Patriot PAWS Service Dogs receives $14,000 from Ascent Protein

Patriot PAWS Service Dogs receives $14,000 from Ascent Protein

Patriot PAWS Service Dogs, a national nonprofit based in Rockwall that trains and provides service dogs for disabled veterans,  recently received a $14,000 donation from Ascent Protein.  Ascent is a family-owned company based in Denver, Colorado that is well-known in the fitness and sports industry for producing clean, pure, made-in-America protein and pre-workout products. On […]

Rockwall County Commissioners Court honors post-9/11 veterans

Rockwall County Commissioners Court honors post-9/11 veterans

The Rockwall County Commissioners Court recognized the county’s post-9/11 veterans during its meeting on Jan. 28. Around 2,000 post-9/11 veterans reside within the county and continue to serve the community in all areas, including business, government and community service. The court joined Terry Fisher American Legion Post 117 in honoring those veterans with a resolution […]

Rockwall YMCA Celebrates Veterans Week

Rockwall YMCA Celebrates Veterans Week

(ROCKWALL, TX — Nov. 15, 2019) This week, the J.E.R. Chilton YMCA at Rockwall hosted Veterans Week inviting the community to honor and recognize the service and sacrifice of our nation’s military veterans. The Y kicked off the week with a flag folding ceremony on Veterans Day, put on in partnership with the Terry Fisher […]

JER Chilton YMCA at Rockwall Honors Veterans with Flag Folding Ceremony

JER Chilton YMCA at Rockwall Honors Veterans with Flag Folding Ceremony

(ROCKWALL, TX — Nov. 11, 2019) On Veterans Day morning, the J.E.R. Chilton YMCA at Rockwall welcomed city officials, veterans and community members to a flag-folding ceremony in recognition of those who serve and have served in our nation’s military. Put on in partnership with the Terry Fisher American Legion Post 117 in Rockwall, the […]

Rockwall YMCA to host Veterans Week Events, Military Care Package Drive

Rockwall YMCA to host Veterans Week Events, Military Care Package Drive

(ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 5, 2019) The JER Chilton YMCA at Rockwall, located at 1210 N. Goliad in Rockwall, is currently collecting donations in order to send 200 care packages to military personnel ahead of Thanksgiving.  The community is encouraged to stop in with donations and join in on “Packing Day” to help prepare the […]

Nov. 11 Wreath Laying Ceremony to Unveil Newly Installed Engraved Bricks at McLendon-Chisholm Veterans Memorial

(MCLENDON-CHISHOLM, TX – Nov. 5, 2019) On Nov. 11 at 11 a.m., the City of McLendon-Chisholm invites the public to a Veterans Day Wreath Laying Ceremony at the Veterans Memorial located outside of City Hall (1371 W FM 550). The ceremony will give attendees the opportunity to see the new engraved bricks installed at the memorial, […]

Soulman’s Bar-B-Que to Host Breakfast Buffet Benefiting Patriot Paws  

Proceeds from Nov. 2 event to benefit local veterans (ROCKWALL, TX – Oct. 2, 2019) Soulman’s Bar-B-Que will serve up their famous all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet from 7 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 2 at the I-30 Rockwall location, with a portion of sales directly benefiting Patriot PAWS.  Patriot PAWS is a Rockwall-based, national non-profit that trains […]

D-Day for V-Day: Local dentist to provide free dental services to veterans Nov 8

D-Day for V-Day: Local dentist to provide free dental services to veterans Nov 8

(ROCKWALL, TX – Sept. 18, 2019) “This is our third year serving Rockwall veterans. We provided free dental care to 77 deserving veterans last year; we are aiming to beat that in 2019,” said Dr. Stan Lowrance in kicking off the D-Day for V-Day. D-Day (Dental Day) for V-Day (Veterans Day) provides an exam, a cleaning, […]

Patriot PAWS and Dallas Builders Association Host Dedication of Newly Completed Veterans House

Patriot PAWS and Dallas Builders Association Host Dedication of Newly Completed Veterans House

(ROCKWALL, TX – June 3, 2019) Patriot PAWS Service Dogs and The Dallas Builders Association (DBA) celebrated the completion of a newly constructed Veterans House on Friday, May 31st at the Main Campus of Patriot PAWS located at 254 Ranch Trail in Rockwall, TX.  State Representative Justin Holland and City of Rockwall Mayor Jim Pruitt offered […]

American Legion Celebrates 100 Years

American Legion Celebrates 100 Years

(ROCKWALL, TX — March 26, 2019) The oldest nonprofit in Rockwall County – the American Legion Terry Fisher Post 117 – celebrated its 100th birthday and recognized its 21 Texas Boys State/Girls State delegates on Sunday, March 24. Congrats to the following Rockwall High School, Rockwall-Heath High School and Heritage Christian Academy students who will represent […]

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