Giving Back to Gabriel Acuna

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Giving Back to Gabriel Acuna

Help with astronomical medical bills. Gabriel is the son of Chris and Debbie Acuna- Chris plays on one of our many teams in Dawg Nation. Gabriel was born in 2011, and has required several surgeries to help correct problems… Read More

Giving Back to Steve Boex

Help after a serious injury. Steve is a family man, and is married with several children. He plays in the RMHL league alongside several Dawg Nation players. In a regular adult league game in December of 2011, Steve… Read More

Giving Back to Ken Flowers

Help with expenses following an injury. Ken plays in an over 40 league – the SDOHL in Lakewood, Colorado. In an unfortunate on-ice accident, in November of 2011 Ken lost an edge while skating towards the boards. He… Read More

Giving Back to Tim Kmetz

Help with hospital bills. Timmy Kmetz is one of the goaltending anchors of Dawg Nation, and a survivor of cancer that nearly cost him a leg when he was a teenager in Minnesota. Last year, Timmy received a… Read More

Giving Back to Danny Packard

Help for an inspiration. Danny joined our original Junkyard Dawgs team as a teenager, and is still going strong now at the age of 26. We’ve watched him become a man, get married, and just recently, welcome his… Read More

Giving Back to Dennis Tennant

Help with medical expenses after an injury. In the spring of 2011, Dennis was returning from a pond hockey tournament near Ft. Collins, CO when he suffered a stroke and a closed head injury at the wheel, ultimately… Read More

Giving Back to Dan Hohenstein

Help with medical bills. Dan, or “Hoagie”, as he’s known throughout the hockey community, is our first referee to receive a grant from Dawg Nation. Hoagie a letter carrier away from the ice, and was hit by a… Read More

Giving Back to Dennis Heaton

Help with rehabilitation expenses after an injury. During the spring of 2010, while playing in a different league, Dennis crashed feet-first into the boards at South Suburban Ice Arena. He shattered his ankle in many places, resulting in a… Read More

Giving Back to Andy Gerrie

Help with ongoing medical expenses. Andy has one of the longest tenures with Dawg Nation- he has been with the organization for the past seven years. He skates at forward on Dawgs II, and has played a key… Read More