Patriot in the Community
2014 Community Events

Gateway Lobby Day

Your Gateway branch employees participated in the Gateway Lobby Day at the branch office. It was a great day for meeting the staff and getting free ice cream

Branch Manager Tasha White, Membership Officer William Humphrey and Alex Bacay, Financial Advisor greeted Members outside the branch.

Leadership Franklin County

Patriot presented a check for $500 to Leadership Franklin County. Leadership Franklin County helps to improve the quality and effectiveness of leadership in the Franklin County area by bringing together current and emerging leaders who represent a cross-section of the community; creating an awareness of the problems, opportunities, and resources available in the area; stimulating a commitment to work together toward solving the Countyís problems and making this a better place in which to live and work; and building and maintaining networks of community leaders who know and trust each other.

(L to R) Robin Harmon, Leadership Franklin County Coordinator; Tricia Baney, Patriotís Director of Asset Protection, Class of 2014 Leadership Franklin County; Noel Purdy, Executive Director of the Greater Chambersburg Chamber Foundation

Maranatha Ministries Food Pantry

Patriot had a food drive on Saturday, June 7 in conjunction with our annual shred event. Members and employees donated food for local food pantries. This food pantry in Chambersburg helps over 800 people a month. This non-profit organization also provides a variety of counseling services including debt counseling.

(L to R) Maranatha Ministries Volunteers; Mary Warren, Patriot Marketing Specialist; Ben Newcomer, Maranatha Ministries

The Greater Chambersburg Chamber Foundation Scoop-A-Palooza

Patriotís employees were in full force this past weekend at the Scoop-A-Palooza event at the Chambersburg High School cafeteria. Scoop-A-Palooza is the all you can eat ice cream festival to benefit the Greater Chambersburg Chamber Foundation on Education. Over 900 attendees tasted ice cream from Dietrich Ice Cream, Magic Ice Cream, The Meadows, Trickling Springs Creamery, Udderly Delicious Frozen Yogurt and Windy Knoll. Patriot was a sponsor and had a table handing out ice cream scoops and other Patriot items to the attendees. Patriot employees Caroline Csala, Jessica Gruber, Jake Naugle and Jen Verno worked at our table. Andi Grenke, Linda Stoner, Colleen Smoyer and Mary Warren helped with the raffle table, registration table and ice cream vendors.

Patriot presented a $500 check to the Greater Chambersburg Chamber Foundation at Scoop-A-Palooza. All proceeds go to local education.

Jessica Gruber, Service Representative and Carolyn Csala, Membership Officer

Jen Verno, Branch Manager and Jake Naugle, Assistant Branch Manager

(L to R) Robin Harmon, Leadership Franklin County Coordinator; Mary Warren, Patriot Marketing Specialist Scoop-A-Palooza Volunteer; Noel Purdy, Executive Director of the Greater Chambersburg Chamber Foundation

Chambersburg Area Senior High School Color Day

Lois Gunderson and Mary Warren attended Chambersburg Area Senior High School annual Color Day on Friday, June 6.

Western Maryland Blues Fest Family Day

Our Hagerstown branch employees participated in the Western Maryland Blues Fest Family Day at the Hagerstown Park.

Karen Boyer, Branch Manager and Brittany Whiteside, Membership Officer

American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Chambersburg - June 13

Our Patriot team did great!! Out of 23 teams we were #8 in fundraising totals. We also bypassed our team goal of $2,000. Thanks so much to this year's team for your committments to the fight for a cure. This years team members were: Andrea Grenke, Carla Heckman, Holly Green, Joyce Johnson, Natasha Lehman, Niki Sheppard, Rebecca Sanders, Sara Dykes, Stacie Bachman, Tasha White, Tracy Burk, Tricia Baney, William & Danielle Humphrey, Tom Iacona and Mary Warren.

Shred Day and Food Drive

Saturday June 7th's shred event was the biggest and best one that Patriot has held. We had over 120 cars from 8:00 Ė 12:00. Wow!! And the food drive was a huge success. We collected over 20 boxes full of food to distribute to local food banks.

Patriot Cares Bowl for Kids Sake

Patriot participated in the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Washington County annual Bowl for Kids' Sake on Sunday, April 27 at Turner's Dual Lanes, Hagerstown. The money from this fundraiser goes towards helping at-risk children and youth reach their full potential through professionally supported one-to-one relationship with adult mentors in the Washington County area.

Pictured from left to right: Sareen Hebb, Brittany Stevenson-Payne, Karen Boyer and Brittany Whiteside. (Traci Lovelace not pictured)

Franklin County Builders Show

Patriot participated in the annual Franklin County Builders Show in Chambersburg on March 14, 15 & 16. Patriot employees talked to people in the community about mortgage/home equity and other products/services that Patriot offers.

Pictured from left to right: Deb Laite (Mortgage Officer Wayne Avenue Office) and Tasha White (Branch Manager Gateway Office)

Franklin County Literacy Council Dr. Seuss Birthday Party

The Franklin County Literacy Council celebrated Dr. Seuss Birthday on Friday, February 28 at the Chambersburg Mall with face painting, cupcakes, crafts, music, dancing and Patriot employees handed out Patriot balloons. Over 200 children attended this event. Patriot employees have participated the last 3 years. Employees who helped were: Jake Naugle, Brittany Whiteside, Tasha White and Mary Warren.

Pictured from left to right handing out balloons with Dr Seuss' Cat in the Hat are Patriot staff members Tasha (Gateway Branch Manager), Jake (Wayne Avenue Assistant Branch Manager) and Brittany (Wayne Avenue Membership Officer).

Waynesboro Chamber of Commerce Business Expo

Approximately 1,000 people attended the Expo that was held in conjunction with the Lions Club Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, February 8. Niki Sheppard, Branch Manager, and Natasha Lehman, Assistant Branch Manager, were on hand to meet and greet!

Patriot employees Niki and Natasha at the Expo.

To view the archive of Patriot's 2013 community events, click here.

To view the archive of Patriot's 2012 community events, click here.

To view the archive of Patriot's 2011 community events, click here.

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