As the country music community pours into Las Vegas for the 48th annual Academy of Country Music Awards on April 7, the organization is taking advantage of the buzz surrounding the weekend by hosting several fund-raising events for its charitable arm, ACM Lifting Lives, and other causes.

"We're really trying to make all our events focused on our charity in some way, just because it's what we've done for almost 50 years," ACM executive VP/managing director Tiffany Moon says.

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