WALDORF, Md., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Community Bank of the Chesapeake is proud to support the Historic St. Mary's City's Capital Campaign to fund the construction of the Margaret Brent Pavilion. The Bank will donate $5,000 over the course of two years to the project.
"We are pleased to support Historic St. Mary's City, an organization that celebrates the rich cultural history of the region," said Michael Middleton, Chief Executive Officer of Community Bank. "Our support of this campaign reflects the Bank's core value of giving back to the communities we serve. This new facility will help the museum to fulfill its mission of bringing history to life for its visitors."
Located along the scenic St. Mary's River, the Brent Pavilion will provide shade and comfort to visitors while they enjoy lectures, concerts, demonstrations and educational programs for school-age children. When not in use by the museum, the pavilion will also be available for weddings and event rentals. Construction of the pavilion is expected to be completed by the end of summer 2015.
Historic St. Mary's City is a living history museum that allows visitors to experience Maryland's first years. Set in the 17th century, the museum includes a re-created plantation, Indian village, town center, chapel, statehouse and sailing vessel, The Maryland Dove.
Headquartered in Waldorf, Maryland, Community Bank of the Chesapeake is a full-service commercial bank, with assets over $1 billion. Community Bank has served the communities from Southern Maryland to Fredericksburg, Virginia for over 65 years, making it the oldest independent community bank headquartered in this region. Through its 11 banking centers and three dedicated commercial lending centers, Community Bank of the Chesapeake offers a broad range of financial products and services to individuals and businesses. Community Bank of the Chesapeake is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Community Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: TCFC). More information about Community Bank of the Chesapeake can be found at www.cbtc.com.
Photo – From left to right: Community Bank representatives Sandy Galan, Branch Market Manager, St. Mary's County and Michael Middleton, Chief Executive Officer, present the donation check to Regina M. Faden, Executive Director of Historic St. Mary's City.
SOURCE Community Bank of the Chesapeake