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Craig Morgan to Host 8th Annual Charity Event for The Dickson County Craig Morgan Foundation, 7/20
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, Tennessee. 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, Tennessee. 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.
The Celebrity Off-Road Trail Ride will take place at the Paul Allen Farm at 1286 Bell Hollow Rd, Vanleer, TN.
Registration opens at 8:00 AM, the autograph session starts at 9:00 AM, the trials show starts at 9:30 AM, and the trail ride will begin at 10:00 AM.
The Celebrity Concert and Silent Auction will take place at the Dickson War Memorial Lawn at 200 Center Ave. in Dickson, TN 37055. The Silent Auction opens at 5:00 PM, the gates open at 6:00 PM, and the concert starts at 7:00 PM.
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 Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
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.