11.10.2014 / Blog Posts Local Lifestyle WOW Interview Series
Cindy, a native Washingtonian, met former Redskins RB Buddy Hardeman in 1979 during his rookie season.
On the same Sunday that Buddy was supposed to come to Cindy's house for the first time for dinner, he suffered a jaw injury during a punt-return in a game against the Steelers in PA. Though Cindy saw him on TV on the sidelines with an ice-pack, she didn’t think much of it until she received a phone call from Redskin Clarence Harmon asking Cindy to meet Buddy at the Washington Hospital Center, where she later learned his jaw was broken and ... Read More
11.08.2014 / Blog Posts Local Lifestyle Redskins
Redskins DL Chris Baker is used to being in the spotlight at FedExField. But yesterday, with the stadium empty, Baker took the field with a new teammate by his side, his fiance, Jamila Phillips!
The football-loving duo decided that FedExField would serve as the perfect spot for their engagement photos. Jamila recalls Baker saying that she would be his wife on their first date. He even sent her flowers everyday for a week!
Jamila is a Senior Talent Producer with ESPN from Mobile, Alabama. She was introduced to Baker after meeting his parents at a church BBQ. After Baker's ... Read More
11.06.2014 / Blog Posts Fashion Local Lifestyle
For #throwbackthursday today, we thought we'd take you back to a time before Ryan Kerrigan donned the burgundy and gold and was instead, making waves in the modeling world.
So, we're throwing it back to 2011 when Ryan Kerrigan posed with 11 other NFL hopefuls entering the draft that year for "The Graduating Class."
Check out the photos and decide for yourself if Kerrigan gets your vote for best looking (he definitely gets ours!).
11.03.2014 / Blog Posts Community Events Local Lifestyle
With Thanksgiving and Christmas fast approaching, holiday shopping season is upon us!]
So, why not have your purchases benefit a good cause in the process?
On November 13 from 6-9 p.m., INOVA will be hosting their Shop for a Cause event benefitting the Life with Cancer Program.
The program, which seeks to enhance the quality of life for patients and families dealing with the realities of a cancer diagnosis and treatments, is open to all and provides services varying from free education and information to support classes.
The event will take place at the Bloomingdale's at Tysons Corner ... Read More
10.30.2014 / Blog Posts Local Lifestyle Recipes
Summer is long gone and Fall is finally here and in full-swing! To celebrate the coming of Fall, Francesca Lynch from the Mid-Atlantic Dairy Association shares with us some tips on how to get the most out of this colorful season.
The leaves have started to change color. The nights have started to get chillier and daylight is ending earlier. Autumn is here. I am certainly a summer girl at heart, but there are still many things I love about the fall. It’s the perfect time for apple and pumpkin picking. Baking is also a fun activity to do ... Read More
10.27.2014 / Community Events Fashion Local Lifestyle
On October 30, 2014, Kirk Cousins, Pierre Garçon and Gary Clark will be trading in their cleats for dress shoes and hitting the runway at this year’s Walk This Way fashion show for charity. The goal of the event is to bring greater attention to the issue of intimate partner violence.
Hosted by Becky’s Fund annually, all proceeds will be directed towards expanding their “Men of Code” program into five more schools. Men of Code seeks to directly engage young men within established male settings, such as on the athletic field, where unhealthy masculinity behaviors can rise ... Read More
10.23.2014 / Blog Posts Local Lifestyle
At the end of each season, Stephanie Jojokian, Director and Choreographer of The Washington Redskins Cheerleaders, takes a look at her team's goals and accomplishments as well as her own.
This season, Stephanie has decided to embark on accomplishing a long-term personal goal: earning her Master's degree. Though balancing work, family and classes will be tough, Stephanie believes that she has found the best program to help meet her needs in pursuit of her MBA through Kaplan University.
Watch the start of her journey here and learn why Kaplan University was the right choice for her.
Follow the ... Read More
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
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
10.18.2014 / Blog Posts Breast Cancer Awareness Community Local Lifestyle
The Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation, led by Dan and Tanya Snyder, and the American Cancer Society Friday evening hosted the inaugural Sack Cancer Gala at the Ritz-Carlton in McLean, Va.
With an estimated 500 attendees, the goal of the Sack Cancer Gala is to raise funds and awareness for breast cancer research and services for the American Cancer Society, which is leading the way in transforming breast cancer research from deadly to treatable and from treatable to preventable.
Joining the Snyders -- who are honorary chairs for the event -- Friday were special guests Donald Hoffman (President and CEO of Excel Services ... Read More
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