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Tulsa’s News on 6 Covers The Shining Honor Project

TULSA, Oklahoma – A Green Country group is building life skills while paying respects to veterans who are no longer with us. With scrub brushes in hand and American flags on their work vests, a team of four is busy at Tulsa’s Rose Hill Cemetery making the headstones of veterans and their families look like new … Continue reading Tulsa’s News on 6 Covers The Shining Honor Project

A Salute to Veterans Montana Video

The Shining Honor Project and The Lighthouse Christian Home joined together for a momentous Memorial Day weekend to honor and remember our service men and women.  Senator Steve Daines, Congressman Greg Gianforte and Chad Campbell representing Senator Jon Tester’s office and many other special guests helped us to make this a memorable event that our … Continue reading A Salute to Veterans Montana Video

Daines, Gianforte thank Shining Honor Project workers – NBC Montana

Daines, Gianforte thank Shining Honor Project workers – NBC Montana from Shining Honor on Vimeo. KALISPELL, Mont. — Memorial Day is a time to honor and remember Americans who died in active duty in the military, but one group in the Flathead does that year-round. Residents of the Lighthouse Christian Home participate in the Shining … Continue reading Daines, Gianforte thank Shining Honor Project workers – NBC Montana

The Shining Honor project brings light to the disabled and fallen veterans – ABC Fox Montana

KALISPELL- An organization that honors our nation’s veterans through patriotic employment was hard at work preparing memorial sites in the Flathead today. Memorial Day is about honoring those who have served our country, and Friday members of the Shining Honor Project remembered those who have fallen by cleaning headstones,  and placing American flags at the … Continue reading The Shining Honor project brings light to the disabled and fallen veterans – ABC Fox Montana

Veterans’ Headstone Cleaning – Flathead Beacon

Residents of Lighthouse Christian Home were recognized for their services through the Shining Honor Project by Rep. Greg Gianforte, Sen. Steve Daines and Sen. Jon Tester in a ceremony at Glacier Memorial Gardens in Kalispell on May 24, 2019. The Shining Honor Project gives developmentally disabled adults the opportunity to earn a paycheck, and honor … Continue reading Veterans’ Headstone Cleaning – Flathead Beacon

Newspaper Feature – The Daily Inter Lake

Shining Honor Project employs disabled adults to refurbish veteran’s headstones – Connecting Vets

For about four hours every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, Kimberly Lowe refurbishes veterans gravestones throughout cemeteries in the Tulsa, Oklahoma area. Lowe is accompanied with three other adults and a job coach. Together, they make up an Honor Team. It’s part of a partnership between the Shining Honor Project and A New Leaf, which provides individuals with developmental … Continue reading Shining Honor Project employs disabled adults to refurbish veteran’s headstones – Connecting Vets

Women with disabilities clean veterans’ headstones – Channel 2

TULSA — Four women with disabilities spend three days a week cleaning the headstones of veterans and their families at a local cemetery.  A New Leaf and Shining Honor Project partnered together in the last month.  Now, Trinity, Kim, Maxine and Cheyenne sit on the ground with brushes and spray bottles at the Rose Hill Memorial Park … Continue reading Women with disabilities clean veterans’ headstones – Channel 2

Shining Honor Project cleans Women’s War Memorial Wall – Channel 2

Shining Honor Project cleans Women's War Memorial Wall – Channel 2 from Shining Honor on Vimeo. BROKEN ARROW, Okla. — Team members with the Shining Honor Project spent Thursday morning cleaning and restoring the Women’s War Memorial Wall at Veteran’s Park. The Honor Team partnered with Eurocraft to scrub down the 11-foot by 33-foot granite … Continue reading Shining Honor Project cleans Women’s War Memorial Wall – Channel 2

Shining Honor pays tribute ahead of Memorial Day – Channel 8

Shining Honor pays tribute ahead of Memorial Day – Channel 8 from Shining Honor on Vimeo. Tulsa, Okla. (KTUL) — Walking up to the Women’s War Memorial at Veteran’s Park in Broken Arrow, the people from Shining Honor Project know they’ve got a big task. With a spray bottle in one hand and a dirty … Continue reading Shining Honor pays tribute ahead of Memorial Day – Channel 8

Broken Arrow group prepares honor project for veterans this Memorial Day

Broken Arrow group prepares honor project for veterans this Memorial Day from Shining Honor on Vimeo.

Win-Win relationship for Shining Honor Project and Memorial Park Cemetery

Ronnie Felts, Memorial Park Cemetery Family Services Manager, was immediately excited about the opportunity to work with Shining Honor Project. He says he always appreciates local organizations that pay tribute to veterans and their spouses. “When I first heard about Shining Honor Project, I, of course, wanted to meet them and hear about the details,” … Continue reading Win-Win relationship for Shining Honor Project and Memorial Park Cemetery

Christmas comes early at Shining Honor Project, but it was right on time

As Shining Honor Project Executive Director Erin Wambold called out Miss Kitty’s name, she didn’t say a word but gave a little sideways smile as she received two festively decorated Christmas gift bags. One large bag contained a Shining Honor Project team jacket and a smaller bag held a Walmart gift card. It was the … Continue reading Christmas comes early at Shining Honor Project, but it was right on time

Shining Honor enhances lives by honoring those who’ve died

TULSA, Okla. – A group in Tulsa is enhancing lives by honoring veterans who have died. Tulsa-based Shining Honor Project is cleaning thousands of headstones of veterans and their families. In partnership with Gateway, which has provided support and opportunities for people with developmental challenges for more than 50 years, the Shining Honor Project is moving forward … Continue reading Shining Honor enhances lives by honoring those who’ve died

Shining Honor Project expanding to Montana next Spring

Shining Honor Project expanding to Montana next Spring Shining Honor Project will partner with Flathead Industries, Lighthouse Christian Home, and Whitefish Community Foundation. Together they will provide job opportunities for developmentally challenged individuals while honoring American service members and their families. Shining Honor Project provides job funding for developmentally challenged individuals to clean and restore … Continue reading Shining Honor Project expanding to Montana next Spring

Field trip teaches Honor Team Members military sacrifice

Shining Honor Project’s Honor Team members enthusiastically learned about the Civil War, women serving in the military and the Japanese Surrender on the U.S.S. Missouri at the end of World War II. Veterans Dennis Hoch and Ken Collins served as tour guides and made learning fun for seven Honor Team members on a recent field … Continue reading Field trip teaches Honor Team Members military sacrifice

New not-for-profit organization, is providing job opportunities for developmentally challenged individuals while honoring American service members and their families.

Shining Honor Project, a new not-for-profit organization based in Broken Arrow, is providing job opportunities for developmentally challenged individuals while honoring American service members and their families. Shining Honor Project provides job funding for developmentally challenged individuals to clean and restore cemetery headstones belonging to military veterans and their spouses. Shining Honor Project is partnering … Continue reading New not-for-profit organization, is providing job opportunities for developmentally challenged individuals while honoring American service members and their families.

KRMG’s Dan Potter Covers Shining Honor Project

New nonprofit spruces up military graves, providing work for disabled Tulsans – TulsaWorld

The bronze marker of late Army Sgt. George Roger Simmons is looking better than it has in a long time. David Tygart made sure of that last week, during one of his visits to Memorial Park Cemetery. Seeing the tombstone of the World War II veteran — which he cleaned with a brush and special … Continue reading New nonprofit spruces up military graves, providing work for disabled Tulsans – TulsaWorld

Non-Profit Cleaning Veterans’ Headstones In Tulsa Cemetery – NewOn6

With Veteran’s Day approaching, one organization is on a mission to take care of a Tulsa cemetery. Keeping headstones clean can be a challenge throughout the year, but this Veterans Day week, some headstones are getting additional attention. “This one was in the U.S. Army, so this one needs to be super clean,” said David … Continue reading Non-Profit Cleaning Veterans’ Headstones In Tulsa Cemetery – NewOn6

Channel 8 Good Day Tulsa – Interview with Erin Wambold

Reporter Gitzel Puente KJRH covers Shining Honor Project on Facebook Live

Reporter Gitzel Puente KJRH covers Shining Honor Project on Facebook Live. Veterans’ tombstones at Memorial Park Cemetery are being cleaned and restored by the Shining Honor Project, which employs adults with developmental disabilities.