Thursday, November 26, 2009

Dolly Parton raises over $80,000 for Trails Forever

The latest issue of the Cub Report from the Great Smoky Mountains Association is reporting that Dolly Parton has raised more than $80,000 for the Trails Forever program.

The funds are being generated from the proceeds of Parton's latest CD, Sha-Kon-O-Hey.

Sha-Kon-O-Hey was released back in February in conjunction with the 75th Anniversary of Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The CD contains 8 new songs written and sung by Dolly. She's donating $8 from each CD sold, which can be purchased through the GSMA.

The Trails Forever program is the signature fundraising initiative connected with Great Smoky Mountains National Park’s 75th anniversary celebration. The Trails Forever endowment will fund an additional permanent trail maintenance work crew that will support trail improvement projects along the 800+ miles of hiking trails within the Park.

Jeff Detailed information on trails in the Smoky Mountains; includes trail descriptions, key features, pictures, video, maps, elevation profiles, news, hiking gear store, and more.

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