News

Nov 09, 2018

A Model for a Caring, Inclusive Community in Potomac

Bullis honored with KEEN’s Distinguished Community Impact Award

KEEN Greater DC honor Bullis School at KEENFest.
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Mar 22, 2018

Free fitness classes foster friendships for youth with disabilities in DC area

To listen to the story about KEEN's impact on one individual's life, click

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Dec 06, 2017

Children with Disabilities are KEEN on Sports

It can be difficult for children with disabilities and their families to find activities that they can enjoy.

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Mar 22, 2017

KEEN on Staying Fit

Article in the Potomac Almanac

Volunteers always welcome at recreational programs for young people with special needs.

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Mar 03, 2017

Local group helping people with disabilities exercise for free

WUSA9 Hilary Lane
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Feb 19, 2017

Kids with disabilities bowl for free with KEEN Baltimore

To watch the story about KEEN's bowling program in Baltimore, click here.

Feb 16, 2017

Keen Baltimore's New Bowling Program

Elizabeth Doherty from Keen (Kids Enjoy Exercise Now) joins Fox45 to talk about the organization's new bowling program for children with disabilities. To watch the story,

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Jan 24, 2017

KEEN Greater DC Celebrates 25 years

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
 
Contact:
Debbi Mayster
DMM Communications
debbi@dmmcomm.com
240.988.6243
 
 
KEEN Greater DC CELEBRATES 25 years OF

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May 28, 2015

KEEN Sports Festival Celebrates 23 Years of KEEN

MEDIA ADVISORY
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
 
MEDIA CONTACTS:
Beata Okulska
KEEN GREATER DC
Exec.Dir@

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Oct 05, 2014

Free program offers kids with developmental disabilities a chance to play sports, get active

ROCKVILLE, Md. (WJLA) - Inside a Maryland gym, "athletes" are working with their "coaches" shooting hoops, or being propelled on a scooter. To view the story,

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Jun 01, 2014

KEEN Day

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Mar 14, 2013

KEEN Launches Sports programs in Vienna

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                             
March 14, 2013
Contact:  Beata Okulska (301) 461-5353
 
 
 
NEW SPORTS PROGRAM gives more Children with Special Needs

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Nov 08, 2010

Exercise for the Kids

"An Evening in Paris" KEENFest event. To view the story, click here.

Oct 25, 2010

Get Out and Give Back: The KEEN Community

The bond between some KEEN volunteers goes beyond their time giving back to the community. To read the story about the marriage between KEEN volunteers Lesley Strauss and Mike McNamara, click

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Aug 09, 2010

Interview with KEEN Volunteer Hillary Lerner

To watch the interview, click here.

Jun 24, 2010

KEEN Chosen for 2010-11 Catalogue for Philanthropy: Greater Washington

Date: June 24, 2010
Contact: Beth Wenger, (301) 461-2278

Kids Enjoy Exercise Now (KEEN Greater DC) Chosen
for 2010-11 Catalogue for Philanthropy: Greater Washington

KEEN (Kids Enjoy Exercise Now)

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May 29, 2010

KEEN Greater DC Celebrates 18 Years and 18 Programs at 9th Annual Sports Festival

For Immediate Release                                               Media Contact: Beth Wenger
May 29, 2010                                                             

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Mar 18, 2010

KEEN Greater DC Expands in Northern Virginia

For Immediate Release:                                                                       Contact: Beth Wenger
March 18, 2010                                                                                                   (301

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Oct 22, 2009

KEENFest Raises Funds and Awareness For KEEN

For Immediate Release                                                            Media Contact: Denise Brownlee
October 22, 2009                                                                   Phone: 301-775-7572
      Email:

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Jul 01, 2009

Olympic Gold Medalist Dominique Dawes Joins KEEN Greater DC

Olympic Gold Medalist Dominique Dawes Joins KEEN Greater DC in Providing Exercise and Recreational Programs to Children and Young Adults with Disabilities

(July 2009) Kids Enjoy Exercise Now (KEEN) Greater DC today

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Mar 23, 2009

Program at Tilden Middle in Rockville helps students jump into exercise

To read the story in the Gazette, click here.

Sep 24, 2008

1st Down For Fitness and KEEN Team Up To Provide Fitness Activities For Youth

To read about KEEN Athletes and the Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation, click here.

Jun 08, 2006

For KEEN Kids, a Chance to Play and Accomplish

To read the article on one of our first Sports Festivals, click here.

Jun 01, 2004

Everyone Wins!

A wonderful article written by our own Beth Wenger. To read the article, click here.

Jan 01, 2000

Washingtonian Magazine Names Elliott Portnoy a "Washingtonian of the Year."

Recognizing his work in founding KEEN, Washingtonian Magazine honored KEEN Founder, Elliott Portnoy, as Washingtonian of the year. To see the article,

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Public Service Announcement

Every child likes to play, but not all kids can, not the way most kids do. Children with significant and profound disabilities, such as autism, cerebral palsy, and Down syndrome, are often excluded from community activities due to the nature and severity

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