Bon Secours Training Center, a Washington Redskins Tradition


What we Washington Redskins know as “Training Camp” in Richmond, Virginia is actually named ‘Bon Secours Training Center’.  Bon Secours name means “good health” and in 1888, the Catholic “Sisters”, aka Nuns expanded their superior health care to the United States. They were founded in Paris, France and Irish Catholic Sisters provided the best Bon Secours health care at the time.  Many hospitals and care centers are in the modern day hospital organization.  It is heartwarming to know the name of our Training Camp means good health and it’s a special name.

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Washington Redskins Fan Appreciation Day 2011

Pic courtesy of the Wolfman, Mike and the amazing Dante Stallworth

The Redskins held their annual fan appreciation day in front of a packed crowd at Redskins Park on Saturday, August 6, 2011. It was a packed crown, 5 or 6 times the normal attendance. In the lovely Virginia landscape in Ashburn, the loyal Redskins fans came, saw,and got autographs. The Redskins had practice so the fans got to witness that. All the reports I have gotten from those who attended reflect everyone had a fun time and glad they went. Continue reading