Community service

Smith of City National recognized for community service | New

CHARLESTON, W.VA. City National Bank presented Cannonsburg Branch Manager Kimberlee Smith with the City Cares Award for Outstanding Community Service.

As part of his award recognition, Smith chose Ashland Community Kitchen and CASA of Northeast KY to each receive a $750 donation.

Each year, City recognizes employees who are dedicated to serving their communities with a City Cares award and a $1,500 donation to a charity of their choice. Smith was nominated for the award by her peers and was one of six winners chosen this year.

Kimberlee is a leader in her community – she leads the City team in the annual Chilifest fundraiser for Ashland’s Community Kitchen, is Treasurer of the Boyd County School Foundation, and serves on the Board of Directors of United Way of Eastern Kentucky.

Ashland Community Kitchen provides daily hot meals and food boxes to people in need in the Ashland area. They serve breakfast, lunch and dinner Monday through Friday, providing over 30,000 meals each year.

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) is a program to help advocate for children who have been removed from their permanent homes as a result of abuse or neglect by speaking on their behalf in court, visiting them regularly and offering support.