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Nikki Mitchell Foundation Premieres PSA at Traler Park Show

On June 18, 2019, 300 guests arrived at the Franklin Theatre for a rare and sold-out performance from the Traler Park. Jamey Johnson, Lee Brice, Rob Hatch, Dallas Davidson, Jerrod Niemann and Randy Houser took the stage to share both their music and the stories behind it. Before the show kicked off, the audience was the first to preview the Nikki Mitchell Foundation’s public service announcement.

The PSA shares the experience of two pancreatic cancer patients and a caregiver. “It is imperative that we get resources into the hands, the minds and the laboratories of innovative researchers,” explained the caregiver during her speech prior to the Traler Park performance.

The foundation was able to raise close to $60,000 towards their mission of providing comfort and relief for those affected by pancreatic cancer, while raising awareness and searching for the cure.

 

 

Jamey Johnson’s 5th Annual Golf Tournament and Benefit Concert Raises $72,000

randy-edited-webNikki Mitchell Foundation (NMF) hosted Jamey Johnson’s fifth annual homecoming golf tournament and concert at the Cottonwood Golf Course in Montgomery, Ala., Oct. 9. Bringing some levity to an otherwise serious sport, the tournament featured activities such as shooting off a mattress, archery drives, shot carts and a ball launcher. The all-day event featured celebrity guests and ended with heartfelt performances by Grammy-nominated country star Jamey Johnson, Alison Krauss, LeeAnn Womack, Randy Houser, Jerrod Neimann and other friends. Country legend Randy Travis made an appearance on stage and stood beside Jamey as the latter sang Randy’s songs.

“I’m so grateful to my friends for donating their time to fight pancreatic cancer,” Jamey Johnson said. “This is important to me because I’ve lost so many friends to pancreatic cancer in the last few years.”

“Nikki Mitchell was one of the most incredible women to walk this earth, and anyone who knew her would say the same thing,” said Joanna Ott of Carter’s Chord, who has performed at NMF events. “She touched so many lives. Pancreatic cancer took hers too soon, as it does so many people. The foundation donates money to research for early detection and the cure of pancreatic cancer. It’s a great cause and her legacy lives on through it.”

Nikki Mitchell Foundation is dedicated to seeking and supporting the most breakthrough data available for the early detection and cure of pancreatic cancer. Not tied to any one hospital, NMF supports the most promising research while maintaining a focus on awareness and patient support. NMF actively promotes a special emphasis on prevention and the patient’s’ preferences in determining their care.

For more information about NMF or Jamey Johnson’s Homecoming Golf Tournament:

Contact: Ariane Watkins

Phone: 615.982.6802

Email: ariane@nikkimitchellfoundation.org

Website: www.facebook.com/JameyJohnsonGolf

Photo by Kerri Horne.