Community Bank of the Chesapeake Supports Bonnie Barrett For United Way of Calvert County 2017 Mardi Gras Queen

Waldorf, Maryland, February 7, 2017 — Community Bank of the Chesapeake’s Market Manager for Calvert County, Bonnie Barrett, is running for the 2017 United Way of Calvert County Mardi Gras Queen. United Way of Calvert County hosts its annual Mardi Gras fundraising gala to benefit their Community Impact Fund. Candidates compete for the King or Queen title by raising the most donations to support United Way. 

“It is inspiring to see how supportive Bonnie is of her community. As a Community Bank we take pride in getting involved in our communities and value making a difference in any way we can,” said Karrie Wood, Senior Vice President, Manager of Branch Sales. “United Way is an amazing organization and the bank supports Bonnie in her endeavors to raise the most donations and become 2017 Mardi Gras Queen.”  

Bonnie Barrett is the Market Manager for Community Bank of the Chesapeake. She is also a dedicated member of the Calvert County community and participates in several organizations throughout the county. Bonnie is raising funds for United Way of Calvert County by hosting a number of events. All proceeds raised at these events go to the United Way and equal a vote for Bonnie Barrett as 2017 Mardi Gras Queen. Her next event will be held on February 20, 2017, at the Holiday Inn Solomon’s Conference, “Make-up Made Special,” and on February 25, 2017, a dance and Lip Sync Battle will take place at the Solomon’s Volunteer Fire Department.

“I am very devoted to our community. I truly think that Calvert County is the best place in the world to live and work, and I want to do whatever I can to make the lives of our residents the best it can be,” stated Bonnie Barrett.  “I am thrilled to take part in such a fun and unique fundraising event, and hope everyone will join me in supporting United Way of Calvert County.”

The United Way of Calvert County mission is “to engage the community in making a meaningful difference to improve lives.” They strive to create a community that works together in order to make a significant impact, focusing on improving education, helping people attain financial stability and encouraging a healthy lifestyle. United Way of Calvert County’s 18th Annual Mardi Gras Gala takes place on March 4, 2017, from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the Annmarie Garden Arts Center. The evening will include the King and Queen crowning, dancing, authentic Cajun cuisine, performers, games, silent auctions and more.

To help support the United Way of Calvert County and vote for Bonnie Barrett for 2017 Mardi Gras Queen, you can visit or follow Vote Bonnie Barrett for Mardi Gras Queen 2017 on Facebook.

Headquartered in Waldorf, Maryland, Community Bank of the Chesapeake is a full-service commercial bank, with assets over $1 billion.  Through its 12 banking centers and five 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