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, […]

Royse City Chamber presents ‘Stars of our Military’

Royse City Chamber presents ‘Stars of our Military’

ROYSE CITY, TX – Oct. 9, 2020 – Throughout the month of November, the Royse City Chamber of Commerce will display decorated stars at the Chamber office in honor of our Armed Forces. Those interested in participating in “The Stars of Our Military” may pre-order 18″ wood stars for $25 which can be decorated and […]

Royse City Urgent Care welcomes back Army Captain William ‘Allen’ Nicholas

Royse City Urgent Care welcomes back Army Captain William ‘Allen’ Nicholas

ROCKWALL/ROYSE CITY, TX – June 9, 2020 – Please join the owners and staff at Rockwall and Royse City Urgent Care in welcoming back William Nicholas, PA, to Royse City Urgent Care. Captain Nicholas has been deployed with the U.S. Army in the United Arab Emirates for the last eight months serving as a Physician Assistant. We are so […]

On graduation day, Rockwall High counselors share record student achievements

On graduation day, Rockwall High counselors share record student achievements

ROCKWALL, TX – June 9, 2020 – Today is the big day! The Rockwall High School counselors have officially verified all 585 RHS Senior transcripts and diplomas and report on Facebook that they are so thankful for our RHS staff and all they have poured into these precious kids over their last four years. They […]

Rockwall YMCA Celebrates Veterans Week

Rockwall YMCA Celebrates Veterans Week

(ROCKWALL, TX — Nov. 15, 2019) This week, the J.E.R. Chilton YMCA at Rockwall hosted Veterans Week inviting the community to honor and recognize the service and sacrifice of our nation’s military veterans. The Y kicked off the week with a flag folding ceremony on Veterans Day, put on in partnership with the Terry Fisher […]

Rockwall YMCA to host Veterans Week Events, Military Care Package Drive

Rockwall YMCA to host Veterans Week Events, Military Care Package Drive

(ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 5, 2019) The JER Chilton YMCA at Rockwall, located at 1210 N. Goliad in Rockwall, is currently collecting donations in order to send 200 care packages to military personnel ahead of Thanksgiving.  The community is encouraged to stop in with donations and join in on “Packing Day” to help prepare the […]

Rockwall residents give back to community heroes

Rockwall residents give back to community heroes

(ROCKWALL, TX — June 1, 2018) Local banker Jennifer Ott and realtor Delena Radney have joined forces to give back to their community’s heroes in need through the Homes for Heroes program. Through the program, Ott and Radney assist firefighters, law enforcement, military (active, reserves and veterans), healthcare workers, EMS and teachers with finding and […]

Cleared to Land charity golf tourney raises funds for Patriots Paws

Cleared to Land charity golf tourney raises funds for Patriots Paws

(ROCKWALL, TX — February 7, 2018) Business Jet Center hosted its 5th Annual, Cleared to Land on the Green Charity Golf Tournament on November 10, 2017. A record breaking $45,000 was raised on a picture-perfect day and donated to Folds of Honor and Patriot Paws Service Dogs. Both charities assist families of military veterans by […]

Rep. Ratcliffe honors Rockwall High School U.S. Naval Academy appointee

Rep. Ratcliffe honors Rockwall High School U.S. Naval Academy appointee

(ROCKWALL, TX — January 29, 2018) On Jan. 26, Rep. John Ratcliffe recognized Rockwall High School student Kevin Smith on his appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy. Smith, a senior at RHS, is the first student from Texas’ 4th Congressional to receive and accept an appointment to any academy for the 2018-2019 school year. “I’d […]

A Very Merry Military Christmas

A Very Merry Military Christmas

(ROCKWALL, TX — Dec. 14, 2016) One Christmas several years ago, we were broke. I don’t mean the we-aren’t-going-to-have-as-big-of-Christmas-broke, I mean the complete lack of any money. The no presents, no Santa, no-Christmas-kind-of-broke.  I don’t remember the reason whether it was a string of medical bills or a load of untimely repairs; all I remember […]

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