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MyBillofRights.org Thanks The Rodel Foundation of Arizona

Jul 17, 2012 No Comments ›› Chris Bliss

MyBillofRights.org is pleased to announce a $5000 grant from the Rodel Foundation of Arizona. To learn more about this outstanding organization visit:  rodelaz.org

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MyBillofRights.org Thanks The Military Order Of The Purple Heart

Jul 17, 2012 No Comments ›› Chris Bliss

MyBillofRights.org is proud to announce a $1000 contribution from the Arizona chapter of the Military Order of the Purple Heart. Are you an active duty member or veteran of our armed forces? Check out mybillofrights.org/ProudToServe.

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Newman’s Own Foundation Awards Third Annual Grant

Jul 1, 2012 No Comments ›› Chris Bliss

We are thrilled to announce that Newman's Own Foundation* has awarded MyBillofRights.org our third consecutive annual grant, in the amount of $45,000. The funds are earmarked for the Bill of Rights Monument at the Arizona Capitol.

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An Unforgettable Evening

May 15, 2012 No Comments ›› Chris Bliss

The Phoenix Comedy Festival raised over $125,000 toward the Bill of Rights Monument at the Arizona Capitol. To all of the artists, as well as everyone else who worked so hard to make this success possible, we can't thank you enough!   This means we have enough money to complete the sculpting of all 10 Amendment Monoliths ...

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Interview On KJZZ Phoenix’s “Here and Now”

Apr 14, 2012 No Comments ›› Chris Bliss

MyBillofRights.org Executive Director Chris Bliss is interviewed on NPR affiliate KJZZ in Phoenix by Steve Goldstein, host of KJZZ'z "Here And Now", about the Bill of Rights Monument at the Arizona Capitol and our Phoenix Comedy Festival fundraiser at Phoenix Symphony Hall on May 13th. The concert features Lewis Black, Kathleen Madigan, Steven Wright, Bill ...

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KAET 8 “Horizon” Interview / Arizona Monument

Apr 13, 2012 Comments Off on KAET 8 “Horizon” Interview / Arizona Monument Chris Bliss

MyBillofRights.org Executive Director Chris Bliss is interviewed by Ted Simon, host of KAET Channel 8's "Arizona Horizon", about the Bill of Rights Monument at the Arizona Capitol and the Phoenix Comedy Festival at Phoenix Symphony Hall supporting it. The concert features Lewis Black, Kathleen Madigan, Steven Wright, Bill Engvall and a host of other great ...

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A Milestone Reached

Mar 31, 2012 No Comments ›› Chris Bliss

Major work begins at Kincannon Studios on the amendment monoliths for the Bill of Rights Monument at the Arizona Capitol.

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Fox 10 News / Phoenix

Mar 15, 2012 Comments Off on Fox 10 News / Phoenix Chris Bliss

Reporter Steve Krafft from Fox 10 Phoenix does an excellent feature on our Arizona monument project, and our upcoming gala fundraiser, The Phoenix Comedy Festival at Phoenix Symphony Hall. The May 13 concert features comedy stars Lewis Black, Steven Wright, Bill Engvall, Kathleen Madigan, and Bobcat Goldthwait along with legends Dick Gregory and Tom Smothers, ...

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Sculpture Fund / $25,000 Matching Grant

Mar 5, 2012 Comments Off on Sculpture Fund / $25,000 Matching Grant Chris Bliss

Just in time for delivery of the 10 massive blocks of limestone that will be sculpted into America's first monument celebrating the Bill of Rights, our sculpture fund has received a $25,000 Matching Challenge Grant. Now through May 13 your tax-deductible contributions will be matched dollar-for-dollar, up to a total of $25,000. This is a ...

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Stone For Monoliths Delivered

Mar 3, 2012 No Comments ›› Chris Bliss

On February 28, two flatbed trucks arrived at Kincannon Studios in Austin, offloading ten massive blocks of saw-cut limestone, destined to become America's first monument of the Bill of Rights. A total of 44,000 pounds of limestone - twenty-two tons worth - fresh from the mountain. Sculptor Joseph Kincannon, hands-on as always, is manning ...

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