Thanks to all 3,894 people who came to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the largest LGBT community event in professional sports:
The Night OUT at the Nationals!!!
Special thanks to our pre-game special guests:
Chad Griffin, President, Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Chai Feldblum, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity CommissionJeremy Bernard, Special Assistant to the President and
White House Social Secretary
Pete Cahall, Principal, Woodrow Wilson Senior High School
Bruce Rohr, ONE Marriott Employee Network Group
And, of course, the Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington
singing the National Anthem!
Thanks to our All Star Partners and Sponsors (below) who helped make this possible!
Applications for the Student-Athlete Scholarship are now closed. Look for an announcement about this year’s winners shortly! Then join us on Saturday, September 20 for the annual Champions Awards Dinner and meet this year’s winners.
Scholarships up to $2000 are awarded annually thanks to generous donations from local DC sports clubs such as the:
THANK YOU DC Front Runners! A sold-out race once again that has helped raise funds for the Team DC College Scholarship Program and SMYAL. Congratulations to all the runners!
Congratulations to the Washington Prodigy as they became a part of the 2014 Night OUT Series with a 15-0 defeat of the Baltimore Nighthawks. Go HERE for details and ticket information for the remainder of their season.
Women’s Full-Tackle Football is fun and the level of play is more than you imagine! Give it a try!
The Spring Casino Night was another big success featuring Poker, Blackjack and Craps with dealers from local LGBT sports teams. Great fun with each team benefitting!
The 2014 Casino Night Series is sponsored by: J James Braeu Residential Specialist at Coldwell Banker (www.jamesbraeu.com). If you are looking for a place, contact James!
The Winners of the Raffle Prizes were:
- 8 Pack of Tickets to DC United vs. Montreal Impact – Greg Flannery
- Abstract Knife Block Set – Adam Miramon
- $75 Gift Card to Le Diplomate – Adrian Blue
- $50 Gift Card to City Sports and a new Racquetball Set – Joe Tresh
- $25 Gift Card to City Sports and a Tennis Prize Package – Matt Boemio
- Two tickets to an upcoming DC United soccer match – David Strobel
- Buffalo Billiards Prize Package – Alex Mastroyannis
- $50 Gift Card to Best Buy – Mark Hegeman
- Pride Run Package including Free Entry – Ken Regnier
- $50 Gift Card to Eatwell Restaurants – Jeremy Leffler
- 2 Chairback Seats to Washington Kastles Tennis Match – Ralf Meisenzahl
- 1 Year Membership to DC Triathlon Club – Tim Rosenberger
The next Casino Night will not be until Saturday, November 15. Until then, be sure to attend the Night OUT Series!
THANKS TO ALL WHO ATTENDED THE 2014 SPORTSFEST!
Team DC GRAND SLAM SPONSORS:
Team DC SPONSORS:
The Team DC Fashion Show and Model Search was a great success thanks to great models, generous sponsors and an enthusiastic crowd. Be sure to patronize our Sponsors!
This year’s winner was…..MATT! (right)
Go HERE for more photos from the event as well as a link to the CCE Sports Network that streamed the show LIVE! You can enjoy the whole show again and again!
Special thanks to the DC Gay Flag Football League (below) and the DC Frontrunners who both have made financial commitments to support the Team DC College Scholarship Program. We appreciate your support!
Thanks to those that attended the Night OUT at the Wizards on March 28! (They took on the Pacers and crushed them!)
Good luck to the Wizards as they head into the playoffs!!!
Congratulations to the newly elected members of the Team DC Board with terms ending in 2016, including:
- President – Les Johnson (re-elected)
- Secretary – Miguel Ayala
- At-Large (Events) – Daniel Meloy
- At-Large (Special Projects) – Dave Hoag
- At-Large (Scholarship) – Bud Rorison (re-elected)
They join current Board Members whose terms end in 2015:
- Vice-President – Steve Frable
- Treasurer – Phil Gross
- At-Large (Social Marketing) – Matt Lewis
- At-Large (Social Marketing) – Kris Pritchard
- At-Large (Marketing) – Sophia Rodriguez
- At-Large (Outreach) – Grace Thompson
- At-Large (Fundraising) – Kevin Hourhan
Our thanks to Joe Green (Secretary) who stepped down after two years and to Ebone Bell, Austin Jennings, Andy Phan and Paul Johnson who served on the Board during 2013.
Thanks to all who attended the annual Night OUT at the Capitals Watch Party at Nellie’s Sports Bar (900 U Street, NW).
Congratulations to Gary Deinken who won the FREE RAFFLE for TWO TICKETS to an upcoming Caps game.