Media & Sponsors

PHDS Sponsors

We are so thankful to those who have given so generously to our cause. This shows the true spirit and faith of Dripping Springs and once again, confirms that this town is exactly the perfect location for our flagship Patriots' Hall.  We are breaking ground!

Legacy Sponsors

(donation of $100,000 +)

Hank & Lyssa Seale

Susan Moulton

Kyle & Kathryn Chandler

Nelson Puett Foundation

DeJoria Foundation - Peace Love and Happiness

Founding Sponsors

(donation of $10,000.00 +)

JB & Kelly Kolodzey


Jeff & Kristen Wells

Hal & Betty Meyer

The LeFevre Family - Ghost Hill Ranch

Bill & Susan Banowsky - Sky Cinema

Randy & Betsy Van Camp

Dell Technologies

Karen & Doug Fowler

Gary Keller & Mary Pfluger

Kathy Oliver

Robert Moon

Dripping Springs Lions Club

Matthew & Lina Flake

Scott & Tana Gordon

Herzstein Charitable Foundation

Judge Jim & Maripat Powers

Mike & Maggie Castleman

Jaguar Land Rover Austin

VFW Post 2933 of Dripping Springs

Artie & Bodie Hudson

Burdine Johnson Foundation

Diane & Ronnie Herrington

Harold W. Leung & Yim Yee Kwan

Darwin Harrison

Debra & John Gilluly

Rex Baker

American Legion Post 290 of Dripping Springs

Knights of Columbus, Council #11695

Jeff & April Diehl

Leon & Joan Thomas

Good Bourbon For A Good Cause (Garrison Brothers)

Tecovas Sponsor Logo

Rotary Club of Dripping Springs

Tito's Handmade Vodka

Christopher Law Firm

Texas Regional Bank

Texas Regional Bank logo

Michael & Erin Caldwell, LCSW

New Chapter Therapy Logo

Special Forces Charitable Trust

Kara & Rick Green

To learn more about PHDS partnership benefits and becoming a Founding Sponsor, email Kathryn at

$5,000+ Sponsorship Level

Frances Vestal

Leif & Jenna Babin

Sonny Allen

Peter & Janice Englehart

Don Ray George

Pedernales Electric Cooperative (PEC)

Richard & Karen Goodin

Patricia H. Burns

Front Line Advisory Group

$2,500+ Sponsorship Level

Gary & Sandy Hale

Mark & Lisa Sewell

Life Dripping Springs

Special Thanks

Michelle and Phillip Hoggatt of Carved Stone

For donating the beautiful custom carved stone recognition awards.

Dripping Springs City Council

For waiving the permit fees associated with the project and getting us closer to our goals.

Marsh & Mihaly Marketing

For donating digital marketing services and passionately magnifying our voice.

Carlene Wegmann Todd

For updating and maintaining the PHDS website

Stephanie and Thomas Lengel, Postilion Graphics

For incredible generosity with printing needs and sponsoring KDRP ads

Doucet Engineers

For their continued time, talent and generosity

PHDS in the Media

AMERICAN VETERAN  Episode 4: The Reckoning

JR Martinez is a PHDS Advisory Board Member and the narrator of the PBS 4 part documentary series AMERICAN VETERAN American Veteran documentary series

Exploring Life & Business with Daniel Vargas of Operation TRIAGE

Daniel Vargas is a PHDS Advisory Board Member

(November 16, 2021)

Voyage Austin Daniel Vargas Interview

Patriots Hall of Dripping Springs: A Place for Veterans

Kevin Connor talks with Kathryn Chandler and Mary Jane Hetrick, two of the founding board members of PHDS

Kevin Connor (November 12, 2021) Sun Radio Regional Report

Sun Radio Interview 11.12.21

PHDS Board Member named "Best Volunteer in Dripping Springs"

Congratulations Mary Jane!

Mary Jane Hetrick Best Volunteer

PHDS Hosts Concert, Live Auction Thanking Legacy and Founding Sponsors

Staff Report (July 15, 2021) Dripping Springs Century News

Dripping Springs Century News Article

The Pandemic Has Added To Food Insecurity Among Military Families

Carson Frame (April 27, 2021) Texas Public Radio

Texas Public radio Article


Military suicides in COVID era hit a new high


SA Express News Article - Military suicides in COVID era


Why Veterans Make Great Entrepreneurs

Luis Jorge Rios (September 9, 2020) article


Patriots' Hall Eyes Fall Groundbreaking

Nicholas Cicale & Olivia Aldridge (August 2020) Community Impact, E-Edition, page 15



VA Prepares for Increased Risk of Suicide With COVID-19 Isolation

Stephen Spotswood  (Jun 8, 2020)


Patriot's Hall veterans retreat could break ground this fall in Dripping Springs

Nicholas Cicale (


A 96-Year-Old Veteran Was Near Death. Then He Met His Social Worker.

Ali Watkins (May 25, 2020) The New York Times

Patriot’s Hall of Dripping Springs will offer veterans a space all their own

Olivia Aldridge (March 23, 2020) Community Impact Newspaper

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