Rockwall YMCA ‘girlSTRONG’ program empowers girls to be strong in body, mind and spirit

Rockwall YMCA ‘girlSTRONG’ program empowers girls to be strong in body, mind and spirit

This spring, the J.E.R. Chilton YMCA at Rockwall will seek to help girls become strong in both mind, body and spirit with its girlSTRONG program. The brainchild of Rockwall YMCA Health and Wellness Director Diana Fulton, this empowering program invites girls ages 10-16 to eight weeks of fitness and healthy group discussions designed to build […]

Empower 7: Rockwall’s Newest Non Profit Organization

(ROCKWALL, TX – Feb. 28, 2019) Embrace. Mitigate. Practice. Own. Witness. Encourage. Reach. These are the words that make up the name of the newest non-profit to the Rockwall area. “Empower 7” just obtained their 501(c)3 tax-exempt nonprofit status this week and President Melanie Cobb is beyond thrilled.  “In North Texas, there is an overwhelming shortage […]

iGo Global: Helping students learn to make God famous

WYLIE/ROCKWALL, TX (June 25, 2014) Lance Shumake wants to see students involved in missions, and more specifically, to see this generation of students living “on mission.” As President of iGo Global for 14 years, Shumake has overseen high school and college student teams travel to 21 countries to help fulfill Christ’s Great Commission to make […]

Rockwall swimmers host free learn-to-swim clinic

Teens from Rockwall Aquatics Center reach out to kids to teach water safety (Rockwall) June 19, 2013 – Every day  in our country, approximately 10 people drown in our lakes, beaches, and swimming pools. More than one in five fatal drowning victims are children younger than 14. However, by participating in swim lessons, the risk […]

Ladies Retreat at Sabine Creek Ranch with author Vicki Courtney

(ROYSE CITY-December 28, 2012) Sabine Creek Ranch, a 300+ acre working cattle and equestrian ranch in Royse City, will host a Ladies Retreat featuring speaker/author Vicki Courtney on January 11-12, 2013. Vicki’s ministry reaches more than 150,000 people a year through events, books and online resources. The mother of three seeks to provide parents with […]

Lewisville Library hosts Summer Reading Kickoff Celebration

(Lewisville) May 21, 2012 – Lewisville Library’s Summer Reading Kickoff Celebration will be from 2 to 4 p.m.  Saturday, June 2, at the library, 1197 W. Main Street. The event, sponsored by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, will feature a performance by the Sugar Free Allstars Live in Concert in the Bennett Children’s Wing, along with face […]

Hilton Bella Harbor teams with Boys & Girls Club to create Hilton Leadership Program

(Rockwall) May 17, 2012 – Sara Whittle, owner, Hilton Bella Harbor Dallas/Rockwall Lakefront, announced today that Hilton Senior Managers from the hotel will instruct 25 teenagers from the Boys & Girls Club of Rockwall in hospitality programs this summer. This newly formed Hilton Leadership Program will further the reach and scope of the Boys & […]

Painting, drawing classes for budding artists

ArtVentures Studio, located at 507 N. Goliad in Rockwall, is offering several art classes for young students in January. A limited number of spaces are still available in the following classes: Just Paint It!   Saturdays Cost $ 170 Ages 7-11 Jan. 7 -Feb. 25, 10-11 a.m. A wonderful experience for children who love to paint!   […]

Lewisville Public Library activities for November

The Lewisville Public Library, located at 1197 W. Main St. in Lewisville, has a host of fun and educational activities lined up for November.  First Friday Fun! Pre-school Special Ring in the eating season at the Library Feeding Frenzy at 11:30 Friday, Nov. 4. Preschool children and their parents are invited to share the fun […]