Rockwall County COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic: ‘I Volunteered And So Should You!’

Rockwall County COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic: ‘I Volunteered And So Should You!’

Editor’s Note: Thank you to Rockwall resident Bill Watts for sharing this Letter to the Editor about volunteering to help at COVID-19 vaccination clinics.  ROCKWALL, TX – February 8, 2021 – I’m Bill Watts and I volunteered to help at a vaccination center in Rockwall, TX. I support Helping Hands Rockwall, a local charity, and read […]

The Whole Package: Young cancer survivor finds way to lift others up through Rockwall Meals on Wheels deliveries

The Whole Package: Young cancer survivor finds way to lift others up through Rockwall Meals on Wheels deliveries

ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 28, 2021 – Evan was a normal 12-year-old who liked running, computers, and friends. One weekend, a visit to a walk-in clinic for stomach pain turned into a diagnosis of acute lymphoblastic leukemia. We knew from the beginning that treatment would last 3 – 3 1/2 years, but we didn’t anticipate […]

Lone Star CASA: Speak up for kids in foster care from your own home

Lone Star CASA: Speak up for kids in foster care from your own home

ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX – Jan. 15, 2021 – Lone Star CASA is calling for community members to step up and advocate for children and families involved in the child welfare system in our local area. “Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic and physical distancing, many of us have been feeling increased stress, anxiety and isolation. Children involved […]

EastTex Regional CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) seeks volunteers

EastTex Regional CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) seeks volunteers

Free, two day training class coming Feb 13 & 20 ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 14, 2021 – Want to help your community in times of need?  EastTex Regional CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) is looking for new members who want to make a difference and help their community in a times of need.  CERT is […]

Rockwall County Helping Hands begins new hours for Assistance & Referral, Health Center

Rockwall County Helping Hands begins new hours for Assistance & Referral, Health Center

ROCKWALL, TX – September 1, 2020 — As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to tighten its grip on the economy, many in the Rockwall community find themselves struggling to pay bills and feed their families. To meet this need, Rockwall County Helping Hands is increasing office hours for Assistance & Referral and the Health Center located […]

Rockwall County Meals on Wheels: the need for essential services grows

Rockwall County Meals on Wheels: the need for essential services grows

“At Meals on Wheels Senior Services of Rockwall County, there is nothing more important than the health and safety of the vulnerable population we serve, and that of our dedicated volunteers, Board of Directors and hard-working staff,” said Margie VerHagen, MOWSS Executive Director. That is why at a time when many local businesses are re-opening, […]

The Big Event: Leadership Rockwall class to host epic day of community service

The Big Event: Leadership Rockwall class to host epic day of community service

Community members encouraged to submit project ideas, sign up to volunteer for a project   The Leadership Rockwall Class of 2020 is hosting the largest one-day service event Rockwall County has ever seen on April 18, 2020. The goal for their class project, called The Big Event, is to amass 1,000 volunteers to participate in […]

Lone Star CASA to Host Volunteer Information Sessions

(ROCKWALL, TX – April 16, 2019) Lone Star CASA will host Information Sessions May 2 and May 6 for persons interested in volunteering with our program. CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) volunteers are appointed by a judge to discover the best possible outcome for abused or neglected children in foster care. It is the goal of […]

Lone Star CASA to Hold Volunteer Information Sessions Jan. 28 and Jan. 31

Lone Star CASA to Hold Volunteer Information Sessions Jan. 28 and Jan. 31

(ROCKWALL, TX — January 7, 2019) Interested in becoming a volunteer for Lone Star CASA? Come out to the information sessions hosted by CASA on Monday, Jan. 28, at the First Presbyterian Church in Forney (12433 FM 1641) and Thursday, Jan. 31, at the Lone Star CASA Office in Rockwall (108 Kenway St.). Both sessions will […]

Lone Star CASA Volunteer Information Sessions set

(ROCKWALL, TX – July 23, 2018) CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) volunteers are appointed by a judge to discover the best possible outcome for abused or neglected children in foster care.  It is the goal of the CASA volunteer that every one of these children is in a safe, permanent home in a timely manner. […]

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