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!

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The Salvation Army – Bell Ringing

Members of our Harrisonburg West team and their families have taken turns ringing bells for The Salvation Army at the Shenandoah Heritage Market, Dayton Farmer's Market, and the Walmart on Route 42.

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West Rockingham Food Pantry Donation

Our Harrisonburg West office has been collecting non-perishable food items to donate to the West Rockingham Food Pantry. With the help of our team members and community, we were able to donate approximately 100 cans, 75 boxes, and 50 other various items to those in need during the Christmas season.

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Contribution to Pendleton County Cub and Boy Scout Troop 162

Pendleton Community Bank is committed to supporting our communities and is passionate about helping local youth achieve great success. Recently the bank presented a $1,500 check to the Pendleton County Boy Scout Troop 162 and Pendleton County Cub Scout Pack 162 to cover chartering fees for both groups to help ensure the future for these outstanding service programs. Pictured from Pendleton Community Bank is Josh Byers, Area Executive for the Franklin Office, presenting the check to Charles King, Assistant Council Commissioner For Training & Advancement of the Stonewall Jackson Area Council.

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Pendleton Community Bank Donates to CAN

Pendleton Community Bank contributed 352.6 pounds of food to the annual "Scouting for Food" drive for CAN (Christian Assistance Network). The total pounds of food donated on behalf of Cub Scout Pack 162 and Boy Scout Troop 162 (both sponsored by Pendleton Community Bank) was 1,880.4 pounds. CAN is a non-profit, non-denominational organization that provides emergency assistance to families and individuals in need, usually in the form of food and clothing. Shown is a small portion of the total pounds of food donated.

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Franklin Office Supports the Alternative Learning Program

Franklin Financial Center Manager Amanda Smith was pleased to present a $100 check to Nancy Kimble, Pendleton County High School's Alternative Learning Program instructor. Students in the program are given an opportunity to do hands on projects at the school, such as landscaping improvements. The donation will be used to purchase supplies for the program.

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Pendleton Community Bank Supports the Opera House

Selina King, Marlinton Financial Center Manger, was happy to present Brynn Kusic, Operations Manager of the Opera House, with a donation of $1,000. The Opera House hosts live music from local musicians and provides family entertainment for all ages. The donation will assist them in being able to provide entertainment at a reasonable cost to the community.

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Pendleton Community Bank Presents Scholarship to Local Graduate

Pendleton Community Bank is proud to announce one of the recipients of its Business, Accounting and Finance Scholarship. A scholarship was offered in each of the bank's market areas. PCB's Financial Center Manager (Marlinton), Selina King, presented Michelle Murphy, graduating senior at Pocahontas County High School, with their market area scholarship in the amount of $1000 to be paid in full the first year of post high school learning. Murphy plans on attending Potomac State College and pursuing a degree in business. The criteria for selection for the Pendleton Community Bank Business, Accounting and Finance Scholarship is that the recipient of this award's character commands the respect of students and teachers in such matters as leadership, dependability, integrity, responsibility, honesty, and consideration of others. In addition, the scholarship recipient must be pursuing a degree in business, accounting or finance.

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Pendleton County High School Graduate Receives Scholarship

Pendleton Community Bank is proud to announce one of the recipients of its Business, Accounting and Finance Scholarship. A scholarship was offered in each of the bank's market areas. PCB's Chief Financial Officer, Kirk Billingsley, presented Timothy Hevener, graduating senior at Pendleton County High School, with their market area scholarship in the amount of $1000 to be paid in full the first year of post high school learning. Hevener plans on attending West Virginia University and pursuing a degree in accounting. The criteria for selection for the Pendleton Community Bank Business, Accounting and Finance Scholarship is that the recipient of this award's character commands the respect of students and teachers in such matters as leadership, dependability, integrity, responsibility, honesty, and consideration of others. In addition, the scholarship recipient must be pursuing a degree in business, accounting or finance.

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Brandywine Elementary School 100+ Book Club

Pendleton Community Bank is proud to partner with Brandywine Elementary School by sponsoring the 100+ Book Club program for the Pre-K and Kindergarten Classes. Each student in the class is challenged to read a minimum of 100 books for the school year. Small incentives are given each nine weeks to those who have met their nine week goal. If the student's yearly goal is met, they are rewarded with a t-shirt and a trip to Pump It Up in Harrisonburg, VA. This year's classes read over 2,000 books, exceeding their requirements! Pictured are Pre-K (at top) and Kindergarten (at bottom)

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Petersburg High School Graduate Receives Scholarship

Pendleton Community Bank is proud to announce one of the recipients of its Business, Accounting and Finance Scholarship. A scholarship was offered in each of the bank's market areas. PCB President, William Loving, presented Richard Cardot, graduating senior at Petersburg High School, with their market area scholarship in the amount of $1000 to be paid in full the first year of post high school learning. Cardot plans on attending Potomac State College and pursuing a degree in business management and administration. The criteria for selection for the Pendleton Community Bank Business, Accounting and Finance Scholarship is that the recipient of this award's character commands the respect of students and teachers in such matters as leadership, dependability, integrity, responsibility, honesty, and consideration of others. In addition, the scholarship recipient must be pursuing a degree in business, accounting or finance.

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Pendleton Community Bank Partners with Senior Crimestoppers to Make a Wish Come True

Pendleton Community Bank, partnered with the Senior Crimestoppers / Senior Housing Crime Prevention Foundation, recently presented Pendleton Manor Resident Richard Hoover and Pendleton Manor's Administrator, David OBoyle a $250 check to be used to fulfill a wish or a need for the residents. "It has been said many times that dreams can come true. We are happy to have the opportunity to partner with Pendleton Manor and it is our desire that this contribution can in fact make a dream come true," said Pendleton Community Bank President / CEO Bill Loving

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Moorefield High School Students Learn About Banking and Budgeting

Pendleton Community Bank's Area Executive Sheldon Arbaugh (Moorefield, WV Financial Center) recently visited Mrs. Barb's Civics Classes at Moorefield High School. Arbaugh provided students with information on budgeting and banking, to include topics such as how to obtain and maintain good credit and how to create and maintain a budget. Pendleton Community Bank is proud to be a business partner with Moorefield High School.