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DOLLY PARTON, FORMER GOVERNOR BREDESEN, AND GOVERNOR AND FIRST LADY HASLAM CELEBRATE 10TH ANNIVERSARY OF GOVERNOR’S BOOKS FROM BIRTH

DOLLY PARTON, FORMER GOVERNOR BREDESEN, AND GOVERNOR AND FIRST LADY HASLAM CELEBRATE 10TH ANNIVERSARY OF GOVERNOR’S BOOKS FROM BIRTH

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – (Sept. 30, 2014) – The Governor’s Books from Birth Foundation (GBBF) concluded its 10th anniversary state wide bus tour with a celebration on the steps of the Tennessee State Capitol today.

Dolly Parton, former Governor Phil Bredesen, and Governor and First Lady Haslam applauded the efforts of the Governor’s Books from Birth Foundation and Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library for their state wide bus tour which began in late August.

A 45-foot Governor’s Books from Birth branded motor coach stopped at more than 54 counties. The bus tour celebrated the more than 21 million books distributed in the last 10 years. Bus stop activities across the state raised awareness for the program, provided an opportunity for parents to enroll their children, and recognized the work of volunteers and donors in each community. Tennessee is the only state to have the Imagination Library program in every one of its counties.

DOLLY PARTON ACCEPTS ALS ICE BUCKET CHALLENGE

DOLLY PARTON ACCEPTS ALS ICE BUCKET CHALLENGE

Nashville, Tenn. (August 28, 2014) – Dolly Parton, who’s usually flooding stadiums with fans around the world, cools off her Summer by taking a dive into the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.  Dolly was challenged by several people including famous duet partner, Kenny Rogers.  His doubted dare sparked her to accept and prove how nothing stands in her way for a good cause...

BACKSTORY: DOLLY PARTON GIVES INSIDE LOOK AT ONE OF COUNTRY MUSIC'S MOST BELOVED AND ICONIC ARTISTS

BACKSTORY: DOLLY PARTON GIVES INSIDE LOOK AT ONE OF COUNTRY MUSIC'S MOST BELOVED AND ICONIC ARTISTS

Nashville, Tenn. (August 25, 2014) – Dolly Parton, who recently just wrapped up a highly successful world tour, shows no signs of slowing down.  Dolly’s latest release Blue Smoke – The Best Of  is Dolly’s best career charting album, debuting at Number 6 and rising to Number 2 over the past several weeks and still remains in the Top 10.

 

Great American Country’s Backstory: Dolly Parton celebrates one of country music's most beloved and iconic artists.  From her impoverished childhood in the Smoky Mountains to the hallowed stage of the Grand Ole Opry, Dolly Parton's rise to fame reads like a Tennessee fairytale. But music is only a part of Dolly's extraordinary resume. She's a world-class actress, best-selling author, dedicated philanthropist and a savvy businesswoman who's been charting her own course for decades. Tune-In to GAC and catch an insider’s look at the life and times of the most awarded female in country music. 

Dolly Parton Moves Up The Official UK Chart Landing at #2, Her Highest Charting Album Position with 'Blue Smoke - The Best Of' Album

Dolly Parton Moves Up The Official UK Chart Landing at #2, Her Highest Charting Album Position with 'Blue Smoke - The Best Of' Album

London, England (July 27, 2014) – Even two weeks after Dolly Parton returned to America from Europe, where she performed to SOLD OUT shows, Dolly is making headlines with the continued growth in album sales of Blue Smoke – The Best Of.  In its seventh week since release, Dolly, once again, made history as Blue Smoke – The Best Of climbs the Official UK chart to Number 2, her highest ever album chart position.  The album debuted at Number 6, moved up to Number 4 where it remained a few weeks, then jumped to Number 3.  No slowing down for Dolly!

“Wow, Number 2!,” says Dolly Parton.  “I am so excited.  They say when you are Number 2, you try harder. Thanks to all the fans out there, as this would not be possible without all of your love and support.  Thanks again!”