Back to School Update

CB School Supply Edited

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

MyMobile poster

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 […]

Fun for the Fourth

American Flag

Travel over the Fourth of July weekend has increased four of the past five years, according to AAA – an estimated 41 million will hit the roads, rails and air this weekend, up 1.9 percent over last year.   If you’re staying close to home, there are plenty of ways to have fun for the […]

Party on the Pier Friday

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Music? Check (the Slapnation Band).   Eats? Check (a full dinner from Beach Bully BBQ).   Good cause? Check (proceeds support educational programs at the Jamestown Settlement and the Yorktown Victory Center).   We’re proud to be the flagship sponsor of “Party on the Pier,” which takes place this Friday from 6:30-9:30 p.m., at the […]

Survey Says: Miller is the Winner

gift card winner photo

Congratulations are in order for Fred Miller, the owner of Prince George Art & Frame.   Miller (pictured above on the left with Chesapeake Bank Assistant Vice President/Branch Manager Sam Poole) is the winner of a drawing of those who answered our Shop Local Day survey last month and recipient of a $100 Visa gift […]