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August 28, 2018

VNB Is a Pawtner of the Charlottesville-Albemarle SPCA

Virginia National Bank (VNB) has been a proud “Pawtner” of the Charlottesville-Albemarle SPCA (CASPCA) since 2014. The Pawtnership demonstrates VNB’s commitment to supporting the life-saving programs at the CASPCA by contributing in a variety of ways.  VNB is dedicated to helping the homeless, sick, and neglected animals in our community.

The benefits of being a Pawtner include:

  • Top presenting sponsorship of the Critter Ball and bow-WOW-walk fundraising events
  • A splash page on the CASPCA’s website sponsoring the “Pet of the Month”
  • Logo on the homepage of the CASPCA website – 300,000 website visitors annually
  • Recognition sign in front of the CASPCA
  • Recognition in the CASPCA newsletter – mailed to 15,000+ households

In addition to the support given through the Pawtnership, VNB’s President and CEO, Glenn Rust, served as chair of the CASPCA’s board for nine years. Currently, VNB’s Chief Credit Officer, Gina Bayes, serves on the board of the CASPCA. By donating time and expertise, VNB’s contributions go far beyond monetary value. It is important to provide a safe, caring place for the animals in need within the community where VNB’s customers and employees live and work. Gina further explains, “Saving the animals that are abandoned, homeless, or found in horrible living conditions is vital for our community. The support VNB provides goes straight to the CASPCA so they can provide the very best care and services for the thousands of dogs and cats each year. The local support given by companies, like VNB, is imperative for their programs to continue.”

Join VNB at the upcoming Critter Ball fundraiser on Thursday, September 27 at Pippin Hill Farm & Vineyards. The evening will include dinner, a live auction and entertainment by Motown performers Kustom Made!

If your business is interested in becoming a Pawtner please contact the development office at the CASPCA at 434-973-5959.


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