03.06.2014 / Blog Posts Community Redskins
USO photo by Dave Gatley
WOW had the chance to sit down with Redskins WR #88 Pierre Garçon before he left for the USO Military Tour in Afghanistan. Read what he had to say below and check out some of the photos that we just received from his trip!
What’s your favorite off-season activity?
Going home and having free time.
Do you have a pre-game ritual or any superstitions?
I eat grilled chicken and broccoli pre-game.
What is your motto in life?
Hard work pays off.
What’s your favorite movie?
If you could do any ... Read More
03.05.2014 / Blog Posts Community Local Lifestyle Redskins
We've seen him dunk in the end zone, but does he have what it takes to dunk and score on the court?
Come find out at the Battle of the Beltway Charity All-Star Basketball Game featuring Ryan Kerrigan of our beloved Washington Redskins and Torrey Smith of the Baltimore Ravens! Smith and Kerrigan are taking the battle off the field and onto the courts in a friendly yet competitive game where all proceeds will go to benefit both Smith and Kerrigan's foundations.
The infamous "Battle of the Beltway" will take place on March 29th when Smith and his ... Read More
02.02.2014 / Blog Posts Community Local Lifestyle
Looking for more ways to get involved with the Washington Redskins?
Encourage reading in your community and nominate a student you know in the Redskins Read Book Challenge powered by NRG.
From now until March 15, students who have read 10 or more books are able to have their parent, guardian or teacher nominate them to receive Redskins prizes and become the Reading Challenge Champion!
The grand prize for the school with the highest participation in the challenge will receive a visit from a current Washington Redskins player and the opportunity to host a Redskins Read event at their school ... Read More
11.20.2013 / Blog Posts Community Local Lifestyle
Harris Teeter, the Official Grocery Store of the Washington Redskins, is giving members of the community a way to support local food banks this Holiday Season.
Learn more from Harris Teeter's Dr. Russell Greenfield on the 2013 Harvest Feast program:
11.19.2013 / Blog Posts Community Events
The ladies of the Douglas J. Green Memorial Foundation
Ladies Night Out fell on Veteran's Day this year and it wouldn't have been complete without commemorating our armed forces.
To thank our troops overseas, WOW members came out in full force on Nov. 11 with hundreds of non-perishable food donations and care package items to send to soldiers currently deployed. Before we knew it, women were bringing in bins upon bins and event backing their cars up to the Redskins Indoor Training Facility to unload all their supplies.
WOW wouldn't have been able to support such a ... Read More
10.28.2013 / Blog Posts Breast Cancer Awareness Community
Our next special WOW survivor spotlight features Carrie Rollins, 31, an analyst for the Department of Defense and mother of two whose favorite Redskins player is Santana Moss. Rollins, an avid runner, had no family history of breast cancer when she discovered an abnormality in her breast earlier this year and was diagnosed with category 4 DCIS in May.
After a double bilateral mastectomy in June, Rollins did not need chemo or radiation due to the type of cancer and her young age. A Redskins fan since conception (her parents were season ticket holders), Rollins joined WOW this season and ... Read More
10.25.2013 / Blog Posts Breast Cancer Awareness Community
Our next special WOW survivor spotlight features Joyce Shambley, 61, a patient advocacy advisor for the Surgeon General of the United States whose favorite Redskins player is RGIII.
Shambley, a retired Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Army, had no family history of cancer. In January 2009, while watching television, she discovered a lump the size of an extra large egg protruding from her breast. After receiving a diagnosis of Stage 3A triple negative breast cancer at Walter Reed Hospital where she works, Shambley began chemotherapy to shrink the tumor. Once the tumor had been reduced, she had a mastectomy ... Read More
10.24.2013 / Blog Posts Community Events
On Saturday, October 26th, WOW is volunteering with Women Giving Back, an organization working to provide clothing, shoes, and accessories for women and children emerging from the transitionally homeless systems of Northern Virginia.
We sat down with the successful business ladies behind WGB, Terri Stagi and Fiona Hughes, to get an inside look at where they draw their inspiration, how WGB came about, and more! Terri, founder & president of The Stagi Group, has been married for 34 years and has two grown children - the oldest of which got married this month ... Read More
10.23.2013 / Blog Posts Breast Cancer Awareness Community
Our next special WOW survivor spotlight features Sharon Chapman, 67, a financial advisor and tax accountant from Arlington, Virginia. Chapman, a mother of two and grandmother of five, had no family history of the disease and was diagnosed with Stage Three breast cancer in June 2005 via mammogram. After a lumpectomy and radiation treatment, the lifelong Redskins fan has been cancer-free for over seven years.
How long have you been a Redskins fan?
Sharon Chapman: I have been a fan for as long as I remember. My dad was a fan and he started taking me to games in the ... Read More
10.15.2013 / Blog Posts Breast Cancer Awareness Community WOW Interview Series
During the month of October -- in conjunction with National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the NFL’s “A Crucial Catch” initiative -- we are delighted to introduce a blog series spotlighting breast cancer survivors on WOWRedskins.com. This Breast Cancer Survivor Spotlight Series will share the inspiring stories of these extraordinary women and special WOW members with the Redskins community while continuing to raise breast cancer awareness and educate women about the importance of annual screenings.
Our next special WOW survivor spotlight features native Washingtonian Cathy Colleli, 58, a retired federal audit/analyst manager and mother of two whose favorite Redskins ... Read More
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