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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

See coverage below on NBC4

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Man & Woman of the Year

It’s that time… time to pick the LLS Man & Woman of the Year. The kick off party was held last night at District. The candidates will compete in a 10 week fundraising challenge. This is the 21st year of one of the biggest competitions in town. Photos by Gedalia Vera.

VIDEO: Redskins Cheerleaders Calendar Party

It’s out!

We know who’ll be the QB come Sunday but you never know the creative way these ladies will heat up the sidelines! Get a preview– coverage from the Redskins Cheerleaders Calendar party. Video by L.I.A.M Productions. Check out more of NFL Cheerleaders Kick Off Edition!

Fashions Night Out Kick-Off

The excitement is on again this year! Georgetown will once again be a select fashion city to host it’s own Fashions Night Out. Save September 8th for an evening of fun, entertainment in the streets, great deals and high fashion. The host committee got together for a kick-off toast what promises to be one of the best events to kick off the Fall event season!
PHOTOS: FNO Georgetown Kick-Off
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Watch WUSA9 Coverage of the party

Smashing Reception at the British Embassy

October is breast cancer awareness month and one of the biggest events happening is this Thursday: The Gift of Life Breakfast.

It’s the annual signature event of the Capital Breast Care Center. This amazing place is the only community based center that gives free breast  screenings and other services to women who cannot afford it– for free.  DC’s First Lady Michelle Fenty is the President of CBCC and so passionate about this issue. She supported us at our Newsbabes event in May and continues to push the fight in funding for this disease. Other rocks behind the cause… British Ambassador Sir Nigel Sheinwald and his lovely wife who opened their Washington home for a reception to kick-off excitement for the breakfast. At the party, Mayor Adrian Fenty read a proclamation declaring October as ‘Breast Cancer Awareness Month’ in DC. Speaking at the Gift of Life Breakfast this Thursday… some of Washington’s most prominent women including Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes-Norton and Councilwoman Mary Cheh. Tune in for coverage of the kick-off event on the WUSA9 Morning Show  Thursday morning.

GALLERY: Kick-Off Reception at the British Embassy

Photo Credit: Leslie E. Kossoff/LK Photos

Arthur &  Harriet Isack  with Liam & Renee Leduc-Clarke

Beth Beck, Toni Gordon & Dr. Regina Hampton

 

Oh Snap! Tigerlily is fierce

It may be March Madness but Washington got wild about the football stars who turned out to support the ‘Tigerlily Kick-Off for Breast Cancer’. Redskins Jason Campbell, Lorenzo Alexander and Kedric Golston spoke from the heart to a crowd packed Josephine on Vermont. The ladies of the night: Tigerlily founder and breast cancer survivor Maimah Karmo & dentist Dr. Alex Naini who planned the party that will help so many young women from the metro area!
[Pictured Right: Jonathan Norris & Friend]

Dr. Alex Naini, Jason Campbell, Maimah Karmo and Angie Goff

Jose Fernandez and wife Jackie Fernandez 

Kristina D’Ambrosio, Jesse Wilson & Carissa Maguire

Moshe Zusman with Jason Mandel

[Photo Credit: Michael Domingo]

Fashion For Paws Models Announced!

Alex Naini & Tara de Nicolas

Last night at Teatro Goldoni, we had an amazing kick-off for the 2010 Fashion for Paws fashion show benefitting the Washington Humane Society. More pictures to come but first I wanted to share the list of those aiming to walk the runway this year! Models must raise at least $3,000 to take to the catwalk! This year I’m a guardian model.. meaning I’ll walk but my main focus will be getting the word out and helping other models achieve their goals!

Some of you have asked if you can donate on my page. Since I don’t have a page the first model I would love for you to support is first time walker, animal lover and dentist to the Redskins, Dr. Alex Naini pictured above to the left of F4P chairwoman Tara de Nicolas.
View All of the 2010 F4P Fundraising Models

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