Community Bank of the Chesapeake and Charles County Arts Alliance Partner to Showcase Local Art

Waldorf, Maryland, February 11, 2016 – Community Bank of Chesapeake and the Charles County Arts Alliance have formed a new partnership to bring local art to the community. As part of the Community Art Series, the artwork of local artists will be displayed at the bank’s main branch in Waldorf, Maryland. The Bank encourages the public to stop in and see the beautiful artwork on display. All art will be available for purchase.

“On behalf of the artists of Southern Maryland, the Charles County Arts Alliance is appreciative for the opportunity to partner with Community Bank of the Chesapeake,” said Gale Kladitis, Charles County Arts Alliance Vice President and Gallery Chair. “We look forward to a long and productive collaboration to showcase the amazing artistic talent of Southern Maryland.”

Since the 2014 launch of the Community Art Series, the bank has partnered with five art organizations to share artwork throughout the bank’s branches. The Bank’s first partnership was with Mattawoman Creek Art Center, whose artwork is displayed at the La Plata branch. Community Bank of the Chesapeake also partnered with the St. Mary’s Arts Council, whose artwork is displayed at the Charlotte Hall branch, with the Fredericksburg Center for Creative Arts, whose artwork is displayed at the Central Park branch and the Arts Council of Calvert County, whose artwork is displayed at the Prince Frederick branch. All partnerships begin with a ceremonial Meet the Artist reception to present the artists and their artwork to the public.

“It is an honor to be part of a community that helps each other grow and succeed,” said Becky Henderson, Executive Vice President, Director of Sales at Community Bank of the Chesapeake. “We look forward to another successful partnership and hope the community enjoys coming by to see and purchase the wonderful artwork we have displayed at our main branch in Waldorf, Maryland.”

The Charles County Arts Alliance (CCAA) was founded in 1987 with the mission to stimulate, promote, encourage and provide recognition of the arts and the creative spirit in Charles County. The Charles County Arts Alliance promotes their mission by providing the arts to everyone in the community through workshops, grants, events, festivals, scholarships, promotions of artist and more! They provide access to an online virtual tour at http://charlescountyarts.org/, which allows everyone to view past and current art that has been displayed throughout the community.

Headquartered in Waldorf, Maryland, Community Bank of the Chesapeake is a full-service commercial bank, with assets over $1 billion.  Through its 11 banking centers and four 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.