Heath Mayor’s Message: City Update

(HEATH-March 10, 2013) A tremendous amount of work is underway to ensure Heath continues to be a premier community in the DFW Metroplex.  From the City Council members and staff to our volunteers serving on boards or commissions, we are benefiting from the expertise and dedication of many people who care about our hometown. As we […]

Throwaway Ponies receives grant, needs volunteers

(ROCKWALL-February 14, 2013) Throwaway Ponies, a horse rescue and rehabilitation organization, received a grant from the ASPCA to improve fencing at their location in Farmersville. TaPs has over 40 horses at its Rockwall location and 25 in Farmersville. There is more property in Farmersville (27 acres), but it needs cross-fencing. So, thanks to the grant […]

Payless, Boys & Girls Club team up to help kids put their best SHOE forward

(ROCKWALL-February 5, 2013) Thanks to a generous grant awarded to the Boys & Girls Club of Rockwall County from the Payless Shoe Foundation, 150 kids under the age of 18 received a brand new pair of shoes over the past three Saturdays. Club members, siblings of Club members and several foster families were treated to a […]

Reading for Adults program receives community grant

(Rockwall) June 25, 2012 – The Rockwall Breakfast Rotary Club recently awarded Reading for Adults of the Rockwall County Library $3,000 to use for the promotion of the ESL, GED, and Citizenship program which enriches the entire community of Rockwall. Presenting the check is Billy Self from the Breakfast Rotary Club. Accepting the check is Gloria […]

ASPCA awards $500 grant to Rockwall Pets

June 13, 2012 – Rockwall Pets, a local non-profit working to make all of Rockwall County a no-kill zone, has received an ASPCA Staffers’ Choice grant from the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®). Ms. Pune Dracker, the director of content and editorial services for the ASPCA, chose Rockwall Pets for […]

Lowe’s awards $5,000 to Keep Lewisville Beautiful

Donation to support grant program for local community improvement project (Lewisville) June 5, 2012 –  Keep Lewisville Beautiful and the Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation today announced a major gift in support of Keep Lewisville Beautiful’s mission to empower the citizens of Lewisville through education to take greater responsibility for enhancing their community environment and […]

Vote to help local school win up to $50,000 grant

Voting is now open following a competitive nomination period, and Draper Intermediate in the Wylie ISD seeks community help to win up to $50,000 in the Clorox Company’s Power A Bright Future grant program. Help Draper secure funding to “Cultivate 21st Century Fluencies Through Project Based Learning” by visiting PowerABrightFuture.com or text clorox7208 to 44144 […]