TYSONS CORNER, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cardinal Bank (NASDAQ: CFNL) announced today that the Cardinal Bank Community Fund has awarded $2,500 to Spark the Wave. Founded more than 30 years ago, the organization offers after-school and weekend seminars in effective community involvement, service learning, project planning, and diversity awareness, designed to help middle and high school students become great volunteers and community leaders.
Cardinal President F. Kevin Reynolds, Cardinal Bank Director and former DC Chamber of Commerce president and CEO Barbara B. Lang, and K Street Banking Center Manager Charlene Davis presented the check to Spark the Wave President and Founder Bill Gallagher and Director of Wave Week and Recruitment, Laura Payne; Woodrow Wilson High School Assistant Principal Gregory Bargeman; After School Program Coordinator Sheilla Hara; and Librarian Pamela Lipscomb-Gardner, with students from Woodrow Wilson High School.
"Cardinal Bank has always been a leader in community involvement, and we are proud to support the programs offered by Spark The Wave,” said F. Kevin Reynolds, President, Cardinal Bank. “I know from personal experience how valuable and enriching it is to participate in bettering a community. It is inspiring to know that more than 7,500 young leaders have had the opportunity to develop skill sets to prepare them to make a difference through Spark The Wave’s efforts across the mid-Atlantic region.”
Cardinal Bank is committed to enriching local communities. Through its grant program, the Cardinal Bank Community Fund has benefited more than 100 local organizations and service programs since its inception, keeping sight of the Fund's mission and deep commitment to giving back to the communities where we live, work, and raise our families. Cardinal employees also donate generously of their time to community organizations throughout the region.
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 conveniently located banking offices in Virginia, Maryland and Washington, D.C. Cardinal also operates George Mason Mortgage. The Company's stock is traded on NASDAQ (CFNL). For additional information, visit our website at www.cardinalbank.com or call 703.584.3400.
The Cardinal Bank Community Fund (CBCF), established in 2008, is the philanthropic arm of Cardinal Financial Corporation. The CBCF serves the Greater Washington Metropolitan region and focuses on four fields of interest: healthcare and wellness, children and families, arts and humanities, and educational services. For more information on the Community Fund program, please call 703.584.3400.