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People to Know / Punch Profiles : EVOKE Founder and President Jodi Moraru

People to Know / Punch Profiles : EVOKE Founder and President Jodi Moraru

You might have caught her on TLC network’s “Sunday Brunch”, providing tips on hosting, well yes, a brunch, but with more panache, style and originality than you are used to. Or you might have hired her to do one of your events in town. Or, you might have actually just attended one of the numerous […]

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Introducing The Punch Power Circle – Women of Distinction in D.C.

Introducing The Punch Power Circle – Women of Distinction in D.C.

A friend recently published a non-fiction “unputdownable” read which is being touted as not only timely, but very important by the critics, the media, and yes, the Twitterverse. Entitled “Broad Influence: How Women Are Changing the Way America Works”, TIME magazine Washington, D.C. correspondent and now author Jay Newton-Small (she’s a woman with a man’s name […]

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Tips for Making the Most of Your Massage

Tips for Making the Most of Your Massage

Ahhh. Close your eyes. Take a deep breath in through your nose. Now exhale out through your mouth. And repeat. There is nothing more soothing and at the same time energizing, in my humble opinion (and as someone who has made studio barre and spin classes a habit over the past few years), than a good solid […]

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In the Pink! The National Cherry Blossom Festival’s Pink Tie Party is Right Around the Corner

In the Pink! The National Cherry Blossom Festival’s Pink Tie Party is Right Around the Corner

Snow? Blizzard? Gusting winds of 40 + miles per hour? Pshaw. We Washingtonians, while barely having experienced a real winter so far, already have our eye on the prize. SPRING! And cherry blossoms. And festivals. And parades. And Spring Break. And getting out of town. Wait, no, I mean staying in town for the National […]

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11th Annual Chance For Life Charity Poker Tournament Returns to Sphinx Club in D.C. Saturday February 27th

11th Annual Chance For Life Charity Poker Tournament Returns to Sphinx Club in D.C. Saturday February 27th

I’ve personally been fortunate to have found myself over the years within Brad Nierenberg’s group of Supporters. What does that mean? Well, Brad, is not only the CEO of RedPeg Marketing, a prestigious national experiential marketing firm headquartered in Old Town Alexandria, VA which boasts a client list ranging from Verizon, to Bud Light, to Twitter, […]

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Scope It Out 5K Run/Walk Returns to the Nation’s Capital for the 11th Year on Sunday March 20th

Scope It Out 5K Run/Walk Returns to the Nation’s Capital for the 11th Year on Sunday March 20th

It’s that time of year, when I start my early and often asks for donations, small or big, medium or big, small or small, big or big, to go toward the Pamela’s Punch Team which is raising money for this year, the 11th annual Scope It Out DC 5K Run/Walk. The event will take place again […]

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The Power of Two into One: Colon Cancer Alliance & Chris4Life Colon Cancer Foundation Merger = Chemistry

The Power of Two into One: Colon Cancer Alliance & Chris4Life Colon Cancer Foundation Merger = Chemistry

A merger that started as a conversation a year ago has been finalized and what an exciting time it is for the colon cancer world. The marriage of the Colon Cancer Alliance and the Chris4Life Colon Cancer Foundation creates the nation’s largest colon cancer specific nonprofit. Maintaining the Colon Cancer Alliance name and headquarters in Washington, […]

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Why U.R. Bath and Body Is No Ordinary Soap Story

Why U.R. Bath and Body Is No Ordinary Soap Story

By Punch Contributor Rebecca Norris, New York City When it comes down to it, we all love a good bath. And when the products we use during that time come with a good cause, how could we resist? That being said, without further adieu, allow me to introduce you to U.R. Bath and Body and […]

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From the Founder : My 2016 Mission List

From the Founder : My 2016 Mission List

Well, Ladies and Gents, it’s here: 2016. Thank goodness it arrived during a weekend as well, partly because I got to spend a longer time away to relax in the Outer Banks, NC and be an active participant in quality time with friends, read (finished A Million Little Pieces by James Frey and started James […]

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New Year’s Feature #2

New Year’s Feature #2

Happy New Year’s Eve Day! For our second installment of the New Year’s Feature, I inquired on Facebook for Friends to comment on 1) Any Major Moments of 2015 and/or 2) What you are excited about (or for) in 2016. Here’s what they had to share! Shannon Burke : 12 Races in 2015…1-1 mile charity run, […]

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New Year’s Feature Part 1

New Year’s Feature Part 1

In this roundup, we asked some of our beloved buddies from around town a few questions about their New Year’s plans as well as some thoughts on 2016. Here’s what they had to say:   ***And just like that, 2016 is HERE! How are you/significant other/your friends/family/pets ringing in the new year?***  Candace Ourisman, Fashion & […]

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From the Founder : Holiday Feature Part 4

From the Founder : Holiday Feature Part 4

Please forgive my tardiness in hitting the Publish button for this blog post (I have a good excuse! Life got in the way!). However, as they say, better late than never. Greetings from Corolla, NC/the Outer Banks where I’ll be rejuvenating, reading, and writing through January 3rd. Both Frasier Simone and I hope you had […]

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