Nashville, Tennessee (PRWEB) April 26, 2013
On Thursday, April 18, 2013, LiveBeyond hosted “An Evening That Will Live Beyond” at The Factory at Franklin with a special keynote address from Kimberly Williams-Paisley describing her experience working in Haiti. The evening kicked off with a unique Haitian dining experience, an appearance by Christian recording artist Bebo Norman and silent auction offerings from Sheryl Crow, Scott Hamilton, and many more. An added feature of the night included a special appearance by Williams-Paisley’s multi-talented husband, Brad Paisley who created an original painting live during the event. The painting which sold via live auction was inspired by a recent visit to the community of Thomazeau, Haiti. Legendary football coach Gene Stallings also joined the evening’s festivities and shared his efforts to raise funding for a base of operation in Haiti. For more images of the evening, see here.
LiveBeyond has been working in Haiti since the 2010 earthquake where construction is underway on the LiveBeyond Base, Thomazeau a community development project to establish a surgical hospital, orphanage, school, demonstration farm and worship center. Country artist Brad Paisley recently partnered with LiveBeyond for the upcoming "Beat This Summer Tour presented by Cracker Barrel Old Country Store®" where $1 from each ticket sale will support the work. Established as a 501(c)(3) humanitarian organization, Mobile Medical Disaster Relief has transitioned its work under a new name, LiveBeyond, to reflect a broadened mission as an organization that chooses to Live Beyond ourselves our culture, our borders, and this life so that others can Live Beyond disease, hunger, poverty, and oppression.
LiveBeyond would like to thank the sponsors for the event including; The Pioneer Fund, Regional Care Hospital Partners, Beaman Automotive, Alvin & Sally Beaman Foundation, Jack and Joan Jordan, Bradford Interiors, Pinnacle Financial Partners, Flow Construction, Jackson Surgical Associates, Latta Structural Engineers, CareHere, Kelly Crockett, Larry & Karen Kloess, Heather Summerville, Tyler Tidmore M.D., and Barbara Meador.
About Kimberly Williams-Paisley:
Currently seen on the hit ABC TV drama Nashville as the mysterious Peggy Kenter, Kimberly Williams-Paisley continues to garner praise for both her dramatic and comedic roles including her most recent turn in the independent feature film Undiscovered Gyrl, co-starring Christian Slater and Martin Sheen directed by Allison Burnett. Film and television acting credits include; Father of The Bride, the ABC TV comedy series According to Jim, among many others. Williams-Paisley made her Broadway debut in the Tony Award-Winning The Last Night of Ballyhoo. In addition to her acting work Williams-Paisley is an accomplished writer and director recognized for the multi award winning short film, Shade, in which she also starred, opposite Patrick Dempsey. Other writing credits include published articles for In Style magazine and a year-long column for Redbook entitled My Life as a New Wife. Williams-Paisley is actively involved with the organization LiveBeyond currently working to improve the lives of 200,000 people in Thomazeau, Haiti through an initiative to provide clean water.