Rockwall’s inaugural Army Scholarship Luncheon Nov. 7

(ROCKWALL, TX – Oct. 8, 2018) Rockwall’s First Annual Army Scholarship Help Our Heroes Luncheon will be at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, November 7 at the Hilton Dallas/Rockwall Lakefront at The Harbor. Proceeds from the luncheon will fund scholarships for sons and daughters of soldiers who have served in the United States Army as well as spousal […]

Historical Foundation installs new officers

Historical Foundation installs new officers

(ROCKWALL, TX — January 31, 2018) The Rockwall County Historical Foundation installed its new officers for 2018 during its annual meeting on Jan. 14 at Our House in Rockwall. RCHF Member Leigh Plagens led the installation ceremony and welcomed Mark Russo as the Historical Foundation’s President; Leslie Milder as 1st Vice President (Membership); Patti Canup […]

Park Place Volvo Show & Shine benefits Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation

Park Place Volvo Show & Shine benefits Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation

October 24, 2012 – Park Place Volvo, Dallas Volvo Club and Volvo Club of America are hosting a car show 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday, November 10, featuring an amazing line up of classic to current Volvo vehicles. The event is free and open to the public. Participants can register their Volvo at http://parkplacevolvoshowandshine.eventbrite.com. […]

Pardners Foundation supports Rowlett’s parks system

Howdy, Pardners! The Rowlett Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony Oct. 20 for Rowlett Pardners Foundation, Inc., an organization which exists to support the parks system of the city of Rowlett.  This includes, but is not limited to, volunteering at events, fundraising, building park amenities, and building relationships with the community.  The idea for the Rowlett […]

Spaghetti fundraiser planned to restore 1866 windmill

Spaghetti fundraiser planned to restore 1866 windmill

(Rockwall County) In 1866, just one year after the Civil War, J.A. Hartman erected a windmill over a 45-foot, hand-dug well to provide water to the cotton gin which would bear his name.  Among the first such contraptions to be installed in Rockwall County, the Hartman Mill’s steel tower was erected on oak pilings to […]