First Presbyterian to host Blessing of the Animals Oct. 2

First Presbyterian to host Blessing of the Animals Oct. 2

(ROCKWALL, TX — Sept. 13, 2016) First Presbyterian Church of Rockwall, located at 602 White Hills Drive, will hold the Blessing of the Animals on the front lawn of the church, Sunday, Oct. 2, from 2-3:30 p.m. All types of animals are invited!  In past years, Pastor Cheryl Taylor has blessed dogs, cats, chickens and […]

American Legion Post 117 to hold Young Leadership Symposium Sept. 24

American Legion Post 117 to hold Young Leadership Symposium Sept. 24

(ROCKWALL, TX — Aug. 12, 2016) Rockwall’s American Legion, Terry Fisher Post 117, has announced it will hold its second free Young Leadership Symposium in collaboration with Patriot PAWS on Sept. 24. The goal of the free symposium is to bring together veterans and public, private or home schooled high school sophomores and juniors to […]

Rest Haven Memorial Day event to feature patriotic pet parade

Rest Haven Memorial Day event to feature patriotic pet parade

(ROCKWALL, TX — April 20, 2016) Patriot PAWS Service Dogs will bring a special patriotic pet parade to Rest Haven’s Annual Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremony, Concert and Family Day event on Monday, May 30. The Reveille Sisters also return to the Memorial Day event which will take place at Rest Haven Memorial Park’s Celebration Field in Rockwall […]

Veterans to unite with service dogs at Patriot PAWS graduation

Veterans to unite with service dogs at Patriot PAWS graduation

(ROCKWALL, TX — April 8, 2016) There will not be a dry eye in the house on Friday, April 22 during the Patriot PAWS graduation ceremony, when four disabled veterans receive the service dogs that will change their lives forever. Graduation will be held from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Patriot PAWS facility […]

Terry Fisher Post 117 to host American Legion birthday celebration April 10

Terry Fisher Post 117 to host American Legion birthday celebration April 10

(ROCKWALL, TX — April 4, 2016) The Terry Fisher American Legion Post 117 invites the community to celebrate the birthday of the American Legion at the Center in Rockwall (108 East Washington St) on Sunday, April 10, at 1 p.m. The program will feature the outstanding students of the Rockwall community selected to represent Rockwall […]

American Legion Post 117 announces leadership symposium

American Legion Post 117 announces leadership symposium

(ROCKWALL, TX — March 13, 2016) Rockwall’s American Legion, Terry Fisher Post 117, will hold the 2016 Terry Fisher Leadership Symposium in collaboration with Patriot PAWS on Saturday, May 14, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Patriot PAWS facility (254 Ranch Trl). The goal of the symposium is to bring together veterans and up to […]

Veteran’s Day event to celebrate heroes at both ends of the leash

Veteran’s Day event to celebrate heroes at both ends of the leash

(ROCKWALL, TX – Nov 5, 2015) On Wednesday, November 11th from 9 am to 1 pm, Rest Haven Funeral Home in Rockwall will be the site of a Veterans Day event featuring a supply drive to benefit Patriot Paws Service Dogs.  The event will also include a live service dog demonstration by Ret. Col. Keith Young […]

Veteran’s Day event will celebrate heroes at both ends of the leash

Veteran’s Day event will celebrate heroes at both ends of the leash

(ROCKWALL, TX – October 26, 2015) On Wednesday, November 11th from 9 am to 1 pm, Rest Haven Funeral Home in Rockwall will be the site of a Veterans Day event featuring a supply drive to benefit Patriot Paws Service Dogs.  The event will also include a live service dog demonstration by Ret. Col. Keith Young […]

Heath Salon & Spa Holiday Charity Event to benefit Patriot Paws, Lakeside AMBUCS

(HEATH, TX – October 21, 2015) Celebrate the season with Glitter, Glam & Gifts at Heath Salon And Spa​’s Annual Holiday Charity Event, 6-9 pm Thursday, November 5, benefiting Patriot Paws Service Dogs​ & Lakeside Ambucs​. The Blue Ribbon News print edition is delivered free to more than 18,000 homes throughout Rockwall and Heath.  To share […]

Patriot Paws graduation pairs veterans with service dogs

Patriot Paws graduation pairs veterans with service dogs

(ROCKWALL, TX – Oct 5, 2015) Trainers and staff of Rockwall-based Patriot PAWS saw their hard work come to fruition Friday, Oct. 2, when the organization officially united five of its trained service dogs with a group of American veterans during a public Graduation Day ceremony. A standing room only crowd gathered as Patriot PAWS […]