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Child Safety Network ("CSN"), a leader in the safety and protection of American children for over 27 years, announced today that it has selected Mecum Auctions, Inc. to sell the famous Country Music
Truck, autographed by over 100 Country Stars, on Saturday, November 5, at Mecum Dallas 2016 to take place at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center.
Currently appraised at over $1 million, the 62 year old classic truck has an amazing history over the past eight years. According to Ward Eric Leber, Founder of CSN, it all started at the 2007 CMA Awards show with one signature -- Wynonna
Judd's. Eight years later, more than a hundred of country music's most adored artists have added their signature to help make America
a safer place for children to live.
Artists who have lent their names to the cause so far include: Taylor Swift, Tim McGraw, George
Strait, Kenny Chesney, Carrie Underwood, Miranda
Lambert, Abi Ann (Abi), Alabama, Alan Jackson, Amy Grant, Barbara
Mandrell, Bellamy Brothers, Bill Anderson, Billy Ray Cyrus, Brenda Lee, Charlie Daniels, Charlie Louvin, Charley Pride, Clint Black, Crystal Gayle, Dixie Chicks, Dolly Parton, Don Henley
& Timothy B. Schmit, Dwight Yoakam, Everly Brothers, Jim Foglesong, Kris Kristofferson, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Loretta Lynn, Big & Rich
(Big Kenny & John Rich), Brad Paisley, Jason Aldean, Josh Turner, Kellie Pickler, Little
Big Town, Merle Haggard, Rodney Atkins, Sara Evans, Faith Hill, Glen Campbell, Hank Williams, Jr., George
Jones, Keith Urban, Kenny Rogers, LeAnn Rimes, Lee Ann Womack, Martina McBride, Naomi Judd, Oak Ridge Boys, Olivia
Newton-John, Patty Lovelace, Randy Travis, Rascal Flatts, Reba McIntire, Ronnie Milsap, Roy Clark, Sugarland, Sonny
Tucker, The Band Perry, Travis
Tritt, Trisha Yearwood, Vince Gill, Willie Nelson, and others.
After the generous high bidder is made known to the public on November 5, CSN plans to tour the Country Music
Truck across the country. "At every stop of the National
Child Safety Tour, we will continue our 27-year-old tradition of providing the latest free child safety information and resources to help parents everywhere raise safer, healthier kids," said Michele Fumerton, National
Media and Marketing Director, for CSN.
Persons interested in registering to bid on the vehicle should do so at www.mecum.com or on-site at the auction. Mecum Dallas 2016 will take place on November 2-5 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center with the Country Music
Truck crossing the auction block on Saturday November 5. Mecum Dallas 2016 will feature an estimated 1,000 American muscle cars, classics, Corvettes, hot rods, Resto Mods, and more. Spectator tickets for Mecum Dallas 2016 are $30.00 per day or $80.00 for a four-day pass with children under the age of 12 admitted free.
AACA Grand National
winner, 2001, AACA Grand National
Senior, 2002, Multiple time AACA Preservation winner, 265 CI V-8 engine, 3-speed manual transmission, Letter of authenticity from PSA DNA Authentication for all Celebrity Signatures
Since 1989, CSN has been a national leader in the delivery of free resources and programs designed to protect children. CSN has been endorsed by over 500 U.S. representatives including the current and past four presidential administrations. Last month, all 100 U.S. Senators joined in a unanimous resolution to support CSN's work in the area of school bus safety. CSN's mission is to prevent the likelihood of children becoming victims of abuse, abduction, injury, violence and exploitation. Equally important to CSN's mission is to collaborate with community organizations and businesses that care about helping parents raise safer, healthier children.
Special Thanks! CSN would like to thank our sponsors 3M Graphics for 16 years of support and COPsync, Inc. for helping provide technology that protects schools, students, law enforcement officers and the community with better data and faster response times.