Rockwall Meals on Wheels, Area Agency on Aging offers tips, resources for maintaining healthy balance when caregiving

Rockwall Meals on Wheels, Area Agency on Aging offers tips, resources for maintaining healthy balance when caregiving

ROCKWALL, TX – March 2, 2021 – Meals on Wheels Senior Services offers a range of information and educational materials of tips and tools for family caregivers, information on agencies and organizations that provide caregiver support. Contacting MOWSS is the first step towards seeking support and maintaining a healthy balance between the caregivers own self-sufficiency and […]

Flag raffle to support Rockwall Police Officer Tracy Gaines’ family

Flag raffle to support Rockwall Police Officer Tracy Gaines’ family

ROCKWALL, TX (August 4, 2020) Support the family of Rockwall Police Officer Tracy Gaines, who died of complications from COVID-19, through a raffle by 410 Woodwork. The prize is a beautiful wood piece by 410 Woodwork and 100% of the proceeds will go back to Tracy’s family. Tickets are $10 each or five for $40. For […]

Team Gaines: Showing support for Rockwall police officer battling COVID-19

Team Gaines: Showing support for Rockwall police officer battling COVID-19

  ROCKWALL, TX – July 23, 2020 – Friends of Rockwall Police Officer Tracy Gaines are encouraging community members to show their support by using the above graphic as their profile photo on social media. Officer Gaines, father of two, remains in the ICU at a local hospital, battling COVID-19. He has been with the […]

Fate Small Business Support Program launched

Fate Small Business Support Program launched

(FATE, TX – April 22, 2020) During the Monday, April 20 Fate City Council Meeting, a Small Business Support Program was approved for businesses that have sustained economic losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  The program will provide a maximum of $50,000 in short-term, immediate financial aid. “The City recognizes that small businesses are suffering from […]

Stressed? Anxious? COVID-19 Mental Health Support Line available

Stressed? Anxious? COVID-19 Mental Health Support Line available

(ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX – April 2, 2020) The North Texas Behavioral Health Authority is providing a dedicated 24/7 COVID-19 Mental Health Support Line for those experiencing stress and anxiety related to the current state of emergency. It is normal to experience stress, anxiety, grief and worry during and after crisis. If you or someone you […]

Rockwall ADHD Support Group Open House Oct. 10

(ROCKWALL, TX – Oct. 2, 2019) October is ADHD Awareness month – so Rockwall ADHD Support Group will host an Open House from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, October 10 at the Rockwall County Library (in the large meeting room on the first floor). Parents of children with ADHD are invited to come by and see […]

Local businesses support Rockwall Art League Fine Art Show, Oct 3-5

Local businesses support Rockwall Art League Fine Art Show, Oct 3-5

ROCKWALL, TX (September 29, 2014) To date, local businesses have donated more than $400 in door prizes for the Rockwall Art League’s 14th Annual Fine Art Show, which returns October 3-5 to the Rockwall Rotary Building, 408 S. Goliad. “The community has always been supportive, but this level of participation by our local businesses and […]

Workshop offers free help, support for managing grief

(ROCKWALL-April 24, 2013) Rest Haven will host a Grief Workshop from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 27 at the Rockwall County Library, 1215 East Yellowjacket Lane. Reserve your spot by calling 972-771-8641.

GriefShare at First Baptist Church Rockwall

First Baptist Church Rockwall, located at 610 S. Goliad St., hosts GriefShare meetings at 7 p.m. Tuesdays in the parkor, offering support, comfort and encourage for those enduring loss. To learn more, call the church office at 972-771-8459 or email . To submit your stories, news and events for publication, email .

Supporting troops at home, abroad

Supporting troops at home, abroad

(Rockwall) The Friends of the Library opened their 2011-12 year with a patriotic program presented by Linda Robinson entitled “Support our Troops at Home and Abroad”.   Linda is the USO  Volunteer Coordinator for the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Linda showed slides from her year spent overseas establishing a USO presence in Iraq.   The audience, […]