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  • Healing in a Hurry: Enhancing Recovery After Breast Cancer Surgery

    / Breast Cancer Awareness

    Kirsten K. Edmiston, MD, is a board-certified surgeon specializing in breast cancer and breast surgery. She is a member of the Inova Breast Cancer Program.

    Whether breast cancer surgery involves removing all or part of the breast, with or without reconstruction, the operation can be hard on the body.

    Yet there are steps you – and your surgical team – can take to help you recover faster.

    The best place for patients to start: Read More

    • Quit smoking. This is the most important thing you can do before surgery. The sooner the better, but even quitting a couple of days beforehand can speed recovery ...
  • Recap: WOW "Think Pink" Pregame Party

    On Sunday, October 15, WOW kicked off Breast Cancer Awareness month with a "Think Pink" Pregame Party!

    Before the Redskins victory against the 49ers, WOW members celebrated with music, raffles, and giveaways. Each WOW member who attended went home with the exclusive Redskins 2017 BCA shirt designed by Chris Cooley.

    Special guests included Tanya Snyder and the Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation All-Star Survivors in a "pink-ed out" tent! Members and guests were encouraged to write special notes of encouragement on a large Redskins ribbon banner in the tent. This will be a part of the WOW pregame party throughout the ... Read More

  • Redskins Baby Fever!

    10.10.2017

    Congratulations to Kirk Cousins and Brandon Scherff on their newest additions to their families, both healthy baby boys!

    Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins and his wife, Julie, welcomed their first child September 30th, with the birth of their son, Cooper, born 11 days after his due date at 9 pounds, 11 ounces. Cousins missed practice on Friday to be with his wife, but did attend one team meeting via FaceTime.

    Right guard Brandon Scherff also became a first-time father with the birth of a healthy boy. Scherff left after the team’s practice on September 30th to be with ... Read More

  • Recap: WOW and WRCF Flywheel Charity Ride

    10.09.2017

    The Women of Washington Redskins teamed up with the Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation to kick off Breast Cancer Awareness month with a special charity ride at Flywheel to benefit the BREM foundation. All proceeds went to the BREM foundation, a cause that educates women about risk factors and screening options while providing access to diagnostic test for uninsured women.

    Redskins alum Santana Moss also took part in the class and guests received the 2017 Washington Redskins Breast Cancer Awareness t-shirt designed by Redskins alum Chris Cooley.

    Make sure you stay tuned to the website and our social media pages to ... Read More

  • Recap: WOW Redskins-Raiders Pregame VIP Party

    09.28.2017

    Before the Redskins victory on Sunday, September 25th, against the Oakland Raiders, WOW members celebrated with two fun filled hours before kickoff! The afternoon had music, raffles, complimentary food & beverage, and more. This week featured a photo booth and a special appearance from Redskins alum Raven Caldwell!

    We are gearing up for our next home game against the San Francisco 49ers, which is also our Breast Cancer Awareness game, “Think Pink”. Make sure you stay tuned to the website and our social media pages for the sign up form!

    Thank you to our sponsor Pepsi.  Read More

  • Recap: WOW & WISE Career Discovery Series @ University of Maryland, College Park

    On Wednesday, September 13th, the Women of Washington Redskins (WOW), Women in Sports and Entertainment DC (WISE DC) and The University of Maryland Career Center hosted a panel on Maryland’s campus highlighting four women and their experience breaking into and working in the sports industry. The women all discussed their backgrounds, jobs, as well as networking tips before going onto answering questions from the audience. The panel featured the following the guests:

    Moderator: LaRhonda Burley, Senior Director, Partnership Marketing, The Washington                     Redskins
                     Katie Bollinger, Marketing and Fan Development Manager, The Baltimore                          Ravens
                     Tish Carmona, Corporate Communications Manager, The ... Read More

  • Get to know #40 Josh Harvey Clemons

    WOW: Who is your favorite athlete?

    Josh Harvey Clemons: Lebron James

     

    WOW: What other sports did you play growing up?

    JHC: I did the USA track and field ever since I was 8. I also played basketball. I also have a record with the 400 meter when I was 9 years old. 

     

    WOW: What is one word to describe yourself?

    JHC: Humble

     

    WOW: What is your ideal superpower?

    JHC: I would love to fly or have flash and run really fast like the Flash guy Read More

  • Get to know #40 Josh Harvey Clemons

    WOW: Who is your favorite athlete?

    Josh Harvey Clemons: Lebron James

     

    WOW: What other sports did you play growing up?

    JHC: I did the USA track and field ever since I was 8. I also played basketball. I also have a record with the 400 meter when I was 9 years old. 

     

    WOW: What is one word to describe yourself?

    JHC: Humble

     

    WOW: What is your ideal superpower?

    JHC: I would love to fly or have flash and run really fast like the Flash guy Read More

  • 3 Things to Do in DC for Labor Day Weekend

    Via The Washington Post 

    Need last minute plans for the long weekend? Check out 3 of the 14 things you can do this weekend in the D.C. to celebrate the last weekend of summer.

    Saturday, September 2

    Hurrican Harvey Fundraisers:More than 25 area restaurants, bars, distilleries and breweries will donate all or part of their proceeds on Saturday to the American Red Cross’s relief efforts in Southeast Texas. Participating venues include Boundary StoneDC Brau3 Stars BrewingBrookland’s FinestNew Columbia Distillers and All-Purpose Pizzeria. Organizers hope to raise at least $25,000 for the ... Read More

  • Get to know #16 Zach Pascal

    WOW: What was your favorite subject in school?

    Zach Pascal: Math. I was a math wiz

     

    WOW: What is your dream car?

    ZP: It used to be a mustang, but now it's a mazerati

     

    WOW: Do you have any secret talents?

    ZP: I can sing

     

    WOW: What is your go to song?

    ZP: "We Belong Together" - Mariah Carey

     

    WOW: What is your favorite cartoon? 

    ZP:  Dexter's Laboratory Read More

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