Special needs children seek help funding trip to Morgan’s Wonderland

(Garland ISD) November 1, 2012 – Some very special children at Luna Elementary need help in funding a trip Morgan’s Wonderland, an amusement park in San Antonio that was built entirely for special needs children. Morgan’s Wonderland unlocks a whole new world for these children through sensory stimulation with lights and music, accessible play and social development. […]

Nebbie Williams celebrates ‘Out of this World’ walk-a-thon

Nebbie  second graders are getting ready for the parade with their spirit banner and crazy hair. Photos submitted by Laurie Walton. (Rockwall ISD) October 29, 2012 – The 7th annual Nebbie Williams Elementary Walk-A-Thon was held on Oct 26 and was a huge success as the school’s “Out of This World” fundraiser. The cold front did […]

Cullins Lake Pointe principal gets cozy with a pig

(Rockwall ISD) October 24, 2012 – Principal Megan Gist of Doris Cullins Lake Pointe Elementary kisses a pig. The Principal Pig Kiss was one of several events held during the PTA’s Fall Carnival last Saturday.  Photo submitted by Kristie Leavell.  To share your good news and events, email .  

Domestic abuse – a prevalent ‘wellness’ issue

Society of Women Who Love Shoes to host fundraising event to help victims of domestic abuse July 18, 2012 – Domestic abuse is the leading cause of injury to women and the most likely way a woman will be murdered.  It is also the most likely way a police officer will die in the line of […]

Chamber to host no-limit Texas Hold ’em fundraiser

Chamber to host no-limit Texas Hold ’em fundraiser

(Rowlett) July 2, 2012 – The Rowlett Chamber of Commerce will host a No-limit Texas Hold ’em Poker Fundraiser at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 19 at Bowl-A-Rama in Rowlett. This event will  help the Chamber to continue working to identify and implement programs that will assist in steady and balanced economic growth within the Rowlett […]

Save the date for Lassos and Lace

June 14, 2012 – Join the  Soroptimist International Club of Rockwall at Southern Junction Nightclub and Steakhouse from 7 to 11 p.m. October 6 for Lassos and Lace, a WomenAid fundraising event. Donation items are needed for the live and silent auctions. They are also seeking sponsor tables, program donations and event underwriters. More details […]

Chamber scholarship tourney ‘blazing’ success

Chamber scholarship tourney ‘blazing’ success

(Royse City) June 4, 2012 – By Julia Bryant, Royse City Chamber The Royse City Chamber of Commerce 11th Annual Golf Tournament was a huge success and fun for all who participated. A group of 74 golfers enjoyed an entertaining day with friends and business colleagues while enjoying delicious food, great prizes, fabulous awards and […]

‘Bring your Bling’ kicks off fundraiser for free mammograms

‘Bring your Bling’ kicks off fundraiser for free mammograms

(Dallas) June 3, 2012 – Blessings and Bling author, pastor and breast cancer survivor, Dr. Sheron C. Patterson, is partnering with the Lovers Lane United Methodist Church Foundation and the McCormick / Shipp Lectures to invite all DFW breast cancer survivors, their families and friends, to an afternoon of inspiration and hope called Bring Your Bling. This complimentary lecture […]

‘Garage sale’ at Richardson ice rink to raise funds for hockey team

(Richardson) May 2, 2012 – The 98 Dallas Oilers AA Bantam hockey team will host a “garage sale” fundraising event from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 12 in the parking lot of their home rink, the Ice Training Center in Richardson. Everyone is encouraged to stop by the ice rink to discover deals […]

Record-setting Relay unites community, brings hope

781 Participants.  53 Teams.  $99,255 Raised. (Rockwall) Members of the Rockwall County community turned out in full force April 27, 2012, to unite against a common enemy. This year’s Relay For Life, the signature fundraising event for the American Cancer Society, organized by co-chairs Carla Brooks and Mindy Brence, exceeded all expectations – raising the highest amount of money of […]