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you from producers to celebs for supporting the show" says lounge
creator Karen Wood.
Welcome to the gift retreat at the ACA's,
where celebrities pick and choose what they want from a variety of high
end products, like custom guitar straps, sunglasses, jewelry, shoes and
"McFaddens Sisters have these great bags.
Lauren Alaina came in and got one, she got 5 last year and loved more.
Wears them all the time love them" says Wood.
The vendors offer up their products for good reason. If celebrities wear it chances are you will buy it
"For a celebrity to be seen on stage wearing jewelery or guitar straps from Jerry Hart, that can make a brand" says Wood.
ACA host Kristin Chenoweth was most excited about the custom size 5 shoes the designers brought in just for her!
"Look at these gonna have another accident if not careful. Size 5 hard to find" says Chenoweth.
Speaking of shoes, check out these!
a ballet with a sock built in, they fold up and come in a bag so you
can travel with them so when your feet hurt this is your emergency kit"
says the shoes designer.
They are called Balla Sox and were no doubt Stacy's saving grace while she was in Vegas!
These high end items aren't the only thing the stars get to take home - they also get these pre-packaged gift bags
"It's a designer bag with candles, zen dog treats, paintball" says Wood.
the gift suite isn't only about receiving, each star that stopped by
signed this fender guitar that will be auctioned off to raise money for
the Red Cross.
"The signatures mean a lot. The more that come in and sign more money they can raise" says Wood.
Tuesday, December 11 2012, 10:21 PM CST
Haslam's chief deputy Claude Ramsey to retire
June 19, 2013 16:41 GMT
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Gov. Bill Haslam says chief deputy Claude Ramsey is retiring at the end of August to spend more time with his family in Chattanooga.
The Republican governor said in a news release on Wednesday that the 70-year-old Ramsey has been integral to his administration on key initiatives that include civil service reform, economic development efforts, workforce development training and improved operation of state government.
Ramsey was elected to the General Assembly in 1972 where he served four years in the House. He was Hamilton County's mayor for 16 years.
His last day on the job is August 31.
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