Community Spotlight

Beth Honea wins 2014 National American Bankers Association Award for Affordable Housing

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Bank of McKenney goes pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Week

Kim & Kompany Hair Salon gives Matoaca branch pink extensions to bring awareness to Breast Cancer Awareness during Pink Week at Bank of McKenney

Bank of McKenney breaks record and raises over $20,000 for The Walk to End Alzheimer's!

Check out all the pictures from the walk on October 18, 2014

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Bank of McKenney teaches seniors at Senior Empowerment Day at Matoaca High School

Bank of McKenney’s Sue Kennedy dresses up for Civil War reenactments

Elizabeth Scott Run the Rocks 5K training team. Bank of McKenney main sponsor

Students prepare for 5K walk. Bank of McKenney sponsors event. Check out article attached.


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Sunshine Walk to improve playgrounds in Colonial Heights 

The Bank of McKenney walking team for Sunshine Walk

Tanya Spiers gets locked up 

MDA Lock Up Fundraiser where Tanya spent the day posting bail for a good cause

Bank of McKenney in the paper! 

Check us out in local papers for participating in The James House Denim Day fundraiser. Plus, a collage of all the participants

Bank of McKenney host celebration for Dinwiddie High School Football State Champions

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Bank of McKenney employees visit the state capital

    Bank of McKenney participates in annual toy drive

    CCHASM Thanksgiving Food Drive – Huge Success

    Bank of McKenney Rivers Bend Blood Drive

    Friday, January 3rd 9:00am – 1:00pm (flyer)

    Tri-Cities Night at Richmond Squirrels Baseball Game

    Bank of McKenney was a sponsor at the Tri-Cities Richmond Squirrels Baseball Night. Volunteers gave out 500 hand-held fans to the first 500 participants. We were out of fans in about 30 minutes! It was great turn-out and Mr. Liles grandson threw the first pitch.

    Back to School Supply Drive – Huge Success!

    Great big thank you to the Bank of McKenney branches for participating in the Back to School Supply Drive for many area schools. Pictured is Matoaca branch with many local representatives that were happy to pick up all the supplies for the local students.

    Stuff the Truck for The Colonial Heights Food Pantry

    Colonial Heights and Matoaca branch participated in a week long event to Stuff the Truck full of canned goods for The Colonial Heights Food Pantry. Each branch did very well and were able to stuff a truck and Bank of McKenney matched their donation amount too! Great job!

    Teach Children to Save 2013

    Bank of McKenney employees participated in the 2013 Teach Children to Save Week. The employees reached approximately 1,657 students. Below are a few pictures of the Teach Days.

    1st Annual Sunshine Walk

    Bank of McKenney employees participated in the 1st Annual Sunshine Walk on June 22. Many thanks to Lindsey Archer for organizing a team and collecting money to improve the playgrounds in Colonial Heights. Way to go team!

    Student Tour of Rivers Bend branch

    Colonial Heights High School accounting class took a tour of the new Rivers Bend branch and afterwards had a question and answer session about careers in the financial field.

    Bank of McKenney builds a house!

    A crew of 12 Bank of McKenney employees volunteered for Habitat for Humanity and helped improve a house for a family in need on Saturday, June 15. It was a very fun and rewarding day. Check out the many pictures from the day of hard work. 

    Congratulations to the Bank of McKenney Golf Team!

    They won the Virginia Tech Tournament on Tuesday, April 16!
    Our star players were Tommy Adams, Daerick Wilkerson, Ray Heller and Claiborne Fisher.


    McKenney’s 3rd Annual Block Party

    Bank of McKenney held is 3rd Annual Block Party on May 4th. The weather was cold, but that didn’t stop a good turn out of people and a fun day was had by everyone! 

    Congratulations to Bank of McKenney employees and guests for completing the Heartsavers CPR classes.

    These folks took time out of their busy personal lives to better themselves and learn the skills that may one day save you or your loved one’s life! 

    New branch opens in Chester at Rivers Bend!

    We would like to announce the new branch opening in Chester at Rivers Bend at 200 Johnson Creek Drive; beside CVS on Rt. 10. 

    Useful information for our customers!

    • Accessibility Rehab Product
    • Energy Efficiency Weatherization Rehab

    Thanks to All - Brayant Neville
    I wanted to take a moment to thank all of our customers as well as our great branch employees for inviting me, as a fledgling author, to be a part of “Customer Appreciation Days” at each of our respective locations. 

    Partnering with TRIAD

    Edward Pearson of Petersburg Lions Club and Evelyn Nease of Dinwiddie Lions Club joined together to address 40 attendees of the Dinwiddie Branch of Virginia TRIAD.

    Intelli-ATM Stars make appearance!

    Many thanks to our dedicated employees for making our new Intelli-ATM come to life. Those who made special appearances were “ Brian The ATM Barnes”, “Miss Intelli-ATM” and “Kim the Intelli-ATM Davis”

    Did You Know?

    • Betsy Stafford reads to first graders every week at Matoaca Elementary!
    • That 19 Bank of McKenney employees particiated in the Heartsavers® CPR Class!
    • That 25% of Bank of McKenney employees are CPR-certified!
    • Nearly 1,025 students have learned and taken part in the Teach Kids to Save Day!

    Quality and challenges of providing financial services

    Our very own Richard "Dickie" Liles had the opportunity to discuss the quality and challenges of providing financial services in the Commonwealth with Congressman J.Randy Forbes at a meeting of the Virginia Bankers Association.

    Prince George Community Day Event a Big Hit

    On May 4, 2011, Bank of McKenney Prince George Branch, Trinity Title Agency, LLC, and Wyatt’s Florist held a fun-filled event to celebrate the local community and thank all its surrounding neighbors. It was a way to get community organizations and local leaders together to present information and create a positive place to discuss current events in the area. Hot dogs and refreshments were served. Bye Bye Birdie was performed by local N.B. Clements Junior High School and Select Ensemble, and Woodlawn Christian School Praise Dancers performed as well. 

    First-time homebuyers

    The Thompsons, first-time homebuyers, at closing with their attorney Greg Shepard.
    Almost $43,000 in grants!!!!

    Bank of McKenney and Red Cross

    Bank of McKenney offered a Red Cross “Heartsavers® CPR class” to its employees in March 2011, under the instruction of one of our directors, Harry Baird, who has been an American Heart Association (AHA) CPR Instructor for 15 years.  

    Thirteen employees accepted the challenge this year.  These employees took time out of their busy personal lives to better themselves and learn the skills that may one day save you or your loved one’s life!

    The Bank offered the same course two years ago and it is worth noting that when combining the people who were trained for the first time this year and those who trained 2 years ago, we can say that nearly 25% of our employees have been “equipped” to help when needed.  

    We would like to recognize and thank the following employees for attending the classes.

    •         Jim Dyson (2009 & 2011)
    •         Tammy Harrell (2009 & 2011)
    •         Vicky Heller (2009 & 2011)
    •         Beth Honea (2009 & 2011)
    •         Danielle Ingraham (2009 & 2011)
    •         Debbie Schrum (2009 & 2011)
    •         Beverly Anderson (2011)
    •         Carroll Cardwell (2011)
    •         Justin Clay (2011)
    •         Kristen Clay (2011)
    •         Brenda Markert (2011)
    •         Johanna Munford (2011)
    •         Lisa Wajick (2011)
    •         Debbie Bonner (2009)
    •         Sherri Crowder (2009)
    •         Theresa Crowder (2009)
    •         Chastity Inge (2009)
    •         Lorraine Lester (2009)
    •         Betsy Stafford (2009)