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What a bash!

The 5th annual Newsbabes Bash for Breast Cancer was a huge hit! More than 250 people partied at a pinkified Hamilton DC! The gals and handsome Newsmen in Pink donated more than 10,000 to the Howard Hospital Cancer Center! WUSA9’s JC Hayward.. who is a breast cancer survivor was a riot and brought the house down by bringing the humor to her very serious situation! Thanks again for sporting your pink and supporting such a great cause!
NBC4’s Danella Sealock is surrounded by the crew from Howard University Cancer Center Dayleen Deriggs, Alicia Meredith, Alice Mahan, Desta Golden, and Kim Hayes. Photo by TheSceneBisnow

WUSA’s JC Hayward hit it out of the park!

The bash is BACK!

Don’t miss the 5th Annual Newsbabes Bash for Breast Cancer. It’s Thursday June 27th at The Hamilton in DC.The Newsmen in Pink are back again this year too. Attire for ladies and gents.. anything pink! This year’s event benefits Howard Hospital’s Cancer Center. Get your tickets today!

Post bash brunch at Bourbon Steak

Jennifer Griffin and Eun Yang

The final tally is in and we raised more than $18,000 for the GW Mammovan at this year’s bash! Thank you all who donated, supported and helped grow this event to it’s biggest year yet.

PHOTOS: Newsbabes Bash 2012

MSNBC: Andrea Mitchell addresses Bash

A group of us hosts gathered at Bourbon Steak for some good grub (duck fat fries and truffle rolls!) so that we could recap the night and look ahead to things we can do in the future. We’d love your suggestions always too!

Cynne Simpson, Liliana Baldassari, Megan Hughes and Angie Goff

Sweet! A Newsbabes Bash sugar cookie

Laura Evans, Barbara Martin and Jayne Sandman of BrandlinkDC

Veggie burger that had quinoa in it and kimchee!


Newsbabes Bash: Selling-Out to Save Lives

FNC's Jennifer Griffin and NBC's Andrea Mitchell are both breast cancer survivors

It was a sell-out crowd at the Howard Theatre for the 4th annual Newsbabes Bash for Breast Cancer. Making the night extra inspiring speech by NBC News’ Andrea Mitchell a breast cancer survivor and the debut of the hi ghly anticipated “Men in Pink.” DJ Flounder did a fab job keeping the energy up in the newly renovated theater.

PHOTOS: 2012 Newsbabes Bash

We also spotted a couple Redskins… Derrick Dockery and Lorenzo Alexander with their beautiful wives. In addition to dozens of newswomen and men notable guests included: MIX 107.3’s Aly Jacobs, FRESH FM’s Tommy McFly and Kelly Collis, EB and Matt Valdez from the Sports Junkies and VA Congressional candidate Mark Gibson.

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This year’s event benefited the GW Mammovan. For more info follow @dcnewsbabes on twitter. Special thanks to our gracious sponsors The Howard Theatre, Bethesda Row, Alton Lane, Onomonomedia, Sweet Signatures and Georgetown Cupcake. Photos by Daniel Swartz .

Women from all stations and networks hosted this year’s bash.

Newsmen in Pink were the ultimate gentlemen in custom pink by Alton Lane

Redskins Derrick Dockery and Lorenzo Alexander

So grateful of my girlfriends who came out to support… Catherine, Sumita and Kelly! My dress is by local designer Gennet Purcell of Maven. It’s called “Verse” and can be worn a billion different ways!

Getting the scoop.. of Dolci Gelati! Peter Doocy, Luke Russert, Mike Hydeck and Ed Henry.

Media gal pals.. Juliana Jeans and Aly Jacobs of Mix 107.3

NBC4’s Brian Callahan and CCTV’s Elaine Reyes

Teri Galvez and Debbie Sigmund showed support

Bright for the fight

NBC4’s Jason Gittlen and Lauren Dunn

Survivor Stef Woods in great spirits

Fashion show producer Maggy Francois and Ike Nwaneri of Keadworks/Kojami

With BrandlinkDC’s Jayne Sandman, Barbara Martin and Alton Lane’s CEO Colin Hunter

Aba Kwawu,  Lynda Erkiletian, Tommy McFly and Michelle Dellino

Kelly Olson with Microsoft’s Mark Drapeau

Sweet Signatures’ breast cancer inspired treats

Dr. Rachel Brem talks about the Mammovan’s impact

NBC4’S Dave Carter in action

An awesome view

Andrea Mitchell to speak at Newsbabes Bash

Ladies have you got your pink dress? Gents.. your pink tie or shirt? The Newsbabes Bash for Breast Cancer is closely approaching. This year’s honored guest is NBC News’ Andrea Mitchell, a breast cancer survivor. Also, joining us a string of newsmen in pink.. including Luke Russert, Wolf Blitzer, Ed Henry, Leon Harris, Dan Hellie and more. Survivors there is a special discount code for you. Click below to get tickets to this year’s bash!

Newsbabes Bash Tickets On Sale Now


Big Surprise at Newsbabes Bash Kick Off

Thank you to everyone who came out for the Newsbabes Bash Kick Off at the new Kiehl’s at Tysons Corner. The store’s President Chris Salgardo surprised us with a $5,000 check to donate to the GW Mammovan which provides free screenings to women who can’t afford them in the area. Pink lemonade and Georgetown Cupcakes made the evening even sweeter. Also we announced wonderful details for our big bash benefiting the GW Mammovan.. save the date:

4th Annual Newsbabes Bash for Breast Cancer

June 19th 2012

The newly renovated Howard Theatre

Special Guest: NBC News’ and breast cancer survivor Andrea Mitchell

From the bottom of our hearts.. thank you and see you on June 19th!

Follow us on twitter for updates at @DCNewsbabes

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Support Jennifer’s Journey

AOII sisters Eve, Angie, Jennifer, Molly and Erin

My good friend and sorority sister Jennifer who was diagnosed with breast cancer at age 26 continues her journey to end breast cancer. If you’re in the Virginia area this weekend think about supporting one of the bravest, beautiful gals I know. It will definitely be a fun crowd.

First Annual Jennifer’s Journey Fundraiser for our Susan G. Komen Global Race for the Cure

Backyard Grill & Bar 13999 Metrotech Drive Chantilly, VA 20151
Saturday, April 28, 2012
7-9 pm: silent auction
9-9:30 pm: winners announced & items paid for (***CASH ONLY — there is an ATM in the restaurant***)
9:30-9:45 pm: special thanks
9:45 pm-whenever: DJ KAOS takes over spinnin’ tunes
Cost: suggested cover charge of $10 (***CASH ONLY — there is an ATM in the restaurant***)
Anyone who donates $20 or more at the door will receive a Jennifer’s Journey bracelet
Drinks: happy hour prices and a signature pink drink
Food: bar snacks will be provided by the venue

Here is a sneak peek at auction items:
Pod Nano
1-Night weekend stay at the Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace with Breakfast
Spirit Basket from the University of Maryland (includes football AND basketball tickets)
50-minute Serenity Massage at the Ritz Carlton Spa in Tysons
Kate Triano Photography and Jennifer Burns Photography photo shoots
$250 gift certificate to M. Beem jewelers in Reston
Stella and Dot and Swarovski Crystal by Touchstone jewelry
Private yoga sessions with Kelli Audibert
Ten Week Running Class w/ Potomac River Running
Two video game bundles (Xbox and PlayStation) from the NFL Player’s Association

Newsbabes Bash Kick-Off

We are excited to announce our Newsbabes Bash for Breast Cancer Kick-Off Event!

Save the Date: April 24th

Join us for the Grand Opening party at Kiehl’s at Tysons Corner Center benefiting the bash and the DC Mammovan.

Come meet the gals from all different stations, indulge in Georgetown Cupcakes and we’ve got Kiehl’s product gift bags for the first 100 attendees.

Newsbabes Bash Kick-Off at Kiehl’s

Tuesday April 24th


Tysons Corner Center (Free Parking)

Grio 100: Maimah Karmo… A Warrior for Women

I am so thrilled to announce that DC’s Maimah Karmo has made the list of the 2012 The Grio 100. TheGrio’s 100 History Makers in the Making features 10 individuals in 10 different fields who have a large-scale and positive impact on the lives of Americans. Maimah Karmo, a breast cancer survivor and found of The Tigerlily Foundation has helped thousands of young women learn about breast cancer. She’s also helped save them through her programs and offering financial support. NBC News will consider some of the Grio 100 stories to feature on it’s network newscast. We hope they pick Maimah’s inspirational story! Watch our interview below.

The List:
Grio 100 2012

This is a huge honor. The honorees are selected based on hundreds of suggestions from around the country, with input from The Grio’s contributors, media colleagues and experts. Individuals are rated on the scale of their influence as well as their potential to inspire others and bring about change.

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