Rascal Flatts To Receive The CRS 2012 Humanitarian Award
January 23, 2012 at 8:03 AM (PT)
BIG MACHINE RECORDS group RASCAL FLATTS have been named the recipients of the “CRS 2012 ARTIST HUMANITARIAN AWARD,” which will be presented at the COUNTRY RADIO SEMINAR (CRS) on WENDESDAY FEBRUARY 22nd. They will receive the honor at 10:30a (CT) in the NASHVILLE CONVENTION CENTER following the seminar’s “Keynote Address.”
The group is receiving the honor based on their charitable contributions and humanitarian endeavors throughout the band’s career. In 2010, the group donated $3 million to the MONROE CARELL JR. CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL at VANDERBILT’s PEDIATRIC SURGERY CENTER. They currently serve as celebrity spokespersons for the national suicide prevention organization, THE JASON FOUNDATION, and have been members of the AMERICAN RED CROSS CELEBRITY CABINET for the past seven years.
CRS Executive Director BILL MAYNE said, “The board is very pleased to honor RASCAL FLATTS with the CRS ARTIST HUMANITARIAN AWARD. They join a long, distinguished list of celebrities who have received this prestigious award since it was instated in 1990.”
For more on RASCAL FLATTS visit www.rascalflatts.com.