Annual pancake breakfast benefits Rockwall literacy program

Annual pancake breakfast benefits Rockwall literacy program

(ROCKWALL, TX — April 16, 2016) Pancakes, syrup and sausage were on the menu at the 6th Annual All-You-Can-Eat Pancake Breakfast to benefit the Rockwall County Reading For Adults Literacy Program on Saturday, April 16. Held at Applebee’s in Rockwall (687 I-30 Frontage Rd), the Reading For Adults (RFA) volunteers and tutors staffed the restaurant […]

Rockwall Reading For Adults Program to hold Tutor Training

ROCKWALL COUNTY,TX. (November 4, 2014) The Rockwall County Library Literacy Program, Reading for Adults, will host a training session for new tutors from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8 at theLiteracyCenterat the Rockwall County Library,1215 E. Yellowjacket Lane. RFA has been servingRockwallCountyfor more than 14 years, providing free educational classes to community adults. The program […]

Rockwall’s Reading for Adults Literacy Program gets new look

Fashion Literate Fall classes begin September 2nd ROCKWALL,TX. (July 22, 2014) The Reading for Adults (RFA) Literacy Program in Rockwall will be sporting a new look this year– Steve Wilde, owner of Wilde Advertising, designed and printed custom t-shirts for the RFA tutors. The local businessman has donated 144 custom t-shirts to the RFA Literacy […]

Rockwall Rotary Mentoring: 30 minutes to impact

January is National Mentoring Month (ROCKWALL-January 15, 2013) At school, seven-year-old “Shelby” is agitated and has trouble focusing. She shivered on the floor of her unheated mobile home last night while her mom worked the late shift. “Victor” didn’t have clean clothes or well-fitting shoes to wear this morning, and he struggles to keep up […]

Gloria Bishop retires as Rockwall County Library Adult Literacy Coordinator

Literacy Reception Jan 24 to honor retiring Literacy Center Leader (ROCKWALL-January 12, 2013) Since 2000, Gloria Bishop has been responsible for carrying out the mission of the Rockwall County Library Adult Literacy Center.  In her role as Adult Literacy Coordinator she has seen the program grow from two students and five tutors in 2000 to […]