Today was a very special Thanksgiving, with tons of us helping to bring joy to seniors in need. Oneal’s provided the food, Saint Paul the Apostle the dining space, and Project Find the volunteers.
The band played, everyone smiled and dished out dinner, and we served a much needed meal to more than 300 guests!
How you [...]
July 21, 2010 | Leave a Comment
The Woodrow Wilson Bridge Half Marathon press conference and rally took place today in Market Square in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia, marking two months before the start of the inaugural Sept. 19 race. Race fan, dignitaries and sponsors were on hand to show their support.
Steve Nearman, founder and event manager, and an Alexandria businessman, said [...]
April 12, 2010 | Leave a Comment
The Tennis Ball is WTEF’s largest annual fundraiser and all of the proceeds benefit the children they serve. The two events are the Tennis Ball dinner at the Ritz-Carlton downtown DC, and the Capital One Bank VIP Round Robin Tennis Tournament. The evening at The Ritz-Carlton consists of Live, Mini-Live and Silent Auctions, dinner and [...]
Somehow after the Super Bowl my focus shifted to pro basketball and auto racing earlier than usual and college basketball got lost in the shuffle. Which means beside the usual favorites, I have no idea which teams or athletes are good. So it looks like I’ll be skipping the brackets this year. That won’t stop [...]
September 10, 2009 | Leave a Comment
Tonight the defending Super Bowl champion Pittsburgh Steelers kick off the new NFL season, playing host to the Tennessee Titans. But it is the events before and after the game that past and present players put their real game faces on.
On the eve of the eighth anniversary of 9/11, the team remembers the men [...]
Next Tuesday, August 4th D.C. hosts the Andy Roddick Foundation Day at the Legg Mason Tennis Classic. The foundation helps to improve the quality of life and enhance educational and economic opportunities for all children based on the principles of respect for family, education and morality. All benefiting organizations aid in the development of at-risk [...]
First they got to raise yet another coveted trophy. Football Club Barcelona captured the 2009 Champions League title with an exciting defeat of Manchester United. And now, the team is choosing to raise awareness, demonstrating their support for HIV victims in Swaziland.
Earlier this month a photo exhibit was unveiled at the UNICEF headquarters in [...]
In the spirit of the season, I thought I’d write a post that offers suggestions for non-traditional holiday presents. With these alternatives, you can give a gift and make a difference.
Cooking for a Cause
A recipe in The Sunday Night Football Cookbook will have you serving up Tiki Barber’s Korean-Style Short Ribs. If that’s not enough [...]
Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig has said it on more than one occasion: baseball is a social institution with important social responsibilities. Think of MLB reaching out and addressing the social issues that concern its legion of fans. Think of education and the environment. Think of health care. One of the most important issues, [...]
As the first round of the Ricoh British Open gets underway today in Berkshire, England, we take a look at another way golfers make charitable contributions.
Third-year LPGA tour player Morgan Pressel, an ambassador with the Stanford Financial Group, is one of several pro golfers helping to raise funds for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital [...]