Patriot PAWS Service Dogs presents Spring 2022 Veteran/Service Dog Graduation

Patriot PAWS Service Dogs presents Spring 2022 Veteran/Service Dog Graduation

ROCKWALL, TX (May 26, 2022) – Patriot PAWS Service Dogs will celebrate the placement and graduation of four new Veteran/Service Dog Teams at 1 p.m. Friday, May 27 at their Rockwall Campus, 254 Ranch Trail, Rockwall, TX 75032. On Monday, May 16, 2022, four Veterans began their two-week process of receiving a Service Dog from […]

Message from VROC Director: Major milestone achieved in giving back to veterans, first responders

Message from VROC Director:  Major milestone achieved in giving back to veterans, first responders

ROCKWALL, TX )Dec. 17, 2021  As Director of The VROC – Veterans Resource and Outreach Center, I am pleased to announce the achievement of a major milestone. For YTD 2021, we have exceeded $300,000 dollars worth of “Give Back” directly to our Veterans, First Responders and through our “Good Neighbor” Policy! This amount includes the […]

Highland Meadows Health & Rehab honors resident veterans with a pinning ceremony

Highland Meadows Health & Rehab honors resident veterans with a pinning ceremony

ROCKWALL, TX – November 12, 2021 — On Veterans Day, Highland Meadows Health & Rehab celebrated all of its residents who are veterans with a special pinning ceremony led by Rockwall County Judge David Sweet. Sweet fastened an honorary American flag pin to each resident veteran in attendance, as Highland Meadows staff joined him in […]

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 […]

American Legion Terry Fisher Post 117 invites community to free patriotic concert on Veterans Day

American Legion Terry Fisher Post 117 invites community to free patriotic concert on Veterans Day

ROCKWALL, TX – November 8, 2021 — Join the American Legion Terry Fisher Post 117 in a celebration honoring our veterans on the Downtown Rockwall Square this Veterans Day, Nov. 11. The event begins at 5 p.m. with a proclamation at the Historic Downtown Courthouse, followed by a patriotic concert at 5:30 p.m. at San […]

Rockwall dentist offers free dental care for veterans on Nov. 5

Rockwall dentist offers free dental care for veterans on Nov. 5

ROCKWALL, TX (Nov. 3, 2021) Dr. Stan Lowrance and Lowrance Dental, located at 1350 Summer Lee Drive in Rockwall, TX 75032, will host a free ‘D-Day for V-Day’ dental clinic for local veterans on Friday, Nov. 5, 2021. This all-day event (7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) is a chance for veterans to receive an exam and […]

A badge of Honor nonprofit to host inaugural 1st Responder and Veteran Family Fun Day Dec. 11

A badge of Honor nonprofit to host inaugural 1st Responder and Veteran Family Fun Day Dec. 11

ROCKWALL, TX – November 1, 2021 — Area first responders and veterans are invited to bring their families for a fun day at the Veterans Resource & Outreach Center (4210 Industrial St., Rowlett, TX) on Saturday, Dec. 11. Starting at 10 a.m., the event provides a unique opportunity for first responders, veterans and their families […]

First United Methodist Church hosts drive for local patients urgently needing transfusions

First United Methodist Church hosts drive for local patients urgently needing transfusions

Carter BloodCare asks donors to give blood on behalf of veterans in November ROCKWALL, TX – October 28, 2021 — In recognition of Veterans Day Nov. 11, Carter BloodCare encourages blood donors to give in November in honor and support of U.S. military veterans and active duty service members. This month is also a time […]

Milestone Millie PUP-Date: Patriot PAWS service dog in training moves to next training phase in prison unit

Milestone Millie PUP-Date: Patriot PAWS service dog in training moves to next training phase in prison unit

ROCKWALL, TX (July 9, 2021) Since the last Milestone PUP-date in early April, Patriot PAWS service dog in training, Millie, has made significant progress and moved on to her next phase of training, which is actually held at a Texas prison through the Inmate Trainer partnership Patriot PAWS has with the Texas Department of Criminal […]

Heroes Bridge Memorial Park in Rowlett envisioned to be first of its kind in U.S.

Heroes Bridge Memorial Park in Rowlett envisioned to be first of its kind in U.S.

ROWLETT, TX (June 22, 2021) Third Watch Law Enforcement Motorcycle Club and supporters of the #WalktheBridge movement are looking to bring a one-of-a-kind memorial park to the shores of Lake Ray Hubbard. The 22.5-acre park would be the first of its kind in the country – a place of peaceful reflection and healing for families […]

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