The Washington Redskins head to Dallas to face the Cowboys in their eighth Thanksgiving Day Match-up. Kick-off at AT&T Stadium is set for 4:30 p.m. Before all our WOW ladies head out to cheer on their Burgundy and Gold, here are some important things know.
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- Redskins Rally - Join all the Burgundy and Gold Faithful in Dallas at Chammps Kitchen & Bar on Wednesday, November 23 from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. Proven to be one of our largest rallies every season, we're excited to pack the house once again with hosts Larry Michael ...
I think we can all agree that Thanksgiving Dinner is not the best time for you to show off your new cooking skills. It’s also not the time to dry out the turkey. However, it is a good time for you to act like you’ve always had excellent cooking skills -- check out this delicious Roasted Turkey recipe from Food Network that has put smiles on many faces and been the solution to the dry turkey.
Ingredients *Cook's Note: This is enough for a 20 pound fresh turkey. You can decrease the quantity for a smaller bird.*Than ... Read More
11.15.2016 / Blog Posts Career Corner Events
On Monday November 14, WOW teamed up with Women in Sports and Events (WISE) and brought Part 2 of our Career Discovery Series to George Washington University. Students from universities across the DMV area engaged in an educational panel on Sports Marketing. The panel featured Emily Dunham, Executive Director of Ballpark Enterprises for the Washington Nationals, Kelly Wolf, Vice President for Octagon, Rebecca Winn, Vice President of Marketing for the Washington Wizards, and LaRhonda Burley, Senior Director of Partnership Marketing for the Washington Redskins.
Each guest received a WOW note pad and pen to jot down notes and some inspiring ... Read More
11.07.2016 / Blog Posts Career Corner
We've all heard those tried-and-true cliches meant to guide your career decisions. They come from people whose experience and adviceyou respect.
They’re supposed to make your life easier, functioning as givens you can fall back on. But that’s not always the case and you might actually be an exception.
Case in point, here are five rules you may be better off ignoring:
1. “Do What You Love”
11.02.2016 / Blog Posts Recipes
With Fall here and temperatures dropping, here's a recipe that will sure warm up your soul! This Slow-Cooker Texas Chili is a meal that you can start on your way out of the house in the morning and enjoy as soon as you get home!
2 1/2 pounds beef chuck, cut into 2-inch cubes
2 tablespoons packed light brown sugar
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 small onion, finely chopped
5 cloves garlic, smashed
2 4 .5-ounce cans chopped green chiles, drained
1 tablespoon ground cumin
3/4 cup chili powder
1 14 -ounce can diced ... Read More
10.31.2016 / Blog Posts Career Corner
Do you have a specific financial goal for retirement?
Shaking your head right now?
Maybe you’ve never really thought about the actual number. In fact, you prefer not to think about retirement at all. After all, you have years to worry about that.
Well it may be time to come up with plan, especially after you consider what John Rampton from Entrepreneur says about how much you’ll need: “Let’s say that you want to play it safe...That would come out to about five million for your retirement. Sound impossible? It ... Read More
10.31.2016 / Blog Posts Breast Cancer Awareness Health and Wellness
Sage Bolte, PhD, LCSW, OSW-C, CST, is a licensed clinical social worker and executive director of Life with Cancer, which provides support and education to anyone affected by cancer. Life With Cancer is a program of the Inova Health System, the official breast cancer awareness partner of the Washington Redskins. In addition to her role as director, Bolte provides individual, couples and family counseling and facilitates several support groups and programs for people with cancer. Read Dr. Bolte’s profile.
After being diagnosed with breast cancer, it’s an amazing feeling to finally get the “all-clear” diagnosis. But moving on ... Read More
What does October mean to you? To me, Breast Cancer Awareness Month offers an extra reason to tune into your health and spend some time focusing on body awareness. That awareness can help you live a longer, healthier life.
How to Be Body-Aware
It's important to know what your breasts feel like, so you can be on the lookout for any changes. Talk to your doctor if you ... Read More
Sarah Ruppert, MS, CGC, is a certified genetic counselor and co-manager of the cancer genetics program at the Inova Translational Medicine Institute. Inova is the official breast cancer awareness partner of the Washington Redskins. Read Sarah Ruppert’s profile.
Genetic testing has become an important part of medicine, and new tests for cancer-related genes are developed every year. If you’re wondering whether you should get tested, the answers to these common questions might help.
1. What can a genetic test tell me?
Genetic testing isn’t a crystal ball. It can’t tell you if or when you’ll ... Read More
10.17.2016 / Blog Posts Career Corner
Have you ever set out a clear career plan with specific goals for yourself?
When I first started out in consulting, my plan was simple: Get a big raise. Get a promotion. Start getting bonuses. Then break six-figures. Finally score an even bigger promotion (with a really nice title).
Years later I had all of the above, and yet—I was miserable. It took me a while to figure out that my career milestones weren’t making me happy, and moreover, I had spent years chasing the wrong goals.
I’d love for that ... Read More
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