Peavey has teamed with Ted Nugent and Artists For Autism topromote a one-of-a-kind Peavey guitar auction to benefit AutismSpeaks and Project Lifesaver International. The auction is live oneBay until Thursday, April 5.
Artist John Rios of GrafixJam and Rich Wright of WrighteousJewelry collaborated on the custom design for the Peavey® Rotor®electric guitar, which features a tribal design created especiallyfor this instrument, as well as a sterling silver tailpiece andsterling silver "bear claw" volume and tone controls. Ted Nugentplayed and signed the guitar on March 2, 2012.
"The Nugent band is very proud that we can donate dozens anddozens of guitars to meaningful children's and military charitiesacross the land each year," said Nugent. "This very special,one-of-a-kind Peavey guitar is going for yet another very importantcharity-to help fight the fight against autism and assist thosebattling this terrible disease. Peavey and the Nugent tribe areAmerican Blood Brothers for those in need."
Artists For Autism will donate the proceeds from this auction toAutism Speaks and Project Lifesaver International, which will usethe funds to not only create awareness about autism, but also toprovide equipment and rapid response services to children withautism who wander, which will reduce the potential for seriousinjury and save lives.
Founder and CEO of Peavey Electronics Hartley Peavey said,"We're happy to be able to contribute to autism awareness andautism response services. This is a fine musical instrument withhigh-quality custom treatments that make it a must-have forcollectors and players."
For more information, please visit Artists For Autism online atwww.artistsforautism.net, or click here for the auction page.