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“MY CAUSE” WEB FEATURE THEME FOR JULY IS CARRIE UNDERWOOD’S “C.A.T.S. FOUNDATION”

07/12/2012
Encino, CA (July 12, 2012) – ACM Lifting Lives® announced today that the July theme for its monthly “My Cause” web feature is “C.A.T.S. Foundation” (Checotah Animal, Town and School Foundation). The web feature drives awareness of artist-supported charitable organizations and supports fundraising efforts for those philanthropies.
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ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC PLEDGES $2.5 MILLION TO COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME® AND MUSEUM’S CAPITAL CAMPAIGN

07/10/2012
NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 11, 2012 – The Academy of Country Music has pledged $2.5 million to Working on a Building: Country Music Lives Here, the capital campaign that will finance the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum’s expansion from 140,000 square feet to more than 350,000 square feet. The museum’s expansion will include the ACM Contemporary Gallery, which will examine modern developments and current trends in country music.
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ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® WELCOMES JERROD NIEMANN FOR A VISIT

07/02/2012
Encino, CA (July 2, 2012) – The Academy of Country Music welcomed Sea Gayle/Arista Nashville recording artist Jerrod Niemann to the office while he was in Los Angeles last week. The “Lover Lover” hit-maker is gearing up for the October 2nd release of his sophomore album, Free The Music; a follow up to his 2010 major label debut Judge Jerrod & The Hung Jury. While at the Academy he performed his current single “Shinin’ On Me,” and previewed songs from Free The Music for Academy staff.
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ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® WELCOMES THE CASEY DONAHEW BAND FOR A VISIT

06/28/2012
Encino, CA (June 28, 2012) – The Academy of Country Music welcomed Casey Donahew and A.C. Copeland of the Casey Donahew Band to the office while they were in Los Angeles this week. Casey Donahew Band has released four albums independently and has topped the Texas music charts countless times. Their latest album, Double Wide Dream, was released in the fall of 2011. While at the Academy they performed several of their hit songs including “Double Wide Dream” and “Let’s Not Say Goodbye Again” and signed up f
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BIG & RICH AND JANA KRAMER HELP WRAP UP ACM LIFTING LIVES MUSIC CAMP 2012

06/25/2012
Encino, CA (June 25, 2012) – ACM Lifting Lives Music Camp was in session last week in Nashville, with campers from around the country participating in a week of activities and excursions around Music City. The residential camp has the dual purpose of studying Williams syndrome and other developmental disabilities and providing music enrichment through performance and education.
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LAUREN ALAINA, LUKE BRYAN & PAUL WORLEY BRING MUSIC TO LIFE WITH ACM LIFTING LIVES MUSIC CAMP 2012

06/21/2012
Encino, CA (June 21, 2012) – ACM Lifting Lives Music Camp is in session this week in Nashville, with campers from around the country participating in a week of activities and excursions around Music City. The residential camp has the dual purpose of studying Williams syndrome and other developmental disabilities and providing music enrichment through performance and education.
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LAUREN ALAINA, LUKE BRYAN & PAUL WORLEY BRING MUSIC TO LIFE WITH ACM LIFTING LIVES MUSIC CAMP 2012

06/21/2012
Encino, CA (June 21, 2012) – ACM Lifting Lives Music Camp is in session this week in Nashville, with campers from around the country participating in a week of activities and excursions around Music City. The residential camp has the dual purpose of studying Williams syndrome and other developmental disabilities and providing music enrichment through performance and education.
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BRETT ELDREDGE AND DAVID LEE MURPHY KICK OFF ACM LIFTING LIVES MUSIC CAMP 2012

06/19/2012
Encino, CA (June 19, 2012) – ACM Lifting Lives Music Camp is in session this week in Nashville, with campers from around the country participating in a week of activities and excursions around Music City. The residential camp has the dual purpose of studying Williams syndrome and other developmental disabilities and providing music enrichment through performance and education.
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ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC ANNOUNCES KEY EXECUTIVE STAFF PROMOTIONS, HIRES, DEPARTMENT REORGANIZATIONS

06/18/2012
Encino, CA (June 18, 2012) – The Academy of Country Music is announcing key executive promotions and a recent hire, along with the reorganization and renaming of three Academy departments: Senior Vice President Lisa Lee has been promoted to lead the newly named Creative, PR & Production department, which combines the formerly separate Creative & Media Production and PR/Marketing departments. Senior Vice President Michelle Goble will lead the newly named Membership & Industry Relations department – a move
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ACM LIFTING LIVES® & VANDERBILT KENNEDY CENTER ANNOUNCE3rd ANNUAL ACM LIFTING LIVES MUSIC CAMP TO TAKE PLACE THIS SUMMER IN NASHVILLE, TN

06/13/2012
ENCINO, CA (June 13, 2012) – ACM Lifting Lives® and the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities will partner again for the 3rd Annual ACM Lifting Lives Music Camp, June 18--June 22, 2012, in Nashville, TN. Country artists Lauren Alaina, Big & Rich, Luke Bryan, Brett Eldredge and Jana Kramer along with hit singer/songwriter David Lee Murphy and renowned producer Paul Worley have graciously agreed to volunteer their time with the special-needs campers, at various points through
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