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  • Papa John's for the Cure

    10.22.2014 / Blog Posts Community Local Lifestyle

    There are few things better than a fresh pizza from Papa John’s.

    But, what if we told you that a portion of your purchase would be going to cancer research?

    For the duration of the season Papa John’s is helping WOW members go even further in their commitment to cancer research. For every order of two large, 1-topping pizzas, a $25 value, Papa John’s will donate $5 of the purchase to the American Cancer Society.   

    Seems like a great time for family pizza night or a perfect way to entertain guest while also giving back during a ... Read More

  • Fall Into Fitness This Season

    10.22.2014 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness Local Lifestyle

    By Deanna Jefferson, Celebrity and Nike Trainer

    As the weather cools down, going outside your home to trek to the gym becomes a more daunting task, and holiday weight gain is creeping up on you in your rear view mirror...

    I've come to tell you that you don’t have to travel long or far to find fitness- it can start right in your home!

    Here are three tips to help you take the first steps:

    Start Today. We often wait for more attractive circumstances: new shoes, better weather, a gym membership. The key to making a change in ... Read More

  • All-Star Survivor: Stacy Sassano-Regan

    10.22.2014 / Blog Posts Breast Cancer Awareness

    Stacy Sassano-Regan was diagnosed with breast cancer in May 2014.

    To Stacy being an "All-Star Survivor" means: "That cancer doesn't have to define who we are."

    Stacy believes, "we have an obligation to fight and keep moving forward."

    Do you have any advice for women: "It is never too early to begin testing/screening for breast cancer."

    Check out our breast health map here to find a screening location near you.

    Thank you for sharing your story with us Stacy!

     

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  • All-Star Survivor: Kristen Colston

    10.21.2014 / Blog Posts Breast Cancer Awareness

    Kristen Colston was diagnosed with breast cancer at the Virginia Medical Center.

    What being an "All-Star Survivor" means to Kristen: "For me right now is taking one day at a time - and not spending too much time looking ahead with worry. Enjoy each milestone and trust the Lord, he has a great plan."

    Do you have any advice for women: "Share with friends! Rally on the community. And go to doctors appointments."

    Kristen is honored to be able to celebrate her journey with so many other honorable women!

    Check out our breast health map here to find a screening location ... Read More

  • #FashionFaceoff: Sack Cancer Gala

    10.21.2014 / Blog Posts Fashion Redskins

    This past weekend the Redskins Charitable Foundation and American Cancer Society hosted their inaugural Redskins Sack Cancer Gala. Replacing their cleats for dress shoes on this evening, several of our leading men dressed to impress. Now you have the chance to decide who wore it best!

    Was it DE Stephen Bowen in his classic but trendy navy suit and vest combo?  

    What about Redskins alum Chris Cooley who added a little Breast Cancer Awareness flare to his traditional grey suit with his striped pink tie?

    We also can’t forget Head Coach Jay Gruden who took #ThinkPink to the next ... Read More

  • Redskins Will Way To 19-17 Win Over Titans

    10.20.2014 / Blog Posts Redskins

    In front of hundreds of alumni and thousands of fans at FedExField, the Washington Redskins on Sunday defeated the Tennessee Titans by a final of 19-17.

    With the game on the line and the Redskins down by three, kicker Kai Forbath nailed a 22-yard field goal attempt as time expired to push Washington to a victory.

    Forbath converted on all four of his field goal attempts during the game.

    Quarterback Colt McCoy, meanwhile, threw a 70-yard touchdown to Pierre Garcon on his first pass attempt of the season.

    Catching the ball for what appeared to be a short gain, Garcon ... Read More

  • All-Star Survivor: Marcy Larriva

    10.20.2014 / Blog Posts Breast Cancer Awareness

    Marcy Larriva was diagnosed with breast cancer in July2014.

    To Marcy being an "All-Star Survivor" means: "Happy to be cancer free and to be able to start treatments to prevent the spreading of cancer."

    Marcy's advice for women: Mammograms are very important. Especially since there are no lump symptoms with DCIS (ductal carcinoma in situ). 

    Check out our breast health map here to find a screening location near you.

    Thank you for sharing your story with us Marcy!

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  • All-Star Survivor: Laurie Strollo

    10.19.2014 / Blog Posts Breast Cancer Awareness

    Laurie Strollo was diagnosed with breast cancer on March 11, 2014.

    To Laurie being an "All-Star Survivor" means: "A combination of things: 1) first and foremost, being lucky to have caught my cancer early at a stage that I could be cured. 2) Having the determination to fight through the process and to make treatment decisions that made sense for me."

    Laurie's breast cancer was caught early through her annual mammogram screening and she warns all women to make time for theirs!

    Laurie's advice to women: Laurie wishes to advise women that early detection is key as is ... Read More

  • Team Behind the Team: Dawn Bracken

    10.18.2014 / Blog Posts WOW Interview Series

    WOW continues its Team Behind the Team interview series by talking to Dawn Bracken, wife of Redskins Video Director, Michael Bracken.

    Michael and Dawn met 1995 as students at Lycoming College in Williamsport, PA. Michael, a defensive back for their football team, held an "A" in their Astronomy Class while Dawn was sitting with a "D", a  fact he was constantly teasing her about. Dawn finally decided to talk to him and eventually attended some of his games and here they are 19 years later, having been married for 15 years!

    Michael’s jobs have taken them to California, South ... Read More

  • All-Star Survivor: Sharon Ogle

    10.18.2014 / Blog Posts Breast Cancer Awareness

    Sharon Ogle was diagnosed with breast cancer in June 2014.

    Being an "All-Star Survivor" is important to Sharon because: It makes her feel special and has given her something to look forward to: meeting the players!

    Sharon is very thankful to have been selected as an All-Star Survivor!

    Do you have any advice about Breast Cancer Awareness: "Do what you need to test and detect early. Connect with other survivors and if diagnosed, take advantage of support available. Try to live in the moment and not obsess over the thing you can't control."

    Check out our breast health map ... Read More

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