American Legion Terry Fisher Post 117 invites community to free patriotic concert on Veterans Day

American Legion Terry Fisher Post 117 invites community to free patriotic concert on Veterans Day

ROCKWALL, TX – November 8, 2021 — Join the American Legion Terry Fisher Post 117 in a celebration honoring our veterans on the Downtown Rockwall Square this Veterans Day, Nov. 11. The event begins at 5 p.m. with a proclamation at the Historic Downtown Courthouse, followed by a patriotic concert at 5:30 p.m. at San […]

Rockwall dentist offers free dental care for veterans on Nov. 5

Rockwall dentist offers free dental care for veterans on Nov. 5

ROCKWALL, TX (Nov. 3, 2021) Dr. Stan Lowrance and Lowrance Dental, located at 1350 Summer Lee Drive in Rockwall, TX 75032, will host a free ‘D-Day for V-Day’ dental clinic for local veterans on Friday, Nov. 5, 2021. This all-day event (7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) is a chance for veterans to receive an exam and […]

A badge of Honor nonprofit to host inaugural 1st Responder and Veteran Family Fun Day Dec. 11

A badge of Honor nonprofit to host inaugural 1st Responder and Veteran Family Fun Day Dec. 11

ROCKWALL, TX – November 1, 2021 — Area first responders and veterans are invited to bring their families for a fun day at the Veterans Resource & Outreach Center (4210 Industrial St., Rowlett, TX) on Saturday, Dec. 11. Starting at 10 a.m., the event provides a unique opportunity for first responders, veterans and their families […]

First United Methodist Church hosts drive for local patients urgently needing transfusions

First United Methodist Church hosts drive for local patients urgently needing transfusions

Carter BloodCare asks donors to give blood on behalf of veterans in November ROCKWALL, TX – October 28, 2021 — In recognition of Veterans Day Nov. 11, Carter BloodCare encourages blood donors to give in November in honor and support of U.S. military veterans and active duty service members. This month is also a time […]

Milestone Millie PUP-Date: Patriot PAWS service dog in training moves to next training phase in prison unit

Milestone Millie PUP-Date: Patriot PAWS service dog in training moves to next training phase in prison unit

ROCKWALL, TX (July 9, 2021) Since the last Milestone PUP-date in early April, Patriot PAWS service dog in training, Millie, has made significant progress and moved on to her next phase of training, which is actually held at a Texas prison through the Inmate Trainer partnership Patriot PAWS has with the Texas Department of Criminal […]

Heroes Bridge Memorial Park in Rowlett envisioned to be first of its kind in U.S.

Heroes Bridge Memorial Park in Rowlett envisioned to be first of its kind in U.S.

ROWLETT, TX (June 22, 2021) Third Watch Law Enforcement Motorcycle Club and supporters of the #WalktheBridge movement are looking to bring a one-of-a-kind memorial park to the shores of Lake Ray Hubbard. The 22.5-acre park would be the first of its kind in the country – a place of peaceful reflection and healing for families […]

Virtual Career Fair for Veterans February 11th

Virtual Career Fair for Veterans February 11th

ROCKWALL, TX – February 10, 2021 — DAV & RecruitMilitary will host the Dallas Virtual Career Fair for Veterans tomorrow, Thursday, February 11th from 11am to 3pm Central Time online. This FREE virtual hiring event is open to ALL members of the military community, past and present, as well as military spouses and dependents. RecruitMilitary’s […]

Milestone Millie Pup-Date: Patriot PAWS service dog in training learns cues, explores stores

Milestone Millie Pup-Date: Patriot PAWS service dog in training learns cues, explores stores

ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 27, 2021 – For many, the new year means time to learn new skills and develop good habits. The same goes for Milestone’s favorite pup, Millie, who is not only highly valuable as her training progresses but is also unbelievably cute. Here is a PUP-date on her track to becoming a service dog […]

Rockwall County Commissioners Court honors post-9/11 veterans, Employees of the Quarter

Rockwall County Commissioners Court honors post-9/11 veterans, Employees of the Quarter

ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 26, 2021 — The Rockwall County Commissioners Court recognized post-9/11 veterans in the county with a resolution during its meeting today, Jan. 26th. The resolution honored the 4.7 million veterans who have continued to serve our nation since the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, as well as the 7,054 veterans […]

Terry Fisher American Legion Post 117 celebrates lives of passing members with memorial ceremony

Terry Fisher American Legion Post 117 celebrates lives of passing members with memorial ceremony

ROCKWALL, TX – December 18, 2020 — On Dec. 17, the Terry Fisher American Legion Post 117 held a memorial ceremony to celebrate the lives of its members who passed away this year. The public event was held at the Veterans Memorial outside the Rockwall County Courthouse (1111 E Yellow Jacket Ln.). The passing members’ […]