Carl Perkins Center Announces Benefit Concert Performance

WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News Staff

JACKSON, Tenn.- Thursday, the Exchange Club/Carl Perkins Center for the Prevention of Child Abuse kicked off its public campaign for its upcoming Blue Suede Spectacular.

The center hosted a media luncheon, Thursday afternoon, where organizers announced not only the date, which is Saturday, February 23, 2013, but who will serve as the headline entertainer for the 19th annual Dinner and Auction Fundraiser.

"We're very exited that we get to announce the entertainment today, as well as at our media luncheon and our entertainment for this coming event will be Ronnie Milsap. So, we're looking forward to a wonderful night to raise money for a wonderful cause," said Tawanya Moore, chairperson of the Carl Perkins Center.

Ronnie Milsap is known for chart-topping hits such as "Smoky Mountain Rain" and this year's theme song, "What a Difference You've Made in My Life".

To learn more about purchasing tickets to the dinner and auction or the concert, look for the link in the "Seen on 7" section of our website at


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