First Round Of Artists Announced For City Of Hope Softball Game
April 6, 2009 at 2:54 PM (PT)
CARRIE UNDERWOOD, VINCE GILL, MONTGOMERY GENTRY and JOSH TURNER are a few of the celebrities that will step up to the plate this year at the 19th Annual CITY OF HOPE CELEBRITY SOFTBALL CHALLENGE. The game, billed as an unofficial kickoff to the CMA MUSIC FESTIVAL, will be held JUNE 10th at 7p at NASHVILLE's GREER STADIUM. This is the first year that the game will be held in the evening.
The "GRAND OLE OPRY" and "AFTER MIDNITE WITH BLAIR GARNER" teams are returning this year for another head-to-head matchup. A complete celebrity lineup will be announced in the coming weeks.
During the game, a silent auction will be held, featuring autographed memorablilia up for bidding. An online auction will also take place at www.auctionsforhope.com. All proceeds will benefit CITY OF HOPE, "a leading research, education and treatment center for cancer and other life-threatening diseases."
For more info visit www.cityofhope.org/softball.