Category: Causes

Benefiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Join Us As Over 40 of DC’s Best Chefs And Restaurants Provide Unique Tastings Of The Very Finest In Gourmet Cuisine.

St. Jude’s Gourmet Gala — Mardi Gras for the Kids

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

5:30 – 9:30 p.m.

National Building Museum – Washington, DC

To reserve your tickets – please visit or call 800.336.3083.

2009 Participating Restaurants Include:

*  Adour  *  Avalon Caterers  *  Bebo Trattoria  *  BlackSalt Fish Market & Restaurant  * BLT Steak  *  Blue Duck Tavern  *  Bourbon Steak  *  CACAO  *  Café Atlantico  *  Jaleo  *  Oyamel  *  Zaytinya  *  Café du Parc/The Willard Room  *  Cakelove  *  Love Café  *  Capital Grille  *  J.Paul’s  *  Paolo’s  *  Georgia Brown’s  *  Old Glory BBQ  *  Neyla  *  Central Michel Richard  *  Charlie Palmer Steak  *  Chef Geoff’s  *  Lia’s  *  City Zen  *  Equinox  *  Farrah Olivia  *  Firehook Bakery  *  Hank’s Oyster Bar  *  CommonWealth  *  Hook  *  Tackle Box  *  Indebleu  *  KAZ Sushi Bistro  *  Lebanese Taverna  *  Maggiano’s  *  Little Italy  *  Marcel’s  *  Brasserie Beck’s  *  Morton’s Steak House  *  Peacock Café  *  Restaurant Nora  *  Rock Creek  *  Ronald Reagan Building   *  Santa Lucia Estate Coffee  *  The Source  *  Vermilion  *  Vidalia  *  Bistro Bis  *  Volt  *  Westend Bistro by Eric Ripert  *


The mission of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital  is to advance cures, and means of prevention, for pediatric catastrophic diseases through research and treatment.

Consistent with the vision of our founder, Danny Thomas, no child is denied treatment based on race, religion or a family’s ability to pay.

The Kennedy Center is now offering a very limited number of $25 tickets* to the Friday January 22nd Relief Benefit for Haiti performance of the National Symphony Orchestra at 8 p.m.

You can click the link below and your discount will appear automatically. If you call or stop by the Box Office for the discount, be sure to mention Offer Number”47231.” See you at the Kennedy Center!

Proceeds from the Friday, January 22 performance by the National Symphony Orchestra (NSO) will benefit the relief efforts underway in Haiti following the devastating earthquake that struck January 12. The performance in the Kennedy Center Concert Hall will begin at 8 p.m.

Additionally, prior to the NSO concert, the Millennium Stage will feature a Haitian-themed performance at 6 p.m.

“In this time of crisis, it is important for us to take heed, and take responsibility for helping those who urgently need aid,” said Kennedy Center President Michael M. Kaiser.

The NSO program will begin with a special performance of “Air on the G String”from Bach’s Suite No. 3 in D major. Principal Conductor Iván Fischer will conduct the Bach selection, and then will continue with the previously announced program: Mozart’s Symphony No. 38 in D major, K. 504 (“Prague”) and Mahler’s Das Lied von der Erde (“The Song of the Earth”) with mezzo-soprano Christianne Stotijn and tenor Stig Andersen.

Proceeds will be sent to the “Haiti Relief and Development Fund” of the American Red Cross. TO RECEIVE YOUR DISCOUNT BY PHONE OR IN PERSON AT THE BOX OFFICE, MENTION OFFER NUMBER “47231” (202) 467-4600 | Toll-free (800) 444-1324 TTY (202) 416-8524 | Groups (202) 416-8400

*Offer subject to availability. Not valid in combination with any other offer. Offer may be withdrawn at any time without notice.

The New Years’ Diet Gradual Change leads to Lasting Results

By Healthy You Now Editors

It’s the New Year and for many this is the time for a fresh outlook, new beginnings and a chance to tackle some new, but often, previous unaccomplished New Years resolutions. We resolve to make more time for ourselves, better manage our finances, quit smoking or spend more time with our loved ones.

But without fail, year after year, getting control of our “diet” always ranks # 1 on resolution lists. So whether it means getting (or finally using) that gym membership, engaging in daily physical activity or changing your eating habits – committing to a regime that promotes a healthy you is a priority.

Let’s focus on setting reasonable goals and making gradual lifestyle changes that will produce our much desired long-term results. Incorporate some of these suggestions, to finally put the “# 1 / Diet” resolution to rest.

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In this issue of Healthy You Now we focus on A New You in the New Year:

  • Hear from Editor-In-Chief Tonya Lewis Lee;
  • HYN resident Chef & Social Guru Alexander Smalls tops off a delightful afternoon with A Winter Weekend Lunch: Flavorful & Light
  • HYN Healthy Living Expert Latham Thomas discusses Embracing A Healthy New You Now;
  • HYN Nutrion Expert Tracye McQuirter talks about This New Year’s Resolution: Ditch the Diet, Focus on Fiber
  • HYN Fitness Expert Nikki Kimbrough shares New Year, New You, New Body: Fitness for your body type
  • Learn about the A Healthy Baby Begins with You nationwide initiative;
  • and take advantage of our News Feeds & Resources pages.

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Join the Embassy of Haiti in Washington, DC, and the Greater Washington Haiti Relief Committee bring relief and aid to those in need.

Date: Monday, January 18, 2010
Location: DC General Hospital Warehouse
Address: 1900 Mass Avenue, SE, Washington, DC
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 4 p.m.

We will unload, sort and process the donations received to date.