3rd Annual Newsbabes

The 3rd Annual Newsbabes Bash for Breast Cancer is tonight!

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Recognize any of these ladies? DC's official "Newsbabes" gather for a group photo at the 2010 event.

The charitable event honors Ambassador Nancy G. Brinker, who is the founder & CEO of the Susan G. Komen Foundation and breast cancer survivor Jennifer Griffin of FOX News.

Nancy G. Brinker

Nancy G. Brinker receives the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Obama. It is the highest civilian honor awarded to United States citizens.

Jennifer Griffin Fox News

Newsbabes honoree Jennifer Griffin, a breast cancer survivor, is the national security correspondent for FOX.

The Newsbabes Bash for Breast Cancer is a kick-off event to the annual Susan G.Komen Race for the Cure on the National Mall. It began in 2009 when a group of friends who work in the TV news industry decided to get together for one cause.

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Click here to see photos from the last Newsbabes Bash.

See photos from last year’s event here >>

In addition to the honorees mentioned above, special guests of Newsbabes include:

  • Kathleen Sebelius, Sec. of Health & Human Services
  • Georgetown Cupcake owners Sophie Lamontagne & Katherine Kallinis, TLC “DC Cupcakes”
  • Grammy Award-winning Artist, Mya
  • Komen Global Ambassador, Hadassah Lieberman, wife of Sen. Joe Lieberman
  • Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.), newly elected DNC Chairwoman
  • Jonice Gray Tucker, daughter of Washington, DC’s Mayor Vincent Gray

This year’s pink cocktail affair takes place at The Fairmont on M Street NW from 6:30 to 8:30pm (ticket info here).

xoxo,

Markette

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