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CHICK-FIL-A RIVER POINT SUPPORTS FOUNDATION WITH VETERANS DAY DONATION

MARKETING LEAD SHELBY MAYARD AND OPERATOR JEREMY WILSON PRESENT FOUNDATION EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR MICHELLE MALLIN WITH A CHECK FOR $2,086 REPRESENTING 15% OF ALL SALES AT THEIR LOCATION ON VETERANS DAY THIS YEAR.Our friends at Chick-Fil A River Point donated 15% of all sales during Veterans Day 2019 to the Honor Bell Foundation. They presented us […]

HONOR BELL TOLLS FOR THE 2,000TH TIME, HONORING A WWII FORMER PRISONER OF WAR

We are grateful to his family for sharing these stories about his time in the service with us, and are always honored to help show dignity, honor, and respect by tolling the Honor Bell for those who have served our country. On November 21st we rendered Bell Honors for Sergeant Henry J. Cornellisson of the […]

DANIELS FUND AWARDS OPERATIONAL GRANT TO HONOR BELL FOUNDATION

“We are proud to have the continuing support of the Daniels Fund, who helped get us started in 2015, and continues to believe in our mission as we move forward with our plans to extend our services farther throughout the state.” — Foundation Executive Director Michelle Mallin We are pleased to announce the Daniels Fund […]

HONOR BELL EXHIBIT UNVEILED AT ROCKY MOUNTAIN REGIONAL VA MEDICAL CENTER

FOUNDATION EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR MICHELLE MALLIN AND EAGLE SCOUT CANDIDATE SAM WELLS OF TROOP 324 UNVEIL THE HONOR BELL MODEL AT THE ROCKY MOUNTAIN REGIONAL VA MEDICAL CENTER AS KHRISTIE BARKER AND KEITH HARMON OF THE VA LOOK ON. THE MODEL IS PART OF AN EXHIBIT ABOUT THE HONOR BELL.We gathered with friends, supporters, veterans, VA […]

HONOR BELL FOUNDATION TO MAKE A SECOND HONOR BELL

In 2016, the Honor Bell Foundation cast the first bell specifically to honor veterans at their passing. Since Memorial Day of that year, the Honor Bell has tolled at Fort Logan National Cemetery for nearly 2,000 military veteran funerals. The Foundation is pleased to announce that it intends to create a second Honor Bell to […]

STORYTELLERS: THE HONOR BELL TOLLS FOR THE FALLEN AND ITS FOUNDER

9News’ Noel Brennan shares the story of the Honor Bell and its impact on veterans, vets’ families, and what it meant to the Honor Bell Foundation’s co-founder, Lou Olivera. Brennan’s story also addresses the crisis of PTS and of veteran suicide, a year after Olivera’s death. Watch the story here. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y9T9OhJIx_c

TRACY TURNER RETIRES AS DIRECTOR OF BELL HONORS

TRACY TURNER INSPECTING THE HONOR BELL PRIOR TO A BELL HONORS SERVICE FOR UNCLAIMED VETERAN REMAINS IN 2018. Tracy Turner, the Honor Bell Foundation’s first Director of Bell Honors, retired today. Turner, a 24-year Navy veteran, was selected by the foundation’s late founder Louis Olivera to serve in this critical position. Turner came to the […]

VA EXPERIENCE TEAM HONORS THE HONOR BELL

On April 3rd, our Executive Director had the opportunity to present the Honor Bell to 25 members of the Department of Veterans Affairs’ Veterans Experience Team. A certificate of appreciation for our work was presented by James Wartski, Executive Director of Veteran’s, Families, and Community Engagement and Dr. Lynda Davis, Chief Veterans Experience Officer. In […]

HONOR BELL TOLLS AT 1,500TH FORT LOGAN SERVICE FOR NAVY VETERAN COUPLE

GERRY AND BILL MCKINLEY DURING THEIR TIME IN THE NAVY On March 29th the Honor Bell tolled at its 1500th Fort Logan National Cemetery funeral honoring Howard and Esther McKinley, both Navy veterans. Howard William “Bill” McKinley was born on September 25, 1917, in Prescott, Arizona and died at the age of 80 in Montrose […]