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 […]

Soulman’s Bar-B-Que Honors Veterans with Patriot PAWS on November 10

Soulman’s Bar-B-Que Honors Veterans with Patriot PAWS on November 10

(ROCKWALL, TX — Nov. 6, 2018) Breakfast is back as Soulman’s Salutes veterans and the canine patriots who serve them.  On November 10th, Soulmans will be serving up their signature all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet from 7 a.m.-10:45 a.m. at their Rockwall location ( 691 E. Interstate 30 Rockwall, TX 75087) with a portion of sales directly […]

Local dentist to offer free dental day for veterans

Local dentist to offer free dental day for veterans

(ROCKWALL, TX — November 3, 2017) Congressman John Ratcliffe (R-Tx 4th Dist.) just concluded a surprise presentation of the Lone Star Award honoring Dr. Stan Lowrance’s charitable dental care provided to a veteran. The veteran’s dental problems were a side effect of VA-provided cancer treatment, but VA dental care is only available to those with […]

Dodie’s serves free lunch to graduating Patriot Paws veterans

Dodie’s serves free lunch to graduating Patriot Paws veterans

(ROCKWALL, TX – November 3, 2017) Dodie’s Cajun Diner at The Harbor honored seven graduating military veterans of the Patriot Paws Service Dogs program this afternoon by treating them to a free luncheon at the restaurant. The veterans and their canine companions joined Patriot Paws trainers and staff for some delicious food prior to the […]

Dodie’s at The Harbor offers free entree to veterans Nov. 11

Dodie’s at The Harbor offers free entree to veterans Nov. 11

(ROCKWALL, TX – Oct. 26, 2017) 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, 2017. Dodie’s asks that veterans show a military ID and enjoy […]

Royse City elementary schools to host Veterans Day art contest

Royse City elementary schools to host Veterans Day art contest

(ROCKWALL, TX — September 29, 2017) The Laramore-Osborne American Legion Post is partnering with the Royse City elementary schools to host a youth art contest. The theme will be “Thank you for serving”. Third and fourth grade students from across the district will be participating in the contest. The deadline for the contest is Tuesday, […]

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