Leesburg, Va. (August 18, 2014) – Blue Ridge Hospice, a not-for-profit hospice serving Loudoun and eight surrounding counties, will celebrate their new Leesburg office with a public open house and ribbon cutting ceremony on Wednesday, August 27, 2014.
The open house will begin at 5:00 p.m. Mayor Kristen Umstattd, other Town of Leesburg officials and Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce representatives will hold the ribbon cutting at 6:00 p.m. The Blue Ridge Hospice’s Leesburg office is located in the Cornwall Medical Pavilion at 224A Cornwall Street NW, Suite 200A, on the Inova Leesburg Hospital campus.
The Leesburg office, which will be staffed by Blue Ridge Hospice clinical professionals, is the third office for Blue Ridge Hospice in Loudoun County. The other two Loudoun County locations are in Purcellville and Middleburg. Blue Ridge Hospice also has offices in Winchester, Front Royal, Berryville, Woodstock, and Luray.
“Over the past two to three years, more Loudoun residents have chosen Blue Ridge Hospice as their provider of hospice care, resulting in our decision to open the Leesburg office,” said Blue Ridge Hospice Executive Director Ernie Carnevale.
“We are pleased to respond by effectively meeting the need for quality, not-for-profit hospice care,” he added.
Blue Ridge Hospice is celebrating its 33rd anniversary of serving the counties of Loudoun, Fauquier, Clarke, Shenandoah, Page, Rappahannock, Warren, and the City of Winchester. Last year, Blue Ridge Hospice cared for 1,133 patients and assisted more than 2,000 family members through its grief and loss services. $367,900 was provided in charity care to the communities it serves.