Giving Back

Giving Back to Dane Jensen

Help with medical expenses. In July of 2012 Dane Jensen was injured during a men’s league game in Centennial, Colorado, breaking both ankles. Since then, he’s had four surgeries, an emergency procedure related to the …

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Giving Back to Mark Miquelon

Help to recover from a disaster. Mark Miquelon lives near Colorado Springs, and plays adult hockey in that area. The game is a family affair for the Miquelons- his wife and kids also strap on …

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Giving Back to the Karas Family

Assistance after a tragic event. In June 2013, Jeff Karas lost his long battle with cancer, leaving behind a lovely wife Heather and two beautiful children, Michael and Marina. Jeff had a strong connection with …

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Giving Back to Dustin McGuinness

Support after a severe brain injury. In February of 2009, when he was 15 years old, Dustin McGuinness suffered a severe brain injury while playing a hockey tournament in Durango, Colorado. He spent several months in …

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Giving Back to the Skulborstad Family

Help after a tragic event. In May of 2013, the worst thing that can possibly happen to a parent occurred, when Leif and Vikki Skulborstad lost their beautiful two year old daughter Carli to a …

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Giving Back to Shannon Lusso

Support after an unexpected injury. Shannon Lusso was dancing at a club one evening and was hit by an out of control patron. When he struck her, she fell to the ground hitting her head …

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Giving Back to Keith Horstman

Help with medical expenses. Keith has been playing hockey most of his life, and is a fixture on Tuesday and Thursday nights in the SDOHL, which is an over-40 league at the Foothills Ice Arena. …

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Giving Back to Bob Wolff

Help with uncovered medical expenses. Bob began his hockey career just two years ago. He is 62 years old and always wanted to play, but he never had the opportunity. Then the desire to begin …

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Giving Back to Shawn Leonard

Help after major heart surgery. A longtime hockey player in several local leagues, Shawn has recently gone through major heart surgery, but now is on the road to recovery. He hopes to play again by the …

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Giving Back to Cody Beekman 2012

Assistance after a tragic accident. Cody Beekman is everything that Dawg Nation is all about. On Halloween in 2011, Cody’s car was struck by a drunk driver, and he was paralyzed from the chest down. …

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Giving Back to Kim McLeod

Support with medical expenses. Kim McLeod was a long time coach in the Arvada Hockey Association, and had been waging the good fight against cancer for the past several years. Kim became part of the …

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Giving Back to Ken Rose

Help after a disaster. Ken Rose is 63, and a long time adult league player in Colorado Springs. In the summer of 2012, Ken lost his home and most of his belongings in the Waldo …

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