WTOP's Bob Madigan
Bob Madigan has been with WTOP Radio for 18 years. For most of that time, he has been covering the "Good" "Positive" news of Washington. Here is a chance to listen to some of his most recent pieces and you may even download if you wish. You can email Bob at firstname.lastname@example.org or follow him on Twitter.
** PHOTO: Bob Madigan, left, shaved his head for childhood cancer.
The Salvation Army - National Capital Area Command 2626 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
The Capital Area Food Bank 645 Taylor Street, NE
Showing just what the Greenbelt Youth Circus does. This coming weekend, they will be performing the largest youth circus ever in this region (45 kids ages 7 to 16 performing tight rope, stilt walking, unicycling, aerial fabric, static trapeze, juggling, and much more.) The show is called "Inspiration", and it is a circus exploration of the things that inspire America's children. Friday, August 19 At 7:00 pm. Saturday, August 20 At 4:00 pm & 7:00 pm. Greenbelt Community Center Gym. Admission is free, but tickets are required. CALL 301-397-2208
RX: A Unique Blend of Cocktails, Culture, Philanthropy and Style. Each month December 2011, the mixologists of M Bar & Lounge, in Renaissance Dupont Circle Hotel will create cocktails inspired by notable Washingtonians for everyone to enjoy while raising money for Children's Miracle Network, a non-profit organization dedicated to saving and improving the lives of children by raising funds for children's hospitals. Renaissance Washington, DC Dupont Circle Hotel 1143 New Hampshire Avenue NW
and everyone is a winner! Find out why The Wellness Community - Greater Washington, DC became Hope Connections for Cancer Support
The second annual Bake Bethesda a Pie contest mounted by the Bethesda Central Farm Market is coming up. Registration the second annual Bake Bethesda a Pie contest mounted by the Bethesda Central Farm Market. Entries will be accepted through August 31, 2011 at 5 pm. There is a $5 donation fee for each pie entered and will be collected on the day of the contest. The donation will go to Manna Food Bank.
but many people helping Columbia Light House for the Blind with the first ever Light the Way 5K Fun Walk and Run Sept 10.
At the new Riot Act Comedy Theater in Penn Quarter. It may be a slightly different comedy club than you are used to, but that could be a good thing. The most important part is the laughs. the Riot Act Comedy Theater (801 E St NW) will be opening on August 11.
The International Conference on Jewish Genealogy is offering a Panel Discussion on the Diagnosis, Management and Treatment of Ashkenazi Jewish Genetic Conditions and the Impact on Families. Included is a presentation by the Medical Director of the Victor Center and a Certified Genetic Counselor. This will be followed by presentations by a patient and three family members. Speakers: Gary Frohlich, Dr. Adele Schneider, Susan Stillman, Joy Paul, Cyndi Frank, & Dana Doheny. August 18 2:15 PM - 5:00 PM at the Grand Hyatt Washington hotel
Everyone at the Duke Ellington School of the Arts in Georgetown has reason to smile -- The Eugene B. Casey Foundation has endowed the musical programs (instrumental and vocal) to the tune of $17.2 million.
Ben Jones -"Cooter" and Miss Alma present "Hazzard Homecoming"! This Saturday and Sunday 8/13 & 14th. Two days of "Dukes of Hazzard" Family fun in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. Click here for ticket information. Featuring personal appearances by; Catherine Bach-"Daisy Duke", James Best-"Sheriff Roscoe P. Coltrane", Sonny Shroyer-"Deputy Enos Straight", Rich Hurst-"Deputy Cletus Hogg", and dozens of "General Lees". On Sunday John Schneider-"Bo Duke" will also be appearing.
But laughing uncle. As in the Sydney Theatre Company's "Uncle Vanya" starring Cate Blanchett at the Kennedy Center -- an exclusive U.S. engagement of Andrew Upton's new adaptation of Chekhov's tragicomedy Uncle Vanya.
Goodwill of Greater Washington recently opened a new store and donation center in Fairfax at 9960 Main Streetin the space formerly occupied by Yesterday's Rose in the Main Street shopping center. Goodwill is now accepting donations daily between 9AM and 5PM. Please remember all donations help fund job training services for people with disabilities and disadvantages.
Not too young to give joy. 13 year old Max Hou of Germantown has played piano since he was 4. He studies at the Julliard Conservatory in New York City. He will be a freshman at the Landon School. Listen to what he did at The Piano Company in White Flint Mall for those who gave blood at the WTOP/ABC-7 Inova Blood Drive.
The summer revival of Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater's acclaimed and record-setting production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's Oklahoma! Winner of four Helen Hayes Awards. Saturday afternoons during the run of Rodgers and Hammerstein's Oklahoma!, free family-friendly events will be held in and around the Mead Center from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., prior to the 2:00 p.m. matinee. Come enjoy pony rides and a petting zoo on the Sixth Street sidewalk with the return of Pony To Go, learn some of the award-winning dance moves from the show, or share a box social lunch with your friends and family. Arena Stage is only one block from the Waterfront-SEU Metro station (Green Line).
Why ARE chef's competing at the Tennis Classic?? It's for the kids! thru The Washington Tennis & Education Foundation (WTEF)
Yes, there is something free the 15th Annual Comcast Outdoor Film Festival,at the Universities at Shady Grove in Rockville, Bring a blanket and enjoy the show beginning at 8:30 each evening. Gates open at 6:30 p.m. Food and snacks will be for sale with a portion of the proceeds benefiting the NIH Children's Charities - Children's Inn, Camp Fantastic/Special Love, and Friends of the Clinical Center. click here for the film schedule. The Universities at Shady Grove are located at 9630 Gudelsky Drive in Rockville. Free parking is available.
Yes there are changes at Nationals Park regarding burgers, but what hasn't changed?
Voice of God?? No, Voice of Charlie! A Washington Tradition just like the Legg Mason Tennis Classic.
It is a very interesting answer and after listening click here