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Stella Parton to visit Kingsport

November 9th, 2011 9:05 am by Staff Report

Stella Parton to visit Kingsport

Stella Parton will sign copies of her new book on Sunday in Kingsport.

Country music singer and actress Stella Parton is using her fame and a portion of the proceeds from her newly-released memoir to help victims of abuse in the Appalachian area.

Frontier Health's SAFE House domestic violence shelter and The Mustard Seed Cafe will host a book signing and meet-and-greet from 2 to 5 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 12, at The Mustard Seed Cafe in downtown Kingsport. Parton will be signing copies of her book, "Tell it Sister, Tell It!" which reveals how the spotlight led to threatening situations, unmistakable divine protection and miracle healings. In the book, she inspires readers to overcome adversity through faith, prayer and perseverance.

Parton is donating 10 percent of the sales of the book to domestic violence shelters across the Southeast. The book, "Tell it Sister, Tell it: Memoirs, Music, and Memories" is primarily sold The book is also available at the book signings.

SAFE House provides safe, confidential shelter, a 24-hour crisis line, transportation services, counseling and legal services to domestic violence victims and their families, and a weekly support group for women and children who are victims of family violence. The shelter is in need of cleaning supplies and personal hygiene items for victims. For more information about services at SAFE House, or to offer donations or support, call 423-246-2273.

The Mustard Seed Cafe is located at 118 E. Market Street in Kingsport.

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