CNB Community News 2013
Community National Bank is a premier relationship-driven commercial bank contributing to the economic vitality of our communities.
As such, we take pride in becoming part of the fabric of the communities that we serve. This means we participate in and sponsor socially responsible, community-oriented events and programs that contribute to the well being of our communities.
Island Harvest 2013
CNB proudly co-sponsored the purchase of a
refrigerated truck for Island Harvest, a LI based
not for profit hunger relief organization that
provides food and education services to a network
of 570 LI based food pantries, soup kitchens
and other nonprofit organizations that offer
feeding services for those in need.
Rosalie Mottola (Community National Bank's First Vice President - Branch Administrator) & Randi Shubin Dresner (CFRE, President & CEO of Island Harvest) along with Island Harvest Board Members
Queens Business Expo
On May 22, 2012, Community National Bank sponsored a booth at the Queens Business Expo at Citifield. The Queens Chamber of Commerce offers a number of services to the borough's business community. Each of these activities help offering information and advice helpful to their businesses and their owners, as well as opportunities for meeting and working with other businesses and groups in Queens.
Gloria Garcia (Assistant Manager – Bayside) & Rosalina Hernandez (Br. Manager Bayside)
Eduardo Giraldo, past President of the Queens Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and a recognized leader in the Hispanic Community & Angel Ramirez (Br. Manager – New Hyde Park)
On May 20th, 2012, Community National Bank participated in the CCMAC 8th Annual 5K Cancer walk/run in Eisenhower Park in support of the Colette Coyne Melanoma Awareness Campaign.
Robert Schuilaz, Dominick DiColandrea, Angel Ramirez (Br. Manager – New Hyde Park), Dharma Nargen, Scott McGrath (Br. Manager – Rockville Centre), Johnny McGrath
Kimesha Josephs, Angel Ramirez & Tara Nargen
The Runners getting ready to kick off the 5k run
Dominick DiColandrea, The Winner of the 5K Run/Walk, Angel Ramirez (Br. Manager – New Hyde Park) & Dharma Nargen
Leadership Huntington Gala & Graduation
Leadership Huntington is a member-driven organization committed to developing, connecting, and engaging all segments of the community by identifying needs and shared values, fostering positive relationships among all sectors, and creating opportunities for member-initiated and program-endorsed actions to meet those needs. Community National Bank proudly sponsors Leadership Huntington and we congratulate our Huntington Branch Manager, Vita Scaturro who graduated as part of the class of 2012 on April 12.
Leadership Huntington – Class of 2012
Bryan McCarthy (Assistant Br. Manager – Huntington) & Vita Scaturro (Branch Manger – Huntington)
Vita Scaturro, VP Branch Manager - Huntington
2011 Annual Chairman's Dinner
Community National Bank's Chairman, President & CEO, Stuart Lubow and the Board of Directors host the 2011 Annual Chairman's Dinner at Engineers Country Club in Roslyn Harbor, NY on December 1, 2011. The evening included a presentation from Special Guest Speaker and acclaimed political pollster John Zogby.
Stuart Lubow, Chairman, President & CEO of Community National Bank and John Zogby, Founder, Chairman of the Board and Chief Insights Officer of IBOPE Zogby International Market Research and Opinion Polling Firm.
Right Photo: Stuart Lubow, Chairman, President & CEO of Community National Bank, Therese Levine & Joseph Avallone of Creative Group Acquisition, Michael Ogus, First Vice President, Commercial Loan Officer of Community National Bank and Jay McConie, CFO Community National Bank.
Mr. Zogby, founder, Chairman of the Board and Chief Insights Officer of the renowned IBOPE Zogby International market research and opinion polling firm, presented an in-depth presentation on current market trends to an audience of CNB's most prestigious banking clientele. Mr. Zogby remains one of the most accurate pollsters and trendspotters in the US.
The event punctuated a banner year for Community National Bank. With commercial loan and deposit growth exceeding 20% annually, CNB has become a particularly attractive banking partner for small and middle market companies. The Bank also brought its total number of branches to nine by opening two new locations in 2011, including its first New York City branch in Bayside, Queens, and its second Suffolk County branch in Melville. A tenth branch is scheduled to open second quarter in Manhattan.
On February 8, 2012, The Town of Oyster Bay's Department of Economic Development, in conjunction with the Jericho Public Library and the Long Island Development Corporation (LIDC), conducted a free seminar to help businesses gain a competitive edge. These seminars are designed to help jump-start small businesses and create a necessary edge to retain and attract new customers.
Community National Bank is a sponsor for all 3 seminars (Feb 8, March 14 & April 25). On April 25, Community National Bank's First Vice President and Commercial Loan Officer Michael Ogus will be a guest speaker.
Photo (left to right):
John McHugh, Brainstorm Studio, Doris Mellina, LIDC/LISBAC, Irwin Krasnow, Area RE Associates Inc, Chanbir Kaur, Community National Bank-VP Branch Manager (Woodbury Branch), James McCaffrey Deputy Commissioner for Town of Oyster Bay, Ivona Jezewska, Community National Bank– VP Business Development Officer, Nicholas Turansky, Community National Bank -VP Branch Manager (Garden City Branch).
Melville Chamber of Commerce members and small business owners benefit from listening to a panel of experts discussing various resources currently available for financing. The well-attended breakfast seminar was hosted by T. Weiss Realty Corp. and sponsored by Long Island Development Corp/Long Island Small Business Assistance Corp.
Photo (left to right):
Neil Seiden, Asset Enhancement Solutions, LLC, Ron Goldmacher, President/CEO LIDC, Mike DeLouise, Melville Chamber of Commerce and Michael Ogus – First Vice President, Commercial Loan Officer Community National Bank.
On March 15th, 2012, at Leonard's of Great Neck, Community National Bank sponsored a booth at the NY Multicultural Business Expo. This is an event where business owners and corporate executives of different ethnic backgrounds come together to connect. The idea is to foster cultural awareness and create new business opportunities through networking and booth exhibits.
Angel Ramirez, VP Branch Manager Community National Bank (New Hyde Park Branch), and John Daymond, Co-Founder of Fubu and star of the hit show Shark Tank.
Right Photo: Angel Ramirez, VP Branch Manager Community National Bank (New Hyde Park Branch)
9th Annual Top Women in Business Awards DONNA FRASCO
More than 800 people dined and networked at Terrace on the Park on May 19 to help honor this year's Top Women in Business.
The 9th annual event honored over 40 women who in addition to making positive impacts in the business world are also active in giving back to their communities.
Community National Bank's Senior Vice President & Chief Retail Officer Donna Frasco was honored as one of the "Top Women in Business". Donna is photographed with Victoria Schneps-Yunis, President, CEO & Publisher of The Queens Courier and Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly who was also honored as "Best Man of the Year".
Right Photo (left to right):
Ralph G. Meyer Jr. - VP, Business Development Officer, Arzu Ket - Senior Personal Banker & Liran Hirschkorn – VP, Bayside Branch Manager
On April 12, 2011, Community National Bank took part in Trade Nassau, a B2B trade show held at The Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury, New York. The trade show brought together premier businesses from Long Island, giving them the opportunity to connect and network. The event had over 75 exhibitors and 1,000+ attendees.
Community National Bank is proud to have been both an exhibitor and sponsor of the event. Attending on behalf of the bank were branch managers, Vita Scaturro, Frank Trifaro, Nick Turansky, William Cherry and business development officer, Ralph Meyer.
William Cherry – Branch Manager –New Hyde Park
Right Photo (left to right):
Frank Trifaro (Branch Manager-Oceanside), Vita Scaturro (Branch Manager-Huntington) & William Cherry (Branch Manager-New Hyde Park)
On February 3, 2011, The Rising Stars recognized business leaders at their PREMIER Awards and Networking Event held at Citi Field; this event featured DARRYL STRAWBERRY "STAR OF STARS". Community National Bank's Great Neck Branch Manager Liran Hirschkorn and Commercial Loan Officer Brian Lawn were present.
PARKER'S PLATINUM PROFESSIONALS 2010
HONORS DONNA FRASCO
Models of Achievement Who Make
Their Communities a Better Place to Live
At the second annual tribute to "Parker's Platinum Professionals," held on December 6th, 2010, Parker's Associate Board of Trustees honored an extraordinary group of individuals, for their leadership, charitable, civic and community involvement. Donna Frasco, Senior Vice President and Chief Retail officer at Community National Bank was one of the honorees.
GREAT NECK LAWYERS ASSOCIATION HOLIDAY PARTY
In the spirit of the season, CNB sponsored the Great Neck Lawyers Association's (GNLA) Holiday Party on December 7, 2010 at CNB's corporate office on Middle Neck Road. Festivities included delicious food and raffles with over 50 attendees, including GNLA members and President, Lisa Petrocelli, as well as CNB's CEO, Chairman and President, Stuart Lubow, branch manager, Liran Hirschkorn, and employees.
HUNTINGTON CHAMBER GALA
CNB was a Casino Level Sponsor at the Roaring-20s themed Gala celebration of Huntington Township’s Chamber of Commerce 85th anniversary, which was held on November 19, 2010.
Community National Bank’s Huntington Branch Manager, Vita Scaturro, who is also an Executive Board member of the Chamber, was present.
Maryanne Hicks, Community Relations & Constituents Service for Senator Carl Marcellino, Vita Scaturro, Vice President/Branch Manager - CNB & Pat Grant, Commercial Insurance with Gundermann & Gundermann
Vita Scaturro, Vice President/Branch Manager – CNB & Peter Sloggatt –Associate Publisher of the Long Islander Newspaper
CNB’s branch managers participated at the event and met with potential clients to highlight our exceptional services and state-of-the-art products—Desktop Scanner.
17th ANNUAL TASTE OF THE HARVEST CELEBRATION
On October 26th, 2010, our very own Business Development Officer Ralph Meyer attended the 17th Annual Taste of the Harvest Celebration on Long Island, Sponsored by Island Harvest.
Long Island Harvest is the largest hunger relief organization on Long Island.
LONG ISLAND FALL FESTIVAL
Community National Bank participated and sponsored Long Island’s Annual Fall Festival, which was held on October 8-11, 2010 at Heckscher Park and produced by the Huntington Township Chamber of Commerce.
CNB’s Vita Scaturro, VP and Huntington Branch Manager volunteered the entire weekend in support of our community. She is also a Board Member and executive committee of the Chamber.
7th ANNUAL SYOSSET CHAMBER OF COMMERCE 2010 STREET FAIR & CARNIVAL
On Sunday, September 12, 2010, CNB employees volunteered at the Syosset Chamber of Commerce-sponsored 7th Annual Street Fair & Carnival.
CNB’s Woodbury Branch Manager, Roland Jimenez, who also serves on the Chamber’s board, was in attendance.
LUAU AT SUNSET 2010
CNB’s Huntington Branch attended the Huntington Township Chamber of Commerce hosted “Luau at Sunset,” which took place at Crab Meadow Beach in Northport on July 28th, 2010.
Huntington Branch Manager, Vita Scaturro, who is an Executive Board member and one of Chamber’s Board of Directors, was also in attendance.
Left Photo :
Thomas J. Kehoe,VP Seafight Logistic Inc & Village of Northport Trustee & Police Commissioner, Vita Scaturro, VP and Branch Manager-Huntington Branch & New York State Assembly Andrew Raia.
CNB Staff - Brian McCarthy, Courtney Bynoe Huntington Township Chamber of Commerce, Mari Angela Giaramida, Gerry Santoriello
ROCKVILLE CENTRE AMATEUR BEACH VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT
On July 11th 2010, Community National Bank in Rockville Centre geared up to sink the competition in the Lions Club Amateur Beach Volleyball Tournament in Long Beach, a charity fund-raising event to benefit Children Diabetes Awareness & Education.
Amanda Mars, Rachelle Lefevre, Tara Nargen, Scott McGrath (Team Captain/Rockville Centre Branch Manager), Johnny McGrath, Mike Rokos, Dharma Nargen
Mike Rokos, Tara Nargen, Scott McGrath, Johnny McGrath
ROCKVILLE CENTRE STREET FAIR
On Sunday June 28th 2010, CNB’s Rockville Centre employees participated in the RVC Street Fair, which is sponsored annually by the Rockville Centre Chamber of Commerce.
Community National Bank was there to promote the bank’s year-old Rockville Centre Branch, complete with raffles and giveaways for more than 100 participants who had a chance to spin our wheel of fun.