Striking Stone raised $500 for families of 19 firefighters killed at Yarnell Hill.

Polished black granite engraved memorial was custom designed and auctioned to honor the Fallen 19.
PHOENIX - July 11, 2013 - PRLog -- Phoenix, ArizonaStriking Stone held an online Facebook auction of a custom designed engraved granite memorial and announced that all funds received would be donated to the 100 Club of Arizona. The winning bid produced a $500 donation that will be used to help the families of the firefighters.

The recipient, Kate Lathrop of Phoenix, owns a cabin that survived the Yarnell Hill Fire. She and her husband were acquainted with one of the firefighters that lost his life.

“Having trained years ago as a volunteer wildland firefighter in Colorado means I personally felt the loss of the 19 firefighters this week,” noted Jeffrey (Oakley) Rolwing, Striking Stone’s Owner/Craftsman. “I am so happy that we were able to help these families in some small way and I thank all the auction participants.”

Striking Stone provides each client a method to express their personal flair and watch their artwork come to life on stone for an everlasting impression. The studio is conveniently located off the I-17 and 101 at 20816 N. 20th Avenue, #30 Phoenix, Arizona 85027 and showcases stone choices, fundraiser options, memorial samples and customizable gifts.

About Striking Stone

Striking Stone began just over two years ago from an IT Server Technician’s dream of working with stone and retreating from an outsourced world. Jeffrey (Oakley) Rolwing once installed and repaired servers for a major banking institution and now carves and etches stone from custom designs. Striking Stone blasts beauty in solid surface such as business signage, memorials, fundraiser bricks, address markers, unique gifts, garden stones, personalized paver stones and much more for both residential and commercial use. Clients included the Phoenix Zoo, Bedmart, Chaparral High School and MOMA’s House. For more information, visit at and follow us on Facebook at and updated portfolios are available at
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