Waldorf, Maryland, April 15, 2013 – Community Bank of Tri-County and the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs jointly announced today their partnership naming Community Bank of Tri-County the Official Bank of the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs. The Blue Crabs, members of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball Association playing at Regency Furniture Stadium in Waldorf, Maryland, will host the 2013 Opening Day game April 24. In addition to the many fans present Opening Day, the Blue Crabs will enjoy the support of the entire Community Bank team.
"We are excited to partner with the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs organization. Community Bank of Tri-County is committed to our community relationships and our partnership with the local team underscores that commitment," said Michael L. Middleton, Community Bank of Tri-County Chief Executive Officer. "We have been supporters of the organization long before the first pitch, and we look forward to supporting the team for years to come."
The announcement by the two organizations formalizes a joint commitment begun at the inception of the ballpark. The partnership will be highlighted to spectators in a variety of fun and engaging ways.
"We are truly proud to have extended our partnership with Community Bank of Tri-County. They have been instrumental in the team's success and the ball club's future. Enhancing the partnership to make Community Bank of Tri-County the official Banking Partner of the Blue Crabs illustrates the mutually beneficial relationship we have and how our companies will continue to grow, together" said Patrick Day, Southern Maryland Blue Crabs General Manager.
The Southern Maryland Blue Crabs are a member of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball, and play at Regency Furniture Stadium in Waldorf, Maryland.The franchise will enter its 6th season on April 18, coming off of the team's fourth consecutive playoff appearance. The Blue Crabs and Regency Furniture Stadium will also host the 2013 Atlantic League All-Star Celebration featuring "Circurious" presented by Turkey Hill on Tuesday, July 9. The Atlantic League All-Star Game will take place on Wednesday, July 10 presented by The Communities of St. Charles.
Community Bank of Tri-County is the oldest independent financial institution headquartered in Southern Maryland with eleven branches and over $950 million in assets. Community Bank of Tri-County branches are conveniently located throughout Calvert, Charles and St. Mary's counties in Maryland and in King George, Virginia.