Keep Rowlett Beautiful awards scholarships

Keep Rowlett Beautiful awards scholarships

 (Rowlett) Keep Rowlett Beautiful is proud to honor two Rowlett citizens with scholarships for 2011. Allen Torske, a 2010 graduate of Rowlett High School, received a Scholarship last year and KRB decided to provide a $2,000 Scholarship to help him continue in 2011 with his studies at Auburn University in Alabama. He is continuing his […]

Speaker to address effects of education cuts on Garland ISD

Cindy Castaneda  (Garland/Rowlett) Dr. Cindy Castaneda, Garland ISD board trustee, Place 4, will address the Rowlett Democratic Club at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27 at Dos Charros Restaurant, 5203 Rowlett Road. Castaneda, a government professor at Eastfield College, has a Ph.D. in higher education from the University of North Texas. She previously served as executive […]

Rowlett Chamber to host 21st annual golf classic

Rowlett Chamber to host 21st annual golf classic

(Rowlett) Join local business leaders, friends and neighbors for the 21st Annual Rowlett Chamber of Commerce Golf Classic, a fundraising celebration benefiting economic development efforts, education initiatives and other Chamber programs for the Rowlett community. Everyone is eligible to participate in the Shotgun Scramble, which begins at noon Thursday, Sept. 22 at Waterview Golf Club, […]

Lions Club honored for community service

(Rowlett) Who are Lions? Lions meet the needs of local communities and the world. The 1.35 million members of the volunteer organization in 206 countries and geographic areas are different in many ways, but they share a core belief – community is what we make it. The Lions Club of Rowlett gives more money and support to […]

Proforma Printmotions: ‘hottest promo items on the market’

(Rowlett) Looking for promotional products? Whether you’re seeking a specific item or just browsing for ideas, Proforma Printmotions can be your one-stop shopping source. From fun items to the traditional, owner Tammy Alexander says shoppers can easily find some of the hottest items on the market. Proforma Printmotions is located at 9809 Fairway Vista Drive […]

Sears Home Appliance Showroom earns biz award

Sears Home Appliance Showroom earns biz award

(Rowlett) Sears Home Appliance Showroom, located at 5601 Liberty Grove Road, Suite 600 in Rowlett, was recently honored as the Rowlett Chamber of Commerce Business of the Month for July. Store Coach Michael Cato, shown here accepting the plaque, invites everyone to stop by the showroom where friendly and knowledgeable associates are available to answer all of […]

Year in, year out, nothing beats Crape Myrtles

We have an abandoned home directly across the street from our house and it has been that way for a least 15 years. There is a light pink Near East Crape Myrtle in full bloom and two standard white crape myrtles, also loaded with blooms, that exist on nothing more than natural rainfall – no fertilizer, […]

Jason Castro to headline at QueFest Labor Day weekend

(Garland/Rowlett) With headliner acts like American Idol finalist Jason Castro of Rockwall and Houston-born country artist John Slaughter, the Rowlett Exchange Club’s second annual QueFest celebration is expected to draw large crowds to Firewheel Town Center in Garland on Labor Day weekend. The nonprofit organization’s two-day charity event combines non-stop, sizzling hot entertainment with fair […]

Experience new flavors, friends, businesses at Wineshare

(Rowlett) Mingle with business colleagues and old friends while making new ones at the next Wineshare event, scheduled for 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9 at Travel Leaders, 3326 Lakeview Parkway in Rowlett.   Bring a bottle and a wine glass and experience new wines, too. Wineshare is held at a different local business each month. For more information, […]

Pooch Plunge at Wet Zone to help homeless pets

(Rowlett) The City of Rowlett Animal Shelter and Friends of Rowlett Animals will host the third annual Pooch Plunge from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 21 at Wet Zone Family Waterpark, 5304 Main Street in Rowlett. The cost is $5 per dog; humans get in free. Each dog need rabies tags or proof of […]