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Hoops For Heroes Nets $16,000 for USO-Metro
Courtesy: Maryland Athletics
Release: 03/07/2012

March 7, 2012

COLLEGE PARK, Md. - The Creig Northrop Team of Long & Foster Real Estate has continued its support of University of Maryland Athletics and helped the military and their families through the USO of Metropolitan Washington all season long with the Hoops for Heroes program.

Throughout the 2011-2012 regular season, for each three-pointer scored by the Maryland men's basketball team, the Creig Northrop Team of Long & Foster Real Estate donated $100 to the USO of Metropolitan Washington.

This year, the Terps made 160 three-pointers, and The Creig Northrop Team of Long & Foster Real Estate donated $16,000 to the USO-Metro. The University of Maryland would like to thank The Creig Northrop Team of Long & Foster Real Estate for its continuous support of the athletic program and the USO of Metropolitan Washington.

"We are very proud to have increased the amount of money that we are giving to the USO as part of our University of Maryland Athletics partnership bettering the military that protect us every day," said Creig Northrop, president of The Creig Northrop Team of Long & Foster Real Estate. "As a University of Maryland graduate and an American, this could not be a better way to give back to the community and the nation."

"We're incredibly thankful that the University of Maryland has such amazing student-athletes on the Terrapins team," said Elaine Rogers, president of the USO of Metropolitan Washington. "Due to their stellar athletic skills and the generosity of The Creig Northrop Team of Long & Foster Real Estate and its support of the Hoops for Heroes program, USO-Metro will continue to achieve our mission serving those who serve, and their families. Go Terps!"

About The Creig Northrop Team of Long & Foster Real Estate:
The Creig Northrop Team, a part of Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc. is the #1 real estate team in the state of Maryland and #1 in the United States. Serving the Baltimore/Washington DC region, The Creig Northrop Team has built a track-record for success. For more information regarding buying, selling, or renting in the area, contact The Creig Northrop Team of Long & Foster Real Estate by calling 410.531.0321 or visit www.northropteam.com.

About the USO of Metropolitan Washington:
USO-Metro is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization chartered by Congress, and dedicated to "Serving those who serve, and their families" in Washington D.C., Maryland and Northern Virginia. It is through the generous financial support of individuals and organizations in the local community that USO-Metro is able to fulfill its mission. With the help of nearly 5,000 devoted volunteers, USO-Metro provides programs and services for active duty troops and their families at area military hospitals; through its Mobile USO program; at five USO Centers, four USO airport lounges and through Operation USO Care Package. For more information please visit www.usometro.org.

About Maryland Athletics:
The University of Maryland is among the most comprehensive and successful athletic programs in the United States with 27 sports and an annual expense budget of approximately $55 million. The University is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities and is located on a beautiful campus located eight miles north of the nation's capital. The athletics program has won 18 national championships over the last 16 years and is a charter member of the Atlantic Coast Conference.



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