Waldorf, Maryland, April 11, 2012 - Community Bank of Tri-County is pleased to announce its two-year commitment to the Hospice of Charles County Hospice House. Through this contribution, Community Bank of Tri-County will help provide the funds needed to open the doors to the new Hospice House, a facility that will provide a place of comfort for community members who are facing end-of-life issues.
"We are proud to make this contribution to Hospice of Charles County as they work to construct a new Hospice House for our community," said Patrick Pierce, Vice President and Senior Commercial Lender of Community Bank of Tri-County and Hospice of Charles County board member. "Our support of the Hospice House is part of our commitment to give back to the communities where we work and live."
Hospice of Charles County is an organization that provides individuals, who are facing end-of-life circumstances, with medical attention in an environment that is comfortable and supportive. The construction of the new facility, scheduled to open May of this year, will provide hospice patients and their families a place to come and receive quality care, in a warm home-like setting.
"With the opening of our Hospice House just over a month away, generous donations, like the one from Community Bank of Tri-County, are allowing us to continue to push forward and complete construction. We are so grateful for the businesses and families that have heard our call for help and are making this house a reality for the Charles County community," said Dixie Poe, President and CEO, Hospice of Charles County, Inc.
Community Bank of Tri-County is the oldest independent financial institution headquartered in Southern Maryland with eleven branches and over $900 million in assets. Community Bank of Tri-County branches are conveniently located throughout Charles, Calvert and St. Mary's counties in Maryland and in King George, Virginia.
Hospice of Charles County representatives, Kathi Payne, Susan Lawrence, Ron Sweeny, Dixie Poe and Delores Datcher, receive the Hospice House sponsorship check from Diane Hicks and Patrick Pierce, Community Bank of Tri-County representatives.