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Reba McEntire headlines concert benefiting church

Reba McEntire will headline a benefit for a Catholic church. (Source: St. Mark Catholic Church) Reba McEntire will headline a benefit for a Catholic church. (Source: St. Mark Catholic Church)
RICHMOND, KY (WAVE) - A country music superstar will headline a benefit for a Catholic church.

Reba McEntire is the latest celebrity guest who will be part of the St. Mark Catholic Church Evening Among Friends series.

Tickets are currently on sale for the October 12 concert. Evening Among Friends events are fundraisers for the church to continue its mission to serve the community.

Reba's show will be at the Eastern Kentucky University Center for the Arts.

Previous Evening Among Friends celebrities featured Bill Cosby, Regis Philbin, Donny Osmond and Dolly Parton.  When asked why Reba, Father Jim Sichko said, "Why not! She falls in line with the "A" list celebrities that we have hosted in the past! She is a good will ambassador, loves our country and is one heck of an artist!"

Reba is one of the most successful female recording artists in history. She's sold more than 56 million albums worldwide and is a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame. Reba's reign of #1 hits spans four decades and Billboard, Country Aircheck and Mediabase recognized her as the biggest female hitmaker in Country music history.

Tickets for the Oct. 12 concert are available by calling 859-623-2989, Ext. 2001, or by visiting the website, saintmarkcatholicchurch.net.

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