Community National Bank Helps to Create Career and College Opportunities for Adults in Central Vermont


Barre, Vermont June 23, 2020

Community National Bank LogoiCommunity National Bank donated $1,500 to Central Vermont Adult Basic Education (CVABE), in support of adult education programs. The overall goal of CVABE’s adult education programs is to create career and college opportunities for all adults, so that they can achieve independence and create better lives for themselves and their families

“Education opens doors and opportunities,” says Carol Shults-Perkins, Executive Director of CVABE. “Community National Bank’s support will help almost 500 adult learners in Central Vermont to reach their goals and change their lives.”

“Community National Bank is happy to support CVABE’s educational programming,”

says Holly Pepin of Community National Bank.

“Community National Bank has supported CVABE’s mission and students for 17 years,” says Shults-Perkins. “We are honored to call them a partner in learning. Their generosity has helped thousands of adults in Central Vermont to achieve their goals, and this year’s support, amidst the COVID-19 epidemic, is as important as ever."

CVABE, now in its 55th year of service, provides free adult education and literacy services to Washington, Orange and Lamoille counties in Vermont. The individualized and goal-drive instruction opens opportunities that lead to careers and further education.