Bank Board Member Bill Weissgerber Named
2020 Humanitarian Honoree by Community Trust Foundation
Posted on: September 11th, 2020
Bill Weissgerber, a member of Clear Mountain Bank’s board of directors, has been named as 2020 Humanitarian Honoree by the trustees of the Community Trust Foundation.
Weissgerber received the honorary award for his commitment to improving the lives of others in the region, with a focus on “Creating Opportunities for Our Youth” through his tireless dedication to the youth of Garrett County, MD.
“We are pleased to congratulate Bill on this prestigious and well-deserved honor,” said David M. Thomas, president and CEO of Clear Mountain Bank. “His dedication to creating opportunities for the youth of Garrett County has had a tremendous impact on many local families in our community. We are so fortunate to have Bill as a member of our bank’s board and as a member of our community.”
Weissgerber’s commitment to the youth of Garrett County has spanned several decades. He has been a long-time coach of both junior varsity and varsity basketball and is active with many community organizations in Garrett County.
In 2012, Weissgerber began what is now known as the WGW Community Youth Cup. The event includes a golf tournament, reception, and several community-based activities. Since its inception, the event has raised more than $800,000 for more than 75 different youth organizations and charities.
In addition to his role with Clear Mountain Bank, Weissgerber also serves on the board of directors for Garrett Regional Medical Center and is actively involved with the GRMC Foundation, helping the organization to raise significant funds for several capital campaigns.
Clear Mountain Bank is a locally owned and managed community bank that has been serving North Central West Virginia and western Maryland for more than 125 years. The bank provides a comprehensive array of digital and traditional banking products and services to meet the needs of its personal, business, commercial, mortgage, and financial planning customers.
About Community Trust Foundation
Community Trust Foundation (CTF) is a public foundation created with gifts from generous people committed to causes in Allegany, Garrett, and Mineral Counties in Maryland. For more information or to make a donation to the “Creating Opportunities for our Youth Fund, visit ctfinc.org or call 301-876-9172.