Michael W. Smith recently hosted Rocketown’s annual fundraising dinner and auction to raise awareness and support of the Nashville-based non-profit outreach for teens. Themed “Comedy for a Cause,” the event included guest comedians Henry Cho and Jeff Allen. Among the attendees were Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and First Lady Chrissy Haslam, Tennessee Titan Matt Hasselbeck, Nashville Predators coach Barry Trotz, and more.
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The Nashville Palm recently welcomed “Charlie Daniels Scholarships for Heroes,” a charity event benefiting Sentinels of Freedom and veteran students at Lipscomb University. Charlie Daniels and his wife Hazel hosted the event, which raised more than $60,000 and included guests such as singer Aaron Lewis, Navy veteran Sal Gonzales, and “A Night With Saddam” author Mark Green.
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The inaugural “Boots & Bandana” National Golf Championship was held Oct. 13, 2012 at the Franklin, TN farm of Brent and Janel Maher, the site of the original Boots and Bandana golf course. The event benefited MusiCares and the Facial Pain Research Foundation, and performers included Mike Reid, Tia Sillers, and Mark Selby.