Thursday, May 31, 2018
– Sara Evans will receive the 2018 Service to America Leadership Award from the National Associaton of Broadcasters Education Foundation.
Evans will receive the award on June 12 in Washington, D.C.
The award individuals and organizations responsible for improving the lives of others through extraordinary public service.
"Sara Evans continues to grace the country music charts with her stunning voice and lyrical authenticity to the delight of fans everywhere," said NABEF President Marcellus Alexander. "She also gives voice to a diverse group of causes working to make our world a better place. It is an honor to present her with NABEF's highest award."
Evans has also provided support for groups such as St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Children's Miracle Network, Alabama Forever and the Children's Hospital in Birmingham.
Evans will perform a small selection of songs at the event.
Jon Bon Jovi, Sharon Stone, Gary Sinise, Paul Simon, Stevie Wonder, Glenn Close, Jeff Bridges, Quincy Jones, Sir Elton John, Bill Clinton, Laura Bush and Muhammad Ali have won the award.
The Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to reinforcing the future of broadcasting through a commitment to education and to advancing excellence in the diversity and community service efforts of the industry.