Wednesday, December 03, 2008

3rd Annual Boys & Girls Club Holiday Party

Since 2006, Our Washington Nationals in partnership with The ESPN Zone have sponsored a special Holiday Party for nearly 150 children ages 5 through 12 that participate in The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Washington. Last year, Former National Luis Ayala entertained the kids on hand. For 2008, John Lannan will be the guest of honor.

Along with Front Office Members of Our Washington Nationals and My Best Friend!! Screech!!, gifts will be handed out to all children in attendance. The ESPN Zone provides the location, food, drink and game cards for all attendees.

Here is the press release from the team:

Washington Nationals and ESPN Zone Host Third Annual Holiday Party for Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Washington

WHAT: The Washington Nationals, in partnership with ESPN Zone, will host the third annual holiday party for 150 members of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Washington (BG&CGW), aged five through 12, on Saturday, December 6. Nationals pitcher John Lannan will distribute age-appropriate gifts to the children courtesy of the Washington Nationals. ESPN Zone will donate food, beverages and game cards to the guests. ESPN Zone will open at 10:00am exclusively for the Nationals and B&GCGW. U Street Parking has donated parking for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Washington’s buses and vans.

WHO: John Lannan Nationals Pitcher

“Screech” Nationals Mascot

Members of the Washington Nationals Front Office

Kevin Dowdell B&GCGW Acting President & CEO

Leah Lamb B&GCGW Chief Development Officer

WHEN: Saturday, December 6

10:00am – 12:00pm

WHERE: ESPN Zone 555 12th Street, NW

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