Record ten grand of ‘Crawfish Cash’ raised for Rockwall kids with special needs

Record ten grand of ‘Crawfish Cash’ raised for Rockwall kids with special needs

ROCKWALL, TX (April 28, 2022) The threat of rain did not keep mudbug lovers from turning out in droves to the 10th Annual Crawfish Fest at The Harbor, hosted by Dodie’s Cajun Diner. The record-breaking event held April 24th raised more than $10,000 for the J.E.R. Chilton YMCA at Rockwall Angel Camp program for kids […]

Good Neighbor: We can learn a lot from Lance

Good Neighbor: We can learn a lot from Lance

ROCKWALL, TX (April 25, 2022) Meet 7th generation Rockwall resident Robert Lance Miller – called Lance, after his great uncle, Lance Holland. He captured the attention of Blue Ribbon News when his mom, Katy Miller, shared the photo above on Facebook after he announced, “Guys, I’m going to do a little light reading before dinner.” […]

Community welcome for free Lunch & Learn event on Fire Safety in the Home

Community welcome for free Lunch & Learn event on Fire Safety in the Home

ROCKWALL, TX (April 5, 2022) The community is welcome as Rockwall Fire Chief Kenneth Cullins presents a FREE Lunch & Learn program called ‘Fire Safety in the Home’ from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, April 21 at the JER Chilton YMCA at Rockwall. The event will be held in the Y’s Conference Room and a […]

Free Lunch & Learn program to address ‘Current Rockwall Scams’

Free Lunch & Learn program to address ‘Current Rockwall Scams’

ROCKWALL, TX (March 15, 2022) Don’t let the thieves get lucky! This St. Patrick’s Day, you are invited to a free Lunch and Learn program hosted by the JER Chilton YMCA at Rockwall, presented by Detective J. Page of the Rockwall Police Department. Detective Page will address current Rockwall scams – – how to identify […]

Crawfish Fest returns to Rockwall Harbor April 24

Crawfish Fest returns to Rockwall Harbor April 24

Annual event at Dodie’s Cajun Diner benefits YMCA’s Angel Camp for kids with special needs ROCKWALL, TX (Feb. 22, 2022) Peak mudbug season is coming and that can only mean one thing – save the date for the All-You-Can-Eat Crawfish Fest at the Rockwall Harbor, benefiting J.E.R. Chilton YMCA’s Angel Camp for children with special […]

Rockwall triathletes take Polar Plunge into Lake Ray Hubbard today to benefit YMCA

Rockwall triathletes take Polar Plunge into Lake Ray Hubbard today to benefit YMCA

ROCKWALL, TX (Jan. 16, 2022) Members of the Rockwall Triathlon Club, a local group comprising more than 100 endurance athletes, gathered this morning at the Rockwall Harbor lighthouse to take a Polar Plunge into the chilly waters of Lake Ray Hubbard. With temperatures in the low 30s and a north wind, the “feels like temp” […]

Rockwall is among several YMCA Metropolitan Dallas branch locations hosting holiday donation drives

Rockwall is among several YMCA Metropolitan Dallas branch locations hosting holiday donation drives

Angel trees and toy drives will take place at Y branches across the North Texas DALLAS, TX (Dec. 7, 2021) – The YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas will be hosting Angel Trees and toy drives throughout the holiday season to help North Texans in need have gifts for their families at Christmas. The YMCA is providing an […]

Rockwall County’s Property Fraud Alert Service is focus of YMCA’s next Lunch & Learn event

Rockwall County’s Property Fraud Alert Service is focus of YMCA’s next Lunch & Learn event

ROCKWALL, TX (Nov. 29, 2021) Rockwall County Clerk Jennifer Fogg will present valuable information about Rockwall County’s new Property Fraud Alert Service during a free Lunch & Learn event from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 15 at the JER Chilton YMCA, 1210 N. Goliad in Rockwall. All community members are welcome and lunch will […]

Joy Full: Seniors in need to enjoy Thanksgiving feast thanks to Rockwall YMCA members

Joy Full: Seniors in need to enjoy Thanksgiving feast thanks to Rockwall YMCA members

ROCKWALL, TX (Nov. 23, 2021) Yesterday, several senior clients of Meals on Wheels were delighted to receive Thanksgiving turkeys and all the ingredients needed to prepare delicious side dishes, thanks to food donations collected by members of the JER Chilton YMCA at Rockwall. As part of the their annual community food drive, the YMCA reached […]

Veterans Ceremony set for Thursday morning at Rockwall YMCA

Veterans Ceremony set for Thursday morning at Rockwall YMCA

ROCKWALL, TX (Nov. 10, 2021) The Terry Fisher Fisher American Legion Post 117 will host a Veterans Day ceremony at 8 a.m. Thursday morning at the JER Chilton YMCA at Rockwall, 1210 N. Goliad. The Rockwall Police Department Color Guard will present the flag. Trumpeter Abraham Smith of Rockwall High School will play “The Star-Spangled […]

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