Community Bank Announces 3rd Annual Cook Brothers Scholarship Recipients

PASADENA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Community Bank recently awarded 28 scholarships to the children and
grandchildren of Bank employees. This is the third consecutive year
since the program was reinstated. The number of recipients has steadily
increased from seven in the first year and 22 in the second year to the
28 recipients in 2016.

“As Charlie Cook’s great granddaughter and a previous recipient of the
Cook Brothers Scholarship, I am pleased with the success of our
re-launched program for our Community Bank family. This year, we were
thrilled by the overwhelming interest and participation in the 2016
program and were pleased to have 13 repeat recipients of the Cook
Brothers scholarship. On behalf of the Board of Directors and the Bank’s
shareholders, we are excited about the future of the program and are
committed to continue to grow the scholarship program for many years to
come,” said Kristen Stovesand, Community Bank Board of Directors.

“Charlie and Howard Cook, who founded the Bank 70 years ago, believed in
the importance of education and provided scholarships to children and
grandchildren of employees. Three years ago we brought back this program
and each year we have awarded more scholarships then the prior year,”
said David R. Misch, Chief Executive Officer of Community Bank.

Congratulations to the 2016 Scholarship Recipients

Angel Alvarez         Alison Day         Cameron Marsh         Eva Mouradian
Daniel Avila Jasmine Demarillas Hunter Mercadefe Christian Quebral
Melissa Bautista David Echavarria Jake Mercadefe Meagan Rowley
Madison Bridge Kelsea Jeon Karsen Mercadefe Allison Tearjen
Tiffany Brugge-McCree Marcus Jeon Weslee Mok Gabriel Torrone
Jacqueline Chaidez Kristen Jones Brandon Mosley Julia See
Andrew Dang Kaitlyn Lawson Kylie Mosley Valerie Yanez

About Community Bank

Community Bank is an independent and family-owned regional bank with
assets of $3.7 billion and 17 locations throughout Southern California.
Founded in 1945, Community Bank utilizes its experience, suite of
financial services and unique Partnership Banking® approach to help its
clients grow and succeed. For more information on Community Bank, log on
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David R. Misch, CEO