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INAUGURAL OFF THE RECORD BRINGS LARGE SCALE, HIGH-END EVENING OF FASHION AND MUSIC TO NASHVILLE  

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The Off The Record Runway featured lines by eight designers: Ani&Ari, Gucci, Kaufman Franco, Johnathan Kayne, MINXX by Margaret Roberts, Amanda Valentine, John Varvatos and Tribe Kelley
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About Off The Record:
The inaugural Off The Record event on Sunday, Nov. 1 combined fashion and music to kick off CMA Awards week in Nashville, featuring performances by some of Nashville’s top new and established artists. An array of silent auction items were on display in designated estate rooms, as well as featured art pieces by Nashville’s Ray Stephenson, all benefitting Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee. Featured items in the silent auction included jewelry from Shelly Brown, art, luxury luggage, autographed memorabilia and more.  The event featured top-of-the-line production by Premier Global Production and creative directed by Go West Creative. Models from all over the Untied States were flown in to hit the runway in a night of high fashion including designs from John Varvatos, Gucci, Tribe Kelley, Johnathan Kayne and Kaufman Franco to name a few. Event concept and execution spearheaded by award-winning Nashville-based Neste Event Marketing’s Gil Cunningham. This event serves as the flagship event for Neste’s new event division, EntertainmentBuy.  Continue Reading →

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FAMOUS FRIENDS JOIN CRAIG MORGAN FOR 9th ANNUAL CHARITY EVENT BENEFITTING THE DICKSON COUNTY CRAIG MORGAN FOUNDATION

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Country music entertainer, military veteran, award-winning TV host and philanthropist CRAIG MORGAN is putting the finishing touches on his 9th Annual Charity Event benefitting the Dickson County Craig Morgan Foundation and many of his famous friends are joining in on the festivities!

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DIERKS BENTLEY EARNS INSTANT SELLOUT FOR 10TH ANNIVERSARY  “MILES & MUSIC FOR KIDS”

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Within 30 minutes, fans eagerly snatched every ticket to Multi-Platinum entertainer Dierks Bentley’s 10th Annual “Miles & Music For Kids” celebrity motorcycle ride and concert. Kicking off CMA Awards week on Nov. 1 in Nashville, TN, the event will closeout the outdoor concert season at the new Ascend Amphitheater with a stellar concert lineup including Florida Georgia Line, Thomas Rhett, Cole Swindell, The Cadillac Three, Canaan Smith, Brooke Eden and emcee Storme Warren. All proceeds benefit Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

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CRAIG MORGAN ANNOUNCES 9th ANNUAL CHARITY EVENT   BENEFITTING THE DICKSON COUNTY CRAIG MORGAN FOUNDATION

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Craig Morgan, one of country music’s most adventurous entertainers, will host his 9th Annual Charity Event benefitting the Dickson County Craig Morgan Foundation on October 17 in Dickson, Tennessee. Known for his high-flying skills on the motocross tracks, the country music star and award-winning TV host will go green in 2015, starting with a golf tournament at Greystone Golf Course, followed by a family-friendly festival from the city’s War Memorial Lawn, and capped with a memorable concert with Craig Morgan and friends. Tickets are on sale starting Saturday, August 8 at CraigMorgan.com and HERE. Additional details and participants for the October 17 events will be announced in the coming weeks. 

 

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[Video] Craig Morgan Charity Event

Left to right: Tracy Lawrence, Kevin Windham, Fred Andrews, Craig Morgan, Chuck Wicks, Randy Hawkins Photo Credit: Angelyn Tinsley/Edwards Photography Studios

Left to right: Tracy Lawrence, Kevin Windham, Fred Andrews, Craig Morgan, Chuck Wicks, Randy Hawkins
Photo Credit: Angelyn Tinsley/Edwards Photography Studios

We had a chance to hang out at the Craig Morgan Charity Event in Dickson with Craig Morgan, Tracy Lawrence, Chuck Wicks, and Fred Andrews benefiting Billy’s Place.  Check out our coverage HERE or watch below!

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Craig Morgan Raises Over $60,000 With 8th Annual Charity Event

Left to right: Tracy Lawrence, Kevin Windham, Fred Andrews, Craig Morgan, Chuck Wicks, Randy Hawkins Photo Credit: Angelyn Tinsley/Edwards Photography Studios

Left to right: Tracy Lawrence, Kevin Windham, Fred Andrews, Craig Morgan, Chuck Wicks, Randy Hawkins
Photo Credit: Angelyn Tinsley/Edwards Photography Studios

Country music star and award-winning TV host Craig Morgan had a hugely successful weekend as his 8th Annual Charity event raised a staggering $60,000 while fans enjoyed the beautiful middle Tennessee weather, a hair-raising motocross exhibition and some great musical moments! Continue Reading →

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Chuck Wicks And Tracy Lawrence To Join Craig Morgan For 8th Annual Charity Event

Craig MorganCountry music stars Chuck Wicks and Tracy Lawrence will join Craig Morgan onstage next week as he hosts his 8th annual charity event, benefiting the Dickson County Craig Morgan Foundation. Continue Reading →

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Craig Morgan Enlists Celebrity Friends For 8th Annual Charity Event Benefitting The Dickson County Craig Morgan Foundation

Photo credit: Bill Konway

Photo credit: Bill Konway

Country music star and award winning TV host, CRAIG MORGAN, has enlisted the support of fellow music friends, as well as a number of motocross celebrities, for his 8th annual charity event.  Tickets for the July 20th star-studded concert and celebrity off-road trail ride, taking place in Craig’s hometown of Dickson, Tenn., go on sale today, Friday, May 9th, and can be purchased online HERE, at www.CraigMorgan.com, and all Tri-Star Bank Locations. Proceeds will benefit the Dickson County Craig Morgan Foundation. The organization’s primary goal is to assist foster children in Dickson County and throughout Middle Tennessee.

The family-friendly festivities kick off at 8 a.m. on Sunday, July 20th in Dickson. The morning will start with a hair-raising motocross exhibition from several of motocross’ top celebrities and competitors, followed by a group trail ride and lunch. Motocross stars participating this year include: Kevin Windham, Malcolm Stewart, Destry Abbott, Fred Andrews, Randy Hawkins, Andrew Short, and Larry Ward.

Later that night, fans can catch Black River Recording Artist Craig Morgan and friends for an outdoor concert at the Dickson War Memorial Lawn. A live and silent auction will also take place from the concert.  All proceeds from the event will benefit the Dickson County Craig Morgan Foundation.

Both events are open to the public. Event tickets will go on sale May 9 at CraigMorgan.com. Celebrity participants for both events will be announced in the coming weeks.

Craig Morgan Charity Weekend
Celebrity Off-Road Trail Ride
Date: July 20, 2014
Location: Paul Allen Farm 1286 Bell Hollow Rd Vanleer, TN
Registration Opens: 8:00 AM
Autograph Session: 9:00 AM
Trials Show: 9:30 AM
Ride Start Time: 10:00 AM

Celebrity Concert and Silent Auction
Date: July 20, 2014
Location: Dickson War Memorial Lawn 200 Center Ave. Dickson, TN 37055
Silent Auction Opens: 5:00 PM
Gates Open: 6:00 PM
Concert Start Time: 8:00 PM

ABOUT CRAIG MORGAN: One of country music’s best-loved artists, Craig Morgan has made a name for himself with massive radio airplay of his signature hits:  “Bonfire,” “Almost Home,” “Redneck Yacht Club,” “That’s What I Love About Sunday,” “International Harvester” and “This Ole Boy.” He’s recently released his new album The Journey (Livin’ Hits), featuring the soulful single “Wake Up Lovin’ You,” on Black River Entertainment. Craig received one of country music’s highest honors when he was inducted as a member of the Grand Ole Opry in 2008. Prior to becoming a country music and TV sensation, Craig Morgan spent nearly nineteen years serving our country in the Army and Army Reserves.  He is an avid supporter of America’s military personnel and a recipient of the 2006 USO Merit Award. In addition to a prolific country music career, he hosts the award-winning show “Craig Morgan: All Access Outdoors,” airing on Outdoor Channel. For more information on Craig Morgan, visit www.cra
igmorgan.com   and engage with him on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

ABOUT THE DICKSON COUNTY CRAIG MORGAN FOUNDATION: The idea for The Dickson County Craig Morgan Foundation was born while Craig Morgan was serving as an Assistant Sheriff’s Deputy in Dickson, TN and named for his wife Karen’s father. The organization, a component fund of the 501c3 Craig Morgan Dickson County Educational Foundation, will support foster children in Dickson County and throughout Middle Tennessee. Craig’s continuing charitable mission is to eventually build and maintain a home in Dickson County Tennessee for temporarily displaced children in Tennessee’s 23^rd District (5 counties) and to provide lasting funding for the home. His long-term goal is to start additional Billy’s Place homes around the country. The annual Craig Morgan Charity Weekend has raised $250,000 the last four years in support of The Dickson County Craig Morgan Foundation and other children’s welfare organizations.

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CRAIG MORGAN SETS JULY 20th FOR 8th ANNUAL CHARITY EVENT BENEFITTING THE DICKSON COUNTY CRAIG MORGAN FOUNDATION

Country Music star and award-winning TV host Craig Morgan announced today that he is set to host his 8th Annual Charity Event on Sunday, July 20 in his hometown of Dickson, Tenn.  Proceeds from the event, which includes a Celebrity Off-Road Trail Ride and Outdoor Concert, will benefit the Dickson County Craig Morgan Foundation, (501c3). The organization’s primary goal is to assist foster children in Dickson County and throughout Middle Tennessee.

 

The family-friendly event will kick-off at 8a.m. on Sunday, July 20 in Dickson, Tenn. The morning will start with an autograph session with celebrity riders, followed by a hair-raising trials riding exhibition from several of motocross’ top celebrities and competitors, a group trail ride and lunch. Later that night, Craig and several of his country music friends will take to the stage for an outdoor concert on the rolling lawn outside the War Memorial building in Dickson. A live and silent auction will also take place from the concert.  All proceeds from the events will benefit the Dickson County Craig Morgan Foundation.

 

Both events are open to the public. Event tickets will go on sale May 9 at CraigMorgan.com. Celebrity participants for both events will be announced in the coming weeks.

 

Craig Morgan Charity Weekend

Celebrity Off-Road Trail Ride

Date: July 20, 2014

Location: Paul Allen Farm 1286 Bell Hollow Rd Vanleer, TN

Registration Opens: 8:00 AM

Autograph Session: 9:00 AM

Trials Show: 9:30 AM

Ride Start Time: 10:00 AM

 

Celebrity Concert and Silent Auction

Date: July 20, 2014

Location: Dickson War Memorial Lawn 200 Center Ave. Dickson, TN 37055

Silent Auction Opens: 5:00 PM

Gates Open: 6:00 PM

Concert Start Time: 7:00 PM

 

ABOUT CRAIG MORGAN: One of country music’s best-loved artists, Craig Morgan has made a name for himself with massive radio airplay of his signature hits:  “Bonfire,” “Almost Home,” “Redneck Yacht Club,” “That’s What I Love About Sunday,” “International Harvester” and “This Ole Boy.” He’s recently released his new album The Journey (Livin’ Hits), featuring the soulful single “Wake Up Lovin’ You,” on Black River Entertainment. Craig received one of country music’s highest honors when he was inducted as a member of the Grand Ole Opry in 2008. Prior to becoming a country music and TV sensation, Craig Morgan spent nearly nineteen years serving our country in the Army and Army Reserves.  He is an avid supporter of America’s military personnel and a recipient of the 2006 USO Merit Award. In addition to a prolific country music career, he hosts the award-winning show “Craig Morgan: All Access Outdoors,” airing on Outdoor Channel. For more information on Craig Morgan, visit www.craigmorgan.com and engage with him on FacebookInstagram and Twitter.

 

ABOUT THE DICKSON COUNTY CRAIG MORGAN FOUNDATION: The idea for The Dickson County Craig Morgan Foundation was born while Craig Morgan was serving as an Assistant Sheriff’s Deputy in Dickson, TN and named for his wife Karen’s father. The organization, a component fund of the 501c3 Craig Morgan Dickson County Educational Foundation, will support foster children in Dickson County and throughout Middle Tennessee. Craig’s continuing charitable mission is to eventually build and maintain a home in Dickson County Tennessee for temporarily displaced children in Tennessee’s 23rd District (5 counties) and to provide lasting funding for the home. His long-term goal is to start additional Billy’s Place homes around the country. The annual Craig Morgan Charity Weekend has raised $250,000 the last four years in support of The Dickson County Craig Morgan Foundation and other children’s welfare organizations.

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A VINTAGE AFFAIR HOSTS 14TH ANNUAL ‘A VINTAGE AFFAIR’ SERIES OF WINE EVENTS

A Vintage Affair’s annual, three-day series of wine events returns this April for its fourteenth year in Williamson County. The popular fund-raising sequence is one of many ways the Franklin-based non-profit supports local charities and programs.

 

On Wednesday, April 23rd, Sperry’s Restaurant in Cool Springs will be the setting for a 5 course wine maker dinner called “A Vintner Dinner.” Each course will be served with a specially paired wine and a chance to hear from the wine maker. This is a VIP dinner for AVA’s top sponsors. However, there are very limited tickets available for individual guests who wish to join this very special evening.  Individual tickets are $200 per guest.

On Thursday, April 24, AVA patrons will gather at Green’s Grocery in Historic Leiper’s Fork for “A Vintage Affair goes Country” formerly known as “Vintage Champagne and Vintage Country Music.”  This boots and blue jeans event has been a continual favorite among AVA patrons, and guests will tastefine champagne and wine provided by Harvest Beverage Company and Moon Wine and Spirits and cold beer in an old Tennessee atmosphere. Entertainment will be provided by Tayla Lynn, Victor House Recording Artist and granddaughter of Loretta Lynn.  BBQ will be provided by Mickey Roo’s.  Tickets are $75 per person.

The next night (April 25th) patrons will gather outside Jamison Hall at The Factory at Franklin from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. for the “Meet The Vintner Preview Party,” sponsored by First Tennessee Bank.  The event will feature fine cigars from BellaTerra Ranch Cigars and special wine tastings from the following wine makers:  Dan Cederquist of Cederquist Wine Company, Francisco Robledo of Robledo Family Winery, Kip Summers of Arrington Vineyards, and Pablo Nyarady of Trifecta Winery.  There will also be champagne and fabulous hors d’oeuvres.  Tickets are $125 per person.  This price includes your reservation to the “Main Event.”  Reservations may be purchased online at www.avintageaffair.org.

Immediately following the Preview Party, doors will open for the “A Vintage Affair Main Event,” the event to round off the three-day festivities. The party will feature live and silent auctions, and several wine tasting and food stations. Participating restaurants include Constant Craving Caterers, Red Pony, Stoveworks, Olivia Olive Oil, Cool Café, among others. Reservations may be purchased online at www.avintageaffair.org or purchased at the door for $75.Participating wine stations include:  Arrington Vineyards, BNA Wine Group, Brinkmann Wine & Spirits, Grapevine Wine & Spirits, Moon Wine & Spirits, Red Dog Wine & Spirits, among others.

 

About A Vintage Affair

 

A Vintage Affair is an organization whose mission is to provide significant financial contributions to various nonprofit organizations in Williamson County whose services benefit the community at large.  All funds contributed to the nonprofit organizations are designated for programs to support the well-being of women and children of need.  The 2014 beneficiaries are the following:  Neonatal Intensive Care Unit & Children’s Services at Williamson Medical Center, the A Vintage Affair Fellowship at O’More College of Design, The Davis House Child Advocacy Center and Williamson County CASA and we are proud to add two new organizations High Hopes and Hope Clinic for Women.  To date, A Vintage Affair has contributed over $1.1 million dollars.  www.avintageaffair.org

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