Shop Local Day Returns Nov. 8

Save the Date

Mark your calendars – Shop Local Day makes its return Nov. 8.   It’s hard to believe this is our fifth Shop Local Day since launching the campaign in the fall of 2012. And it’s been inspiring to see the growth in support of local businesses in the Middle Peninsula, Northern Neck and Greater Williamsburg […]

A Seafood Kind of Weekend

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Thirty-five years ago, the YMCA sued the Village People for libel for their song of the same name. Kramer vs. Kramer and The Muppet Movie were among the highest-grossing movies. And All in the Family’s TV run came to an end.   That same year, one of our favorite traditions was born.   The Williamsburg […]

Out and About: Mathews Market Days Festival

Chesapeake Bank at Mathews Market Days

Not quite ready to let go of summer?   Join us at the 40th Annual Mathews Market Days Festival, which takes place Friday, Sept. 5 (9 a.m.-5 p.m.) and Saturday, Sept. 6 (9 a.m.-5 p.m., with the Saturday Night Street Dance from 8-11 p.m.) at the historic Court Green in downtown Mathews. Chesapeake Bank is […]

Top Money-Saving Retail and Grocery Apps

Money-saving apps

With more than 800,000 apps available for your iPhone or Android phone, it’s hard to know where to turn for the “best of the best” in any area of life, whether you’re trying to improve your personal fitness, edit photos or save a buck. When it comes to money-saving apps as you’re shopping, however, we’ve done […]

Back to School Update

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Thanks to our employees and everyone in the communities we serve for helping us make a very real difference in the lives 350 children in need as they prepare to start another school year.   We’re proud to report that we have raised $5,164.39 during our school supply campaign to benefit the R.F. Wilkinson Family […]

Hot Spot: Irvington Crab Festival

Irvington Crab Fest

If there’s one thing we’ve learned about the Irvington Crab Festival, it’s that the event is a really hot ticket.   Saturday’s third annual festival to benefit the Steamboat Era Museum is sold out (Want to go? See below!). Last year’s event, which attracted more than 750 attendees who scarfed down nearly 70 bushels of […]

Home Grown – Fans of Local Farmers Markets Span Far and Wide

Irvington Farmers Market

Did you know August 3-9 is Virginia Farmers’ Market Week? It’s good timing, too – some of our backyard farmers markets are getting recognition across the state – and nation.   Virginia Living magazine readers selected the Irvington Farmers Market as the best farmers market on Virginia’s East Coast earlier this year.   What’s not to […]

Making Back to School a Little Better

Back to School

Chesapeake Bank is aiming to send area students in need back to school with full backpacks. We’re hoping you can lend a hand.   We will be collecting school supplies and monetary donations at each of our branches to supply more than 350 children in Williamsburg, the Northern Neck, Gloucester and Mathews. The bank will […]

Banking Whenever, Wherever

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Since our founding as Lancaster National Bank in 1900, we’ve focused on our community.   And through the years, from Lancaster National Bank to Chesapeake National Bank to Chesapeake Bank, we’ve been committed to personal and innovative customer service (did you know we launched the nation’s first floating bank to better serve workers at the […]

Mid-Week Summer Fun in Gloucester

Summer Nights Market

Looking for a little mid-week fun? Summer Nights Market might be your answer.   Mix a farmers market and terrific food with arts, crafts and live entertainment, and Wednesday nights at the Gloucester Museum of History and Carriage Court feature fun for the whole family. Summer Nights Market runs from 4:30-7 p.m. rain or shine […]