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Darryl Worley to Serve as Santa Train Celebrity Guest

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Country music star Darryl Worley will be the celebrity guest on the Santa Train when it makes its 74th journey, on Saturday, Nov. 19. He will accompany Santa and event sponsors CSX,  Dignity U Wear, Food City and the Kingsport Chamber of Commerce on the 110-mile trek.

“I’m honored to accompany the Santa Train as the celebrity guest this year,” Worley said. “The opportunity to give back and to be a part of a 74-year-old holiday tradition is one that I couldn’t pass up, and I look forward to being a part of it.”

Worley, who has three No. 1 singles on the Billboard U.S. country chart during his career, has been on the country music scene since 2000. Worley has released six albums during his career and as well as 18 singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts. 2017 is a big year for Worley, as the singer is planning to release his first-ever gospel album.

“We are thrilled to have Darryl Worley join us on this year’s Santa Train,” said Tori Kaplan, assistant vice president, corporate social responsibility, CSX. “The support we receive each year from celebrity guests is humbling, and we know Darryl will add to the holiday spirit of the Santa Train.”

The Santa Train makes 14 stops in Kentucky, Virginia and Tennessee and delivers toys, food and winter clothing to hundreds of children and families along the way. Fans can use the hashtag #santatrain16 to follow the train online and engage in the Santa Train conversation on social media.

Heartland TV’s “Reflections” Features Country Star Darryl Worley

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Country star Darryl Worley is set to appear on an upcoming episode of Heartland TV’s Reflections.  The show featuring Worley airs nationally the week of August 22.

The 30-minute interview, hosted by Tennessee Radio Hall of Fame DJ Keith Bilbrey, explores Worley’s humble beginnings and delves into the key moments that launched him into stardom as an internationally known country music singer.

“Darryl Worley is such a great guy,” says Jeff Moseley, Executive Producer of CJM Productions.  “He’s entertained and inspired people all over the world with his music.  We’re very proud that Darryl visited with Keith and shared some of his stories on Reflections.”

In addition to airing on Heartland TV, Reflections can also be seen on The Family Channel, the Angel Two Network / Dish TV, AMG TV, the Keep It Country TV Network (UK) and COUNTRY TV (New Zealand).  Check local listings for channels and airtimes.

There are many things platinum-selling Darryl Worley has come to know in his 16-year country music career.  One of those things is how to recognize a hit song— Worley has scored nearly 20 hit singles and three chart-topping hits with the self-penned “Awful, Beautiful Life,” the patriotic “Have You Forgotten,” and “I Miss My Friend.”  He also recognizes the importance of giving back every opportunity that he can through his foundation, annual charity events and supporting the US military.

For more information on Darryl Worley, visit www.darrylworley.com.

 

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Darryl Worley & Friends Tee Up for Christmas 4 Kids

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Darryl Worley is set to host this year’s Waddell & Reed 2016 charity golf tournament benefiting Christmas 4 Kids on Friday, May 6 at the Hermitage Golf Course in Nashville.

Worley, along with fellow country singers Jeff Bates, Rudy Gatlin of the Gatlin Brothers and newcomer James Robert Webb will all donate their time and golf swings to make this Christmas a little more memorable for underprivileged children in Middle Tennessee.

The event will raise money for Christmas 4 Kids, a non-profit organization that has, since 1982, been bringing the joy of Christmas to thousands of Middle Tennessee kids who might not have otherwise experienced it.

The tournament begins at 8:00 AM CT and features a team scramble format. Prizes await all contest winners, as well as awards for team scores in multiple flighted divisions. All players will be treated to an executive goodie bag, cold beverages, snacks and breakfast as well as lunch.

To register to play in this year’s tournament, click HERE. The Hermitage Golf Course is located at 3939 Old Hickory Blvd, Old Hickory, TN.

This year’s tournament is sponsored by Grace Pediatrics.

For more information on Christmas 4 Kids, visit www.christmas4kids.org.

Darryl Worley Gives Back to Fiji with “Rainmaker”

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Last February when Cyclone Winston stormed the island nation of Fiji, country star Darryl Worley and his wife Kimberly were on the island to perform at “Tunes in the Tropics.” Had this been a storm that hit in the US, it would have been a Category 5 Hurricane.

Worley and his wife weathered the storm safely but the island of Fiji wasn’t as fortunate. According to reports, 44 people lost their lives. The estimated damage from the cyclone is around $485 million.

“This storm has changed the island nation of Fiji forever… it also changed our lives forever,” says Worley. “These are defining moments in our lives and, prayerfully, we take what we should from them. I believe that I live a fuller life because of my experiences. This experience has reminded me of why we are put here; to do all we can to help those less fortunate than we are and to live every moment like it is a precious gift, because it is. This event brought a whole new meaning to ‘count your blessings.'”

Worley wrote and recorded a new song, “Rainmaker,” after surviving Cyclone Winston.

“This song is a little outside the box for me but thanks to my co-writers, Jay Brunswick and Brock Berryhill, we got something that sounds great and different,” notes Worley. “The song itself is not exactly what I thought might come out of this experience and that’s a good thing. I think this song might make people take notice and help us help the people of Fiji.”

“Rainmaker” is available for download today on iTunes and Amazon.com. With funds generated from the single downloads, Worley will make donations to the Cyclone Winston relief fund.

Worley adds, “Help us help Fiji by downloading ‘Rainmaker’ today!”

For more information on Darryl Worley, visit www.darrylworley.com.

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