Inova Kellar Center Honored to Recieve Funds from Cardinal Bank Charity Classic

Annual Golf and Tennis Tournament Raises More Than $250,000 for Local Charities

Cardinal Financial Chairman & CEO Bernard Clineburg, Inova Kellar Center Director Rick Leichtweis, Cardinal Charity Classic Honorary Chair and Dewberry Chairman Sidney O. Dewberry, Cardinal Bank’s KC Cardinal and Cardinal Regional President Kevin Reynolds. (Photo: Mattox Photography)

Falls Church, VA – (June 4, 2011) – Inova Kellar Center is honored to be a recipient of the Cardinal Bank Charity Classic. The annual fundraiser, held May 16 at the Country Club of Fairfax, raised more than $250,000, bringing the nine-year fundraising total to more than $2,285,000.

The funds raised from the 2011 tournament will be used to continue Cardinal’s partnership with Inova Kellar Center, while also supporting other community outreach programs and organizations through the Cardinal Bank Community Fund.

“Cardinal Bank and Inova Kellar Center are a classic example of the benefits that can be achieved through a public-private partnership that work together to improve the lives of children and their families in our community,” said Rick Leichtweis, PhD, Executive Director, Inova Kellar Center. “Because of Cardinal Bank’s on-going support, we have expanded our service capabilities to accommodate the growing demand in our community and to ensure services to those without the necessary resources.”

“The Cardinal Classic represents one of the many ways in which Cardinal Bank gives back to our communities,” said Kevin Reynolds, Regional President, Cardinal Bank. “Even during challenging economic times, this annual event continues to be strongly supported by our clients, business partners and community friends. We are truly making a tangible and positive impact in the lives of families served by Inova Kellar Center and the charitable organizations supported through the Cardinal Bank Community Fund.”

More than 1,000 volunteers, donors and business partners participated in the annual event. Held at the Country Club of Fairfax, the tournament drew more than 250 golf and tennis players, including Honorary Chairman Sid Dewberry, Founder and Chairman of Dewberry, an award-winning professional services firm that provides architecture, engineering, and management and consulting services.

Inova Kellar Center is celebrating 20 years as a not-for-profit, comprehensive mental health/substance use disorder and Special Education School, treating children, adolescents and their families. The Center is recognized throughout the Commonwealth as the “provider of choice” and has improved the lives of thousands of children and families through its 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.

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 or call 703.584.3400.

Inova Health System is 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. Inova provides a healthy environment for its patients, families, visitors, staff and physicians by prohibiting tobacco use on its campuses.

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