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WTOP's Michelle Basch reports.
There are hundreds of trombones headed to Nat's Park this Friday afternoon. Inspired by the signature song "76 Trombones" from their current production of Meredith Willson's The Music Man, Arena Stage is aiming to bring together more than 500 trombone players on Friday, June 1, at the Washington Nationals Park to set the world record for largest all-trombone orchestra. Partnering with FAME (The Foundation for the Advancement of Music & Education, Inc.), Arena Stage aims to focus awareness on the musical education needs of children in the greater DC Metro area.
and has changed the lives of thousands of teen women?? Crittenton Services of Greater Washington (CSGW) is a positive youth development organization with a singular focus--strengthening the ability of teen women to identify, embrace, and achieve their academic, career, and life goals.
WTOP's Neal Augenstein talks with Natalie Hopkinson, author of 'Go-Go Live,' about the influence of Chuck Brown
What is that One Goal that the Susan G. Komen Global Race for the Cure is striving for?? The Race is this Saturday, June 2nd. You can still take part and fight breast cancer by late registration (At the Hyatt Regency - Thursday, May 31 and Friday, June 1 only) or by making a donation.
Spending so much time and treasure raising awareness of breast cancer and funds for the Susan G. Komen Global Race for the Cure. Click here for a video Listen below to learn about Shawn Gardner's motivation.
WTOP's Nathan Hager reports.
This coming Saturday (6/2) is the Susan G. Komen Global Race for the Cure. Among the winners, those who need to know their chances and odds. Among those wonderful people who has given back year after year despite being a two time breast cancer survivor, Susan Sonley. Listen to what she has to say by clicking below.
That would be the race to END breast cancer. This Saturday morning is the Susan G. Komen Global Race for the Cure it is NOT too late to race OR to donate.
75% of all the money raised by the Susan G.Komen Global Race for the Cure stays right here in the greater Washington DC area. Much of it to help under-served people.
Thousands turned out to remember the men and women whose names appear on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall. People we were close to and those we never had the privilege to know. The Vietnam Veteran's Memorial Fund is raising money to build The Education Center at The Wall, a living memorial for all veterans of the Vietnam War. The national spokesman for the drive is Vietnam Veteran and Hollywood Star Tom Selleck. Click below to hear about one of his connections to The Wall.
Alex Caudana, WTOP sports reporter
Randi Martin, a View from Venus
Virginia counties are hoping residents decide to buy a glass and take a wine tour to help boost tourism over Father's Day weekend.
WTOP's Kristi King makes the commute from Sparrows Point to D.C. with Commuter Idle finalist Brenda Wells.
WTOP's Kristi King makes the commute from Sparrows Point to D.C. with Commuter Idle finalist Brenda Wells. (Runs 1:32)
Randi Martin, a View from Venus
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