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
11.14.2014 / Blog Posts Events Local Lifestyle
We know it's not always easy to make it out to FedExField to watch the Redskins live. However, every week we try our best to bring the ultimate fan experience to you at our #RedskinsRally bars across the country.
This weekend as the Redskins take on the Buccaneers, we will be turning James Hoban's, located at 1 Dupont Circle NW, Washington, DC, 200036, burgundy and gold!
As our featured #RedskinsRally bar of the week fans will enjoy raffles, giveaways and even appearances by some of our Redskins Cheerleaders.
For more information about this weekend's rally or to ... Read More
11.12.2014 / Blog Posts Community Events Local Lifestyle
Mark your calendars because on Sunday, November 23, from 7:30-10:00 p.m., Tysons Corner Center will play host to a private, after-hours shopping event and you're invited!
As a WOW member, you're invited to attend this event for FREE with this complimentary ticket*.
A Night of Giving features in-store events, special gifts with purchase, retailer discounts AND the opprtunity to give back to your community and support the Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation. More than 40 non-profit organizations will be participating in the Night of Giving, however the organization with the most attendees will win $10,000 ... Read More
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
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