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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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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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Save the Date for the 1st Annual Jennifer Bush-Lawson Foundation Memorial 5K & Family Fun Day in Arlington

Save the Date for the 1st Annual Jennifer Bush-Lawson Foundation Memorial 5K & Family Fun Day in Arlington

Save the date: SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 21 AT 8:00 AM  The Jennifer Bush-Lawson Foundation began in memory of Jennifer Bush-Lawson who lost her life in a tragic accident, leaving behind her husband Neal Lawson and three children. This foundation honors Jennifer’s memory by providing economically vulnerable mothers-to-be access to high quality prenatal and postnatal healthcare services at […]

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The 5th Annual Arlington Ridge Dog Pawty sponsored by Susan Hand of Washington Fine Properties

The 5th Annual Arlington Ridge Dog Pawty sponsored by Susan Hand of Washington Fine Properties

It’s amazing how a four-legged fur baby can change your calendar. Once upon a time, when I existed on this planet as a single, selfish, indulgent, independent, urban woman, I relished in my freedom (albeit lonely at times). I was not tethered to anyone nor anything, if you didn’t count my Money Tree plant which […]

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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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These Are a Few of My Favorite Things : Wine & Art : August 2nd at Paradise Springs Winery

These Are a Few of My Favorite Things : Wine & Art : August 2nd at Paradise Springs Winery

We at the Punch along with our Partners Pinot’s Palette of Dulles and Chris4Life Colon Cancer Foundation, invite you to a Sunday Funday at Paradise Springs Winery on Sunday, August 2nd from 2pm-5pm. Enjoy a wine tasting and view Pinot’s Palette original paintings which are for sale (the artists have been working tirelessly with their […]

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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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Rock Recovery presents Building Bridges: Living An Integrated Life

Rock Recovery presents Building Bridges: Living An Integrated Life

One thing I’ve learned (and it’s been pounded into my head) from my confession about my food struggles, is that I am NOT ALONE. Even this past weekend during all of the White House Correspondents Dinner weekend festivities, I was humbled with friends approaching me to thank me for being honest and sharing a very […]

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From the Founder: #LoveYourButtC4L #ScopeItOut5K DC Mission Accomplished

From the Founder: #LoveYourButtC4L #ScopeItOut5K DC Mission Accomplished

We are still in recovery mode from Sunday’s major success with the 10th annual Scope It Out 5K in DC, however, there is no rest for the weary! This was one of the largest attended during the time Chris4Life Colon Cancer Foundation took over the race in 2011. We raised around $275,000 and had close […]

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March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month so #LoveYourButtC4L

March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month so #LoveYourButtC4L

And our long time Punch Partner Chris4Life Colon Cancer Foundation is heating up the fight with nonstop events, a 5K Race, meetings on the Hill, webinars, shopping functions, a Chef contest and much more, including a nationwide campaign called Love Your Butt which can be seen in major markets. In its third year, the mission […]

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#CFL10 Brings Out the Best Players & Supporters Despite the Worst Weather

#CFL10 Brings Out the Best Players & Supporters Despite the Worst Weather

What will your legacy be? If you have children, your answer is pretty simple. On the other hand, if you are childless, this question poses more thoughtful consideration and frankly, planning and execution. Then there are those whom you know who have built a family but go above and beyond to contribute to society and […]

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