This past Saturday, August 23, 2014, teen country artist and former “Shrine Kid,” Josey Milner performed for an enthusiastic crowd that included past and present patients, employees, Shriners, friends and supporters of the Shriner’s Hospitals for Children, at their 90th Anniversary Celebration. Josey sang her anti-bullying anthem, “Not Pretty Enough” and her most recent chart single, “Cowgirls.” The event was held at the Shriner’s Hospital in St. Louis, MO.
Josey is a former “Shrine Kid,” having had back surgery in the St. Louis Shriner’s Hospital for Children. The corrective surgery took place over Thanksgiving, when she was just 13 years old. The Ararat Shrine Temple sponsored Josey for the surgery. Josey has performed at Shrine Circus events in the Kansas City area.
Shriners Hospitals for Children is changing lives every day through innovative pediatric specialty care, world-class research and outstanding medical education. Our 22 facilities, located in the United States, Canada and Mexico, provide advanced care for children with orthopaedic conditions, burns, spinal cord injuries, and cleft lip and palate.
Their mission is to provide the highest quality care to children within a compassionate, family-centered and collaborative care environment; to provide for the education of physicians and other health care professionals; and to conduct research to discover new knowledge that improves the quality of care and quality of life of children and families. This mission is carried out without financial obligation to patients or families. For more information, visit http://www.shrinershospitalsforchildren.org.
Josey Milner is a 19-year-old country singer, based in Kansas City, MO. She is an International Music and Entertainment Association (IMEA) Award nominee, a Nashville Universe Award nominee, and an Independent Country Music Association Award nominee. A former rodeo champ and pageant winner, Josey has used her profile to raise money and awareness as an Angel Ambassador with Angels and Doves, a national anti-bullying non-profit. Josey has performed at CMA Fest, the IMEA Awards, the Teddy Bear Festival, opened for Scotty McCreery, Chris Cagle and Black Jack Billy, among others. She is the first artist to top the newly created New Music Weekly Internet Country chart, with “Cowgirls.” For more information, visit http://www.joseymilnermusic.com.