Randy Owen To Receive Paul G. Rogers Public Service Award
April 9, 2008 at 10:59 AM (PT)
Former ALABAMA lead singer RANDY OWEN has been selected to receive the PAUL G. ROGERS PUBLIC SERVICE AWARD by the FRIENDS OF THE NATIONAL LIBRARY OF MEDICINE (FNLM) for his many years of work with ST. JUDE CHILDREN'S RESEARCH HOSPITAL. The award will be given to him at the 2008 FNLM Annual Fundraising Dinner, which will be held MAY 13th in WASHINGTON, D.C.
The PAUL G. ROGERS PUBLIC SERVICE AWARD was created "to honor individuals who are demonstrated leaders in increasing awareness and support of important health issues today." The FNLM Fundraising Dinner celebrates "advances made in children's health research and treatment, and the individuals and organizations who are dedicated to this cause."
RANDY helped establish the COUNTRY CARES FOR ST. JUDE KIDS RADIOTHON in 1989, and since then it has become one of the most successful radio fundraising events in the country. Over $315 million in pledges have been raised to date.
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