Rowlett Chamber president achieves new honors with Master of Science in Economic Development & Entrepreneurship

Rowlett Chamber president achieves new honors with Master of Science in Economic Development & Entrepreneurship

ROWLETT, TX (May 18, 2022) – The Rowlett Area Chamber congratulates its President and Chief Operating Officer, Michael Gallops on earning his Master of Science in Economic Development & Entrepreneurship from the University of Houston – Victoria (UHV). Commencement was held on May 14 in Victoria, TX. Entrepreneurship involves starting and developing new businesses, and […]

Hometown Heroes honored at Rowlett Chamber awards banquet

Hometown Heroes honored at Rowlett Chamber awards banquet

Rowlett High School cheerleaders provide fanfare for award recipients  ROWLETT, TX (May 9, 2022) – The Hometown Heroes Awards Banquet hosted by the Rowlett Area Chamber & Visitors Center presented by Atmos Energy, was held on Friday, May 6, 2022. The event theme was “Our Hometown” and featured displays of historic items, pictures and memorabilia […]

Local church hosts ‘Sound the Alarm’ event with Red Cross, North Texas Food Bank

Local church hosts ‘Sound the Alarm’ event with Red Cross, North Texas Food Bank

ROWLETT, TX (April 18, 2022) —A community event to support Rockwall County families will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, May 5 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 8201 Garner Road in Rowlett. This event is a collaboration between the Red Cross, the North Texas Food Bank, and the […]

Rowlett Fire Explorer Post One named Junior Firefighter Program of the Year

Rowlett Fire Explorer Post One named Junior Firefighter Program of the Year

ROWLETT, TX (March 3, 2022) Rowlett Fire Explorer Post One has been recognized as the Junior Firefighter Program of the Year by the National Volunteer Fire Council. Explorer Post One is chartered by the Rowlett Citizen Corps Council and sponsored by the Boy Scouts of America’s (BSA) Learning for Life Exploring Program, encouraging career education […]

Rowlett Arts & Humanities Commission seeks input on public art project

ROWLETT, TX (Feb. 21, 2022) The Rowlett Arts and Humanities Commission is in the process of selecting a sculpture for Fire Station #2 and they would like Rowlett citizens to be a part of the process. On Wednesday, March 16 from 6 to 8 pm in the Rowlett Community Centre – you will have the […]

Rowlett Reviews Book Club to welcome ‘The Watchdog’ Dave Lieber

ROWLETT, TX (Feb. 10, 2022) As friends and followers of Rowlett Reviews know only too well, February has traditionally been reserved for Rose-Mary Rumbley.  Unfortunately, our dear Rose-Mary is unable to be with us this February.  Needless to say, we will miss her wonderful wit and entertaining review. However, we are very fortunate to have […]

Rowlett’s Sapphire Bay Update: Plans include marina district and Baywalk waterfront food concept

Rowlett’s Sapphire Bay Update: Plans include marina district and Baywalk waterfront food concept

ROWLETT, Texas (February 4, 2022) A Dallas private investment group and developer have received approvals and plan to build a marina district as part of the massive Sapphire Bay work, live, play mixed-use development on Lake Ray Hubbard. The district includes Sapphire Bay Marina, one of the largest in the state with 10 new dock […]

Rowlett Arts & Humanities announce 2022 cultural art grant recipients

ROWLETT, TX (Feb. 3, 2022) Annually, the Rowlett Arts & Humanities Commission awards financial grants to Rowlett arts groups who apply by clearly stating their need and how the funding would be used to further the arts here in Rowlett.  The 2022 grant applications have been reviewed and the commission is pleased to announce two […]

Rowlett Mayor Tammy Dana-Bashian announces her resignation

Rowlett Mayor Tammy Dana-Bashian announces her resignation

ROWLETT, TX (Feb. 2, 2022) — Tammy Dana-Bashian is relocating to a different state and has therefore formally resigned her position as Mayor of Rowlett, effective February 28, 2022. Watch her announcement at the end of last night’s City Council Meeting here: https://rowletttx.new.swagit.com/videos/153862 (at the 58:50 mark in the meeting recording video). Mayor Pro Tem […]

Rowlett Area Chamber of Commerce announces award winners

Rowlett Area Chamber of Commerce announces award winners

Rowlett, TX (Feb. 1, 2022) – The Rowlett Area Chamber & Visitors Center’s 43rd Annual Awards Banquet presented by Tucker Roofing Systems was held Saturday, January 29th. The theme this year was “Wish Upon a Star” and was selected to recognize the Chamber’s 4-Star Accreditation they Chamber was awarded in November 2021. The accreditation puts the […]

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