MyBillofRights.org’s News and Updates

Home  »  MyBillofRights.org’s News and Updates (Page 3)

Five Years In A Row!

May 7, 2014 Comments Off on Five Years In A Row! Chris Bliss

MyBillofRights.org has received our fifth consecutive annual grant from Newman's Own Foundation.* The funds will be used for general operating expenses as well as outreach for our new effort at the Oklahoma Capitol.   We are proud and gratified to have the continuing support of this outstanding organization.   *About Newman's Own Foundation Paul Newman was committed to helping ...

Continue Reading

Oklahoma Senate Approves SB 1159

Mar 1, 2014 No Comments ›› Chris Bliss

After outreach from MyBillofRights.org and with the sponsorship of State Senator Patrick Anderson (R-Enid) the Oklahoma State Senate unanimously passed SB 1159 authorizing a privately funded monument of the Bill of Rights at the Oklahoma State Capitol. The measure will now be considered by the Oklahoma House.

Continue Reading

Actor Gary Sinise Visits The Bill of Rights Monument

Apr 9, 2013 No Comments ›› Chris Bliss

Academy Award nominee Gary Sinise took time out on a recent visit to Phoenix to visit the Bill of Rights Monument at the Arizona Capitol. Sinise met with a class fifth graders at the site, touring the monument and leading an informal class about the importance of the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. Sinise ...

Continue Reading

Kincannon Studios – Our Design Team

Mar 20, 2013 Comments Off on Kincannon Studios – Our Design Team Chris Bliss

Ultimately our mission’s ability to inspire depends on the vision and integrity of each design. We are truly grateful for the level of commitment and excellence demonstrated by Kincannon Studios of Austin, Texas, who has been our projects consultant, design developer, and sculpture studio since 2005. The team of Joseph and Holly Kincannon is that rare ...

Continue Reading

Newman’s Own Foundation Continues Their Support

Feb 28, 2013 Comments Off on Newman’s Own Foundation Continues Their Support Chris Bliss

MyBillofRights.org has received our fourth annual grant from Newman's Own Foundation,* in the amount of $15,500. The funds will be used for residual expenses related to the completion of the Bill of Rights Monument at the Arizona Capitol.   We are proud and gratified to have the continuing support of this outstanding organization.   *About Newman's Own ...

Continue Reading

America’s First Monument Of The Bill of Rights

Dec 18, 2012 No Comments ›› Chris Bliss

The Bill of Rights Monument at the Arizona State Capitol was officially dedicated on the morning of December 15, 2012. The ceremony took place in a light rain, in front of a crowd of several hundred people gathered at the monument's hillside site, directly across from the Capitol complex in Phoenix. Dignitaries included Arizona Governor ...

Continue Reading

Arizona Executive Committee and Major Donors

Dec 16, 2012 Comments Off on Arizona Executive Committee and Major Donors Chris Bliss

MyBillofRights.org gratefully acknowledges our Executive Fundraising Committee members and Major Donors for making America's first monument of the Bill of Rights a reality!

Continue Reading

Join Us At The Dedication

Dec 11, 2012 No Comments ›› Chris Bliss

This Saturday, December 15, 2012, MyBillofRights.org will proudly dedicate America's first monument of the Bill of Rights, on the Arizona Capitol Mall in Phoenix. The date marks the 221st anniversary of ratification of the Bill of Rights, on December 15, 1791. President Franklin Roosevelt officially designated December 15 as "Bill of Rights Day" in 1941. ...

Continue Reading

A Groundbreaking Development

Nov 21, 2012 No Comments ›› Chris Bliss

Ground has been broken at the the site of America's first monument of the Bill of Rights. MyBillofRights.org Executive Director Chris Bliss did the honors, with Sundt Construction project manager Jeff Esgar doubling as official photographer for this shot. Sculptor Joseph Kincannon and his team have completed all ten amendment monoliths, pictured below awaiting shipment ...

Continue Reading

Over $100,000 Since October 1st!

Oct 21, 2012 No Comments ›› Chris Bliss

Only $25,000 to go !!! MyBillofRights.org is excited to announce that since October 1st we've raised over $100,000 for the Bill of Rights Monument at the Arizona Capitol. Thanks to a strong response from a broad array of community leaders, our goal of being ready to dedicate America's first monument of the Bill of Rights this ...

Continue Reading