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Local Business Makes Local Difference: Cheers Sports & Team Joe Charities Assist Inova Fairfax NICU

Local Business Makes Local Difference: Cheers Sports & Team Joe Charities Assist Inova Fairfax NICU

This week, WUSA 9 recognizes Cheers Sports for its neighborhood contribution through Team Joe Charities.

Thanks to Andrea Alexander (Aesa Consulting) for nominating Cheers Sports as this week's Local Business ... Local Difference.

Scores Gather to Support INMED’s Fight for Healthy Children and Bright Futures

Scores Gather to Support INMED’s Fight for Healthy Children and Bright Futures

Scores gathered recently for a Dinner for a Food Cause, an elegant dinner and silent auction at the beautiful Restaurant at Patowmack Farm in Lovettsville, VA. They were there to support INMED Partnerships for Children, a local organization that’s making an international difference. INMED is a nonprofit development organization that rescues children around the world from immediate and irreversible harm and prepares them for a brighter future.

Foundation Fighting Blindness to Honor Wes Bush & Dr. Ignacio Rodriguez at NoVA Dining in the Dark

Foundation Fighting Blindness to Honor Wes Bush & Dr. Ignacio Rodriguez at NoVA Dining in the Dark

U.S. Reps. Jim Moran and Pete Sessions are Honorary Co-Chairs for Unique Dining Event

Leesburg Announces “Freeze Your Gizzard” Race Results

8th Annual 5K Cross Country Race and 1-Mile Fun Run Held on Saturday, November 20, 2010

From the Town of Leesburg – The Town of Leesburg Parks and Recreation Department, in partnership with Loudoun Interfaith Relief, hosted the 8th Annual Freeze Your Gizzard Cross Country 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run on Saturday, November 20, 2010.  More than 1,000 runners and walkers came out and ‘froze their gizzard’ at Ida Lee Park.   

Runners were asked to bring 2 canned food items to be donated to Loudoun Interfaith Relief’s food bank and a record 2,106 pounds of food were donated at this year’s race.  For more information about the race, please call 703-777-1368 or visit our website at www.idalee.org.

Join the Dec. 2 Fight for Healthy Children and Bright Futures at INMED's Dinner for a Food Cause

Nutritious Food Means Healthy Children and Brighter Futures

8th Annual “Freeze Your Gizzard” 5K Cross Country Race and 1-Mile Fun Run Scheduled for Saturday, No

Race will begin at 9:00 a.m. at the Gazebo in the front field of Ida Lee Park

N.G. Fitness & The Women of Washington Redskins Join for the NFL Fit For You 5K Walk/Run on Nov. 13

Join the NFL, the Washington Redskins, and celebrity fitness expert Tracy Anderson at the NFL Fit for You 5K, an event that promotes health and fitness. All proceeds benefit the NFL PLAY 60 Challenge, a joint program of the NFL and the American Heart Association! Support a great cause and meet NFL alumni players, cheerleaders, and other members of the NFL family. The day will be filled with fun events, including a PLAY 60 area f...or kids and chances to win great NFL prizes such as tickets to Super Bowl XLV and more!

And don’t forget, the day is all about showing off your team pride, so be sure to wear your team’s apparel! To view a look book featuring the Women of the NFL sporting their NFL Women’s Apparel, visit www.nfl.com/women.

WHEN: NOVEMBER 13th, 2010
WHERE: THE NATIONAL HARBOR
START TIME (RUNNERS): 10:15 AM
START TIME (WALKERS): 10:20 AM