Cardinal Bank (NASDAQ: CFNL) announced today that its annual Charity Classic has raised over $250,000, bringing its ten-year fundraising total to more than $2,535,000. The funds raised from the 2012 tournament will be used to continue Cardinal’s partnership with the Inova Kellar Center, while also supporting other community outreach programs and organizations through the Cardinal Bank Community Fund.
(L-R): Inova Health System CEO Knox Singleton; Inova Kellar Center Director Rick Leichtweis; Cardinal Bank's KC Cardinal; Cardinal Regional President Kevin Reynolds; and Cardinal Financial Chairman & CEO Bernard Clineburg. (Photo: Mattox Photography)
“Cardinal Bank’s commitment to our communities remains as strong as ever even during these challenging economic times. Celebrating its tenth anniversary this year, the Cardinal Classic represents one of the many ways in which Cardinal gives back to our communities, and continues to be strongly supported by our clients, business partners and community friends. We are truly making a tangible and far-reaching impact in the lives of the families served by Inova Kellar Center, and the charitable organizations supported through the Cardinal Bank Community Fund across our region,” said F. Kevin Reynolds, Cardinal Regional President .
Collectively, over 1,000 volunteers, donors and business partners participated in the annual event, reflecting the Classic’s long-standing commitment to helping build healthy communities throughout the region. Held at the Country Club of Fairfax, the tournament drew more than 250 golf and tennis players, including local philanthropic leaders and Honorary Chairs William A. “Bill” Hazel, Chairman and Founder of William A. Hazel, Inc., headquartered in Chantilly, Virginia, and his wife, Eleanor Hazel.
“Cardinal Bank and Inova Kellar Center are a classic example of the benefit that can be achieved through a successful public-private partnership. Working together, we improve the lives of children and their families in our community,” said Rick Leichtweis, Ph.D., Executive Director of Inova Kellar Center. “In the decade of our partnership, we have expanded our service capabilities to accommodate the growing need for our services, and can continue to ensure access to Inova Kellar for individuals and families without the financial resources to obtain this caliber of care. We are deeply grateful for Cardinal Bank’s continued support under the leadership of Kevin Reynolds in helping us provide services to children and families in need.”About Cardinal Financial Corporation : Cardinal Financial Corporation, a financial holding company headquartered in Tysons Corner, Virginia, serves the Washington Metropolitan region through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Cardinal Bank, with 27 conveniently located banking offices. Cardinal also operates George Mason Mortgage, LLC; Cardinal First Mortgage, LLC; Cardinal Trust and Investment Services; and Wilson/Bennett Capital Management, Inc. The Company's stock is traded on NASDAQ (CFNL). For additional information, please visit our Web site at www.cardinalbank.com or call 703.584.3400. Inova Kellar Center is celebrating 20 years as a not-for-profit, comprehensive mental health/substance use disorder and Special Education School in Fairfax, Virginia, treating children, adolescents and their families. Inova Kellar Center is recognized throughout the Commonwealth as the “ provider of choice” and has improved the lives of thousands of children and families through our integrated system of evaluation, treatment and continuing care. The Kellar School, of Inova Kellar Center, is a fully licensed and accredited therapeutic day school offering structured, individualized educational programs to students in grades 3-12 with emotional, learning and/or behavioral issues that interfere with their ability to learn. For more information, visit our Web site at http://www.inova.org/kellar, or call 703.218.8511. Photos/Multimedia Gallery Available: http://www.businesswire.com/cgi-bin/mmg.cgi?eid=50294778&lang=en