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Meet Stephen Baldwin at the Western Wishes 8 Seconds To Glory & Charity Gala

Stephen Baldwin speaks at “8 Seconds To Glory” Charity Gala. Western Wishes strives to lift the spirits of children and young adults faced with adversity who love the western way of life.

Stephen Baldwin Western Wishes Charity

Meet actor Stephen Baldwin July 21, 2012 (Posse, 8 Seconds to Glory, The Usual Suspects, The Celebrity Apprentice, Shoot the Duke)

Look who’s coming to dinner! Actor Stephen Baldwin (X3Media), who portrayed Tuff Hedeman (former World Champion Bull Rider and President, CBR) in the movie “8 Seconds” will be a guest speaker at the “8 Seconds To Glory” charity gala, benefiting Western Wishes on Saturday, July 21 at the Little America Event Center Grand Ballroom.

Western Wishes honors and strives to lift the spirits of children and young adults faced with adversity who live and love the western way of life. Highlighting these incredible kids and making them special guests at rodeos, horse shows and country music concerts is our objective. It is the mission of Western Wishes to reward the fighting spirit of courageous kids and share their compelling stories.

The original Western Wishes™, founded in 1994 by Donnalyn Quintana, is hosting a gala event held in conjunction with the Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo and Championship Bull Riding World Championships at the Little America Hotel and Event Center in Cheyenne, Wyoming on Saturday, July 21.

8 Seconds To Glory: The true story of Lane Frost

The First Annual 8 Seconds To Glory Gala
A Celebration Of Leaving A Legacy The Cowboy Way
Cheyenne, Wyoming July 21, 2012

Luke Perry as John Goodnight from ‘GOODNIGHT FOR JUSTICE: THE MEASURE OF A MAN’

It will be an “8 Seconds” movie cast reunion with Luke Perry (Lane Frost), Stephen Baldwin (Tuff Hedeman), & more with  live entertainment featuring American Idol Finalist, John Wayne Schultz, & Texas Radio Star, Brian Lumley. Enjoy dinner and a private screening of the “What Will You Say?” Western Wishes music video.

8 Seconds To Glory is based on the true story of Lane Frost, who became the youngest rider ever to be nominated into the Rodeo Hall of Fame.

The ties between Western Wishes and the movie “8 Seconds” are many; including the fact that both will be celebrating their 20th Anniversaries in 2014. In addition, they both celebrate the grit, determination, and focus that it takes to meet goals, accomplish more, and survive.

Tickets go on sale Wednesday, May 16!


People are often so inspired by the stories of our “wish kids” that they ask how they can get involved to make a wish come true for another child. Click on here to find out ways you can help!

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