Dierks Bentley fundraiser heads west
Friday, October 2, 2009
– Dierks Bentley's annual Miles & Music for Kids celebrity motorcycle ride and concert leaves Nashville for the first time this year, hitting the road for its debut stop in Bentley's hometown of Phoenix on Saturday, Nov. 21.
Presented by Nationwide Insurance, proceeds from the hour-long ride event will benefit Phoenix Children's, a Children's Miracle Network Hospital. The trek ends with a concert featuring Bentley and special guests yet to be announced.
"Phoenix Children's provides so many amazing medical services for families in my hometown," said Bentley. "It was an obvious choice when we decided to take this event on the road. The weather is perfect in Arizona in November, and we are going to do our best to pull out all the stops and raise some money for the community where I grew up. I hope everyone can come out."
This is the first time in the event's four-year history that the ride has taken place outside of Nashville. The event is going to six cities across the country in 2009 and 2010 with all proceeds benefiting Children's Miracle Network hospitals in those areas. In the 3 previous years, Miles & Music for Kids has raised more than $500,000 for Children's Hospital.
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