Kidde Fire Safety joined country music stars Chris Young and Kix Brooks and fire service leaders to offer their support to new campaigns that will help protect families and assist burn-injured firefighters.
Kidde will donate 2,000 worry-Free sealed-battery smoke alarms to fire departments in select cities along Young’s 2015 A.M. World Tour and will contribute $25,000 to sponsor Phoenix Society’s new Survivors Offering Assistance in Recovery (SOAR) program to support burned firefighters.
“One of my best friends recently became a firefighter, and the risk they take really hits home. I’m glad to be part of a cause that will help support first responders and local communities along my tour,” said Young.
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Faith Hill has completed filming on indie crime drama Dixieland. This marks the Country singer’s second film after 2004’s Stepford Wives, in which she made her big screen debut opposite Nicole Kidman.
The movie is set in Mississippi, and follows the story of a young man, recently released from prison, who falls in love with a troubled girl next door. Hill plays the mother he moves back home with. Hill stars alongside Riley Keough, who has appeared in Magic Mike and Runaways, and whose grandfather was Elvis Presley.
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Country duo and outdoor enthusiasts The Swon Brothers have been chosen as NRA Country’s Featured Artist for November. The announcement comes during a busy time as they recently launched their highly-anticipated, self-titled debut album.
“We grew up in Oklahoma, the heartland of our great country, where our dad first took us hunting and fishing and taught us to appreciate the outdoors. Now it’s our passion, it’s how we unwind and recharge. There’s nothing better than a holiday hunting trip followed by mom’s home cooking, spending time with family and some great Country music. We are living our dream.”
As part of the NRA Country promotion, fans can make plans to join NRA Country and The Swon Brothers on Veterans Day, Tuesday, Nov. 11th at 7 p.m. ET for an exclusive online StageIt concert. The intimate show will feature a live Q&A and performances of music from the duo’s new album.
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Sonia Leigh continues to make headlines as she announces a partnership with Tennessee based Prichard’s Distillery. As part of the partnership, Leigh’s name and likeness will be used for upcoming promotions, including a billboard along Nashville’s I-65 Highway.