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Lawyers Have Heart 10K Race, 5K Run & Walk @ The Washington Harbour
Jun 13 @ 7:15 am – 12:00 pm

Lawyers Have Heart is the premier athletic philanthropic event led by the greater Washington DC legal community and brings together more than 300 organizations and over 6000 runners and walkers in support of the American Heart Association. Since 1991, Lawyers Have Heart has raised over $14 million for AHA and each year is one of the largest 10K races in the Washington D.C. area. The event has a fundraising goal of $1.4M for the American Heart Association in 2020.

This race is stroller friendly and dogs are allowed! After the race you can enjoy activities like the Kids Zone area, live music and food & drinks!

Breast Cancer Alliance (BCA) Hot Topics in Breast Cancer @ The Mayflower Hotel
Sep 15 @ 11:30 am
Breast Cancer Alliance (BCA) Hot Topics in Breast Cancer @ The Mayflower Hotel

Breast Cancer Alliance (BCA) partners with DC area medical experts to bring a world-class medical symposium “Hot Topics in Breast Cancer: Luncheon and Medical Symposium.” The panel, consisting of leaders in the field, will discuss new advances that can play a significant role in improving risk assessment, prevention and treatment for breast cancer. The morning will help inform women about how to take action: for themselves, their daughters, mothers, sisters and friends.

This event will not only help to build awareness of our work as we grow, but our partnership with DC area institutions will also allow us to support underserved women’s breast health needs in the Washington DC local community.

Monday, April 20th, 2020
11:30 Reception
12:00 Lunch followed by Panel Discussion and Q&A

The Mayflower Hotel – 1127 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20036

Elizabeth Nichols, MD: Associate Professor and Clinical Director of Radiation Oncology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, Medical Director of the Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Maryland Medical Center

Ana Barac, MD, PhD, FACC: MedStar Georgetown, Associate Professor of Medicine and Oncology, Georgetown University: Director, MedStar Heart and Vascular Institute’s Cardio-Oncology Program

Kim Robien, PhD, RD, CSO, FAND: Associate Professor, Milken Institute School of Public Health, George Washington University, Member, George Washington University Cancer Center

Angela Pennisi, MD: Inova Schar Cancer Institute, Breast Medical Oncologist, Board-certified: Medical Oncology, Hematology and Internal Medicine

Judy Woodruff, Anchor and Managing Editor PBS NewsHour


Proceeds will support breast health needs for underserved women through Breast Cancer Alliance and the Betty Lou Ourisman Health Center.

For more information: Breast Cancer Alliance – 203-861-0014 –

The mission of BCA is to improve survival rates and quality of life for those impacted by breast cancer through better prevention, early detection, treatment and cure. To promote these goals we invest in innovative research, breast surgery fellowships, regional education, dignified support and screening for the underserved. While our education and outreach and fellowship grants are limited in their geographic reach, we have expanded our research grant funding for novel, innovative, early-stage research to a national level.

March of Dimes: Heroines of Washington Gala @ The Ritz Carlton, Tysons Corner
Nov 18 @ 6:00 pm
March of Dimes: Heroines of Washington Gala @ The Ritz Carlton, Tysons Corner | | |

The Heroines of Washington Gala allows March of Dimes and the community to recognize and honor professional women in the DC Metro Area for their dedication to community service.

Since 2001, the March of Dimes has honored 126 “heroines” and raised over $3.4 million to fight for the health of all moms and babies.

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