Maryland Correctional Enterprises Inmates to Launder 17,000 Bras for Charity Thursday, December 13 at 10 a.m. in Sykesville

TOWSON, MD (December 11, 2012) --- Inmates who work at the huge MD Correctional Enterprises central laundry plant will handle unusual laundry Thursday:  more than seventeen thousand  bras that have been donated as part of a breast cancer awareness campaign. The work is being done for free by MD Correctional Enterprises (MCE).

MCE, one of the top ten prison industries in the nation, has a large laundry operation in Sykesville which handles more than 1.5 million pounds of laundry annually from various state agencies. Approximately 100 inmates work at the plant.     

WHAT:                 Bra laundering for breast cancer awareness campaign

WHEN:                 Thursday, 12/13 at 10 a.m.

WHERE:               Central MD Correctional Facility, 7301 Buttercup Rd. in Sykesville