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WUSA9 Caption Contest Winner, Charlene Woods "Those guys look a lot bigger from down here."

WUSA9 Caption Contest Winner, Charlene Woods "Those guys look a lot bigger from down here."

Congratulations to the winner of our Facebook Photo Caption Contest, Charlene Woods. Did you watch the Super Bowl?

This photo (provided by US Presswire) is of NY Giants RB Ahmad Bradshaw running for a touchdown with :57 left on the clock.

The theory is that the New England Patriot allowed the Giants to score the touchdown, so they could get the ball back with one timeout and enough time to make a final drive. The Giants ended up winning Super Bowl XLVI 21-17.

See PHOTOS from the Super Bowl.

Rec-PAC Announces Open Hire Dates for 2012 Summer Camps

From Fairfax County Park Authority:

The Fairfax County Park Authority is looking for creative, high-energy, motivated candidates for part-time camp leader and site director positions in the Rec-PAC summer camp program. Four Open Hire sessions are slated to fill opening for the 2012 season.

Rec-PAC, (Pretty Awesome Children) is a six-week structured recreation program with an emphasis on leisure skills. Camps will be offered at 50 elementary schools on weekdays from July 2 through August 9, 2012. Summer staff will be assigned to a site and work daily from 8:15 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.

Three Open Hire sessions will be held on the first floor of the Herrity Building located at 12055 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax, VA 22035.

16 Local Students Nominated for 2012 McDonald's All American Games

16 Local Students Nominated for 2012 McDonald's All American Games

 

This notice comes to us from English Young: Today, McDonald’s announced the list of players nominated for the 2012 McDonald’s All American Games. Of the 600 nominees selected by high school coaches, athletic directors, principles and members of the McDonald’s All American Games Selection Committee, 16 players hail from the Greater Washington, D.C. area  – 7 male and 9 female players. The local players nominated for the 2012 Games include:

Male Nominees:

Tips for Parents Whose New Year's Resolution Includes Joining a Gym

Tips for Parents Whose New Year's Resolution Includes Joining a Gym

From Fairfax County:

Now is the time of year when the number of people buying health club memberships skyrockets. You’re buying yourself the gift of fitness, or are making plans to keep a New Year’s resolution to exercise more in 2012.

If you’re a parent, one criteria you may use to decide which gym to join is whether or not it offers on-site child care. When considering a gym’s child care service, it's good to make sure:

Erickson Living Joins National Go4Life® Campaign – Promoting Exercise and Physical Activity

Erickson Living Joins National Go4Life® Campaign – Promoting Exercise and Physical Activity

SPRINGFIELD, VIRGINIA – October 20, 2011 – Erickson Living, developer and manager of Greenspring, announced that it is joining the National Institute on Aging (NIA) at NIH in Go4Life, a new national exercise and physical activity campaign for people age 50+.  The goal of Go4Life is to provide resources to older adults that they can use to incorporate exercise and physical activity into their everyday lives.  This federal campaign is based on research showing that exercise and physical activity can help people stay healthy and independent, and prevent some of the chronic conditions associated with aging.