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 […]

Memorial Week Open House at Rockwall YMCA: Military, first responders, healthcare and families invited to enjoy Y for FREE

Memorial Week Open House at Rockwall YMCA: Military, first responders, healthcare and families invited to enjoy Y for FREE

ROCKWALL, TX (May 24, 2021) In remembrance of those lost during service to our country, the JER Chilton YMCA at Rockwall invites all military personnel, past and present (with valid military ID), first responders, and healthcare heroes – along with their families – to enjoy the Y for FREE from Monday, May 24 through Monday, […]

Select YMCAs, including Rockwall, open as Winter Warming Center today

Select YMCAs, including Rockwall, open as Winter Warming Center today

ROCKWALL, TX – Feb. 17, 2021 – Select YMCAs serving Dallas, Denton, Ellis and Rockwall counties, including the J.E.R. Chilton YMCA at Rockwall, are opening their doors to those in the community without power and/or water as a safe place to warm up from 10:00am – 5:30pm on Wednesday, February 17. Participating YMCA’s include: Moorland Family YMCA at […]

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