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Lannan and Stammen Visit the Children’s Inn at NIH

Nearly a dozen children gathered near the fireplace at the cozy Children’s Inn at NIH in Bethesda to hear John Lannan read “Casey at the Bat” on Thursday afternoon. It was Lannan’s first visit to the Children’s Inn, a residential “place like home” for sick children and their families seeking treatment at NIH. But Thursday’s visit wasn’t about treatment or discussing hardship. It was an

Nats Promote Reading to USO Students and Families

The Nationals’ community service initiatives take no off-season, as evidenced by Thursday’s gathering of nearly 300 children at Nationals Park to participate in Jump Start’s Read for the Record program. USO volunteers, students and families joined the Washington Nationals, the Pearson Foundation and United Through Reading for a special bilingual reading of Eric Carle’s The Very Hungry Caterpillar on Thursday morning. Nationals president Stan Kasten

Nats Honor Virginia Cavaliers

Today, the University of Virginia Cavaliers traveled to Nationals Park to be honored by the Nats. The team met with Ryan Zimmerman on the field and watched the game from the PNC Diamond Club. And leave it to Ryan to send them home happy with a walk off home run against the Marlins. Last spring, Virginia competed in their first College World Series and captured

And that’s a wrap

We did it, NatsTown. Together, we survived another difficult season while miraculously watching our team somehow end up with 59 wins again. We lost a GM, a manager and several players but we gained exciting new players, a young pitching phenom, a talented new GM and another first round draft pick in 2010. Despite the challenges this season brought, we still witnessed some very good

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