation event today. Dubbed “Hot Dogs, Heroes and Hope,” the come-and-go luncheon provided […]

Parade of Lights May 13 to honor Rockwall, Rowlett and Garland first responders

Parade of Lights May 13 to honor Rockwall, Rowlett and Garland first responders

(ROWLETT, TX – May 11, 2020) With social distancing and masks, you are invited to experience the First Responder Parade of Lights set for 4 p.m. Wednesday, May 13 at the main campus of Baylor, Scott & White -Lake Pointe. Participating first responders include Rowlett Fire/EMS, Rowlett Police, Rockwall Fire/EMS, Rockwall Police, Garland Police/SWAT and […]

Schlotzsky’s Rockwall offering free meals to local first responders April 20

Schlotzsky’s Rockwall offering free meals to local first responders April 20

(ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX – April 15, 2020) Schlotzsky’s Rockwall, located at 706 I-30 East, will be offering a free meal to all members of the Rockwall and Heath police departments, fire departments, and EMT personnel in uniform on Monday, April 20, 2020. “We here at Schlotzsky’s Rockwall appreciate the services and sacrifices rendered by all of […]

Rockwall County PPE Donation Drive underway

Rockwall County PPE Donation Drive underway

Can you help support our local heroes?  (ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX – April 3, 2020) A PPE (Personal Protection Equipment) drive for first responders and hospital personnel in Rockwall County. The following items are in demand: • N95 masks • Elastic bands for sewing homemade masks • Surgical masks • Surgical gloves • Isolation gowns • […]

Emergency Child Care available at Rockwall YMCA for front line workers

Emergency Child Care available at Rockwall YMCA for front line workers

(ROCKWALL, TX – March 22, 2020) Although all YMCA branches are currently closed due to COVID-19, the JER Chilton YMCA at Rockwall is among eleven branches across the metroplex offering limited childcare to those who serve as first responders, medical professionals, government officials, and those who continue their work during this challenging time. This care will be […]

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