Beverley Mahood to receive CCMA 2014 Slaight Music Humanitarian Award

TORONTO, July 3, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Country Music Association® (CCMA®) announced today that CCMA Award winner Beverley Mahood will receive the 2014 Slaight Music Humanitarian Award.

"The Slaight Music Humanitarian Award was created to acknowledge artists such as Beverley Mahood – those who use their music career as a springboard for humanitarian work," said Gary Slaight, President and CEO of Slaight Communications.  "Beverley's reputation for being humbly philanthropic precedes her. I want to congratulate her on her tireless efforts, and thank her for being a role model in the music community."

A successful singer, songwriter, actress, model and television host, Beverley Mahood is the complete package. Beyond being a popular and dynamic entertainer, Mahood has always exemplified an unwavering commitment to humanitarian work. With a passion for community endeavors that nearly rivals her love of music, Mahood's main calling card is charitable causes that benefit children. Additional details: www.ccma.org.

SOURCE Canadian Country Music Association

For further information: Media Contact: Sonya Koson, Communications Lead, CCMA, skoson@ccma.org, 416-947-1331 x210