Rowlett Chamber leader selected for Economic Recovery fellowship

Rowlett Chamber leader selected for Economic Recovery fellowship

Gallops one of 42 nationwide selected to participate ROWLETT, TX (August 3, 2020) — Michael Gallops, Rowlett Chamber of Commerce President/CEO, has been selected by the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE) to study economic recovery and resilience strategies with 41 other chamber of commerce professionals from communities throughout the United States. The Fellowship […]

Open Letter to City of Fate residents from Mayor Pro Tem David Billings

Open Letter to City of Fate residents from Mayor Pro Tem David Billings

(FATE, TX – June 18, 2020) “The work of today is the history of tomorrow, and we are its makers” ~ Juliette Gordon Low.  This quote is the best way of thinking about the future of our city. We are seeing major and exciting changes to our city.  Fresh by Brookshires, and our new restaurant, Sauce […]

Helping Hands Director selected for Executive Leadership Program

Helping Hands Director selected for Executive Leadership Program

Rockwall County Helping Hands Senior Director of Philanthropy, Melody Hail, was recently selected out of thousands of applicants from across the country for the Allstate Nonprofit Executive Leadership Program in Chicago. Chosen due to her extensive nonprofit background and years of experience, Hail has worked for Helping Hands for 10 years and has served the […]

Leadership Rowlett Kicks Off, Meet the Members

ROWLETT, TX – Sept. 23, 2019) Leadership Rowlett began its 29th class today as the group of participants met at the Rowlett Chamber of Commerce before heading out for the annual two day retreat at the Bridgeport Camp and Conference Center. Class members will bond and team build and likely surprise themselves as they learn more […]

Rep. Ratcliffe announces 2018-2019 Congressional Student Leadership Program

(WASHINGTON – Sept. 24, 2018) Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) invited high school sophomores and juniors in Texas’ 4th District today to apply for the 2018-2019 Congressional Student Leadership Program (CSLP). This marks the third year of the program. “I launched the CSLP to give young folks an opportunity to learn about the role of the federal […]

Introducing Leadership Rockwall Class of 2019

(ROCKWALL, TX – September 10, 2018) The Leadership Rockwall Class of 2019 kicked of their year this weekend with a ropes course and retreat in Commerce, TX. The Leadership Rockwall Class of 2019 members are: John Arrowood, City of Rockwall | Debbie Branch, Ebby Halliday Realtors | Junnae Campbell, Boys & Girls Club of Rockwall […]

Rockwall County 4-H to celebrate 4-H new year with kick-off event       

(ROCKWALL, TX – August 8, 2018) Rockwall County 4-H is planning a Kick Off event for the new 4-H year from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday, September 8.  This year’s event will be held on Courthouse Plaza – on the east side of the Historic Rockwall County Courthouse located at 101 East Rusk Street.  Rockwall County […]

Pullen Elementary celebrates annual Leadership Day

Pullen Elementary celebrates annual Leadership Day

(ROCKWALL, TX — February 7, 2018) On Feb. 2, Pullen Elementary School hosted visitors from the Leader in Me Symposium during their annual Leadership Day. Leadership Day highlights students’ developing leadership skills. This was the second year Pullen was chosen to be a site visit for teachers and administrators attending the Symposium. Leadership Day highlights […]

Leadership Rockwall Class of 2018 seeks sponsors for class project

Leadership Rockwall Class of 2018 seeks sponsors for class project

(ROCKWALL, TX — January 24, 2018) The Leadership Rockwall Class of 2018 is seeking sponsors for their class project: “Rockwall Information Resource Hubs” specifically designed to assist families in the community that find themselves in the midst of crisis or transition.  The project will see the installation of nine dedicated computer resource stations in existing […]

Rockwall Chamber’s Darby Burkey completes first year of IOM, leadership program

(ROCKWALL, TX – July 23, 2017) WASHINGTON, D.C.— Institute for Organization Management, the professional development program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, is pleased to announce that Darby Burkey, Vice President of Partner Engagement of the Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce, has recently completed her first year at Institute for Organization Management, a four-year nonprofit […]