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As many of you know, a number of people in the government IT community -- most notably Ed Meagher -- have spent their Friday nights at Fran O'Brien's Stadium Steakhouse in Washington, D.C. for soldiers who were severely wounded in Iraq. Meagher, of course, went on to win FCW's prestigious Fed 100 Eagle Award for his efforts.

Well, it ends up that Fran O'Brien's has lost its lease. Here is the story from the WP:

Fran O'Brien's Loses Lease [WP, 4.15.2005]
Steakhouse Caters to Walter Reed Patients
Fran O'Brien's Stadium Steakhouse, known for its Friday night steak dinners for severely wounded soldiers recovering at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, has lost its lease and will close its doors this month.

Posted by Christopher Dorobek on Apr 16, 2006 at 12:15 PM


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