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Musicians On Call Brings The Grand Ole Opry To Hospitalized Veterans With Jimmy Wayne

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This Veterans Day, Jimmy Wayne, country music singer and songwriter, visited Veterans with Musicians On Call (MOC), a nonprofit that brings live and recorded music to the bedsides of patients in healthcare facilities at the Nashville VA. The singer serenaded Veterans with his hits including “Sara Smile” and “Do You Believe Me Now” at MOC’s Bedside Performance Program, where volunteer musicians across the country have delivered the healing power of music to nearly half a million patients, families and caregivers.

“Serving our nation’s service men and women on Veterans Day is a privilege and we’re thrilled to make it even more special with this Grand Ole Opry Circle Throwdown partnership,” said Pete Griffin. “For Musicians On Call however, Veterans Day is every day and I’m proud that the Nashville VA is just one of the many facilities nationwide where our volunteers deliver the healing power of music to military and Veterans on a weekly basis. To date, our amazing volunteers have performed for over 23,000 Veterans and family members.”

The visit was the first in partnership with the Grand Ole Opry, who is celebrating its 90th anniversary, and its Circle Throwdown, which brings impromptu performances with Opry artists and a replica of the famed six-foot Opry Circle of wood symbolizing the oak center stage at the Opry House to new locations across the country.

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Jimmy Wayne to Release Autobiography this Fall

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Jimmy Wayne has written a story about a foster kid who was often homeless before making it big in country music. It’s his own story. Jimmy’s autobiography, “Walk To Beautiful,” will come out October 7th.

Jimmy, along with 14-time New York Times best-selling author Ken Abraham, tells the story of how his mentally ill mother took off with her lover, leaving Wayne alone at a bus station hundreds of miles from home at the age of 13. Jimmy spent many nights hungry and on the streets when he wasn’t in and out of the foster care system. An elderly couple took him in, giving him a stable home and an education.

“This book is a milestone in my entire career,” Jimmy tells Country Weekly. “I haven’t been this excited since I released my very first album in 2003. I’ve always wanted to share my story in songs, but that was kind of hard to get everything into three minutes. This book tells my entire life story, and I wrote it because I feel like it’s going to inspire people.”

You can pre-order your copy of “Walk to Beautiful” on here.

Jimmy Wayne Launches Online Pet Treat Store for a Good Cause

JW & Ruby @ Phoenix line

JW & Ruby @ Phoenix line

Country music star Jimmy Wayne’s rescued chihuahua is making headlines for a good cause. In honor of his furry friend, Ruby, whom he adopted in 2010, Wayne celebrates the launch of Ruby’s Pet Treats — an online pet treat store which gives dog owners the opportunity to make a positive impact while stocking up on their pet’s favorite snacks, treats and toys. A percentage of each item sold through Ruby’s Pet Treats benefits both The Humane Society of Genesee County in Michigan (a no-kill animal shelter) and Wayne’s Project Meet Me Halfway, which helps care for teens in foster care programs who are at risk for homelessness.

Though many know him for his No. 1 Country Billboard hit, “Do You Believe Me Now,” and Top Tens “Stay Gone,” and “I Love You This Much,” success didn’t come easy for Wayne. A victim of childhood abuse, abandonment and extreme poverty, he has used his success to launch programs like Project Meet Me Halfway and Ruby’s Pet Treats to help improve the lives of the underprivileged.

It was while walking halfway across the U.S., (from Nashville, Tenn. to Phoenix, Ariz.), as part of his Project Meet Me Halfway to raise awareness of the importance of improving the foster care system, that Wayne came across a different kind of foster child — a little chihuahua who had been rescued from a kill shelter. Wayne adopted her from her rescue family on April 1, 2010 and gave her the name Ruby. Today, with the launch of Ruby’s Pet Treats, he hopes to ensure both pets and youth are properly cared for and eventually find loving homes.

Ruby’s Pet Treats is in partnership with Cost Less Pet Treats, offering healthy, high-quality products at a competitive price. The store’s premiere product, and Ruby’s favorite savory snack, are the three-inch Peanut Butter Biscuits which come in a five-pack for $1.49.

Other products offered include those made exclusively in the U.S.A, rawhides, natural treats, gourmet treats, healthy choice treats, designer and stainless steel bowls, dog toys, among other items. Continental U.S. customers can enjoy free shipping on all orders.

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Jimmy Wayne Joins the Millionaires Club

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CMTT wants to send a big Yahoo! to Jimmy Wayne. His 2008 single “Do You Believe Me Now” has been awarded the Millionaire Award for 1,000,000 radio plays world wide. The song was written by Tim Johnson, Dave Pahanish and Joe West and was the title track off Jimmy’s sophomore album.

Congrats Jimmy!! Here’s to many more (raises coffee cup).

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