Giving Back

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 …

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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 …

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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, …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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, …

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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 …

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