Coronado First Bank regularly makes financial contributions to organizations that positively impact the lives of people. Areas benefiting from the support of Coronado First Bank include civic events, education, youth programs, health, the arts, and business and economic development. We take pride in the accomplishments of the organizations and people we support.
Coronado First Bank believes in "Community First" and we strive to make a difference in the communities we serve, not only as a stable financial institution but also by contributing our time and resources. Each year our directors, officers and employees spend hundreds of hours working on projects that benefit the communities where we live and work.
March 23, 2013
Coronado Historical Association Event
February 23, 2013
Celebrating Coronado History with a Sea Stories & Ferry Tales event benefiting the Coronado Historical Association. Coronado First Bank joined the event held at the Coronado Marriott Resort. We had a great time and fun for all.
Pictured here from left to right are Joe and Sue Belmonte; Maria Kunac, President of Coronado First Bank; Renee Hinton, Senior Vice President of Coronado First Bank; Nancy and Spiro Chaconas; Bob Kennedy: Debbie Riddle; Karla Kennedy and Tom Riddle.
February 17, 2013
Coronado's 3rd Annual Valentine's Day 10K was held at Tidelands Park and Coronado First Bank was part of it. We had an 8 member team and we had a great time at this event. This years race was exceptionally inspirational and included world class racers, couples running together and even a wedding proposal. We want to thank Ben Vaughan with Vaughan Multisports for putting on a great race. All proceeds of this race will go to benefit The Islander Sports Foundation and The Stephen J. Wampler Foundation.
2012 Coronado Schools Foundation Awards
Coronado First Bank is a proud sponsor of Coronado Schools Foundation. We attended the California Dreamin' Benefit Auction that was held on November 10, 2012.
Pictured here from left to right are Debbie Warren-, VP Coronado First Bank, Spiro Chaconas- Owner of Spiro's Gyros and recipient of this years Merchant of the Year Award, Patty Cowen- CEO Coronado Schools Foundation, Nancy Chaconas and Renee Hinton- SVP Coronado First Bank.
October 19, 2012
Coronado First Bank is proud to honor Doug St Denis as this years Coronado Citizen of the Year. Doug currently serves as a member of the Coronado Planning Commission, the Coronado Design Review Commision and is Vice Chair of the Coronado Cultural Arts Commission. She is a founding member of the Coronado Public Arts Subcommittee and Honorary Board member of Coronado Historical Association. She previously served on the Historic Resource Commission. She is also a long time member of Soroptimist and a former Board Member of Lamb's Players Theatre, currently a board of SRO.
Her accomplishments in the art, architecture, culture, preservations and sensitive planning of Coronado are evident. With a joyous spirit that denies any of her projects are "work" but, rather, a labor of love, Doug tackles one assignment after another with contagious enthusiasm, focus and amazing energy.
Here Doug (far right) is joined by Coronado First Bank President Maria Kunac and previous Citizen of the Year recipients Tom Smisek and Steve Wampler.
August 2, 2012
Coronado First Bank Chief Financial Officer Charles Lanzrath and Executive Vice President Phil Chapman joined others at the Sea 'n Air Golf Course on a beautiful Coronado day to raise funds for the Coronado Hospital Foundation. The tournament raised more than $70,000 to benefit Sharp Coronado Hospital's new Healthy Living Center. The volunteers of Coronado Hospital Foundation work tirelessly in many events throughout the year to provide excellent care and benefits to the community.
Coronado Relay For Life 2012
On Saturday, August 4 and Sunday, August 5, 2012 staff of Coronado First Bank joined the American Cancer Society for the annual Relay for Life in Coronado.
The Relay for Life event is held in communities throughout the USA to raise funds and awareness for the American Cancer Society and to honor and remember people we have lost to cancer.
Bank Vice President Debbie Warren served on the local committee and has organized our Bank's participation for the last six years. Pictured here are CFB staff members with spouses, children and furry friends.
Other staff supported the American Cancer Society this week by enjoying a Lunch-Time fundraiser called Chow Down 4 A Cure. Some cooked, some donated and all enjoyed supporting the cause.
Pictured here are Cancer Survivors who start the day in the Survivor's Lap which honors those who have battled cancer. Early in the day a lively group jumped to a 30 minute Zumba class. Throughout the day everyone enjoyed some great live music and the kids used some of their energy in the bounce house.
The community of Coronado is proud to help raise funds for cancer research. This year, Coronado's event generated over $30,000. Thanks to all who participated.
2012 Low Tide Ride & Stride
June 24, 2012
The Rotary Club of Coronado's annual Low Tide Ride & Stride takes place on the beach between Camp Surf in Imperial Beach and Sunset Park in Coronado, a distance of 8.2 miles. Traditionally run each June on the weekend closest to the low tide, the event benefits the Coronado Rotary Foundation and its charities. The main beneficiaries are The Fisher House at Balboa Hospital; The Warrior Foundation; The Armed Services YMCA; and the C-5 Unit at Balboa Hospital. Over 920 people participated in the run and ride this year.
Coronado First Bank is proud to be a Title Sponsor of this years Low Tide Ride & Stride.
Pictured are Coronado Rotarians Gary Kennedy and Howard Somers receiving a check from Coronado First Bank's Chairman Steve Rippe and Community Representative Dan Orr.
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