Rockwall YMCA Teacher Prayer Breakfast focuses on faith, mental health and well-being of educators

Rockwall YMCA Teacher Prayer Breakfast focuses on faith, mental health and well-being of educators

ROCKWALL, TX (July 27, 2022) During this morning’s Teacher Prayer Breakfast hosted by the JER Chilton YMCA at Rockwall, Rockwall ISD Behavior Specialist Lauren Atkins Bovie addressed some of the challenges educators face and offered tips for teachers to help preserve their mental health. By sharing her personal struggles and faith in God, she emphasized […]

Rockwall is among several YMCA Metropolitan Dallas branch locations hosting holiday donation drives

Rockwall is among several YMCA Metropolitan Dallas branch locations hosting holiday donation drives

Angel trees and toy drives will take place at Y branches across the North Texas DALLAS, TX (Dec. 7, 2021) – The YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas will be hosting Angel Trees and toy drives throughout the holiday season to help North Texans in need have gifts for their families at Christmas. The YMCA is providing an […]

Rockwall County’s Property Fraud Alert Service is focus of YMCA’s next Lunch & Learn event

Rockwall County’s Property Fraud Alert Service is focus of YMCA’s next Lunch & Learn event

ROCKWALL, TX (Nov. 29, 2021) Rockwall County Clerk Jennifer Fogg will present valuable information about Rockwall County’s new Property Fraud Alert Service during a free Lunch & Learn event from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 15 at the JER Chilton YMCA, 1210 N. Goliad in Rockwall. All community members are welcome and lunch will […]

Veterans Ceremony set for Thursday morning at Rockwall YMCA

Veterans Ceremony set for Thursday morning at Rockwall YMCA

ROCKWALL, TX (Nov. 10, 2021) The Terry Fisher Fisher American Legion Post 117 will host a Veterans Day ceremony at 8 a.m. Thursday morning at the JER Chilton YMCA at Rockwall, 1210 N. Goliad. The Rockwall Police Department Color Guard will present the flag. Trumpeter Abraham Smith of Rockwall High School will play “The Star-Spangled […]

Celebration of Life: Services announced for J.E.R. ‘Bob’ Chilton

Celebration of Life: Services announced for J.E.R. ‘Bob’ Chilton

ROCKWALL, TX (Oct. 6, 2021) Celebration of Life Memorial Services for James Edward Robert “Bob” Chilton III will be 4 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 21 at Sparkman/Hillcrest Funeral Home, 7405 W. Northwest Highway, Dallas, TX 75225. Chilton was 88 years old, and died tragically on Sept. 26, 2021. He was a successful businessman, author, […]

J.E.R. ‘Bob’ Chilton leaves lasting legacy in Rockwall community and beyond

J.E.R. ‘Bob’ Chilton leaves lasting legacy in Rockwall community and beyond

ROCKWALL, TX (Sept. 28, 2021) The Rockwall community mourns the loss of J.E.R. “Bob” Chilton, namesake of the Rockwall YMCA, whose life was taken Sept. 26 following an automobile accident near his home in West Palm Beach, Florida. The phrase “Renaissance man” echoes throughout our community, as friends and associates search for adequate words to […]

Rockwall YMCA welcomes all area educators to Teacher Prayer Breakfast

Rockwall YMCA welcomes all area educators to Teacher Prayer Breakfast

ROCKWALL, TX (July 14, 2021) The J.E.R. Chilton YMCA at Rockwall welcomes all school teachers throughout the Rockwall area to a Teacher Prayer Breakfast in their honor, 7 to 8 a.m. Tuesday, August 10 at the Y, 1210 N. Goliad St. in Rockwall. This will be a time of encouragement and prayer, featuring a catered […]

Larry Barrentine named Rockwall YMCA’s Father of the Year

Larry Barrentine named Rockwall YMCA’s Father of the Year

ROCKWALL, TX (June 19, 2021) Each June we celebrate Father’s Day, BUT did you know Father’s Day started at the YMCA? Father’s Day was founded by Sonora Louis Smart Dodd, the daughter of a single father who served in the Civil War. Her father was widowed when his wife (Mrs. Dodd’s mother) died in childbirth […]

YMCA sets goal of eliminating childhood drowning in kids 4 and under

YMCA sets goal of eliminating childhood drowning in kids 4 and under

YMCA Dallas to hold free swim assessments at area branches Saturday, May 29 from 11am-1pm; provide tips to keep children safe in backyard pools DALLAS (May 27, 2021) – The YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas has announced it has set a goal of eliminating childhood drowning in kids 4 and under. Drowning is the second leading […]

JER Chilton YMCA at Rockwall to host blood drive to replenish supply for hospital patients

JER Chilton YMCA at Rockwall to host blood drive to replenish supply for hospital patients

Donate blood for health and safety of mothers and newborn babies ROCKWALL, Texas (May 24, 2021) – A little-known reason why blood is required for hospital blood banks is complications during pregnancy, at childbirth, or post-delivery, leading to significant blood loss. Severe bleeding is one of the top five causes of pregnancy-related deaths1 in the […]

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