Country Music Artists Join Efforts of World Vision

“Use Your Voice: Do Good” Campaign

World Vision Logo(Nashville, Tenn. – Sept. 8, 2011)  Global humanitarian organization World Vision has announced the addition of several Country music artists to its growing list of supporters in the United States and around the world.The most recent round of artists to join the World Vision efforts are: Attwater, Carter’s Chord, Jason Crabb, Sarah Darling, Lainey Edwards, LoCash Cowboys and Gary Morris.  Since 2009, World Vision has become an active sponsor at the CMA Music Festival and increased its presence within the Country music community through its Use Your Voice: Do Goodcampaign.  The campaign has already achieved success within the Gospel and Contemporary Christian markets with more than 900,000 sponsorships of children in need.Artists in partnership with World Vision use their voices on the road and elsewhere to encourage fans to join them in speaking out on behalf of those around the world whose voices are not heard: the poor, the marginalized and the oppressed.  Among the diverse roster of acts already committed to the World Vision cause are: Terri Clark, Patty Griffin, The Isaacs, Sarah McLachlan, PawnShop Kings, Kenny Rogers, Jordyn Shellhart, Ricky Skaggs, Chuck Wicks and Wynonna.  Together, these and many other artists and fans have sponsored nearly one million children over the last 23 years.
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General Tommy Franks (Ret.), Charlie Daniels, Wynonna, Montgomery Gentry and The Grascals for ‘Operation Yellow Ribbon’

Charlie Daniels

NASHVILLE (Feb. 23, 2011) – On March 29th, Lipscomb University will welcome General Tommy Franks (Ret.), Charlie Daniels, Wynonna, Montgomery Gentry and The Grascals to Lipscomb University’s Allen Arena for ‘Operation Yellow Ribbon’, an annual event created to raise awareness and funds for Lipscomb University’s

Yellow Ribbon Program. The event, “An Inspiring Evening of Stories and Songs,” will feature General Tommy Franks (Ret.) as the keynote speaker and hosting the evening will be popular television and radio personality, Storme Warren.

Montgomery Gentry

Tickets for the ‘Operation Yellow Ribbon’ Event are now on sale for $10 and are available for purchase at all Middle Tennessee Daily’s stores, and at the Lipscomb University box office (615.966.7075). Members of the military and their families will be invited as guests of the events’ corporate sponsors. All proceeds from the event benefit Lipscomb University’s Yellow Ribbon Program, which offers eligible Post 9/11 GI Bill veterans and their family members an undergraduate degree tuition-free or a graduate degree tuition-free or at a greatly reduced tuition rate.

The ‘Operation Yellow Ribbon’ Event is sponsored by Daily’s, iostudio, Military System Group, ADS, Spirit Broadband, Tennessee Commerce Bank, and Tennessee National Guard.

Event produced by David Corlew & Associates in conjunction with Lipscomb University.