The Washington Trophy Center Blog

  • 11.30.2017

    History and Holiday Spirit in a Special Wooden Box

    The Washington Trophy Center is delighted to be a small part of this year’s 95th National Tree Lighting Ceremony. Every year since 2004, the Washington Trophy Center has had the distinct honor of engraving for the National Park Service the aluminum plate attached to a one of a kind wooden box.  This special box is approximately 8 ¼ inches high and ...
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  • 05.19.2017

    World Legacy Awards

    National Geographic announced its 2017 World Legacy Awards winners and finalists in an awards ceremony on March 8, 2017 during the ITB Berlin Convention, the world’s largest travel trade fair.  The National Geographic World Legacy Awards honors leaders in the travel industry – businesses, organizations, and travel destinations that are paving the way in sustainable tourism best practices. The Washington Trophy ...
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  • 02.27.2017

    Ceremonial Shell Casing Embedded in Lucite

    In a tradition dating back to the European dynastic wars (1688-1748), military funerals honor the memory and service of a deceased veteran with the ceremonial shooting of three volleys.  Representing the words – duty, honor, and country – the three bullets’ spent shell casings are then presented to the recipient’s next of kin. A proud wife and daughter chose to encapsulate the personal significance ...
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  • 01.14.2017

    Italian Embassy Receives Impressive Plaque

    Matthew’s Architectural Products delivers again with an attractive, multicolored plaque made especially for the Italian Embassy’s Office of the Defense and Defense Cooperation.  Given by Casa Italiana at the Holy Rosary Church in Washington, DC, this plaque recognizes those who have sacrificed their lives for their homeland. This distinguished plaque measures 22′ x 34′ and is mounted on a wood board.  It features ALUMICOLOR™, an exclusive technology, offering spot ...
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  • 12.05.2016

    Jewish War Veterans Memorial

    Jewish American Veterans Memorial Sculpture Rededication In a ceremony on Nov 13, 2016, the sculpture memorializing American Jewish war veterans was rededicated at the memorial site in Rockville, MD. The cast bronze plaques you see here were affixed to the back of the sculpture.  These plaques were created by our product partner, Matthew’s Architectural Products.  The permanence of cast bronze or aluminum, ...
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  • 11.18.2016

    Make your business and your mission known!

    Did you know that the Washington Trophy Center can assist you in promoting your company’s name and message?  Practical items such as hats, t-shirts, bags, mugs, pens, computer accessories, and much more, can be imprinted with your logo, slogan, etc. as an effective, affordable way to create a memorable impression, strengthen relationships, and increase brand awareness. For your organization’s next conference, ...
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