News

Kenny Chesney donating sunglasses profits to charity

Kenny Chesney donating sunglasses profits to charity

GLASSES FOR A GOOD CAUSE: Kenny Chesney launches an eyewear line with a portion of the proceeds going to charity. Photo: Associated Press

Country star Kenny Chesney is donating the proceeds from his new sunglasses line to an ocean conservation organization.

The “No Shoes, No Shirt, No Problems” hitmaker teamed up with executives at the Costa brand earlier this year to launch his own eyewear collection, and he’s handing over a share of the profits to aid the Coastal Conservation Association.

His contributions will help to cover the costs to build two man-made reefs and place them in St. John’s River in Jacksonville, Fla., to create a fish habitat.

The singer says, “The ecological balance is very delicate, especially in Florida, so I am honored to help them achieve this goal.”

Recent Headlines

48 minutes ago in Music

Road, bridge renamed for Duane Allen of Oak Ridge Boys

Fresh
oakridge

The road that runs just a few hundred yards past where Duane Allen of the Oak Ridge Boys was born.

55 minutes ago in Entertainment

Lupita Nyong’o, Scarlett Johansson close to signing on for ‘Jungle Book’

Fresh
lupita

Idris Elba will voice the villainous tiger Shere Khan in the latest adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's adventure tale.

1 hour ago in Music

Rascal Flatts hosting album release party for charity

Fresh
rascalflatts

The trio's ninth album, "Rewind," is slated for release on May 13.