Bironas to launch new fund to benefit Nashville's kids

Rob Bironas FundTM officially launches to foster music education in Music City

NASHVILLE, TN, Nov. 2, 2008 — At an official kickoff event in downtown Nashville, All-Pro Placekicker for the NFL's Tennessee Titans, Rob Bironas, will announce the official launch of the Rob Bironas Fund of The Community Foundation of Middle TennesseeTM. In conjunction with the Nashville Symphony and the Country Music Hall of Fame, the Fund is proud to serve as a participating sponsor and funding source for an exciting upcoming music education collaboration.

In identifying partnerships and taking action in the community, the Rob Bironas FundTM is guided by an active Board of Directors which is chaired by Doug Dawson, vice-president of marketing at Tennessee Bank and Trust. The Board of Directors is made up of a diverse cross section of Nashville's business and non-profit leaders. The members of the panel are: Elizabeth Broyhill-Cohen, Gillie Crowder, Steve Gill, Ben Hanback, Ken Levitan, Adrien Lynch and Rob Rappaport.

The Fund actively seeks out and partners with different organizations and causes that will engage the children of Middle Tennessee in music, encourage their creative spirit in musical arts and, ultimately, provide the chance for students to excel in their educational journey.

In an official statement, Bironas said:

"The Rob Bironas Fund will unite the children of Music City and the rich musical opportunities that only Nashville can offer. This Fund is dedicated to enriching the community by financing the tools, education and leadership necessary to help children achieve scholastic excellence through music education."

In his four-year tenure with the Titans, Bironas has set records for most field goals in a game, most points by a kicker in one game and most game-winning field goals in a season, among others. Bironas is dedicated to serving the community he loves. He created the Fund to promote awareness about music education for the children of Middle Tennessee. For more information, please visit

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