Sachse HS Band hosts Thunder Car Show Saturday

(Sachse) Sachse High School Band will host its annual Thunder Car Show from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 28 at the high school, 3901 Miles Road in Sachse, 75048. Come out and enjoy great cars, great food and great shopping while supporting the Sachse High School Band. For more information, visit To […]

Chamber to host golf tournament, scholarship fundraiser

Blazing Saddles actor Burton Gilliam to play in tournament (Royse City) Actor Burton Gilliam, a Texas native who although has been an accomplished boxer and firefighter, is usually noted for his successful acting career. Starring in several television shows and movies, he was nationally known as the Pace Picante spokesperson for 12 years; he’s the […]

BBQ fundraiser benefiting Rockwall Relay for Life

Bite into some serious barbecue benefiting the American Cancer Society and the Rockwall Relay for Life. The fundraising lunch will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 7 in the American National Bank parking lot at the corner of Ridge Road and Horizon in Rockwall. BBQ provided on behalf of the Pat Grady […]

Rays of Light gala to help special needs kids, families

Rays of Light gala to help special needs kids, families

(Dallas) Rays of Light, a Dallas-based nonprofit organization that helps special needs children and their families, will host its second annual Shine On Gala on Friday, April 27 at the Park Cities Hilton. Last year the gala raised more than $83,000. This year’s event includes a VIP cocktail hour, live auction, live band, and a […]

Campisi’s to host all-day fundraiser benefiting Rockwall Women’s League

Campisi’s at The Harbor in Rockwall will be the site of an all-day fundraiser benefiting the Rockwall Women’s League. Bring friends and family from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday, April 4 at Campisi’s, located at 2215 Summer Lee Drive, Suite 105. Ten percent of the proceeds will be donated to RWL, so be sure […]

Rick Santorum at Westlake fundraiser

An intimate crowd of nearly 100 supporters gathered at the Ranch House at the Vaquero Club in Westlake, Thursday, Feb. 23 to meet Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum. Conservative talk show hosts Mark Davis of WBAP radio and Glenn Beck of GBTV were also on hand. According to recent polls, Santorum’s “Faith, Family and Freedom […]

Fundraising event at Zanata to benefit Patriot PAWS

Fundraising event at Zanata to benefit Patriot PAWS

Segment of CMT’s ‘Texas Women’ reality show to be filmed during event Zanata Restaurant in downtown Rockwall will host a fundraiser for Patriot PAWS service dogs from 1 to 4 p.m.  Sunday, March 4. Hannah Helvey, star of CMT’s Texas Women reality show will be the featured guest and will be filming a segment of her show […]

Mighty Hawk Band to host spaghetti fundraiser

The Rockwall-Heath Mighty Hawk Band will host a spaghetti fundraising dinner on Saturday,March 3, 2012 at Rockwall-Heath High School. Tickets are $10 and may be purchased from any RHHS or Cain Middle School band student or by contacting Chris Hoar at 214-676-5007 or by Wednesday, Feb. 21. Submitted by Mary Thacker; edited for publication by Blue Ribbon News, all […]

Rockwall girl raises money to mend ‘sick hearts’

Rockwall girl raises money to mend ‘sick hearts’

Ella Turner ‘jumps right in’ to help others, in memory of her little sister, Colby Last year Ella Turner of Rockwall amazed friends, family and an entire community by raising more than $5,700 for Jump Rope for Heart – setting the record as the No. 1 fundraising campaigner in Texas, and No. 10 in the […]

Royse City HS Choir to host pancake fundraiser

The Royse City High School Choir will sponsor an all-you-can eat pancake fundraiser from 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 28 at the Rockwall Applebee’s. Enjoy all-you-can pancakes, with sausage and a drink, while supporting the choir. Tickets are $8 and available at RCHS or from any choir student. Tickets will not be sold at […]