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D.C. United player appearances: October 6-11

Washington, D.C. (October 6, 2009) - As part of D.C. United’s continued efforts to make positive contributions to the local community, players will make appearances in the community this week. Rodney Wallace will be present at United Soccer Club’s launch at Long Branch Community Center on Tuesday, October 6, while Devon McTavish will help out with a Train with the Pros event on Wednesday. Ely Allen and Boyzzz Khumalo will kick off player visits to schools as part of the United Reads initiative when they visit Tubman Elementary School on Friday, October 9. Over the weekend several players will help with the grand opening of Pollo Campero in Laurel, MD. Full appearance information is detailed below.

Player(s): Rodney Wallace
What: United Soccer Club Launch
When: Tuesday, October 6; 5-6:30 p.m.
Where: Long Branch Community Center

Player(s): Devon McTavish
What: Train with the Pros
When: Wednesday, October 7; 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Where: Popes Head Park

Player(s): Boyzzz Khumalo and Ely Allen
What: United Reads
When: Friday, October 9; 4-5:30 p.m.
Where: Tubman Elementary School

Player(s): Lawson Vaughn
What: Pollo Campero Grand Opening
When: Friday, October 9; 3-4:30 p.m.
Where: Pollo Campero (833 South Washington Blvd, Laurel, MD 20707)

Player(s): Boyzzz Khumalo
What: Pollo Campero Grand Opening
When: Saturday, October 10; 12- 1:30 p.m.
Where: Pollo Campero (833 South Washington Blvd, Laurel, MD 20707)

Player(s): TBD
What: Pollo Campero Grand Opening
When: Sunday, October 11; 12- 1:30 p.m.
Where: Pollo Campero (833 South Washington Blvd, Laurel, MD 20707)

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