Patriot PAWS to host service dog graduation at prison

Patriot PAWS to host service dog graduation at prison

(ROCKWALL, TX – April 25, 2017) Patriot PAWS Service Dogs, in partnership with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ), will hold their Spring 2017 Graduation ceremony at the Christina Melton Crain Unit/Sycamore Satellite in Gatesville, TX at 10 a.m. Friday, April 28.  For the female offenders assigned to the Patriot PAWS Prison Training Program/Crain […]

WWII veteran to celebrate 100th birthday by giving back

WWII veteran to celebrate 100th birthday by giving back

(ROCKWALL, TX — Feb. 28, 2017) When he was a young boy growing up in Arkansas, WWII Army veteran Sgt. Nick Nichols was asked what he wanted to do when he grew up.  His answer was, “Live to be 100!”  Sgt. Nick, now of Plano, Texas, will have done just that on March 20th when […]

Dog beds available to community as part of Patriot Paws fundraiser

(ROCKWALL, TX – Dec. 22, 2016) Patriot PAWS Service Dogs, based in Rockwall, announces an end-of-year fundraiser offering new, quality dog beds to the community. “We are extremely grateful to a very generous, local manufacturer who has donated hundreds of new dog beds to Patriot PAWS Service Dogs to use as an end-of-year fundraiser,” said […]

Veterans reunite with service dogs at Patriot PAWS graduation

Veterans reunite with service dogs at Patriot PAWS graduation

(ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 18, 2016) Actions speak louder than words, particularly when it comes to honoring those who have sacrificed to serve our country. Perhaps no one understands this better than the folks at Patriot PAWS, who celebrated the graduation of five veterans and their service dogs on Veterans Day, Nov. 11. U.S. Army […]

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 […]