11.26.2014 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness Local Lifestyle
By Althea Zanecosky from the Mid-Atlantic Dairy Association
I'm hosting my usual Thanksgiving celebration for over 20 friends and family members.
When I prepare my shopping list, search for recipes and scour the supermarket circulars, I am always amazed at all the warnings about what foods to serve—and what not to serve! Many items are promoted as “100% natural,” “organic” or “chemical free,” implying that anything that is the opposite is unhealthy.
11.26.2014 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness
Women’s health is an area of physical therapy dedicated to evaluating and treating health conditions experienced by women throughout their life span.
Women of all ages may benefit from physical therapy intervention including young female athletes, pregnant or postpartum females, menopausal and elderly women. Common diagnoses include urinary incontinence, urinary frequency, pelvic organ prolapse, pain during pregnancy and postpartum, diastasis recti, sacroiliac joint dysfunction, and pelvic pain.
The pelvic floor plays a key role in many of the above conditions.
The pelvic floor consists of muscles, ligaments and fascia, located between the tailbone and pubic bone. These structures support ... Read More
11.25.2014 / Blog Posts Local Lifestyle WOW Interview Series
WOW had the opportunity to talk to Christina Kotwica, wife of Redskins Special Teams Coordinator, Ben Kotwica, in our latest Team Behind the Team interview!
Born in San Antonio, TX, Christina married her high school sweetheart at the age of 22. The two were married for 7 years and had two children before Jason’s life was tragically taken. Being in the military, Christina and Jason had crossed paths with many people throughout the duration of their time together, one of them being Ben Kotwica.
After Jason’s passing, Christina and Ben’s friendship eventually bloomed into their own love ... Read More
11.24.2014 / Blog Posts Fashion Redskins
Although it was a tough loss for the Redskins this weekend in San Francisco, we still enjoy seeing our boys out of uniform. These players dressed to impress this week and we want to know who you choose as your favorite!
Was it LB Ryan Kerrigan who dressed for success in his grey pants, quarter-zip sweater and stylin' sunglass?
Maybe you prefer the red accented look coming from S Ryan Clark who donned a red tie and red matching pants?
Or, did WR Pierre Garcon in his striped shirt, patterned tie and chic sweater catch your eye?
Choose your favorite ... Read More
11.22.2014 / Blog Posts Events
The Redskins are on the road to San Francisco this weekend but that doesn't mean you have to watch the games alone! Join local Redskins fans at one of our #RedskinsRally spots this weekend.
Fish Market 7611 Old Branch Ave., Clinton, MD 20735
Green Turtle German Town 19961 Century Road, Germantown, MD
Bar Louie 150 Gibbs Street, Rockville, MD 20910
CALLING ALL BAY AREA REDSKIN FANS!
This Saturday, November 22, Redskins Rally is coming to San Francisco as the Redskins take on the 49ers!
The event will take place from 5:30 pm-7:00 pm at the San Francisco ... Read More
11.20.2014 / Blog Posts Community Events
Last year the Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation, Redskins staff and over 500 volunteers assembled and distributed Thanksgiving food baskets to feed more than 3,500 families from Prince George's County.
At this year's event on Tuesday, November 25, the organization hopes to reach even more!
Since its creation in 2003, the Redskins have donated just under 1 million pounds of packaged and fresh food as well as almost 500,000 pounds of turkey to local families in need.
Family participation eligibility has been pre-determined by Prince George's County's Department of Social Services and thus the event ... Read More
11.19.2014 / Blog Posts Community
Redskins Park has seen it's fair share of special visitors, but yesterday was one to remember when a local girl scout troop from Balls Bluff Elementary School arrived.
Embarking on monthly trips to local businesses to learn more about various professions, the girls came out to Redskins Park to find out what work goes on behind-the-scenes for an NFL team.
The girls received a tour of the facilities from Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation staff before hearing from numerous members of the Redskins front office including Head Chef Jon Mathieson and members of the Redskins Equipment Team.
One of the ... Read More
11.18.2014 / Blog Posts Events
On Friday, November 14th, Redskins Salute and USAA, the official military appreciation sponsor of the Washington Redskins, hosted the team's first military combine at Redskins Park.
Skills were tested and limits were pushed, but in the end the event proved to be a great success and a perfect way to kick-off our #SaluteToService weekend!
After a few opening remarks, our servicemen and women were broken off into two groups.
The first group spent the beginning of the event touring the Redskins practice facility before an exclusive chalk talk with Redskins players WR Andre Roberts, FB Darrel Young, S Akeem ... Read More
11.18.2014 / Blog Posts Community Events
Join us in making a difference this Holiday season!
On Friday, November 28, Bon Secours Richmond Health System and the Washington Redskins are joining together to host the area's first Community Health Harvest event.
With the goal of reaching Richmond's underserved communities, the event will provide hot showers, a warm meal, flu shots and laundry services to attendees at no cost.
The event, taking place at the Bon Secours Washington Redskins Training Center, will be open from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. As we head into the season of giving, this event provides a great way ... Read More
11.18.2014 / Blog Posts Redskins
WOW members may be familiar with Akeem Davis on and off the field.
The Redskins Safety joined us for our Ladies Night Out event in October, running members through football drills and taking part in our exclusive Q&A.
Davis's journey to the NFL wasn't always so smooth.
After a brief stint with the Seattle Seahawks and then a full year off, all he wanted was another shot and he worked hard to get it.
Unsigned following the 2013 season, the Safety from the University of Memphis did everything he could to stay in shape and be prepared ... Read More
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