On Saturday, Feb. 21, Team DC Texas Exes battled it out with nine other talented teams at Hill Country DC's 2nd Annual Chili Cook-Off. Well over 150 people braved the cold and unrelenting snow to sample a wide variety of chilis, vote for their favorite, and participate in a raffle. Proceeds from the event benefited the non-profit organization MicroGreens, a program that teaches kids to cook and enjoy healthy food options that can be purchased on "a government supplemented food budget". While DC Texas Exes did not take home prizes this year, the team (Alexandra Ritchie, Crystal Zhao, and West Garrett) met a lot of new people with Texas roots or connections and stood by their decision to incorporate Shiner Birthday Beer into their recipe.
Tuesday, February 17, 2015 7:00 PM at Politics & Prose
March 29, 2015
Texas Exes of Washington, DC is excited to announce its participation in THEALUMRUN Washington, DC on March 29, 2015. THEALUMRUN is a premium running and active lifestyle event that harnesses the strong spirit of pride and community shared by college and university alumni, students and sports fans to run together and represent their school in some of the coolest cities in North America. THEALUMRUN Washington DC event features 5K and 10K distance road races on scenic courses, a reunion style kickoff party, an optional service project and a race-day festival with food, music and wellness experiences for the whole family. All Alumrunners receive a race t-shirt featuring their school’s colors and our signature “No. 1” finisher’s medal.
THEALUMRUN also presents a great opportunity for our alumni chapter to raise money for incoming UT freshmen from Maryland, Virginia and District of Columbia, including the Barbara Jordan Memorial Scholarship and the James Decherd Scholarship.
THEALUMRUNTM is not your typical “Bagel and Banana” race. It is a real premium experience with great music, food and free race-day wellness experiences from partners like Elizabeth Arden Red Door Spas. Register today and receive exclusive benefits from DC-area Elizabeth Arden Red Door Spas that you can use before the race!
Here is what you need to do:
1. Go to www.thealumrun.com and register today using code TAR20 for 20% off your registration (expires midnight February 15, 2015). Make sure that you join the Texas Exes Washington DC Team.
2. During registration, make a donation to Texas in order to help raise money for our chapter’s scholarship initiatives.
3. Go to our club’s Facebook page and let everyone know that you’ll be joining us!
REGISTER EARLY TO ENSURE THAT YOU GET A RACE SHIRT IN OUR SCHOOL’S COLORS!
Connect with THEALUMRUN:
For more information, please contact Alina Zarr (with DC Texas Exes) at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sunday, February 8, 2015
DC Central Kitchen, 425 2nd Street NW, Washington DC
As part of Project Worldwide, a partnership between the Texas Exes and the Division of Diversity and Community Engagement designed to unite alumni worldwide in community service during the month of February, our chapter volunteered a DC Central Kitchen, preparing meals for people in need in the Washington DC area.