TJ Martell Foundation Raises Over $400,000 For Cancer Research With Honors Gala
March 28, 2012 at 12:36 PM (PT)
The T.J. MARTELL FOUNDATION held their 2012 HONORS GALA on MONDAY (3/26) in NASHVILLE. The event will took place at NASHVILLE’s HUTTON HOTEL and raised over $400,000 to fund cancer research at 11 U.S. research hospitals, including the FRANCES WILLIAMS PRESTON LABORATORIES at the VANDERBILT-INGRAM CANCER CENTER.
This year’s performers included CHARLIE DANIELS, RONNIE DUNN, EMMYLOU HARRIS, BRUCE HORNSBY and MARTINA McBRIDE. VINCE GILL hosted and performed at the event. The events also featured former SONY NASHVILLE Chairman JOE GALANTE , being presented the FRANCES WILLIAM PRESTON Lifetime Music Industry Award. Other honorees included KRIS KRISTOFFERSON, COLIN REED, TOM CIGARRAN and C. WRIGHT PINSON.
The T.J. MARTELL FOUNDATION is the music industry's largest foundation that funds medical research on cures for leukemia, cancer and AIDS. The foundation has provided over $250 million in research at top U.S. hospitals. For more information, visit www.honorsgala.org.