Lone Star CASA to host Volunteer Information Sessions

(ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX – July 30, 2015) Lone Star CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) is in need of more volunteers to serve the foster children of Rockwall County and Kaufman County. You don’t have to be a lawyer or social worker to be a volunteer.  Volunteers come  from all cultures, professions, and educational backgrounds.  CASA […]

Meals on Wheels honors its volunteers at Appreciation Luncheon

(ROCKWALL, TX – May 15, 2015) Meals On Wheels Senior Services of Rockwall County returned the favor for its many hard-working and committed volunteers and treated them to a hot, delicious meal on Friday, May 15 during the organization’s Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon. It was a way to say thanks for all the meals those individuals  […]

Treasure collecting Rockwall couple is ‘rich’ in heart

Meet Mike and Patricia Keegan, giving back to the community they call home (ROCKWALL, TX – May 5, 2015) Local residents Mike and Patricia Keegan have been around; with jobs that have taken them from different parts of the country and beyond to places such as Guacara, Venezuela, to the nearly 30 years they’ve lived […]

Rockwall County Helping Hands honors volunteers

Volunteers do not necessarily have the time, they just have the heart. (Elizabeth Andrew) (ROCKWALL, TX – April 21, 2015) Volunteers at Rockwall County Helping Hands showed that they absolutely do have heart by donating over 23,440 service hours in 2014 alone.  This outstanding combined volunteer time totaled $301,742 in estimated value for the agency. […]

LoneStar CASA to honor volunteer advocates April 26

Community encouraged to join CASA dinner event (ROCKWALL, TX – April 6, 2015) This April, as we observe National Child Abuse Prevention Month and National Volunteer Week, it’s important to recommit ourselves to ending the vicious cycle of child abuse and to standing up for every child too young to speak for themselves. This month, […]

Rockwall County CERT volunteers ready for emergency

Apply online. Basic Training set for May 2 & 9 ROCKWALL, TX (March 19 2015) The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) of Rockwall County invites all looking to help make their community safer, stronger and better prepared for disasters to join its growing team of volunteers trained in assisting others and helping those in distress […]

Lone Star CASA welcomes new volunteers

ROCKWALL, TX (Feb. 26, 2015) Four new volunteers for Lone Star CASA were sworn in by Judge Brett Hall on February 20. Pictured from left are Steve Lane, Kay Uhlig, Judge Brett Hall, Kendall Pierce and Sherry Walker.  They will now join the Lone Star CASA volunteers serving as Guardians ad Litem and advocating for the […]

Call for Members: Helping Hands Community Circle seeks volunteers

Next meeting March 5th ROCKWALL COUNTY (Feb. 14, 2015) Want to get more involved in supporting your Rockwall community? Consider joining the Helping Hands Auxiliary group this year!   The time commitment is flexible, and volunteers are encouraged to join a committee and participate as they are able. The “Community Circle” is comprised of Rockwall […]

Volunteers are hospital’s lifeblood

ROCKWALL, TX (May 13, 2014) The Rockwall County Hospital Auxiliary is a diverse and devoted group of individuals with a single purpose – to serve others. As volunteers for Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Rockwall, they provide an invaluable service to patients, their families and hospital employees. You may find them greeting family members in the […]

Volunteers keep Rockwall parks beautiful

Spring into action ROCKWALL, TX (May 13, 2014) Become a VIP by signing up for the City of Rockwall Parks and Recreation Department Volunteers in Parks program. VIP is a great opportunity to put your talents and interests to work benefiting your hometown, said Andy Hesser, the city’s Parks & Recreation Manager. “One of our […]