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July 27, 2018
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‘The Directors’ Entertain at Camp Fantastic BBQ

Fronted by NIH director Dr. Francis Collins, The Directors, also known as the Affordable Rock and Roll Act, entertained for 2 hours on June 12 on the south side of the Clinical Center at the annual Camp Fantastic BBQ. “Who said scientists don’t know how to rock?” quipped bandleader Collins.

The summer staple raises funds for a camp in Front Royal, Va., that offers a week of freedom and fun each August for pediatric patients at the Clinical Center and other area hospitals.

Food was available from a variety of vendors, free funnel cakes (courtesy of the NIH Federal Credit Union) were distributed and the R&W community market included cupcakes and other baked goods, pickles, candy, fruit, tea and jewelry, among other items.

There was also a silent auction, a variety of games including cornhole and Jenga and a photo booth for quick snapshots.

The Directors rock out
ABOVE: The Directors rock out, at top, for a group of young fans, below.
a group of young fans

NIH director Dr. Francis Collins delivers a tune. The final two photos show some of the market activities that were part of the event. Dave Smith of Special Love, Inc., which sponsors Camp Fantastic, tells guests about the camp.
NIH director Dr. Francis Collins delivers a tune. Dave Smith of Special Love, Inc., which sponsors Camp Fantastic, tells guests about the camp.

 

These two photos show some of the market activities that were part of the event. These two photos show some of the market activities that were part of the event.
These two photos show some of the market activities that were part of the event.



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