10.02.2014 / Blog Posts Redskins
One of the greatest players on one of the greatest teams ever, Quarterback Mark Rypien was named MVP of Super Bowl XXVI. While with the Redskins, Rypien threw for over 15,000 yards and was selected for the Pro Bowl both in 1989 and 1991.
WOW caught up with Rypien to talk hidden talents, must-haves on the road, and his work with the Rypien Foundation.
What is something that you always made sure to have while on the road?
What is your favorite outdoor activity?
What is your favorite restaurant in the area?
I liked Alpine ... Read More
10.02.2014 / Blog Posts Breast Cancer Awareness
On January 16, 2014, Cathy Rodgers attended her doctor's appointment for her annual mammogram, which was followed up with an ultrasound and a biopsy.
Then on January 29, 2014, she was diagnosed with breast cancer.
She soon learned she had triple negative invasive ductal carcinoma in her right breast. Only 15% of breast cancers are triple negative, meaning that they are not receptive to any hormone therapy to keep the cancer from coming back.
Cathy grew in her faith that day.
A year befor her diagnosis, in January 2013, Cathy's yearly mammogram revealed a 5mm spot. She had ... Read More
10.01.2014 / Blog Posts Breast Cancer Awareness Health and Wellness
In November 2013, Cheryl McRae attended her doctor's appointment for her annual mammogram.
Six months later, in April 2014, she learned that her mammogram had resulted in a pre-cancer finding. Cheryl's breast cancer was caught early, during stage 1, because she has taken the time every year to attend a well women's check-up and mammogram.
When asked what being an "All-Star Survivor" means to her: "I am a survivor of breast cancer and I am so grateful to have had my regular annual well women’s check and mammogram. For this reason, doctors were able to find ... Read More
10.01.2014 / 100 Days of WOW
It's October 1st and we are ready to #ThinkPink! To kickoff National Breast Cancer Awareness Month correctly, we are giving away our exclusive Redskins Think Pink prize packs.
09.29.2014 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness
Your core muscles – the muscles in your pelvis, lower back, hips and abdomen – are your body’s powerhouse. Strong abdominal and back muscles are essential for doing everyday tasks, such as housework, lifting a 20-pound toddler or putting away groceries. In addition, a strong core helps reduce back pain, improve athletic performance, enhance balance and stability, and correct poor posture.
To build a strong core you need to exercise a variety of muscles from your hips to your shoulders. Most core-strengthening exercises can be done at home with no equipment. Balance training is a great way to improve core strength ... Read More
09.29.2014 / 100 Days of WOW
Bar Louie is hooking WOW members up on Day 18 of #100DaysofWOW with "hook up" cards for 10 lucky winners.
To enter to win this prize, visit www.100DaysofWOW.com.
Curious if there is a Bar Louie near you? Locations can be found on their website,http://www.barlouieamerica.com/ and are also listed below:
DC: 701 7th Street NW, Washington, DC, 20001
Crystal City: 320 S. 23rd Street, Arlington, VA, 22202
Rockville: 150 Gibbs Street, Rockville, MD, 20850
Herndon: 13195 Parcher Ave., Herndon, VA, 20170
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09.28.2014 / 100 Days of WOW
For Day 17, we're giving away 10 WOW prize packs!
Complete with a WOW tee, water bottle, 2014 Redskins team poster and other Redskins giveaways, you don't want to miss it! Click here to visit 100DaysofWOW.com to enter to win!
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09.27.2014 / Blog Posts Community Events
“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” –Dr. Seuss
Dr. Seuss had it right: Reading is one of the most important things we can ever learn to do.
In light of this, the Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation is asking for your help to make this year’s Redskins Book Drive a success!
For this project, the Redskins Charitable Foundation has teamed up with Everybody Wins! DC, a non-profit dedicated to promoting children’s literacy and learning.
Although any new book will be accepted, Everybody Wins ... Read More
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