Rockwall dad honored as YMCA Father of the Year

Rockwall dad honored as YMCA Father of the Year

(Rockwall) June 21, 2013 – 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 with their sixth child. Mr. Smart was left to raise the newborn and his other five children […]

YMCA spotlights Chad Burkey as part of Military Appreciation Month

(ROCKWALL-May 22, 2013) One thing I love about my job at the YMCA is getting to know people’s personal journey, their story that brought them to the YMCA or how the YMCA impacted their life. In the next few articles, I will share with you my YMCA story, along with the stories of others, staff […]

Basketball tournament to honor memory of Rockwall student

Basketball tournament to honor memory of Rockwall student

Cameron Echols Memorial Basketball Tournament raises funds to help children participate in YMCA programs (ROCKWALL-February 11, 2013) The 7th Annual Cameron Echols Memorial Basketball Tournament will be Saturday, Feb. 23. Games will be played at the JER Chilton YMCA at Rockwall and Williams Middle School. The tournament honors the memory of Cameron Echols, a 13-year-old Rockwall […]