Memorial monument for first responders and veterans dying of suicide to be dedicated in Rockwall

Memorial monument for first responders and veterans dying of suicide to be dedicated in Rockwall

Worcester, MA (July 11, 2024) — Death by suicide is probably the most tragic and traumatic aspect of mental health crisis. Suicide leaves a permanent void in the lives of the people whose loved one has chosen this to be the end of their life. This is true for anyone affected by suicide, but perhaps […]

Local veterans to receive Quilt of Valor at special ceremony on July 20

Local veterans to receive Quilt of Valor at special ceremony on July 20

Royse City, TX (July 9, 2024) – Royse City Medical Lodge and the Royse City American Legion Post 100 are honored to host a special Quilt of Valor ceremony on Saturday, July 20 at 2:00 p.m. recognizing five local veterans for their service. Recipients include three residents of Fate and two current residents of the Royse […]

‘Independence Day in Heath’ parade opens at 9AM July 4 with veterans ceremony

‘Independence Day in Heath’ parade opens at 9AM July 4 with veterans ceremony

HEATH, TX (June 5, 2024) The City of Heath will celebrate freedom on July 4 with its annual parade and an opening ceremony honoring the community’s veterans and active military. The ceremony will take place at 9 a.m. in front of City Hall and feature a live barbershop quartet. Complimentary popsicles and cold drinks will […]

Patriot PAWS Service Dogs join forces with Carry The Load for 2024 Memorial May Relay March

Patriot PAWS Service Dogs join forces with Carry The Load for 2024 Memorial May Relay March

Rockwall, TX (May 21, 2024) – Patriot PAWS Service Dogs joins forces with Carry The Load, once again, as Nonprofit Partner to honor the sacrifices of our nation’s military, Veterans, first responders, and their families.  As an active Nonprofit Partner, Patriot PAWS will be participating in Carry The Load’s 2024 Memorial May National Relay and […]

Rockwall-based Patriot PAWS presents Spring 2024 Veteran/Service Dog Graduation

Rockwall-based Patriot PAWS presents Spring 2024 Veteran/Service Dog Graduation

ROCKWALL, TX (March 22, 2024) – Patriot PAWS Service Dogs will celebrate the placement and graduation of four new Veteran/Service Dog Teams at 1 p.m. Friday, March 22 at their Rockwall campus, 254 Ranch Trail, Rockwall, TX 75032. On Monday, March 11, 2024, four United States Veterans began their two-week process of receiving a Service […]

JER Chilton YMCA honors veterans with memorable Veterans Day ceremony

JER Chilton YMCA honors veterans with memorable Veterans Day ceremony

Rockwall, TX (November 10, 2023) – This morning, JER Chilton YMCA’s annual Veterans Day ceremony was held with community members, leaders, YMCA staff and board members in attendance for the purpose of honoring all those who served. While Veterans Day is traditionally recognized on November 11, today’s ceremony seemed fitting with the birthday of the […]

Rockwall Rotary features panel discussion with local veterans, mayors of Rockwall, McLendon-Chisholm and Fate

Rockwall Rotary features panel discussion with local veterans, mayors of Rockwall, McLendon-Chisholm and Fate

Rockwall, TX (November 10, 2023) – Veteran service often carries over into the public and private sector after uniforms are carefully pressed and put away. This strong call to serve can be innate but also developed during military service. That in mind, the Rockwall Rotary featured three local veterans, also Mayors, at this week’s meeting. […]

Uniforms Worn for the Fight for Freedom

Uniforms Worn for the Fight for Freedom

Rockwall, TX (July 3, 2023) – On July 4, 1776, a huge event took place after the American Revolution that we celebrate as a federal holiday.  The Second Continental Congress unanimously adapted the Declaration of Independence, drafted by Thomas Jefferson, announcing the colonies separation from Great Britain. The United States of America has been involved […]

Patriot Paws helps veterans and others regain independence one dog at a time

Patriot Paws helps veterans and others regain independence one dog at a time

Rockwall, TX (June 23, 2023) – Last month, an emotional and joyous event occurred placing American heroes with four-legged heroes through the devotion of Rockwall non-profit, Patriot PAWS Service Dogs. Arriving at this Service Dog Team graduation, you become immediately aware that this is a special occasion. Greeted with an upbeat, patriotic atmosphere you can’t […]

PUP-Date: What’s up with Millie, Patriot PAWS service dog in training

PUP-Date: What’s up with Millie, Patriot PAWS service dog in training

ROCKWALL, TX (Feb. 2, 2023) If you haven’t yet… meet Millie! A 2 & a half year old Labrador Retriever who is nearing the end of her training with Patriot PAWS. Blue Ribbon News has followed along with Millie’s journey since the beginning as a precious puppy through PUP-dates from her sponsor, Milestone Home Service […]

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