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Reba On The Courts
Super songstress Reba McEntire will be the featured performer at the upcoming A Day On The Courts, An Evening At The Net benefit. Set for July 27th in Los Angeles, the event is a tennis tournament pitting professional tennis players such as Andre Agassi and Pete Sampras against celebrity players like Billy Crystal and Robin Williams. The annual affair raises money for United Friends of the Children and UFC Bridges, both programs that benefit the more than 73,000 children under the care of Los Angeles' department of Children and Family Services (DCFS). To kick off the evening, McEntire will perform "What If," a song appropriate to the "go-the-extra-mile" message of the evening. PLUS! McEntire Movie To Air -- The long-awaited air date for McEntire's next movie has finally been set. The made-for-television movie Forever Love is slated to air on CBS on September 27th. McEntire's forthcoming new video will be for the song of the same title. In the movie, McEntire plays Lizzie Brooks, a young mom who falls into a coma in the late 70s, and awakens some 20 years later to find her whole life has changed. Her young daughter is now a young woman about to be married, and her husband has gone through his own changes. PLUS - Reba Beats The Heat -- The reigning Minnie Pearl Award recipient from this year's TNN Music City News Country Awards has been helping fellow Music City residents beat the broiling summer heat. In addition to assisting Nashville's city housing authority install unused air conditioners, McEntire and her Starstruck company is purchasing several air conditioners for the city's public housing units.
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