Paddle boarding for Patriot PAWS

Paddle boarding for Patriot PAWS

(ROCKWALL, TX — March 23, 2018) There are those who will stand up for a good cause, and then there’s Aaron Gonzalez, a 32-year-old Austin, Texas native who will undertake a 400+ mile stand up paddle board journey in support of Rockwall-based nonprofit Patriot PAWS Service Dogs. Gonzalez will launch this intense adventure dubbed “Paddle […]

Cleared to Land charity golf tourney raises funds for Patriots Paws

Cleared to Land charity golf tourney raises funds for Patriots Paws

(ROCKWALL, TX — February 7, 2018) Business Jet Center hosted its 5th Annual, Cleared to Land on the Green Charity Golf Tournament on November 10, 2017. A record breaking $45,000 was raised on a picture-perfect day and donated to Folds of Honor and Patriot Paws Service Dogs. Both charities assist families of military veterans by […]

McLendon-Chisholm city council approves Veterans Memorial Monument

McLendon-Chisholm city council approves Veterans Memorial Monument

(ROCKWALL, TX — January 23, 2018) Mindy Lovell & Robert Steinhagen, co-chairs of the McLendon-Chisholm Veterans Memorial for the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), presented a donation for the City to allocate an area on the grounds of City Hall. This noble donation is for a Veterans Memorial Monument to honor all of America’s […]

Royse City American Legion helps distribute meals to veterans in need

(ROYSE CITY, TX – Dec. 23, 2017) Recently the Military Heritage Museum of North Texas heard of the opportunity to purchase FEMA overstock meals for pennies on the dollar. The Museum, which is run by British military veteran Mark Witham, wanted to use the opportunity to provide veterans who were homeless or who may be […]

Wall of Honor

Wall of Honor

Community recognizes war veterans   (ROCKWALL, TX — November 2, 2017) On the wall across from the theater room at Liberty Heights Gracious Retirement Living hang honorary plaques for each of the residents who served in the military, surrounding two words that embody their sacrifice for our country: “Our Heroes.” This is the Wall of […]

Breakfast and Benefits to Honor the Brave

Breakfast and Benefits to Honor the Brave

(ROCKWALL, TX – Oct. 18, 2017) Rest Haven Funeral Home & Memorial Park, located at 2500 East Highway 66 in Rockwall, welcomes veterans to a FREE Veteran’s Day Breakfast at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 9. Enjoy a savory morning breakfast listening to music from the 40’s. Feel free to tour our new Field of Honor […]

Rep. Ratcliffe encourages constituents to supports enhancing services for veterans

Rep. Ratcliffe encourages constituents to supports enhancing services for veterans

(ROCKWALL, TX — Feb. 21, 2017) Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) supported the passage of legislation last week to enhance services for veterans seeking assistance with compensation claims. The WINGMAN Act (H.R. 512) passed the U.S. House without opposition and was sent to the U.S. Senate. The WINGMAN Act would boost the ability of caseworkers in […]

Rest Haven, Lakeshore Civil Air Patrol to host National Wreaths Across America event

Donations, volunteers needed (ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 18, 2016) Rest Haven Memorial Park in Rockwall will again join with the Lakeshore Civil Air Patrol to host the annual Wreaths Across America Day at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 17 at Rest Haven.  Wreaths Across America is a nonprofit organization that works to continue and promote the annual […]

Veterans invited to ride in special float at Heath’s July 4th parade

Veterans invited to ride in special float at Heath’s July 4th parade

(HEATH, TX — June 27, 2016) For a patriotic hometown American experience, join the festivities at the City of Heath’s Annual Independence Day Parade on Monday, July 4. Parade entry awards will be presented during a patriotic celebration immediately after the parade in Towne Center Park featuring a live barbershop quartet and free popsicles and […]

Soaring to New Heights

Liberty Heights residents fly Terrell skies in restored war plane (ROCKWALL, TX – June 23, 2016) Ageless Aviation Dreams Foundation recently provided a group of seven Rockwall senior citizens with the thrill of a lifetime that left them on cloud nine – literally. Liberty Heights Gracious Retirement Living residents Bob McKinney, Dorie Stanley, Kevin Wall, […]

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