In The Community

Deeply Committed to our Community

As an independent community bank since 1925, Pendleton Community Bank officers and team members from our Franklin, Moorefield, Marlinton, Harrisonburg and Petersburg financial centers are deeply committed to their local communities and their many activities. Whether it's reading to school children, sponsoring academic achievement programs, financing playground equipment or participating in fund raising efforts, Pendleton Community Bank is proud to partner with our neighbors to help improve the quality of life for all. By investing in our community, Pendleton Community Bank is ensuring a better future for generations to come. Take a look at our most recent newsletter for a first-hand look!


Pendleton Community Bank Visits Franklin Elementary

Customer Service Representative Jessica Basagic recently visited the Kindergarten classes at Franklin Elementary School. She talked about working at the bank and showed them what shredded money looks like. She then read "Funny Funny Money Bunny" to the class. Personal Bankers Beth Kirk and Teresa Heavner and Assistant Financial Center Manager Amanda Smith also visited other classes at the school.


Pendleton Community Bank Supports Autism Awareness Event

Pendleton Community Bank is proud to be a Gold Sponsor of the Autism Awareness Event, "There are heroes among us", being held on April 18, 2015, as part of Autism Awareness Month. Pictured is Petersburg Assistant Financial Center Manager Joey Vetter making the $250 donation to Janelle Whetzel who is the event coordinator.

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a group of complex disorders of brain development. These disorders include difficulties in social interaction, communication and repetitive behaviors. 1 in 68 American children are on the autism spectrum.


Pendleton Community Bank Supports Franklin Elementary School

Franklin Financial Center's AVP/Personal Banker, Teresa Heavner, presented a $500 check to Franklin Elementary School's Physical Education Teacher Frisky Lambert. The $500 donation will help fund two end-of-year reward trips. Pendleton Community Bank is proud to partner with the school in these endeavors.


Pendleton Community Bank Delivers Sweet Treats to Residents of Pendleton Manor

Pendleton Community Bank team members paid $5 to wear jeans for three Fridays before Valentine's Day to raise money to purchase Valentine's Day goodies for the residents of Pendleton Manor.

Pictured are Pendleton Manor Resident Linnie Hartman, with Pendleton Community Bank team members standing behind her (left to right Erin Sites, Kennedy Armentrout, Sharon Morford, Kitty Rexrode, Lisa Bittorf and Holly Beachler). Also, the Brandywine Elementary School Pre-School class made special Valentines to insert into the gift bags.


Pendleton Community Bank Purchases Popcorn Machine for Petersburg High School

Pendleton Community Bank recently donated $1,330 to Petersburg High School for the purchase of a new popcorn machine. The donation was presented to PHS Boosters Club member Mike Landis by Michelle Meek, Petersburg Financial Center Manager. The bank will also provide volunteers to work the concession stand and bags for the popcorn.


Pendleton Community Bank Makes a Donation to Safety Pup

Pendleton Community Bank was pleased to make a $100 donation to the Sheriff of Pocahontas County for the Safety Pup Program. This is an important program that promotes child safety and drug prevention for kids ages 5 up to 12 years old.

Pictured left to right is Pendleton Community Bank Customer Service Representative Kendall Beverage presenting the donation to the Safety Pup and Sheriff's Department Representative, David Jonese.


Pendleton Community Bank Raises Over $500 for New Franklin Elementary School

Pendleton Community Bank Team Members recently organized several fundraisers to help raise funds for the new Franklin Elementary School. The bank set a goal of raising $500 and surpassed its goal with a total donation to the school of $525.

The bank purchased and raffled off a $100 gift card to the local GreatValu grocery store. Those who contributed to the fundraiser received a chance to win (1 for every $5 donated).

PCB Team Members also made and contributed baked goods for a bake sale during Pendleton County Chamber of Commerce's Christmas event with all proceeds being contributed to the school fundraiser.

Those present for the donation presentation and pictured are: Betty Kimble – Pendleton County Community Foundation board member, Amanda Smith – PCB Franklin Financial Center's Assistant Manager, Rick Linaburg – FES Principal, Beth Kirk – PCB Personal Banker.


Pendleton Community Bank Partners with Eddie Edwards Signs to Present Brandywine Elementary School with School of Excellence Letters

Brandywine, WV – Pendleton Community Bank was proud to partner with Eddie Edwards Signs of Harrisonburg, VA to present Brandywine Elementary School with additional numbers for the exterior of their school building, signifying that they were recognized with a WV School of Excellence Award.

Pictured are Bob Runion, VP Operations of Eddie Edwards Signs, Brandywine Elementary School Principal Travis Heavner and Pendleton Community Bank President and CEO Bill Loving in front of the new signage at the school.

Pendleton Community Bank, an independent community bank since 1925,operates four full-service banking offices in West Virginia in Franklin, Moorefield, Marlinton, and Petersburg, and one full-service office in Harrisonburg, Virginia. Pendleton Community Bank also has a Loan Production office in Wardensville, WV.