Kellie Pickler receives the Heart for the Warrior Award at the USO of North Carolina's Ninth Annual Salute to Freedom Gala in Raleigh, N.C. on Oct. 19. - Photographer: Jess Isaiah Levin
The Gala honored service members and people from the community who support America’s military heroes. As part of the evening’s festivities, the USO of North Carolina held a live auction which included a signed guitar from Pickler. The winning bidder was Frank Stewart, who paid $4,900 for the guitar. In total, the Live Auction raised $81,550.
Kellie Pickler poses with Frank Stewart, who won her signed guitar during the Live Auction at the USO of North Carolina's Ninth Annual Salute to Freedom Gala in Raleigh, N.C. on Oct. 19.
Stewart's winning bid for the guitar was $4,900. - Photographer: Jess Isaiah Levin
The Black River Entertainment recording artist will release her fourth album, The Woman I Am, on Nov. 11. The album, which features her current single, “Little Bit Gypsy,” is available now for pre-sale orders at www.KelliePickler.com. Pickler will also perform on “CMA Country Christmas,” which will tape in Nashville at the Bridgestone Arena on Nov. 8 and is scheduled to air on the ABC Television Network on Dec. 2.