Hot Rocks rides for scholarships

(Rockwall) July 16, 2012 – For the 26th year the Rockwall Noon Rotary Club will bring to Rockwall an annual event that has become a local tradition – the Hot Rocks Bike Race and Ride. In August they come – the riders, the sponsors, the spectators and the Rotarians.  Before the sun rises they are there and […]

Rockwall Rotary Club has long history of ‘Service Above Self’

The Rockwall Rotary Club, sometimes referred to as “Noon Rotary,” is Rockwall’s oldest service club.  It held its organizational meeting on April 6, 1939 at the Rockwall Community Building, and had 20 businessmen charter members. The Rockwall Rotary Club is one of the thousands of Rotary Clubs worldwide that make up Rotary International which has […]

Chamber scholarship tourney ‘blazing’ success

Chamber scholarship tourney ‘blazing’ success

(Royse City) June 4, 2012 – By Julia Bryant, Royse City Chamber The Royse City Chamber of Commerce 11th Annual Golf Tournament was a huge success and fun for all who participated. A group of 74 golfers enjoyed an entertaining day with friends and business colleagues while enjoying delicious food, great prizes, fabulous awards and […]

Chamber to host golf tournament, scholarship fundraiser

Blazing Saddles actor Burton Gilliam to play in tournament (Royse City) Actor Burton Gilliam, a Texas native who although has been an accomplished boxer and firefighter, is usually noted for his successful acting career. Starring in several television shows and movies, he was nationally known as the Pace Picante spokesperson for 12 years; he’s the […]

Y kicks off Partners Campaign, assists local families

The Rockwall Family YMCA kicked off its annual Partners Campaign Monday with executive director Mike Atkins announcing a fundraising goal of $150,000 – money that will be used to ensure that “no child is turned away from the Y due to financial hardship.” Members of the Y Board of Management, Y staff, city officials and […]

Give blood, help seniors earn scholarships

(Wylie High School) The Wylie High School National Honor Society invites the community to give blood on Monday, Dec. 5 as part of a high school challenge. The WHS students may earn scholarship money for seniors. For an appointment, email Susan Fajardo at To submit your news and events, email

Gary Burns Fun Run to benefit Frisco ISD students

(Frisco) The Gary Burns Frisco Fun Run will welcome more than 8,000 runners, walkers, volunteers and spectators to Frisco Square at 8 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 29. The run was established in memory of Fire Chief Gary Burns who passed away in 1999. Proceeds will benefit the Frisco Education Foundation Scholarship Fund. For the fifth consecutive […]

Just look at what you’ve done

Perhaps the fact that North Texans have been sweltering in triple digit heat for the past 62 days has something to do with why we’ve had such an overwhelming response at our newly launched DFW news site.  After all, folks are looking forward to Labor Day concerts, football games and tailgate parties, fall festivals and holiday craft fairs […]

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