Students launch ‘Books and Board Games’ service project

Students launch ‘Books and Board Games’ service project

(ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 25, 2018) A group of Pullen Elementary School students gathered at Brookdale Summer Ridge Assisted Living on Jan. 17 for the first of their “Books and Board Games” service project visits. Students and residents played board games and read books together. Both the seniors and the students enjoyed the time together, […]

The Peace that Shows

The Peace that Shows

(ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX – September 1, 2015) Georgia Mae Hendrix often wears a white sweater over a colorful blouse. And she can wear a smile. Residents of the assisted living facility where I once-a-week lead exercise have more in common than silver hair and close ages—mostly north or south of ninety. They rarely get excited; they […]

Nebbie students make special delivery to Summer Ridge residents

Nebbie students make special delivery to Summer Ridge residents

ROCKWALL (February 6, 2014) Nebbie Williams Elementary is proud of its 3rd graders who are focusing on giving back to their community!  They collected donations of travel size lotions, kleenex, lip balm, socks, hot chocolate, and candy for the senior residents of Summer Ridge Assisted Living Community. The students wrote notes and made 88 treat […]

Hartman Choir, Orff Ensemble shares cookies, caroling with Summer Ridge residents

(ROCKWALL ISD – December 10, 2012) The Hartman Elementary school Honor Choir and Orff Ensemble traveled to Summer Ridge Assisted Living Center in Rockwall to entertain the residents and spread some holiday cheer. The students in the Orff Ensemble performed two pieces from their fall concert, while the Honor Choir sang some selections from the […]