CBTC Behind the Scenes: Updating Our Name

Community Bank of the ChesapeakeWhat’s in a name? It’s a question we’ve found ourselves pondering quite a bit lately at Community Bank!

As you may have heard, we recently announced an exciting update that will take effect in October, when Community Bank of Tri-County becomes Community Bank of the Chesapeake. The decision came after much consideration about how we’ve grown and changed over the years.

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What is “person-to-person” payment and why do I need it?

You have money in your bank account, but no cash in your pocket at a time when you need it. How are you going to pay a friend for that ticket to this weekend’s game? Pay back a colleague for a shared lunch? Pay your roommate your share of the rent?

With services like Popmoney®, you can send money to individuals without writing a check or getting cash. Continue reading

Community Corps volunteers — Donating time, talent and energy to help make a difference

Our Community Corps volunteers have been busy! Maybe you’ve seen them – or the Community Corps symbol, a distinctive red triangle with a heart inside – at an activity or event near you.

Community Corps volunteers aren’t just any volunteers — they are our employees, families and friends, neighbors and customers, doing what they can to help build stronger communities for us all. Continue reading

It's BBQ time! What's your favorite recipe?

Is there anything more delicious than barbeque? Whatever your opinion, there is no question that family barbeque recipes are coveted and often the cause for fierce, yet friendly, competition! This season we’re eating ribs, crab legs, burgers and veggies from the grill and sharing recipes among friends.

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How have you marked National Small Business Week?

This week entrepreneurs, legislators and shoppers have been supporting local businesses as part of National Small Business Week.

First declared by President John F. Kennedy, Jr. in 1963, the week is designed to celebrate and support the many individuals who, through their hard work and determination, are the backbone of our local and national economy.

In fact, the Better Business Bureau estimates small businesses create 60 to 80 percent of all the new jobs in the U.S., and that over half of Americans either own or work for a small business! Continue reading

The Community Corps Giving Back to the Community

Maybe you’ve seen them out and about in the community, helping out where help is needed. You may have recognized their unique red and white T-shirts. They’re not just volunteers; they’re members of the Community Bank of Tri-County Community Corps, living up to one of our core values: community-focused. Continue reading