Rockwall YMCA honors veterans with special ceremony

Rockwall YMCA honors veterans with special ceremony

ROCKWALL, TX – November 11, 2020 — The J.E.R. Chilton YMCA at Rockwall welcomed the Terry Fisher American Legion Post 117 of Rockwall, local dignitaries and officials, and veterans from the community to observe a special ceremony on Veterans Day. The outdoor event recognized and remembered those who have made the ultimate sacrifice and those […]

USDA Forest Service grants veterans, Gold Star families free access to national forests, grasslands

USDA Forest Service grants veterans, Gold Star families free access to national forests, grasslands

WASHINGTON, Nov. 10, 2020 – Without those brave men and women that served our country and uniform, and without the support of their families, our nation would not be what it is today. To show our gratitude for their selfless service, the USDA Forest Service today announced it will offer U.S. military veterans and Gold […]

Veterans eat free at Dodie’s Rockwall on Veteran’s Day

Veterans eat free at Dodie’s Rockwall on Veteran’s Day

ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 10, 2020 – Veterans eat free on Veteran’s Day at Dodie’s Cajun Diner at The Harbor in Rockwall.  Veterans may choose from Dodie’s special Veterans Day Menu. The offer is dine-in only on Nov. 11, 2020, and cannot be combined with any other offers; show military ID.  Dodie’s Rockwall is a […]

Dairy Queen to honor veterans with free Blizzard treat on Nov. 11

Dairy Queen to honor veterans with free Blizzard treat on Nov. 11

ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 10, 2020 – Dairy Queen® restaurants in Texas will honor the heroes of our community and country on Veterans Day, Wednesday, November 11, 2020. The heroes, including veterans, active duty and retired members of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, National Guard and Reserves will be honored with […]

Pet Supplies Plus, Natural Balance partner to present Patriot PAWS with $50,000 donation on Veteran’s Day

Pet Supplies Plus, Natural Balance partner to present Patriot PAWS with $50,000 donation on Veteran’s Day

America’s Favorite Neighborhood Pet Store Partners with Natural Balance® to Help Provide Service Dogs to Deserving, Disabled Veterans ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 6, 2020 – Pet Supplies Plus, the largest and most trusted pet retail franchise in the United States, has collaborated with Natural Balance® to raise awareness about the incredible and positive impact pets have […]

Rockwall YMCA Celebrates Veterans Week

Rockwall YMCA Celebrates Veterans Week

(ROCKWALL, TX — Nov. 15, 2019) This week, the J.E.R. Chilton YMCA at Rockwall hosted Veterans Week inviting the community to honor and recognize the service and sacrifice of our nation’s military veterans. The Y kicked off the week with a flag folding ceremony on Veterans Day, put on in partnership with the Terry Fisher […]

McLendon-Chisholm Unveils Engraved Bricks at Veterans Memorial

McLendon-Chisholm Unveils Engraved Bricks at Veterans Memorial

(ROCKWALL, TX — Nov. 11, 2019) The newly-installed engraved bricks for the McLendon-Chisholm Veterans Memorial were unveiled today during a ceremony at City Hall (1371 FM 550). Engraved on the bricks are the names of veterans from all around Rockwall County, including several veterans who are buried in the McLendon-Chisholm Cemetery. On behalf of the […]

JER Chilton YMCA at Rockwall Honors Veterans with Flag Folding Ceremony

JER Chilton YMCA at Rockwall Honors Veterans with Flag Folding Ceremony

(ROCKWALL, TX — Nov. 11, 2019) On Veterans Day morning, the J.E.R. Chilton YMCA at Rockwall welcomed city officials, veterans and community members to a flag-folding ceremony in recognition of those who serve and have served in our nation’s military. Put on in partnership with the Terry Fisher American Legion Post 117 in Rockwall, the […]

Veterans Day Salute: Celestino H. Rodriguez

Veterans Day Salute: Celestino H. Rodriguez

(ROCKWALL, TX — November 4, 2019) My beloved father, Celestino H. Rodriguez was drafted into the United States Army in September of 1943, at a tender age of 18.  He trained at Camp Gruber in Oklahoma and set sail to France at the end of 1944.  On Christmas Eve of 1944, certain members, including dad, […]

Veterans eat free at Dodie’s at The Harbor Nov. 11

(ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 7, 2018) To honor American veterans and thank them for their service to our country, Dodie’s Cajun Diner at The Harbor will offer all veterans, past and present, a free entrée from a special Veteran’s Day Menu on Saturday, Nov. 11, 2018. Dodie’s asks that veterans show a military ID and […]

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