Celebrity Clowns Help American Lung Association in TN Fight Lung Disease

2011 Clown Calendar Now Available

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NASHVILLE TN (12/13/2010)(readMedia)-- While it's true that lung disease is no laughing matter, it's also often said that laughter is the best medicine.

With that in mind, the American Lung Association in Tennessee has brought clowns to their Fight for Air with a 2011 Celebrity Clown Calendar now on sale with all profits going to support the work of the American Lung Association.

An assortment of Tennessee celebrities has volunteered their time and been transformed into clowns to help create this special product.

The transformation and photography were also donated with master clown make-up artist Jim Howle joining forces with photographers Royce DeGrie, Bill Thorup, and Phil Marlowe for an amazing product sure to bring a smile both to those with lung disease and those supporting their mission through a calendar purchase.

The calendar is $13 can be purchased online at www.TNclownCalendar.com or at these Tennessee locations:

In Nashville, Fairytales at 1603 Riverside Drive #A and the American Lung Association office at One Vantage Way #D-220.

In Franklin, Cool Springs Eyecare at 3252 Aspen Grove Drive and Frames Unlimited at 116 North Royal Oaks Blvd.

And, in Knoxville at Carpe Librium Booksellers at 5113 Kingston Pike Southwest Suite A.

Phone orders can be placed by calling the ALA in Tennessee office at 800-432-LUNG or an order form request can be sent to midland@midlandlung.org.

"A Year of Smiles", features:

Katie Cook – host of Insider, a weekly entertainment and news program on CMT;

Bucky Covington – country music artist and American Idol, Season Five finalist;

Pat Summitt – coach University of Tennessee's Lady Vols basketball team;

Rudy Kalis – sports director and anchor at WSMV-TV in Nashville;

Mary Hance – Ms. Cheap, author of a frugal consumer column in The Tennessean, Nashville;

T-Rac –mascot of the Tennessee Titans;

Dan Haseltine – leader singer of the Grammy Award winning Christian group, Jars of Clay;

Demetria Kalodimos – news anchor, WSMV-TV in Nashville

Chris Sanders – seven year veteran of the Tennessee Titans and American Lung Association in Tennesee's Christmas Seal campaign chairman for the past two years;

Kevin Stallings – coach of Vanderbilt University's men's basketball team;

Lori Tucker – news anchor at WATE-TV in Knoxville; and

Jeff Jarrett – professional wrestler and founder of Total Non-Stop Wrestling (TNA).