Nebbie students win canned food drive design competition

‘It’s easy being green’  (Rockwall ISD) Elementary campuses throughout RISD held a canned food drive to benefit Helping Hands as part of the district’s Students Serving Others Day. Nebbie Williams Elementary students collected over 900 cans to benefit the organization. At SSO Day, March 24, elementary campuses created canned food designs and competed against each […]

Rockwall Ministerial Alliance to meet

The Rockwall Ministerial Alliance will meet at noon Wednesday, March 28 in the Helping Hands conference room.  Please pick up a brown bag lunch.  Drinks and desserts will be provided. Guest speaker will be Brad Davison of the Toyota Triathlon, held the morning of the first Sunday of October.  He will inform us of the […]

Lakeside Bridal Fair free with canned food donations

Lakeside Bridal Fair free with canned food donations

Thelma Wells, Women of Faith, to be special guest (Rockwall) The seventh Lakeside Bridal Fair is coming to the Hilton Bella Harbor from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 26, showcasing some of the best wedding vendors in North Texas and featuring special guest Thelma Wells of Women of Faith. Sponsored by the Hilton Bella Harbor, Lakeside […]

Elementary schools collect canned food for Helping Hands

Local Rockwall County elementary schools are collecting canned food for the Helping Hands Food Pantry as part of “Student Serving Others” Day. Each elementary campus is holding a canned food drive leading up to SSO day: All collected food will go to Helping Hands. A student team (determined at your campus) will design and build […]

Rockwall Goes Red for women’s heart health

(Rockwall) Ke Cellars Winery will “go red” with Little Red Dress Night from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10, benefiting the Health Center of Helping Hands. Don your favorite red attire for this fun-filled event. Funds raised will provide heart health screenings for underserved women in Rockwall County. The cost is $25 per person and includes silent […]

Rotary’s community-wide drive nets two tons of food for Rockwall County’s hungry

Rotary’s community-wide drive nets two tons of food for Rockwall County’s hungry

Rotarians to host luncheon recognizing Heath fire station’s collection efforts “Joining Hands to Help Others” was the 2011 Rockwall Rotary Club’s theme for its recent community-wide food drive benefiting the Helping Hands food pantry. Each year, Helping Hands distributes thousands of bags of groceries to individuals and families in need across Rockwall County. The need […]

Rockwall County Library News for December

The Rockwall County Library will be closed Dec. 23-26.  December display cases at the library will feature items from the Daughters of the American Revolution and the wood burning picture plates of Ann Goyne. A Rockwall County Helping Hands Food Pantry collection bin is available year round in the library lobby for canned goods, staples […]

Dine at Ruby Tuesday at The Harbor, help Rockwall County kids

Enjoy a meal at Ruby Tuesday between 5 and 10 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 1 at The Harbor in Rockwall, and 20 percent of your food purchase will be donated to the annual Rockwall County Helping Hands Toy Drive as part of the restaurant’s Community Give Back Program. Come out to Ruby Tuesday for a fantastic meal and […]

Friday Study Club ‘joins hands’ to kick off food drive

Friday Study Club ‘joins hands’ to kick off food drive

Heath, Rockwall fire departments compete in community-wide food drive hosted by Rockwall Rotary and Rockwall County Helping Hands (Rockwall) Friday Study Club became the first club to participate in the Rockwall Rotary and Helping Hands’ “Joining Hands to Help Others”community-wide food drive that ends Thursday, Nov. 17. FSC president  Becky Cecil selected Rockwall Fire Station # 1 (near the […]

Rockwall County Library News for November

The Rockwall County Library, located at 1215 E. Yellow Jacket Lane in Rockwall, will be closed Friday, Nov. 11 for Veteran’s Day. The library will also be closed Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Nov. 24, 25 and 26, for the Thanksgiving holiday. Enjoy a historical display by The Daughters of the American Revolution throughout November. Donations for the […]