Scotty McCreery Named 'National Goodwill Ambassador' For 12.14 Foundation
February 3, 2014 at 11:31 AM (PT)
19/INTERSCOPE/MERCURY's SCOTTY MCCREERY has been announced as "National Goodwill Ambassador" for the 12.14 FOUNDATION in NEWTOWN, CT. MCCREERY will play an active role in promoting the FOUNDATION's arts programming, supporting its fundraising efforts, and building awareness for the organization's plans to build a world-class performing arts and education center in NEWTOWN.
"I'm honored to support the 12.14 FOUNDATION, and greatly admire both the mission and work of this remarkable organization," said MCCREERY. "As a songwriter and performer, I know that music can bring hope and inspiration to those struggling to overcome great adversity. The FOUNDATION's vision of helping children and others heal through the performing arts really hits home for me as an entertainer. I will do everything I can to help communities affected by tragedy to heal and gain strength through the work of the 12.14 FOUNDATION."
"SCOTTY is a terrific young man, and his support of the FOUNDATION's work will be pivotal in raising national awareness for our arts programming and, ultimately, construction of a state-of-the-art performing arts center in NEWTOWN," said 12.14 FOUNDATION Founder DR. MICHAEL BAROODY. "Our mission is to provide healing through arts as a way forward--not just for those affected in NEWTOWN but for people everywhere who have endured tragedy and trauma. SCOTTY provides joy, hope and inspiration through music, has a genuine compassion for others, and is an excellent role-model for perserverance and achievement at a young age."
For more information, visit www.1214foundation.org/scotty-mccreery.