Vince Gill to be honored Thursday in Nashville

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Mayor Karl Dean and the Nashville Predators will honor country star Vince Gill on Thursday for his charity work and for his role as ambassador of the city and support of the team.

Gill has done benefit work for flood relief, mental health, children's advocacy, Alzheimer's research, cancer research, junior golf and other causes.

He and wife, Amy Grant, regularly attend Predators' games.

Gill's hits include "I Still Believe in You" and "Go Rest High on That Mountain."

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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