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St. Jude Country Cares Pics

WAMZ celebrates with country artists for the 25th anniversary of Country Cares for St. Jude Kids (1/16-1/18/14) in Memphis.

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    WAMZ celebrates with country artists for the 25th anniversary of Country Cares for St. Jude Kids (1/16-1/18/14) in Memphis.
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    Lon Helton introduces the Country Cares board of trustees.
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    Lon Helton presents WAMZ's Dave Lee with the Torchbearer Award.
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    Dave was responsible for developing the story song vignettes you hear during the St. Jude radiothon.
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    WAMZ was also recognized as one of the first Country Cares stations.
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    WAMZ was with Country Cares from the beginning.
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    Jerrod Niemann shows off WAMZ's award with Mel.
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    Rodney Atkins & Ron.
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    WAMZ sales exec Katie Reed poses with Scotty McCreery.
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    WAMZ's Dave Lee uses his award to persuade Danielle Bradbery into having her photo taken with him.
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    You can't visit Memphis without stopping by this place! Rendezvous ribs are the best!
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    Ron runs into Cadillac Three on Beale Street.
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    Brantley Gilbert was one of many artists to visit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
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    Brantley Gilbert poses with Ron & Mel.
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    Ever since Randy Owen started Country Cares, many country artists have played a role in helping St. Jude.
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    Several reasons why you should become a St. Jude Partner in Hope.
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    There's a flag hanging in the St. Jude atrium for every nationality that has passed through their doors.
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    St. Jude founder Danny Thomas is honored with a shrine on the hospital grounds.
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    One of many cartoons paying tribute to Danny Thomas when he died in 1991.
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    It's supposed to be good luck to rub the nose of the Danny Thomas statue in the St. Jude atrium. Mel is taking no chances,
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    Artists, including newcomer Lucy Hale, take part in St. Jude Casino Night with reps from country stations across the world.
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    Mel meets up with the Eli Young Band at casino night.
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    Cassadee Pope takes a break from the blackjack table to pose with Mel.
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    Ron, Jamie Martin & Mel having fun at casino night.
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    Speaker Bill Courtney (whose story was told in the Academy Award-winning documentary, "Undefeated") inspires the Country Cares crowd with a rousing presentation.
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    The famous Peabody ducks swim in their hotel lobby pool.
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    Some current and former St. Jude patients and their family members speak during the "Meet the Patients" segment.
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    Welcome to the Country Cares Songwriters Dinner!
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    Country Cares founder Randy Owen receives an award to celebrate 25 years of Country Cares for St. Jude Kids.
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    Even Randy Owen's grandson spoke... and made a donation to St. Jude.
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    Randy Owen had some special guests for the Songwriters Dinner performance... including Jake Owen!
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    Randy Owen had some special guests for the Songwriters Dinner performance... including Jake Owen.
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    Jake Owen's wife Lacey and daughter Pearl were in attendance watching daddy.
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    Randy Owen also introduced another special guest... Hunter Hayes!
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    Hunter Hayes, Jake Owen & Randy Owen.
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    Hunter Hayes, Jake Owen & Randy Owen.
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    Hunter Hayes, Jake Owen & Randy Owen (with keyboard & fiddle back-up)
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    Hunter Hayes rocked the crowd!
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    Hunter Hayes rocked the crowd!
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    Hunter Hayes, Jake Owen & Randy Owen.
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    Jake Owen listens to Randy.
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    As the 25th anniversary celebration of Country Cares winds down, Randy Owen thanks everyone for their continued support of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.