32 July & August 2017 Emporia Area Chamber of Commerce and Convention & Visitors Bureau Community National Bank & Trust - Finalist for 2017 Governor’s Award of Excellence Community National Bank & Trust was selected as one of five Finalists for the 2017 Governor’s Award of Excellence in the State of Kansas. This is the 3rd time in 5 years for the company to be chosen as a finalist for this prestigious award. The award qualifications include business expansion in Kansas, successful employee retention and recruitment practices, employee educational programs, capital investment in Kansas, and support of local activities and community events. In May, all finalists gave a presentation about their company and community involvement to a panel of judges from across the State. Community National Bank & Trust employees serve on over 105 Boards and Economic Development groups, and support over 50 not-for-profit entities, schools and organizations in the communities it serves. In the past 12 years, CNB&T has expanded to 10 additional Kansas communities Community National Bank & Trust: One of Five Finalists for the 2017 Governor’s Award of Excellence. and has added over 100 new service, strong support of local employees. The Bank’s most and regional needs, superior recent rating for the Community account and lending products Reinvestment Act (CRA) was an and a passion for community “Outstanding”. service. Community National Bank ABOUT COMMUNITY NATIONAL BANK & TRUST & Trust is a $975 million bank Community National Bank & Trust, chartered in 1987, has an emphasis on excellence in with 29 locations and nearly 350 employees bank-wide. Emporia locations are 701 Merchant St and 1440 Industrial Road.