The Hunger Project (THP) is an international organization that addresses poverty throughout the world. THP helps people help themselves and their families, empowers women as agents of change, and forms partnerships with local governments to achieve the goal of the eradication of poverty. The global outreach of THP extends to Africa, India, Bangladesh, Mexico and Peru. The Hunger Project was Dionne Warwick's charity on Celebrity Apprentice. For more information or to make a donation, visit http://www.thp.org/.
On April 4, 2011, the Academy of Country Music will honor Loretta Lynn, Reba McEntire, The Judds, Martina McBride, Jennifer Nettles, Carrie Underwood and Miranda Lambert in a star studded show entitled, Girls Night Out: Superstar Women of Country. This event is a fundraiser for Lifting Lives, the charitable arm of the Academy of Country Music, and provides funds to music related charitable causes. Girls Night Out will take place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The program will air on CBS, Friday, April 22, 2011 at 9:00 PM. Tickets to the April 4 taping are available in the Entertainment Tickets section of Albany's Internet Mall.
Get your tickets now to the 46th Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards. The ACM promotes and supports the Country Music industry by showcasing and honoring the biggest names in Country Music as well as emerging talent. The Academy also provides money to charitable causes related to the music industry. The 46th annusl awards show will be held on April 3, 2011 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The show will be hosed by Reba McEntire and Black Shelton. Prior to the show, the ACM Fan Jam will be held at the Mandalay Bay Events Center and hosted by Sugarland. Get tickets to both the Academy of Country Music Awards program and the Academy of Country Music Fan Jam.
Country Music Queen and 1st ever CMT Giant, Reba McEntire, has been named a 2011 Country Music Hall of Fame Inductee in the Modern Era category. Induction into the Hall of Fame is Country Music's highest honor. Reba is one of three Country Music legends being honored for a lifetime of outstanding contributions to Country Music. The other inductees are Jean Shepard (Veterans Era category) and Bobby Braddock (songwriter category). Reba and her fellow inductees will enter into Country Music's "unbroken circle" during the 2011 Medallion Ceremony at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville. The Medallion Ceremony is an annual reunion of Country Music Hall of Fame Members. Congratulations to Reba and her fellow inductees! "Will the circle, be unbroken..."
Make plans now to attend the 2011 CMA Music Festival in Nashville, Tennessee. This annual Country Music Association event is a special time of fun and fellowship between Country Music artists and their fans. Get tickets to the festival and make travel reservations to Nashville. Y'all have fun!