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 […]

Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management seeks Public Education Volunteers

Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management seeks Public Education Volunteers

ROCKWALL, TX (May 24, 2021) Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management is looking for enthusiastic volunteers to attend public events and educate Rockwall County residents on emergency preparedness. Topics include services we offer like Nixle emergency messaging, training like “Stop the Bleed,” opportunities like joining a CERT team, and steps individuals can take to prepare […]

New Lone Star CASA volunteers sworn in

New Lone Star CASA volunteers sworn in

ROCKWALL, TX – March 18, 2021 – Lone Star CASA had five new CASA advocates sworn in on March 17 by Judge Brett Hall in Rockwall. Lone Star CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) trains volunteers to advocate for children in foster care in Kaufman and Rockwall counties.  Helping Hearts are family members of volunteers who […]

Volunteers sought to assist with COVID-19 mass vaccination operations in Rockwall County

Volunteers sought to assist with COVID-19 mass vaccination operations in Rockwall County

ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 29, 2021 – In anticipation of receiving large amounts of the vaccine as early as next week, Rockwall County Emergency Management, in coordination with Helping Hands, continues to look for volunteers to assist with Covid-19 mass vaccination operations. At this time, we are looking to determine volunteers’ availability. This is not […]

Volunteers requested for Fair Park Volunteer Day Sept. 12

Volunteers requested for Fair Park Volunteer Day Sept. 12

DALLAS – Fair Park First and Spectra, the public-private partnership charged with managing Fair Park, is hosting Fair Park Volunteer Day on Saturday, September 12 from 8 a.m. until noon at Fair Park. People interested in participating in this family-friendly volunteer opportunity can sign up online at www.fairpark.org/volunteer. A lot goes into maintaining and enhancing […]

Lone Star CASA welcomes new 14 new child advocates

Lone Star CASA welcomes new 14 new child advocates

(ROCKWALL, TX – June 22, 2020) Fourteen new child advocates for Lone Star CASA were sworn over the past two weeks by Judge Brett Hall. Lone Star CASA (Court appointed Special Advocate) trains volunteers to advocate for children in foster care in Kaufman and Rockwall counties. Volunteers complete 30+ hours of training and must be […]

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