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Farmers are bringing some of the best food you can buy to Farmers' Markets all over the region. The largest non-profit group of markets in the region FreshFarm Markets is celebrating its 15 year anniversary and just held it's 10th Annual Farmland Feast. We take you there in the two clips below!
They are coming from hundreds of bell ringers helping The Salvation Army National Capital Area Command's Red Kettle Campaign. And once again WTOP is a proud sponsor. So, Every time you see a Red Kettle and hear the familiar bell ringing, please donate generously. Every dollar you give stays right here, supporting programs and proving help to those in need in our community. Listen to the two clips below to learn more!
During the Veterans' Day at the Wall 30th Anniversary Celebration the crowd (in the tens of thousands) heard from Allison Hickey, Brig. General USAF (Ret.)and now Under Secretary of Veterans Affairs for Benefits. As she thanked the women who served during Vietman for opening the door for many more women since then.
Especially the wounded warriors. One way to do that is thru the Walter Reed Society which picks up where Uncle Sam leaves off. WTOP & Select Auto Imports partnered thru Veterans' Day to raise money for the Walter Reed Society.
And one of the most decorated is Medal of Honor recipient Barney Barnum USMC Col.(Ret.) Listen to the clip below and hear his thoughts on Veterans' Day.
He went to Oakton High School in Vienna, went off to Brigham Young University, graduated and headed to Hollywood to take a plunge in the music industry. Today Nathan Pacheco is a rising star in the world of "cross-over" music. Hear part of this talented tenor's story in the two clips below.
The Fountain Plaza in downtown Silver Spring has an environmentally-friendly holiday art installation called "Holiday Destination." by internationally renowned artist (and Washington, D.C. native) Julia Vogl. A 30 foot high structure brings moving colorful light into the plaza by day and night. It is a visual representation of where the local community intends to spend their holidays.
When the runners and walkers gathered for the National Race to End Women's Cancers they were cheered on by the Chantilly High School Cheerleaders. And they gave a big boost at the finish line, too. Check out the two clips below.
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Our very UN-scientific poll found the answer most often articulated was YES!!! Listen to the two clips below for some why's.
There are a lot of a very giving people in the greater DC area and one example was the day Sandy stuck and some put their own safety aside to help get food to people who really needed it. Those with life threatening illnesses serviced by Food & Friends. Listen to the two clips below.
It takes a lot to put on the two day Metropolitan Cooking & Entertaining Show this past weekend. Listen to these two clips for a peak behind the curtain.
The Metropolitan Cooking & Entertaining Show is a two-day food-lover's event featuring hundreds of exhibitors, cooking demos, tastings, workshops, book signings and appearances by Food Network. Thru Sun (11/4) at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center 801 Mt. Vernon Place DC. Listen to the clips below of two local entrepreneurs exhibiting at the show.
In deed political correctness was thrown out for a throw down affair Fight for Children's 23 annual Fight Night Check out these two clips.
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