Lone Star CASA receives fall pumpkin donation for Rockwall, Kaufman County children

Lone Star CASA receives fall pumpkin donation for Rockwall, Kaufman County children

ROCKWALL, TX (Nov. 17, 2022) Lone Star CASA hosted a pumpkin drive this past month for children in Rockwall & Kaufman County involved in the child welfare system. The drive was successful, and the community provided pumpkins & decorating kits to CASA, which allowed the kids to participate in painting & decorating pumpkins with their […]

Lone Star CASA celebrates volunteers’ years of service in Rockwall & Kaufman counties

Lone Star CASA celebrates volunteers’ years of service in Rockwall & Kaufman counties

ROCKWALL, TX (Sept. 27, 2022) – Lone Star CASA recently celebrated Sharon Chapman, Sarah Gray, Ellen Hairston, Phyllis Hulse, Julie Klutts, Doug Pritchard, and Betty Shupp for their multiple years of service to children in the foster care system in Rockwall and Kaufman Counties. Since its inception, Lone Star CASA and its team of volunteers […]

Community members sworn in as volunteers with Lone Star CASA

Community members sworn in as volunteers with Lone Star CASA

ROCKWALL, TX (July 26, 2022) – On July 15 at the Rockwall County Courthouse, The Honorable Judge Brett Hall officially swore in four new CASA volunteers. Also known as Court Appointed Special Advocates, these volunteers will work with Lone Star CASA to advocate for children and families involved in the foster care system in Rockwall […]

Rockwall Meals on Wheels honors volunteers, recognizes ‘Hometown Heroes’

Rockwall Meals on Wheels honors volunteers, recognizes ‘Hometown Heroes’

ROCKWALL, TX (May 2, 2022) Meals on Wheels Senior Services of Rockwall County recently hosted a Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon to honor its many volunteers who give selflessly of their time and energy to help improve health, reduce isolation and promote independent living for the elderly and disabled in our community, week in and week out. […]

Rockwall County Helping Hands recognizes volunteers during Starfish Awards, Luncheon

Rockwall County Helping Hands recognizes volunteers during Starfish Awards, Luncheon

ROCKWALL, TX (May 2, 2022) Volunteers are the lifeblood of the Rockwall County Helping Hands organization, and during Volunteer Appreciation Month in April, the nonprofit celebrated the caring, gifted people who selflessly give their time and energy to provide help and hope to neighbors in need. Did you know that in 2021 volunteers contributed over […]

Seven community members sworn in as CASA volunteers with Lone Star CASA

Seven community members sworn in as CASA volunteers with Lone Star CASA

ROCKWALL, TX (Nov. 24, 2021)  Last Friday afternoon at the Rockwall County Courthouse, the Honorable Judge Brett Hall officially swore in seven new CASA volunteers. Also known as Court Appointed Special Advocates, these amazing volunteers will work with Lone Star CASA to advocate for children and families involved in the foster care system in Rockwall […]

EastTex Regional CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) to host training class, seeks volunteers

EastTex Regional CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) to host training class, seeks volunteers

ROCKWALL, TX (Sept. 20, 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 an organization through FEMA to help train and organize communities at the […]

City of Heath Board/Commission Update: Long-term volunteers honored, new members appointed

City of Heath Board/Commission Update: Long-term volunteers honored, new members appointed

HEATH, TX (August 26, 2021) Heath Mayor Kelson Elam and the Council honored long-time volunteers (from left to right) Mark King, Park Board Chairman, Vicki Wallace, HEDC/HMBC Vice President, and Clinton Howie, Planning and Zoning Commission Chairman, upon the conclusion of their tenures of service to the City. Each leader was presented with a proclamation […]

Lone Star CASA welcomes six new volunteer advocates

Lone Star CASA welcomes six new volunteer advocates

ROCKWALL, TX (July 21, 2021) Lone Star CASA welcomed six new CASA advocates today, sworn in by Judge Brett Hall in Rockwall. Lone Star CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) trains volunteers to advocate for children in the foster care system in Kaufman and Rockwall counties.  Volunteers must be at least 21 years of age, pass background […]

EastTex Regional CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) to host training class, seeks volunteers

EastTex Regional CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) to host training class, seeks volunteers

ROCKWALL, TX (June 12, 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 an organization through FEMA to help train and organize communities at the […]

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