03.23.2015 / Blog Posts Local Lifestyle
In the nation's capital, men may head every branch of the federal government—but increasingly, it's women who are stepping up, taking charge, and getting things done. Here are a select few of ELLE's fifth annual Washington Power List.
Muriel Boswer, Mayor of Washington, D.C.
Capitol Hill may still be mostly a boys' club, but with the recent election of Mayor Muriel Bowser, 42, you might say that girls rule the 650,000 residents of the city around it: Bowser is actually Washington, D.C.'s second female mayor, and both the city's police chief ... Read More
03.22.2015 / Blog Posts Redskins
Check out some facts about our new 2015 Coaches!
Joe Barry: Defensive Coordinator
Born: July 5, 1970
Place of Birth: Boulder, Colo.
College: Michigan, USC
NFL Coaching Experience: 14 years
Previous Job: Linebacker Coach; San Diego Chargers (2011-14)
Bill Callahan: Offensive of Line Coach
Born: July 31, 1956
Place of Birth: Chicago
College: Illinois Benedictine College
NFL Coaching Experience: 16 years
Previous Job: Offensive Coordinator/ Line Coach; Dallas Cowboys (2012-14)
Perry Fewell: Defensive Backs Coach
Born: Sept. 7, 1962
Place of Birth: Cramerton, N.C.
College: Lenoir-Rhyne College
NFL Coaching Experience: 17 years
Previous Job: Defensive Coordinator; New York Giants ... Read More
03.21.2015 / Blog Posts
Written By: Kathi Laughman of Today's Innovative Woman
In this month we celebrate Women in History. First lady Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962), wife of Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882-1945), the U.S. president from 1933 to 1945, was a leader in her own right and involved in numerous humanitarian causes throughout her life. An important note about her role is that she was one of the first public officials to use mass media to talk about important issues such as civil rights; the rights of children and women; and the value of public service. Because of that, there are many quotes ... Read More
03.20.2015 / Blog Posts Local Lifestyle
Whatever you have on your grill this 4-piece Redskins BBQ Set has everything you need for a great backyard barbecue or Redskins Tailgate! The Redskins barbecue set is stainless steel and features a fork, tongs, spatula and brush! Each utensil is branded with the Redskins team logo. The spatula also features a laser etched logo.
Item: 4-piece Redskins BBQ Set
WOW Deal: Take 25% off with the promo code WOWDEAL150
Valid online only and while supplies last. Cannot be combined with any other offer, discount, or promotion. Read More
03.20.2015 / Blog Posts Events Redskins
On Thursday, March 19 , WOW teamed up with WISE (Women in Sports and Events) DC Chapter to host a networking and panel event, “Up Close with the Women Behind the Redskins”. The WOW Leadership Series and WISE Power Play Panel introduced a powerhouse of female executive leaders working for the Washington Redskins.
The event started as an in-depth interactive panel discussion moderated by Julie Donaldson, Anchor for Comcast SportsNet Central and active WOW member. Each executive discussed their career paths and current position responsibilities. Our guest panelists included Jane Rodgers, Executive Director of the Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation; Nancy Hubacher ... Read More
03.18.2015 / Blog Posts Community Events Health and Wellness Redskins
Today marks the start of our Couch to 5K Countdown Series! Since running for beginners can be extremely tough without a plan, we have created a secret weapon for our ladies on the Official Women of Washington 5K team. Our Couch to 5K Countdown Series will give you the perfect training advice so that you will be ready for the big day! Be sure to check back every Wellness Wednesday from now until May 2nd to keep updated!
Week One: Motivation
Get Motivated to Run!
The time starts now to begin to push yourself to train for the Draft ... Read More
03.17.2015 / Blog Posts Recipes
Looking for some fun ideas to celebrate St. Patrick's Day with your girlfriends? You're in luck! With help from The DC Ladies we have found some creative ways to cherish the evening without having to guzzle the Guinness.
Pot of Gold Cocktail
(makes 8 servings)
- 24 lemon rind (strips)
- 8 tbsps limoncello (liqueur)
- 4 tsps fresh lemon juice
- 750 ml champagne (brut, chilled)
Roll up each strip of lemon rind; place 1 into each of 8 Champagne flutes. Add 1 tablespoon liqueur and 1/2 teaspoon juice to each glass. Divide Champagne evenly among glasses. Serve ... Read More
03.16.2015 / Blog Posts Local Lifestyle Redskins
“I’ve been known as the crazy, fearless chick on the hill,” says Olympic freestyle skier, Ashley Caldwell.
“There’s no one else really doing triples so it kind of makes it my signature move…It kind of helps to stand out,” she states. Caldwell, a native of Ashburn, VA, and a lifelong Redskins fan, achieves a not so average accomplishment by launching herself 60 feet into the air and twisting into three backflips before landing at incredible speed.
Caldwell recently wrapped up the Freestyle Ski World Cup, where she won second place overall and finished first in two of ... Read More
03.15.2015 / Blog Posts Recipes
Recipe created by 3-Every-Day™ of Dairy, a proud partner of Mid-Atlantic Dairy Association:
3 tablespoons barbeque sauce
4 small boneless, skinless chicken breast halves (1 pound)
2 small unpeeled red potatoes, thinly sliced
1 red or green bell pepper, seeded and sliced
1 green onion, finely chopped
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
1 1/2 cups reduced-fat Cheddar cheese, shredded
Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.
Place a foil sheet, approximately 12×12 inches, on a work surface. Spoon about 1 teaspoon of the barbecue sauce in the center of the foil sheet. Place ... Read More
03.14.2015 / Blog Posts
To continue our commemoration of Women’s History Month, we have compiled a list of the top 10 inspirational quotes from some of history's most empowering women:
“If you want something said, ask a man; if you want something done, ask a woman.” – Margaret Thatcher
“The story of women’s struggle for equality belongs to no single feminist nor to any one organization but to the collective efforts of all who care about human rights.” – Gloria Steinem
“A woman is like a tea bag—you never know how strong she is until she gets in hot water.” – Eleanor Roosevelt ... Read More
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