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March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month – Scope It Out 5K 2016 : Team Pamela’s Punch Will Walk for The Michelle and Avi Benaim Family

March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month – Scope It Out 5K 2016 : Team Pamela’s Punch Will Walk for The Michelle and Avi Benaim Family

Opportunities abound for you to get involved by way of time, treasure and talent during March which if the official month of Colon Cancer Awareness. Since March 2000, the nationally recognized day has grown to be a rallying point for the colon cancer community, when thousands of patients, survivors, caregivers and advocates throughout the country […]

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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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Chef Night 2015 Brings the Food, Fun, Festivities & Fellowship

Chef Night 2015 Brings the Food, Fun, Festivities & Fellowship

Chef Night 2015 was one of the most memorable fundraising evenings I’d been to in Washington for a long time and that’s saying a lot. First, let me start by saying, I don’t attend events anymore as “media” to report on them for a myriad of reasons, the biggest one being ANYONE can be media […]

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Chris4Life Colon Cancer Foundation Raises $460K at Blue Hope Bash…And Continues Fundraising with the Annual Mark Hulkower Fund Tailgate Event at NFL Players Association

Chris4Life Colon Cancer Foundation Raises $460K at Blue Hope Bash…And Continues Fundraising with the Annual Mark Hulkower Fund Tailgate Event at NFL Players Association

They just won’t quit, this scrappy, tough as nails, tireless non-profit Chris4Life Colon Cancer Foundation. At the 5th annual Blue Hope Bash which was held on Thursday, October 15th, not only was the Four Seasons, Washington, D.C. ballroom filled to the rim with 400 guests, but they raised $460,000 for their Research & Cure mission. […]

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Punch Profile/People to Know: Maria Coakley David, Founder of DC’s Dancing Stars Gala

Punch Profile/People to Know: Maria Coakley David, Founder of DC’s Dancing Stars Gala

By Punch Contributor Melinda Contreras  A Valentine’s gift turned franchise, turned charity event that raised $165,000 in it’s inaugural year-that’s the story behind DC’s Dancing Stars Gala, which is back for a second year this Saturday. Eleven local personalities, including ABC 7’s anchor and reporter, Jummy Olabanji, WUSA 9’s anchor and reporter Larry Miller, and […]

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14th Annual Chef Night 2015 Promises Fun, Wine, Food and Memories

Talk about a humble dynamic duo, a power couple who take giving back to a whole new level and they do it with huge hearts, class, and lots of fun. Barry Glassman of Glassman Wealth Services and his wife, Dr. Caren Glassman of Potomac Pediatrics founded Chef Night 14 years ago as a creative way to raise money and awareness for […]

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Making the Best of the Worst : Chanelle’s Cause and her Journey to the 2016 Paralympics

Making the Best of the Worst : Chanelle’s Cause and her Journey to the 2016 Paralympics

They say that your true character comes out when you are forced to face the most adverse times. HOW you deal with crisis, tragedy, and life changing hardships can define WHO you are. What would you do if your world was turned upside within a few seconds? I have a friend who lost his wife […]

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“Ready. Raise. Rise.” Flag Raising Winner : Alan Nelson, Colorectal Cancer Survivor

“Ready. Raise. Rise.” Flag Raising Winner :  Alan Nelson, Colorectal Cancer Survivor

There is a national movement happening on the inter webs and it’s call Ready. Raise. Rise. This campaign aims to raise awareness about Immuno-Oncology, a rapidly evolving area of cancer research, and empower individuals to make a difference by raising money for patient advocacy groups that support people fighting cancer. In fact, actor Eric Stonestreet (“Modern Family”) […]

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People to Know / Punch Profiles : DC Central Kitchen CEO Mike Curtin

People to Know / Punch Profiles : DC Central Kitchen CEO Mike Curtin

If there is a special sauce, it would be that we’ve never strayed from our mission. The first time I was exposed to DC Central Kitchen was when its esteemed, nationally recognized founder Robert Egger was being presented an award at some foodie function years ago. The video on the screen gave his background, the good […]

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5th Annual “Fabulous” Event on July 20th : You’re Fabulous BUTT Never Too Young for Colon Cancer

5th Annual “Fabulous” Event on July 20th : You’re Fabulous BUTT Never Too Young for Colon Cancer

The Chris4Life Colon Cancer Foundation and the Never Too Young Coalition has officially announced the date for the 5th Annual “Fabulous” Event, which is set to take place on Saturday, June 20th at the Clarendon Ballroom in Arlington, VA.  The evening will be filled with a whole lot of ‘fabulous’ for attendees to enjoy from signature cocktails, savory bites, live […]

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