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Luke’s Wings Casino Royale 2011

Military charity Luke’s Wings hosted its second annual Casino Night. Wounded soldiers were the honorary guests for a night. Money raised goes to buying plane tickets for families to visit hospitals where soldiers are staying.

PHOTOS: Casino Royale 2011

Watch Casino Royale on WUSA9 Below

 

Political (Girl) Power reigns Newsbabes 2011

Washington newswomen (and Bob!) come together for one night to make an impact in the community.

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DJ Flounder from DC101 kept the pink party going at the 3rd Annual Newsbabes Bash for Breast Cancer. Held at the Fairmont on M Street, the reception was hosted by more than a dozen DC newswomen.

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WATCH: 2011 Newsbabes Bash

WTOP’s Bob Madigan was an honorary host this year- helping us spread the word that men- you too can get breast cancer.The bash helps kick-off DC’s Komen Race for the Cure June 4th.
Guest speakers included Ambassador Nancy Brinker, Health & Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and DC First Lady Jonice Gray Tucker. Breast cancer survivors DNC Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz and FOX News Channel’s Jennifer Griffin wowed the crowd with their inspiring stories. Pictures by Neshan Naltchayan and Manny Fantis.

Party Photos by Metromix DC

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West African and Caribbean Delights

An Evening of West African and Caribbean delights will be hosted at the National Museum of African Art this Friday, May 20th.  The Museum’s doors will be held open after hours, which will allow revelers a chance to enjoy West African and Caribbean foods, refreshments and dance, as well as experiencing the museum’s exhibitions, ambiance and performances. Get Your Tickets Here!

Color Rules Ball on the Mall

Gorgeous gowns with pops of color graced the grounds of the National Mall.  The L’Enfant Society hosted  ‘Ball on the Mall’ to support Trust for the National Mall. More than 1,000 guests gathered for this incredible party.

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The night also honored the country and culture of Japan in launching the year-long centennial celebration of the Cherry Blossom trees and the Trust’s efforts to fund the Cherry Tree Endowment. The Trust donated 10% of all funds from the Ball’s silent auction to the Red Cross’ relief efforts for those affected by the recent earthquake and Tsunami.

 

Rock ‘n’ Roll with Second Wind next Sat

Come rock out with SECOND WIND at PJ Skidoos

May 14th 9:30PM

9908 Fairfax Boulevard, Fairfax, VA 22030

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Limited Edition Mother’s Day Cupcakes!

Every mother deserves a delicious little treat on their special day! Right now through this weekend  CRUMBS Cupcakes will be  selling their limited edition Mother’s Day cupcakes. Available for purchase are a variety of adorable cupcakes ranging in size from itty bitty minis to the colossals and  themed decorations including pink icing, hearts and flowers.

HELP: Lost puppy

My good friend lost this adorable little Chihuahua named Bella around April 7th. It happend  around 9pm near the intersection of Legato Road and Post Forest Drive in Fairfax, Virginia.

Bella was last seen wearing a pink collar with rhinestones and a pink shirt/dress.

If found or have any helpful information regarding Bella please call Claudia: (703) 362-3158 OR James: (703) 507-9111

Fashion for Leukemia

Make a difference by joining the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and upcoming designer Samuel Ugglee, for a full night of fashion, fun and charity at DC’s very own hot spot Josephine’s. All of the nights proceeds will go to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Snag your tickets HERE!

Hanami: The Flower Viewing

Join local DC artist Don Patron and Ladies DC for Hanami: The Flower Viewing, a benefit to aid the Japanese Red Cross Society. Join the evening that will pay a tribute to beautiful artwork while also supporting the relief efforts of the Japan Tsunami. The event will be held this Thursday, April 14th at L2 Lounge in Georgetown. 

RSVP HERE!

“Art should have an obligation to humanity ” – Don Patron

Marshmallow Harvest & Egg Hunt

Get your family and friends together for this years Annual Easter Egg Hunt and Marshmallow Harvest at Great Country Farms! This two day event will include the Easter egg hunt, “plucking” of fresh marshmallows from trees and roasting the mallow’s on a bonfire.

WHEN: Saturday April 9th and Sunday 10th

WHERE: Great Country Farms (For directions click HERE)

For More information on hunt times, admission cost, etc. please contact Great Country Farms at 540-554-2073 or visit www.greatcountryfarms.com Happy Easter and Happy Hunting!

Marshmellow Harvest.. Yum!

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