May 11, 2013 12:00am - 1:00pm

 Run and Remember – a 5K Walk/Run to Benefit Hospice of the Piedmont

Saturday, May 11 at 8:00 a.m., Keswick Hall

Registration begins at 6:30 a.m.

(Charlottesville, VA- May 11, 2013) For the 12th consecutive year, the 5K Run and Remember will be held on the beautiful grounds of Keswick Estate to benefit Hospice of the Piedmont. The run is held in memory of Sally Carle, beloved former Keswick resident and friend.

Proceeds from the race help Hospice of the Piedmont work toward a day when no one in central Virginiadies alone or in pain. “We work hard every day to ensure that we provide excellent, compassionate care to many of our neighbors at the end of their lives,” commented Jim Avery, CEO. “We are gratified that this community supports our work in return – for more than 33 years we have relied upon the generosity of individuals and organizations to help fund our mission.”

Melba Campbell, Race Committee Chairperson said: “This event is very special to those of us who knew Sally Carle. We are very proud that we continue to honor her memory while supporting Hospice of the Piedmont. With the help of our sponsors and participants this event gets bigger and better each year.”

New this year – participants can “plant” a flower pinwheel in the MemorialGardenin honor of a loved one for a nominal, additional donation.

Platinum sponsors of this year’s race are : Home Instead Senior Care of Charlottesville; R.L. Beyer Custom Homebuilders; Silverchair Science & Communication; Bankers Insurance; Giant Food; Springfields; Bailey Printing; and Keswick Hall & Estate. Many other sponsors have contributed at various giving levels.

Event Highlights – 5K Run and Remember

• Place: Keswick Hall

• Date: Saturday, May 11

• Time: 8:00 a.m.(registration begins at 6:30 a.m.)

• Registration Cost: $25 pre-registration (postmarked by May 3) or $30 on-site race day, or


$50 Family (includes 2 adults and unlimited children)

• Memorial Flowers: $10 each to plant a flower pinwheel

• Information online at www.hopva.org/5k


Hospice of the Piedmont is the region’s only nonprofit, community-based hospice organization-- founded in 1980. We serve the City of Charlottesvilleand the Counties of Albemarle, Greene, Madison, Orange, Louisa, Fluvanna, Buckingham, Nelson and Augusta. Hospice of the Piedmontprovides professional, compassionate care to terminally ill patients and their families, plus bereavement support for community members coping with the death of a loved one. We are committed to providing care and support services to all members of our community regardless of their ability to pay. Visit www.hopva.org to learn more. ###

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