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THIS WEBSITE HAS MOVED!

I guess I should’ve posted this a while back. Yes I’m still writing just on a new site. Hope you can join me at angie.goff.com for more. Also make sure you subscribe to our Facebook LIVES. We do them every Saturday and Sunday morning during our NBC4 broadcast. Happy New Year!

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St. Patrick’s Day for the Kids

st patsI love St. Patrick’s day and I feel there’s so little time to celebrate it between  Valentine’s and Easter. I found a couple ways you and the family can enjoy a lil luck ‘o’ the Irish in the coming weeks.

St. Paddy’s Peas and Potatoes
St. Patricks Day is the traditional day to plant potatoes.Learn more about them while listening to tales of leprechauns. Kiddos get to plant peas and potatoes in the garden. March 12th at 1pm.

Flying Feet & Fiddle Bows: An Irish Celebration
Leap into the St. Paddy’s Day spirit as the Bog Band throw an authentic Irish ceili party. March 17 at 10:15potatoes

Parades!
From DC to MD to VA there are St. Pat’s Parades happening the first couple weeks of March. Here’s a full list. One Alexandria’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade is March 5th Get parade route and more here. Washington DC St Patrick’s Day Parade is March 13th More info at DCStPatsParade

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JLW Women’s Leadership Luncheon

You can’t walk away from a moment like this and not feel empowered! We had a star panel of women leaders to kick off the inaugural Junior League of Washington Women’s Leadership Luncheon. I love how April Young, the Managing Director of Hercules Technology Growth Capital said that the idea is to continue to make progress so one day we’re not having women leadership lunches.. but rather leadership lunches! The personal stories of struggle, success, failure and humility really captivated the room. Hats off to our other rockstar panelists Bhavana Boggs of Ritz Carlton, WeddingWire’s Kara DelVecchio, Kelli Richardson Lawson from JOY Media Collective and the fab Cathy Merrill Williams of Washingtonian Media! For more on the JLW’s mission and this year’s Holiday Shops visit jlw.org Missed it? You can watch a replay of the discussion here as it was broadcasted LIVE on Facebook

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Good places to pick a pumpkin

cf familyFall is filled with invigorating things! Scarves, crunchy leaves, pumpkin spice, apple cider the list is endless  when it comes to things we love about now. We recently went to Cox Farms in Centreville VA to check out it’s new Enchanted Forest and pick some pumpkins. Here’s list of other great places to check out depending where you live.

Cox Farms Centreville VA

Great Country Farms Bluemont VA

Butler’s Orchard Germantown MD

Waters Orchard Germantown MD

Marker Miller Orchards Winchester VA

If you go to Cox Farms be sure to try the slides (as an adult too!), the apple cider, take the hayride and check out the new Enchanted Forest. You can walk the trail at night too which will make it extra spooky. We loved the sleeping dragon along the way and the upside house. Oh, don’t forget to stop by the Market Place for your pumpkin too!

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Enchanted forest features fairy tale themes

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Grab kettle corn for the hayride!

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Lots to choose from!cf bob

 

 

 

Dining app helps make decision with discount

There’s a new restaurant app in the DC area gaining popularity among diners. It’s called Spotluck and with a spin it helps you decide where to eat and always gives you a discount.

Peak Bloom!

Yes.. the traffic was worth seeing the blossoms before they’re gone!

Save the Date: February 21, 2015

Teen inspires DC’s Largest Poker Tourney

Kennedy Snyder has spent 11 of her 13 years fighting spinal cord cancer. Her undeniable spirit and optimism has helped her in the fight and inspired what has become the biggest charity poker tournament in Washington.

The 10th Annual Chance for Life Poker Tournament will be held February 21, 2015. Over the last 9 years the event has raised more than $1 million dollars in the fight against pediatric spinal cord cancer.
The events of the day include a silent auction, wine tasting and after party. The Chance for Life poker tournament champion will win a seat at the World Series of Poker tournament in Las Vegas. NBC4’s Doug Kammerer, Jim Vance, and Veronica Johnson have also been big supporters of the event.

Click here for tickets: http://chanceforlife.net/

What: 10th Annual Chance for Life Poker Tournament & Wine Tasting
Where: The Sphinx Club at Franklin Square at 1315 K Street NW, Washington, DC 20005
When: February 21, 2015

Schedule of Events:
Doors Open for tourney at Noon- 8PM
Wine reception 8pm-10pm
After Party 10PM-1AM

About Chance for Life
Chance for Life was founded by Brad Nierenberg, President and CEO of Red Peg Marketing located in Alexandria, Virginia. Now in its ninth year, Chance for Life has raised nearly 1 million dollars for spinal cord tumor research since its inception in 2005. 100% of proceeds from the event benefit the Spinal Cord Tumor Association, which is a registered 501(c)3 charitable organization. For more info about the event, visit http://www.chanceforlife.net.

Follow Chance For Life on twitter @ChanceforLIfe

A fighter’s spirit

Talk about a strong woman! Lauri Williamson lost her husband Will a month after they were married last summer. Prostate cancer took his life. She’s now hoping she can do something to keep his fighting spirit alive.

I’ll share her story tonight on News4 at 4pm. Be inspired.

 

 

 

VIDEO: We take the challenge

With a little help Melissa Mollet and I take the ALS Ice bucket challenge.

#CelebratingSummer

Thank you to the great towns around DC who welcomed us the last couple weeks. From Hyattsville, Herndon to Arlington and Silver Spring— it was an absolute blast. There is so much history, culture and things to brag about for each place we  stopped in. This fun summer field trip really opened my eyes and mind… motivating me to venture out beyond my comfort zone! Check out our #CelebratingSummer seriesonline. Stay tuned for our next stop…
#CelebratingSilverSpring

Look who helped us step it up while #CelebratingSilverSpring! #KappaAlphaPsi #SilverSpringNupes pic.twitter.com/3yM1REK7j1

— Angie Goff (@OhMyGOFF) July 17, 2014

Onion rings shouldn't look this good in the morning… But they do. @BurgerFi #celebratingsilverspring pic.twitter.com/6zpSytODYQ

— DC Scene (@dcscene) July 17, 2014

Thank you @NBC4_WRC for a great morning and a great start of the day! #CelebratingSilverSpring @angiegoff #wsc pic.twitter.com/aG4n6M54lz

— Miranda Roldán (@Miranda_Roldan) July 17, 2014

Billboard ranked musician Marcus Johnson performing at #CelebratingSilverSpring ! pic.twitter.com/4MZQ9u45Cu

— Devin Williams (@devwills) July 17, 2014

#KappaAlphaPsi Alumni Step Team about to take the stage. Don't miss the show! #CelebratingSilverSpring pic.twitter.com/tcjOKvaMk8

— NBCWashington (@nbcwashington) July 17, 2014

#CelebratingArlington

#KappaAlphaPsi Alumni Step Team about to take the stage. Don't miss the show! #CelebratingSilverSpring pic.twitter.com/tcjOKvaMk8

— NBCWashington (@nbcwashington) July 17, 2014

We're #CelebratingArlington all day long! pic.twitter.com/aUwKLcwAIL

— NBCWashington (@nbcwashington) July 15, 2014

#CelebratingHyattsville

Can't wait to do this LIVE from @busboysandpoets w @andyshallal & @_2deep_ ! #tune-in #CelebratingHyattsville pic.twitter.com/HItQYosRiY

— Angie Goff (@OhMyGOFF) July 8, 2014

#News4Today is #CelebratingHyattsville! Tune in to watch @OhMyGoff explore the city. http://t.co/Vpgs47raAR pic.twitter.com/rk3cztC51l

— NBCWashington (@nbcwashington) July 8, 2014

#CelebratingHerndon

#CelebratingHerndon and #CeleratingSummer with @Jimmys_Tavern! @OhMyGOFF pic.twitter.com/7JzeD47ZAP

— Amelia Segal (@ameliasegal) July 10, 2014

So lucky to have a blast from the past show up! I was @chuckecheese for my 1st Job in Herndon! #CelebratingHerndon pic.twitter.com/3uSlJfUFKM

— Angie Goff (@OhMyGOFF) July 10, 2014

#Herndon is becoming a home for the arts! @gracehanwolf takes us to @artspaceherndon next! We're #CelebratingHerndon pic.twitter.com/r0SY0ZGRC7

— Angie Goff (@OhMyGOFF) July 10, 2014

#CelebratingHerndon talking to the Mayor! @nbcwashington pic.twitter.com/jI8KQLaoJn

— Jasmine (@jasmineturner07) July 10, 2014

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