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Community Support

The spirit of giving back is alive and well at Bank of Lancaster... it's who we are and what we do! And the success of a community bank is tied directly to the success of the community it serves. Bank of Lancaster proudly supports over 150 organizations or events annually.

 

2016

 Bank of Lancaster & Bay Trust are proud to support the Northern Neck History Fair. Below: Edd Young, Vice President of Bay Trust is with the 2016 winners.




We were a proud sponsor of the Lisa Spiers Memorial 5K in Kilmarnock. It was a beautiful day to raise awareness of ocular melanoma. 





Bank of Lancaster was proud to be a sponsor of the 2016 Twilight Carniball: Destination Havana at the Children's Museum of Richmond. All of the funds raised at Twilight Carniball help to keep the Children's Museum of Richmond accessible to all families, and supports the museum's mission of inspiring the next generation of creative problem solvers.

      

    

 

We hosted high school seniors from throughout the Northern Neck for Bank Day! We are very proud to be a part of this event sponsored by the Virginia Bankers Association & hope the students enjoyed their day with us!

 

 

We are a proud sponsor of the Northern Neck Orchestra and enjoy hosting the reception following the programs!

    

 

 

We are a Premier Sponsor of The Steward School and this was one of their events- Gala on the Ranch.

 

   

 

2015

Bank of Lancaster sent a donation and flowers in support of the Reinhart Guest House at St. Mary's Hospital in Richmond.

 

 

Bank of Lancaster's Golden Advantage Program sponsored the Golden Santa Program. Gathering toys, books and canned goods for those less fortunate.

 

 

Bank of Lancaster participated in Kilmarnock's Christmas Parade and received the Chamber of Commerce Award.

 

 

 

Bank of Lancaster displayed our creative side in support of the Northern Neck YMCA Festival of Trees fundraiser. 

 

 

Bank of Lancaster was proud to sponsor and participate in the Irvington Turkey Trot!

 

 

Bank of Lancaster is a proud premier sponsor of The Steward School and participated in their 10th Annual Alumni Tailgate.

 

 

Bank of Lancaster was proud to participate in O'Gara's Halloween Trunk or Treat. 

   

 

Our Robious office proudly hosted Chesterfield Chamber After hours.

 

 

 

Bank of Lancaster was proud to sponsor and participate in  the Lancaster High School Red Devil 5k Color Run/Walk. 

 

 

Bank of Lancaster hosted the Lancaster by the Bay Chamber After Hours and featured oysters in support of the Oyster Trail.

   

 

Bank of Lancaster held a Community Shred Day and also asked for the community to bring non-perishable food items in support of the Northern Neck Food Bank.

   

 

 Bank of Lancaster was a proud weekend sponsor of the Tunes, Brews & Tours for the Massey Street of Hope at Hallsley community in Richmond.The total event raised over $1 million.

 

 

 We were proud to support and participate in the Lancaster by the Bay Chamber Shop & Eat Local weekend.

 

 

Bank of Lancaster was On the Road at Stevie's Ice Cream supporting our local business community!

 

 

Bank of Lancaster was proud to sponsor and participate in the Irvington Crab Feast.

   

 

Bank of Lancaster had King of Pop's cool down the Patterson Community.

 

 

Bank of Lancaster participated in the Northern Neck Rotary Capinne's Dancing with the Stars and sponsored our employees Angie and Steven Taylor.

 

 

Bank of Lancaster hosted Chesapeake Academy's first graders for a tour of the bank and it's operations. 

  

 

Bank of Lancaster proudly participates in the National Teach Children to Save Day. This annual event is sponsored by the American Bankers Association's Education Foundation.

 

 

We were proud to support the Hometown Heroes at the Kilmarnock Town Hall.

 

 

Bank of Lancaster honored the students bankers of the Bright Future Bank with an end of year luncheon.

 

 

We sponsored the Boys and Girls Club Summer Camp T-shirts!

 

 

 Our Grand Opening for our full-service office in Hartfield that included hot dogs and prizes for the community!

 

 

Employees had a photo op with our Bank of Lancaster sponsored Little League team.

     

 

Bank of Lancaster hosted Virginia Bankers Association's Bank Day. Two students from Colonial Beach High School were awarded scholarships from the Virginia Bankers Association based on the essays they submitted regarding their experiences on Bank Day.

 

 

Bank of Lancaster was proud to be a part of the Builder Bash in Richmond. 

 

 

Bank of Lancaster proud to be a seasoned sponsor of the Northern Neck Orchestra. 

  

 

Bank of Lancaster employees participating in the Color Run in Warsaw supporting the YMCA.

 

 

Bank of Lancaster's On the Road at Northern Neck Ace Hard Ware supporting our local business community.

  

 

We were proud to sponsor and participate in the Lisa Spiers Memorial 5k Run/Walk .

 

 

Bank of Lancaster hosted 18 high school seniors for Virginia Bank Day.


Bank of Lancaster is proud to support the Northern Neck History Fair.

 

   

Bank of Lancaster is proud to support the Lancaster Community Library in their Spelling Bee Fundraiser.

  

 

Bank of Lancaster was proud to help and support Lancaster High School's Homecoming football game. 

 

 

Bank of Lancaster was proud to be a leading community partner in bringing a temporary laundry unit to Kilmarnock to assist local citizens following the fire at the towns laundromat.

 

 

Bank of Lancaster On the Road at Farm & Home supporting our local business community.

 

 

2014

Bank of Lancaster participated in Kilmarnock's Christmas Parade and received the Judge's Award.

 

 

Bank of Lancaster participated in Warsaw's Christmas Parade

 

Bank of Lancaster is a proud season sponsor of the Northern Neck Orchestra and we enjoy providing refreshments after the programs and hosting socials for the patrons.

 

Bank of Lancaster participated in the Back to School Event for the Teachers in Lancaster County



 

Bank of Lancaster always supports the Kilmarnock Volunteer Firemen's Carnival in various ways.

             

 

  

Bank of Lancaster proudly supported the State Senior Tournament held at Dream Fields in Kilmarnock by lending a hand in the concession stands during tournament games.





Bank of Lancaster proudly supports and sponsors little league teams.

                                                                                                         

 

Bank of Lancaster is proud to support the Northern Neck History Fair.





2013

Bank of Lancaster participated in Kilmarnock's Christmas Parade and won the Charlie Carneal Award.

    
                          

 

 

Bank of Lancaster is proud to support the YMCA's Festival of Trees with our entry.

 

 

Bank of Lancaster's Golden Advantage Program celebrated its 20th year supporting the Golden Santa Program. Gathering toys, books and canned goods for those less fortunate.



Bank of Lancaster employees wanted to share the spirit of giving at the Bank's staff Christmas party which was held at our Main Office. Everyone brought items that were needed at The Haven or gift certificates and placed them under the tree. The Haven was very thankful and appreciative.

 

 


Bank of Lancaster is a proud sponsor & supporter of the Irvington Turkey Trot.



Bank of Lancaster sponsored & supported the Boys & Girls Club of the Northern Neck Steak & Burger Fundraiser




For the 7th year, Bank of Lancaster held the Annual Calendar Photo Contest featuring scenes throughout our service areas. The winning photos were selected by local photographers. There were 231 beautiful photos entered into the contest. Most of the winners are pictured below.





Bank of Lancaster participated in Kilmarnock's Kandy for Kids





Bank of Lancaster supported Lancaster High School Athletics by working the concession stand at the Homecoming game.





In October, Bank of Lancaster sponsored Oktoberfest, the Lancaster By the Bay Chamber's After Hours. 

 



Bank of Lancaster supported the Golf Tournament that benefited the Virginia Wounded Warriors.


Bank of Lancaster supported the Kilmarnock Volunteer Firemen's Carnival in Kilmarnock and the Richmond County Fair in Warsaw with an Ice Melting Contest. The winner in each location was awarded money. 


 

Bank of Lancaster participated in Irvington's 4th of July Parade.


 

Bank of Lancaster was represented at the Westmoreland Relay for Life Event. 

         

 

  Bank of Lancaster participated in the Colonial Beach Community Fair.

  

 

 Bank of Lancaster supported the Chesapeake Bay Governor's School Golf Tournament.

 


Bank of Lancaster hosted Chesapeake Academy First Graders for a visit and tour of the Bank.

 


Bank of Lancaster is proud to support the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office DARE program at the Lancaster Middle School. This 17-week program is a collaborative effort by DARE, law enforcement, students, teachers and parents to provide education and increase awareness about the dangers of drugs, tobacco and alcohol. The program teaches Students the differences between and dangers of various drugs, helps the students build self esteem, and teaches them how to make the right decisions when faced with the challenge of drugs or alcohol. Bank employees lend a hand at the program's graduation picnic.





Bank of Lancaster proudly supports and sponsors Rappahannock Community College's major fundraising event - The Preakness.

           

Bank of Lancaster's Angels for Life Relay Team held a Crock Pot Cook-Off as a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society.



Bank of Lancaster participated in the Coastal Living Home & Living Expo. The winner of our drawing for the Franklin Saye print, "Reflections," was
Becky Sibley.

                   


Bank of Lancaster is proud to support the Northern Neck History Fair.





2012


Bank of Lancaster participated in Kilmarnock's Christmas Parade and won the Judge's Award.

Bank of Lancaster participated in Warsaw's Christmas Parade and won First Place for Commercial.

Bank of Lancaster participated in White Stone's Oktoberfest

Bank of Lancaster hosted Community Shred Day in Kilmarnock & Warsaw and with community support, we donated several boxes and bags of non-perishable food, paper goods and monetary donations.

Bank of Lancaster participated in Trunk-or-Treat at O'Gara in Montross.

Bank of Lancaster participated in the Montross Fall Festival and won First Place in the Town Decorating Contest.

Bank of Lancaster supported Lancaster High School Athletics by working the concession stand at the Homecoming game against Rappahannock High School.

Bank of Lancaster participated in Warsaw Fest.

Bank of Lancaster participated in the Hospice Turkey Shoot Regatta

Bank of Lancaster & Bay Trust sponsored OktoberFest - Lancaster By the Bay Chamber After Hours.

Bank of Lancaster employees help cook & serve food at the Kilmarnock-Irvington-White Stone Rotary Bay Seafood Festival.

Bank of Lancaster participated in the Richmond County Fair and sponsored a Bank Employee Family Fun Night at the Fair.

Bank of Lancaster supported the Kilmarnock Volunteer Fireman's Carnival and sponsored a Bank Employee Family Fun Night.

Bank of Lancaster participated in Reedville's 4th of July Parade!

Bank of Lancaster participated in Irvington's 4th of July Parade!

Bank of Lancaster participated in the Potomac River Festival parade in Colonial Beach.

Bank of Lancaster participated in the the Lancaster By the Chamber Parade of Homes.

Bank of Lancaster presented all graduating seniors from Lancaster, Northumberland, Rappahannock, Washington & Lee, and Colonial Beach with a gift for a job well done!

Every year Bank of Lancaster proudly participates in the Sponsors for Success program at Cople Elementary.

Bank of Lancaster participated in the Corporate 4 Mile Race in Innsbrook. It's an event raising money and awareness for healthier kids.

Bank of Lancaster proudly supports and sponsors Rappahannock Community College's major fundraising event - The Preakness.

Bank of Lancaster is proud to support the Colonial Beach Varsity Baseball Team.

Bank of Lancaster participated in Colonial Beach's Community Fair.

Bank of Lancaster's team participates annually in the Westmoreland Relay for Life. Our team raised $7,111.

Bank of Lancaster's Team participates annually in the Lancaster-Northumberland Relay for Life. Our team raised $2,765.

Bank of Lancaster's employees supported Lancaster County Sheriff''s Dare Program at Lancaster MIddle School.

Bank of Lancaster assisted with parking at the Strawberry Festival in Heathsville,

Bank of Lancaster sponsored the YMCA's Change for Camp Program held at our Main Office in Kilmarnock.

Bank of Lancaster participated in Teach Children to Save Day and our employees presented to over 500 elementary-aged children at seven schools throughout the Northern Neck. Below are photos of the visits to the Bank.

A visit to the Bank by children from Wiley Childhood Development Center. Chesapeake Academy students learning about safe deposit boxes and our Youth Center on our website.

Bank of Lancaster's Richmond County Relay for Life Team participated in the 1st Annual Walk-A-Thon/Relay Fair in Warsaw.

Bank of Lancaster hosted 20 high school students for Virginia Bank Day.

As a fundraiser for the American Cancer Association & March of Dimes, Bank employees had a crock pot cook-off during lunch. Richard Abbott won with his Cajun Seafood Gumbo.

2011


Bank of Lancaster participated in White Stone's Oktoberfest sponsored by the White Stone Business Association and the White Stone Volunteer Fire Department.

Bank of Lancaster participated in the Warsawfest Parade in October and won the Grand Marshal Award.

Bank of Lancaster supports the Hospice Turkey Shoot Regatta which is held in October.

Bank of Lancaster supported the American Red Cross Golf Tournament in October.

Bank of Lancaster participated in the Montross Fall Festival Parade and won Best Commercial Entry.

Bank of Lancaster hosted children from the Northern Neck Boys & Girls for an educational tour.

In support of the Kilmarnock-Irvington-White Stone Rotary Club, every September Bank of Lancaster employees cook and serve crab cakes at theBay Seafood Festival. Over the last 20 years, this Rotary fundraiser has provided over $350,000 to local charities and organizations in the area.

Bank of Lancastersponsored a women's team in the Special Operations Warrior Foundation Golf Tournament. The team placed third overall.

Bank of Lancaster supports St. Stephen's Fall Harvest Festival in September.

Bank of Lancaster supports the Lively Firemen's Festival held in September.

Bank of Lancaster supports the Richmond County Fair which was held August 23 to August 27.

Bank of Lancaster supports the Kilmarnock Volunteer Fire Department's Annual Carnival through a joint sponsorship of the French Fry stand with Tri-Star and with approximately 28 employees working at various booths from July 28 to August 6.

Bank of Lancaster's Golden Advantage Club participated in Rappahannock General Hospital's Senior University which was an educational seminar for seniors & caregivers.

Bank of Lancaster proudly supports the Northern Neck Rotary Club's Capinne fundraiser. The proceeds support local charitable organizations and scholarships.

Bank of Lancaster participated with a float in the Potomac River Festival parade in Colonial Beach.

Reedville's Bluefish Tournament which benefits Smith Point Sea Rescue

In honor of all of the graduating seniors at our local high schools, Bank of Lancaster presented them with cinchpaks from recycled material. Shown here are seniors from Rappahannock High School. Backpacks were also given out at Lancaster, Northumberland, Washington & Lee, and Colonial Beach.

Bank of Lancaster has been a partner with the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office in the DARE program since its inception at the Lancaster Middle School. This 17-week program is a collaborative effort by DARE, law enforcement, students, teachers and parents to provide education and increase awareness about the dangers of drugs, tobacco and alcohol. The program teaches Students the differences between and dangers of various drugs, helps the students build self esteem, and teaches them how to make the right decisions when faced with the challenge of drugs or alcohol.

Lancaster County Community Library's 50th Anniversary Celebration

Bank of Lancaster participates in the Westmoreland Relay for Life.

Rappahannock Community College's Preakness Party - Bank employees and spouses assisted with the auction tables.

On behalf of the Lancaster/Northumberland Relay for Life, Bank of Lancaster team members held a plant sale at the open house of the Northern Farm Museum.

On behalf of the Westmoreland Relay for Life, Bank of Lancaster team members sponsored a bake sale.

Main Office Hosted Chesapeake Academy First Graders and they were introduced to the Youth Center on the Bank's website.

2010


Lancaster By the Bay Chamber's Candy for Kids - Halloween

Hospice's Turkey Shoot Regatta

In support of the Kilmarnock-Irvington-White Stone Rotary Club, every September Bank of Lancaster employees cook and serve crab cakes at the Bay Seafood Festival. Over the last 19 years, this Rotary fundraiser has provided over $330,000 to local charities and organizations in the area.

The two photos below were taken at the Boys & Girls Club in Kilmarnock where Bank of Lancaster Representatives provided an 8-week program on Financial Literacy. The children were taught the basics of savings versus spending and the difference between wants and needs.

The photo below was taken at the Main Office of Bank of Lancaster during a visit from third graders at Chesapeake Academy. In addition to a tour of the bank, they were presented with an overview of financial literacy and the difference between a want and a need.

Shown below are Bank of Lancaster employees that volunteered a Saturday to lend a hand with hammers to help support the building of this home for Habitat for Humanity in Lancaster County.

Bank of Lancaster is a proud supporter of the Wounded Warrior's Golf Tournament. The Bank sponsored a team, a hole sponsorship and Bank of Lancaster employees cooked hamburgers and hot dogs for182 participants.

Bank of Lancaster employees at the Montross Office enjoy participating in their community's Fall Festival.

You will always find Bank of Lancaster employees helping at the Preakness Party which supports Rappahannock Community College.

Teach Children to Save


Bank of Lancaster is proud to participate annually in national “Teach Children to Save Day.” This event is held each April and is sponsored by the American Bankers Association’s Educational Foundation and the Virginia Bankers Association. The program provides an opportunity for banks to partner with their local elementary schools and share with students tips on how to spend and save wisely. During the last week of April, representatives from Bank of Lancaster made presentations at Lancaster Primary, Chesapeake Academy, Northumberland Elementary, Richmond County Elementary, Cople Elementary, Washington District Elementary and Colonial Beach Elementary, reaching approximately 700 elementary students.