25 Local Non-Profits Receive Monetary Donations from The Foundation of Blue Ridge Orthopaedics at Annual Give-Back Event
Warrenton, VA - December 10, 2018 - The Foundation of Blue Ridge Orthopaedics announces the results of the 2018 Bodies in Motion Race event to raise money for community non-profits. As previously announced, the event collected approximately $55,000 for local, established 501c3 organizations that serve their communities. Twenty-five recipient organizations received funding and more than 80 business sponsors contributed funds to make this possible. More than 200 people attended the give-back event at Alwyngton Manor in Warrenton on Wednesday evening, December 5, where these checks were presented.
“We are especially grateful to our many event sponsors who generously committed the bulk of these funds in order for us to give back the way we do,” says Jill Smith, race coordinator and Manager at Blue Ridge Orthopaedic & Spine Center. “We enjoy working with them, as they all represent businesses in the community, and it is nice to work towards a common goal together - helping others.”
In six years, Blue Ridge Orthopaedic & Spine Center’s Bodies in Motion races have raised $215,000 for local non-profits that serve people in Fauquier, Culpeper, Prince William, Rappahannock, Haymarket, and surrounding areas. The next Bodies in Motion 10k/5k/Fun Run race will be held in the fall of 2019; the date to be announced.
Sponsors included: Blue Ridge Orthopaedic & Spine Center, Blue Ridge Physical Therapy, Blue Ridge Orthopaedic Foundation, Warrenton Aquatic & Recreation Facility, Strava, Dulaney, Lauer & Thomas, L.L.P., Fauquier Health, Spartan Medical, DePuy Synthes, Novec, WA Hazel, Brown & Brown Insurance, Sarah Atkins Edward Jones, Warrenton Toyota Scion, Blue Ridge Regional Insurance, Metronic, Puffenbarger Insurance & Financial Services Inc, Appleton Campbell, Deborah L Trnka Edward Jones, Oak View Bank, One America, Professional Risk Management Services, Superior Paving, Warrenton Dermatology & Skin Therapy Center, Wegley Higginbotham & Associates, Sundance Electrical Contractors, Sun Trust Bank, UVA Community Credit Union, Rankin's Furniture, Genesis Home Improvement, Warrenton Mini Storage, Waterloo Motors, Wells Fargo, Greystone, Howard W. Phillips, Innovative Physical Therapy, Meridian Financial Partners, McKesson, Chesapeake Medical Systems, Hamilton Equipment Services, Warrenton Tire & Auto, Piedmont Family Practice PCL, Young Living Essential Oils, Diversified Medical Alliance, Dominion Construction, P.W. Stillwell Plumbing, Village Flowers, Wright Realty, Country Chevrolet, Latitudes Fair Trade Store, Farm Bureau, Habitat for Humanity, Advantage Physical Therapy, Ironman Home Improvements, Drs. Woodside & Sentz, Aqua Systems, Infinity Medical, GrassRoot Communication, The Small Animal Clinic at Piedmont Equine, The Piedmont Equine Practice Inc., K9OLOGYLLC, Moo Thru, Julie Wickham Independent Damsel Pro: Damsel In Defense, Julie Wickham Independent Damsel Pro, K9ology LLC, Warrenton Jewelers & Gifts, McMahons Irish Pub, Highland School, Fauquier Bank, BB&T, Blue Ridge Seafood, Physio Tech, Ballet Academy of Warrenton, The Corner Deli, Creditors Collection Service, The Doctor's Company, Deem Printing, Lamar Advertising, Artistic Professional Hair, Denim and Pearls Italian Restaurant, Giuseppe's Ristorante Italiano, The Natural Marketplace, The Winery at Bull Run, Wort Hog Brewing, Dunegon Orthodontics, Miller's Office Supply, Merrifield Garden Center.
This year’s recipient organizations are: Allegro Community School of the Arts, Alex's Army, Boys & Girls Club of Fauquier, Community Touch, Falcon's Booster Club (soccer team at Fauquier High), Families4Fauquier, Fauquier County Food Coalition, Fauquier Education Farm, Fauquier Family Shelter, Fauquier FISH, Fauquier Free Clinic, Fauquier Habitat for Humanity, Girls on the Run Piedmont, Haymarket Food Pantry, Highland School, Liberty High School’s HOSA, Marshall Volunteer Fire & Rescue Department, Mental Health Association of Fauquier County, People Helping People of Fauquier County, Rainbow Therapeutic Riding Center, Piedmont TOPSoccer, The Sweet Julia Grace Foundation, Town of Warrenton Police Department, Vets on Track, and Verdun Adventure Bound.
“We need to do good deeds, and by doing so, we propel others forward to do the same,” says Jeff Hollis, CEO of Blue Ridge Orthopaedic & Spine Center and treasurer of its foundation. “We were pleased with a good turnout at the race from the communities that we serve - including Fauquier, Culpeper, and Prince William - and great support from the Town of Warrenton. This participation helps us to give back in abundance.”
About The Foundation of Blue Ridge Orthopaedics
The Foundation of Blue Ridge Orthopaedics was established in 2012 as Blue Ridge Orthopaedic Foundation, and renamed in 2018. This 501c3 is governed by a Board of community members and physicians, and is the non-profit arm of Blue Ridge Orthopaedic & Spine Center. Over the last seven years, The Foundation of Blue Ridge Orthopaedics has raised more than $215,000 for local non-profits that serve the community. With a heart for helping Fauquier and surrounding counties, The Foundation of Blue Ridge Orthopaedics supports non-profits who better the communities that Blue Ridge Orthopaedic & Spine Center serves. Be it a recreational sports scholarship for underprivileged youth, mental health care for a person in need, housing for the homeless, or meals for a large unemployed family, The Foundation of Blue Ridge Orthopaedics fills the gap by donating thousands of dollars every year to the non-profits who have their hands in the local community. www.brofoundation.org
About Blue Ridge Orthopaedic & Spine Center
Blue Ridge Orthopaedic & Spine Center, with locations in Warrenton and Gainesville, VA, is northern Virginia’s premier orthopedic care facility. Patients come to us for help diagnosing and treating a wide variety of back pain and spinal disorders, from sports injuries to joint pain and beyond. When you need personalized, innovative treatment, we’re here to help! Come to either the Blue Ridge Orthopaedic & Spine Center in Gainesville, VA or in Warrenton, VA to experience skilled, compassionate orthopedic care catered to you. www.broava.com
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