Giving Back

Giving Back to Todd Smith

Fighting hard… Todd Smith was diagnosed with Cholangiocarcinoma in December 2018. He’s in the advanced stages of cancer but is fighting hard. Todd is the sole custodial father of two beautiful, ambitious and strong daughters Tatianna (age 20)… Read More

Giving Back to Derek Cahill

Injured on the ice… Derek is an avid hockey player, playing for the Frisky Squirrels at the Edge as well as other area teams. The hockey community means the world to Derek. He learned how to skate and… Read More

Giving Back to Rob Holdaway

Quite a night… Quite a night at the Ice Ranch as we enjoyed being part of the annual NAIOP Winter Classic charity event. Dawg Nation’s Cappy, Todd Gehrke and Jan Hejda all laced em’ up, but the highlight… Read More

Giving Back to Jason Shepperly

A special day… A pretty special day here for all of us at Dawg Nation as we got to present the final check to Jason “Shep” Shepperly and his lovely wife Ashley, surprising them yet again with a… Read More

Giving Back to David Jacober

David Jacober is no average hockey fan. Growing up in St Louis, David is the son of legendary St Louis sports broadcaster Ron Jacober, and has literally been a St Louis Blues fan his entire life. After serving… Read More

Giving Back to Lee Giroux

Last month Westminster firefighter Lee Giroux played in the annual Craig Moilanen Cup at the Edge, a tourney that aids the family of fallen firefighter, Craig Moilanen. During the tourney Lee took a slap shot to the face… Read More

Giving Back to Jeff Rodell

Jack was diagnosed with… Jeff and Krystalyn Rodell have 3 awesome young children. Nine months ago their daughter Emerson joined her older brothers Reid, who is 2, and Jack, who is 4 – correction, “4 and a half”… Read More

Giving Back to Chris Stockert

A lifetime hockey player… It was a spectacular day at Family Sports as the Arapahoe Hockey community allowed us to be part of an emotional tribute to Chris Stockert. Chris was a long time Arapahoe Hockey coach, teammate,… Read More

Giving Back to Lucas O’Connor

  A collision on the ice… Another highlight at the Dawg Bowl was the opportunity to recognize Lucas O’Connor as one of our recent recipients. Lucas is a hard working college student who referees hockey games as a… Read More

Giving Back to Tanner Doty

An incident on the ice… Tanner Doty is a local hockey player and coach. During a game, he had trouble breathing and went to the locker room with shortness of breath. Paramedics were called and at first it… Read More