Bank Raises Money and School Supplies

Chesa­peake Bank’s recent school-supply drive helped 350 kids in need go back to school with new clothes and sup­plies. all dona­tions ben­e­fited the North­ern Neck Fam­ily YMCA’s Bright Begin­nings Pro­gram. In addi­tion to the school sup­plies, Chesa­peake Bank raised more than $5,000 in the com­mu­ni­ties it serves. Assis­tant Vice Pres­i­dent and Kil­marnock branch man­ager Cathy Snow­den said “I never grow tired of see­ing the pure joy on the faces of the chil­dren who ben­e­fit from this pro­gram.” Snow­den and 10 other Bank employ­ees also vol­un­teered to be a Bright Begin­nings Shop­ping Buddy last month, tak­ing time out of their sched­ules to go shop­ping for clothes with area kids.