Waldorf, Maryland, July 3, 2017Community Bank of the Chesapeake is excited to announce its support of local educational institutions throughout Annapolis, Southern Maryland and Fredericksburg, Virginia, with funds raised through their Annual Casual for a Cause initiative. Community Bank’s Casual for a Cause offers employees a chance to dress business casual for the summer by making a donation. All proceeds raised this year will be donated to local educational organizations that serve Community Bank of the Chesapeake’s communities.
“Our CasCBTC_Casual_for_A_Cause_LOGO_FINAL-01-(1).jpgual for a Cause program is a beloved tradition that helps the bank give back to its community. The cause is supported entirely by employee contributions, who embrace the spirit of giving year after year,” said Diane Hicks, Vice President, Director of Marketing, Community Bank of the Chesapeake. “We chose to donate to educational institutions this year, as a thank you for all they do for our community. We are honored to contribute to organizations who value education, knowledge and growth.”
 
Causal for a Cause spans from May 1 through September 4, 2017. Employees participate by making a donation, which entitles them to dress business casual for the summer. Casual for a Cause donations totaled over $6,500 this year.  The Bank will be donating to local education institutions including Calvert, Charles and St. Mary’s County Public Schools in Southern Maryland, the Arc Central Chesapeake Region in Annapolis, Maryland and Stafford Junction in Fredericksburg, Virginia.
 
The selected organizations strive to provide equal opportunities for all to receive quality education, support and the possibility to achieve goals. Through their dedication they provide programs, services and activities that help connect others and build strong individual characters, in order to prepare one for life.  
 
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 www.cbtc.com.
 
Waldorf, Maryland, July 20, 2017 Community Bank of the Chesapeake is pleased to announce James F. Di Misa, EVP, Chief Operating Officer, has been appointed by Maryland Governor Larry Hogan as College of Southern Maryland’s (CSM) Trustee, effective July 1, 2017. Mr. Di Misa will replace Michael L. Middleton, who served the past ten years as Trustee.
“I am humbled to seDi-Misa2.jpgrve in the capacity of Trustee for CSM. The many contributions the College makes through its commitment to quality education and cultural and economic development make an immense impact to our communities,” said Mr. Di Misa. “I recognize this position carries significant responsibilities and I feel privileged to see it through.”
 
Mr. Di Misa joined Community Bank of the Chesapeake in 2005 and has over 30 years of banking experience. Prior to joining Community Bank, he was Executive Vice President for Mercantile Southern Maryland Bank. Mr. Di Misa earned his Associates of Arts degree from the College of Southern Maryland, earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from George Mason University and received his Master of Business Administration from Mount St. Mary’s College. He also holds a Stonier Graduate School of Banking degree from the University of Delaware.
 
Mr. Di Misa is actively involved in the community. He is the current Chairman of the Charles County Rotary Scholarships Program, Board Member for the Town of La Plata Ethics Commission, past President and Founder of the La Plata Business Association, past Chairman of the Board of Trustees for the Maryland Bankers School and Governor Appointment (2008-2014) to the Tri-County Workforce Investment Board.
 
The College of Southern Maryland’s Board of Trustees provides leadership and direction for the college’s mission and policies to be successfully implemented. CSM’s mission is to “help their students and community meet the challenges of individual, social and global changes.” CSM Board Members are appointed by the Governor, for a five-year term, representing Charles, St. Mary’s and Calvert County equally.   
 
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 www.cbtc.com.