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
09.17.2014 / Blog Posts Events Health and Wellness Local Lifestyle
By Julie Donaldson, CSN Anchor
I am sure you ALL watched the Redskins win against the Jaguars. If you are like me, as much as you want to celebrate the victory, you can’t help but look at the cost.
I couldn't help but think that the injuries sustained by both RGIII and Desean Jackson line up perfectly with our Moms Football Safety Clinic we hosted last Friday. While the odds of making it to the NFL are slim (only 0.2% of High School players will ever see the NFL!) injuries are still a huge concern no matter ... Read More
09.04.2014 / Blog Posts Local Lifestyle
Hello WOW members,
I am sooo excited to be joining this group and am thrilled of the new relationships it will bring. Since this is my first blog, I thought I would start by introducing myself. I'm Julie. I work for Comcast SportsNet anchoring their sports news shows and I love my job!
I was once told years ago, that most people in life have a job… and I have a passion. I am blessed that my job is my passion! It took me a good minute to understand how great of a blessing this is, but when you ... Read More
08.27.2014 / Blog Posts Local Lifestyle Recipes Redskins
Former Redskins Safety Brig Owens graces the list of the 80 greatest Redskins, still holds the record for most interception return yards in Redskins history (686), and recently presented the award for 2013 Defensive Player of the Year at the Redskins Welcome Home Luncheon.
What many may not know however, is how talented Owens is in the kitchen!
WOW sat down with the Redskins alum to talk about gameday rituals, vacation spots, and how he makes his famous enchiladas:
What was one thing you could not live without?
Hot Fudge Sundae the evening before every game
Favorite outdoor activity?
Golf ... Read More
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