Leesburg, VA – August 7, 2014 – The Ladies Board of Inova Loudoun Hospital is officially accepting donations for the annual Rummage Sale. Donations will be collected on Saturday, August 23 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Inova Loudoun Hospital, 44045 Riverside Parkway, Leesburg, VA, and at Inova Loudoun Medical Campus – Leesburg, 224 Cornwall Street. Red balloons will direct traffic to the specially designated trailers.
“Donations will be magically transformed into nursing scholarships and patient equipment/services at Inova Loudoun Hospital,” said Sue Clewis, co-chairman of the event. The Ladies Board Rummage Sale is known as the largest sale in the mid-Atlantic region. It is the ultimate in bargain hunting and attracts a loyal, growing fan base each year. “We are asking the community for clean, working and gently used items to support the sale.”
The Ladies Board accepts furniture, clothing, books, household items, linens, lamps, sports equipment, etc., but some items cannot be accepted, such as mattresses or large appliances. For more information on what can be accepted or not, please call 703-771-2985 or review the donation guidelines online at www.LadiesBoard.org/rummage. Organizers request that items be packed in boxes with lids/flaps shut and only pack clothes in plastic bags and tie them shut.
Additional Donation Days are Saturday, September 13 and Saturday, October 4. Donations are also accepted by appointment, to make an appointment either call 703-771-2985 or email RummageLadies@gmail.com.
All donations received will be offered for sale at the 76th Annual Ladies Board Rummage Sale on Saturday, Oct. 18 and Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014 at Morven Park – Tutt Lane entrance, 41793 Tutt Lane (off Route 15) in Leesburg, VA.
Particularly rare or valuable items are needed for the Silent Auction held Saturday, October 18.
Tax receipts are provided and all the money raised goes to support Ladies Board projects in the community. The Ladies Board raises several hundred thousand dollars each year toward special needs equipment at Inova Loudoun Hospital and pledged a $1 million for the Cornwall Cares project. The Ladies Board awards more than $100,000 in nursing scholarships annually.
Media Contacts: Lisa Cromwell, 703-999-6535; Renee Brohard, 540-454-3493
The Ladies Board of Inova Loudoun Hospital is a non-profit organization with the mission to promote good will between the community and the hospital, and to raise funds for nursing education, patient services and special projects. The Ladies Board operates the Twice Is Nice thrift shop, the hospital gift shop and the annual rummage sale.
About Inova Loudoun Hospital
Inova Loudoun Hospital, serving Loudoun County for over 100 years, is part of Inova, a not-for-profit healthcare system based in Northern Virginia that consists of hospitals and other health services, including emergency- and urgent-care centers, home care, nursing homes, mental health and blood donor services, and wellness classes. Governed by a voluntary board of community members, Inova’s mission is to improve the health of the diverse community it serves through excellence in patient care, education and research. Visit us on the web at www.inova.org/ilh.
Inova is a not-for-profit healthcare system based in Northern Virginia that serves more than 2 million people each year from throughout the Washington, DC, metro area and beyond. Inova is a comprehensive network of hospitals, outpatient services and facilities, primary and specialty care practices, and health and wellness initiatives.
Inova encompasses the full array of health services, including the area’s only Level 1 Trauma Center and Level IV neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). We are home to many nationally and internationally recognized programs, including Inova Heart and Vascular Institute (IHVI), Inova Translational Medicine Institute (ITMI), and the Inova Dwight and Martha Schar Cancer Institute.
More information and statistics about Inova is at www.inova.org.